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SUE Speaks Podcast: Searching for Unity in Everything

Religion & Spirituality Podcas

Award-winning filmmaker and TEDx producer Suzanne Taylor looks for what could get the world to massively change. We need to deal with the good of the whole and not just with personal gain. Change minds and we change the world. From physicists to spiritual leaders, theater curators, social activists, professors, vegan luminaries, wealth managers, and more, Suzanne probes thought-shapers of many stripes who can help us become who we need to be in the world we need to create. We’re in it together and we need conversations as if our lives depended on them, because very possibly they do.


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Award-winning filmmaker and TEDx producer Suzanne Taylor looks for what could get the world to massively change. We need to deal with the good of the whole and not just with personal gain. Change minds and we change the world. From physicists to spiritual leaders, theater curators, social activists, professors, vegan luminaries, wealth managers, and more, Suzanne probes thought-shapers of many stripes who can help us become who we need to be in the world we need to create. We’re in it together and we need conversations as if our lives depended on them, because very possibly they do.








18 | GREG PALAST – Investigative Journalist

Four decades into his career, he hounds truth harder than ever.Greg Palast has exposed some of the biggest scandals of the last century. The award-winning investigative reporter, four-time New York Times Bestselling author, and documentarian seeks justice and shines a light on the truth. His investigations have become instrumental in exposing historic controversies including the Shoreham Nuclear Power Station Project, Exxon Valdez, the 2000 U.S. Presidential Election, and Deepwater Horizon....


17 | HYEPIN IM – Founder of FACE, Faith and Community Empowerment

Hyepin Im, CPA, MBA, and Master of Divinity, has a B.S. from U.C. Berkeley, M.B.A. from USC, and M.Div., summa cum laude, from Wesley Theological Seminary. She is a frequent speaker on CNN and NPR and her opinions have appeared in the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post. She is the President and Founder of Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE), a national nonprofit serving as a bridge between the Asian American community and the greater community at large. Since its inception in 2001,...


16 | TIM SHRIVER – Co-Founder of UNITE

Timothy Shriver is married, a father of five, the Chairman of Special Olympics International, and co-founder of UNITE, “an initiative to promote national unity and solidarity across differences.” Tim began his career as an educator and subsequently co-founded and currently chairs the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), the leading school reform organization in the field of social and emotional learning. He earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University,...



Justin Connor is an actor, writer, director, painter, and musician who did all that for THE GOLDEN AGE, an award-winning feature film that’s on Amazon Prime. The soundtrack is on all streaming platforms and a double vinyl album is coming out. THE GOLDEN AGE is a tour de force musical rockumentary (a spoof that appears real) shot over a decade in California and India, about Maya O’Malley, a subversive pop star, who, after controversial remarks, gets dropped from his music label and sets out...


SUE Speaks Podcast Video Trailer

How can we change our worldview? Host Suzanne Taylor created the SUE Speaks podcast, Searching for Unity in Everything, to explore this question. Guests come from a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines, but they all have one thing in common: they’re deep and original thinkers who could change the world.


14 | GILES HUTCHINS – Chairman of The Future Fit Leadership Academy

Shownotes Giles Hutchins, who is at the forefront of a necessary revolution, advises business leaders, coaches teams, guest lectures at leading universities and business schools and is a keynote speaker at conferences. He uses consciousness-raising techniques including deep-dive nature immersions, as he is informed by ancient wisdom traditions and cutting-edge research, to help business leaders deal with making their organizations vibrant and future-fit. Giles is Chairman of The Future Fit...


13 | JOHN FULLERTON – Founder and President of Capital Institute

Shownotes John Fullerton is an unconventional economist, impact investor, writer and public speaker, and former Wall Street executive. His passion is the systemic economic transformation underway at the dawn of the Integral Age. John Fullerton is the founder and president of Capital Institute, a collaborative working to illuminate how our economy and financial system can operate to promote a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth. He is the author of...


12 | DAVID LORIMER – Programme Director of The Scientific & Medical Network

Shownotes David Lorimer, MA, PGCE, FRSA is a writer, lecturer and editor who is Programme Director of The​ ​Scientific & Medical Network, a Founder of Character Education Scotland, and former President of Wrekin Trust and the​ ​Swedenborg Society. Originally a merchant banker and then a teacher of​ ​philosophy and modern languages at Winchester College, he is the author​ ​and/or editor of over a dozen books, most recently The Protein Crunch and A New Renaissance. He has​ ​edited three books...


11 | LARRY DOSSEY, M.D. – Physician and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Shownotes Dr. Larry Dossey is a physician of internal medicine and former Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital, who lectures around the world. He received his M. D. degree from Southwestern Medical School (Dallas), and trained in internal medicine at Parkland and the VA hospitals in Dallas. Dossey has lectured at medical schools and hospitals throughout the United States and abroad. In 1988, he delivered the annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, India, the only...

