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In this eight-episode series, take a trip into the countercultural movements swirling through West Virginia in the 1970s and 80s. Jamie Zelermyer and her mother Karen investigate the shocking disappearance of their friend Marsha “Mudd” Ferber and explore her evolution from suburban housewife to back-to-the-land hippie to drug-dealing bar owner. As mother and daughter venture deeper into the mystery of Marsha’s disappearance, the two process their own history: Jamie reflects on her nontraditi ...
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Womanica

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iHeartPodcasts and Wonder Media Network

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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Womanica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. On Wonder Media Network’s award-winning podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know — but definitely should.
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In 1961, Norma and Mel Gabler were a quiet couple living in Hawkins, Texas. One day, they noticed some factual errors in one of their sons' school book. What began as a small complaint morphed into a multi-decade crusade to shape what children of Texas ​​— and therefore the country — read in their textbooks. In an election year with raging debates around education, this audio documentary charts how Texas dictated American education over the last sixty years and examines how the fight over ou ...
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Criminal

Vox Media Podcast Network

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Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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As She Rises

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As She Rises

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As She Rises brings together local poets and activists from throughout North America to depict the effects of climate change on their home and their people. Each episode carries the listener to a new place through a collection of voices, local recordings and soundscapes. Stories span from the Louisiana Bayou, to the tundras of Alaska to the drying bed of the Colorado River. Centering the voices of native women and women of color, As She Rises personalizes the elusive magnitude of climate cha ...
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43 percent of women who have kids leave the workforce at some point. In this series of fireside chats with inspiring women, spanning a variety of industries and experiences, host Claudia Reuter aims to share more examples than what we typically see of what's possible for women thinking through work and family decisions. A former stay-at-home mom herself, Reuter went on to be a venture-backed CEO, an executive at a >$2B company, a board director, and a Managing Director at Techstars. She is t ...
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White Picket Fence interrogates the structures of inequity affecting women since America’s founding. On the newest season, host Julie Kohler investigates mothers as a political force — how motherhood has been utilized for political gain and why the identity of “mother” remains so politically potent. Join us in exploring where America—and Americans—have fallen short and what we can do to create a better future.
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Web of WMN

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Web of WMN

Wonder Media Network

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Each of us is surrounded by a rich community of connections -- we have some combination of friends, family, partners, co-workers, mentors, and more. Then each of those connections has connections too. It all forms a bustling, complicated, interconnected web. Welcome to Web of WMN, Wonder Media Network's new show that dives into the identities and relationships that form who we are as individuals and communities.
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A show about what becomes possible when we look at hardships differently. Lucy Kalanithi—physician, storyteller and widow of Paul Kalanithi, who wrote When Breath Becomes Air—shares personal reflections, poetry, and deep conversations. Join us to explore transformations around loneliness, the myth of the ideal nuclear family, climate crisis, and more.
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Beyond Belief

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Beyond Belief

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From satanic feminists, dolphin communicators, to stigmatists—take a leap of faith with Jerico Mandybur on Beyond Belief as she teases out what it means to believe. Part enlightening conversation, part edu-tainment, hear how society’s “weirdos” believe, and discover they’re not so weird in the process. After all, we all want to believe in something.
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For acclaimed journalist Isha Sesay, being surrounded by news of activism was the norm. But becoming an activist herself was never a role she envisioned—until now. In this series, Isha sits down with an array of cultural icons who have also found themselves unexpectedly inhabiting a role as “activist.” She explores the motivating circumstances behind their passions, all while revealing the human condition that unites us all: a desire to make a difference in the world.
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She Votes!

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She Votes!

