Best Public podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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The London School of Economics and Political Science public events podcast series is a platform for thought, ideas and lively debate where you can hear from some of the world's leading thinkers. Listen to more than 200 new episodes every year.
 
A great start to shaking off public speaking jitters, socializing and mastering the art of small talk. The principles of public speaking written by Dale Carnegie decades ago in this book are timeless. They are just as effective in working a crowd in today’s society as they were back then. He delves into ways of commanding and charming an audience with the right energy, tone of voice, pitch, pronunciation and vocabulary. Armed with the principles highlighted in this book, you can do more than ...
 
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This American Life
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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.
 
“Extra Credit,” S&P Global Ratings’ U.S. public finance podcast, delivers a mobile overview of trends, rating actions, and credit commentary on the week's most pressing municipal market issues.
 
Join hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan for a smart local conversation with leaders and thinkers shaping Boston and New England. We feature our favorite conversation from each show. To hear the full show, please visit wgbhnews.org/bpr To share your opinion, email bpr@wgbh.org or call 877-301-8970 during the live broadcast from 11AM-2PM.
 
The University of Bath podcasts are a series of public lectures available to download for free.Enhance your understanding of subjects ranging from how babies develop to the workings of the universe. Learn from academics and business and industry experts.The University of Bath is a leading UK insitution. We offer a distinctive blend of research-led teaching, an outstanding graduate employment record and personal development opportunties.
 
A podcast for people who are curious about the world and themselves. Hosted by the Director of CIIS Public Programs, Britta Conroy-Randall, and featuring conversations and lectures presented by California Institute of Integral Studies Public Programs. Listen to a diverse array of world renowned scholars, leaders, authors, artists, and thinkers who all explore new perspectives about ourselves and our society.
 
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The Splendid Table
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American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.
 
The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.
 
Hacker Public Radio is an podcast that releases shows every weekday Monday through Friday. Our shows are produced by the community (you) and can be on any topic that are of interest to hackers and hobbyists.
 
Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy
 
Lectures on international law issues by eminent scholars, practitioners and judges of national and international courts. The lecture series is brought to you by the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and is supported by the British Branch of the International Law Association and Oxford University Press. Further details of this series can be found on the Public International Law at Oxford website. .
 
The best variety in News, Sports, Esoteric talk online and over the airwaves on Earth. The new learning channel UPRNtalkradio.com
 
Montana news, with updates on politics and elections, wildfires and air quality, heath care, wildlife, public lands and more, from Montana Public Radio.
 
Hacker Public Radio is an podcast that releases shows every weekday Monday through Friday. Our shows are produced by the community (you) and can be on any topic that are of interest to hackers and hobbyists.
 
Toons so cheap, they're free!
 
This is the audio version of the Beyond Social Media Show, a weekly video podcast broadcast live every week on YouTube. Co-Hosts B.L. Ochman and David Erickson address all aspects of content, social media, advertising, marketing, public relations and media in an irreverent, fast-paced style. The Beyond Social Media Show addresses the following topics: * Worst marketing stories of the week * Best marketing stories of the week * Shiny new tools * The Daily Numbers Each episode is 30-45 minutes ...
 
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Public Official A
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Remember when the governor of Illinois supposedly tried to sell President Obama’s Senate seat? Or, how the same ex-governor got a “You’re fired” from Donald Trump on 'The Celebrity Apprentice'? New from WBEZ Chicago, 'Public Official A' uncovers the rise and fall of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. How he did whatever it took to reach the top. The trail of destruction left in his wake. And how the complexities, charisma, and tragic flaws of this public official resonate today.
 
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the memory palace
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Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. Host Kai Ryssdal and our team of reporters bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. Airing each weekday evening on your local public radio station or on-demand anytime, Marketplace is your liaison between economics and life. Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which a ...
 
SACPA seeks to promote a sense of community and citizenship amongst the public. It is strictly non-partisan in its political outlook and encourages the expression of divergent viewpoints. SACPA does not take sides on the issues debated at its sessions. The opinions expressed by speakers are their own and are not necessarily shared by the Board of Directors.
 
This show is produced by KNKX Public Radio in Seattle/Tacoma Washington. Thanks for listening!
 
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Fresh Air
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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Our website archive features audio of our recent programs, as well as selected speeches from our long and distinguished history. This podcas ...
 
