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Whatever your business conundrum, there’s a TED Talk for that—whether you want to learn how to land that promotion, set smart goals, undo injustice at work, or unlock the next big innovation. Every Monday, host Modupe Akinola of Columbia Business School presents the most powerful and surprising ideas that illuminate the business world. After the talk, you'll get a mini-lesson from Modupe on how to apply the ideas in your own life. Because business evolves every day, and our ideas about it sh ...
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Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
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New Frontiers

Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs

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New Frontiers brings together scholars, experts, and practitioners to discuss issues of international and global importance. Produced by the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs at Middlebury College, the podcast tackles a wide range of topics— from big tech, environmental conservation, global security, and political economy to culture, literature, religion, and changing work patterns—that, when examined as a whole, offers a comprehensive survey of the world's most pressing issues.
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David Harvey is a Distinguished Professor of Anthropology & Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), and the Director of Research at the Center for Place, Culture and Politics. A prolific author, his most recent book is A Companion to Marx's Grundrisse (Verso, 2023). He has been teaching Karl Marx's Capital for over 50 years. After five seasons hosted by Professor David Harvey and co-produced by Democracy@Work, all new episodes of David Harvey's Anti-Capita ...
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Politics and Religion. We’re not supposed to talk about that, right? Wrong! We only say that nowadays because the loudest, most extreme voices have taken over the whole conversation. Well, we‘re taking some of that space back! If you’re dying for some dialogue instead of all the yelling; if you know it’s okay to have differences without having to hate each other; if you believe politics and religion are too important to let ”the screamers” drown out the rest of us and would love some engagin ...
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Democracy in Danger

UVA Karsh Institute

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All over the world, liberal democracy is under threat. Autocrats are taking hold. They’re crushing dissent. Controlling the media. Trampling voting rights. Don’t let them. Join hosts Will Hitchcock and Siva Vaidhyanathan as they put the illiberal turn in context. Hear leading thinkers discuss serious threats to government by the people: from the dark web and media disinformation, to climate change, economic inequality and violent extremism. Help save the rule of the people — one episode at a ...
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How does capitalism affect our personal lives? How does the economy affect life at home, relationships at work, romance and dating? Capitalism Hits Home with Dr. Harriet Fraad is a bi-weekly podcast that explores what is happening in the economic realm and its impact on our individual and social psychology. Learn how to support the podcast. Visit us at: https://www.democracyatwork.info/capitalismhitshome More about Capitalism Hits Home https://www.democracyatwork.info/capitalismhitshome
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Making Democracy Work

Shelly Roehrs of the League of Women Voters

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Making Democracy Work asks questions and provides information to help voters and community members be more active and engaged citizens. Join us as we look for better ways to make democracy work. This podcast is produced by the League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region (LWVPPR). The mission of the League of Women Voters is: Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy. LWVPPR members actively promote voter and civic education for the public and themselves. This podcast is made possible throug ...
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CDT Tech Talks

Center for Democracy and Technology

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Tech Talks are a podcast imagined and created by the folks over at the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT). We're a 501(c)3 nonpartisan nonprofit organization that fights to put democracy and human rights at the center of the digital revolution. We work to promote democratic values by shaping technology policy and architecture, with a focus on equity and justice. #techtalkcdt Support CDT's work with a donation: https://cdt.org/techtalk/
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Ask Prof Wolff

Democracy at Work - Richard D. Wolff

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Ask Prof Wolff video series is a collection of responses to questions from supporters. Submit your own question for Prof. Wolff on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/democracyatwork/community or visit our website: https://www.democracyatwork.info
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Democracy That Delivers

Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

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The Democracy That Delivers podcast is about democratic and economic development and the intersection between the two. Through their personal stories, guests share how their work is helping build stronger democratic institutions in countries all over the world and how they are tackling some of the major governance challenges that many countries face today. The weekly discussion covers a wide range of topics including entrepreneurship, governance, rule of law, and the role of the private sect ...
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Global Capitalism

Democracy at Work - Richard D. Wolff

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Global Capitalism (GC) is a live virtual event featuring Richard D. Wolff. These programs begin with short updates on important economic events of the last months, then Prof Wolff examines a larger topic. Through this series, we hope to develop all participants’ understanding and ability to explain current economic events and trends to others.
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Democracy’s College: Research and Leadership in Educational Equity, Justice, and Excellence for All

