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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
 
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
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.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
He’s a multiple world champion pro wrestler, lead singer of Fozzy, and a New York Times best-selling author. Listen in as Chris Jericho interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal. Don’t miss his unique, engaging, weekly take on all things pop culture.
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
Author and social critic Chris Hedges hosts a weekly interview show called ‘On Contact,’ which will air “dissident voices” currently missing from the mainstream media. Hedges interviews the black sheep of the establishment, leading discussions that can’t be heard anywhere else.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Three women unraveling the mysteries of the Mueller investigation each week as alt government employee and anonymous host, AG simplifies the absurd amount of Trump Russia news and wraps it up into tasty bites for human consumption. Mueller, She Wrote is committed to reporting facts and conjecture with just the right amount of snark. Come for the news, stay for the Fantasy Indictment Draft!
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
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Under the leadership of Lisa Jackson, Apple's environment and social VP and former head of the EPA, the company is already carbon neutral within their own corporate and retail boundaries. By 2030, Apple hopes to extend carbon neutrality to their supply chain and consumers. In conversation with urbanist and spatial justice activist Liz Ogbu, Jackson…
 
Former Democratic Presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, pulls no punches when it comes to the WWE and how they treat their talent! He explains why, as a life-long wrestling fan, it’s so important for him to fight this battle, what he plans to do, and how he hopes it will change things! He also talks about his first introduction to wrestling, his fav…
 
Dolly Alderton is an author, journalist and podcaster who hosts 'The High Low' podcast. On the episode, she talks to Lara and Livvy about campaigning for gender equality (and cooked breakfasts) at her boarding school; how taste in food can make or break the attractiveness of a man; and the importance of planning a desert island dish. Table Talk is …
 
From our fav Gnostic books to reincarnation to who REALLY runs the world we got some deep and awesome questions from our audience and we tackle them in this latest Q & A special, don’t forget to send in your questions for future installments!!!! [https://ia601503.us.archive.org/17/items/talk-gnosis-q-a-special-5-we-answer-your-questions-about-gnost…
 
Author, lawyer, and poet Dwayne Betts talks about his time in prison and the power of reading with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Betts is the founder of the Million Book Project, which aims to put a small library of great books in 1,000 U.S. prisons. Betts discusses his plans for the project and how reading helped him transform himself.…
 
Matt and Brandon discuss Hashicorp’s recent product announcements and Twilio buying Segment. Plus, Matt gives his thoughts on the new iPhone 12 mini. The Rundown New iPhones… iPhone SE vs. iPhone 12 mini Boundary by HashiCorp Waypoint by HashiCorp Twilio buys Segment and employees share in success Companies with Extended Exercise Windows Relevant t…
 
Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes after the Taliban began an intense battle to take over the city of Lashkargah in southern Afghanistan. The fighting comes at a time when the Trump administration is negotiating a peace agreement with the militant group to withdraw US troops. And, China, Russia and Cuba all won seats on the UN…
 
Top pollster now predicting a Trump reelection victory and many fear riots will follow. Latest polls and early voting just keep improving for Trump and all of this doesn't factor in the 10% of people to scared to admit they are voting for Trump. Joe Biden may be heading for a major defeat by Donald trump and his campaign has already warned the poll…
 
The gruesome murder of a history teacher in France has sparked intense criticism of social media companies over the role they played in motivating the killer and inciting the murder. And, according to a new study by the University of Cambridge, millennials around the world are currently less satisfied with democracy and more disillusioned than at a…
 
The latest on vaccine trials, and who would get a vaccine first. Why personal protective equipment such as the N95 mask is still so scarce. And introducing the mute button to the presidential debate. Read more: As coronavirus cases climb in nearly every state, drug companies are developing prospective vaccines at unprecedented speed. Science report…
 
A mosque has been ordered shut and a pro-Hamas group disolved.It follows dozens of raids on muslims and organisations suspected of inciting hatred.The campaign comes after the stabbing and decapitation of a teacher by a Moscow-born Chechen refugee, who was later shot dead by police.Samuel Paty had discussed cartoons of Prophet Mohammed in a class o…
 
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers warned Tuesday that the state's "economy is going to tank" if COVID-19 cases continue to surge. There were 1,192 coronavirus patients hospitalized across the state on Tuesday, a record high. We hear from Dr. Nasia Safdar in Madison. Also, unscrupulous investors are preying on Black homeowners in gentrifying Atlanta. As Ste…
 
Voters in 32 states will decide on ballot measures in this election. They include recreational marijuana legalization, election reform, tax policy and flag design. We talk about what's on the ballot this year with Josh Altic of Ballotpedia. And, researchers in Pennsylvania recently saw a rose-breasted grosbeak that was male on one side and female o…
 
In this week's books podcast, Sam is joined by the irrepressible Gyles Brandreth - whose latest book is the fruit of a lifelong love of the theatre. The Oxford Book of Theatrical Anecdotes is a doorstopping compendium of missed cues, bitchy put-downs and drunken mishaps involving everyone from Donald Wolfit to Donald Sinden. Gyles explains how he a…
 
