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Is the path to hell really paved with Good Intentions? In “With Friends Like These: Good Intentions”, host Ana Marie Cox will introduce people and organizations who set out to make positive change, as well as the ones who ended up doing more harm than good. What’s the brain science behind warm fuzzy feelings? How does altruism change the way we feel about the world? And could trying too hard somehow get us killed? (Spoiler alert: yes.)From social enterprise to social media, our intention is ...
 
The Perch Pod focuses on bringing first-hand geopolitical analysis from experts across various disciplines. Brought to you by Perch Perspectives, the most reliable and complete source of geopolitical information and international affairs for businesses and decision-makers. If you like what you hear, subscribe to the podcast. We put out new interviews every other Monday.
 
Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of debate and discussion—from the heated to the hilarious— all wrapped with exclusive context and color from Senior Producer Katie Kramer.
 
Planet Pod - From politicians to protesters, scientists to entrepreneurs, we talk to the peoplebehind the headlines.We are in a climate emergency. What can we do to protect our planet? At Planet Pod we believe that the first step is to take action, every small step adds up to change. We aim to share ideas and knowledge to help us all live more sustainable lives. Together we can make great strides towards halting climate change and making a difference, but the time to act is now.Planet Pod is ...
 
A bi-weekly policy podcast based out of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. The Oxford Policy Pod explores pressing policy issues around the globe and is produced by students reading for a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. The podcast explores contemporary policy challenges that policymakers face all over the world, and taps into the rich diversity of policy experience and insights of the student body and faculty. The executive produce ...
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Liberation is possible and host Martissa Williams — entrepreneur, activist, yogi — is on the hunt. Soak in conversations on topics from biohacking to non-monogamy, while we explore practices for living a more honest, pleasurable, and liberated life. Let’s talk about it!
 
Host Chad Blair dives into the biggest stories of the week and what they mean for the people of Hawaii. He's joined by Civil Beat reporters who share their insights on issues they cover. Guests often include public officials, civic leaders and members of the community for a roundtable discussion on the hottest topics in Hawaii.
 
If you have a job or want a job, this pod is for you. Host Jodi Katz invites beauty industry leaders into her studio for vulnerable and honest conversations about their career journey. No longer willing to perpetuate the myth that everything is shiny, glossy and perfect in our lives, Jodi disarms guests as they ditch the "PR-speak" to discuss the realities of life/work balance, how to find joy in their busy lives and how they advance their career. Jodi is a beauty marketing expert, public sp ...
 
"Pod Save Williams" is a podcast about creating a more sustainable campus and a more sustainable world. Started in 2018 as a Winter Study course at Williams, PSW includes student voices from Williams exploring a broad definition of sustainability. Students from the course Podcasts from the farm interviewed farmers at the NOFA/Mass Winter conference about issues ranging from with climate change and food justice to beekeeping and herbalism. In the course Pod Save Williams, students gathered an ...
 
This podcast is hosted by Carter Roberts, President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the United States. With this podcast, Carter will introduce you to some of the incredible men and women he’s met over the years. You’ll hear stories from business leaders at the forefront of sustainable corporate practices, Members of Congress working to protect nature in the United States, and so much more! Let their lives and stories inspire you to do better for our natural world.
 
Formerly the We Need More Heroes Podcast, the Call to Adventure pod brings you the best in adventure and activism. We sit down with adventurers who are doing something inspiring - skiing to the poles, summiting mountains, putting up new routes, exploring the unknown - whilst doing their bit to protect our wild places. Join the mission at CalltoAdventure.UK and 'CalltoAdventureOfficial' on social media.
 
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This week, we look back on the winter weather disaster in Texas and assess the lessons moving forward: how do we properly adapt to a changing climate that's affecting our winters? Dr. Gabriel Filippelli, Professor of Earth Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, explains why winter weather is getting weirder and American Clea…
 
In an extended interview, business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates discusses his new book, “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” with Andrew Ross Sorkin. In a wide ranging conversation, Gates weighs in on Elon Musk and Tesla, the Reddit Rebellion and subsequent GameStop drama, vaccination strategies, Bitcoin, and President Biden’s policies for a …
 
Sonia Shah's new book The Next Great Migration is an essential read for the climate movement. What are most people missing when it comes to migration across the globe? Shah discusses the common misconceptions, where it originated, and the awful history of many environmental leaders promoting xenophobia and ecofascism. Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock…
 
Bars in North Carolina welcomed back customers indoors over the weekend after almost a year of outdoor only cocktail service. On Friday, the Governor Roy Cooper’s new executive order took effect , allowing indoor service at bars with 30% capacity, lifting the 10 p.m. curfew and easing capacity restrictions for a number of businesses and venues. Dur…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/bizpod/BEP371-Startups5.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English for startups and demonstrating leadership. In the early stages, startup companies are built on the ideas and energy of their founders. These are often smart, creative people with great technical knowledge and skills. And …
 
