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Please Explain
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Please Explain - from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, a weekly podcast that cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.Subscribe to The Age: https://subscribe.theage.com.au/ orThe Herald: https://subscribe.smh.com.au/Get in touch with the team: pleaseexplain@theage.com.au or pleaseexplain@smh.com.au
 
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BrainStuff
Daily
 
Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.
 
If you are new to Formula 1 or are curious about following it, this podcast is aimed right at you. There's a lot to learn about F1 and it can be overwhelming. We'll focus on breaking down the basics from A to Z in easy to process bite-sized pieces.
 
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Trumpcast
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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan, León Krauze, and Yascha Mounk talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.
 
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The Argument
Weekly
 
The other side is dangerously wrong. They think you are too. But for democracy to work, we need to hear each other out. Each week New York Times Opinion columnists David Leonhardt, Michelle Goldberg and Ross Douthat explain the arguments from across the political spectrum. Their candid debates help you form your own opinion of the latest news, and learn how the other half thinks. Find the best ways to persuade in the modern search for common ground.
 
Weather Explained: Fog, clouds, rain, haze, thunder, cyclones, dew point and how to count dust motes are just a few of the 35 topics covered in short, easy to read and understand chapters in this book published in 1905.
 
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Today, Explained
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News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Monday to Friday. All killer, no filler. Hosted by Sean Rameswaram. Featuring the finest explainers from Vox and more. Produced by Vox and Stitcher, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
OPEX Podcast - Fitness Explained
 
Explain Like I'm Five is a new podcast from The 2020 Network hosted by @effinbirds’ Aaron Reynolds. ELI5 asks participants to take a weighty and complex topic and “explain it like I’m five.” From cryptocurrencies, to gun law in Canada, to machine learning, to pharmacare and more, ELI5 is fun, informative show for a Canadian audience.
 
The Conversation's editors bring you the most insightful, fascinating, surprising analysis and stories from the academic world. We're asking the experts to bust the myths, explain the science and put the news headlines into context. Join us as we take a deep dive into the big ideas driving our world.
 
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The Recappables
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The TV show you just watched, explained in detail and in depth with Ringer staffers and friends.
 
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Explain to Me
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People of color connecting to make make sense of the melaninless.
 
The Nobel Quran Explained in Clear English; professionally narrated and delivered to you weekly! Quran Garden is a word by word, verse by verse clear English Tafsir of the Quran. This series is based on the works of the renowned Al-Azhar scholar: Muhammad Mutwali Al-Sherawi. His greatest work and most recognizable achievement is a televised Quran Tafseer Series called "Reflections upon the Quran." Join the millions who take a few moments each week to connect with God's book; and please share ...
 
Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain how our brain works.
 
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Planet Money
Weekly+
 
The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.
 
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India Explained
Weekly
 
In a world of fake news, the real deal.
 
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Explain IT
Monthly
 
This is Explain IT, a show for IT professionals by IT professionals; offering insight, knowledge, experience and opinion on a variety of enterprise tech topics. The podcast will be released every two weeks - don't miss out and subscribe to be updated as they're live.
 
I'll Explain Later is a podcast all about Doctor Who. Every month, hosts Matt Nida and John West pick three Doctor Who adventures - two from the classic series, one from the new - that have a loose and quite often arbitrary connection. The stories will be put under the microscope, with a view to finding a fresh and irreverent take on them and perhaps challenging some received wisdom along the way.
 
Everything Explained is a podcast about uncovering the basic fundamentals and structure behind what makes what we talk about in the news important. Whether it be GMOs, Social Security, or what even is the Electoral College, Everything Explained is here to help you decipher what we talk about constantly in the news.
 
Learn about interesting things and increase your mate-value.
 
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Lettuce Explain
Monthly+
 
Our mission here is simple, to entertain and educate you on all things nutrition and wellness. We’re here to help you understand the wildly curious world of nutrition and wellness one episode at a time.
 
