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Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change.
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Team Human Douglas Rushkoff

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 282 Ratings

Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change.
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    Janelle Orsi

    Janelle Orsi

    Playing for Team Human today, Co-Founder of the Sustainable Economies Law Center and Senior Advisor to the Institute For The Future’s Equitable Enterprise Initiative, Janelle Orsi helps Rushkoff overcome his dream for a turn-key solution for greater wealth distribution.
    🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explains how we can transcend both denial and distraction when the world seems to be coming apart.
    📰 You can read a written version of Rushkoff’s monologue, That Queasy Feeling, on Medium.
    🌍 Team Human is made possible thanks to the generous support of our listeners on Patreon. Your support will unlock access to our Discord community and exclusive bonus content from the Rushkoff archive on our Team Human Team Feed.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Kibbitz Room II live from the Team Human Apocalypse Bunker

    Kibbitz Room II live from the Team Human Apocalypse Bunker

    Playing for Team Human today, it’s Team Human! Douglas Rushkoff hosts the second Team Human call-in show from the community Discord server.
    He fields questions from community members discussing how the ideals of the 1990s counterculture won, the role of religion in Team Human's mission, and why platform cooperatives have trouble scaling against venture capital-backed ventures. Recorded July 23, 2022.
    You can participate in the next live Kibbitz room inside the virtual Apocalypse Bunker on Friday, August 26 at 1 PM ET. Live from the Team Human community Discord server.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Conner Habib

    Conner Habib

    Author of Hawk Mountain and Host of Against Everyone with Conner Habib, Conner Habib shows us how shared stories and identification with each other’s trauma can help us find a new level of solidarity with one another.
    🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explains why higher prices are not necessarily a bad thing.
    📰 You can read a written version of Rushkoff’s monologue, Breaking News: Stuff Actually Costs a Lot, on Medium.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Éliane Ubalijoro & David Jensen

    Éliane Ubalijoro & David Jensen

    UNEP co-champions of the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability (CODES) Éliane Ubalijoro and David Jensen help us see how to marry big, top-down efforts with bottom-up reality.
    🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff reminds us that no matter how bad things get, the basic principles of ethical behavior remain the same.
    📰 You can read a written version of Rushkoff’s monologue, Don’t Change the Picture, Change Reality, on Medium.
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    • 52 min
    Kibbitz Room live from the Virtual Apocalypse Bunker

    Kibbitz Room live from the Virtual Apocalypse Bunker

    Playing for Team Human today, it’s Team Human! Douglas Rushkoff hosts the first live Team Human call-in show from the community Discord server.
    He fields questions from community members discussing the different ways of acknowledging the value created and extracted by social media platforms, why algorithms tend to create fear-based affinity groups, and how to consider emerging technologies and Web3 for decentralized or cooperative governance. Recorded July 1, 2022.
    You can participate in the next live Kibbitz room inside the virtual Apocalypse Bunker on Saturday, July 23, at 12 PM ET. Live from the Team Human community Discord server.
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    • 54 min
    Philip Rosedale

    Philip Rosedale

    Founder of Second Life and High Fidelity Labs Philip Rosedale discusses the misguided efforts fueling Web3 and helps us retrieve the original mission for immersive social platforms.
    🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explores how speculators prevent crypto from working as a safe haven.
    📰 You can read a written version of Rushkoff’s monologue, The Tail Wagging The Doge, on Medium.
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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
282 Ratings

282 Ratings

Chaz Duga ,

Great show

I've been into DR since Media Virus! What a ride! :)

Seth McCombs ,

If you’re sick of partisan politics

and you’re looking for something humane and rational to give you hope and useful ways of approaching the future, listen to this podcast and read the book!

parker-1 ,

Hello Kooks

I remember when I was a teenager and I was into metaphysical nonsense like this. Thank goodness I given up on that woo. Gave it two stars because I thought it was sort of entertaining, in a weird kind of way. See ya crockpots later.

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