Team Human

Team Human is a weekly podcast and set of resources enabling human intervention in the economic, technological, and social programs that determine how we live, work, and interact. This is media as cultural resistance and a path to social change. For information regarding your data privacy, visit

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 150 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 150: Helena Norberg-Hodge “Everything Works Better Locally”

Playing for Team Human today, author, filmmaker, and founder & director of Local Futures, Helena Norberg-Hodge.

Norberg-Hodge joins Team Human to discuss how globalisation doesn't make things more efficient, and how localism can work to serve real people and real places...



episode 149: Mark Stahlman "Get Digital, Go Medieval"

Playing for Team Human today, founder of the Center for the Study of Digital Life, Mark Stahlman.

Stahlman joins Team Human to discuss how artificial intelligence has become the new ground for human interaction, and why navigating it will require us to retrieve our uniquely human senses. "We will only become fully human if we learn to take responsibility for our actions." Stahlman says...



episode 148: Ep. 148 Steven Hassan "Re-establishing Contact"

Playing for Team Human today, mental health counselor and author of "Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control" Steven Hassan.

Hassan joins Team Human to discuss how today's political movements constitute cults, his experience being recruited by the Moonies while in college, and why mass civic education about the psychology of influence is important to protect ourselves from indoctrination both domestic and international...


 2020-02-19  49m

episode 147: Allison Fine "Things Worth Fighting For"

Playing for Team Human today, author, social change thought leader, nonprofit founder, and congressional candidate for New York's 17th district, Allison Fine.

Fine joins Team Human to discuss her platform and decision to run for congress. "We are so broken right now that I actually want to go into the belly of the beast to get us to the next chapter. I think it's important for us to pay attention to what's going on now, but not to get stuck in what's going on now...


 2020-02-05  1h4m

episode 146: James Lovelock "We Humans are a Good Thing"

Playing for Team Human today, author, centenarian, environmentalist, futurist, and scientist, James Lovelock.

Lovelock joins Team Human to discuss his new book, "Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence" which envisions a future where artificial intelligence and humans together will help the earth survive...


 2020-01-22  54m

episode 145: Lauren Duca “Political Awakening” + Christopher Bouzy “Human Trollbots”

Playing for Team Human today activist, author and journalist Lauren Duca.

Duca joins Team Human to discuss the ways we can work towards building equitable public power by empowering young people, and to share her belief that a new form of political awakening is occurring in a response to the 2016 election of Trump and an imminent climate crisis...


 2020-01-08  57m

episode 144: Paul Krassner "When Fake Was Fun"

Playing for Team Human today radical activist, counter-cultural icon, and founder of The Realist magazine, Paul Krassner (1932-2019).

Krassner and Rushkoff explore how the combination of fabricated news, scandals and outrage - otherwise known as mind fucking - were once the tools employed by anarchic activists...


 2019-12-23  54m

episode 143: Eric Gullichsen "Navigating A Shared Space"

Playing for Team Human today, founder and principal investigator at Pataphysics Research & virtual reality pioneer, Eric Gullichsen.

Gullichsen and Rushkoff look back at how early virtual reality headsets brought them together nearly 25 years ago. Together, they discuss Timothy Leary's commentary and influence on Gullichsen's work in virtual reality and how Leary still influences Guillichsen's work today with Transcranial Ultrasound Neuromodulation...


 2019-12-11  46m

episode 142: Yancey Strickler "A More Generous World"

Playing for Team Human today, Cofounder of Kickstarter & The Creative Independent and author of the newly published book, “This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World,” Yancey Strickler.

Strickler joins Team Human to discuss his vision for building a society that looks beyond money and toward optimizing for humans...


 2019-11-27  56m

episode 141: Deborah Cullinan "From the Community" + Ron Kim and Robert Hockett "Public Money"

Playing for Team Human today, CEO of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, co-founder of Culture Bank, and Innovator in Residence at the Kauffman Foundation, Deborah Cullinan. Also playing for Team Human this week, New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim and Cornell Law Professor Robert Hockett. Plus, hear from Reverend Billy, who explains how Team Human supporters can be sainted at Earth Riot on Sunday, December 15...


 2019-11-13  54m