play_arrow

keyboard_arrow_right

skip_previous play_arrow skip_next
00:00 00:00
playlist_play chevron_left
volume_up
chevron_left

Blog

21 Results / Page 1 of 3


Background

Ep #18 – Five Minute Book Review – Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Alex Torpey November 14, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Ep #18 - Five Minute Book Review - Walden by Henry David Thoreau
/

Join Alex for a new episode in the 5 Minute Book Review subseries of Rethinking! This is Walden (And Civil Disobedience) by Henry David Thoreau. It is filmed/recorded somewhere in Stokes State Forest, in Sussex County, New Jersey. You can find it online here, on YouTube, Instagram or wherever you […]

close
  • 22

Rethinking #17: Five Minute Book Review – A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Alex Torpey October 28, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Rethinking #17: Five Minute Book Review - A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
/

Join Alex for the inaugural new subseries on Rethinking – 5 Minute Book Reviews! Our first book is A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. You can find it online here, on YouTube, Instagram or wherever you listen to podcasts. Check it out and let me know what you […]

Ep 16: Andrew Cuomo and the epidemic of politicians who are experts at saying the right things

Alex Torpey October 7, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Ep 16: Andrew Cuomo and the epidemic of politicians who are experts at saying the right things
/

Join former mayor, municipal manager, professor, and consultant Alex Torpey for the latest episode of Rethinking, filmed in the Custer Gallatin National Forest, Montana.  — As another so called progressive democrat begins their fall from grace, I wanted to spend a moment reflecting on why we seem to have so many freaking […]

close
  • 10

Ep 15: The Uncertainty of our legacies and duality of innovation

Alex Torpey August 22, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Ep 15: The Uncertainty of our legacies and duality of innovation
/

Join former mayor, municipal manager, professor, and consultant Alex Torpey for another special Travels with Torpey episode. Recorded in the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area on the Utah/Wyoming border, Alex reflects on three related topics: 1) The uncertainties of the legacies we leave 2) The duality (positive and negatives) innovations like […]

close
  • 24

Ep 14: Travels with Torpey – Southwest heat waves and building out of balance with nature

Alex Torpey July 13, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Ep 14: Travels with Torpey - Southwest heat waves and building out of balance with nature
/

Alex reflects on the extreme heat waves in the Southwest and the environmental and community impact of redevelopment and building practices, and various other human behaviors, that are done out of balance with nature.

close
  • 35

Episode 13: Bonus Discussion with Former Maine State Senator Justin Chenette

Alex Torpey June 25, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Episode 13: Bonus Discussion with Former Maine State Senator Justin Chenette
/

Join Alex for this Bonus Discussion with former  Maine state senator Justin Chenette as part of the special series: On Running for Public Office.  Justin is most recently a two-term state senator for Maine’s 31st legislative district. Previously he served two terms in the House in Maine, which he was elected […]

Ep 12: Travels with Torpey – Fargo, North Dakota

Alex Torpey June 1, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Ep 12: Travels with Torpey - Fargo, North Dakota
/

Join Alex for his special series: Travels with Torpey, as he travels across the country meeting different people, exploring communities, and learning about what’s happening all over the United States. —This episode is from my stop in Fargo, North Dakota. I reflect on a few discussions and meetings about various topics […]

Ep 11: Bonus Discussion with Steve Schnall on Good Governance in South Orange

Alex Torpey May 12, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Ep 11: Bonus Discussion with Steve Schnall on Good Governance in South Orange
/

This conversation part of the Special Series: On Running for Public Office is with Steve Schnall. Steve ran for a seat on South Orange’s governing body (a council seat) in 2013, and just finished serving eight years in that position. Much of his work in the position focused on developing […]

Ep 10: Travels with Torpey – Death Valley and Joshua Tree 2017

Alex Torpey May 4, 2021

Rethinking with Alex Torpey
Ep 10: Travels with Torpey - Death Valley and Joshua Tree 2017
/

Join Alex for a few special episodes reflecting on and sharing photographs of some past travels as a lead up to an exciting announcement coming in May. — In January of 2017 I took an “offgrid” motorcycle trip for six days through Death Valley, the Mojave Desert and Joshua Tree. […]