GameStop shares continue to climb today, keeping alive a rally that restarted this week. In a history lesson soaked in 1990s-nostalgia, Henry Blodget, co-founder and CEO of Insider, says “the entire market is actually at an extreme level relative to all history, including 2000 and that’s because of interest rates.” Etsy blew past earnings estimates…
 
The post Reid Hoffman on the Joby Aviation SPAC, lessons from early Airbnb & Facebook bets, passing on Stripe & SpaceX, investment thesis & more | Angel S5 E6 appeared first on This Week In Startups.By ThisWeekInStartups.com
 
Here’s part one of BPR’s features on Ann Miller Woodford. Earlier this week, we profiled local historian Ann Miller Woodford, who published “When All God’s Children Get Together.” It’s about the history of the Black communities of Western North Carolina. Woodford is also a prolific artist. Because of COVID-19, a local museum is transforming her new…
 
The online-driven trading frenzy around retailer GameStop ignited again following the announcement of next month’s departure of Chief Financial Officer Jim Bell. CNBC’s Jim Cramer questioned “are prices real?” on Wall Street anymore, as he exasperatingly tries to make sense of GameStop’s renewed rally. Democrats are set to advance President Joe Bid…
 
Taking lessons from Wales, a small country, we discuss how significant changes can come about from making changes on the local level. Jane Davidson, architect of the Future Generations Act in Wales, author of #futuregen and a smallholder discusses sustainability, farming politics and how to make change happen with Chris Smaje, author of A Small Far…
 
As the country watches the COVID death toll cross the half million mark, a Western North Carolina official has been taking inventory of the local impact. As BPR’s Helen Chickering reports, he ended up with a snapshot for the entire state. “We were trying to close out our 2020 numbers and we came across this statistic that was pretty jaw-dropping,” …
 
BPR is answering listener queries about the Coronavirus in a new segment "Talk To Us: COVID Questions" BPR’s Lilly Knoepp brings us this week’s answer. This week, Niyaso Cannizzaro of Buncombe County submitted this question: “When will at-risk individuals under the age of 65 be able to get the vaccine?” To get an answer, we asked Melissa McKnight, …
 
Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev and Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy streamed a candid conversation on social media this week, and Wall Street is reacting to their exchange and the continued fallout of the GameStop short squeeze drama. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is pushing back against President Biden’s stimulus plan and its minimum wag…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell interviews one of the world's top intelligence officials from down under, Nick Warner. Warner has held senior positions in Australia's diplomatic service, its defense ministry, and its intelligence services. He also served as the director of Australia's equivalent to the CIA, an agency kn…
 
Former Senior Advisor to President Obama and current President of the Barack Obama Foundation Valerie Jarrett discusses President Biden’s first 100 days in office, the metrics by which Americans will judge his success, and the latest iteration of the stimulus package. Bitcoin’s wild ride continues, catching the attention of Treasury Secretary Janet…
 
Music mogul and entrepreneur Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter is selling half of his Armand de Brignac “Ace of Spades” champagne to the Wine and Spirits arm of LVMH, Moët Hennessy. JAY-Z and Moët Hennessy CEO Philippe Schaus discuss the deal, the alcohol landscape, and the impact that both Moët Hennessy and JAY-Z have had on the world of luxury liquor. Plus, B…
 
In this episode, Jacob speaks with Chris Seifel. He founded Seifel Capital after a career investing in private markets, and brings a private equity approach to public markets. The reflect on GameStop’s short selling, the geopolitics of AI and Semiconductors. Jump to a section of their conversation using these timestamps: 00:00 Intro 01:56 What’s th…
 
The Western North Carolina Historical Association is located in Asheville's oldest brick house - where at least 70 people were enslaved. Now the association is hosting an exhibit about the history of Black communities west of Asheville. Author and historian Ann Miller Woodford talks with BPR about why its important to learn about the region’s histo…
 
Two participants in the House Financial Services Committee “Game Stopped” hearing debrief on the marathon day on Capitol Hill. Ken Griffin, the billionaire CEO of hedge fund Citadel, defends his $2 billion investment in short seller Gabe Plotkin’s Melvin Capital amid the height of the GameStop mania. Griffin says that there is “no doubt” that the a…
 
A collaborative, community-based learning program organized during the pandemic aims to be a catalyst for education justice. It’s called REGAL -- which stands for Relevant Education Grows All Learners. It’s a framework designed to support students of color by offering an inclusive learning space, led by adults in their own community. University of …
 
CW: Eating disorders, dieting. Aubrey Gordon, of Maintenance Phase and “Your Fat Friend,” joins to take us through the twisty history of Weight Watchers and its founder, Jean Nidtech. Stops on the tour include Heinz ketchup and Maya Angelou! Aubrey’s new book is “What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat.” Learn more about your ad choices. Vi…
 
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