Season 2

May 27, 2021

Stories matter: the invisible war

This time on the podcast, the story of an invisible war. Shots are fired. Injuries sustained. But how do you fight an enemy you c…

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April 16, 2021

Stories matter: the elephant whisperer

An armchair safari to a place where humans and elephants are engaged in a deadly conflict over resources — and the one man who ca…

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March 12, 2021

History matters: not Gone With the Wind

Confederate soldiers never reached the US Capitol during the Civil War, but the "Confederate flag" (which was actually the battle…

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Jan. 26, 2021

History matters: heroes or traitors?

The divisions that have taken hold of the country are playing out not only in our public lives, but also in some of our closest r…

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Dec. 10, 2020

Plan Be: embracing "radical hospitality" with Mike Gray

Is Santa real? You bet. These days he goes by the name Mike Gray, a retired jack of all trades who lives not at the North Pole, b…

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Nov. 19, 2020

Plan Be: warrior turned potter Matt Marasch

In the first of our “be the change” stories — stories about people who are being the change they want to see in their own communi…

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Nov. 12, 2020

Transcending Tribalism

This has been a time of trauma — for some of us it started four years ago, for others just last week. It's tempting to think the …

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Oct. 29, 2020

Country over party: this is what democracy looks like

Today, as voters head to the polls in record numbers and with concerns around the election at a fever pitch, we’re talking about …

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Oct. 22, 2020

Let's get it started with Baratunde

There's nobody better to kick off our new season — and "Plan Be" — than the man who helped inspire it: Citizen Baratunde, Executi…

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Oct. 15, 2020

Season 2 trailer: Plan Be

As the pandemic drags on and the American project feels like it’s spiralling out of control, hope can feel hard to come by. What’…

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