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As a bestselling author, speaker and one of the greatest interviewers of this generation, Cal Fussman has sat down with some of the world’s most influential individuals: Muhammad Ali, Mikhail Gorbachev, Serena Williams, Jeff Bezos, Jack Welch, John Wooden, Al Pacino and hundreds of others, digging deep into their hearts and delivering their wisdom to the rest of the world. Now, in Big Questions, Cal continues his journey. Uncovering the heart, head, and soul of his guests in thoughtful, deep ...
 
Radicals & Revolutionaries Lab is an intersectional, international, and intergenerational podcast with feminist visionaries. Secrets are had and shared in conversation with revolutionaries and innovators engaged in distinctly unapologetic feminist work. The R&R Lab unearths those nuggets of truth hidden just under the surface, begging to be noticed. We dive deeply into animating questions at the center of our feminist life; exploring the complexity and nuance that emboldens our listeners to ...
 
Join Wendy Clark, Dawn Hewitt, and Kelly Ball for their light-hearted and humorous podcast, Out There With the Birds, where they discuss the latest news, trends, and anecdotes about wild birds and the bird watchers who enjoy them. Listen in to find out just how wonderful and weird the world of birding can be when you’re Out There With the Birds.
 
Welcome to the Purple Cloud Podcast! Our mission is to disseminate the wisdom and teachings of traditional Chinese and Asian culture throughout the Western world. Our scope is broad encompassing medicine and healing, martial arts, philosophy, religion and spiritual practice throughout China and Asia, art, music and more. Through in-depth discussions with luminaries in their respective fields Purple Cloud Podcast is dedicated to shed light upon the many nuances of these traditional cultures.
 
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour), and Noah Findling (The New York Times, Comedy Central).
 
On Parsing Science researchers share the unpublished stories behind their recent research and share the background that led to their scientific discoveries. In the show we explore what doesn’t makes it into scientific journals — taking listeners behind the scenes of world’s most compelling science.
 
Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
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Nobel prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his new book, "Klara and the Sun" that asks what it means to be human. Candace Johnson, President and CEO of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks about the possible capabilities of Cuba's biotech field now that the country has developed its own covid vaccine…
 
Cal catches up with his old pal and podcast host James Altucher to talk about the release of James’ new book, which questions the concept that you need 10,000 hours to achieve mastery. Cal could use the advice, as he needs to learn as much about health care as quickly as possible in order to try to reshape it. The conversation ultimately turns into…
 
Christine Schraner Burgener, U.N. Special Envoy on Myanmar, discusses the ongoing unrest in the country where defiant protesters returned to the streets again today after security forces killed at least 18 on Sunday, according to the UN. Ben Hubbard, The New York Times Beirut Bureau Chief, talks about the Biden administration's handling of the rele…
 
This week’s revolutionary is Luann Algoso, a cultural worker, digital strategist for the #MeToo movement, and creator of the web series Gabby Antonio Smashes the Imperialist, White Supremacist, Capitalist Patriarchy! (or Gabby Smashes, for short). As we chat we cover topics from how #MeToo grew from a hashtag to a genuine movement, the struggles of…
 
Out with Suzi Ruffell -S3 EP1: Rose and Rosie I'm delighted to be back for series 3 of the podcast - thank you for everyone who got in touch and listened to Series 1 + 2 over the last year. Joining me to kick off the new series are two very special and brilliant guests, Rose and Rosie. If you're not already a fan then head on over to their youtube …
 
First, Dana talks to NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci about the impact Johnson and Johnson’s single-shot vaccine will have on coronavirus in the United States. Then, Dana pushes White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on President Biden’s decision not to directly punish the Saudi Crown Prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Next, Dana a…
 
As the U.S. intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is released finding Mohammed bin Salman responsible for approving the operation, Christiane Amanpour gets an emotional reaction from Hatice Cengiz, Jamal's fiancée, and analysis from Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director of Democracy for the Arab World Now. Chuck Hagel, fo…
 
In The Sea and the Sacred in Japan: Aspects of Maritime Religion (Bloomsbury 2018), Fabio Rambelli invites various fifteen scholars of Japanese religions to reflect on a well taken-for-granted fact: although the sea has always been a critical source of religious inspirations for Japan, the study of Japanese religions has chosen to turn its attentio…
 
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez tells Christiane Amanpour about the immigration bill she introduced and why now is the time to pass this reform. Andrea Martinez, immigration attorney, discusses the human impact immigration policy has and her work to reunite families separated under Trump's zero tolerance policy. Actress Jodie Foster and lawyer Nancy Ho…
 