Two high school seniors and one Columbia freshman explore the black box that is the college application process. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/admissionsuncovered/support
 
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Explain It To Jamie
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a podcast in which Richard Lam and Jamie Cavanagh explain the context and meaning of the complicated political issues of our time, and then together they make jokes about bum bums and pee pee. Got an idea for a topic we could explain? Leave us a comment or hit us up via the social media avenue of your preference!
 
Everything Explained is a podcast about uncovering the basic fundamentals and structure behind what makes what we talk about in the news important. Whether it be GMOs, Social Security, or what even is the Electoral College, Everything Explained is here to help you decipher what we talk about constantly in the news.
 
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Diagnosis Explained
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Diagnosis Explained is for people who have been diagnosed with a mental or physical health disorder, know someone with a diagnosis, are interested in medicine, or want to learn how to explain diagnoses to their patients.
 
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Philosophize This!
Monthly
 
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
 
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Words Matter
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American politics is undergoing seismic changes that will alter the course of history. As hosts of Words Matter, Katie Barlow and Joe Lockhart believe that facts, evidence, truth and objective reality are necessary and vital in public discourse. Katie and Joe have broad experience in government, politics and journalism -- this gives them a unique ability to explain recent events and place them in historic context. Together, with fellow journalists, elected officials, policy-makers and though ...
 
Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders. Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Maddow also conducts thoughtful interviews with individuals at the center of current news ...
 
Words and Their Stories programs explain idioms and expressions that many learners of American English find difficult to understand.
 
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The Mentor Files
Monthly+
 
Listen in as the drivers behind some of the country’s top businesses explain how to build and run your dream. Monica Royer, founder and CEO of Monica + Andy, is joined by leading entrepreneurs, CEOs, and experts to bring you the audible MBA—unfiltered advice and mentorship every mover and maker needs to find their voice.
 
Making sense of Money with Pete Matthew – Personal Finance FAQ
 
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Explain Me
Monthly
 
Politics, art, and a general disappointment with how things are going.
 
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Fallacious Trump
Monthly+
 
Jim and Mark use the insane ramblings of a tiny-handed narcissist to explain logical fallacies. Each episode we focus on a single logical fallacy and, using examples from Trump, UK politics and pop culture, explore how and why it fools people, how to avoid committing it yourself, and how to counter it in an argument.
 
Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
 
THE podcast for those who want to learn about the government market from the contracting officer's perspective. Kevin Jans and Paul Schauer, both former federal contracting officers, explain the rules, processes and the "why" behind government contracts. They know because they've done it.
 
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Elon Explained
Monthly
 
Explaining Elon Musk, his companies, and tweets.
 
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Need to Know
Monthly+
 
Mona Charen and Jay Nordlinger -- sometimes just the two of them, sometimes with guests -- will explain what's wrong with the world (usually liberals) and how to fix it.
 
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Simblified
Weekly
 
A fortnightly podcast that explains things in the news to help you appear smarter, to an audience that knows no less ;-). Basically, we take topics and attempt to deconstruct them - using generous pilfering from Wikipedia, a bit of humour (that's a flexible usage of the word), Wodehouse quotes and more. Occasionally, we invite guests who know better than us (not a high bar) to discuss fun careers and stuff. Hosted by three pun-loving madcaps who think Malad is the best thing since Android: C ...
 
Let's Talk About CBT is a podcast about cognitive behavioural therapy: what it is, what it's not and how it can be useful. Dr Lucy Maddox interviews experts in the field including people who have experienced CBT for themselves. A mix of interviews, myth-busting and CBT jargon explained, this accessible podcast is brought to you by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. www.babcp.com
 
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Subway Creatures
Weekly
 
SubwayCreatures is a podcast hosted by the creator of the widely popular Instagram account @SubwayCreatures. Each week, Rick McGuire, along with his two co-hosts, comedians Kim Congdon and FreddieBTV, will breakdown viral videos, interview special guests, and explain some of the wildest stories you've ever heard from the world of the underground.
 
Each week Brexit Republic will assess the unfolding developments, explain the complexities, and explore where and how Brexit will have an impact.
 
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Please Explain
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One issue in global politics explained each week, so you understand what’s really going on, why it’s happening and what’s likely to happen next. Dr Keith Suter is Australia's leading media commentator on global affairs and geo-politics. This series gives you the global truths in straightforward and short episodes.
 
