Best Public Broadcasting Podcasts (2021)
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It’s the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. A march of chainsaws clear-cuts the country’s last available ancient forests. Protesters bury themselves in front of bulldozers and spend months sitting in the tallest trees in the world. And at the center, the northern spotted owl becomes the most controversial bird in the country. The "Timber Wars" podcast tells the story of how this conflict reshaped the Northwest and the nation as a whole, and transformed the way we see—and fight over—the natural ...
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
The political game in Georgia is more dynamic than ever. From local elected officials to state and federal government, we're facing complicated issues. On "Political Rewind" we take the time to break down these issues, speaking directly to the decision makers. We not only get you caught up on the week that was in state politics, but we look ahead so that you will stay informed.
 
Stories of things that happened in North Dakota and vicinity. Sitting Bull to Phil Jackson, cattle to prairie dogs, knoefla to lefse. In partnership with the Historical Society of North Dakota, and funded by the North Dakota Humanities Council, a nonprofit, independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily reflect those of the North Dakota Humanities Council or the National ...
 
Plains Folk is a commentary devoted to life on the great plains of North Dakota. Written by Tom Isern of West Fargo, North Dakota, and read in newspapers across the region for years, Plains Folk venerates fall suppers and barn dances and reminds us that "more important to our thoughts than lines on a map are the essential characteristics of the region — the things that tell what the plains are, not just where they are."
 
Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and Sinhala-speaking Australians. - ඕස්ට්‍රේලියාවේ ජීවිතයට ඔබව සම්බන්ධ කරන ස්වාධීන ප්‍රවෘත්ති සහ කථා ඔබගේ භාෂාවෙන් සිංහල
 
Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and Gujarati-speaking Australians. - ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયા અને ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયામાં વસતા ગુજરાતીઓ સાથે આપને જોડતા તટસ્થ અને વિશ્વાસપાત્ર સમાચાર અને અહેવાલ
 
Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and Hindi-speaking Australians. - निष्पक्ष समाचारों और कहानियों के जरिए जुड़िये ऑस्ट्रेलियाई जीवन और हिंदी-भाषी ऑस्ट्रेलियाइयों से‌
 
New Dimensions is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics. Activism, art, education, science, psychology, philosophy, health, spirituality, global transformation, cross-cultural traditions, the interconnectedness of all life … All these and more are featured in this award-winning one-hour interview program that has been broadcast on public radio since 1973. For more information and over a thousand hours of downl ...
 
Activism, art, education, science, psychology, philosophy, health, spirituality… All these and more are featured in this lively, short (10-20 minute) companion to the diverse, award-winning one-hour New Dimensions program that has been broadcast on public radio since 1973. For more information and over a thousand hours of downloadable programs visit newdimensions.org.
 
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More than 150 million Americans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and that’s great. But that huge number masks some series disparities in this country, to say nothing of the rest of the world. On today’s show, we’ll talk a bit about virus variants and lasting effects in India and Brazil. Later, we’ll check in on President Joe Biden’s infrastru…
 
今年是澳大利亚艺术届“奥斯卡”阿奇博肖像画奖100周年,也是这个奖项首次实现入围画家的性别平等。三名华裔画家入围了阿奇博奖。其中华裔画家陈军今年已经连续第五次入围阿奇博奖。这也是他的第九次入围。
 
The economy is growing, with GDP up 6.4% in the first quarter. But that’s cold comfort to the unemployed. The Labor Department says first-time jobless claims are still much higher than pre-pandemic levels. We look into what’s going on and sift through some of the more confusing facts. We also examine the concept of the four-day workweek, the challe…
 
Jennifer Welsh, Roland Paris, and Martin Regg Cohn discuss lessons learned from the last 15 years when democracies began a downward slide across the globe. This episode concludes The Democracy Agenda, TVO's joint series with the Toronto Star. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By TVO | Steve Paikin
 
How do you bounce back from getting scammed? Become a scammer yourself, obviously. The inside story of a young man’s transformation into an online scammer — and the lengths he goes to for money when no one is looking. To keep up with us in the off-season, subscribe to our newsletter! Each Friday you’ll get a note from Reema, a story from a listener…
 
Lake Van, an interior saltwater lake in eastern Turkey, has become one of the most dangerous passages for asylum-seekers from Afghanistan. One of its deadliest wrecks in modern history occurred on June 26 last year, when 61 asylum-seekers aboard a fishing boat died after their boat capsized. Only the smuggler survived, by swimming to shore. Related…
 
Thursday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden has laid out his strategy for combatting spiraling gun violence in cities across the country, including Atlanta. He’s called for cities to tailor their own plans for using $350 billion from the federal COVID Relief Fund to fight violent crime. Biden’s proposal marks a change by Democrats away from c…
 
Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of the Economist magazine, explains. Plus, we break down what’s driving GDP growth in the U.S. (Hint: It’s not the red-hot housing market.) And, a Supreme Court ruling in favor of California fruit farmers arguing that unions organizing on their property was an unconstitutional invasion. It opens the door to oth…
 
There are multiple reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will extend the moratorium on evictions through July. Plus, Buckingham Palace has released its annual report on public funding of the British monarchy with the statement it needs to do better in recruiting more people of color for its staff. And, an argument in defense o…
 
