Host Ayana Young gives thanks for the numerous exceptional teachers who have come into her life through the diverse networks of biocentrics and Earth defenders, including the Bioneers network. In the podcast, Nina takes on some far-reaching questions about organizing for systemic change amid convergent ecological crises. She passes along her own nuanced observations as well as lessons from the many visionary thinkers she has crossed paths with.
Communication is absolutely a form of activism and so is raising children and so is being a teacher or a hospice worker or a politician or policy maker. There are just so many forms of activism. – Nina Simons
Nina’s deeply informed critiques shed light on some of the topics that challenge us all: sacrifice, denialism, gender and race tension, privilege, empowerment, indigenous leadership, and building successful movements that address the many layers of societal disfunction.