Office of Community College Research & Leadership, University of Illinois

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This monthly podcast focuses on P-20 education pathways with a focus on research and leadership that promotes educational equity, justice, and excellence for all students. This podcast is a product of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership, or OCCRL, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Learn more about OCCRL at occrl.illinois.edu.
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Exploring what it means to live a good life. What does it mean to live a good life? What is true happiness? What are the habits, practices, and dispositions that contribute to authentic human flourishing? No Small Endeavor examines these questions with host Lee C. Camp. You'll hear from best-selling authors, philosophers, scientists, artists, psychologists, theologians and even the occasional politician—courageous, impassioned people taking seriously the question of how to live a good life. ...
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Talking Europe

FRANCE 24 English

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Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 7:15pm.
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I’m executing a blueprint to push back illiberalism and I'd like you to be directly involved. The blueprint has a two-fold aim: first, to restore free speech and open inquiry as non-partisan values; and second, to reveal the implications of far-left ideological takeover. Truth is no longer the North Star of our universities. However, addressing what goes on in university classrooms is not nearly enough. Students indoctrinated with intolerant ideologies are now teachers in primary education, ...
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Grand Tamasha

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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Each week, Milan Vaishnav and his guests from around the world break down the latest developments in Indian politics, economics, foreign policy, society, and culture for a global audience. Grand Tamasha is a co-production of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Hindustan Times.
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From the construction of virtual realities to the internet of things—technology is changing our world every day. But how can we make sure that the quickly-evolving role that tech plays in our lives is one that builds, empowers, and connects us? Host Sherrell Dorsey guides you through the latest ideas from TED Speakers, uncovering the riveting questions that sit at the intersection of technology, society, science, design, business, and innovation. Listen in every Friday.
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The Lowy Institute is a leading international think tank that looks at the world from Australia’s perspective. This channel aggregates audio from across all of our event and podcast channels.
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Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update

Democracy at Work - Richard D. Wolff

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Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update is a series of live lectures by Richard D. Wolff in New York City. Programs begin with 45 minutes of updates on recent events, then a Q&A session with the live audience. We hope to develop all participants’ understanding and ability to explain current economic events and trends to others.
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To get a free copy of the Infectious Generosity book, visit ted.com/generosity Sit down with Head of TED Chris Anderson as he interviews leading thinkers and creators from around the world. The TED Interview is a space for guests to further delve into their groundbreaking work, give us a peek into how they discover and explore fascinating ideas, and, in some cases, even defend their thinking. This season, we’re looking at Infectious Generosity. Generosity is at the heart of being human. It's ...
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Technology and democracy are at a crossroads. Technology can potentially empower people and make our democracies more responsive. Or technology can be used to manipulate and divide us. Welcome to Impossible Tradeoffs. I’m Katie Harbath. In this weekly podcast, we’ll talk about and analyze the most fascinating headlines. We’ll make predictions about where things are going. And we’ll talk to experts about the challenges we face and how we might look for solutions. anchorchange.substack.com
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Cities After...

Democracy at Work - Miguel Robles-Duran

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CITIES AFTER... is a bi-weekly podcast by Miguel Robles-Duran about the future of cities; grounded in our daily urban struggles, it is part dystopian and part utopian. The intention is to entice civic imagination into action, because a more just and sustainable urban future is possible.
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The United States will no longer play global policeman, and no one else wants the job. This is not a G-7 or a G-20 world. Welcome to the GZERO, a world made volatile by an intensifying international battle for power and influence. Every week on this podcast, Ian Bremmer will interview the world leaders and the thought leaders shaping our GZERO World.
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Welcome to The Forecast, a bi-weekly podcast produced on Thursdays. Co-hosted by a community of people who love exploring and discussing all kinds of things from video games and board games to film and tv to our everyday life experiences. If you’d like to know more about what we do, you can follow us at facebook.com/thehorizonfb or you can check out our website at wearethehorizon.com.
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You Might Be Right

Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs at University of Tennessee

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Former Tennessee Governors Bill Haslam and Phil Bredesen take on topics including crime, the media, gun violence, and education disparities with expert guests of differing viewpoints. From the Howard H. Baker Jr. School of Public Policy and Public Affairs at the University of Tennessee, "You Might be Right" aims to inspire the next generation of leaders in government, public policy, and public service by demonstrating that thoughtful civil conversations about tough topics are still possible.
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Join two of the UK's leading parliamentary experts, Mark D'Arcy and Ruth Fox, as they guide you through the often mysterious ways our politicians do business and explore the running controversies about the way Parliament works. Each week they will analyse how laws are made and ministers held accountable by the people we send to Westminster. They will be debating the topical issues of the day, looking back at key historical events and discussing the latest research on democracy and Parliament ...
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The Slavic Connexion

