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This page is an index of audio programs, including presentations, presentation excerpts, panel discussions, documentary interviews, online interviews, talk radio guest appearances, broadcast radio news and feature stories, green performances, and radio documentaries, for speakers, performers and authors with last names starting with "W."

Karen Walz

The Politics of Planning. Presentation by Karen Walz. Segment of a panel presentation at the National Building Museum that explored how planners can build on Olmsted Jr.'s work and enact bold, wide-ranging plans and discussed large-scale collaborative planning projects and challenges at various levels of government. Listen Here >>

Dave Wann

KCSB Sustainable World. Interview with Dave Wann. Much of the discussion is focused on Wann’s book Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle. Wann explains how social connections, good health, contact with nature, stimulating work, leisure time, and great neighborhoods represent our real wealth. By rethinking monster houses, excessive airplane travel, feedlot meat, and suburbs-without-stores, we can reduce our ecological footprint. Listen Here >>

Zoe Weil

Most Good, Least Harm: WERU Radio. Interview with Zoe Weil. In this interview, Weil discusses her book Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life. She argues that change starts with each one of us, and that the true path to inner peace requires exploring ways to become involved with the community, make better choices as consumers, and develop positive messages to live by. Listen Here >>

Animal Voices Radio: CFRO Radio. Interview with Zoe Weil. Features a discussion focusing on humane education and MOGO (Most Good) choices, and the power of both to create a compassionate, just world. Listen Here >>

Raising A Generation Of Solutionaries. Interview with Zoe Weil. Covers a wide range of topics, including the definition and role of humane education, how education is the root system that effects every other system, the blessings of collaboration, and why we need what Weil calls “solutionaries.” Listen Here >>

Rethinking Education. Interview with Zoe Weil. “Many years ago I picked up a book called Above All Be Kind, explains program host Dr. Lisa Belisle. “This was during a time when I was raising my children. It is about raising a humane child in challenging times, and it’s by Zoe Weil. Zoe is a pioneer in the humane education movement. Her first TEDx talk, The World Becomes What You Teach, is one of the most watched of all TEDx talks. Listen Here >>

Sustainable Education. Interview with Zoe Weil. The obligation of education is to cultivate a generation of “solutionaries,” says Weil. Education should foster kind, just, and socially conscious people who will protect the environment and promote human rights. The interview focuses on sustainable education, but touches upon educational equity issues as well as how “Common Core” fits into Weil’s vision for meaningful change. Listen Here >>

Sustainable Education Part II. Interview with Zoe Weil. Part I covered the intersection of sustainability and public education. This follow-up interview goes deeper into some concrete strategies, programs, and curricula that can help make this vision real. What’s the link between obesity and the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico? How do you bridge the equity gap that PTA fundraising inadvertently widens? And how can teaching critical thinking in public education help to sustain this institution that is the lifeblood of a participatory democracy? Listen Here >>

Jay Weinstein

The Ethical Gourmet. Interview with Jay Weinstein. In this interview, Weinstein describes the choices each of us can make to ensure that what we eat doesn't deplete resources, cause animal or human suffering, or lead to pollution. His book The Ethical Gourmet features creative ways to use eco-friendly vegetables and legumes, sustainable seafood, and humanely raised animals. Listen Here >>

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