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What really happens when a hacker snatches all your data? Breach digs into the who, why and how of history’s most notorious data breaches. Hosted by journalist Bob Sullivan and producer Alia Tavakolian. Season 2 - Equifax: the worst breach ever. How hackers stole the most valuable data of 145 million people, why it matters, and what we can do about it.
 
Meaningless Words is a podcast that intends to analyze things being said in the public forum in search of the meaningless messages, ulterior motives, and will seek to back engineer the double talk to extrapolate the hidden agenda when possible.The overall purpose of doing this will be to have a laugh at the expense of the for-profit propagandists, poorly reasoned political pundits, and anti-scientific snake oil salesmen of the world.
 
Diplomatic consultancy Grassroot Diplomat discuss innovative practices of diplomacy and international relations in today's world. Topics include leadership and self-development, networking, public diplomacy, personal branding, and digital diplomacy. Popular guests include: Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, Sandra Francius-Renaudot, and Jeannette Viens. Find out more on: www.grassrootdiplomat.org
 
Marita Noon Since accepting the position of Executive Director for the Albuquerque-based Citizens’ Alliance for Responsible Energy (CARE) in 2007, Marita’s influence has grown beyond the borders of New Mexico. Her commentaries on energy, politics and their impact on the economy are read by thousands of people each week on many online commentary sites and in newspapers from coast-to-coast. She’s written more on Obama’s green-energy crony-corruption scandal than any other single entity. Marita ...
 
Hi guys, Stuart Semple here! Welcome to my brand new art podcast. I’ve been making work my whole life and I’ve been in the art world for 20 odd years and I’ve seen some amazing things and met some incredible people! I’m super excited to bring some of the most visionary and inspiring people on the planet on the show to help inspire you guys and take your art game a stage further. I really believe your creative voice and what you need and have to share with the world can make the world a bette ...
 
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A team of journalists with unparalleled inside access provides the first full, in-depth account of WikiLeaks, its founder Julian Assange, and the ethical, legal, and political controversies it has both uncovered and provoked. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice messa…
 
Today on the Show: Fighting for the freedom of Wikileaks publisher, Julian Assange. We'll be joined by Gabriel Shipton, Julian's brother and John Shipton, Julian's Dad. Also joining the discussion is staunch Assange defender, Randy Credico. And we feature excerpts of an exclusive interview Randy and i did with Julian just before he was brutalized a…
 
This episode of The Stuart Semple Show takes us back to the 90s, when cyber warfare was wreaking havoc on an international scale, redefining the landscape of social activism, and breaking down barriers… all from sleepy suburban homes. Guest Lauri Love is no stranger to cyberactivism. He talks about his initiation into that world at the tender age o…
 
As the rest of the world worries about what a future might look like under Chinese supremacy, Edward Luttwak worries about China's own future prospects. Applying the logic of strategy for which he is well known, Luttwak argues that the most populous nation on Earth and its second largest economy may be headed for a fall. For any country whose risin…
 
Today on the Show: Mitch McConnell and the senate's white citizen’s council filibuster against voter rights. Also Immigrant and Indigenous groups in support of the just immigration reform law will deliver their message directly to their Congressional representative, Mike Thompson and will hold a car caravan to show community support for this crucia…
 
Today on the show: A genocide whistleblower is nominated for the Order of Canada. The whistle-blower, Kevin Annett, is a former United Church minister who first publicized evidence of the deaths of native children in 1995,and continued his campaign at enormous personal cost for over a quarter century. Also, did Antioch cops kill 3o year-old Angelo …
 
In this unstructured episode i break my podfast and speak about lots of things on my mind and go into some details about what i've been researching since my last podcast. I share some thoughts of the true purpose of the covid project and many related issues. My youtube channel: No Worries https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB6OsfZ4Be4E9ShTRr2VaUw My …
 
Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place drunkenness is a little bit different. It can be religious, it can be sexual, it can be the duty of kings or the relief of peasants. It can be an offering to the ancestors, or a way of marking the end of a day's work. It can sen…
 
The long-awaited new novel from one of America’s most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing. No longer in …
 
Conceived over thirty years of painting and creating in his studio, this book is Makoto Fujimura’s broad and deep exploration of creativity and the spiritual aspects of “making.” What he does in the studio is theological work as much as it is aesthetic work. In between pouring precious, pulverized minerals onto handmade paper to create the prismati…
 
A powerful investigation into a grisly political murder and the authoritarian regime behind it: Do Not Disturb upends the narrative that Rwanda sold the world after one of the deadliest genocides of the twentieth century. We think we know the story of Africa’s Great Lakes region. Following the Rwandan genocide, an idealistic group of young rebels o…
 
