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14 EpisodesProduced by Stephen Tchudi and Susan TchudiWebsite

Exploring Ecosystems--Environmental, Social, Technological

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Climate Action Chico

October 18th, 2020


In this program, we spoke with Cheri Chastain. She is Chair of the Chico Climate Action Commission, which is overseeing the update of Climate Action Plan for the City of Chico. She is also Campus Sustainability Manager …

Resource Conservation and Forestry

October 9th, 2020


This week we inteviewed Wolfy Rougle, who serves the Butte County Resource Conservation District as a Forest Health Watershed Coordinator under a …

Change in Chico

September 30th, 2020


Our ecosystem in this program is the complex one of Chico, and our guest on the phone was She is a Chico native and went to Butte College, and then …

Urban Forest Management

September 13th, 2020


We spoke with Richie Bamlet. the Urban Forest Manager for the City of Chico. In addition to being responsible for the care and management of trees in Chico, he is responsible for thinking about the future of trees as we …

Deschooling and Community Education

September 2nd, 2020


Our guest was Matt Hearn, educator and community organizer from East Vancouver, British Columbia. He describe the "Solid State Project," that helps …

Traditional Ecological Knowledge

August 20th, 2020


Our guest was Ali Meders-Knight, a member of the Mechoopda Tribe and an artist, activist, and educator.  She has a vision to educate people in …


August 12th, 2020


Our guest on this program was the wonderfully outspoken Harvey  Wasserman, advocate for solar power, anti-nuclear-power advocate and  crusader on …

Radical Moral Reform

August 7th, 2020


Our guest on this program was Patrick Newman, longtime Chico activist, a frequent contributor to the letters page of our local papers, and a man …

Never Waste a Good Crisis

July 27th, 2020


We interviewed Paul Ehrlich, author of The Population Bomb and founder of the Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere, and Dan Blumstein, …

Radical Medical Reform

July 22nd, 2020


As part of our series on Radical Change we interviewed two guests on the topic of Radical Medical Reform.  First we spoke with Norma Wilcox of Northstate Medicare for All, who  spoke about our broken health insurance …

Buddhist Economics

July 16th, 2020


In this program, Susan Tchudi spoke with  Dr. Clair Brown, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Work, Technology, and Society at the …

Radical Restoration

July 8th, 2020


In this program, we spoke with Eartha Shanti, longtime activist. We discused her views on:

1.  The Life Killer culture.  A culture that rewards who …

Concerned Citizens for Justice: Radical Change

July 1st, 2020


In this episode, activists George Gold and Marty Dunlap of  Concerned Citizens for Justice (Chico, CA), spoke about radical reform for policing. …

Radical Change

June 29th, 2020


This episode introduces our new series on RADICAL CHANGE, where guests give us their best, most imaginative, and even outlandish ideas for changing …

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