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Dedicated to “anything we need to know to have a democracy”: Democratic Animism, Pragmatic Mysticism, Applied Divination, Renaissance of Reverent Ingenuity. Hosted by Caroline Casey. Her guests are allies contributing to a culture of reverent ingenuity. Critique and Solution.

KPFA - The Visionary Activist Show The Visionary Activist Show

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Dedicated to “anything we need to know to have a democracy”: Democratic Animism, Pragmatic Mysticism, Applied Divination, Renaissance of Reverent Ingenuity. Hosted by Caroline Casey. Her guests are allies contributing to a culture of reverent ingenuity. Critique and Solution.

    The Visionary Activist Show – Hearing Aids for the January 6th / Epiphany Hearings

    The Visionary Activist Show – Hearing Aids for the January 6th / Epiphany Hearings

    "Speak to the weary a word that will rouse them!" Sayeth Isaiah; Caroline welcomes long time ally of democracy, mytho*politico*word wizard diagnostician, mentor, James Yeager, born into a Texas ACLU populist tradition; at this rising solstice tide, encouraging us to Incantational magic to invite in the protectors of democracy, that we all may wake up, and dance our way back into the Choreography of Creation.

    James Yeager worked for Senator Gene McCarthy and wrote Washington articles for the Texas Observer, the Progressive Populist and the Minority Business Report. He now lives in Santa Fe NM.

     

     

     

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    The Visionary Activist Show – Transformative Storycraft at Dark of Moon (Replay)

    The Visionary Activist Show – Transformative Storycraft at Dark of Moon (Replay)

    [caption id="attachment_10494" align="alignright" width="300"] Baratunde (Credit: Mathieu Young)[/caption]

    Dark o Moon, when we gather to determine the course of culture, Caroline welcomes, Baratunde Thurston (dedicated to humor, wisdom, and compassion in service to complex conversations.)

    “Baratunde is an Emmy-nominated host who has worked for The Onion, produced for The Daily Show, advised the Obama White House, and wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black. He’s the creator and host of How To Citizen with Baratunde which Apple named one of its favorite podcasts of 2020 and for which he received the Social Impact Award at the 2021 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards. He’s also a founding partner of the new media startup Puck. In 2019, he delivered what MSNBC’s Brian Williams called “one of the greatest TED talks of all time.” Baratunde is unique in his ability to integrate and synthesize themes of race, culture, politics, and technology to explain where our nation is and where we can take it.”

    www.baratunde.com [1]

    Today’s break music: Phoenix by Damien Escobar

     

     

     

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    [1] https://www.baratunde.com/
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    The Visionary Activist Show – Calling all those Willing to be agents of Citizen Trickster

    The Visionary Activist Show – Calling all those Willing to be agents of Citizen Trickster

    Caroline hosts herself, and Amikaeyla
    via part of their Friday the 13th presentation at Bioneers

    Presented Friday the 13th of May at 9pm
    at the Palace of Fine Arts, Marin Conference Center, Bioneers Conference

    Calling all those Willing to be agents of Citizen Trickster
    Wonder, & Revelation in Call & Response - Partnering with Flora Fauna
    to ladle altruistic ingenuity from the cauldron of horrific cruelty. Animism - not a belief - just good manners! This Friday the 13th let's declare inquisition over!(war on life seemingly relentless, yet ) Safety lies in everyone coming out - as initiated animistic science wizards, pragmatic mystics. Ally ally in come free - all that's been falsely estranged, as a mean trick of the Reality Police, dancing back into spicy accord. Everything a dance partner. Including the virus. We gather to avail ourselves of all of our skills, expanding our repertoire of responses so as to be in cahoots with Nature's evolutionary trickster Genius. Astro*Mythology guiding meta*narrative and the music to call in what we need to make our dedications manifest.

     

    Support The Visionary Activist Show on Patreon [1] for weekly Chart & Themes ($4/month) and more...
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    Patreon's at the $23/month level received the full Bioneers recording soon after the live event for this month's audio bonus.

