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In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
The fashion industry can be toxic and burn you out. But as a true remote freelancer, you can get the freedom and flexibility you deserve. It’s the only way to earn a fair wage, set your own schedule and have a work-life balance doing projects you love. Whether you want to earn extra money on the side, fund your dream brand, or replace your salary, the SFF podcast will help you get there. Listen in for actionable tips and strategies to kickstart or grow your freelance career, build your confi ...
 
An in depth look into the intentional politicization, economics and community impact of food on a global scale. Food impacts more than just our daily nutrition and can be a way to wage wars & control populations. Through conversations with experts and everyday people, we will learn the true impact of food.
 
Join hosts Soleil Ho and Justin Phillips as they attempt to decipher the bizarro happenings of the food world alongside a mix of fascinating folks. They dismantle diet culture and angry chefs, cover the restaurant apocalypse and pandemic pivots, and dish out advice you didn't know you needed. Extra Spicy will stimulate your mind and your appetite.
 
Refinery 29's award-winning podcast is back for season 4! In this five-part capsule collection, host Elisa Kreisinger dives into the world of the professional female athlete to explore how they've survived and thrived in a sports-loving country that doesn't alway love them back. Did you know that the highest grossing sport for women is tennis? Or that the US exports many of our best female athletes to China and Russia because they pay them a livable wage? This season we talk with soccer lege ...
 
We’re on, when you’re off. Lee Chwi Lynn, Kelvin Yee and Tasha Fusil restore sanity to your day even as you’re stuck in traffic trying to get home. And who isn’t? Tune in as they take on hot-potato issues to inform and entertain you, soundtracked by the thumping music that only BFM plays. EE runs the gamut, bringing you noteworthy pop culture, punchy interviews, and rocking call-in sessions.
 
The Bad Roman Project explores the entanglement of Christians with the State. It was created out of a firm belief that, as Christians, we are supposed to follow Christ—not the state. All Christians are dual citizens, requiring them to choose which allegiances they’ll ultimately prioritize. Sometimes they must lay down a flag in order to carry a Cross. New episodes released bi-weekly. Subscribe to our newsletter and learn more at thebadroman.com.
 
New Time 10AM EDT! Don't Get Anxious - Get Prepared! The Career Engineer's (TCE) AWARD-WINNING" Career Talk Radio Show" is a LIVE call-in talk show that delivers " powerful yet practical" tips and tricks" to helps career and business professionals to increase their Time, Talent & Treasure. TCE interviews career, life, and business experts empowered, inspired, encouraged, and informed with the latest career, business, and life "intelligence" to help them grow and prosper.
 
St. John the Baptist is an Orthodox Christian church of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America. We are located in Beaverton, Oregon (Portland westside). Most of what we upload are the weekly Sunday homilies, mainly offered by Fr. Theodore Dorrance and Fr. Timothy Pavlatos. Each recording begins with intonations of the appointed Epistle and Gospel readings. We cite the Gospel reading in the sermon title, as this is the passage on which the sermon is usually based. We trust ...
 
We exist in the heart of Midtown Detroit to love Jesus, love people and love our community and our mission is to know Him and to make Him known. The vision of our church is to glorify our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, to make true disciples throughout all the nations by means of missionary activity and support, to minister the ordinances, to edify believers, and to do all that is sovereignly possible and biblically permissible to magnify the name of Jesus. Visit our web page at www.mosaicmid ...
 
Live from Denver, Colorado Eddie Jason & Chris is a weekly podcast delivering current events, hot topics and interviews with musicians and newsmakers. You never know what you'll get with EJC, but we can not confidently assure you that it will be entertaining. Get a weekly dose of EJC and subscribe now and leave a review! Join the show live on idobi Radio every Monday night at 8pm ET. www.idobi.com www.ejcshow.com www.facebook.com/EJCshow @EJCshow on Twitter
 
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The U.S. is an outlier when it comes to policing, as evidenced by more than 1,000 fatal shootings by police each year. But we’re an outlier in other ways too: a heavily-armed populace, a fragile mental-health system, and the fact that we spend so much time in our cars. Add in a history of racism and it’s no surprise that barely half of all American…
 
Three MACC officers have been detained for allegedly misappropriating funds; however, they are being investigated by the MACC itself. This sparked off criticisms that the anti-graft body needs to be held accountable so that it's more effective and independent. We discuss this with Cynthia Gabriel from C4. Image Source: Kindel Media, Pexels See omny…
 
Today's proceedings were heavy on COVID-19 updates, from the cost of treating the pandemic, to the changing protocols at Covid Assessment Centres. Separately- a call from Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar for urgent reviews on the minimum wage. Image Source: Breakingpic, Pexels See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: Every baffled new parent goes searching for answers in baby manuals. But what they really offer is the reassuring fantasy that life’s most difficult questions have one right answer. By Oliver B…
 
