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Albertastan.ca is a progressive & independent Alberta political commentary podcast discussing popular social issues, critical of the way in which our popular media covers all things politics in our province. From a social-democratic & satirical view, hosted by Richard Gordon, we offer a voice for real change & understanding in Alberta’s political & environmental climate!
 
Ever feel like the law is stacked against you? It probably is. Broken Law speaks truth to power in discussing how our laws and legal system serve the few at the expense of the many. This is where law meets real life. Hosted by the staff of the American Constitution Society, we reckon with the origins of our legal system, interview people on the frontlines of the progressive legal movement, and chat about necessary legal reforms to restore our democratic legitimacy and improve the lives of al ...
 
Tech Break brings you technology news and updates as they happen. So stay informed and discover new gadgets, apps, unboxings, beta releases, interviews, and essential excerpts from our shows. With Tech Break there is no set schedule and our hosts will publish new content as it develops. The podcast formerly known as TWiT Bits.
 
Purplish is CPR News' weekly podcast about state politics, state government, Colorado policy, and political identity. This season the show is hosted by public affairs reporters Bente Birkeland and Andrew Kenney. Each week of the legislative session, they'll break down the latest developments at the capitol, offer an engaging guide to the most significant policies up for debate, and dive deep into the bigger picture of what it all means for our not-red, not-blue, still pretty purple state.
 
Ohio's public schools serve 1.7 million children - 90 percent of students in the state! What happens in the classroom has impacts far beyond the walls of the K-12 school building or higher ed lecture hall. So, on behalf of the 120,000+ members of the Ohio Education Association, we're taking a deeper dive into some of the many education issues facing our students, educators, and communities. Education Matters is your source for insightful conversations with the people who shape the education ...
 
In a continued effort to provide relevant, interesting and engaging programming to our statewide audience, MPB Think Radio provides Mississippi Edition, a weekday news magazine program. Mississippi Edition, hosted by Karen Brown, features the latest news of the day and interviews with the people who are making the news themselves. The program not only provides Mississippi news but also addresses the ways that national and world news affects our state. Join Karen Brown as she shares the lates ...
 
Join hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos as they unpack the week in politics with a California perspective. Featuring interviews with reporters and other insiders involved in the craft of politics—including elected officials, candidates, pollsters, campaign managers, fundraisers, and other political players—Political Breakdown pulls back the curtain to offer an insider’s glimpse at how politics works today.
 
Look West - A unique view of the people representing you in the State Assembly who are leading California to a better future for all. A series of conversations with California State Assembly members and the people they represent, the Look West podcast brings you a unique view of the people leading California to a better future for everyone.
 
There's never a shortage of political news in Wisconsin, from the governor's office to the Legislature to the state's elected officials in Washington, DC. Join WUWM's Marti Mikkelson and Wispolitics.com editor JR Ross each week as they highlight and provide context to the latest developments.
 
TWIFP is a weekly podcast that makes staying informed in the Sunshine State easy. Keeping up with news and politics doesn't need to be difficult. This Week In Florida Politics is a weekly wrap up of the week's political headlines. Florida is one of the most influential states in the nation and the decisions made by it's political figures reverberate throughout the country. Join us, each Monday for a review of the most important political news in the Sunshine State. TWIFP: Brief & Unbiased
 
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces special legislative session to begin July 8; Tickets for Trump, O'Reilly event in Dallas go on sale; Hungry? 27 new restaurants that opened in June 2021 in Dallas-Fort Worth; Shenaniganz bar in Rockwall goes viral for banning three former Dallas Mavericks players
 
The joint finance committee has wrapped up its work on Wisconsin's next biennial budget and now it’s expected to go to the full Legislature for a vote. Republicans who control the committee finished by proposing a $3.3 billion income and property tax cut.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
 
On This Week in Enterprise Tech, Lou Maresca, Brian Chee, and Curt Franklin talk about municipal internet and how Ohio's Republican-controlled legislature approved a budget bill that may endanger new broadband services. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/448 Hosts: Louis Maresca, Brian Chee, and Curt Franklin You can find more about TWiT and…
 
Dealing with the Great Texas Blackout of 2021 was near the top of the to do list for Texas Legislators this session. This week on the Liberty Café we take a look how the Texas Legislature failed to deal with both the causes and the fallout of the blackout–though we’ll suggest different reasons than are being offered by progressives and the mainstre…
 