Mountain Stage Podcast
 
ALOUD is the Library Foundation of Los Angeles' award-winning literary series of live conversations, readings and performances at the historic Central Library and locations throughout Los Angeles.
 
From the Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville/Vernon Hills, Illinois. Librarians sharing book recommendations, author interviews, local history stories, and more! Hosted by Nate Gass & Lindsay Barber-Peddycoart.
 
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Our website archive features audio of our recent programs, as well as selected speeches from our long and distinguished history. This podcas ...
 
The Everett Public Library produces review podcasts of movies (The Treatment) , books (The Lone Reader), and music (Mr. Neutron's Record Closet.) We also produce historical podcast series, such as "Everett Voices" and "Smokestack Soundbites." All are produced under Creative Commons licenses with Attribution and Sharealike provisions.
 
Perimeter Public Lectures
 
Montana news, with updates on politics and elections, wildfires and air quality, heath care, wildlife, public lands and more, from Montana Public Radio.
 
Connecticut's Public Media Source for News and Ideas
 
You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.
 
The best variety in News, Sports, Esoteric talk online and over the airwaves on Earth. The new learning channel UPRNtalkradio.com
 
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Public Interest Podcast consists of conversations with politicians, activists, advocates, and others who seek to improve the world.
 
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Soundcheck
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Live performances and conversations in which artists talk about their work, their process, and themselves. Genre-blind but open-eared. Hosted by John Schaefer.
 
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BackStory
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BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities.There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histor ...
 
Hunt Talk Radio, Randy Newberg Unfiltered is a podcast covering hunting politics, public lands, and conservation topics; even a few things you didn’t need to know. The best hunters you’ve never heard of join Randy to answer questions from the Hunt Talk web forum, share ideas, reveal tactics, and give perspectives unique to public land hunting.
 
This novel introduces the characters Mike Jackson and Psmith, who are featured in several of Wodehouse’s later works. It shows how the two characters first met each other as teenagers at boarding school. As Psmith doesn’t appear until about halfway through this book, it was later released as two separate books, Mike at Wrykyn and Mike and Psmith. There’s lots of cricket, but you don’t need to understand the game to enjoy the antics of these public school boys as they "rag" each other and the ...
 
Get relevant news and advice about public relations, corporate communications, social media and marketing each month from Arik Hanson and Kevin Hunt. Arik is a solo marketing and communications consultant in Minneapolis/St. Paul and Kevin leads corporate communications content and channels at General Mills.
 
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The Public Sphere
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A weekly discussion from the editors of Contrivers' Review. Cover Art: This photograph is part of the Fonds André Cros, preserved by the city archives of Toulouse and released under CC BY-SA 4.0 license by the deliberation n°27.3 of June 23rd, 2017 of the Town Council of the City of Toulouse.
 
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This is my first time doing this sort of thing, so I’m sorry if it’s not very good. https://github.com/cjdelisle/cjdns/ https://yggdrasil-network.github.io/By starbounder1024.nospam@nospam.gmail.com (aldenp).
 
This is my first time doing this sort of thing, so I’m sorry if it’s not very good. https://github.com/cjdelisle/cjdns/ https://yggdrasil-network.github.io/By starbounder1024.nospam@nospam.gmail.com (aldenp).
 
SPEAKERS John Hope Bryant Founder and CEO, Operation Hope; Chairman, President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability; Author, The Memo: Five Rules for Your Economic Liberation Nandita Bakhshi President and CEO, Bank of the West—Moderator This program was originally recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of Cali ...…
 
SPEAKERS John Hope Bryant Founder and CEO, Operation Hope; Chairman, President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability; Author, The Memo: Five Rules for Your Economic Liberation Nandita Bakhshi President and CEO, Bank of the West—Moderator This program was originally recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of Cali ...…
 
HELENA — According to a study from the state health and human services department, more than 700 Montanans have died from an opioid overdose since 2000. “And the number one recommendation from that study was that we need to invest in treatment courts,” said Rep. Zach Brown, D-Bozeman.By morganlevey@gmail.com (mlevey).
 
HELENA — According to a study from the state health and human services department, more than 700 Montanans have died from an opioid overdose since 2000. “And the number one recommendation from that study was that we need to invest in treatment courts,” said Rep. Zach Brown, D-Bozeman.By morganlevey@gmail.com (mlevey).
 
Credit: Creative Commons Virginia was once the epicenter of the smoking industry. But now, the number of people using cigarettes in Virginia is dropping. Michael Pope reports. https://virginiapublicradio.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/vpr-smoking-study.mp3By Nick Gilmore.
 
