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Sounds Like Hate is a podcast from the Southern Poverty Law Center that tells the stories of people and communities grappling with hate and searching for solutions. You will meet people who have been personally touched by hate, hear their voices and be immersed in the sounds of their world. And, you will learn about the power of people to change – or to succumb to their worst instincts. Season one takes a deep dive into the realities of hate in modern America: how it functions, how it spread ...
 
This is a conversation podcast by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB, author of ‘How Change Happens’ and Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of the agreed policies of either Oxfam or the LSE. https://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
Let's have a war... a spokenwar. Politics taken to an extreme. Worlds which aren’t, and never will be. Episodes will be short, so we encourage listening at 1X, as the vocal inflections are instrumental in telling the story. Also, the humor and farce are not discernible above 1X. New podcasts will be available at the end of the week. We encourage your participation and be reached on Twitter @spokenwar.
 
Medicine is so much more than lab coats and stethoscopes. The research community at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine is a diverse group of humans, all working with their own unique motivations — and not all do so in a hospital setting. Get to know what gets these researchers amped about their jobs, what they’re doing, where they’re doing it, and why. Presented by the Office of Vice-Dean of Research, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
 
In 2015, the United Nations challenged the world to meet 17 big goals that have one encompassing ambition: Leave no one behind. The Sustainable Development Goals are meant to improve the health of the planet and the lives of everyone on it. We have until 2030 to achieve them. This is No Little Plans, a podcast about the state of SDG progress in Canada, featuring many of the people who are doing the most to help this country succeed.
 
The Job Free Economy is a networking and education platform I created to help people quit their job and never worry about money again.I do this by helping them by make the transition from the employment world to owning a scalable business and using the cash flow from that business to create multiple sources of passive income.Another way to describe the Job Free Economy is, it is the pursuit of financial freedom and personal freedom without requiring a job. The Job Free Economy is a lifestyle ...
 
What should future schools look like? How do brains learn? Some of the world's greatest educators, researchers, and community leaders share their stories and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
Future Perfect explores provocative ideas with the potential to radically improve the world. We tackle big questions about the most effective ways to save lives, fight global warming, and end world poverty to create a more perfect future.In season 3, we explore how the meat we eat affects us all. In eight episodes, Vox's Dylan Matthews and Sigal Samuel examine how the way we eat is shaping animal lives, human lives, and the future of our planet. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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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Last month, the Stone Mountain Memorial Association Board voted to move Confederate flags that greet visitors to the base of the 90-foot-tall carving of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Stonewall Jackson. The park’s logo, which depicts the three Confederate leaders, is also set to change. Geraldine Moriba co-hosts the podcast “Sounds Like Hate,” …
 
A new MP3 sermon from Crown & Covenant Reformed Presbyterian is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: The Blessing of the Law: Pt 4 Subtitle: The Gospel in Proverbs Speaker: Peter Allison Broadcaster: Crown & Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Event: Sunday Service Date: 6/6/2021 Bible: Proverbs 28:8 Length: 43 min.…
 
Economist Bruce Meyer of the University of Chicago talks about poverty with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. In recent years, a number of scholars have claimed that millions of Americans live in extreme poverty, akin to the standard of living in the poorest countries around the world. Meyer argues that these studies are based on flawed surveys or partic…
 
What's the best weapon to fight poverty in America? Speaker Paul Ryan spent his career in the House, and now as a private citizen, developing policies to help people rise out of poverty and make better lives for themselves. We talk about the moral foundations of capitalism, creating anti-poverty programs based on rigorous data and analysis (instead…
 
Musical Chairs American poverty is a bit like a game of musical chairs. The US only has good opportunities for 8 out of 10 Americans, meaning 2 people always lose. Instead of adding new opportunities or chairs, we shuffle the opportunities around, but 2 of every 10 people still end up without the opportunities. This shows that poverty is a result o…
 
Our fifth episode of Homing In features California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva. In this episode, Quirk-Silva dives into her thoughts on the prevalence of homelessness, important upcoming housing legislation in California, and the ways in which community members can become involved in making a difference. Tune in to find out more!…
 
What turns a developing country into a prosperous one? For years, Efosa Ojomo has been trying to answer this question. And what he has found – through starting his own nonprofit in Nigeria, doing research at Harvard Business School and writing a book called The Prosperity Paradox with Clay Christensen – reverses many of our existing ideas around ai…
 
