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Best Prx podcasts we could find (updated July 2020)
Best Prx podcasts we could find
Updated July 2020
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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms ar ...
 
Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Scene on Radio is a Peabody-nominated podcast that dives deeply into issues central to American society, exploring who we were and who we are. Recent many-part series include Seeing White, looking at the roots and meaning of white supremacy, and *MEN, *exploring the past and present of sexism and patriarchy. Produced and hosted by John Biewen, Scene on Radio comes from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS) and is distributed by PRX.
 
Even if you don’t use, marijuana is changing the world around you in surprising ways. On Something is a podcast from Colorado Public Radio and PRX about how life has changed in the aftermath of marijuana legalization efforts across the United States. Join journalist Ann Marie Awad as she explores the personal stories behind the political, legal and cultural effects of legalization.
 
Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.
 
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
 
An award-winning, original, investigative series made by the team behind the acclaimed PBS documentary show, FRONTLINE. From the long and deadly arm of 9/11, to a police shooting in West Virginia with a startling twist, to what life is really like for children living in a Kenyan refugee camp, each episode follows a different reporter through an investigation that sometimes is years in the making. The FRONTLINE Dispatch – because some stories are meant to be heard. Produced at FRONTLINE’s hea ...
 
Every Friday, Amy Walter brings you the trends in politics long before the national media picks up on them. Known as one of the smartest and most trusted journalists in Washington, D.C., Amy Walter is respected by politicians and pundits on all sides of the aisle. You may know Amy her from her work with Cook Political Report and the PBS NewsHour where she looks beyond the breaking news headlines for a deeper understanding of how Washington works, who's pulling the levers of power, and how it ...
 
Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
Desert Oracle Radio is a weekly road trip through the weird American desert from the publisher of Desert Oracle, the pocket-sized field guide published in Joshua Tree, California. Hear tales of mysterious lights, missing tourists, lost mines, venomous creatures, weird history and weirder people. Hosted by editor Ken Layne and featuring a cast of intriguing mystics, oddballs, scientists and artists, Desert Oracle Radio is your soundtrack for a desert night. The program is broadcast on Friday ...
 
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
We’ve entered a new era. The creation and collection of information play an ever-increasing — yet often hidden — role in our lives. Algorithms filter all sorts of experiences, from the mundane to the monumental. The fuel that powers and curates these experiences is…data. Data are the new oil; whoever controls data has power. Is this making things better? Worse? Raw Data is a show about how information becomes power. What are the implications for all of us, now that mountains of data are more ...
 
Adult ISH is a first of its kind, culture and advice podcast produced by those who are almost adults. #Adulting “experts” Nyge Turner (Oakland) and Merk Nguyen (Brooklyn), both 22, get off topic with your favorite artists and tastemakers while diving into subjects ranging from pot to hip-hop to politics and everything fire in between. Also hear bits of wisdom and cautionary tales from OG adults who've more or less figured out their adult S**T. Adult ISH is a production of YR Media and brough ...
 
Southern Hip-Hop: Explored. Explained. Exalted. Music journalist Christina Lee and hip-hop scholar Dr. Regina N. Bradley delve into passionate explorations and paradigm-shifting critiques of the culture that they love, and its undeniable impact on the world that clearly loves it. We make Bottom of the Map for all the ratchet intellectuals of the world. You know who you are. And we see you, because we are you. From Southern hip-hop’s connections to self-care, civil rights, marching bands, fai ...
 
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While the US struggles to contain its first surge of COVID-19, Melbourne, home to nearly 5 million Australians, is on its second lockdown. And, Canada’s ethics commissioner is looking into allegations that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s conflict of interest law over his ties to a children’s charity. Also, over the course of th…
 
Lately, President Donald Trump’s speeches and tweets have become more pointed and divisive as he attempts to appeal to members of his base. There are four crucial months until election day and the president is spending them emphasizing racial divisions and defending symbols of white supremacy. The move is at odds with a cultural moment of awareness…
 
Lately, President Donald Trump’s speeches and tweets have become more pointed and divisive as he attempts to appeal to members of his base. There are four crucial months until election day and the president is spending them emphasizing racial divisions and defending symbols of white supremacy. The move is at odds with a cultural moment of awareness…
 
When legendary astrologer Walter Mercado died last year, it marked a loss for the millions of people who counted on him to deliver hope-filled horoscopes in extravagant style. Mercado was Puerto Rican, and many Latinos around the world grew up watching him on their television screens. In the two years before Mercado’s death, co-directors Cristina C…
 
The US Supreme Court weighed in Thursday on the question of presidential power. The justices decided 7-2 that President Donald Trump cannot block the release of his financial records to prosecutors in New York. And, Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics is under fire for polluting waters near its factory in Louisiana. Also, the Fuji-Q Highland amuseme…
 
In the midst of a nationwide push for racial justice, public media is having a reckoning of its own. Across the country, journalists and staff are speaking out at public radio stations about failed attempts at diversifying newsrooms and troubling stories of racism in the workplace going back decades and stretching into the present day. At WNYC, whi…
 
Yesterday, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to birth control access in the U.S. In a 7-2 decision, the court upheld a Trump administration regulation allowing employers to deny contraceptive coverage to workers based on religious or moral grounds, under the Affordable Care Act. This comes just one week after the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana …
 
It’s still unclear if there’s any truth to the allegations that Russia paid bounties to Taliban troops to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan. Some American intelligence officials reached the conclusion Russia did so. But the White House says there's no consensus within the intelligence community around the claims. Meanwhile, Moscow has categoric…
 
From Southeast Asia to the United States, activists have called attention in recent years to the harmful impact of chemical companies such as Formosa Plastics Corporation, a Taiwanese petrochemical company that operates throughout the world, including the US. Anne Rolfes is one of two Louisiana environmental activists who now face criminal charges …
 
From Southeast Asia to the United States, activists have called attention in recent years to the harmful impact of chemical companies such as Formosa Plastics Corporation, a Taiwanese petrochemical company that operates throughout the world, including the US. Anne Rolfes is one of two Louisiana environmental activists who now face criminal charges …
 
Are we in the middle of a new Cold War — or have we rewritten the game? With old nuclear arms treaties expiring and no new ones being signed, are we adapting to the times — or playing with fire? In episode four of the third season of "Things That Go Boom," our partner podcast from PRX, host Laicie Heeley looks at the past and present of civil defen…
 
Some people might find it naïve to talk about poetry as a climate solution, but the arts represent one of the more powerful ways that people transform deeply held worldviews and beliefs about the natural world, according to Julia Bentz, who runs the project Art for Adaptation, which looks at the relationship between the arts and climate change. “Th…
 
The world is waiting for a coronavirus vaccine, and President Trump has been promising a vaccine will be ready by the end of this year or early next. In May, the Trump Administration launched “Operation Warp Speed,” a partnership of government agencies and drug companies that are trying to develop a vaccine and start clinical trials as soon as poss…
 
Reckoning with Race in Public Media In the midst of a nationwide push for racial justice, public media is having a reckoning of its own. What Does the Latest SCOTUS Decision Mean for Birth Control Access? In a 7-2 decision, the court upheld a Trump administration regulation allowing employers to deny contraceptive coverage to workers based on relig…
 
In a 7-to-2 ruling, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. has the authority to pursue the President Trump's personal and business financial records. Zoe Tillman, a Buzzfeed News reporter covering courts, justice, and the intersection of law and politics, joined the show to discuss. Check out our o…
 
With the fall semester approaching, colleges and universities across the U.S. are grappling with when and how to reopen in the upcoming school year, especially as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of slowing. On Monday, for example, some big names like Princeton, Rutgers, and Harvard announced their classes would be largely online this fall, …
 
The Coronavirus continues to spread all across the country, but that doesn’t seem to be holding Major League Baseball back from pushing towards their mutated 2020 season. They are down to 60 games from the normal 162, with all sorts of new rules and conditions. But not everyone is ready to play ball. Stars in the game like Sean Doolittle, who is a …
 
US colleges are bracing to lose many foreign students this fall after US Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued new guidelines that require international students in online-only courses to transfer schools or leave the country altogether. And the UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has warned that its name and logo are being illegally emblazoned on fal…
 
Monday brought disappointing news for Harvard University sophomore Noah Furlonge-Walker. Due to the coronavirus, all of the university’s undergraduate classes will be held online this fall, and fewer than half of students will be allowed on campus. The same day, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that international students like Furlo…
 
Four men on motorcycles arrived outside of 47-year-old Husham al-Hashimi’s house in darkness on Monday. When Hashimi, a prominent security expert in Iraq, pulled up in his car, one of the men approached the vehicle and started shooting. Then, the gunman ran back to his motorcycle and the group sped off. Related: Before coronavirus, young Iraqis hel…
 
For American universities, catering to international students is big business. Each year, more than 1 million come here to study. About a third are from China. But come fall, many may be absent. This week, the Trump administration announced that international students would not be allowed to enter or remain in the US if their colleges and universit…
 
For American universities, catering to international students is big business. Each year, more than 1 million come here to study. About a third are from China. But come fall, many may be absent. This week, the Trump administration announced that international students would not be allowed to enter or remain in the US if their colleges and universit…
 
The national conversation around racial justice is calling for police accountability throughout the U.S. Now a new investigation highlights questions of accountability in another branch of the criminal justice system: the courts. Across the country, thousands of judges have track records of unethical or illegal behavior while on the bench. Yet the …
 
EPA has given biotech company Oxitec the go-ahead to test the effectiveness of genetically modified mosquitoes in parts of Florida and Texas, generating environmental safety concerns. Also, a federal appellate court recently found EPA did not adequately consider risks and problems when it approved the herbicide Dicamba for new uses. That approval h…
 
Curse the USA and America will strike you up. That’s what happened to the Man Without a Country. They stuffed him in a hot air balloon and sentenced him to ride sea to shining sea for the rest of his days. I made my own version of Edward Everett Hale’s classic tale back in the early aughts. It was one of the first long form audio fiction pieces I e…
 
The coronavirus pandemic and the protests for racial equality are forcing many of us to reassess the role technology and surveillance play in our lives. We’ve been talking about all of this on the show, from contract tracing, to Facebook ad boycotts, and facial recognition technology. Shoshana Zuboff, author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: …
 
What Will COVID-19 Mean for Higher Education in the Fall? Colleges and universities across the U.S. are grappling with when and how to reopen in the upcoming school year, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Judges Around the Country Have Troubling Records, Yet They Still Serve on the Bench A new Reuters investigation looks at the lack of account…
 
One night halfway through a graveyard shift at the hospital, orderly John Moon watched as two young men burst through the doors. They were working desperately to save a dying patient. Maybe today he wouldn’t bat an eye at this scene, but in 1970 nothing about it made sense. The two men weren’t doctors, and they weren’t nurses. And their strange uni…
 
One night halfway through a graveyard shift at the hospital, orderly John Moon watched as two young men burst through the doors. They were working desperately to save a dying patient. Maybe today he wouldn’t bat an eye at this scene, but in 1970 nothing about it made sense. The two men weren’t doctors, and they weren’t nurses. And their strange uni…
 
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