Between 1917 and 1947, a group of Indian women fought for their right to vote. Sumita Mukherjee discusses their campaign, and reveals how Suffragettes were connected both to India’s wider struggle for independence, and women’s suffrage movements across the world. (Ad) Sumita Mukherjee is the author of Indian Suffragettes: Female Identities and Tran…
 
In a special Opinion Audio bonanza, Jane Coaston, Ezra Klein (The Ezra Klein Show) and Kara Swisher (Sway) sit down to discuss what went wrong for the G.O.P. in the recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom of California. “This was where the nationalization of politics really bit back for Republicans,” Jane says. The three hosts then debate whether the …
 
A trilateral partnership has been signed, called AUKUS, as Australia looks to develop nuclear-powered submarines, with cooperation from the UK and the US. We look into the implications of this deal, and how it impacts global relations and security. Image Source: viper-zero, Shutterstock See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Highlights from today's Dewan Rakyat proceedings include a commitment by the government to implement the lowering of the voting age by year-end, Malaysia's ratification of RCEP, the country's stance on the Taliban, and the ceiling price of self-test kits. Image Source: Gwoeii, Shutterstock See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Neil Faulkner reveals how the Anglo-Arab Wars of 1870-1920 helped give rise to the first modern jihad Neil Faulkner, author of Empire and Jihad, describes how Britain’s entanglements in the Middle East and north Africa in the decades leading up to the First World War helped trigger a radical Islamic insurgency. (Ad) Neil Faulkner is the author of E…
 
The Federal Territories Ministry is looking to hold a town hall session with NGOs, groups and individuals who are distributing aid to the homeless at the end of this month. We speak to an NGO to learn what pressing issues need to be raised. Image Source: Jon Tyson, Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
The second week of the Parliament sitting begins with debates around a number of issues. Highlights include discussions about the floods in Yan last month, children orphaned due to Covid-19, interstate travel, and teacher shortages. MPs also debated the Agong's opening speech last Monday. Image Source: Laboo Studio, Shutterstock See omnystudio.com/…
 
From transfusions of lambs’ blood to tooth replacements, Paul Craddock chronicles the strange history of transplant surgery From lambs’ blood transfused into human veins, to tooth replacements and new noses crafted from forearm skin, Paul Craddock – author of new book Spare Parts – chronicles the strange history of transplant surgery. (Ad) Paul Cra…
 
Sermon: The Church and its Shepherds Ephesians 4:11-16 Thank you for tuning in, we invite you to join us on Facebook for other online events: Sunday 10:30AM Worship Service (in person and on Facebook) Monday 2:00PM Vivificados en Cristo (Spanish Worship, only on Facebook) Wednesday 5:00pm Family Fun Night (1st and 3rd Wednesdays) Food Distribution …
 
Professor David Stevenson answers listener questions on the 1919-20 conference that sought to resolve the aftermath of the First World War In the latest episode in our series on history’s biggest topics, Professor David Stevenson explores the 1919–20 conference that sought to resolve the aftermath of the First World War, and whose legacy has been f…
 
Archaeologist and television presenter Neil Oliver discusses his new book, The Story of the World in 100 Moments, which explores the whole of human history through just 100 milestone events. (Ad) Neil Oliver is the author of The Story of the World in 100 Moments (Bantam Press, 2021). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Story-World-100-…
 
A recent survey under the Sekolah Semua campaign found that younger people are more likely to report having felt discriminated against while in school, as compared to older people. We discuss these findings and talk about what needs to be done to tackle discrimination in schools. Image Source: ThinkingEyes, Shutterstock See omnystudio.com/listener …
 
Ian Keable describes some of the most audacious, bizarre and inventive pranks that fooled Georgian Britain From a woman who seemingly gave birth to rabbits to a man who claimed he could climb inside a wine bottle, Ian Keable – author of The Century of Deception – describes some of the most audacious, bizarre and inventive pranks that fooled Georgia…
 
Don't Get Anxious – Get Prepared! According to www.BLS.gov, there are 10.9M job openings nationwide (at the time of this show), our unemployment rate is now 5.2%, and employers are struggling to get the right hire on payroll! All labor reports say workers are in the Driver's seat in this employee market! But you are STILL not hearing "You are Hired…
 
Among O.E.C.D. nations, the U.S. has one of the highest rates of child poverty. How can that be? To find out, Stephen Dubner speaks with a Republican senator, a Democratic mayor, and a large cast of econo-nerds. Along the way, we hear some surprisingly good news: Washington is finally ready to attack the problem head-on.…
 