The University of Texas at Austin

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A fresh international chat show on the Slavic world from the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the William P. Clements, Jr. Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin. "It's not typical Texas." The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies condemns the Russian Federation’s military invasion of Ukraine. We stand in support of the people of Ukraine who are fighting for their lives and sovereignty in the face of the unjustified inva ...
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Puerto Rico Forward

Democracy at Work

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Puerto Rico Forward explores the archipelago though it's long colonial history and complicated economic relations, both domestic and international. Hosted by Andrew Mercado-Vázquez of San Juan, and presented by Democracy at Work. Learn more: http://www.democracyatwork.info/media#prforward
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Newsable is all about what everyone’s talking about. Highbrow, lowbrow, exclusives, analysis and hot takes - it’s a fresh way to get up to speed on the day’s big stories, delivered in a uniquely Stuff way. Follow us on Instagram and TikTok Need more kick-ass podcasts in your ears? Find more Stuff podcasts here GET IN TOUCH Feedback? Got a topic you’d like us to cover? We’re listening! Email us at newsable@stuff.co.nz Host: Imogen Wells Newsreader: Tom McKenzie Senior Producer: Philippa Tolle ...
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Each week, Foreign Policy Live will feature a substantive conversation on world affairs. Host and FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal will be joined by leading foreign-policy thinkers and practitioners to analyze a key issue in global politics, from the U.S.-China relationship to conflict and diplomacy. FP Live is your weekly fix for smart thinking about the world. Foreign Policy magazine subscribers can watch these interviews live and submit questions and suggestions by going to https://foreign ...
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Welcome to Cheshire Matters, the digital pub where we talk politics, news, and anything that matters (or doesn't) in our community, region, and country. Join us every week for a refreshing pint of satire as we navigate the world of politics. At Cheshire Matters, we're not afraid to tackle the tough issues, like why the neighbour's cat is running for mayor, or is the local coffee shop secretly controlling Parliament. So pull up a stool, grab a cold one, and join our band of pub-goers as we la ...
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The Gray Area with Sean Illing takes a philosophy-minded look at culture, technology, politics, and the world of ideas. Each week, we invite a guest to explore a question or topic that matters. From the the state of democracy, to the struggle with depression and anxiety, to the nature of identity in the digital age, each episode looks for nuance and honesty in the most important conversations of our time. New episodes drop every Monday.
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TFTD (thought for the the day) Commentary 05.04.24. Ab Fab and Stats give an analysis on their thoughts for the day (or even week) in this crazy country called the UK. Todays thought is about late call councillor by-election tactics in Cheshire West and Chester - is it really democracy at work? This is a must listen to for everyone worldwide but al…
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US Ambassador to China Nick Burns joins Ian Bremmer on the GZERO World Podcast to look at the complex and contentious state of the US-China relationship. What do the world's two biggest economies and strongest militaries agree on, and where are they still miles apart? After Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping met at a summit in San Francisco last N…
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This week we are joined by former House of Commons Clerk, Paul Evans, to discuss William Wragg’s fall from grace following a ‘honeytrap sting’. What does it tell us about the vulnerabilities public officials face in the digital age, and the complex interplay between personal conduct and public service? Numerous press reports suggest the Government …
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Americans overwhelmingly support gender equality. But not as many see themselves as feminists. Elizabeth Cobbs says that’s because we don’t know our history. Her latest book, “Fearless Women,” chronicles how the fight for women’s rights began at the founding of our country, when Abigail Adams urged her husband to “remember the ladies” (and her plea…
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Talking Europe hosts the head of the largest political group in the European Parliament, the centre-right European People's Party. Manfred Weber, a prominent German CSU politician, is hoping that the June 9 EU elections will re-confirm the EPP's pre-eminent position, but he is cautious on the possibility of alliances with the hard-right ECR group. …
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The largest security crisis in the Western Hemisphere—the ongoing violence in Haiti—is severely underreported. Tens of thousands of people are fleeing the capital. Aid organizations are warning of an impending famine. What should be done? FP Live host Ravi Agrawal is joined by Miami-based journalist Jacqueline Charles and Jake Johnson, the author o…
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The Nordic model encompasses a strong welfare state, protection of workers through collective bargaining, good pension schemes and low levels of poverty. This system has gone hand-in-hand with a progressive approach to issues like gender equality and maternity or paternity leave. But the social model has come under pressure from the trends affectin…