Today on the Show: China bashing in Washington and at the Geneva Summit. AlsoM ComeMeetABlackPerson (CMABP), a worldwide leader in anti-racism activism and training announced the creation of MyWhiteAlly.com which encourages anti-racism ambassadors to use their white privilege on behalf of black people finessing everyday whiteness: And tonight we fo…
 
A work of extraordinary range and striking originality, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen traces the global history of written constitutions from the 1750s to the twentieth century, modifying accepted narratives and uncovering the close connections between the making of constitutions and the making of war. In the process, Linda Colley both reappraises…
 
Today on the Show:Noted civil rights attorney, John Burris and Black Lives Matter activists speak out about another Bay Area police killing. And later, we rebroadcast our compelling interview with death row prisoner, Kevin Cooper. Governor Gavin Newsome has granted a rare special innocence investigation into Cooper’s case, after 30plus years on dea…
 
How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari's 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a probing and visionary investigation into today's most urgent issues as we move into the uncharted territor…
 
Today on the Show: RootsAction founder Norman Solomon explains how democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin meeting.: And in a powerful twist of fate, Governor Gavin Newsome opens the door for a special innocence hearing and investigation into the case of -death-row prisoner, Kevin Cooper: We’’ll speak to cooper on dea…
 
From ancient empires to modern economics, veteran journalist Andrew Lawler delivers a sweeping history of the animal that has been most crucial to the spread of civilization across the globe—the chicken. Queen Victoria was obsessed with it. Socrates' last words were about it. Charles Darwin and Louis Pasteur made their scientific breakthroughs usin…
 
Who do you think you are? That’s a question bound up in another: What do you think you are? Gender. Religion. Race. Nationality. Class. Culture. Such affiliations give contours to our sense of self, and shape our polarized world. Yet the collective identities they spawn are riddled with contradictions, and cratered with falsehoods. Kwame Anthony Ap…
 
In a brief life that led to a violent end, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (1906–1947) rose from desperate poverty to ill‑gotten riches, from an early‑twentieth‑century family of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side to a kingdom of his own making in Las Vegas. In this captivating portrait, author Michael Shnayerson sets out not to absolve Bug…
 
This first in-depth piece of reportage about the largest natural resource heist in Asia reveals Myanmar’s world of secret-keepers and truth-tellers. In Myanmar, where civil war, repressive government, and the $40 billion a year jade industry have shaped life for decades, everyone is fighting for their own version of the truth. Until the World Shatt…
 
Today on the Show: A group of progressive economists, lawyers, tax experts and public policy analysts call for a financial transactions tax (FTT), to be adopted initially by G7 members and then proliferated worldwide. We’ll explore what the FTT is and how it could be a crucial gamechanger for poorer countries. And we’ll feature an encore presentati…
 
The Stuart Semple show invites contemporary artists for an intimate conversation about their craft. American sculpture artist Tom Sachs joins episode 3 of The Stuart Semple Show to discuss his art, his workshop, and his dislike of reproduction snobbery. Everything is up for discussion in this hour-long art podcast. Stuart Semple and Tom Sachs bounc…
 
Episode 2 of The Stuart Semple Show invites experimental, multidisciplinary architectural designer Ron Arad to discuss his viewpoints on working with fabricators, the worrying inclination towards gatekeeping, and finding your voice in the art community. Never one to stray from difficult subjects, Stuart Semple dives straight in and discusses the pe…
 
The Stuart Semple Show comes with one clear message, ‘art is for everyone.’ In every episode, Stuart talks to different artists to gain an insight into their humble beginnings, controversial moments, and future projects in this hour-long art podcast. In episode 1, Culture Hustle creator Stuart speaks to visual artist Sarah Maple. The pair delve int…
 
In 1897, Britain sent a punitive expedition to the Kingdom of Benin, in what is today Nigeria, in retaliation for the killing of seven British officials and traders. British soldiers and sailors captured Benin, exiled its king and annexed the territory. They also made off with some of Africa’s greatest works of art. This is the story of the ‘Benin …
 
Today on the Show: 1000 Grandmothers in Minnesota to resist pipeline three. We’ll speak to AIM co-founder Madonna Thunder Hawk, who is leading the fight to shut down the deadly pipe line now being built on sacred Indian lands. And hundreds of young climate activists from across California march across the Golden Gate Bridge. We’ll find out what’s o…
 
Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful, provocative essay titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs.” It went viral. After a million online views in seventeen different languages, people all over the world are still debating the answer. There are millions of …
 
Goliath's Revenge is the practical guide for how executives and aspiring leaders of established companies can run the Silicon Valley playbook for themselves and capitalize on digital disruption. Technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, internet of things, blockchain, and immersive experiences are changing the basis of competition in eve…
 
crowds and Power is a revolutionary work in which Elias Canetti finds a new way of looking at human history and psychology. Breathtaking in its range and erudition, it explores Shiite festivals and the English Civil war, the finger exercises of monkeys and the effects of inflation in Weimar Germany. In this study of the interplay of crowds, Canetti…
 