    [1] https://www.patreon.com/TheVisionaryActivistShow
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    The Visionary Activist Show – Rescuing the Planet

    The Visionary Activist Show – Rescuing the Planet

    Caroline hosts long-time ally of all life, Tony Hiss, whose latest book, “Rescuing the Planet, protecting half the land to heal the earth,” with forward by E.O. Wilson
    re: the necessary miracle of half of earth’s wild habitat, protected, 
    humans living in altruistic ingenious harmony with our Flora Fauna kin…
     
    Tony Hiss is the author of 15 books, including the award-winning “The Experience of Place.” He was a staff writer for the New Yorker for more than 30 years. He lives in the same NYC apartment in which he grew up...

     

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    The Visionary Activist Show – Protect Nature Now

    The Visionary Activist Show – Protect Nature Now

    Dangers of GMO, antidote is
    Democracy in all realms….not cutting DNA, “Like cutting our connection to guiding ancestors.” (Claire Cummings)

    Caroline welcomes Jeffrey Smith, author of Seeds of Deception,
    increasing awareness industry and government lies about GMO safety. In the book Genetic Roulette, he organized the science behind GMO health risks in a unique, easy-to-digest format, prompting one reviewer to write, “Smith has to be the best science communicator alive today.”
    “Jeffrey is the founding executive director of the Institute for Responsible Technology and the founder of the Protect Nature Now movement to safeguard the global microbiome.”

    Today KPFA is in Fund Drive, Jeffrey is offering digital copies of the film version of Genetic Roulette for pledges of $100+. [1]

    https://protectnaturenow.com/ [2]

    https://www.responsibletechnology.org/ [3]

     

     
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    [1] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [2] https://protectnaturenow.com/
    [3] https://www.responsibletechnology.org/
    [4] https://www.patreon.com/TheVisionaryActivistShow
    [5] https://www.patreon.com/TheVisionaryActivistShow

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    The Visionary Activist Show – Land Back as Climate Justice

    The Visionary Activist Show – Land Back as Climate Justice

    Indigenous Leadership protecting Flora Fauna Land &Sea, Caroline welcomes long-time ally, Dune Lankard, founder and president of The Native Conservancy.
    Land Back as a climate justice solution is this Waxing Lunar Eclipse!
    & the sacrament of Kelp.

    After the Exxon spill and Alaska Native Corporations clearcutting ancestral lands in the Gulf of Alaska, followed by government buying Native lands in the name of conservation, Eyak Athabaskan Native Dune Lankard decided to form the Native Conservancy to change the way conservation was done in his Eyak homelands.

    NativeConservancy.Org [1]

    And related links to explore:
    Landback.org [2]
    Indigenous climate efforts vital to fight against environmental destruction (ABC News) [3]
    How to source, support, and scale grassroots climate solutions (MIT Sloan) [4]
    Seaweed Farming Has Vast Potential (But Good Luck Getting a Permit) (Pew Trust) [5]
    Podcast: Kelp, condors and Indigenous conservation (Mongabay.com) [6]

    Support The Visionary Activist Show on Patreon [7] for weekly Chart & Themes ($4/month) and more...
    *Woof*Woof*Wanna*Play?!?* [8]
    photo: Pixabay [9]

    [1] http://nativeconservancy.org/
    [2] https://landback.org/
    [3] https://abcnews.go.com/US/indigenous-climate-efforts-vital-fight-environmental-destruction/story?id=84250718
    [4] https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/how-to-source-support-and-scale-grassroots-climate-solutions
    [5] https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2022/03/07/seaweed-farming-has-vast-potential-but-good-luck-getting-a-permit
    [6] https://news.mongabay.com/2022/02/podcast-kelp-condors-and-indigenous-conservation/
    [7] https://www.patreon.com/TheVisionaryActivistShow
    [8] https://www.patreon.com/TheVisionaryActivistShow
    [9] https://pixabay.com/photos/animals-forest-silhouette-deer-1818690/

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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

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These are the conversations we must have now

These are meaningful conversations around the issues with the greatest impact on our likelihood for survival. I am grateful just to know these folks are out there.

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The Visionary Activist Show is a Blessing

I am so grateful to Caroline Casey for the blessing of the Visionary Activist Show, and for bringing her unique, whimsical, and profoundly resonant perspective to the community through this program. Abundant blessings to all who make this program possible.

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One of the best shows ever! Thanks and love to you both!

Sanity amidst the deluge. Many thanks!

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