Ep. 52 - Building the Solidarity Economy with David Cobb

David Cobb is a board member of Cooperation Humboldt, a local organization striving to create a solidarity economy in California’s North Coast. David is a "people's lawyer" who has sued corporate polluters, lobbied elected officials, run for office as the Green Party Presidential Nominee in 2004, and has even been arrested for non-violent civil disobedience. In this conversation we discuss Cooperation Humboldt’s vision for a solidarity economy, social change and progressive politics, public banking, improving the life of the working class, the rise of fascism, and much more. Find out more at www.cooperationhumboldt.com

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. The KOZM makes fitness clothing without wrecking the planet and gives 5% of all profits to yoga empowerment projects. Visit www.thekozm.com and use the coupon code HL10 to receive 10% off your purchase order.

Show Notes: Examples of faith-based activists listed in this conversation include Jim Wallis and the Sojourners, Dorothy Day, Matthew Fox, and Marianne Williamson. Find Yuval Noah Harari’s Intelligence Squared interview HERE.

Book Mentions: Noam Chomsky’s Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of Mass Media

Episode 43: Tobin Rangdrol - Middleway Method, Workplace Wellness, and Enlightened Economics

Tobin Rangdrol is a somatic educator, teacher, and founder of Middleway Method. In this conversation we discuss economics and government, the Middleway Method non-profit mission, workplace wellness, mirror neurons and radiating your state of being, Tobin’s life journey and witnessing the sacred, massage therapy and state dependent memory, stages of adult development, culture, why libertarian socialism might not be an oxymoron, and more. You can find out more about Tobin and Middleway Method at www.middlewaymethod.com and more about the non-profit at www.middlewaymethod.org.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Support a local Humboldt County business this holiday season by purchasing CBD-infused bath bombs, tinctures, gummies, and salves for you and your pets. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

The way we interact with others is an opportunity to bring meaning and purpose into our lives.
— Tobin Rangdrol

Show Notes: You can find out more about Tobin at www.middlewaymethod.com and you can find out more about The Middle Way Method non-profit at www.middlewaymethod.org.

Book Mentions: Thich Nhat Hahn’s Being Peace; Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon’s, A General Theory of Love; Ajahn Chah, Jack Kornfield, Paul Breiter’s, A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah; Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick’s, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma; Ayn Rand’s, Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.