Inside Capitalism: What It's Like to Live in 21st Century America - A Conversation with Prof. Richard Wolff and YOU!

March 31, 2016
Hosted by Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

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What is it like to grow up in a nation dominated by chain stores, multinational corporations, scarce well-paid manufacturing jobs, a culture of money and economic anxiety? What’s it like to live in a society where about 80% of the population lives in urban clusters? What’s it like to grow up inside 21st century American capitalism? What do we tend to value? How do we see ourselves and our world? What are our fears? How does capitalism shape our psyches and our lives? You are invited to share your story, but first, we will be interviewing Economist Prof. Richard Wolff about how capitalism has been changing for more than fifty years. For Blacks, women, gays, workers and others, there may have been no “good old days,” but there were jobs and there was more security. Today, capitalism is a different bird. So let’s hold the spotlight on capitalism as it is now, and let’s talk about what it feels like to live inside its belly. Tune in and call in as well! This is OUR story. Let’s tell it.

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Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese met many years ago, when our journeys for inner healing brought us to the InnerRevolution.Org. Under the guidance of Beth Green, the organization’s founder, we evolved into spiritual activists who support the three principles of The Inner Revolution: Oneness, Accountability and Mutual support – in all areas of life. Ultimately, there is no personal healing; no one person can be well in a world where others are suffering. It takes a collective shift in awareness for sustainable change and for everyone to thrive. InnerRevolutionary radio was Beth Green’s baby, and now it’s our turn to nurture this platform and share the vision: gathering others and sharing work that is being done around the world under many different banners to bring more consciousness into personal, political, spiritual and business arenas. As co-hosts of InnerRevolutionary Radio, Helen, Todd and Chris bring you a weekly opportunity to confront mindless traditions, look at how we separate from one another, and learn to transform our thinking. And, once a month we interview Beth, who is an amazingly wise, compassionate, and funny woman. We have day jobs too: Helen is an intuitive counselor, Todd a web developer, and Chris is an insurance industry executive. Each of us practices the principles of Oneness, Accountability and Mutual Support in all aspects of our lives. It’s a ride, with ups and downs, and worth every minute of it! Join us to learn, laugh and evolve.

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