First, secret heroes. We know the role of presidents and other leaders in shaping history, however we hear little about the unsung heroes; many who have risked their lives to liberate and rescue others. Who might some of those secret heroes be? We are joined by Paul Martin author of Secret Heroes: Everyday Americans Who Shaped Our World. [ dur: 14 mins. ]
- Paul Martin is journalist, author and editor. He is the author of Secret Heroes: Everyday Americans Who Shaped Our World.
New sustainable ownership models are emerging with groups, unions, and entire communities coming together to co-own their workplaces, homes, and sources of credit. We speak with Marjory Kelly, author of Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolutions. [ dur: 30 mins. ]
- Marjorie Kelly is the Senior Fellow and Executive Vice President of The Democracy Collaborative. She is also an Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute. She is the author of The Divine Right of Capital: Dethroning the Corporate Aristocracy and Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution by Marjorie Kelly (2012-06-04).
Finally, are some green solutions unhelpful for the environment or worse, do they actually harm it? Heather Rogers is the author of Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution. [ dur: 14 mins. ]
- Heather Rogers is journalist and author. She is the author of Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage and Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution.
This program is produced with generous contribution from Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.
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Another GREAT show today 7/2/17 on KPFK, thanks! It sounded like you may not be familiar with Los Angeles’ own AMAZING L.A. EcoVillage? If not, you will love them and maybe want to interview Lois Arkin! Their website is: