Best Thinkers podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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The Loud Thinkers.
Monthly
 
Blane, Bre, Tony, Adam, Zink & whoever else. We are the Loud Thinkers. A podcast about everything & anything, Bringing you random dialogue & trivial opinions in pop culture, gaming, music & whatever else interesting. Tune in weekly for new installments & follow @LoudThinkersPod & @Blane215 on social media for news on the cast.
 
A podcast focused on learning from top experts of various industries to help listeners become better designers, creatives and giant thinkers.
 
This is Creative Thinkers and Inventors Academy, an Academy where imagination and amazing things happen. The impact of the environment and knowledge on creative thinking. How to patent your creative thinking and much more... Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/creative-thinkers-and-inventors/support
 
A podcast about evolving technology, society and consciousness to create a better future for all of humanity. Hosted by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova, with guests. We talk about future societies, conscious evolution, future technology, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, decentralization, and how we will be affected by the exponential curve of progress.
 
AT THE BARRICADES is weekly podcast covering radical ideas, culture, and our absolutely fucked up yet beautiful world. We feature free thinkers, artists, authors, journalists, musicians, actors, comedians, and true rebel fighters, who all push boundaries within their given contexts. The show is hosted by Jason Yawn -- musician, activist, lead vocalist, abd guitarist of the Washington D.C. punk quartet, FREE CHILDREN OF EARTH. This site is your hub for everything having to do with AT THE BARR ...
 
the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
 
Join Andrew Turner, Ben Lamkin, and Matthew Fjordbak as they talk politics, philosophy, and a myriad of other innappropriate dinner conversations over a few drinks!
 
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Fearlessly Create
Monthly+
 
Remy, of the 'Mason & Remy Show' explores the inner workings of content creators, artists, inventors, thinkers & motivators
 
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The Muse
Monthly
 
An alternative podcast for modern thinkers. Join us for conversations on modern culture, life experiences, travel and self improvement.
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, The Federalist Radio Hour is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, David Harsanyi, and Mary Katharine Ham, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and entertainment every day of the week. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review!
 
The brightest thinkers, makers, artists and inventors give passionate takes on topics that inspire them.
 
The Read.Write.Repeat podcast was born from obsession. In its basic form, it is an obsession with storytelling. To our loved ones, it is just that, a strange quirk, nothing more. For us, it has evolved into a driving thirst that results in grandiose projects, strange discoveries, wild dreams, and the occasional hastily erected shrine. Come along as we impulsively pursue all manner of literary ecstasies and plan elaborate escapades and forays into all things reading, writing, and publishing.W ...
 
Interviewer and journalist Steve Scher holds in-depth conversations with authors, thinkers and artists about social. scientific and cultural issues. Series 2 of the podcast is supported by Town Hall Seattle.
 
Azeem Azhar, curator of Exponential View, goes deep and insightful in conversation with leading thinkers about how technology is driving exponential change in our business models, political economy and society. You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes, Google Play or wherever you go to get your podcasts.
 
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Columbia Bizcast
Monthly
 
Innovators. Leaders. Thinkers. These are the people of Columbia Business School. These are their stories. Through candid conversations, experience what makes them who they are. Hosted by Fahad Ahmed '17.
 
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Hancock Hour
Daily+
 
Hancock Hour, the video podcast featuring key thinkers and agents of change from around the world who are pushing boundaries and bringing back new ideas to make the world a better place.
 
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Radio Atlantic
Weekly
 
A weekly show hosted by Jeffrey Goldberg (Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic), Matt Thompson (Executive Editor, The Atlantic), and Alex Wagner (Co-host, CBS This Morning: Saturday; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic). We're living in historic times. Who better than a 160-year-old magazine to help you make sense of them? Each week, The Atlantic's top editors sit down with leading voices to explore what's happening in the world, how things became the way they are, and where they're going next.
 
Azeem Azhar, curator of Exponential View, goes deep and insightful in conversation with leading thinkers about how technology is driving exponential change in our business models, political economy and society. You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes, Google Play or wherever you go to get your podcasts.
 
Turning Thinkers into Believers and Believers into Thinkers
 
Renegade Thinkers Unite focuses on marketing innovators, uncovering the how, what and why behind their on-going success. Award-winning marketer, author and entrepreneur Drew Neisser keeps these conversations interesting and inspiring, wrapping up each episode with on the spot analysis and insights for big marketers and those who want to be. For more information visit RenegadeThinkersUnite.com.
 