We hope you enjoyed last week’s table read of Space Bound written by Golden Globe-nominated writer/director of Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell. We caught up with Emerald in this week’s episode to discuss her pilot and her writing process. She talked about the importance of writing redeeming characters in comedies and why she prefers writing …
 
As a Thai-Australian woman artist, Phaptawan Suwannakudt has long battled prejudice and discrimination relating to her gender. This disappointment with society’s dictates features at the heart of Phaptawan’s artistic practice. Spanning more than four decades, Phaptawan’s rich body of work includes paintings, sculptures and installations, informed b…
 
David Cameron, former British Prime Minister, discusses his call to action for energy investment in fragile states where the pandemic has hit the hardest. Samuel Burke, host of "Suddenly Family", discusses his family's shocking DNA discovery that led to making a podcast about other lives turned upside down by at home genetic tests. Our Hari Sreeniv…
 
With over 100 million followers, Buddhism in the People's Republic of China now fosters the largest community in the world of individuals who self-identify as Buddhists. Although Buddhism was harshly persecuted during the Cultural Revolution under the leadership of Mao Zedong, Buddhist communities around the country were able to revive their tradit…
 
Nadhim Zahawi, UK Vaccines Minister, and Ran Balicer, Chair of Israel's Covid-19 National Experts Panel discuss the successful vaccine rollout schemes in their countries. Mohamedou Ould Slahi, former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Steve Wood, a former guard at the detention camp, and director Kevin Macdonald discuss their new film "The Mauritanian" based…
 
In episode 94, we talk with Lindy McBride and Zhilei Zhao from Princeton about their research into how mosquitoes that can carry dangerous diseases such as Zika, dengue, West Nile virus and malaria are able to track us down so quickly while ignoring other warm-blooded animals.By Parsing Science: The unpublished stories behind the world’s most compelling science, as told by the researchers themselves.
 
Cal catches up with his old pal and podcast host James Altucher to talk about the release of James’ new book, which questions the concept that you need 10,000 hours to achieve mastery. Cal could use the advice, as he needs to learn as much about health care as quickly as possible in order to try to reshape it. The conversation ultimately turns into…
 
Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati, and Aliza Ayaz, climate activist and UN Youth Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the very real effects of the climate crisis in Kiribati and Pakistan - and what might change now the U.S. has rejoined the Paris Climate Accord. Actor Steven Yeun discusses his new…
 
Lina al-Hathloul, sister of Saudi women's rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her sister's release from prison and her views on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. She argues he is not a reformer and that in Saudi Arabia, "activism is considered terrorism". We look at the history behind vaccine hesitancy in mino…
 
This week’s radical is Linda Kay Klein, author of the memoir Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free, and founder of the nonprofit Break Free Together, which helps people who have left the purity movement to find closure and a sense of community by sharing their stories with others. Over th…
 
First, Dana asks Dr. Anthony Fauci about the vaccine rollout in the United States, the efforts to reopen America’s schools and whether Americans will still be wearing masks in 2022. Then, Dana talks with Texas Rep. Michael McCaul about the latest on the power failure and water crisis after extreme winter weather in his state. Next, Dana interviews …
 
Can President Biden reverse the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal? Former State Department adviser Vali Nasr and EU foreign policy adviser Nathalie Tocci join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what it will take to revive the deal. Then Stacey Holman, series producer and director of "The Black Church", explains how the resili…
 
Pete Dunne is one of the most well-known and respected birders in North America, probably because he has been a prolific author of books on birds and birding for the past 30 years or so. One of his many areas of expertise is how to be a better birder, and that is the focus of his column, Pete's Tips, in Bird Watcher's Digest. BWD editor Dawn Hewitt…
 
Former Ambassador to China Terry Branstad joins Christiane Amanpour to talk China and Trump. He describes meeting Xi Jinping in the 1980s when he was the Iowa governor Xi was a young Communist official. Actor and director Robin Wright and trauma specialist Dr. James Gordon discuss working together on the new film "Land"; a story of human resilience…
 
Welcome to the first episode in our new format! We are splitting up the table reads and writer interviews into separate episodes. Let us know what you think! We are starting the new format with what we think is one of our all-time best episodes. It’s a pilot from the Golden Globe-nominated writer/director of Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell. …
 
A journalist on the ground in Myanmar gives Christiane Amanpour the scene from the streets as thousands of protesters continue their resistance to the military coup. Then Congressman Tom Malinowski weighs in; he says the coup and struggle for democracy in Myanmar is going to be protracted but that it will be a no-win situation for the military. Tur…
 
