Pod of Gold

by Mel Wymore and Steff Overbeck

Find comfort and inspiration from real people addressing winner-take-all economics and other root causes of climate chaos, inequity, and global unrest. On the road from wasteland to wonderland, this is Pod of Gold. 

Podcast episodes

  • E19 - Weaving for Well-Being | Ross Hall

    E19 - Weaving for Well-Being | Ross Hall

    This is like no weaving you've seen before. In place of threads and looms, Ross Hall and the Weaving Lab employ collaboration and experiential learning to empower communities and promote universal wellbeing.

    28:21
  • E18 - Empower Hour | Faye Cox

    E18 - Empower Hour | Faye Cox

    What if you could pick up a book and learn how to transform your entire community in a single hour? That's what Faye Cox is working on with her startup called Hourbooks. She's on a mission to empower people to live more inclusive,...

    26:17
  • E17 - The Spirit of Money | Gwendolyn Hallsmith

    E17 - The Spirit of Money | Gwendolyn Hallsmith

    Currency is meant to connect. Gwendolyn Hallsmith, founder of the Headwaters Garden and Learning Center ecovillage, talks about how our money system has gotten out of balance and what it will take to get our world back on track. B...

    29:08
  • E16 - When Life Gives You Lémans | Jean Rossiaud

    E16 - When Life Gives You Lémans | Jean Rossiaud

    Jean Rossiaud is one of the masterminds behind Monnaie Léman, a new complimentary currency for the regions of Switzerland and France surrounding Lake Geneva. Listen as he talks through the benefits complimentary currencies can hav...

    30:16
  • E15 - There's Something in the Air | Kristian Lande

    E15 - There's Something in the Air | Kristian Lande

    What will it take to make air pollution a thing of the past? According to Kristian Lande, it's all about decentralizing data. His start up, AirVeraCity, aims to give people direct access to the information they need to take local ...

    33:36