As a teen, Heidi Schreck debated the Constitution in competitions. Later she realized it had failed to protect four generations of women in her family. "I believed it was perfect. I believed it was a tool of justice. I did not realize as a 15-year-old girl how profoundly I had been left out of it. I didn't realize that it didn't protect me," Sc ...…
 
The full broadcast of Boston Public Radio from Wednesday, March 20th, 2019.
 
Fundraising is a huge part of running for president, but in this primary season, where candidates receive their money may be as important as how much they make. Plus: Fallout from Facebook's job discrimination settlement and the "femtech" apps that help women control their health — while collecting a lot of personal data.…
 
A federal judge moved this week to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Rhode Island’s truck-only tolling arrangement. The state’s legislature decided in 2016 to institute tolls, but just for trucks and only at certain spots on Interstate 95. Singling out trucks is a position that gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont also took while on the campaign trai ...…
 
One look at Deb Perelman’s Smitten Kitchen recipe for Salted Peanut Tart convinced me that I was in the presence of a large, circular version of my favorite candy bar. It was PayDay pie and I would bake it!By dstein@knkx.org (Dick Stein).
 
People who describe themselves as "proponents for choice in vaccines" held a press conference Tuesday at the state capitol, on pending state legislation that would mandate certain vaccines. Part of the press conference was a presentation by vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who raised concerns about the safety of one particular vaccine, Gar ...…
 
University of Montana President Seth Bodnar offered his mid-year campus update Tuesday. "I can tell you with confidence in this room – we’re going to win," Bodnar said.By edward.obrien@mtpr.org (Edward O'Brien).
 
University of Montana President Seth Bodnar offered his mid-year campus update Tuesday. "I can tell you with confidence in this room – we’re going to win," Bodnar said.By edward.obrien@mtpr.org (Edward O'Brien).
 
In 2017, the state Department of Public Health and Human Services reported that approximately 100 babies every year experience drug withdrawal in Montana. Now, in an effort to lower that number, lawmakers are considering a bill to help pregnant women with addictions.By rosecostain@live.com (Rose Costain).
 
In 2017, the state Department of Public Health and Human Services reported that approximately 100 babies every year experience drug withdrawal in Montana. Now, in an effort to lower that number, lawmakers are considering a bill to help pregnant women with addictions.By rosecostain@live.com (Rose Costain).
 
Gov. Steve Bullock announced today he is forming a Grizzly Bear Advisory Council . The goal is to spur discussion on grizzly management, conservation, and recovery across the state. Greg Lemon with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks says the new Council is a chance to rethink grizzly bear management in the face of changing populations.…
 
Gov. Steve Bullock announced today he is forming a Grizzly Bear Advisory Council . The goal is to spur discussion on grizzly management, conservation, and recovery across the state. Greg Lemon with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks says the new Council is a chance to rethink grizzly bear management in the face of changing populations.…
 
A $10.3 billion state budget cleared an initial vote in the Montana House of Representatives this afternoon, without any support from Democrats. When state lawmakers walked into the legislative session earlier this year they were in the unusual situation of having watched the last state budget, passed in 2017, collapse .…
 
A $10.3 billion state budget cleared an initial vote in the Montana House of Representatives this afternoon, without any support from Democrats. When state lawmakers walked into the legislative session earlier this year they were in the unusual situation of having watched the last state budget, passed in 2017, collapse .…
 
Although Lead/Acid batteries are old tech, the use of Calcium as an alloy metal has been a more modern development. Unfortunately many people do not realize this causes an incompatibility with older vehicles due to charging voltage. This episode discusses the use of smart chargers for long term battery maintenance.…
 
Although Lead/Acid batteries are old tech, the use of Calcium as an alloy metal has been a more modern development. Unfortunately many people do not realize this causes an incompatibility with older vehicles due to charging voltage. This episode discusses the use of smart chargers for long term battery maintenance.…
 
A new Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks initiative aims to engage kids in the public comment process through video cameras, computers, and grizzly bears .By burnhamj@mso.umt.edu (Josh Burnham).
 
A new Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks initiative aims to engage kids in the public comment process through video cameras, computers, and grizzly bears .By burnhamj@mso.umt.edu (Josh Burnham).
 
