02. What is our object of study? Seeing things holistically

Greg and Mike discuss the vital importance of thinking holistically, working with an expanded concept of ‘culture’ to define why we have to think about material and immaterial issues at the same time, and some of the common intellectual habits that prevent us from seeing things holistically.

01. First things: The many crises we share

Greg and Big Mike jump right in: the crises we face; the immense scale of the change necessary to avoid a bleak, bleak future; the history of the systems, among them capitalism and socialism, that have brought us to this point.