After the recent events in Beirut, Kenya, and Paris, I decided to invite several key members of the Evolutionary Leader’s Circle to discuss these events and to start a dialogue on how we can look at them from different perspectives. Don Beck couldn’t get on the hangout so I called Joe Martino of Collective-Evolution to bring a millennial voice to this party. I was joined by Barbara Marx Hubbard, Elza Maalouf, Gregg Braden, and Stephen Dinan.
What are the peaceful solutions? Well, how about helping impoverished people get the resources they need so they don’t get marginalized and subsequently, get pulled into an ugly [...]
“Total war against Islamic extremists is exactly what they want” – Scott Mann
In light of the recent tragedy in Paris, I’ve moved this interview up because you need to watch this. It was conducted a couple of weeks ago (before this last round of insanity) and am jumping the gun to release it now. Terrorism and ISIS are call over the news and we’re all furious about what’s happening.
I interviewed Scott Mann who was on the front lines for a long time. He is a former Green Beret who did 3 combat tours in Afghanistan. He’s stability expert, and an architect and implementer of the U.S. Army’s Special Operations Village Stability Operations in [...]
John Lambie is a licensed civil engineer in California, Oregon, and Washington states, a Professional Geologist and Engineering Geologist in California, and a Certified Water Rights Examiner in Oregon. He has evaluated and modeled groundwater at the basin scale and site scale for a wide variety of water resource projects. The projects have ranged from municipal and industrial supply planning and evaluation, to water supply for habitat areas. He has also worked on characterization and remediation of hazardous chemicals in soil and water under the federal Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, CERLCA, RCRA, NEPA, and correlative state laws.
John Lambie joins Pedram [...]
David Gershon, co-founder and CEO of Empowerment Institute, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on behavior-change, community empowerment and large-system transformation, and applies this expertise to issues requiring community, organizational, and societal change. David joins Pedram on this episode of The Urban Monk Podcast to talk about the process of empowering communities.
In this episode, he also discusses the projects he’s been working on, which includes the Cool City Challenge that aims to reduce CO2 emissions. The Cool City Challenge will prototype the Cool Block Program in three Northern California cities and then take it to scale statewide, [...]