Dateline scams, Chase horror stories, and so much more on this week’s ATTITUDES! Erin discusses how lockdowns and poverty mixed with severe menstruation stigma in India have created a dire situation for women before touching on the Supreme Court’s hearing of a Mississippi case banning all abortions after 15 weeks. Then, Bryan talks about a case out…
 
There's a sort of conventional wisdom that during recessions, more people enroll in college or stay in college longer when jobs are scarce. But it's not clear that this "benefit" extends to everyone. In this episode, Howard University economist Andria Smythe talks about her research looking at how college outcomes of young adults shifted during a r…
 
Buying a coffee and grabbing a train is already possible with an iPhone, but Apple wants to replace the physical wallet completely. To that end, earlier this week Apple announced a new feature to let users scan their driver’s licenses and save it to their iPhones to use as a legitimate form of identification. The company is working with an undisclo…
 
As the pandemic calms in the U.S., a growing number of states have started scaling back how often they update their dashboards tracking what’s happening with the virus. The moves are sparking alarm among many public health experts. “One of the most troubling trends recently has been that states are making the decision to either slow or wind down th…
 
You can get links to Fiona's books, workshops and videos here: https://thepositivehabit.com/about/ Thank you for listening to our podcast and if you would like to support us please visit our Patreon at www.patreon.com/thetwonorries - thank you. You can also contact us at contact@thetwonorriespodcast.com or follow us on social media.…
 
BEIJING – Over the last three years, the U.S. and the European Union have imposed a series of sanctions on Chinese officials and companies. Now China has created a new legal tool to hit back. Organizations with a foot in both the United States and China may face a tough choice going forward: By complying with American sanctions on China, they face …
 
Kemp and the Georgia GOP… At the Georgia Republican Party convention last weekend, Gov. Brian Kemp faced boos and cheers from the crowd. Since refusing to overturn the state’s 2020 election results, Kemp has been attacked from the right wing of his party by some of his constituents and former president Donald Trump. But in an interview with WABE Ne…
 
The Lost Art Music Festival was founded in Atlanta during the pandemic by Jim Etheridge, and the inaugural event takes place June 12 at Fox Hall Resort in Douglasville. A diverse lineup of Americana acts will perform, and the headliner is St. Paul and the Broken Bones. “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes spoke with the founder and lead singer of the ba…
 
This August will mark 30 years since the Crown Heights Riots, a tragic clash that erupted between the residents of the densely populated Brooklyn community. Starting tonight, Theatrical Outfit will commemorate the anniversary by bringing Anna Deavere Smith’s masterpiece, “Fires in the Mirror” to life. “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes spoke with the …
 
The success of the G7 summit will be judged primarily on whether concrete measures are agreed to accelerate the global response to the pandemic.While infection rates soar, and vaccine access remains highly unequal, there has perhaps never been a public policy challenge where national and international interests are so closely aligned. We know that …
 
On the final episode of The ZigZag Project, activist Stacey Abrams explains her short-term strategies for sticking to her long-term goals and Manoush shares data from surveying thousands of listeners about making a big career change. The project wraps up with one last assignment and Manoush’s favorite messages from listeners. It’s a tear jerker. Th…
 
As the official start of summer approaches, Georgia’s strawberry season is coming to an end. Farmers say the best pickings for strawberries happen between May through mid-June. Kevin Mitcham, the co-owner of Mitcham Farm, was a guest on Thursday’s edition of “Closer Look.” He talked with show host Rose Scott about the pandemics’ influence on berry …
 
According to Fast Company, in 2020, the global sneaker market was valued at $79 billion and over the next five years, in 2026, the market is predicted to reach $ 120 billion. But despite the business boom, equity challenges exist, Darius Billings, the senior director of product and marketing at The Athlete’s Foot USA, says the sneaker industry lack…
 
Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has filed paperwork to join the race to become mayor of Georgia’s capital city for the third time. With Reed’s bid, there are now six candidates running for office Atlanta city council members Antonio Brown and Andre Dickens, Current Atlanta City Council President Felecia Moore, attorney Sharon Gay and Walter Reeves.…
 
Objectification Pride and greed are vices of domination that are at the root of sexual harassment and assault. Narcissistic gender pride casts women as objects to be used, instead of full human beings. This objectification has made it acceptable to subjugate women. Greed prevents holding the rich and powerful members of society accountable, often m…
 
Attorney and former state representative Edward Lindsey is the co-chair of the Committee for a United Atlanta, a group that opposes Buckhead cityhood. In an interview with WABE’s “Morning Edition,” Lindsey said that the way to solve the city’s problems is to vote for leaders with experience and realistic solutions. The post Despite Recent Violence …
 
We speak to Dr. Sophia Yen, entrepreneur and outspoken advocate for women’s reproductive health and empowerment. Dr. Yen founded a birth control startup to “just ship women birth control and keep shipping it until they tell us to stop.” She speaks frankly about sexual health, health justice, and the sexism she has experienced in her career.…
 
It’s hard to make an intellectual argument in favor of the Electoral College. Most people feel that the person who gets the most votes should become president. After all, that’s how we run every other election in this country, says Jesse Wegman, the author of Let the People Pick the President. “If anything, representative democracy in the 21st cent…
 
The company behind the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline said Wednesday it’s officially terminating the project. TC Energy already had suspended construction in January when President Biden revoked a key cross-border presidential permit. The announcement ends a more than decade-long battle that came to signify the debate over whether fossil fu…
 
Mehran Mossaddad has spent much of the pandemic scared and lying awake at night. He’s a single dad with an 10-year-old daughter living outside Atlanta. “I get panic attacks not knowing what’s in store for us,” he says. “I have to take care of her.” Mossaddad drives Uber for a living, but when the pandemic hit, he stopped because he couldn’t leave h…
 
On this week’s ATTITUDES!, Erin covers tennis player Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open amidst the oppressively toxic culture of athletic journalism. Then, Bryan talks about Disney’s latest “openly LGBTQ” character in Artie from Cruella - along with some of the dumbest reactionary outrage from Republican candidates.…
 
The phrases “over deadline and over budget” have become so synonymous with the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project near Augusta that when a new timeline or price tag comes out, many don’t even notice. This week, independent monitors declared the January opening of nuclear reactor No. 3 is highly unlikely. Kristi Swartz, a reporter for E and E Ne…
 
Smyrna’s newly appointed police chief says he viewed returning to the Smyrna Police Department (SPD) as a great opportunity — one that would allow him to continue building on the philosophy of community policing. Chief Keith Zgonc, who took over as chief in mid-April, began his law enforcement career with the Smyrna Police Department in 1991 and sa…
 
Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham says the city of East Point infrastructure is aging and that over 60 to 70% of the city’s infrastructure is more than 60 to 70 years old. “We are experiencing a lot of, you know, main breaks, repairs that are being needed, and we’ve been investing a little over $3 million per year through our capital investment program …
 
Work-based learning opportunities, like internships and apprenticeships, are a critical component to many career and technical education programs. They can help participants develop critical skills for in-demand careers. The abrupt shift to virtual education caused by the pandemic hit these programs especially hard. In this episode, Leigh Parise ta…
 
“The Courier” is a new film starring Benedict Cumberbatch, based on the captivating and lesser-known true story of Greville Wynne. A British electrical engineer and salesman, Wynne became a spy recruited by the United Kingdom’s secret foreign intelligence service, formerly known as MI6. Director Dominic Cooke joined “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes …
 
Kids Video Connection is an Atlanta nonprofit that specializes in teaching video production and media literacy to local youths. This June, the organization is hosting its annual Children’s Film Festival, featuring online workshops and screenings of films made by kids. Alesia Johnson, the founder and CEO, joined “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes via Z…
 
New Upstream Journal article and podcast episode explores why current legislation does not prevent human rights abuse, what the European Union due diligence legislation will change, and what you can do at a personal level to protect human and environmental rights. Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/ca/fundraiser/charity/3573865)…
 
Gil Carvalho, MD PhD is a medical doctor, research scientist, science communicator. Dr. Carvalho trained as a medical doctor in the University of Lisbon, in his native Portugal, and later obtained a PhD in Biology from Caltech (California Institute of Technology). He has published peer-reviewed medical research spanning the fields of genetics, mole…
 
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