Over the weekend, months of tension in the Texas Legislature came to a head. A group of Democratic lawmakers got up and left the building before a vote — an act of resistance amid the most conservative Texas legislative session in recent memory. The population of Texas is becoming less old, less white and less Republican, so why is its Legislature …
 
By law, the Oklahoma legislature must end each year's legislative session by the last Friday in May at 5:00 p.m. The 2021 legislative session ended just a little early - the House and Senate each adjourned Sine Die on Thursday morning. KGOU's Dick Pryor and eCapitol's Shawn Ashley discuss the final few days of the session in this week's Capitol Ins…
 
Good Morning, Colorado, you’re listening to the Daily Sun-Up with the Colorado Sun. It’s Thursday June 24th. Today - The housing crisis is worse than ever in many resort towns. In fact, a new survey found that the vast majority of high country residents believe it’s become a severe problem. But before we begin, let’s go back in time with some Color…
 
The New York Times recently published breaking news about how former President Trump's DOJ seized computer and phone records of democratic lawmakers and their staff. We talk with Andy Wright about why this revelation is so concerning and what should happen to reassert the separation of powers. This is part of Broken Law's "Rapid Response" series. -…
 
When the coronavirus hit, the Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine maker, seemed uniquely positioned to help. It struck a deal with AstraZeneca, promising a billion vaccine doses to low- and middle-income nations. Earlier this year, a ban instituted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi put a stop to those plans. What has that meant for …
 
The self-driving software firm Embark Trucks said Wednesday it plans to go public in a deal that would raise more than $600 million and value the company at more than $5 billion. Alphabet’s Waymo just raised $2.5 billion in fresh funding as it tries to expand its self-driving taxi fleet outside of Phoenix. Chris Gerdes is a professor of mechanical …
 
Mark Phariss and his husband Vic Holmes signed on in 2013 as the lead plaintiffs in the fight to legalize same sex marriage in Texas. In this episode, Phariss speaks about his journey from a child who wished he would die in his sleep, to his life as a closeted gay man, to his decision to become a face in the fight for marriage equality.…
 
56 brave men signed the Declaration of Independence. Not all voted for it, and not all who voted for it signed it. Each of the signers was remarkable in his own way, and pledged his life, fortune, and sacred honor. This episode explores the lives of 12 of the signers: John Morton, George Clymer, James Smith, George Taylor, James Wilson, George Ross…
 
Antivirus software creator John McAfee was found dead by apparent suicide in a Spanish jail cell hours after a court ruling says he could be extradited to the U.S. If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. https://suici…
 
First Lady Jill Biden visits Jackson to urge COVID-19 vaccinations. Then, the latest Kids Count report shows concerning signs for children in Mississippi. And, after a Southern Remedy Health Minute, documentary producer Baldwin Chiu explores the Asian-American experience in the Deep South. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Good Morning, Colorado, you’re listening to the Daily Sun-Up with the Colorado Sun. It’s Wednesday June 23rd. Today - Rural Colorado communities have experienced limited access to broadband for years -- but the issue was front and center during the pandemic. Now, the state is using funds from the American Rescue Plan address it. But before we begin…
 
The For the People Act, a bill created by House Democrats after the 2018 midterm elections, could have been the most sweeping expansion of voting rights in a generation. On Tuesday night, however, Senate Republicans filibustered the bill before it could even be debated. What lessons can we take from its demise? Guest: Nicholas Fandos, a congression…
 
The median sale price of an existing home rose to a record $350,300 last month, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. Sales of existing homes fell in May for the fourth straight month as competition for the few homes available continued to push up prices. Last week, Zillow announced an update to its tool for esti…
 
On All About Android, Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards discuss the news that OnePlus will merge with and become an arm of Oppo and what that might mean for the company and its phones. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/530 Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts…
 
On Security Now, Steve Gibson talks about a curious WiFi bug that was recently discovered in iOS and what it almost certainly means about the way we're still programming today. For this story and more, check out Security Now: https://twit.tv/sn/824 Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at htt…
 
On MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Rene Ritchie talk about the new augmented-reality experience Apple published to show off Apple Pay for transit. Full episode at twit.tv/mbw771 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our podcasts at https://podcast…
 