Radio Ahmadiyya - the real voice of Islam is a weekly Radio Broadcast in the Urdu language with the mandate to educate its listeners about Islam and Ahmadiyyat. It presents the teachings of Islam as explained in the Holy Qur'an and by the Holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (Peace and Blessings of Allah be on him).
 
Join Vicky and Bart, the Mulder and Scully of podcasting, as they examine the unexplained, discuss the explained, and keep you up to date with weird news about everything from UFOs to cryptids, ghosts to conspiracy theories. This believer and skeptic leave no stone unturned
 
Rose Matafeo and Alice Snedden are three things: Female, funny and friends. This podcast is an exploration of two comedians' unlikely celebrity crushes (including Rick Moranis and Danny DeVito) and all the divergent personal stories which may explain why these gals turned out how they did. Rose's globe-trotting, TV-starring comedy chops come up against Alice's hilarious improv-honed brain and abandoned (though completed) law degree.
 
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Have you dreamt about owning a great piece of land? Would you like your land to have palm trees and grape vines? Do you want your large property to have its own rivers and wells? Close your eyes for a moment and picture the perfect land and how you and your family would enjoy it in this week's Quran Tafsir session.…
 
Attorney General William Barr released Robert Mueller’s report today. Vox’s Andrew Prokop reads between the redactions and Ezra Klein explains what it all means. (Transcript here.)
 
Who knew that Monster's University was just like real college? Or is it? This week's episode is a little special. Michael and a friend from college - Mahad - review the movie Monster's University. We talk about Monster's University and how it's similar to our college experience, legacy students, and, of course, a bit of Marx. Just some fun as y ...…
 
In this episode we talk about how to manage and treat anxiety disorders. We talk about self-medication vs self-care. We discuss my 7 building blocks. We learn a bit about medication. All in all, a great way to finish anxiety disorders. If you have any questions, concerns, or stories please email DiagnosisExplainedPodcast@gmail.com.…
 
We discuss the scale, scope, size, and good, bad, and ugly about Indian elections
 
It takes skilled mechanics and a heap load of money to make a Mercedes that Michael Schumacher can put on Pole Position at Monaco All that and more on THE MEGA M EPISODE
 
BIO: Quinn Henoch has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis and Bachelor of Science from Valparaiso University. He is head of athlete rehabilitation for ClinicalAthlete Newport in Orange County, CA, which is located inside of a barbell sport facility: SoCal Weightlifting. Currently a large percentage of Quinn’s cas ...…
 
Peer-to-peer lending is entering the mainstream – you can even hold it in an ISA now. But what is it, and should you consider it for your investment portfolio? Prefer to listen, rather than watch? Click the player below… Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download
 
Looking back, we tend to associate our legacy with accomplishments in our career and we rarely think about the value of our work in the moment. Yet a personal sense legacy can be derived from a number of meaningful things outside the workplace, even if we’re not considering them right now. On this episode of...…
 
9:00 Mueller report a road map for charging Trump with obstruction 9:29 Congress picks up Trump money trail Mueller didn't run down 9:41 McCabe: Mueller report validates opening of Trump-Russia probe 9:51 McCabe: Mueller reports 'avalanche of facts' on Trump obstruction 9:57 Mueller report shows many cases continuing, hidden from public 9:59 Mu ...…
 
Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders. Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and d ...…
 
Plenty of you a spreading the word about MeaningfulMoney to your friends and family, but we can all do more! So I thought I'd take five-ish minutes to highlight some great ways to share the MeaningfulMoney goodness to everyone that needs to hear it. Prefer to listen, rather than watch? Click the player below… Podcast: […]…
 
Don’t have time to read the whole Mueller report? Now there’s a podcast for that. Listen to Slate’s Gabriel Roth and June Thomas read the special counsel’s executive summaries in our free mini-audiobook. Podcast production by Benjamin Frisch and Merritt Jacob. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Dr Keith Suter discusses why the world is moving away from integrated capitalism and towards police states, heightened geo-political tensions between the great powers and the resurgence of populism.By info@podcastone.com.
 