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A game-changing solution to the global food crisis could come from something so tiny you can't see it with the naked eye. Nanomaterials chemist Christy Haynes describes her team's work designing nanoparticles that could protect plants from disease and crop loss, helping farmers reap abundant harvests and grow food that will make its way to markets …
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Are REPUBLICAN VOTERS AGAINST TRUMP our greatest BULWARK against authoritarianism and the most significant constituency in DEFENDING DEMOCRACY TOGETHER? (Dad jokes about the future of our Constitutional Republic aside...) Bill Kristol shares his thoughts on the state of our democracy and how this year's consequential election is shaping up. So glad…
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A new documentary is throwing long lasting, and sometimes deadly "forever chemicals" into the spotlight. We hear from a journalist involved in the investigation into PFAS The government’s plans to crack down on youth offending are beginning to edge closer, but officials are advising the tough, military style youth camps may not work. Super Rugby Au…
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On this episode of the GZERO World Podcast, while the Gaza war rages on with no end in sight, Ian Bremmer and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman discuss how it could end, who is standing in the way, and what comes next. Currently, a rift between the Biden administration and the Israeli government over how …
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On this episode of GZERO World Podcast, Ian Bremmer and Harvard Kennedy School Professor Stephen Walt discuss foreign policy differences between a second term for Biden or Trump on issues like China, Ukraine, and the Middle East. Walt argues that American foreign policy under a second Trump term wouldn’t be so different from the last four years und…
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In the latest episode of the GZERO World Podcast, Ian Bremmer sits down with economist, author, and member of the UK parliament’s House of Lords Dambisa Moyo for a hard look at the health of the world’s finances, the impact of geopolitical crises in Europe and the Middle East on trade flows and inflation, and how China’s economic woes are impacting…
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What if, to be a peacemaker, one might have to wade into trouble and stir the waters oneself? What if, to be a theologian, one might have to leave some of the most troubling questions about God unanswered? What if, to be a poet, one might have to do away with flowery abstraction and accept the nitty-gritty of real life? Pádraig Ó Tuama, host of the…
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Don’t forget you can watch all of these on YouTube! This week, we are discussing all things online influence operations with one of the foremost experts - Olga Belogolva. We’re talking about Russians, Chinese, Iranians, and other actors who want to influence the online information environment. The title of this episode comes from one of her classes…
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To get a free copy of the Infectious Generosity book, visit ted.com/generosity Daryl Davis is a Black musician and actor who regularly enters white nationalist spaces. That’s because Daryl is determined to understand the source of bigotry – by actually talking to the humans he disagrees with. Chris interviews Daryl about his unique approach, from a…
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A conversation with Admiral John Aquilino on the increasing dangers in the Indo-Pacific, the bilateral relationship between Australia and the United States, and the importance of the AUKUS security partnership. Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove moderated the discussion, which also featured questions from the audience. Admiral J…
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This week we discuss how modern liberal democracies co-opt resistance and adapt to internal opposition as a mechanism of inverted totalitarian control. Our guest is Tony from 1Dime, who made a video on what he calls "contained opposition", find it here: https://youtu.be/7uPevWDAYFI. Listen to our public episodes ad-free, for free, at https://www.pa…
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Argentina’s new president is a libertarian populist and, by his own account, an anarcho-capitalist. To tackle his county’s deep economic troubles, Javier Milei wants to dismantle state institutions, implement severe austerity measures and strip protections for workers. He also wants to outlaw abortion. But in a country with a strong tradition of or…
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A Newshub reporter, a former broadcasting minister and the former head of news and current affairs at TVNZ share their thoughts on how New Zealand’s media industry continues from here, after confirmation of the demise of Newshub operations. We now know TVNZ's Sunday programme is also to go, along with Fair Go and TVNZ's Midday and Tonight news bull…
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[EU S14 E14] Economic Update: The Myth of Black Buying Power This week’s Economic Update Professor Richard Wolff discusses how the capitalist political economy can explain the Baltimore bridge disaster, we explain why raising minimum wages helps big vs small businesses. We highlight the recent court rulings in New York and how cities can lower rent…
