Nov 24, 2020 • 28M

Imagining the Green City with Wayne Hsiung

Anya Marchenko
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Work/Schism is a podcast about work: why it sucks, how to do it better, and who does it well. In a series of honest conversations, host Anya Marchenko explores the career trajectories of her friends and idols in search of the elusive secrets to being good at work.
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Wayne Hsiung ran for mayor of Berkeley, CA in 2020 to try and make the Green City a reality. Wayne is an animal activist, and, since 2013, the founder of animal activism organization Direct Action Everywhere.

In this full conversation, we talk about:

  • Wayne's Green District idea for Berkeley

  • Why we need economies of scale in clean meat production

  • Cooperation between him and the elected Berkeley mayor

  • Why his animal rights activism is a cover for his climate activism

  • Why everybody should read Animal Liberation and watching Finding Nemo