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100 years ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified. But American women’s battle for the ballot began long before that day in August—and continues, even to this day. Wonder Media Network presents She Votes!—a podcast that digs into the complex history of the women’s suffrage movement and its enduring significance, hosted by award-winning journalists Ellen Goodman and Lynn Sherr. Having lived through—and covered—feminism’s second-wave, Goodman and Sherr tell the definitive story of suffrage, from ...
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The Supreme Court has done the unimaginable, repealing the landmark Roe v. Wade decision and stripping Americans of a fundamental right: abortion access. On the latest season of Ordinary Equality, hosts Kate Kelly and Jamia Wilson ask: what now? What does resisting bans and seeking care look like in a world without federal protection of abortion access? How can we build community and support the most vulnerable? How are abortion providers in states where abortion was already severely restric ...
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Whether at work, class, or in our relationships, women are always faced with the challenges and pressures of doing it all and often having to be the first or only one in the room. But it’s just a little easier when you’ve got someone else who’s been there, has your back and can share advice on how to tackle things. On For Future Reference, hosts Tori Taylor and Ambar Calvillo-Rivera bring a weekly dose of balance and real talk with women who are in the same boat. We’ll dig into topics like m ...
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Hi, I’m Diana Kander and like you, I feel the call to grow. I'm a midwestern mom of two, balancing a career as a keynote speaker, and trying to leave the world a little bit better than I found it. Each week on The Growth League, I seek out the most remarkable women leaders and uncover their rules for growth. Whether you’re trying to get better at your presentation skills, get that next promotion or even do your first pull up, each episode will provide you with a New Rule for Growth to superc ...
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Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics -- the one stop shop for women of color who want to hear and talk about the world of politics. Host A’shanti Gholar leads conversations with women changing the face of politics. Episodes include interviews with politicians, candidates, and influencers. Get ready for roundtables, analyzing current events, and more!
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Words To Win By* takes listeners on a journey around the globe with renowned communications researcher and campaign advisor Anat Shenker-Osorio as she unpacks real-world narrative shifts that led to real-world victories. *Formerly called Brave New Words
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Seeking Peace

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Seeking Peace

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

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Peace is not something constructed in a room only by men. It takes a range of voices, perspectives and diverse practices. Seeking Peace is a podcast that explores the role of women around the world in bringing lasting peace to their communities. Women are too often seen as victims of conflict. But they are leaders and often unsung heroes. On this show, we bring you the stories of women breaking gender barriers and changing society. Episodes explore the roles women play in their local communi ...
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Something You Should Know

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Something You Should Know

Mike Carruthers | OmniCast Media | Cumulus Podcast Network

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Sometimes all it takes is one little fact or one little piece of wisdom to change your life forever. That's the purpose and the hope of "Something You Should Know." In each episode, host Mike Carruthers interviews top experts in their field to bring you fascinating information and advice to help you save time and money, advance in your career, become wealthy, improve your relationships and help you simply get more out of life. In addition, Mike uncovers and shares short, engaging pieces of " ...
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Hello and welcome to TSF. Founded by two student journalists, David Buick and Ryan Fitzsimons, along with our great team here at TSF, we will be bringing you podcasts and another content focusing on the wonderful world of Scottish Football, and now more. If you'd like to keep up to date with what we're up to, here are some links to our social media and other pieces of content. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM @TSFPODCAST1
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Your mom's favorite web series is now in podcast form! RuPaul's Drag Race season 7 queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova talk about whatever they want, and now you can listen while you do other things with your eyes.
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Discover the latest information on ’what’s hot’ in the digital world, best practices and big concepts for innovation, disruption and pivoting in the Silicon Valley. Features: Innovation | Cyber Risk & Security | Bitcoin & Blockchain | Cross - Border Business | Silicon Valley Insider airs Friday’s at 1:00 pm on AM 1220 KDOW and Saturday’s 10:00 am 860 AM KTRB The Answer in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area.
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It's time to enter a world of fantasy, wonder, and mystery as three students attend the most prestigious wizarding school in all of Germany! Three German improv actors will attempt to survive the gauntlet created by one American game master. While the cast explores the obstacles and rewards of being multicultural, their characters will have to explore obstacles and find rewards of their own. Listen as they have to delve deep into the world at Neudrachenberg Castle to uncover secrets, defeat ...
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Hosted by comic book shop manager and convention media director Chris Poirier and Baptist preacher Hector Miray, The Pull List looks at the the latest releases in the world of comics and the effects they have on the community and pop culture. A part of the Love Thy Nerd Podcast Network.
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Veterans for Peace is an international organization of Military Veterans and allies whose collective efforts are to build a culture of peace by using our experiences and lifting our voices for the causes of peace, humanity, equality, and justice. Our network is comprised of over 140 chapters worldwide. Our radio show is on stations across the country.
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The Vibrant Living Network (VLN) is a team of meaningful thought leaders, innovators, contributors, and vibrant hosts who come together to connect with an audience of people who are ready to take their lives to the next level. From whole food nutrition to relational wisdom, vibrant travel, and the maverick path to publishing the VLN team is a visionary media outlet provides radio, podcast, and video experiences where audiences make a vertical leap together with their host. All vibrant hosts ...
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Let’s Talk About Race (LTAR), a new intergenerational, roundtable discussion of independent national journalists featuring rigorous conversations and analysis of news coverage and the role race plays in politics, government, economy, education, and health. LTAR currently airs on KBOO Community Radio in Portland, OR, and Pacific Radio NetworkLTAR brings independent journalists from all over the country from New Jersey to Texas and Pennsylvania with a home base in Portland, Oregon. The hosts b ...
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TBB Talks

