BRINGING BACK THE VILLAGE W/ CHARLES DURRETT

Fascinating peek into the world of Co-Housing from one of its founding architects… including the six defining characteristics that make it such a unique way of life.  http://www.cohousingco.com/

THE DIY “SHED” MOVEMENT

People all around the world are combining tools in spaces designed to foster creativity. Everything from woodworking and welding to sewing and cooking is being shared as a way to  build comradery, give a sense of collaborative purpose and contribute back to the larger community. Numbering only 10 in Australia at the end of 2010 the “Men’s Shed” movement has exploded to over 1500 locations worldwide… many of which (including the location featured here) have actually shed the “Men’s” portion of the name to include women and youth.  

CREATIVITY AS A FORCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Clare Dowd, Director of The Creativity Action Institute speaks to the power of creativity to help stop genital mutilation as well as improve various other dire issues currently facing our planet.

GROWING UP DIFFERENTLY

Julia Tate shares about her remarkable experience growing up withing a large “extended family” and how it shaped her.

SEX, PARTNERSHIP AND THE VILLAGE

John Wolfstone along with his cohorts Ian Mackenzie and Louis Fox just finished shooting a documentary film called the HEALING OF LOVE – Sex, Partnership and the Village. The interview (and soon to be film) is a fascinating peek into