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The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like, all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.
 
From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss... @wethefifth www.wethefifth.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
The Critical Hour is a daily 60 minute hard hitting news analysis and talk radio program hosted by Dr. Wilmer Leon. The mainstream news outlets play it safe by parroting the perspectives of their corporate benefactors. The Critical Hour uses clear, cutting edge insight and analysis to examine national and international issues impacting the global village in which we live. Those who are truly interested in understanding what is going on in the world, why and especially who is behind it turn t ...
 
A podcast for all things TV! Each episode, Fake TV Critic brings you the week's biggest TV news; show recaps and analysis, from Real Housewives to Drag Race, sci-fi to sitcoms, Hallmark to HBO; what's premiering and signing off soon; and recommendations of new stuff to check out! Hit subscribe and follow along on Twitter at @FakeTVCritic!
 
Welcome to TV's Top 5! Each episode features The Hollywood Reporter's West Coast TV Editor Lesley Goldberg and Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg breaking down the latest industry headlines. The podcast is broken into five segments, offering a deep-dive analysis of the latest TV news and a critical look at current and upcoming shows. Every episode of the weekly podcast includes an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most powerful showrunners or an up-and-coming new voice. Have an indu ...
 
Welcome to Critical Clix: An Adult Podcast for the Competitive Heroclix Player, hosted by Scott “CramCompany” Cramton and PJ "The Kilted Clixman" Bolin. Critical Clix is a polished podcast that helps players break the meta every week. This show mixes Tier 1 player interviews with intense, high level, competitive Heroclix analysis and dick jokes. Strategies are not withheld, punches are not pulled, the hosts are made fun of repeatedly, and this happens every week with one goal in mind—to help ...
 
The FOX News Rundown is a news-based daily morning podcast. Each morning, Jacqui Heinrich, Dave Anthony, Lisa Brady, Jessica Rosenthal and Chris Foster take a deep dive into the major and controversial stories of the day, tapping into the massive reporting resources of FOX News to provide a full picture of the news. You'll hear a contrast of perspectives you may not hear elsewhere while going far beyond the basic headlines. Each day The FOX News Rundown features insight from top newsmakers, ...
 
The Projection Booth has been recognized as a premier film podcast by The Washington Post, The A.V. Club, IndieWire, Entertainment Weekly, and Filmmaker Magazine. With over 500 episodes to date and an ever-growing fan base, The Projection Booth regularly attracts special guest talent eager to discuss their past gems, including Elliott Gould, John Waters, Ed Harris, Luke Wilson, Chris Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Bruce Dern, Willem Dafoe, Michael Palin, Tim Rice, John Landis, William Friedkin, Jul ...
 
A mecha anime critical analysis and rewatch podcast feat. three friends: Ignis Madax, Stephen Hero, and pmcTRILOGY. Come for the goofs and stay for thoughtful discussion about great stories and cool robots. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mechinations/support
 
Worldwide Exchange delivers essential, actionable information and analysis for anyone who wants to be part of the global business conversation. Anchor Brian Sullivan informs viewers about business stories that have global significance. The conversations include analysis of business and investor trends in international markets. Covering local stories with international significance. Available to listen each morning.
 
Each week we read aloud a short story - sometimes we've written it ourselves, and sometimes it's from one of our favourite classic authors. Then we discuss our thoughts and give some critical analysis. Find us on Twitter: Matt - @mattbwriter Mel - @ficcaholic Simone - @T_M_Typewriter. music credits: s1 - www.purple-planet.com and s2 - The Right Direction by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
 
'Top Story' is a weekly podcast featuring analysis of the most important Jewish news story of the week by JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin. Tobin separates myths from facts as he deconstructs mainstream media's distortions of the truth on critical issues including Israel. He also addresses critical aspects of politics, foreign policy and culture, giving listeners key insights toward understanding what’s really going on. Hear from the man who has been getting it right for decades while the ...
 