Only a small number of states have aid-in-dying or death-with-dignity laws that allow terminally ill patients to end their lives, and Connecticut supporters want that option, too. But opponents argue it could be dangerous, especially for people with disabilities.By nleonard@ctpublic.org (Nicole Leonard).
 
Proposals that would expand gaming in Connecticut are on their way to the floor of the state legislature. Lawmakers passed several bills Tuesday, ranging from legislation that would skirt federal approval to authorize the building of a casino in East Windsor , to blueprints for how sports betting could be adopted in the state.…
 
SPEAKERS John Lanchester Author, The Wall In Conversation with Michael Lewis Author, Moneyball, The Blind Side and The Fifth Risk This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 18th, 2019. **This Program Contains Explicit Language**
 
SPEAKERS John Lanchester Author, The Wall In Conversation with Michael Lewis Author, Moneyball, The Blind Side and The Fifth Risk This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 18th, 2019. **This Program Contains Explicit Language**
 
SPEAKERS Chandran Nair Founder and CEO, the Global Institute For Tomorrow; Author, The Sustainable State This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 15th, 2019.
 
SPEAKERS Chandran Nair Founder and CEO, the Global Institute For Tomorrow; Author, The Sustainable State This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 15th, 2019.
 
Primatologist Frans de Waal has spent 40 years studying the behavior and emotions of primates. He talks about how primates experience jealousy, reconciliation, and empathy — just like humans. "That's a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species." His new book is 'Mama's Last Hug.' Also, book critic Maur ...…
 
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (Credit: Creative Commons) Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu was in Richmond Tuesday. He spoke with the city’s mayor and shared some of the things he learned in his quest to remove the Confederate monuments in his city. Mallory Noe-Payne was at the event and has this report. https://virginiapublicra ...…
 
Immigration is once again in the spotlight here in Virginia, where the issue has become a dividing line between the parties. Michael Pope reports. https://virginiapublicradio.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/vpr-immigration-legislation.mp3By Nick Gilmore.
 
A proposal to add an additional 1 percent to the resort tax that nine Montana towns are allowed to levy got initial approval Monday. The 1 percent optional resort tax increase passed its first vote in the Senate 33-16. The tax would fund infrastructure projects in tourism-impacted towns.By corin.cates-carney@mtpr.org (Corin Cates-Carney).
 
A proposal to add an additional 1 percent to the resort tax that nine Montana towns are allowed to levy got initial approval Monday. The 1 percent optional resort tax increase passed its first vote in the Senate 33-16. The tax would fund infrastructure projects in tourism-impacted towns.By corin.cates-carney@mtpr.org (Corin Cates-Carney).
 
One of the big, trending topics in Olympia this year is the environment. After years of divided control, Democrats now hold the majority in both chambers of the Legislature. And environmental activists see an opportunity to pass a number of new laws. Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins shares what’s on the agenda in his weekly chat with Mornin ...…
 
The full broadcast of Boston Public Radio from Tuesday, March 19th, 3/19/19. Earlier this week, The New York Times explored the phenomenon of "snowplow parents," or parents who go out of their way to remove obstacles in their children's lives. We opened up the lines and asked our listeners: Can you relate? Anchor and reporter with NBC Sports Bo ...…
 
In the first of three episodes from Pittsburgh, PA, we talk with three women about how the ripple effects from a shared public tragedy have affected their lives. You can catch up with TTFA on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using @ttfapodcast. Nora's Instagram is @noraborealis. You can pre-order Nora's new book - No Happy Endings - from her web ...…
 
Mr. Neutron spotlights the soundtrack for the 2017 film Baby Driver, and marvels at its melding of audio and visual.
 
Even though Seattle commuters are still getting used to the viaduct replacement tunnel, transportation officials are preparing for the next step in the "Seattle Squeeze." Starting Saturday, all buses that currently use the downtown transit tunnel will move onto the surface streets.By salicea@knkx.org (Simone Alicea).
 
The International Wildlife Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 42nd annual festival happening in Missoula this April. “It’s the longest standing wildlife film festival in the country," says Carrie Richer, a festival co-producer. "It celebrates wildlife, it celebrates the environment, and it celebrates people’s relationship to wildlif ...…
 
The International Wildlife Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 42nd annual festival happening in Missoula this April. “It’s the longest standing wildlife film festival in the country," says Carrie Richer, a festival co-producer. "It celebrates wildlife, it celebrates the environment, and it celebrates people’s relationship to wildlif ...…
 
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