Today on the show: Opponents of the Thacker Pass Lithium Mine, being built on sacred Indian grounds, continue their protest in rural Nevada. We’ll feature a special report. And Greg Palast Returns for another edition of the Election Crimes Bulletin, as right wing vote steals continue in almost every state in US.…
 
When should you think that you may be able to do something unusually well? Whether you’re trying to outperform in science, or in business, or just in finding good deals shopping on eBay, it’s important that you have a sober understanding of your relative competencies. The story only ends there, however, if you’re fortunate enough to live in an adeq…
 
After returning to his Ashaninka roots, Edwin Chota fights illegal logging in the Amazon community of Saweto until he is shot to death by timber traffickers. Máxima Acuña, a farmer and shepherd from the Andes of Cajamarca, is reluctant to abandon what she considers her property despite the presence of the Conga mining project, which seeks to extrac…
 
The renowned biographer’s definitive portrait of a literary titan. Appointed by Philip Roth and granted independence and complete access, Blake Bailey spent years poring over Roth’s personal archive, interviewing his friends, lovers, and colleagues, and engaging Roth himself in breathtakingly candid conversations. The result is an indelible portrai…
 
oday on the show: AROC, the Arab Resource Organizing Center has called for an international week of action to #BlockTheBoat to prevent ZIM Israeli-owned cargo ships from unloading anywhere. Also, The International Indian Treaty Council joins the the Indigenous Nations of Canada in expressing outrage at the discovery of a mass burial site of 215 chi…
 
A SPELLBINDING DEBUT NOVEL SET BETWEEN WW2 AND CONTEMPORARY MALAYSIA Mary is a difficult grandmother for Durga to love. She is sharp-tongued and ferocious, with more demons than there are lines on her palms. When Durga visits her in rural Malaysia, she only wants to endure Mary, and the dark memories home brings, for as long as it takes to escape. …
 
63 rue de Monceau, Paris Dear friend, As you may have guessed by now, I am not in your house by accident. I know your street rather well. Count Moïse de Camondo lived a few doors away from Edmund de Waal's forebears, the Ephrussi, first encountered in his bestselling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes. Like the Ephrussi, the Camondos were part of bell…
 
Compulsory ujamaa villages in Tanzania, collectivization in Russia, Le Corbusier’s urban planning theory realized in Brasilia, the Great Leap Forward in China, agricultural "modernization" in the Tropics—the twentieth century has been racked by grand utopian schemes that have inadvertently brought death and disruption to millions. Why do well-inten…
 
In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear. The winners and losers are easily identified. In infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules are changeable, and there is no defined endpoint. There are no winners or losers in an infinite …
 
"Endlessly fascinating, brimming with insight, and more fun than a book about failure has any right to be, Meltdown will transform how you think about the systems that govern our lives. This is a wonderful book."--Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better A crash on the Washington, D.C. metro system. An accidental overd…
 
'An amazing portrait of fanaticism and cynicism among Egyptian powermongers.' Andr Aciman General Alwany is a pious man who loves his family. He also tortures and kills enemies of the state. Under the regime of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt is gripped by cronyism, religious hypocrisy, and the oppressive military. Now, however, the regime faces its greatest …
 
In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon—what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural world. The book’s twelve chapters illuminate different aspects of Hitchcock’s life and work: “The Boy Who Couldn’t Grow Up”; “The …
 
Medicine has become inhuman, to disastrous effect. The doctor-patient relationship--the heart of medicine--is broken: doctors are too distracted and overwhelmed to truly connect with their patients, and medical errors and misdiagnoses abound. In Deep Medicine, leading physician Eric Topol reveals how artificial intelligence can help. AI has the pot…
 
Why do I feel bad? There is real power in understanding our bad feelings. With his classic Why We Get Sick, Dr. Randolph Nesse helped to establish the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with a book that transforms our understanding of mental disorders by exploring a fundamentally new question. Instead of asking why certain people suffer…
 
What do James Bond and Lipitor have in common? What can we learn about human nature and world history from a glass of water? In Loonshots, physicist and entrepreneur Safi Bahcall reveals a surprising new way of thinking about the mysteries of group behavior that challenges everything we thought we knew about nurturing radical breakthroughs. Drawing…
 
The impact of Walter Gropius can be measured in his buildings--Fagus Factory, Bauhaus Dessau, Pan Am--but no less in his students. I. M. Pei, Paul Rudolph, Anni Albers, Philip Johnson, Fumihiko Maki: countless masters were once disciples at the Bauhaus in Berlin and at Harvard. Between 1910 and 1930, Gropius was at the center of European modernism …
 
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