From the BBC World Service: Beijing is challenging tariffs that Australian authorities imposed two years ago on steel products. Last week, Australia challenged tariffs of over 200% that China imposed on Australian wine exports last November. Plus, thousands of people in Hong Kong wait in line for hours to buy the final edition of Apple Daily, the p…
 
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 …
 
This is part 3 of the story of Cavalier County State’s Attorney Gudmundur Grimson, who in 1922 prosecuted a case involving a Munich, North Dakota boy who had been flogged to death in a Florida forced-labor camp. Labor supervisor Walther Higgenbotham had done the whipping, and after Grimson’s initial efforts to get him charged failed, Grimson turned…
 
Abanye Australia batari bake ntibaha agaciro urwete rujanye no gutatura ivyoshika inyuma yo kwitaba Imana bibaza yuko badafise ubutunzi bukenewe canke bukwiye. Ariko abahinga bahanura yuko ukwiye gutangura kuvyiyumvira mu gihe wakuze. Ushobora kuronka ubufasha mu vy'amategeko ariko har'ivyo ukwiye kwitararika cane cane.…
 
Members of the Australian Hazara community say they hold grave concerns over the situation of Hazara refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia. - اعضای جامعه هزاره‌های آسترالیا با ابراز «نگرانی عمیق» شان نسبت به وضعیت پناهندگان و پناهجویان هزاره در اندونیزیا و یونان، از سازمان ملل و کشورهای پناهنده‌پذیر می‌خواهند روند اسکان آن‌ها را تسریع کنند.…
 
ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયામાં સૌથી વધુ વાર્ષિક સરેરાશ આવક મેળવતા વ્યવસાયોમાં 394,303 ડોલરની આવક સાથે સર્જન ટોચના ક્રમે, ટોપ-10 વ્યવસાયોમાંથી 5 વ્યવસાયો આરોગ્ય ક્ષેત્ર સાથે સંકળાયેલા.
 
Jagath J Edirisinghe, a lyrist of the ‘Minigan Dala ‘ teledrama in Sri Lanka speaks to SBS Sinhala Radio - SBS සිංහල ගුවන්විදුලියේ 'මගේ ගීතය' මාසික වැඩසටහනේ මෙවර කතාබහ ඕස්ට්‍රේලියාවේ මෙල්බර්න් නුවරින් බිහිවුණු තවත් අපුර්වතම ගී සංකල්පනාවක් පිළිබඳවයි. ජගත් ජේ එදිරිසිංහ විසින් රචිත එම ගීතය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ජනප්‍රිය ටෙලිනාට්‍යක් වන 'මිනිගංදෑල' ටෙලිනාට්‍යයේ…
 
This month's SBS Sinhalese cinema segment analysed “Drishyam 2" Malayalam Movie. - SBS සිංහල ගුවන් විදුලියේ මාසික සිනමා විශේෂාංගය වන "නුදුටු සිනමාවෙන්" මෙවර 2021 වසරේ ජනප්‍රියම මලයාලම් චිත්‍රපටය “Drishyam 2” චිත්‍රපටය පිළිබඳ විමසා බැලීමක්.
 
Listen to the latest news from Australia, Sri Lanka, across the globe and the latest news from sports world on SBS Sinhala radio news bulletin – Thursday 24 June 2021. - සවන්දෙන්න, ඕස්ට්‍රේලියාවේ සහ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අලුත්ම පුවත්, විදෙස් තොරතුරු සහ ක්‍රීඩා පුවත් රැගත් SBS සිංහල සේවයේ 2021 ජුනි මස 24 වන බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා වැඩසටහනේ ප්‍රවෘත්ති ප්‍රකාශයට…
 
SBS Sinhala feature on Coronavirus restrictions will be eased further in Victoria and the latest Covid-19 updates and restrictions in NSW. - සිඩ්නි නුවර යළි හිස ඔසවා ඇති කොරෝනා තත්ත්වයේ නවතම තොරතුරු සහ වික්ටෝරියානු ප්‍රාන්තයේ කොරෝනා නීති තවදුරටත් ලිහිල් කිරීම පිළිබඳ තොරතුරු රැගත් ජුනි 24 වන දා බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා ප්‍රචාරය වූ SBS සිංහල සේවයේ කාලීන තොරතුර…
 
We have a good, old-fashioned “I’ve Always Wondered” kinda listener question today: Why is the doctor’s office seemingly the only place in American life you need to fax documents to? We’ll talk about why health records are so slow to digitize and the impact it can have on care. Plus more of your questions about gerrymandering and the Federal Reserv…
 
Last week, Hamilton city council voted in favour of moving forward on a $3.4 billion offer from the federal and provincial governments for a light-rail transit system. But many are still unconvinced the city either needs or can afford to operate this system. To discuss this, we welcome Hamilton city councillors Judi Partridge and Maureen Wilson; an…
 
The FAA’s $8 billion in grants is designed to help airports recover from the lingering effects of the pandemic. Will it? Also, we talk about heading back to the theaters as summer movie season gets underway, prognostications about GDP growth and how even house flippers are being priced out of the market.…
 
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