Among O.E.C.D. nations, the U.S. has one of the highest rates of child poverty. How can that be? To find out, Stephen Dubner speaks with a Republican senator, a Democratic mayor, and a large cast of econo-nerds. Along the way, we hear some surprisingly good news: Washington is finally ready to attack the problem head-on.…
 
The Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (MUDA) are calling for private higher education institutions (IPTS) to reduce their fees for local students, stating that this could reduce the economic and psychological burden on students. We speak to the Vice President of MUDA to learn more. Image Source: Pixabay See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: Saifullah Paracha, the oldest prisoner in Guantánamo Bay, will probably die in detention without ever being charged. His son is currently in a US prison. Both have been in custody for almost 15…
 
Nancy Goldstone discusses the 18th-century family saga of Habsburg empress Maria Theresa, and her equally formidable daughters Nancy Goldstone discusses the 18th-century family saga of Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa and her equally formidable daughters (including Marie Antoinette) who married into royal houses around Europe. (Ad) Nancy Goldstone is…
 
It’s the start of another N.F.L. season, the time of year Americans turn on their televisions to watch their favorite teams make spectacular plays and their favorite players commit incredible acts of athleticism. But is America’s favorite pastime actually its guiltiest pleasure? Can fans ethically enjoy watching a football game? The effects of the …
 
Yesterday, the Japanese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur confirmed that a warning has been issued to Japanese citizens in Malaysia over a possible terrorist threat in Southeast Asia. We get an understanding of this warning and where we are concering terrorism activity in the country. Image Source: Roméo A., Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…
 
Debates commenced in Parliament today. Highlights included discussions around the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme, the Health Ministry's efforts to deliver oxygen tanks to states, and protests over rejected motions to replace Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun. Image Source: See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Clive Aslet, author of The Story of the Country House: A History of Places and People, reveals how Britain’s attitude to its stately piles has reflected the nation’s evolving political and economic landscape over the past 2,000 years. (Ad) Clive Aslet is the author of The Story of the Country House: A History of Places and People (Yale, 2021). Buy …
 
Sermon: Guarda Tu Corazon Proverbios 4:4-5 Thank you for tuning in, we invite you to join us on Facebook for other online events: Sunday 10:30AM Worship Service (in person and on Facebook) Monday 2:00PM Vivificados en Cristo (Spanish Worship, only on Facebook) Wednesday 5:00pm Family Fun Night (1st and 3rd Wednesdays) Food Distribution Tuesday and …
 
“It’s practically impossible to break into fashion.” If you’ve ever believed this myth, you’re not alone. And that’s how today’s guest, Brittany, felt after she graduated from fashion school. For 15 years, Brittany couldn’t get her break. But within two months of launching her freelance career, Brittany has already landed her first client and compl…
 
Parliament reconvened today for the first session with Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri as Prime Minister. Highlights include the Agong's royal address, and the inking of a confidence and supply agreement between Pakatan Harapan and the government. Image Source: S.O, Shutterstock See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Today, the courts ordered the police and government to pay over RM280 thousand in damages to the family of T Benedict, a man who died in police custody in 2017. We discuss the impact of investigations and court victories pertaining to custodial deaths. Image Source: Ye Jinghan, Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
In 2018, Indian police claimed to have uncovered a shocking plan to bring down the government. But there is mounting evidence that the initial conspiracy was a fiction – and the accused are victims of an elaborate plot. By Siddhartha Deb. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
Journalist and author Charlie English shares the story of a remarkable collection of artworks by psychiatric patients in Weimar Germany and also explores the devastating impact of Nazism on modernist art and people with mental illnesses. (Ad) Charlie English is the author of The Gallery of Miracles and Madness: Insanity, Art and Hitler’s first Mass…
 
Sermon: The Church That Jesus is Building Ephesians 4:12-14 Thank you for tuning in, we invite you to join us on Facebook for other online events: Sunday 10:30AM Worship Service (in person and on Facebook) Monday 2:00PM Vivificados en Cristo (Spanish Worship, only on Facebook) Wednesday 5:00pm Family Fun Night (1st and 3rd Wednesdays) Food Distribu…
 
Sarah Gristwood considers how the Tudor monarchs used medieval ideas about courtly love for their own ends In medieval Europe, the nobility were entranced with courtly love, a genre of literature that saw chivalrous knights performing heroic deeds to protect and serve their lovers. But as Sarah Gristwood argues, these tropes later captured the hear…
 
Road To Recovery Testimony, Thank you for tuning in, we invite you to join us on Facebook for other online events: Sunday 10:30AM Worship Service (in person and on Facebook) Monday 2:00PM Vivificados en Cristo (Spanish Worship, only on Facebook) Wednesday 5:00pm Family Fun Night (1st and 3rd Wednesdays) Food Distribution Tuesday and Thursdays from …
 
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