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A bipartisan group of senators reached an agreement on a trillion dollar infrastructure plan to invest in public works projects across the country, including $550 billion in new spending over the next five years. As it faces its first procedural vote in the Senate Wednesday, Judy Woodruff is joined by Montana Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat who is one …
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy traded barbs over the House's reimposed masking requirements. McCarthy called them a bid for "control," and Pelosi referred to him as a "moron." Cooler weather and some rainfall brought momentary relief to firefighters in the Western U.S. The Federal Reserve…
 
Throughout most of the pandemic, Americans who are behind on their rent have been safe from evictions due to a federal moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over public health concerns. But the Supreme Court said the moratorium must expire July 31 unless Congress passes new legislation. John Yang reports on how this c…
 
Even as some types of crime fell, murders and other violent crimes rose sharply in cities across the country last year -- a trend that's continued this year. The causes aren't well understood, and there are strong disagreements about how to solve the issue, and what role police forces play. Amna Nawaz reports on how the debate over combating violen…
 
When U.S. gymnast Simone Biles pulled out from an Olympic competition over concern for her own mental well being, the news sparked larger conversations around mental health, athletics and race. Yamiche Alcindor discusses those issues with Kavitha Davidson, sports writer for The Athletic, and sociologist Harry Edwards, author of the book, "The Revol…
 
The Air Force's top officer is Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., the first and so far only Black service chief in U.S. military history. Nick Schifrin sits down with General Brown to look at his history and his priorities for the force, including how he plans to address diversity, racism and extremism issues. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs…
 
The United Nations world heritage body, UNESCO, wants Greece to stop installing concrete paths around the iconic Parthenon atop the Acropolis in Athens. Much of the work has been completed, intended to make it more accessible for tourists, especially the wheelchair bound. But critics call it criminal. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports f…
 
President Biden reportedly told intelligence officials that there is a possibility of an extinction level war with a major nuclear power over a cyber breach. John Kirakou, host of "The Back Story" on Radio Sputnik, joins us to discuss Whistleblower Daniel Hale. Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison yesterday f…
 
President Biden met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at the White House Monday coming to an agreement that U-S forces in Iraq would end their combat mission but stay on to advise and assist with the fight against ISIS. Shia-led political parties with an allegiance to Iran have been demanding the withdrawal and have been accused of orche…
 
The CDC says it’s time for Americans to put their masks back on—cue the criticism. CNN Political Director David Chalian discusses how the CDC’s new mask guidance, the FDA’s vaccine approval process, and the frustration Americans feel about it all are proving to be difficult for the Biden administration to navigate. Plus, the war Republicans are wag…
 
RealClearPolitics co-founder and president Tom Bevan joins RCP Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon to discuss the recent polls on the California Recall vote. Will Gov. Newsom be recalled and if so, will Larry Elder replace him? A small minority of voters could elect a new governor of one of the largest states in the Union. Is this any way to run a …
 
This week on Mechinations, Ignis and pmc discuss The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel I and II, two games in the long-running Nihon Falcom series. Ignis recently wrapped up Cold Steel II (including lots of excellent twitter commentary - go follow him!) and talks through his experiences in CS I and II with pmc, who has played the Trails in the…
 
Washington Examiner magazine editor Seth Mandel joins JNS editor in chief Jonathan Tobin to talk about why the ADL is failing to confront anti-Semitism, polarization and home schooling. The two discuss how the ADL is abandoning its role as an anti-Semitism watchdog in favor of partisan advocacy, the need to emphasize that anti-Zionism is anti-Semit…
 
Travel booking is making its comeback. We speak with the CEO of booking platform Sonder about what the company is seeing. Plus, big tech earnings beat expectations, big-time. We talk about the results and what to expect from Facebook. And there has been a slew of IPOs this year, but a lot of their performance seems cursed. Our Leslie Picker has the…
 
Brrrr. It's getting cold in here! And dark. And...scary. And that's probably because we're ready to discuss one of the songs that many Kanye fans seem to hate: See You In My Nightmares. Well, Chris and Travis hope that will change after today. In this lyrical breakdown, we show how the nightmarish landscape of the production, how Lil Wayne's sinist…
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance Tuesday, recommending that people who are vaccinated against COVID-19 should again wear masks indoors in areas of the U.S. where the virus is surging. The CDC also recommends that children wear masks this fall as they return to school for in-person learning. President Biden continu…
 
Spaghetti Western Month continues with a look at the Sabata films. The first and third films star Lee Van Cleef as Sabata, a bounty killer with a penchant for gadgets. Mark Begley and Heather Drain join Mike to discuss the three official Sabata films and four of the knock-offs which have little to nothing to do with the titular gunfighter.…
 
