Play It Again: Musicians' Survival Stories of the Pandemic
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
2y ago
Intrinsic intern Charlie Peterson conceived and produced this episode focused on musicians and how they survived the pandemic. It was not all bad—many received unemployment and used the time to write new music or explored new ways to reach out to their fans. But nothing replaces the experience of playing in front of the live audience. Take a listen and find out how they are gearing up for the summer of post-pandemic. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forge-collective8/message ..read more
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The Persuasion of the Queen's Gambit: A Conversation with Executive Producer William Horberg
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
2y ago
In this special and personal episode, executive film producer William Horberg shares his stories behind the films he produced, and how his wide range of interests in art and music have shaped his career. He and host Keiko Sono share the many intersections of their lives, from his neurodivergent son to a rock concert 4 decades ago, shining the light on how strangely interconnected we are. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forge-collective8/message ..read more
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Hudson Valley and Universal Basic Income
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
This episode was edited from the recording of a panel discussion hosted by the Intrinsic host Keiko Sono, on the two Universal Basic Income (UBI) pilots being conducted in the Hudson Valley, New York, and how a true UBI would impact the society. Guests: Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, Hudson Mayor Kamal Johnson, Sparks of Hudson Co-founder Susan Danziger, and Hudson Pilot Director Joan Hunt. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forge-collective8/message ..read more
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Hudson Valley Performing Arts Now
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
Chris Silva (Executive Director, Bardavon Presents), John Barry (former Poughkeepsie Journal music reporter), and Brian Mahoney (Editorial Director, Chronogram) share their thoughts on how the performing arts and cultural scenes are, as we slowly emerge out of the pandemic. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forge-collective8/message ..read more
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Lifting the Community in Dark Times
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
Guests: Christine Hein and Michael Berg Christine is the Executive Director at People’s Place in Kingston, a not-for-profit organization feeding, clothing and responding to the needs of the people in Ulster County with kindness, compassion and the preservation of human dignity since 1972. She is one of the busiest people I know, as the needs for their services never let up. But she handles everything with grace and warmth that make you feel hopeful. Michael is the executive director of Family of Woodstock, serving the various needs that include intervention, prevention, food insecurity, and mo ..read more
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Universal Basic Income and Housing: A Conversation with Scott Santens, March Gallagher, and Kevin O'Connor
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
In this episode, we dive deep into the issues of affordable housing, homelessness, and how UBI could impact them. Scott Santens is one of the leading advocates for UBI on social media. March Gallagher is the Comptroller of Ulster County, where a UBI pilot was just announced a week after this episode was recorded. Kevin O'Connor is a CEO of RUPCO, a nonprofit that builds quality affordable housing in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. TZxaLzh25OLzImR9oosN --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forge-collective8/message ..read more
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Universal Basic Income: Where We Are Now
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
Jim Pugh and Owen Poindexter hosted the Basic Income Podcast from 2016 to 2020, a wealth of information on and beyond Universal Basic Income. In this episode, we discuss where we are right now in the UBI movement, as we slowly emerge out of the pandemic into a new world. Jim Pugh is a co-founder of the Universal Income Project, working to drive a larger popular narrative around basic income. He is also the founder and CEO of ShareProgress, a social-good startup that helps progressive organizations use the power of data and technology to grow their base and win their campaigns. Owen Poindexter ..read more
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Local Business for a Better Future
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
Is it possible for a local business to scale up and stay sustainable, both socially and environmentally? For Hudson Valley's Bread Alone, it is. In this episode, Nels Leader and Jen Metzger dive deep into how local businesses could lead the way to a sustainable and equitable future and how the State government could and should help them. Nels Leader is CEO of Bread Alone Bakery and a trained Climate Leader for Al Gore's Climate Reality Project. At Bread Alone, Nels’ work has focused on expanding and professionalizing a 2nd generation family business, and creating lasting competitive advantage ..read more
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Seeds and Chocolates: the Value of Earth Conscious Businesses
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
Our first guests of 2021 are Lagusta Yearwood and Ken Greene. They are both small businesses owners  based in the Hudson Valley, New York. Lagusta started as a catering service but now owns a small vegan chocolate company called Lagusta’s Luscious, a cafe in New Paltz, and co-owns a retail shop in New York City. She also recently authored a cookbook titled Sweet and Salty. And she does all these with high ethical standards and a fashion style I can only dream of. From her company’s website, her life’s work is to prove that a business doesn’t have to lose its heart to thrive. Her good frie ..read more
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January and February Lineup
Intrinsic
by Forge Collective
3y ago
We are pushing our conversations to the next level! Upcoming guests include Lagusta Yearwood, owner of Lagusta’s Luscious, and Ken Greene, founder of Hudson Valley Seed Library; Jen Metzger, the State Senator from 2019 through 2020 in the 42nd district of New York State, and Nels Leader, the CEO of Bread Alone, a Hudson Valley based popular bakery; Ulster County Comptroller March Gallagher and Scott Santens, the go-to expert on Universal Basic Income on social media; Jim Pugh and Owen Poindexter, hosts of the Basic Income Podcast; Christine Hein, Executive Director of People’s Place in Kingsto ..read more
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