Humankind Evergreen

Series produced by Humankind

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Evergreen episodes from the award-winning series that presents voices of hope and humanity, by David Freudberg. Produced in association with WGBH/Boston.

How do we hold on to our humanity in times of fast-paced change? Public radio's award-winning Humankind presents stories and ideas of the doers and dreamers who strive to make our planet a more humane place.

Through David Freudberg’s moving documentaries and dialogues, we hear the voices of community: visionaries, peacemakers, health and education leaders, practitioners of spirituality and simplicity, environmental champions, grass roots activists, scholars and many others.

Listen to the journalism of hope and humanity -- told from all walks of life.


26 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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SEGMENT 1: Medical reformer Rachel Naomi Remen explains a vision of the doctor-patient relationship, in which the patient is viewed not as "broken"...

Bought by KTOO, WSKG, KICI, Morehead State Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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SEGMENT 1: Family therapist and Harvard lecturer Richard Weissbourd discusses how to help children find their moral compass, the 'achievement craze...

Bought by KUHF, KGNU, KICI, KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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SEGMENT 1: We examine the provocative ideas of Anthony de Mello, an Indian-born Catholic priest and philosopher, whose books have touched millions,...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, WCAI / WNAN, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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SEGMENT 1: We explore the significant benefits of home-cooked meals, including improved family dynamics, greater likelihood of healthy ingredients,...

Bought by 'The Sea', Morehead State Public Radio, KICI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KUHF and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Segment 1: A look at the profession of Public Defenders, who with scant resources and drastically limited time, try to provide basic legal represen...

Bought by KUHF, Morehead State Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: In time for MLK Day, we look back at the stunning display of forgiveness and nonviolence by the traumatized family members of Mother Ema...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KPSQ-LP, KUT, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 24
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SEGMENT 1: We consider the fascinating history and profound philosophy of Quakerism, which has been present from the founding of America and remain...

Bought by WVTF, WSKG, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: Best-selling author David Allen explores how a person's optimistic (or pessimistic) frame of mind can become a powerful "self-fulfilling...

Bought by WSKG, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, WUTC, KERA and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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SEGMENT 1: A remarkable string of many illnesses since childhood sensitized Rev. Bob Massie to human distress and deepened his commitment to helpin...

Bought by WSKG, Morehead State Public Radio, KICI, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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SEGMENT 1: The problem of American gun violence has been mired for decades in a bitter political stalemate. Here we look past that impasse, and foc...

Bought by KICI, WSKG, Yellowstone Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WUTC and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: There’s a kind of mystery in sitting calmly, patiently, attentively and tuning into someone else’s personal story – their experience and...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA, WYSO and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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SEGMENT 1: In Black History Month, we examine a fascinating chapter of American history: a federal agency known as Freedmen's Bureau, which helped ...

Bought by WKAR, WAER, KKWE Niijii Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
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SEGMENT 1: We consider the plight of tens of millions of Americans in families and relationships with alcoholics. How does the destabilizing influe...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, KKWE Niijii Radio, KICI and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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SEGMENT 1: A conversation with Jon Kabat-Zinn, a pioneering medical researcher into the physical and emotional effects of stress, as well as the he...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
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SEGMENT 1: In a world given to so much brutality, it would be easy to underestimate the impact of basic human compassion in actually resolving stri...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Morehead State Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 17
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SEGMENT 1: Most people regard forgiveness to be a virtue worth striving for, but author/teacher Robin Casarjian explains how forgiving the miscondu...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA, KKWE Niijii Radio, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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SEGMENT 1: The heir to the Oscar Mayer fortune, Chuck Collins, examines income inequality, sustainable local economies and his personal journey in ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, KICI and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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SEGMENT 1: New research suggests that people who actively cultivate gratefulness in their lives enhance both their peace of mind and become physica...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KERA, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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SEGMENT 1: Daniel Goleman, best-selling author and former N.Y. Times science reporter, describes emerging brain research that shows we are wired to...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KKWE Niijii Radio, KERA, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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SEGMENT 1: We profile a new citizens movement, Mothers Out Front, who strive to cut their own carbon footprint, as well that of the communities whe...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Morehead State Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17