What can Biden’s America can offer the world? Former British ambassador Peter Westmacott, author of "They Call It Diplomacy," joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss. He says that despite a "nasty bump," the U.S. can be a guiding light for democracy. Then the documentary that everyone has been talking about; Samantha Stark, the director behind "Framin…
 
Cal talks with the entrepreneur who never felt comfortable around the phrase: “The sky’s the limit.” Instead, Naveen founded Moon Express. And Viome, a company that detects from your gut what you need to eat to be at your healthiest. Nobody appreciates curiosity more than Cal, but he’s never gotten the most out of his as an entrepreneur. It’s time.…
 
This week’s revolutionary is Allison Behringer, creator and host of the podcast Bodies. Allison’s work revolves around exploring medical mysteries through a feminist lens and helping people tell their stories. Our conversation covers Allison’s own medical mystery, how she found herself sharing people’s stories through documentary podcast-making, ho…
 
In this episode Mattias Daly speaks with Dr. Ilia Mozias of the University of Tel Aviv about his book The Literati Path to Immortality: The Alchemical Teachings of Lu Xixing. Lu Xixing (1520-1606) of the Ming dynasty was posthumously credited with founding the “Eastern School” of internal alchemy, but he was neither a monk nor a priest. Rather, he …
 
First, Jake talks to impeachment manager Del. Stacey Plaskett about former President Trump’s acquittal. Then, Jake asks Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy about Senate Democrats’ decision not to call witnesses in the trial. Next, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland reflects on the GOP’s future and says he would have voted to convict Trump. Then, Jak…
 
The complex proxy war in Yemen has been raging for 7 years and has caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. But will President Biden offer a road to peace? Activist Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and journalist Robert Worth join Christiane Amanpour to explain what it will take. Former FBI Special Agent Asha Rangappa says the T…
 
As mass protests continue in Myanmar, former US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the situation on the ground and his worries for the safety of demonstrators. Turning to U.S. politics and the second impeachment of Donald Trump, constitutional law scholar and Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman says republicans…
 
In episode 93, Luke Cuddy from Southwestern College’s philosophy program talks about the video game 'The Witness,' which presents players with a multitude of increasingly sophisticated and frustrating puzzles that perhaps result from a theory of knowledge it reflects.By Parsing Science: The unpublished stories behind the world’s most compelling science, as told by the researchers themselves.
 
Cal asks The Science Guy why so many Americans don’t seem to believe in science, and why so many wouldn’t wear masks during COVID, even as more than 400,000 people died. After spending his entire adult life explaining the marvel and practicality of science through a television show, books and his podcast, Bill looks at the opposing forces, and poin…
 
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, W.H.O regional director for Africa, and Angus Thomson of UNICEF, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest in the coronavirus pandemic, specifically the study on the AstraZeneca vaccine's efficacy against the South Africa variant. Then folk singer Judy Collins talks about her return to New York's The Town Hall and reflects…
 
This week’s radical is Jamia Wilson, writer, activist, speaker, and the new Executive Editor at Random House. She’s the former director of the Feminist Press at City University of New York, and her works include Young, Gifted, and Black, Big Ideas for Young Readers, and Step into Your Power. In our conversation we cover the complex dynamics of race…
 
First, Jake talks to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about President Biden’s $1.9 trillion covid relief package, amid criticism from Republicans and some Democrats that it’s too big. Next, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey responds to Yellen and also looks ahead to the start of former President Trump’s second impeachment trial in the Senate this week. T…
 
Senator Bob Menendez joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss America’s new foreign policy goals under President Biden and how the U.S. plans to regain its respect on the world stage. He digs into how Biden is approaching the alleged genocide of Muslim Uyghur’s in China. Then Uyghur-American lawyer Nury Turkel further highlights China’s treatment of th…
 
How do you get the environment to the top of everyone's priority list? You can't, says climate advocate Angela Francis -- but you can get them to care about improving their lives. In this pragmatic talk, she shares her playbook for helping even the most skeptical among us see the benefits of a greener economy on their health, wealth and well-being.…
 
After wrapping up a year of unprecedented challenges at Bird Watcher's Digest, we wanted to give you some insight into how COVID-19 has impacted our lives both personally and professionally. Join BWD advertising sales director Kelly Ball, editor Dawn Hewitt, and publisher Wendy Clark as they talk about kissing 2020 and all of its obstacles goodbye,…
 
Republican Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why he thinks Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene should not be on committee assignments. Then, Ingrid and Joachim Wall speak to Amanpour, along with Director Tobias Lindholm, about the gruesome murder of their daughter Kim Wall, and the investigation’s portrayal in the new…
 
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