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One Good Word is Bread for a Thousand

[rebroadcast] Language can hurt, and it can save lives. Language that serves life is language that reconnects us to nature, to each other, and to ourselves, because it is infused with meaning and awareness and care. Host Marlena Willis and co-host Timothy Regan offer words and language spoken in poetry that can inspire us in … Continued


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The Wisdom Show

All three co-hosts and producers of Talk It Out Radio come together in this episode to celebrate 2 years on KPFA, with gifts of wisdom for the New Year 2019. Nancy, Marlena, and Timothy offer one-liners and little reminders that can serve to strengthen our wellbeing and communication.  Pay attention… even one of these one-liners … Continued


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Examining the Role of Blame In Communication and Within Our Society; Building Practices To Move Beyond Blame

  Talk It Out Radio – Sunday, December 30, 7:00 pm, on KPFA Radio (94.1 FM Berkeley and beyond, or livestream at kpfa.org): Have you found yourself frustrated and horrified reading media statements like ” President Trump blames Democrats over deaths of Migrant Children in US Custody?”. Were you outraged when you heard that President Trump’s tweeted … Continued


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Small Changes, A Solstice Show

At this time of year, each day there is more light. Though hardly noticeable, gradually we have longer days. So with any changes we make. Often whether making change in the structures of our society or in our personal lives, we need to start small. Host Marlena Willis explores how working with small changes can … Continued



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The Oakland Peace Center: What We Are Doing and How You Can Do It Too

Host Timothy Regan welcomes 3 friendly and inspiring activist leaders from the Oakland Peace Center.  [ oaklandpeacecenter.org ] They share their insightful definitions of Peace, and how they came to their inspiring work.  This episode contains inspiring history and stories about people just like you creating compassion in action, and empowering themselves and whole groups … Continued


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REPLACING GREED WITH CONNECTION AND COMMUNITY

Capitalism is fueled by greed.  The heart practices taught by the Buddha which include loving-kindness, compassion, empathetic joy and equanimity, offer a path to building resources and resilient alternatives to capitalism.  Host Marlena Willis talks with East Bay Meditation Center teachers JD Doyle and Rene Rivera who have been exploring and teaching about how Buddhist … Continued


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Talk-It-Out Radio – November 18, 2018

  Communicating Across Sensitive Topics in Primary Partnerships Host Nancy Kahn facilitates a candid discussion between a couple who have been together for more than 20 years as they work through sharing sensitive feedback related to living together. Listen in to this interactive conversation between a long-term couple who receive coaching and support to help … Continued