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
 
The "Critical Thought" presents topics that will challenge you to use critical thinking as you examine the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses.As we present the facts about our personal experience with the Watchtower, Bible & Tract Society (The "Society"), we challenge individuals to use critical thinking when examining the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses, the group that follows the leadership of the Society. We encourage you to conduct research and not blindly accept everything the Society te ...
 
Challenging believers to think, and thinkers to believe.
 
Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
 
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Frontier Centre
Weekly
 
The Frontier Centre is an independent Canadian think tank that conducts research to develop effective and meaningful ideas for public policy reform.
 
Wanna poke fun at things over a nice fire? Come chatter with us! Fireside Chatter for Chilled Matters is a verbal jam session for any and all thinkers, jokers, drinkers, and smokers who enjoy riffing on life. Pick your poison and join our campfire community. Let’s tell the stories that make life funny!
 
This show discusses Urban community politics, community involvement, national & international events that shape the world we live in today and the role, We the people play in making this a better society. All told from the view point of T.D. Hollis
 
Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.
 
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
 
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The British Academy
Monthly+
 
The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future.
 
A podcast about ideas. Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Sony Award-winning radio host Geoff Lloyd talk to smart thinkers from around the world.
 
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Thinking Fellows
Weekly
 
The Thinking Fellows is a podcast that explores theology, history, and apologetics. Hosted by Caleb Keith and Drs. Rod Rosenbladt, Scott Keith, and Adam Francisco. Join these great thinkers for meaningful conversations.
 
TED is a nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading. On this video feed, you'll find TED Talks to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in high-def video and audio-only formats.
 
In the Ice Cream for Everyone podcast show host Willem van der Horst interviews interesting professionals in a variety of fields such as design, gaming, advertising, marketing, branding, strategy, or craft beer brewing.
 
A collection of unhurried conversations with world-class thinkers, founders, and scientists.
 
The Theater of Public Policy explores big ideas using improvisational comedy. We invite smart people to talk about the issues of the day and a team of improvisers brings them to life. Presented here, are the interviews from these shows.
 
TED is a nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading. On this video feed, you'll find TED Talks to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in SD video and audio-only formats.
 
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LitHouse podcast
Monthly
 
LitHouse is the English language podcast from the House of Literature (litteraturhuset) in Oslo, presenting adapted versions of lectures and conversations featuring international writers and thinkers.
 
Candid conversations about digital pop-culture, gaming, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship with some of the premiere brain-thinkers and mouth-talkers on the planet. Hosted by internet somebody Kevin Pereira.
 
How do we survive in the age of Trump? Kamau and Hari are here for you. In season 2 of Politically Re-Active, comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu navigate the dumpster fire that is the US political landscape. The hosts answer questions and separate fact from fake news with help from today’s most fascinating artists, activists, writers, journalists and political thinkers. Join Kamau and Hari as they discuss how to move forward, how to be an active part of the resis ...
 
Hosted by acclaimed journalist and health researcher Dr Ray Moynihan, The Recommended Dose tackles the big questions in health and explores the insights, evidence and ideas of extraordinary researchers, thinkers, writers and health professionals from around the globe. Produced by Cochrane Australia and co-published with the BMJ.
 
Every week Chris Hayes asks the big questions that keep him up at night. How do we make sense of this unprecedented moment in world history? Why is this (all) happening? This podcast starts to answer these questions. Writers, experts, and thinkers who are also trying to get to the bottom of them join Chris to break it all down and help him get a better night’s rest. “Why is this Happening?” is presented by MSNBC and NBCNews Think.
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary—Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed and others—discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.
 
A weekly caucus of progressive comics, activists, and thinkers hosted by Francesca Fiorentini
 
Hosted by Andy Langer, the National Podcast of Texas features weekly interviews with prominent Texas thinkers, leaders, and newsmakers.
 
TED is a nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading. On this video feed, you'll find TED Talks to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in SD video and audio-only formats.
 
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HBR IdeaCast
Weekly
 
A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management from Harvard Business Review.
 
Frank and Dan's off-the-cuff conversations focus on current events cast through the lens of their shared atheism. Episodes include a rundown of six news stories from the prior week, and the show occasionally features interviews with writers, thinkers, and leaders in the atheist community. As former Mormons, the hosts provide insight into the often misunderstood religious minority.
 