Following World War II, Australia became embroiled in another war -- with a population of emu. Learn how the Emu War unfolded in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
 
Rocks, redemption and referendums in episode 35 of I'll Explain Later. Tom Baker does his best to hold his own against unexpressive and rigid screenmates, while the Ogri and Romana I co-star in 1978's The Stones of Blood. The Eleventh Doctor battles wobble boards and has to eat humble pie as a hopeless dad beats off wooden dolls - disturbing py ...…
 
We’re a week in to the federal campaign and I don’t want to alarm you, but this election might just turn out to be about policy. Is this how politics is supposed to work? Sure we’ve had campaign mascots gyrating on posters, and the odd candidate faux pas, but the early focus has stayed firmly on income tax, superannuation and climate policy. Ma ...…
 
We’re a week in to the federal campaign and I don’t want to alarm you, but this election might just turn out to be about policy. Is this how politics is supposed to work? Sure we’ve had campaign mascots gyrating on posters, and the odd candidate faux pas, but the early focus has stayed firmly on income tax, superannuation and climate policy. Ma ...…
 
We’re a week in to the federal campaign and I don’t want to alarm you, but this election might just turn out to be about policy. Is this how politics is supposed to work? Sure we’ve had campaign mascots gyrating on posters, and the odd candidate faux pas, but the early focus has stayed firmly on income tax, superannuation and climate policy. Ma ...…
 
Episode #34 Notes: Giving Flowers To... Recorded: 4/14/19 Episode Length: 24:51 The group reunites for one more episode before their hiatus. Bex thanks and gives flowers to many of the podcasts that have supported the show on social media. Then proceeds to start a conversation on the complexity of womxn friendships. Jake brings up the hypocrisy ...…
 
9:00 Barr books preemptive press conference amid report release uproar 9:07 Ongoing court cases put crimp in Barr's Mueller redaction plans 9:27 DOJ had 'numerous conversations' with W.H. on Mueller report: NYT 9:36 Democrats slam Barr over heavy-handed managing of Mueller report 9:46 Once upon a time, investigator and A.G. emphasized credibili ...…
 
Today we're asking: what Queensland seats are the ones to watch on election night? How to give Indigenous Australians a true voice in politics? And how can we improve trust in the political system? Shutterstock Today we’re bringing you a special discussion about the federal election that took place at the launch of a book of Conversation essays ...…
 
In this episode we finish up talking about our anxiety disorders. We talk about panic disorder, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder, and medication/substance induced anxiety disorder. We get anxious while talking about panic attacks and learn about some coping mechanisms and medications that can help.…
 
Virginia Heffernan welcomes back Dahlia Lithwick, host of Slate podcast Amicus, to talk Barr, Avenatti, Christine Blasey-Ford’s honor in TIME Magazine, and the strategies by which corrupt actors in the administration slip through our fingers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today we're going on a 3 part adventure into anxiety! This episode talks about separation anxiety, selective mutism, phobias, and social anxiety disorder. We learn that psychotherapy is the best way to treat these disorders though medications like SSRIs, propranolol, and benzodiazepines can be helpful.…
 
We wanted to understand an eerie phenomenon that drives everything from the stock market to the price of orange juice. So we asked you to guess the weight of a cow.
 
We wanted to understand an eerie phenomenon that drives everything from the stock market to the price of orange juice. So we asked you to guess the weight of a cow.
 
A Florida millionaire created a system to sexually abuse around 80 young girls. The sitting Secretary of Labor who let him off easy might now be held accountable. (Transcript here.)
 
