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A Worldview Apart

Aug 10, 2018

Laurie Ristinois a legal and policy expert on food security, the farm bill, ecosystem services, and private lands conservation. She currently advises organizations through her consultancy, Strategies for a Sustainable Future. In this episode she and Eric talk about some of the ways the Farm Bill has failed, how the pace...


Aug 8, 2018

Jahi Chappell is the senior research fellow in Agroecology and Agricultural Policy at Coventry University’s Centre for Agroecology, Water, and Resilience. He is also the author of the book Beginning to End Hunger: Food and the Environment in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Beyond. In this episode he and Eric talk about...


Aug 1, 2018

Shannon Martinez is a former Neo-Nazi who today develops and implements programs to inoculate people against violence-based lifestyles and ideologies. She and Eric talk about how anger and a desire for belonging drew her to Neo-Nazism in her teens, the turn of events that led her away from hate, the importance of...


Jul 25, 2018

Jason Hirsch is an anthropologist who studies the history and philosophy of medicine, with a particular interest in Western herbalism and its relationships and tensions operating alongside mainstream medicine in the United States. In this episode he and Eric talk about the impact that seeing ourselves as separate...


Jul 18, 2018

Stephen Jenkinson is a teacher, storyteller, spiritual activist, farmer, and founder of the Orphan Wisdom School. He is also an author, having written Money and the Soul’s Desires, Die Wise, and most recently the book Come of Age. In this episode he talks with Eric about ancestry and culture, about the difference...