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One-on-one, unhurried.

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The word ‘Plebity’ refers to everyday people, and it is in this spirit that we invite people from all walks of life with valuable insights to join us in our format of unhurried, one-on-one conversations. In each interview we will sit down with our guests and have in-depth, critical discussions with them about their work.

Plebe: of the common people; the populace; plebs; plebeians

Our Conversations

Crossroads Episode One: Gender and the Law with Sarah Russo

Conversation with Sarah RussoSarah Russo was formerly vice chair of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), and an intern at Legal Momentum (formerly known as the NOW legal defense fund). She currently studies at Hunter College in New York. In the first episode of Crossroads, Sarah lays out some history of gender equality law in the U.S. and we consider how the legal system has been an arm of patriarchal oppression.

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Crossroads Episode One: Gender and the Law with Sarah Russo

Is this the end? A conversation with Vincent Mignerot

The earth goes dark and cold.Vincent Mignerot is an independent researcher located in Lyon, France. He is founder of the organization Adrastia, dedicated to studying and spreading awareness about the collapse of the environment and human civilization. He is a frequent speaker in front of university audiences in France where his views on capitalism and human nature get him into hot water with some on the left. Whether you agree or disagree with some of Mignerot's arguments you will see that he is a careful, logical thinker who builds his arguments brick by brick. He compares what humans have done to the earth to a burned cake in the oven, which can never be reconstituted into its original ingredients. The damage is irreparable but there are ways we can prepare and adapt ourselves to what is coming.

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Is this the end? A conversation with Vincent Mignerot