Whistleblower Daniel Hale, facing sentencing for his Espionage Act conviction, has written a letter explaining his actions. Dan Lazare, investigative journalist, author of "America's Undeclared War," joins us to discuss Daniel Hale. Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale is scheduled to be sentenced for violating the Espionage Act. Hale wrote a letter to …
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reimposed stricter mask-wearing guidelines Tuesday. It said Americans, even if fully vaccinated, should wear masks indoors in regions where COVID-19 infections are high, and recommended that everyone in K-12 schools mask up. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infe…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, a man accused of killing 8 people at an Atlanta-area massage parlor in March pleaded guilty to 4 murders. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. A former U.S. Air Force analyst is facing 45 months in federal prison for leaking secrets about a military drone program. A Hong Kong court convicted a pro-democracy p…
 
Firefighters in parts of the western U.S. were hoping for help from cooler weather Tuesday, but there's still no end in sight to a plague of wildfires -- including one in Northern California that keeps growing. Stephanie Sy reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
It was a day of raw, emotional testimony on Capitol Hill as lawmakers on a new, select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection held their first hearing. Lisa Desjardins has this report. Viewer warning: The testimony included videos of violence from the riot, as well as offensive language -- some of which is featured in this report. PBS N…
 
The committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has not yet decided on a timeline to complete its work. We take a look at its investigation with Seamus Hughes, a counterterrorism expert with the program on extremism at George Washington University. He previously worked in the National Counterterrorism Center, and as a sta…
 
In just over one month, the United States will have completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 20 years of war. But for those two decades, Afghanistan's eastern neighbor, Pakistan, stood accused by American and Afghan forces of supporting the Taliban. Judy Woodruff speaks with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan about his country's fraught re…
 
In a stunning moment at the Tokyo Olympics this morning, American athlete Simone Biles -- considered the top gymnast in the world and favored to bring home gold medals -- withdrew from the team competition. Her decision to prioritize her mental health came after her performance on the vault. John Yang discusses the pressure on Biles with Angie Fife…
 
President Biden announced last week new sanctions against a top Cuban military official and the special military unit most responsible for violent repression of those protesting the communist regime. Some support those sanctions but many others want to see more done including restoring internet services the government blocked after being used by pr…
 
The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6th held its first hearing today with harrowing testimony from four brave officers who shared their stories of being attacked by the rioters–some of which you’ll hear in this episode. CNN Political Director David Chalian highlights key moments from the hearing and the histori…
 
Brian Sullivan visits America's only operating rare earth mineral mine, to see what's changed in the supply and processing of these critical elements. Plus, Tim Lesko of Granite Investment Advisors highlights what investors need to hear from tech giants Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft when they report earnings. And, Dewardric McNeal of Longview Globa…
 
On Monday President Biden hosted Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in the Oval Office, where he announced that the U.S. combat mission in Iraq will conclude at the end of 2021. The President adding that American troops will continue to train and assist Iraqi forces in the fight against ISIS. Meanwhile, the timetable is still set for military …
 
Gerald Horne, Professor of History at the University of Houston, TX, author, historian, researcher joins us to discuss Africa. The US drone war seems to be back in full swing as President Biden has authorized another bombing in the desperately impoverished nation of Somalia. Also, a BlackAgencaReport.com article argues that the French should get ou…
 
Mexican president AMLO says that he wants to replace the US Empire-dominated OAS with "something similar to the European Union, but based on our history, our reality and our identities." Dan Kovalik, writer, author, and lawyer, joins us to discuss Cuba and Nicaragua. Dan has recently returned from Nicaragua's celebration of the Sandinista movement …
 
Matt has challenged each of our hosts to write their own sequel to a story from a previous episode. First up is Matt's follow-up to The Mask by Robert W Chambers. We talk about what it means to have a style, definitions of weird fiction, and stories that resonated with us. We'd love you hear your feedback - leave a review or a comment on our websit…
 
About 115,000 frontline federal health care workers will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Nearly 60 medical groups issued a call for mandatory vaccinations for all health care workers. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, the co-director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, helped organize the statement from those m…
 
In our news wrap Monday, the White House announced that a U.S. combat mission in Iraq will wrap up by year's end. The United Nations reports that more women and children have been killed in fighting in Afghanistan this year than in any similar period since 2009. Thomas Barrack, the former chair of the Trump inaugural committee, pleaded not guilty t…
 
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