Growing Down: A Progressive Integral Podcast

Growing Down: A Progressive Integral Podcast

By Ryan Nakade
Co-hosts Ryan, Matt and Jeremy explore the possibility of aligning progressive culture--the new "radical majority"--with integral philosophy and metamodern politics.
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#3. Developmental Politics ft. Steve McIntosh [Interview Series]

Growing Down: A Progressive Integral Podcast

#3. Developmental Politics ft. Steve McIntosh [Interview Series]

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#3. Developmental Politics ft. Steve McIntosh [Interview Series]

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#9. What’s next, integrations, and ideal political near-futures
Growing Down co-hosts percolate recent interviews and attempt to integrate their diverse meanings (from changing public perception around more creation, MMT, evolving value systems, and other themes that have emerged on the show).
1:20:51
May 16, 2020
#8. Reclaiming the Power of Money Creation ft. Rev. Delman Coates
In this episode, the Growing Down podcast is deeply honored to interview Rev. Delman Coates on reclaiming the power of money creation, the integral connection between liberation theology, social justice, and spiritual traditions, and how we can transform the public imagination around money.  Dr. Delman Coates has served as Senior Pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland for over 16 years. Under his leadership, the church has been recognized as one of the fastest growing congregations in the country and now has over 15,000 members. Delman is the founder of the Our Money Campaign. He has published several articles and has also been featured on a number of news outlets including MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, VH1, and The New York Times.  He has a Ph.D. in New Testament and Early Christianity from Columbia University as well as Master of Philosophy in Religion from Columbia University, a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School and a Bachelors in Religion from Morehouse College. More show notes:  Follow Rev. Coates on Twitter The Deficit Myth by Stephanie Kelton Transformational Policies and MMT ft. Andres Bernal (relevant episode)
1:28:10
May 8, 2020
#7. Do Our Models Get in the Way? ft. Edward Berge
In this episode we are joined by Edward Berge, an Integral Theory writer and researcher and founder of the Proactive and Progressive Populism blog. Session Notes: On Integral Review:  ‘Inter-Bridging’ Bridges and Bridging as Metaphors for ‘syn-integrality’ in Organization Studies and Practice “Do our models get in the way?”  "Hier(an)archical synplexity"
1:31:53
April 29, 2020
#6. Transformational Policies and MMT ft. Andrés Bernal
In this episode of Growing Down podcast we are joined by Andrés Bernal.   Andrés resides in New York City where he is a Lecturer of Urban Studies at CUNY Queens College and Doctoral student at The New School For Public Engagement, Division of Policy Management and Environment. His research focuses on the Green New Deal as a site of political communication and policy analysis. Andrés is a leading voice and proponent associated with the heterodox school of economic thought known as Modern Monetary Theory.    Show Notes: Learn more about Andrés: https://www.andres-bernal.com/  Twitter: http://twitter.com/andresintheory 
1:46:47
April 22, 2020
#5. The Emergentsia and the Teal New Deal ft. Brent Cooper
In episode 5 of Growing Down podcast, we are joined by metamodern researcher and political sociologist Brent Cooper. Who are the Emergentsia? Brent talks about his popular Emerge series (read Part 1 here: http://www.whatisemerging.com/opinion...), how he came to become a metamodern researcher, and what communities that make up the Emergentsia can do to stay engaged and literate in transformational politics (like the integral community's "Teal New Deal").  Show notes: Follow Brent on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tato_tweets The Abs-Tract Organization: http://www.abs-tract.org/ Read more of Brent's essays on Medium: https://medium.com/the-abs-tract-orga...
1:33:50
April 14, 2020
#4. Growing Down into Spirit, ft. Paul Smith, Luke Healy
In this episode, Matt, Ryan and Jeremy are joined by guests Paul Smith and Luke Healy of the Integral Christian Network to explore the connections between religion, spirituality, and the politics of growing down. Paul Smith is the author of Integral Christianity: The Spirit's Call to Evolve. Paul and Luke are the co-founders of the Integral Christian Network, a global community seeking to co-create "the Christianity of the future," through participatory mystical  practice through WeSpace groups and individually. Join the Growing Down podcast as we explore the intersections of spirit, soul, and the polis. Show notes: Paul Smith's Homepage, Is Your God Big Enough? Close Enough? You Enough? by Paul Smith, All the World an Icon, Tom Cheetham, Re-Visioning Psychology, James Hillman, Revisioning Transpersonal Theory: A Participatory Vision of Human Spirituality, Jorge Ferrer.
1:40:24
April 6, 2020
#3. Developmental Politics ft. Steve McIntosh [Interview Series]
In this episode, the Growing Down team is joined by our first first guest, integral philosopher Steve McIntosh, to explore how America can overcome hyperpolarization. Steve McIntosh is the author of the recently published Developmental Politics: How America Can Grow into a Better Version of Itself (2020). He is the president and co-founder of the Institute for Cultural Evolution think tank, as well as the author of several books on integral philosophy. Steve's work has been featured on NPR, The Daily Beast, Real Clear Politics, The Hill, The National Journal, and in a wide variety of other media.  Steve's homepage Follow Steve McIntosh on Twitter Take the Portrait of the Good character exercise Steve references in this episode Read "Polarization is more of a cultural problem than a political one" on The Fulcrum
1:33:57
March 30, 2020
#2. Coronanomics
In this episode Matt, Ryan, and Jeremy process the COVID-19 epidemic, the corporate bail-out and further meditations on how they'd each like to see the New Left take an "integral turn." The Populist's Guide to 2020: A New Right and New Left are Rising Next Republic: The Rise of a New Radical Majority As Congress Pushes a $2 Trillion Stimulus Package, the “How Will You Pay For It?” Question Is Tossed in the Trash
1:36:16
March 28, 2020
#1. Introducing the Podcast
Welcome to Growing Down! Co-hosts Ryan, Matt and Jeremy explore the possibility of aligning progressive culture--the new "radical majority"--with integral philosophy and metamodern politics.  Among the diverse topics we cover, we explore: What "Growing Down" means to each of us How the New Left and the New Right are both populist What integral theory and integral philosophy can do in this new phase of cultural evolution What integral philosopher Jean Gebser offers to this moment of history Metamodernism and existential politics Bruno Latour on the shift from modernity's globalization to the ecological politics of the Terrestrial James Hillman and the need for soul psychology The need and the meaning for "soul" in progressive culture as a counter to the IDW References: TMBS (The Michael Brooks Show) The Populist's Guide to 2020 Nordic Ideology and Metamodernism Jean Gebser and Ever-Present Origin Zak Stein's Education in a Time Between Worlds Co-Hosts: Matt Hudkins Ryan Nakade Jeremy Johnson
1:40:02
March 28, 2020