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Aug 7, 2020

When a new CEO steps in to their new role at their new company, more often than not they take the company in a new direction. But what happens when you're the new CEO at a company that has 100+ year roots in feminism, pensions, and social safety?

Enter Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever. With a company that has its products...


Jul 31, 2020

What role does fear play in awakening humanity to avoiding it's own demise? Can fear sustain long-term action and help us avoid climate change? This week we talk the scary bits of climate truth with author of "The Uninhabitable Earth" David Wallace-Wells. He discusses with us the responsibility of communicating the...


Jul 24, 2020

Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, legal systems around the world are beginning to witness the power of citizens, organizations, and businesses fighting legal battles to protect Earth. But who's side is the law on? This week we talk about how the tides have turned in favor of Earth in court with CEO...


Jul 17, 2020

In a world where culture leads politics, what is the role of the artist in political activism?

This week, we interview Massive Attack's Rob "3D" Del Naja and long-time collaborator, Mark Donne to discuss intentional, subversive creation in times of COVID. One such timely creation came about last week when Massive Attack...


Jul 10, 2020

This week, Outrage! and Optimism goes galactic to talk about the relationship between policy and science. In a world riddled by authoritarian divisions and isolating nationalism, how do we bring ourselves and our neighbors to the realization that we are one human race on a fragile planet that we need to protect?

Upon...