Dr. Vandana Shiva sees issues of diversity playing out in our societies as well as in our grocery stores and on our dinner plates. Central Standard visits with this prolific author and global environmental activist about her unique blend of science and philosophy in which feminism, economic theory, quantum physics and agricultural history combine to create a compelling world view.
Dr. Shiva stops by the studio to explain her perspective and to tell her personal story.
As you wonder at what gifts you might be getting this holiday season, have you ever consider what you could live without? What modern conveniences would you be willing to give up? How far "off the grid" do you think you could live? We're joined by Eric Brende, a man who dropped out of an MIT graduate program and moved with his wife to a remote community that lives entirely off the grid. He shares his 18 month experience on Central Standard.