What Could Possibly Go Right? explores ways all of us can see more clearly, act more courageously, and serve the common good. In the midst of everything that’s going wrong, we look for glimpses of the possibilities that may be emerging.


#44 | CURATING DIVERSE VOICES TO CO-CREATE NEW FUTURES

Christabel Rose Reed is a yoga teacher, yoga therapist and activist. She is on a mission to link inner transformation with social change and empower people to embark on the entwined journey of inner and outer healing. In 2015, Christabel and her sister Ruby founded Advaya, the London-based system change initiative that organizes around the principles of radical regeneration and joyful revolution.

cultural change, imagination


#43 | CHANGING OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH POWER

Richard Heinberg is an author, Senior Fellow-in-Residence of the Post Carbon Institute, and widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost educators on the need to transition society off fossil fuels. Since 2002, Richard has spoken to hundreds of public, government, and business audiences around the world, and has made countless appearances on radio and television.

power, building resilient societies


#42 | THE NEED FOR REGENERATIVE PRACTITIONERS AT THE EDGE

May East is a sustainability educator, spatial planner, and social innovator. Designated one of the 100 Global SustainAbility Leaders three years in a row, she leads regenerative designers and educators in 55 countries working with community-based organizations and intergovernmental agencies in the development of policy guidance and projects.

regenerative systems, building resilient societies


#41 | BEWARE OF NARRATIVE CAPTURE

Andrew Revkin is an experienced environmental journalist and the founding director of the new Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. He has written acclaimed books on the history of humanity’s relationship with the Arctic, global warming, and the assault on the Amazon rainforest.

environmental journalism, climate change responses


#40 | MOVING TO A PEACE ECONOMY

Jodie Evans is the co-founder of CODEPINK and the after-school writing program 826LA. She has been a visionary advocate for peace for several decades. Whether in board rooms or war zones, legislative offices, or neighborhood streets, Jodie’s enthusiasm for a world at peace infuses conciliation, optimism, and activism wherever she goes.

building resilient economies, social change


#39 | LIBERATION IS A NONLINEAR PROCESS

Victor Lee Lewis is a progressive life coach, trainer, speaker, and Founder of the Radical Resilience Institute. As a social justice educator, Victor brings a unique, socially progressive vision to the work of personal growth, personal empowerment, and emotional health.

social justice, racism


#38 | SELF-CARE IS AN ACT OF REVOLUTION

Glacier Kwong is a political and digital rights activist born and raised in Hong Kong. She is the founder of the NGO Keyboard Frontline and is a Research Fellow at Hong Kong Democracy Council in the US. In self-exile in Germany, she is pursuing her PhD in Law at the University of Hamburg, with her research focusing on data protection and surveillance in Hong Kong and China.

democracy, social change


#37 | TIPPING POINT MOMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Alan AtKisson is an author, musician, and has been recognized internationally as a pioneering innovator in sustainable development. He currently serves as Assistant Director-General of Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, where he leads the Department of Partnership and Innovation.

sustainable development, building resilient societies


#36 | MANIFESTING WHAT CAN GO RIGHT IN A NEW WORLD

Kay Taylor is an evolutionary astrologer, author, and teacher who has been integrating soul-centered astrology with a range of healing wisdom for over 35 years. Author of Soul Path Way, Kay runs the Soul Path School to train individuals in intuitive mastery, psychosynthesis, and astrology. She maintains a thriving full-time consulting practice based in the San Francisco Bay Area.


#35 | THE INEXORABLE MARCH OF PROGRESS

Hailing from Celina, Tennessee, Trae Crowder is a standup comedian, writer, and self-proclaimed “Liberal Redneck.” Trae gained national attention (or notoriety, depending on your viewpoint) with his viral video rants and has been performing and touring his particular brand of Southern-fried intellectual comedy for over a decade.

depolarization, social change


#34 | NOURISHING AND SUSTAINING OURSELVES THROUGH POETRY

Ellen Bass is an award-winning poet, author, and a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her poems appear frequently in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and many other journals. Bass founded poetry workshops at Salinas Valley State Prison and the Santa Cruz, California jails, and teaches in the MFA writing program at Pacific University.

poetry, climate grief


#33 | CULTIVATING A NEW ETHOS

Dr. Jem Bendell is the Founder of the Deep Adaptation Forum and a Professor of Sustainability Leadership with the University of Cumbria. He works as a researcher, educator, and advisor on social and organizational change, with over 25 years of experience in sustainable development initiatives in over 20 countries.

deep adaptation, building resilient societies


#32 | THE PARIS AGREEMENT, NEOLIBERAL CAPITALISM, AND CARBON QUANTITATIVE EASING

Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times best-selling science fiction writer. He is the author of more than twenty books, including The Ministry For The Future, the best-selling Mars trilogy, and the critically acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt, and 2312.

building resilient societies, science fiction


#31 | A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS

Michelle Singletary is an author and award-winning personal finance columnist. She writes the nationally syndicated personal finance column “The Color of Money,” which appears in The Washington Post.

economic racism, polarization