• Episode 69: Free Your Mind with Todd Niesen

    25 MAR 2024 · Toby sits down with sound and dialogue editor and our friend Todd Niesen.  Todd shares his journey from depression to a low point where he and his wife decide to use a controversial treatment: Ketamine. Todd takes our audience through a Ketamine experience, what Ketamine is, and how "addictive" Ketamine and other psychedelics really are. Todd Niesen has been nominated for 7 Emmys for series such as FARGO, The Defiant Ones, and CSI: Miami. 17 Time Nominee and 2 Time Winner of the Golden Reel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing. Won for CSI Miami and The Liberator. Resources Todd Shared:  https://psychedelicstoday.com https://maps.org/about-maps https://twitter.com/PsydelicsToday https://www.vitalpsychedelictraining.com https://michaelpollan.com/books/how-to-change-your-mind https://www.netflix.com/title/81098586 (The Mind Explained) https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20230614-how-a-dose-of-mdma-transformed-a-white-supremacist https://www.fromshocktoawe.com/ https://ketamineclinics.com/ To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    50 min. 55 sec.
  • Episode 68: Seek Out Different Tribes with Julian Adorney

    9 MAR 2024 · Toby sits down with Julian Adorney, a writer and adventurer about his article on Quillette: " The Perils of Affective Polarization".  Julian takes us through his journey in life and politics from a Polarized individual to understanding the affects it has on your well being.  The two discuss what Affective Polarization is, the resulting damage it can have on your health and relationships, and the potential root causes.   Julian Adorney has written for Quillette, Areo, Queer Majority, National Review, and the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR). He is the founder of Heal the West, a substack movement dedicated to preserving and repairing our liberal social contract. Connect with Julian: https://twitter.com/Julian_Liberty https://healthewest.substack.com https://quillette.com/2023/11/10/the-perils-of-affective-polarization To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    43 min. 52 sec.
  • Episode 67: Bipartisan Tribes with Tim Redmond

    1 GEN 2024 · Toby sits down with Tim Redmond, a PhD in political science, an award-winning educator, and author of over one hundred articles on critical thinking and politics. Toby and Tim sit down to discuss Tim's new book “Political Tribalism in America, How Hyper Partisanship Dumbs Down Democracy and How to Fix It”. Learn about Tim's origin story including something he has in common with our host, hear about Tim's solutions for our Democracy, and how our media diet has so much to do with partisanship. Connect with Tim: https://twitter.com/tjredmo https://www.amazon.com/stores/author/B09PZ9GMXY/about?ingress=0&visitId=ea16362c-86d0-4eac-9c43-3a1b69bcfdf7&store_ref=ap_rdr&ref_=ap_rdr To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    1 h 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Episode 66: Making the Case for Deliberate Democracy in America with Chris Forman

    25 NOV 2023 · Toby sits down with Chris Forman, PhD, an Author, and Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts. Toby and Chris discuss Chris' advocacy for Deliberative Democracy and how it relates to his work in physics, if at all. As Chris describes it, the way science has been used and abused in politics fuels his mission for a better democracy. Chris discusses how he inadvertantly created a deliberation process, how this process can be adopted in the West, and how we can protect it from power-hungry individuals. Chris also forgot to mention and wanted us to mention the Hannah Arendt Center who are running a workshop for professionals/elected people or institutions who have an interest in designing a citizen assembly> https://hac.bard.edu/democracy-innovation-workshop Connect with Chris https://chrisjforman.com https://www.thersa.org/united-states/get-involved/deliberation-gateway-network https://deliberationgateway.home.blog/about Related Projects: http://participedia.net/ http://www.democracywithoutelections.org/ https://www.demnext.org https://healthydemocracy.org https://www.cndp.us https://deliberative-democracy.net https://www.ofbyforall.org/our-story Related Books: John Gastil And Olin Wright - Legislature by LotOpen Democracy - Reinventing popular rule for the 21st Century - Helene LandemoreAgainst Elections - David Van ReybrouckThe end of politicians https://www.bretthennig.com/Tao of Democracy Tom AtleeEmpowering public wisdom - Tom AtleeChristina Lafont - Democracy Without Shortcuts To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    1 h 14 min. 51 sec.
  • Episode 65: Spike Cohen, Championing A People Powered Future

    23 OTT 2023 · Toby sits down with Spike Cohen, 2020 Libertarian VP candidate and Founder of You Are the Power. Toby and Spike cover a broad range of topic from Spike's entrepreneurial spirit and the need to help others to his 2020 VP Candidicy to You Are the Power, and the 2024 Election. Spike tells us why Third Parties haven't won any major elections and how the system is rigged to keep it that way. What is the path to victory for third parties? What will happen in 2024? And listen to the end for possible breaking news! Connect with Spike https://twitter.com/RealSpikeCohen https://twitter.com/YATPOfficial https://www.spikecohen.com To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast *You Are the Power is not affliated with the LIbertarian Party - for Spike
    55 min. 37 sec.
  • Episode 64: Breaking the Cycle of Us-Versus-Them with Zachary Elwood