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e-flux podcast
Monthly+
 
Conversations in dialogue with e-flux journal, a monthly art publication featuring essays and contributions by some of the most engaged artists and thinkers working today. The journal is available online, in PDF format, and in print through a network of distributors.
 
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Skeptical Slavs
Rare
 
We're two Macedonian friends talking about a few subjects we're passionate about, ranging from the scientific method to fallacies and biases.This is a podcast in Macedonian that is oriented towards informing the populace to be better voters, thinkers or persons.Embark on an epic journey of enlightenment and learn some fascinating stuff every week.If you like the show, gives a like or comment on Youtube.
 
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Do you ever order clothes online in different sizes and colors, just to try them on and then send back what doesn't work? Aparna Mehta used to do this all time, until she one day asked herself: Where do all these returned clothes go? In an eye-opening talk, she reveals the unseen world of "free" online returns -- which, instead of ending up bac ...…
 
Do you ever order clothes online in different sizes and colors, just to try them on and then send back what doesn't work? Aparna Mehta used to do this all time, until she one day asked herself: Where do all these returned clothes go? In an eye-opening talk, she reveals the unseen world of "free" online returns -- which, instead of ending up bac ...…
 
Do you ever order clothes online in different sizes and colors, just to try them on and then send back what doesn't work? Aparna Mehta used to do this all time, until she one day asked herself: Where do all these returned clothes go? In an eye-opening talk, she reveals the unseen world of "free" online returns -- which, instead of ending up bac ...…
 
Multidisciplinary artist and TED Fellow Paul Rucker has developed his own style of cello; he puts chopsticks between his strings, uses the instrument as a drum and experiments with electronics like loop pedals. Moving between reflective storytelling and performance, Rucker shares his inspiration -- and definitely doesn't play the same old Bach.…
 
Multidisciplinary artist and TED Fellow Paul Rucker has developed his own style of cello; he puts chopsticks between his strings, uses the instrument as a drum and experiments with electronics like loop pedals. Moving between reflective storytelling and performance, Rucker shares his inspiration -- and definitely doesn't play the same old Bach.…
 
Multidisciplinary artist and TED Fellow Paul Rucker has developed his own style of cello; he puts chopsticks between his strings, uses the instrument as a drum and experiments with electronics like loop pedals. Moving between reflective storytelling and performance, Rucker shares his inspiration -- and definitely doesn't play the same old Bach.…
 
The Chicago-based hip-hop artist Vic Mensa not only raps about Chicago police killings of black and brown people, about apartheid in Palestine, the poisoning of the water in Flint, Michigan, but he also goes to where the silence is and speaks out. In the aftermath of the police shooting of Laquan MacDonald, Mensa was in the streets and gave voi ...…
 
Anousheh Ansari is the world's first female private space explorer and the first Iranian astronaut in space. She is the CEO of X Prize Foundation, an organisation which supports radical breakthrough solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing the humanity today. Azeem and Anousheh discuss the ways space development could help us tackle ...…
 
Anousheh Ansari is the world's first female private space explorer and the first Iranian astronaut in space. She is the CEO of X Prize Foundation, an organisation which supports radical breakthrough solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing the humanity today. Azeem and Anousheh discuss the ways space development could help us tackle ...…
 
Carroll Doherty, Director of Political Research at the Pew Research Center, joins Ben in studio to discuss polling, demographic changes, the partisan issues dividing Americans, and how families will be discussing politics over the holidays. Domenech asks Doherty what he's found when polling on religion, media representation, guns, and political ...…
 
Welcome to this British Academy podcast, from one of our Fellows.John Marenbon is Honorary Professor of Medieval Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. The subject of his talk is: ‘Why you shouldn’t read Thomas Aquinas.’
 
Have you ever watched a film or read a novel, wishing that you could change the narrative to save your favorite character? Game designer David Cage allows you do just that in his video games, where players make decisions that shape an ever-changing plot. In a talk and live demo, Cage presents a scene from his new project, letting the audience c ...…
 
Have you ever watched a film or read a novel, wishing that you could change the narrative to save your favorite character? Game designer David Cage allows you do just that in his video games, where players make decisions that shape an ever-changing plot. In a talk and live demo, Cage presents a scene from his new project, letting the audience c ...…
 
Have you ever watched a film or read a novel, wishing that you could change the narrative to save your favorite character? Game designer David Cage allows you do just that in his video games, where players make decisions that shape an ever-changing plot. In a talk and live demo, Cage presents a scene from his new project, letting the audience c ...…
 
The Thinking Fellows talk about the craft and philosophy behind translation. Christians rely on faithful, and accurate translations of the Bible, so it is essential to understand the realities of the texts we have as well as the way in which they are moved into English. The fellows also discuss their personal experiences with translating Reform ...…
 
Instagram's Eva Chen stopped by the studios to chat with Diane.
 
