Pathways Radio with Paul O’Brien features 30-minute conversations with authors, luminaries, and leaders about personal development and cultural evolution. Paul O’Brien has been the host since 1984, when the program began airing on KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland, Oregon.

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Pathways for September 5, 2021: Being Better

All human beings can become citizens of the world, regardless of their nationality, gender, or social class and happiness comes from living in harmony with nature. According to Kai Whiting, humans always have the freedom to choose their attitude, even when they cannot control external circumstances. Read More & Listen »

Climate Revolution

Mary DeMocker is the author of the new book The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 ways to build a fossil-free future, raise empowered kids, and still get a good night’s sleep. Mary studied at Eastman School of Music and University of Oregon’s School … Read More & Listen »

Intrinsic Hope

Kate Davies is the author of the new book, Intrinsic Hope: living courageously in troubled times. Kate has worked on environmental and social issues for her entire career. She is emeritus faculty at Antioch University, senior fellow at the Whidbey

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The SHAKA Movement

Mark Sheehan is a guiding force in the SHAKA movement. Their goal is to educate the public on the dangers of GMOs and to curb the abuses of industrial/chemical agriculture. Their  focus

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An Agenda for Responsible Living

Our current lifestyle, including buying water in disposable bottles, allowing the government to ignore global warming, and massive overconsumption, etc, will not preserve the planet. To nurture our world, we must rethink our lives and stand up for a healthy planet. We … Read More & Listen »

Culture and Ecology

Helena Norberg-Hodge is an author, speaker, filmmaker, and producer of an award-winning documentary entitled The Economics of Happiness. Helena is the founder and director of International Society for Ecology and Culture. She is a pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, and has … Read More & Listen »

The Carry Home

Gary Ferguson is the author of the new book The Carry Home: Lessons from the American Wilderness. Over the past twenty-five years Gary has established himself as an expert chronicler of nature, having written for a wide variety of publications from VanityRead More & Listen »

Blessing the Hands that Feed Us

Vicki Robin is author of the new book, Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us About Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth. Vicki is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker. She is coauthor … Read More & Listen »

Oil and Honey

Bill McKibben is author of the new book, Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. Bill McKibben is also the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy, and numerous other books. He is the founder of the environmental organizations … Read More & Listen »

The World Without Us

Alan Weisman discusses his book, The World Without Us. Alan is an award-winning journalist whose reports have appeared in Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Discover, and on NPR, among others. A former contributing editor to The Los Angeles … Read More & Listen »