In our SportsDay Insider podcast this week, Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant decide that Mark Cuban's ego is more problematic than Jerry Jones', and may scare off a strong GM candidate [4:07]. They also discuss the impact made by Carl Nassib [15:55], the first active NFL player to say he's gay, as well as an essay by former Rangers bea…
 
Good Morning, Colorado, you’re listening to the Daily Sun-Up with the Colorado Sun. It’s Tuesday June 22nd. Today - As a wave of Coloradans and have demanded access to ballots, the state’s Secretary of State has put new rules into place limiting the ability for election office employees to get official voting equipment. But before we begin, let’s g…
 
This episode explores the death penalty’s future in America. In its final months, the Trump administration carried out an unprecedent execution spree. Meanwhile, the country elected Joe Biden, the first president in U.S. history to publicly oppose the death penalty. Twenty-three states have abolished the death penalty. But as it becomes less common…
 
In the wake of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests, a central question of the New York City mayoral contest has become: Is New York safer with more or fewer police officers? Today, we see this tension play out in a single household, between Yumi Mannarelli and her mother, Misako Shimada. Guests: Misako Shimada and Yumi Mannarelli, a mother and …
 
Earlier this month, the White House released its first-ever strategy to fight domestic terrorism. The plan includes more funding for investigators and prosecutors, better information sharing between agencies and efforts to address the underlying causes of violent extremism, such as racism and bigotry. Tech has a role to play too. The Joe Biden admi…
 
On this week's Fallon Forum, Charles Goldman joins Ed Fallon to discuss:(01:52) The unholy link between the FDA and Big Pharma, with Dr. Stephen Goldman;(14:09) The myth of a pandemic savings dividend, and a look at what ProPublica revealed about the ultra rich’s tax burden;(26:57) The goal of “net-zero” emissions is an industry con;(41:18) Supreme…
 
Good Morning, Colorado, you’re listening to the Daily Sun-Up with the Colorado Sun. It’s Monday June 21st Today - As Colorado sees a rapid spread of the Delta COVID-19 variant, public health officials are urging anyone who hasn’t been vaccinated to get their shot. Before we begin, let’s go back in time with some Colorado history adapted from histor…
 
You’d think one line of work that would be safe from the robot takeover is human resources. But some companies are working on it. A recent New York Times investigation laid out how Amazon’s automated systems for managing warehouse workers led to unreasonable scheduling, delayed benefits and inadvertent firings. Marketplace’s Amy Scott speaks with P…
 
How does the 1965 Voting Rights Act work? That is the question in front of the Supreme Court as it rules on a pair of Arizona laws from 2016 — the most important voting rights case in a decade. What arguments have been made in the case? And what implications will the decision have? Guest: Adam Liptak, a reporter covering the United States Supreme C…
 
On This Week in Tech, Leo Laporte, Alex Kantrowitz, Fr. Robert Ballecer, and Nichols De Leon discuss the five major bills that Congress unveiled that target big tech in unprecedented ways and what the appointment of Lina Khan might mean for industry regulation. Subscribe and watch the full 'This Week in Tech' podcast: https://twit.tv/twit/828 Host:…
 
A local biologist who's been making waves for her research into jellyfish that reside in freshwater ecosystems, including some here in Western North Carolina is part of an international campaign to protect and better understand marine life in a vast stretch of salt water - most of us will never see. UNC Asheville Assistant Professor of Biology Rebe…
 
During his childhood, Nicholas Casey, Madrid bureau chief for The New York Times, received visits from his father. He would arrive from some faraway place where the ships on which he worked had taken him, regaling his son with endless stories. He had black curly hair like Nicholas’s and the beard he would one day grow. But then after Nicholas’s sev…
 
The guest on this podcast is Paul Manna, a professor of government and public policy at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. Manna has written extensively about federal and state education policy. A key focus of Manna’s research concerns the role of principals in K-12 education and ways to identify and groom candidates to become principals. Manna ta…
 
On this week’s edition of the On Iowa Politics podcast: A Democrat Challenger, TV News Candidates, and Reynolds Bills On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast that aims to re-create the kinds of conversations that happen when you get political reporters from across Iowa together after the day's deadlines have been met. This week’s sho…
 
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