Conversations with Michael Stone on KVMR
Summary: Conversations on KVMR, a weekly radio show hosted by Michael Stone, brings you leading edge thinkers, authors and activists in the areas of Environmental Restoration, Social Justice, Evolutionary Cosmology and Spiritual fulfillment. We look for positive solutions to local and global issues that leave you touched, moved, and inspired to action. Our weekly guests include local and global experts and concerned citizens working together to heal the wounds that separate, alienate, and marginalize people.
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Joseph M. Marshall III was born and raised on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation and holds a PhD from the reservation university, which he helped to establish. The award-winning author of ten books, including Hundred in the Hand, The Lakota Way, and The Journey of Crazy Horse, he has also contributed to various publications and written several screenplays. His first language is Lakota, he handcrafts primitive Lakota bows and arrows, and he is a specialist in wilderness survival. www.josephmarshall.com
Gangaji is dedicated to the recognition of peace and freedom inherent in the core of all being. An internationally renowned teacher and the author of The Diamond in Your Pocket and her just released Hidden Treasure: Uncovering the Truth in Your Life Story, she is supported by her foundation’s global network of volunteers. She has met with hundreds of thousand of people from all walks of life in open meetings and retreats.www.gangaji.org
Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over thirty-five years. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, he has published thirteen books and recorded eight audio projects. Recent work includes his next book of spiritual inquiry,Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, a new book of teaching stories, As Far As the Heart Can See, Finding Inner Courage, audio books of The Book of Awakening and Finding Inner Courage, and Staying Awake and Holding Nothing Back. His most recent book of poetry is Surviving Has Made Me Crazy. As a cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship.
Ecophilosopher Joanna Macy, Ph.D., is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism. As the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, she has created a groundbreaking theortical framework for personal and social change, as well as a powerful workshop methodology for its application. www.joanamacy.net
Joshua Hart is the Director of Stop Smart Meters.org, an organization fighting the forced deployment of wireless utility meters that harm health, violate civil liberties and endanger public safety. He completed his Masters Degree in Transportation Planning at the University of the West of England and has worked in the energy industry, as an urban planner, environmental advocate, and freelance journalist.
Dave Gardner is the director and co-producer of the new film, GrowthBusters. After a successful career producing a PBS series and award-winning business films for such clients as American Airlines, Coca-Cola, IBM, and even Enron, Dave realized he was part of an unsustainable system failing to provide most people with happiness and fulfillment. So he decided to focus his filmmaking skills on exploration of that system. His non-profit documentary project, Hooked on Growth, is the first of what Dave expects to be a series of groundbreaking films about genuine sustainability. Katie Elmore, is interviewed in the film Growthbusters, in addition to being the Vice President of Communications and Programs for Population Media Center, which uses entertainment education strategies, (aka: soap operas), in countries all over the world to help promote women's empowerment, the use of family planning, reproductive health and child education. Katie is a young woman with a global perspective, dedicated to justice, health and sustainability work. www.populationmedia.org
Mary Evelyn Tucker is a senior lecturer and research scholar, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Yale Divinity School. She is co-founder and co-director of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale and author of Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase. http://fore.research.yale.edu/
Will Keepin, Ph.D., President, Executive Director and co-founder of the Satyana Institute. He also started the Power of Reconciliation project (formerly Gender Reconciliation), which has organized intensive gatherings in six countries for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he presented testimony to European and Australian parliaments and the US House of Representatives. Will is author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men. www.satyana.org Cynthia Brix, M.Div, MA., Program Director of Satyana Institute. Cynthia is an interfaith minister specializing in international peacemaking, and spiritual direction for young adults. She is co-founder of the Women’s Spiritual Mastery project, and she co-directs the Power of Reconciliation project. A long-time student of Eknath Easwaran's Passage Meditation, Cynthia leads retreats on interfaith spirituality, and she is adjunct faculty at Holy Names University. Cynthia is contributing author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation between Women and Men, and co-author of Women Healing Women. www.satyana.org
Sandra Ingerman teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. She has trained and founded an international alliance of Medicine for the Earth Teachers and shamanic teachers. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times. She is the author of numerous books on Shamanism. www.sandraingerman.com
Dianne Collins, is a visionary thinker, writer, creator and producer, passionate about showing people new ways of seeing that can make their life sublime. Her lifelong study of the evolution of human awareness, her love of entertainment and creativity as mediums for conscious awakening, and her ability and natural wit to speak what is in people's hearts, all led her to create the QuantumThink® system of thinking. She is also the author of the book, Do You QuantumThink? New Thinking That Will Rock Your World. diannecollins.com
Charles Eisenstein is a Professor, lecturer and workshop leader. He is also theAuthor of The Ascent of Humanity, the upcoming Sacred Economics, and two influential essays on money: Money and the Crisis of Civilization and Money and The Turning of Age A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and writes about civilization, economics, and the evolution of human consciousness. www.ascentofhumanity.com Will Wilkinson, co-author of Forgiving the Unforgivable, has been a professional ghost writer for ten years. He's also produced and hosted hundreds of television interviews and is currently working on a trilogy of feature science fiction films. His interest in alternative currencies began when he founded and ran a health clinic in Victoria, BC Canada for five years in the 80's, successfully offering services on an entirely donation basis. He cofounded the Southern Oregon Time Bank over a year ago. It now has 150 members with exchanges every day. www.sotb.org
Carolyn Baker, Ph.D., was an adjunct professor of history and psychology for 11 years and a psychotherapist in private practice for 17 years. Much of her writing offers emotional and spiritual tools for preparing for living in a post-industrial world. Carolyn's latest book is Navigating The Coming Chaos: A Handbook For Inner Transition. Her other books include Sacred Demise: Walking The Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization's Collapse, Coming Out From Christian Fundamentalism: Affirming Sensuality, Social Justice, and The Sacred, U.S. History Uncensored: What Your High School Textbook Didn't Tell You and The Journey of Forgiveness. carolynbaker.net
Matthew Stein is an MIT-educated engineer, author and building contractor, Matthew Stein has built hurricane-resistant, energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly homes and designed computer disc drives, water filtration devices, solar PV roofing panels, medical bacteriological filters, and automated assembly machinery, among other things. An avid outdoorsman, he currently resides with his wife, Josie, in the High Sierra Mountains near Lake Tahoe, California. His latest book is When Technology Fails: A manual for self-reliance, sustainability, and surviving the long emergency. www.whentechfails.com
Richard Heinberg is one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators. He is the author of eight books, journalist, editor, lecturer, a Core Faculty member of New College of California where he teaches a program on "Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community," and a Research Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute. His latest book is End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. www.richardheinberg.comclear yet compassionate eyes.
Kathy Altman - While highly trained in many forms of dance, it wasn't until Kathy's catalytic meeting with Gabrielle 30 years ago that her true callingfound her. As Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Kathy was the first person asked to help Gabrielle bring her work out into the world. Over the past 20 years Kathy's teaching has brought thousands of people back to the joy of their own, original movement. movingcenterschool.com/kathy-altman Lori Saltzman - Since stumbling into a 5Rhythms workshop 25 years ago, Lori's full-time devotion has been helping people to recover the spirited dance they left behind or discover the dancer they never met. Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Lori¹s natural persistence and humor coaxes even the most reluctant people to let themselves move, shed tired old patterns that don¹t work anymore, and glimpse themselves with clear yet compassionate eyes. movingcenterschool.com/lori-saltzman