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Wonder in an age of violence: Valarie Kaur & See No Stranger

April 18, 2024
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“Wonder is the root of love, the lack of wonder is the root of violence.”

Valarie Kaur is no stranger to violence. As a Sikh, as a woman, as a person of color, violence has shaped both her activism and her deep sense of community care. Her Revolutionary Love Project is the blueprint for organizers, activists, and really – anyone in love with the world and what it could be.

This week, the activist, and best-selling author of See No Stranger joins me to talk about love, action, and the power of wonder in the face of impossible things.

 

Starting this week we’re releasing some of our favorite episodes from all three seasons of the show – some you may have missed, and some you need to listen to again and again just to absorb even more of their goodness.

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About our guest:

Valarie Kaur is a renowned civil rights leader, lawyer, award-winning filmmaker, educator, author of the #1 LA Times Bestseller See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love, and founder of the Revolutionary Love Project

A daughter of Punjabi Sikh farmers in California, her work has ignited a national movement to reclaim love as a force for justice. Find her at valariekaur.com and on IG @valariekaur.

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