10 | RICHARD GROSSINGER – Anthropologist and Author “Bottoming Out the Universe”

Shownotes Richard Grossinger, moved from being a consultant and acquisitions editor at North Atlantic books, the press he founded with Lindy Hough in 1974, to curating his own imprint, Sacred Planet Books, at Inner Traditions. His own Inner Traditions book, Bottoming Out the Universe : Why There is Something Rather than Nothing, also came out this year. Richard received a BA from Amherst College and a PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan. Writing with literary sensibility, he...


9 | BRIAN SWIMME – Evolutionary Cosmologist

Shownotes Brian Thomas Swimme is Director of the Center for the Story of the Universe and a professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Mathematics at the University of Oregon in 1978 for work in gravitational dynamics. He brings the context of story to our understanding of the 13.7 billion year trajectory of the universe - a story that he feels will assist in the emergence of a flourishing Earth community. Swimme...


8 | RUSSELL TARG – Physicist/Remote Viewing and ESP

Shownotes Russell Targ, a physicist who retired as a senior staff scientist from Lockheed Martin, was a pioneer in the development of the laser and laser technology for peaceful application. He then cofounded the Stanford Research Institute’s (SRI) investigation into psychic abilities, primarily via Remote Viewing, which was funded by the CIA during the 1970s and 1980s. A prolific writer, he most recently authored The Reality of ESP: A Physicist’s Proof of Psychic Abilities. Other books:...

7 | KRISTY EDMUNDS – Exec/Artistic Director, Center for the Art of Performance, UCLA

Shownotes As an artist, curator, artistic director and frequent keynote speaker internationally, Kristy Edmunds has a reputation for innovation and depth in the presentation of contemporary performing arts. In collaboration with master artists, she has curated unique platforms that survey the breadth of their artistry, while placing equal emphasis on the support and commissioning of new work by some of today’s leading performance creators across disciplines. Edmunds was the Founding...


6 | JODIE EVANS – Co-Founder/Director, CODE PINK

Shownotes Jodie Evans is the co-founder and co-director of CODEPINK and the co-founder of the after-school writing program, 826LA. She has been a visionary advocate for peace for several decades. An inspired motivator, Jodie invigorates nascent activists and re-invigorates seasoned activists through her ever-evolving, always exciting methods to promote peace. Whether in board rooms or war zones, Jodie’s enthusiasm for a world at peace infuses conciliation, optimism and activism. As Director...


5 | JOEL SOLOMON – Chairman, Renewal Funds

Shownotes Joel Solomon is Founding Partner of Renewal Funds, Canada’s largest mission venture capital firm at over $98M, investing in Organics and EnviroTech in Canada and the USA. With Founder/Funder Carol Newell, he spent 14 years implementing a “whole portfolio to mission” strategy as leader of her activist Family Office. As Executive Director of Endswell Foundation, Joel guided the spend down of a $20M endowment, leaving Tides Canada Foundation and Hollyhock as legacy charities, while...

4 | VICTORIA MORAN – Founder/Director, Main Street Vegan Academy

Shownotes Victoria Moran, has been a Main Street Vegan® for 35 years ​and she held the title of Peta’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50​. ​​She is the bestselling author of thirteen books, including Creating a Charmed Life (in 30 languages around the world); the gentle weight loss classic, The Love-Powered Diet, reflecting the author’s own struggle with and recovery from compulsive eating; The Good Karma Diet, celebrating a high-green, high-raw, high-energy food style; the iconic Main Street Vegan; and...

3 | RAMANA – Spiritual Teacher, Radical Awakening

Shownotes Ramana has been teaching and maintaining a private psychotherapy and healing arts practice since 1978. He resides in New York and India. Since 1997, he has been traveling throughout the United States, Canada and the East sharing his work, Radical Awakening and the Opening to Heart Consciousness, and has trained hundreds of practitioners in it. He started his study of meditation and psychology in 1967 with Zen meditation and Gestalt Therapy. His studies continued through the 1970s...

2 | JAMES WANLESS – PhD, Life Navigator and Mentor

Shownotes Dr. James Wanless, who was a Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, is known primarily for creating the iconic and bestselling Voyager Tarot Deck he calls “the GPS of the soul.” An innovation and intuition trainer who works with organizations throughout the world, he has counseled many people in his 40-year career as a human potential activist and motivator. Dr. Wanless is a Green Man who has trained people in the “green wisdom way” with his Sustain Yourself oracle...


1 | MARY REED – An Unwitting Mystic

Shownotes Mary Reed started out as an ordinary person who was directing clinical research and nonprofit healthcare programs in America and Africa. She had no interest in spiritual teachings or even any understanding of them until 2000 when she had a startling breakthrough to a direct experience of what our spiritual avatars have been tuned into, and that connection has never left her. In 2011, an unimaginable episode got her beyond debilitating confusion from not being able to integrate what...