Govern Yourself Accordingly - Politics | Activism | Leadership

Govern Yourself Accordingly - Politics | Activism | Leadership
Better Politics Podcast

Springtide and the future of our podcasts
May 4, 2018 • 8 min
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#6: Finite and Infinite Games with James Carse
Feb 28, 2018 • 36 min
Thirty-five years ago, James Carse wrote a book called ‘Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility’. Over three decades later, it remains popular. In this podcast we explore what the ideas expressed in the book could mean when…
#5: The Push for Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Canadian Politics (and why it still needs a push): Interview with Dr. Katie Gibbs
Jan 9, 2018 • 44 min
Dr. Katie Gibbs is a scientist and one of the founders of the national non-profit Evidence for Democracy a group dedicated to “the transparent use of evidence in government decision-making in Canada.”Evidence for Democracy - or E4D as they call themselves…
#4: Flying Solo and Representing Yourself - Gabor Lukacs
Dec 19, 2017 • 41 min
It’s not often you hear of someone who is not a lawyer representing themselves in a federal court. It’s even less often that you hear of someone who has done so more than a dozen times. And won. Gabor Lukacs has been taking airlines to court and filing…
#3: The Effective Citizen with Graham Steele
Dec 12, 2017 • 41 min
Most of us have not sat in the backrooms of politics, the places where decisions are really made. But today’s guest on the Govern Yourself Accordingly podcast has. And, he’s done the rest of us a favour - especially those of us who try to have an impact…
#2: Collaborating with the Enemy: Interview with Adam Kahane
Dec 5, 2017 • 52 min
Adam Kahane knows something about collaborating with the enemy. Kahane has been witness to some unlikely collaborations. He has been at the centre of peace talks in South Africa, Sudan and Colombia. He has recently taken a step back to deconstruct what he…
#1: Dining with Difference: The People’s Supper
Dec 5, 2017 • 46 min
It began on Inauguration Day of 2017 and it would have ended long ago if everything went according to plan. The People’s Supper started as a campaign called ‘100 Days, 100 Dinners’. But the work of bridging and healing that began on last January was too…