    1 MAG 2023 · Toby Davis, host of UnityNow! podcast, sat down with Zachary Elwood, an unlikely, yet compelling podcaster on the challenge of political polarization. Zach is a world-leading expert on poker tells. In this wide-ranging conversation, Zach gave expert tips on understanding political differences and building productive conversations. His book Defusing American Anger is newly-released and can be found athttps://www.american-anger.com/. Connect with Zach https://twitter.com/apokerplayer https://www.american-anger.com/ https://behavior-podcast.com To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    1 h 40 sec.
  • Episode 63: All Sides with Julie Mastrine

    30 MAR 2023 · Toby Davis is joined by Julie Mastrine; Writer and Director of Marketing and Media Bias Ratings at AllSides. AllSides™ is a media solutions company that strengthens our democratic society with balanced news, media bias ratings, diverse perspectives, and real conversation. The two discuss Julie's background and what lead her to creating media bias ratings as well as what it means to be biased and how to recognize the issue. Can bias ever be explained truthfully from media organizations themselves? Listen in and hear from an expert. Follow Julie and All Sides: https://twitter.com/juliewrites https://twitter.com/allsidesnow https://www.allsides.com/unbiased-balanced-news To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    48 min. 42 sec.
  • Episode 62: The Free Speech Conspiracy with Eugene Volokh

    15 FEB 2023 · Toby Davis is joined by Eugene Volokh to discuss his blog the Volokh Conspiracy and, along with Rumble and Locals, a challenge to New York's Law that requires Social Media Networks to publish a plan for for responding to alleged hate speech by users. Eugene wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal titled “NEW YORK STATE WANTS TO CONSCRIPT ME TO VIOLATE THE CONSTITUTION”. We discuss this article and the implications of a law that Volokh says "violates the First Amendment" by opening the door to define hate speech at the State government level. Eugene Volokh is a Ukrainian-American legal scholar known for his scholarship in American constitutional law and libertarianism as well as his prominent legal blog The Volokh Conspiracy. Volokh is regarded as an expert on the First Amendment. He is the Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law and is an academic affiliate at the law firm Mayor Brown. Ready the WSJ Article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-state-wants-to-conscript-me-to-violate-the-constitution-first-amendment-mandate-free-speech-law-blog-hate-viewpoints-11669925813 Read the Volokh Conspiracy here: https://reason.com/volokh/ To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com/ Make sure to like and subscribe to UnityNow! to get weekly content about the Unity movement! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    45 min.
  • Episode 61: Michelle Dickson with Citizen Connect

    4 FEB 2023 · This week, UnityNow's Toby Davis sits down with Michelle Dickson of Citizen Connect, a Bridge Alliance initiative. Michelle is a Service Coordinator with Citizen Connect helping to coordinate over 500 bridge-building organizations in America. Citizen Connect is a non-partisan platform dedicated to one thing only – helping Americans find ways to heal our political divides and strengthen our democracy. Listen in as Michelle describes her own professional journey at very partisan jobs to her role now. From the National Repbulican Sentate War Room that focused on ambition and tense political strategy to her world now it's been quite a ride so far. Follow along and find out how you can participate in this great mission. This is one conversation you won’t want to miss! Connect with Michelle and Citizen Connect below: Email: michelle@citizenconnect.us https://citizenconnect.us https://twitter.com/citizenconnect3 To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com Make sure to like and subscribe to UnityNow! to get weekly content about the Unity movement! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    51 min. 48 sec.
  • Episode 60: Level the Playing Field with Eric Bronner

    27 DIC 2022 · This week, UnityNow's Toby Davis sits down with Eric Bronner, founder of Veterans for Political Innovation. Eric graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1997 where he served eight years as a Naval Flight Officer. Eric describes how his time as board president for “Show Me Integrity”, a political reform organization became a springboard to form Veterans for Political Innovation or VPI. Listen in as Eric describes our political system as a football season where the Champion is determined by pre-season results. From ranked-choice voting, to open primaries VPI is harnessing the determination and will power of our country’s veterans to foster political change one state at a time. You might not be surprised to hear the 116th Congress had a near record-low 15% approval rating. But why would 95% of them win re-election? This is one conversation you won’t want to miss! Connect with Eric and VPI below: https://www.veteransforpoliticalinnovation.org/ https://twitter.com/OperationVPI https://www.linkedin.com/company/veterans-for-political-innovation/ To learn more about the Podcast, visit: https://www.unitynowpodcast.com Make sure to like and subscribe to UnityNow! to get weekly content about the Unity movement! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnityNowPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnityNowPodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/unitynowpodcast
    53 min. 10 sec.

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UnityNow! is a podcast about Americans, from all walks of political, social, and economic life, coming together with a willingness to hear different ideas and perspectives about the most pressing challenges of our time. The UnityNow! Podcast creates media content to Highlight the Middle Ground between the two dominant parties, Focus on nuanced conversations, Discuss politically-charged subjects, Promote the Individual over Groups, Unite Americans, End the Ideological War.
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