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TBB CREATIVE NETWORK ... The British Blacklist Creative Network AKA TBB Creative Network AKA #TBBCN is home to the best original podcasts. YOUR AUNTIES COULD NEVER – ever wondered what it sounds like when your favourite aunties get together to right the world’s wrongs? Wonder no more! With old school wisdom, while keeping it real The Aunties discuss the latest news, celebrities’ lives, give you the best advice only your coolest Auntie could give and share what’s making them Mad, Sad, and Gla ...
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Go Behind The Ballot

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Go Behind The Ballot

Claire Campos O'Neal and Nichole Abshire

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Go Behind the Ballot is a podcast that asks questions and seeks answers about our political system. We engage with issue experts, political candidates and officeholders. We walk alongside our listeners who ask questions like ‘Why does our government run this way?’ and ‘What can regular folks do to have their voice heard?’ and ‘What do our politicians do anyway?’ and ‘How do taxes work?’ and ‘Who decides what happens in our schools?’ Co-hosts Claire Campos-O’Neal and Nichole Abshire, two Texa ...
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Claim Your Space will equip you to live the life of your choosing unapologetically and bravely. In short, it will help you claim your space. Each week host Eliza VanCort will have authentic and informative conversations that offer inspirational knowledge, important lessons, and practical tools you can use right now to make your life better. Eliza will talk to inspirational subject matter experts who are scholars, mentors, artists, creators, politicians, therapists, teachers, activists, moms, ...
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The award-winning podcast, Holding Down the Fort by US VetWealth, is back for its sixth season and ready to tackle the biggest question on the minds of career military families: "So...when are we gonna get out?" Co-hosts Jen Amos and Jenny Lynne Stroup, along with special guests, dive into the world of transition and post-military life, providing knowledge, resources, and relevant stories to help military families "hold down the fort." This show is a must-listen for anyone looking to navigat ...
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Ask people what their favorite or lucky number is, and you will get a lot of different answers. But if you ask enough people and you start to notice that one number emerges as the clear winner above the others. This episode begins with that number and why it is so popular. Source: Alex Bellos author of Here’s Looking at Euclid (https://amzn.to/3wgj…
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43 percent of women leave the traditional workforce when they have children. This podcast forgets about the leaning in or leaning out debate and talks to women about their journeys towards creating lives that include both family and career. Claudia Reuter, a former stay-at-home mom who went on to be a venture-backed CEO, speaks with authors, tech e…
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If you want to keep up with me on any social medias, read my articles, or listen to my podcasts, find everything you need here: https://linktr.ee/RyanStevenF Hail Hail! Remember to keep up the support by leaving a like and hitting subscribe! Thanks :) FOLLOW ME! Twitter @RyanStevenF Instagram @RyanStevenF Twitch @OfficialRyan118 Facebook: https://w…
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There’s an old sailors’ saying about the ocean at the southernmost part of the world — “below 40 degrees latitude, there is no law; below 50 degrees, there is no God.” David Grann brings us the story of what happened when five British warships set off on a secret mission to steal a ship filled with treasure. They’d have to sail around the very bott…
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Setsuko Thurlow (1932-present) is a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. Her anger at senseless destruction has fueled a lifetime of campaigning against nuclear weapons. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and …
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Here’s some good advice: SLOW DOWN! This episode begins with a list of things you do every day that you would actually do better if you did them slower. Source: Debbie Mandel, author of Addicted to Stress https://amzn.to/45kCGDc Traveling today can be difficult. Still, people like to travel. So, if you are heading off on vacation or taking a trip o…
