Religion and Philosophy

Nancy Fraser

Over four decades, philosopher Nancy Fraser has worked to expose the deep roots that connect all the crises of our time: racial violence, environmental devastation, the impoverishment of families, challenges to democracy. Think of each as the toxic byproducts of capitalism.

Nancy Fraser

Hinge points are moments of crisis where a new system can be made. Philosopher Nancy Fraser believes the particular crises we face today are so severe they actually present an opportunity.

the many ills of capitalism

Radical politics and radical movements are on the rise everywhere. Maybe they're all — in one way or another — a rebellion against capitalism.

a woman before a swirling blackhole

When the real world becomes too much, fantasy might be your ticket out. But at what point does fantasy go too far?

a silent walking figure

John Francis, the "planetwalker," walked all over the country in silence for nearly 20 years. Steve and Anne met John a few years ago at the Geography of Hope Conference in Point Reyes, California – back where his journey began.
 

a figure walking

Walking prolongs our life and made us human. So why are we doing less and less of it? 

You're not ok that's ok

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, producer Charles Monroe-Kane made 300 yard signs that read "You're not ok. That's ok." He put them on his porch. Soon they were gone.

fluid spectrum

Sharing of personal pronouns is just one sign of an increasingly widespread shift in how we think about gender. So what’s next? Maybe gender should be messy? Maybe trans should be joy?

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