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Bioneers

Bioneers brings bold innovators with break-through solutions to the airwaves with our eighth annual radio series. “Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature” airs in more than 250 cities in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Ireland and is free to all stations, distributed by WFMT Radio Network.

Upcoming episodes

Flavors of a Whole Community: Ingredients for Food Justice May 26, 2017 | 9:30 am

How can a grocery store lift a community out of poverty? The People’s Grocery provides creative solutions to community health problems that stem from a lack of access to and knowledge about healthy, fresh foods. The personal journey of Executive Director and home-grown food justice leader Nikki Henderson brings heart, soul and love to community health and wealth for the low-income community of West Oakland, California.


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Recent episodes

A Parade of Dwarves: Democratizing Wealth for a New Economy May 19, 2017 | 9:30 am

How extreme is wealth disparity in the U.S.? Imagine every person in the economy walks by, in order of income from low to high, with heights proportional to what people make. You’d see mostly a parade of dwarves, with some unbelievable giants at the very end. Political economist and historian Gar Alperovitz and social entrepreneur Ted Howard of the Democracy Collaborative depict breakthrough models for breaking this vicious cycle by democratizing wealth, ownership, and access to capital.


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Inner Resilience: Back to Our True Nature May 12, 2017 | 9:30 am

Our physical health is intimately tied to environmental health, as well as to our emotional and spiritual ecology. Visionary physician Dr. Gabor Ma...


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Women Changing the Story: Mother Bears, Polar Bears and Women’s Leadership May 5, 2017 | 9:30 am

Women’s truths, perspectives and voices have been largely missing from the global conversation, but that is beginning to change as women awaken to ...


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Resilience From the Ground Up: A New Strategic Narrative April 28, 2017 | 9:30 am

As we enter what Paul Gilding calls the Great Disruption – it’s only a matter of when, not whether, the world will change course on the scale of a ...


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Church without a Roof: Keeping the Faith with Creation Care April 21, 2017 | 9:30 am

For millennia, prophets, mystics and poets have illuminated the oneness of all life. Today biology is confirming that we are genetic kin with the e...


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One Percent Solutions: Climate Disruption, Fossil Billionaires and Democracy Deficits April 14, 2017 | 9:30 am

Conspicuous climate disruption is here now. At the same time, a global super-elite of fossil fuel mega-billionaires has cinched a political strangl...


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Amazon Visions: Solutions for Saving the Lungs of the Planet April 7, 2017 | 9:30 am

If the rate of destruction doesn’t change, by the year 2020 most of the Amazon ecosystem – the lungs of the planet - will be destroyed or irreparab...


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Betting Big on a Native Dream: Coming Home to a “We” Culture March 31, 2017 | 9:30 am

Given the extreme economic disenfranchisement of Native American tribes, being an Indian in modern times has given rise to Indian casinos. Chairman Greg Sarris of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria found himself staring down the barrel of massive community resistance. Was it possible to create a casino that would uphold traditional values and benefit the land and local community?


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In Pursuit of Happiness: Becoming Beloved Community March 24, 2017 | 9:30 am

Can humanity overcome divisions such as race, class, nation, religion, and gender roles to come together to solve the planetary emergency that threatens our common home? Civil liberties and legal scholar john a. powell and social justice advocate Grace Bauer show how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision of "beloved community" can overcome conflict, separation and the burdens of history to transcend our fear of the "Other" and work together to heal our societies and the Earth.


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Gender Equality March 17, 2017 | 9:30 am

Today gender reconciliation is a burgeoning new movement for transformational healing. Gender reconciliation visionaries Pat McCabe, Cynthia Brix, Will Keepin and Pele Rouge share powerful stories of transformation from the personal to the societal, including the nation of South Africa.


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