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On March 11, the Indian Defense Research and Development Organization conducted the maiden test of its Agni-V MIRV (Multiple Independently Targetable Re-Entry Vehicle) missile. MIRV capability is a complex technology and there are only a handful of countries that have developed it. The test represents a breakthrough for India’s missile program but …
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The future of New Zealand’s landscape is becoming clearer by the day, with confirmation that it will no longer feature one of the country’s big two TV news networks. Warner Bros. Discovery has revealed that all of Newshub's operations will be shut down, effective July 5. That includes the flagship 6pm bulletin, The AM Show, and the Newshub website.…
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In this video, Baroness Claire Fox and Peter touch upon various topics like the impact of scientism on political discourse, the interpretation of reason leading to technocratic approaches, and the role of social media in liberal democracy. They discuss the risks of echo chambers within the anti-woke movement and the erosion of public trust in insti…
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Today, Wednesday, could spell further cuts for the media industry, with TVNZ current affairs program Sunday, and entire news outlet Newshub learning their fate. We’re asking the ASB’s chief economist for his prediction’s ahead of this afternoon’s OCR announcement and it's been a great week for pop culture news so we round it all up and outline the …
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This is our unabridged interview with Azim Khamisa. How do you forgive the man who killed your son? In 1995, Azim Khamisa’s only son Tariq was shot and killed while delivering a pizza. The killer was a 14-year-old gang member named Tony Hicks, and due to a recent change of law in the state of California, Tony was tried as an adult and sentenced to …
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Big ticket TVNZ programmes Fair Go, and news bulletins - Midday and Tonight have been officially cancelled. It’s understood the axing of all three shows has been confirmed in meetings with staff today under the state broadcaster’s restructure proposals. Long-form current affairs programme Sunday will find out its future tomorrow. Stuff Audio’s seni…
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It looks like today, staff at TVNZ will learn the outcome of consultations over the planned scrapping of One news at midday, One news tonight, current affairs shows Sunday and Fair Go and the youth focused service “Re:news.” We talk to Michael Wood, the E tū union representative involved in negotiations. We hear from David Seymour, the Associate Ed…
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Philosophy may seem like a theoretical or abstract discipline in which unanswerable questions are debated to the point of tedium. But MIT professor Kieran Setiya believes that philosophical inquiry has a very practical and applicable purpose outside of the classroom — to help guide us through life’s most challenging circumstances. He joins Sean to …
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TFTD (thought for the the day) Commentary 05.04.24. Ab Fab and Stats give an analysis on their thoughts for the day (or even week) in this crazy country called the UK. Todays thought is about Rishi and if he is lying about leaving the ECHR? This is a must listen to for everyone worldwide but also residents in Cheshire, MPs, counils and Councillors …
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How can you effectively support people at work and in your community, especially when they're different from you? Inclusion strategist Amber Cabral shares three steps you can take to build connection — emphasizing that even small, everyday actions can make a big difference to those around you. After the talk, Modupe shares questions we can ask to h…
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What do we say when others label us one way or another? Why do folks have a tendency to do that in the first place? Why is it important to engage when someone mischaracterizes our views? And, if we don't fall neatly into one category, what might be a more accurate way to describe how we do identify politically? In this edition, host Corey Nathan go…
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What the potential Foodstuffs’ merger means for your wallet. We talk to Consumer NZ after the Commerce Commission expressed concern and asked for more information. Warrior's CEO Cameron George joins us after a stonking win against the Rabbitohs at the weekend, Judy Bailey on planning for later years the moment you start working... and the Italian i…
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Striking a balance between regulation and letting businesses grow is always a difficult thing for policymakers to do. But has the EU veered into over-regulation? Our guest argues that red tape in some areas is holding back EU-based companies, and is partly responsible for those firms losing ground to their competitors in other parts of the world. B…
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Myriam J. A. Chancy spent her childhood in Haiti and then moved with her family to Winnipeg. But those island roots shaped who she became and inspired her latest novel, “Village Weavers.” It follows a complicated female friendship that spans decades and countries. Growing up in 1940s Port-au-Prince, Gertie and Sisi are enthralled with each other — …
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We dive into the heated EU election campaign in Romania, where the centrist Renew Europe bloc finds itself squeezed by a joint list of the government’s grand coalition on the one hand, and a resurgent far right on the other hand. We also look at Romania’s efforts to become a core member of the European family – something that has not happened yet, …
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