Audio Archive

de Graaf, John

John is the national coordinator of Take Back Your Time Day, an annual event scheduled for October 24th. He is an author frequent speaker on issues of overwork and over-consumption in America. His writings include Affluenza: The All Consuming Epidemic and the children’s book, David Brower: Friend of the Earth.
John has worked with the Seattle PBS affiliate for 23 years and is an independent producer of television documentaries. He is the recipient of more then 100 regional, national and international awards for film-making. His productions include, Running Out of Time, For the Earth’s sake: The Life and Times of David Brower, Escape from Affluenza, It’s Up To Us: The Giraffe Project, Circle of Plenty, Silent Killer: The Unfinished Campaign Against Hunger, and Buyer, Be Fair: The Promise of Production Certification.
Prior to his work in TV, John was the Public Affairs Director for KUMD Radio in Duluth, MN. He has taught documentary film production at the University of Washington and was the Evans Chair Scholar at The Evergreen State College, where this fall he will teach a course called Take Back Your Time. He is the founder of the Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival and former president of the Hazel Worl Environmental Film Network. He is co-chair of the Public Policy Committee for the Simplicity Forum, a national think tank for the Voluntary Simplicity movement. He lives in Seattle, WA.
(Bio from summer 2005)

Recordings

Television and Social Change – Part 1: The Courage of Their Convictions

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2000

Television and Social Change – Part 2: Stewards of Creation

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2000

Television and Social Change – Part 3: Empowering the Poor

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2000

Television and Social Change – Part 4: Live Simply So That Others May Simply Life

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2000

Television and Social Change – Part 5: Think Globally, Act Locally

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2000

Television and Social Change – Part 1: The Courage of Their Convictions

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2000

Television and Social Change: The Courage of Their Convictions

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2001

Television and Social Change: Steward of Creation

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2001

Television and Social Change: Empowering the Poor

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2001

Television and Social Change: The Bread of Life

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2001

Film and Social Change: Part 1 – The Courage of Their Convictions

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2002

Film and Social Change: Part 2 – Stewards of Creation

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2002

Film and Social Change: Part 3 – Live Simply that Others May Simply Live

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2002

Film and Social Change: Part 4 – The Bread of Life

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2002

Film and Social Change: Part 5 – And Justice for All

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2002

Choosing Time – Part 1: God's Voice vs Society's: The Reality of Overwork in America Today

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2004

Choosing Time – Part 2: Calling Time, Family Time, Sabbath Time

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2004

Choosing Time – Part 3: Community Time, Stewardship Time

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2004

Choosing Time – Part 4: Promising Alternatives

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2004

God's Voice v. Society's Voice: The Reality of Overwork in America Today

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2005

Family, Faith, Community and Stewardship

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2005

Promising Alternatives

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2005

A Policy Agenda for Change

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2005

What is the Economy For? – Part 1: Time or Money: The Critical Choice

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2006

What is the Economy For? – Part 2: Real Family Values

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2006

What is the Economy For? – Part 3: Consumer's Consuming

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2006

What is the Economy For? – Part 4: First Needs First

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2006

What is the Economy For? – Part 5: Crossroads 2006

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2006

What's The Economy For, Anyway? The Big Question

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2010

What's the Economy For, Anyway? Don't Worry, Be Happy

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2010

What's The Economy For, Anyway? The Greatest Number

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2010

What's the Economy for, Anyway? The Longest Run (with Dave Barker)

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2010

What's the Economy For, Anyway? What's Next

Presenter: de Graaf, John / 2010

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