Dogs and cats aren't the only pets presidents have kept. Learn about some of the strangest presidential pets -- from a raccoon to alleged alligators -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
 
What should U.S. immigration policy look like? The columnists debate Kirstjen Nielsen's resignation, Trump's xenophobia and Obama's legacy on immigration live on stage at the Times Center in New York. Then, in response to listener voicemail, Ross, Michelle and David discuss the 2020 candidacies of Pete Buttigieg, Kirsten Gillibrand, Andrew Yang ...…
 
Listen in to learn how Brett went from PR of Gucci to becoming a mom and starting Edie Parker, and what lessons she has learned over the last seven years. "When you work for yourself, there's never a Sunday. There's never a day where I'm not thinking about the business. It's a totally different animal." - Brett Heyman. Learn more about this epi ...…
 
Last month the federal government unveiled their final budget before the fall election, and just last week Ontario's PC government unveiled their first budget since taking office. With all this talk about government budgets, we thought we would revisit Aaron Reynolds' conversation with Helaina Gaspard, director of governance and institutions at ...…
 
9:00 Barr record of deception for Bush calls credibility into question 9:31 Inevitability of Mueller report's release could keep Barr honest 9:40 Congress flouts Trump's 'red line,' subpoenas financial documents 9:48 Subpoenas give banks ready cover to turn over Trump documents 9:55 Trump vetoes House call to end U.S. involvement in war in Yeme ...…
 
Let me introduce you to Kaloyan Tsilev, my right-hand man here at MeaningfulMoney. In this last Inbetweenisode before we get going with Season 14, Kal and I chew the fat about what's coming in 2019 with the podcast, the socialz, and Meaningful Academy. Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download Watch […]…
 
In the twenty-third episode we explore the Poisoning the Well Fallacy, with examples from Trump talking about Democrats, Mueller's team of angry Democrats, and election rigging (by Democrats). In Mark's British Politics Corner we look at Theresa May turning on her own MPs, and Iain Duncan Smith calling Jeremy Corbyn a Marxist who supports Madur ...…
 
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Hearing voices is much more common than used to be thought, but what if they're cruel voices that seem to try to stop you from living your life? Chris Shoulder talks to Dr Lucy Maddox about how he uses CBT techniques to manage his experience of voices and Dr Emmanuelle Peters explains the theory behind the treatment. Show Notes Here are some re ...…
 
Short answer: Very carefully. Learn about the history and modern practices of paleoart in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
 
With the (redacted) Mueller Report set to be released on Thursday morning, Katie and Joe are joined by Matthew Miller for a reader's guide. Matt has worked at the highest levels of government and politics including service as the Director of the Office of Public Affairs for the Department of Justice, leading the Department’s communications team ...…
 
As history went up in flames, the sound of song came from Paris' streetsOn what should have been a quiet Monday night in the French capital, thousands of people lined the streets to watch the most famous gothic church in the world burn. The Notre Dame has survived a revolution, two world wars, occupation and over 800 years standing in the centr ...…
 
As history went up in flames, the sound of song came from Paris' streetsOn what should have been a quiet Monday night in the French capital, thousands of people lined the streets to watch the most famous gothic church in the world burn. The Notre Dame has survived a revolution, two world wars, occupation and over 800 years standing in the centr ...…
 
As history went up in flames, the sound of song came from Paris' streetsOn what should have been a quiet Monday night in the French capital, thousands of people lined the streets to watch the most famous gothic church in the world burn. The Notre Dame has survived a revolution, two world wars, occupation and over 800 years standing in the centr ...…
 
IN THE NEWS: A miracle drug that slows down the ageing process and extends life expectancy by more than a third has been discovered. Also, the way we eat is very much linked to preserving wildlife — and many other issues. MAIN: Nutrition, Lifestyle and Telomeres. Scientists may be able to tell us how well we are aging by measuring the length of ...…
 
Mukurtu is a Warumungu word meaning “dilly bag” or a safe keeping place for sacred materials. Nina Maile Gordon/The Conversation CC-NY-BD Reader advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this article may contain images of people who have died. A few years ago, the State Library of NSW was working with Moree’s Dhiiya ...…
 
On this episode Bart & Vicky talk about a Grandma Vanga, Notre Dame burning down & how it survived the destruction of 1790’s._ If you have any stories contact us at TFTDpodcast@gmail.com We are part of Webegeekspc.com Tangentboundnetwork.com On twitter and facebook Merch on teepublic.com
 
The IRS is in a bit of a crisis. ProPublica’s Paul Kiel explains how a profitable government agency succumbed to politics and ended up losing tens of billions in revenue. (Transcript here.)
 
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