Second Transition Podcast
with Dr. Philip Loring
How might our strategies for solving the world’s biggest problems change if we knew that radical, system-wide change was already underway? In this podcast, anthropologist and award-winning science communicator Phil Loring will talk with experts, activists, and visionaries from around the world and ask, “What might a radically changed future entail? What steps can we take right now to change course and make such a future possible?" Join us in this expansive conversation about the amazing futures that lie ahead.
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In this episode Phil speaks with Riley Yesno, an Anishinaabe scholar and research fellow with University of Toronto and the Yellowhead Institute. They talk about the Land Back movement that seeks to restore indigenous sovereignty and stewardship over…

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In this episode, Phil talks with Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, CEO of the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance and author of the essential “In the Shadow of Green Man.” Phil and Regi discuss the promise and imperative of regenerative solutions in food…

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In this episode Phil talks with Dr. Shoshana Jacobs, a professor at the University of Guelph who has been an outspoken critic of university responses to COVID19 and tireless innovator when it comes to making universities more accessible, equitable,…

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In this episode Phil speaks with chef and social entrepreneur Mark Brand. Brand, host of the new show “Better” works with communities around the world to solve problems such as hunger and homelessness from the ground up by rebuilding compassionate,…

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In this episode Phil speaks with Nora Bateson, an educator, filmmaker, and writer known for her distinctive expertise and perspectives on complexity and change. We talk about the discomfort and disquiet of change, the deeply seeded parts of our…

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In this episode Phil talks with World Food Prize and Arrell Global Food Innovation Award winner Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, of Worldfish. We talk about small scale fisheries, the blue economy, and shifting the global food narrative from “feeding” the…

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In this episode I speak with Rob Percival, author of the new book, The Meat Paradox. We explore the cultural, and psychological, and evolutionary basis of our complicated relationship with the animals we eat (or choose not to). You can connect with…

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In this episode Phil speaks with Dr. Kelsey Leonard, a water scientist, legal scholar, policy expert, writer, and enrolled citizen of the Shinnecock Nation. They explore the imperative to acknowledge personhood for water, and how this goes part and…

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In this episode Phil speaks with Giorgos Kallis, author of the books “Limits” and “The Case for Degrowth”, and Filka Sekulova of the think-tank Research and Degrowth, who researches the economic basis of happiness as well as degrowth and nature-based…

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In this episode Phil talks with Dr. Million Belay, general coordinate for the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (https://afsafrica.org/). We explore food sovereignty, how corporate control of food systems has come to be, the Green Revolution,…

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