Our oceans are unexplored and undersampled -- today, we still know more about other planets than our own. How can we get to a better understanding of this vast, important ecosystem? Explorer Sebastien de Halleux shares how a new fleet of wind- and solar-powered drones is collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail, revealing insights into th ...…
 
Our oceans are unexplored and undersampled -- today, we still know more about other planets than our own. How can we get to a better understanding of this vast, important ecosystem? Explorer Sebastien de Halleux shares how a new fleet of wind- and solar-powered drones is collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail, revealing insights into th ...…
 
Our oceans are unexplored and undersampled -- today, we still know more about other planets than our own. How can we get to a better understanding of this vast, important ecosystem? Explorer Sebastien de Halleux shares how a new fleet of wind- and solar-powered drones is collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail, revealing insights into th ...…
 
Herminia Ibarra, a professor at the London Business School, argues that job transitions — even exciting ones that you've chosen — can come with all kinds of unexpected emotions. Going from a job that is known and helped define your identity to a new position brings all kinds of challenges. Ibarra says that it's important to recognize how these ...…
 
Wissam Kahi '04BUS and his sister Manal Kahi '15SIPA are the co-founders of Eat Offbeat. Eat Offbeat is a catering company that hires home cooks, who are refugees settled in New York City, and trains them to be chefs. The chefs cook and share cuisines from their home countries with the adventurous eaters of New York City.…
 
Death Tax by Frontier Centre
 
Listen to Rachel Maddow talk about her new podcast, what it’s like to be covering the news in this political moment, how we can use history to make sense of current events, and why are you even still reading this description – it’s Rachel and Chris! What more do you need to know! Email us at WITHpod@gmail.com Tweet using #WITHpod Read more at n ...…
 
Co-hosts David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway interview author and humor writer James Breakwell on his new book, "Bare Minimum Parenting: The Ultimate Guide to Not Quite Ruining Your Child." They discuss how to turn your child into a functional adult without the stress or pressure manufactured by helicopter parents today. As usual, stick around ...…
 
Co-hosts David Harsanyi and Mollie Hemingway interview author and humor writer James Breakwell on his new book, "Bare Minimum Parenting: The Ultimate Guide to Not Quite Ruining Your Child." They discuss how turn your child into a functional adult without the stress or pressure manufactured by helicopter parents today. As usual, stick around for ...…
 
In today's world of either broadcasting or consuming information, people seem to have forgotten how to really listen. In this episode, we explore how we have arrived at this point where we can no longer listen to other people or our environment, and how to re-learn that crucial skill. We talk about different ways of listening, frameworks we can ...…
 
On our latest podcast, a conversation with author Michael Lewis about the consequences of what he believes is a federal government awash in corruption, special interests and glaring conflicts.
 
Facebook betrays us again but we still can't quit. Like an abusive partner you keep going back to for those dank memes. Meanwhile the Israeli military somehow needs more money because occupation is expensive and Pharrell Williams is "Happy" to oblige. Plus a takedown of Amazon's HQ2, the diamond industry, and whether eating Poke is like eating ...…
 
Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can't agree -- on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground -- over family dinners, during work meetings and in ou ...…
 
Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can't agree -- on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground -- over family dinners, during work meetings and in ou ...…
 
Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can't agree -- on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground -- over family dinners, during work meetings and in ou ...…
 
Pierre Hollins is a stand-up comedian and writer. Pierre has been a comedy circuit favourite for many years, headlining clubs throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia. His first novel THE KARMA FARMERS was published last year and is available on Amazon. www.pierrehollins.com Instagram - @thekarmafarmers Twitter @pierrehollins Visit 'The ...…
 
Henry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, predicted the "revenge of the RINOS" in this year's midterm election. He joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss suburban voters, Paul Ryan, and 2020 Senate predictions.By info@podcastone.com.
 