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Poly Styrene (1957-2011) was a feminist punk icon who made her mark on the white male-dominated music genre. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we couldn’t h…
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Phyllis Schlafly (1924-2016) was an anti-feminist spokesperson who successfully campaigned against the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason…
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The Shieldless recover from their brutal class with Star Newsong. Sassly sleeps it off while the boys go solo for an evening. An unexpected visitor leaves a magic message. Visit our Patreon! Check us out at jkwererolling.captivate.fm Our Magician Master is Michael Moore Sassly Naturespring is Nadine Kühn Erich Miller is Sebastian Kinder Jasper Kasp…
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Here we are another Memorial Day. This year we have as our guests Matt Hoh, Associate Director of the Eisenhower Media Network, and Mike Ferner, interim Executive Director of Veterans for Peace discussing the mistaken message of today's Memorial Day. We will not only get their take on the devolution of this "holiday" but we will also go into the le…
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Daft Punk’s first album laid the groundwork for their robot personas, with four to the floor beats, programmed drum machines, and sequenced synthesizers. On their second album Discovery, Daft Punk fully lean into the artificial – singing through robotic vocoders that correspond with their now-iconic robot helmets. But in there is a paradox, explore…
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Olga of Kiev (c. 900 - 969) was a saint in both the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic churches, who eventually became a vengeful ruler. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were …
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Hey listeners! We've sharing the first episode of another podcast we think you'd love: As She Rises. On the latest season, we're traversing the Colorado River Basin – understanding water through a new lens and centering stories of resilience in the face of the drought. Hosted by Leah Thomas, eco-communicator, author, and founder of the non-profit I…
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Hey listeners! We've sharing the first episode of another podcast we think you'd love: As She Rises. On the latest season, we're traversing the Colorado River Basin – understanding water through a new lens and centering stories of resilience in the face of the drought. Hosted by Leah Thomas, eco-communicator, author, and founder of the non-profit I…
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In the southern valleys of California, lies a desert oasis known as the Salton Sea. The inland sea is picturesque— from afar. Up close, the beauty begins to fade. The sea is a result of diverting the Colorado River to the Imperial Valley for agriculture, and it’s filled with fertilizer, pesticides, and salt. Decades of drought have caused the sea t…
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As you know, you can’t tickle yourself. But if you are ticklish, anyone else can tickle you. So why is that? Even if you know someone is about to tickle you, it still tickles. Listen as this episode begins with an explanation of how tickling works. http://www.livescience.com/3882-tickle.html Our culture – in fact the whole world lives on schedule o…
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Mary Lease (1850-1933) used her voice to build a political movement from the ground up. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we couldn’t help wondering... wher…
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Hey listeners! We've sharing the first episode of another podcast we think you'd love: As She Rises. On the latest season, we're traversing the Colorado River Basin – understanding water through a new lens and centering stories of resilience in the face of the drought. Hosted by Leah Thomas, eco-communicator, author, and founder of the non-profit I…
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When you have a smart phone, you can take pictures of anything, anytime, anywhere. This episode starts with one very simple piece of advice that can make the pictures you take more interesting and more memorable. And it is really, really simple. https://daystarvisions.com/Docs/Tuts/Comp/ Love isn’t always easy. In fact, it can be really hard someti…
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In the late 1870s, a woman named Sarah Howe started a bank just for single women called the Ladies’ Deposit Company. She asked new customers to tell their friends about the bank rather than advertising in newspapers, and she promised she could almost double their money. Today, the story of the woman running a Ponzi scheme before Charles Ponzi was e…
