Thinking Progressive with Ron Rivers
#43 Breaking Free From Facebook

#43 Breaking Free From Facebook

June 23, 2020

Exploring my personal struggle to leave Facebook. It should be easy, but there are many reasons it's not. If you've ever considered it my story may help you choose one direction or another.  Intro Music: Akira the Don - Hero's Journey Type Beat

#42 Progressive Strategies:  Artificial Intelligence

#42 Progressive Strategies: Artificial Intelligence

June 16, 2020

Exploring progressive political strategies surrounding administrative artificial intelligence.  Pulling information from several studies and sources to develop ways of thinking and approaching artificial intelligence legislation in 2020 and beyond. 

  Source documents available at https://ronrivers.com

 

 

#41 Riots, Police, and ending the Crisis Cycle

#41 Riots, Police, and ending the Crisis Cycle

June 9, 2020

Did you know that in 2012 Professor Peter Turchin predicted the 2020 civil unrest?  We'll explore the aggressive police response to the protests, our successful history of riots, and how we can end our reliance on crisis to create change. 

#40 Neo Jesus Where Are You?

#40 Neo Jesus Where Are You?

June 2, 2020
Society is burning, but what will rise from the ashes? Do we need a new messiah to show us the way? Where is Neo Jesus?  We'll examine the upcoming transcendent spiritual transformation technology will bring and how it will impact humanity.
#39 Three Option Theory: Deconditioning Duopoly

#39 Three Option Theory: Deconditioning Duopoly

May 26, 2020

Exploring the process and benefits of considering everything from three perspectives. Includes reflections on why history makes this difficult.

#38 Progressing Education in the COVID Era

#38 Progressing Education in the COVID Era

May 18, 2020

COVID-19 presents educators with new challenges and opportunities.  We'll explore how we can use digital learning to radically transform education in the U.S. and why we should. 

 

#37 Entrepreneurship in the COVID Era

#37 Entrepreneurship in the COVID Era

May 12, 2020

Exploring ideas, opportunities, and challenges with building a successful organization during the pandemic and its resulting ripple effects. 

 

#36 Billionaire God Kings of the 21st Century

#36 Billionaire God Kings of the 21st Century

May 5, 2020

Connecting the dots between billionaires, gods, and kings to further expand our understanding of present-day class consciousness.

 

#35 Conservative Dilemmas in the COVID Era - Small Government

#35 Conservative Dilemmas in the COVID Era - Small Government

April 28, 2020

Conservatives face serious dilemmas about how their ideals exist and function in a COVID-19 world.  Focusing on small government, we'll explore the ideal and explain why voting for progressive candidates is the most direct path to achieving this style of living.

 

#34 Responsible Democracy & the Future

#34 Responsible Democracy & the Future

April 21, 2020

Democracy demands a level of engagement and responsibility to function as intended.  In this episode we explore why we have failed to realize this vision and what we can do to fix it moving forward.