Hello! A special episode with author and all-around thinker extraordinaire and author of multi-million selling Homo Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari. He popped by to talk to us about the ongoing war of technology vs humankind, fake news and more of the 21 lessons from the 21st Century —-his new book. This includes the virtues of 60-day uninterrupted ...…
 
A guest episode with southern fiction, women's fiction, and literary fiction author Dori Ann Dupré. Dori is the author of the international award winning debut novel, Scout’s Honor, and Good Buddy, her second novel, currently under representation. She chats with Kelsey about publishing a book in the midst of tragedy, using writing as a way to w ...…
 
Amazing travels of the first Englishman in India & a hunt for a lost poetic masterpiece.
 
Scotland requires addition of LGBTI history to school curriculum, Greek progress, trial in Canada, reaction to theatre, Texas lawsuit attempts to end clergy only weddings, female genital mutilation rates drop in Africa, and a discussion about Thanksgiving.
 
In this episode, we talk about our experiences with the digital nomad lifestyle and how it has shifted our perspectives on the world over the past six years. This modern-day nomadism also relates to the tribal nomadic lifestyle that humans led for thousand of years before agriculture was invented. We discuss the benefits and downsides of this k ...…
 
President Trump alleges voter fraud as close races in Florida and Georgia become a political and legal battleground.
 
Viruses have a bad reputation -- but some of them could one day save your life, says biotech entrepreneur Alexander Belcredi. In this fascinating talk, he introduces us to phages, naturally-occurring viruses that hunt and kill harmful bacteria with deadly precision, and shows how these once-forgotten organisms could provide new hope against the ...…
 
Viruses have a bad reputation -- but some of them could one day save your life, says biotech entrepreneur Alexander Belcredi. In this fascinating talk, he introduces us to phages, naturally-occurring viruses that hunt and kill harmful bacteria with deadly precision, and shows how these once-forgotten organisms could provide new hope against the ...…
 
Viruses have a bad reputation -- but some of them could one day save your life, says biotech entrepreneur Alexander Belcredi. In this fascinating talk, he introduces us to phages, naturally-occurring viruses that hunt and kill harmful bacteria with deadly precision, and shows how these once-forgotten organisms could provide new hope against the ...…
 
Gabi Zijderveld is no stranger to pioneering new tech industries. As the CMO of Affectiva, she has helped to create an entirely new category in the tech industry: #EmotionAI. While emotional intelligence is not always fully understood, Gabi and her team at Affectiva have found a way to craft a narrative around emotional AI that the tech world c ...…
 
David Betancourt writes about comic book culture for the Washington Post. With the recent passing of Stan Lee, the Godfather of Marvel comics, Betancourt and Domenech nerd out over his work and the future of the comic book entertainment industry. They also discuss the newest comic series and potential trouble in entertainment with Disney's merg ...…
 
The midterms were over a week ago, but a number of races have yet to be called. In Florida, the senate and governor elections have both come down to a recount, and accusations of vote-tampering are flying. Alex Wagner talks with Atlantic staff writer Isaac Dovere to understand what’s going on, and then turns to two veterans of the last such deb ...…
 
How do former service members cope with one of the most stressful jobs in the military? Judy, Ty and Jamie, three female veterans who served in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, offer their Brief but Spectacular takes on post-traumatic growth and transitioning into civilian life.
 
Libraries have the power to create a better world; they connect communities, promote literacy and spark lifelong learners. But there's one thing that keeps people away: the fear of overdue book fines. In this thought-provoking talk, librarian Dawn Wacek makes the case that fines don't actually do what we think they do. What if your library just ...…
 
Libraries have the power to create a better world; they connect communities, promote literacy and spark lifelong learners. But there's one thing that keeps people away: the fear of overdue book fines. In this thought-provoking talk, librarian Dawn Wacek makes the case that fines don't actually do what we think they do. What if your library just ...…
 
Libraries have the power to create a better world; they connect communities, promote literacy and spark lifelong learners. But there's one thing that keeps people away: the fear of overdue book fines. In this thought-provoking talk, librarian Dawn Wacek makes the case that fines don't actually do what we think they do. What if your library just ...…
 
What do Americans think about God, Jesus Christ, sin, and eternity? Ligonier Ministries’ and Lifeway recently teamed up to find out and many of the answers were not pretty. Does God accept the worship of other religions? 70% of Evangelicals think so but Scripture tells us differently. Tune in as Jason Gallagher and Bob Parucha discuss some more ...…
 
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