Episode from the podcastFun Time Program

Studying the Values of Humanity Forward with the Yang Gang Book Club

Released Sunday, 17th January 2021
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John and Vivica talk to Kateri Ransom and Meghin Brooks of the Yang Gang Book Club about how the Andrew Yang movement inspired them to start a book club and keep studying the values that sparked the movement in the first place.
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Yang Gang Book Club
http://yanggangbookclub.com
https://twitter.com/ygbookclub
https://www.instagram.com/yanggangbookclub/
https://www.facebook.com/YangGangBookClub
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT2FsqbOh_teb8vEw…
Kateri Ransom
https://twitter.com/katbookclubgirl
https://www.instagram.com/the_librettist/
Meghin Brooks
https://twitter.com/accidentallymeg
https://www.instagram.com/accidentally_inspired/
Andrew Yang
https://www.yangforny.com
https://twitter.com/AndrewYang
https://www.instagram.com/andrewyang/
Scott Santens
https://www.scottsantens.com
https://twitter.com/scottsantens
https://www.instagram.com/scottsantens/
Humanity Forward
https://movehumanityforward.com
https://twitter.com/HumanityForward
https://www.instagram.com/humanity_forward/
Timestamps
1:28 - Are they excited for Yang's run for mayor?
3:18 - How did the book club come about?
3:32 - Shoutout to Rethinking Humanity
8:26 - What is their process for picking out books?
10:51 - Do they reach out to authors gor interviews before picking a book?
11:49 - Shout out to Scott Santens
14:45 - Little history of Universal Basic Income (UBI)
17:18 - Bringing that history full circle
20:03 - Talking about Andrew Yang's Mayoral campaign
20:43 - Do they see themselves staying connected to the Yang Gang longterm?
25:26 - Who are you trying to enable with this book club?
28:26 - Chatting about Blueprint for Revolution
31:31 - Ways the book club is different than traditional book clubs
32:16 - Why is Blueprint for Revolution such an important book right now?
46:07- How can we apply tactics for a revolution to our everyday lives?
47:18 - Their initiative around buying books
50:36 - Uplifting libraries, Overdrive and Libby, especially in pandemic times
53:46 - Why UBI can be so beneficial to society overall
55:52 - Where can they be found?

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