More than 33 million Americans have already voted as of Tuesday — roughly 70% of total 2016 early voting. On Monday, the Supreme Court denied a request by Pennsylvania Republicans to shorten the deadlines for mail-in ballots in the state. We’ll get the national picture on voting from NPR’s Miles Parks and hear how voting systems are handling the re…
 
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have invested a significant amount of time and money trying to avoid the mistakes made during the 2016 election. A test of those new policies came last week, when The New York Post published a story that contained supposedly incriminating documents and pictures taken from the laptop of Hunter Biden. The provenance and …
 
Facing a pandemic-induced plunge in ridership and ticket sales, Caltrain is asking voters in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties for a lifeline this November. If approved by a two-thirds majority, Measure RR would impose a one-eighth cent sales tax increase to fund Caltrain’s operations, maintenance and capital projects. Caltrain says…
 
Advocates of expanding rent control in California are back with this year with Proposition 21 two years after voters turned down a similar ballot measure. Prop. 21 would allow cities to put limits on how much landlords can annually increase rents. The measure would also allow cities to include single-family homes under control provisions, which are…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters: Declassified host Michael Morell interviews Kristin Wood, career analyst and manager of analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. Wood looks back at the time she spent as Scooter Libby's briefer and Vice President Cheney's backup briefer. Both roles she played during the time of the 9/11 attacks. Post 9/11…
 
Chris discusses the latest standings of Joe Biden and Donald Trump two weeks before the 2020 election with Van Jones, Rick Santorum, and “The Wizard of Odds” Harry Enten. Then, Donie O'Sullivan joins Chris to talk about instances of voter intimidation reported in Florida. Chris wraps up the show with the wife of a New Jersey police officer that die…
 
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in negotiations in hopes of reaching an agreement on a major relief package that could pass before Election Day. Meanwhile, Senate Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have continued to cast doubt that a pre-Election Day deal will be reached. Senate Minor…
 
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the moderator will be able to mute microphones in the next debate. Will President Trump use this to his advantage, or will the moderator mute him as soon as he brings up the Hunter Biden laptop? There are new papers that appear to show Hunter Biden's signature on the computer repair bill. What d…
 
Craig Parshall, Civil liberties attorney who serves as Senior Advisor on Internet Policy at the American Principles Project and is also Special Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice. Craig has testified frequently before committees of the House and Senate on constitutional issues as well as before the F.C.C. on communication matters a…
 
The UK government announced today that it is funding the first stage of a human challenge trial for a coronavirus vaccine. And, an international mystery that seems to be ripped from a Cold War spy novel: US diplomats coming down with mysterious brain ailments while posted overseas. But in 2018, this was a reality for dozens of diplomats and spies p…
 
Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss the media’s ignoring of the Hunter Biden laptop story, the tight presidential race, and the PA voting rules court case. Editors’ picks: • Rich: David Harsanyi’s post “Someone Else’s Life Is Passing before Biden’s Eyes • Charlie: KDW’s piece “Jeffery Toobin and Our Public-Hate Ritual” • MBD: J…
 
The Senate seats in danger of flipping parties this election. Facebook and Twitters attempt to tackle disinformation ahead of the election. And a Black man speaks out after his image was used for fake pro-Trump Twitter accounts. Read more: Will the Senate flip parties? Reporter Paul Kane explains the Republican seats to watch this election, and the…
 
'New York Times Magazine' writer Emily Bazelon talks about how the lies and conspiracy theories sweeping through American media are leading some scholars to question our faith in free speech and in minimal government regulation of speech. Bazelon says false content moves through the Internet unchecked — undermining the political process along the w…
 
Biden enters PA with a smaller lead than Hillary did in the polling average. While Democrats have a huge lead in early voting in PA they are underperforming in many key battleground states. This combined with Trump's voter registration advantage suggests Democrats are on track for 2016 round two and they know it. Democrats are getting worried that …
 
Rents are continuing to fall in some of the most expensive cities in the U.S., including San Francisco, New York, Boston, Seattle and Washington, D.C. Roben Farzad, host of Public Radio's Full Disclosure, discusses the market for renters. Also, we speak with Tara Raghuveer, director of KC Tenants, and Gabrielle Diamond, who is facing the possibilit…
 
As the presidential election in the United States looms, we take a look at the impact that President Trump's 'America First' policy has had on US commitments in Africa.Citizens in Nigeria's most populous city are ordered to stay indoor as the country imposes a 24-hour curfew in Lagos. We gather the mood of protesters and their requests.Why are so m…
 
As many as 150 million votes are expected to be cast in this year's U-S presidential election.But the votes that really count will belong to just 538 people: the presidential electors. That's who voters are really choosing when they tick a box for Donald Trump or Joe Biden. It's a system that's unique - and often confusing for outsiders.Is the inst…
 
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