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Mariya Oktyabrskaya (1905-1944) was driven to the front lines of World War II by the death of her husband and the destruction of her hometown. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. Wh…
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Where and when did someone come up with the idea for sunglasses? This episode begins with a brief history that goes way back in time to the very first sunglasses and how our modern-day sunglasses came about not so long ago. http://www.glasseshistory.com/glasses-history/history-of-sunglasses/ You know what wonder is. It’s that feeling you get when y…
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Maria W. Stewart (1803-1879) was a Black woman who defied societal taboos to fight against slavery. Her passionate speeches and essays furthered the abolitionist movement — and made her one of the first American women to become a public speaker. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— t…
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Mamie Till-Mobley (1921-2003) was a mother who, in the face of unimaginable sorrow, helped change the course of the Civil Rights movement. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When w…
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We talk to members of two very active chapters of Veterans for Peace, Tom Charles and Hollis Higgins of Spokane Washington, and John Wilks of Albuquerque. In Spokane, Tom has led the effort to get an ordinance passed to outlaw the nuclear weapons industry. Then John Wilks talks about the wasteland that the nuclear industry has made of New Mexico an…
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Ten years ago, Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories gave life back to music. The world-beating smash “Get Lucky” broke streaming records, forged a retro sound that still dominates the charts, and paved the way for artists like The Weeknd, Dua Lipa and Lizzo to craft their own throwback hits. How did Daft Punk do it? Switched On Pop’s four part-mini s…
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Luisa Moreno (1907-1992) made vital contributions as a labor organizer and civil rights activist. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we couldn’t help wonderi…
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Black Mesa is a high desert, arid, with few streams or rivers aboveground. Water tends to come from above or below: sometimes, as a gentle rain. Other times, a rushing monsoon. Navajo and Hopi people have called it home for thousands of years. Its water reservoirs— a complex system of underground pools called “aquifers”— sustain people, livestock, …
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You know that if you don’t drink enough water you get dehydrated. Still, there are other factors that can accelerate dehydration you may not be aware of. This episode begins by explaining what situations can bring this on, even if you think you are taking in plenty of water. https://www.eatingwell.com/article/8034255/sneaky-reasons-youre-dehydrated…
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Lolita Lebrón (1919-2010) was a Puerto Rican nationalist whose radical approach turned her into the island's symbol for independence. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we wer…
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Timing is important, especially when it comes to the big life decisions you make. In fact, the time of day you make a big decision matters a lot. This episode begins with an explanation of how timing can impact decisions you make and what is the best time of day to decide anything. http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-make-better-decisions-2016-11…
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“What we ask jurors to do is to just absorb all this trauma and just to keep on absorbing it and not process it with anyone. Just hold it in and hold it in and hold it in.” A look at what happens during and after a trial – and how some courts are trying to help jurors. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our occasional newslet…
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Letícia Parente (1930-1991) channeled her anger and political criticism into art – as an act of will, pushing against an oppressive world. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When w…
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“Don’t spoil the ending!” It seems no one wants to know how a story or movie ends until they see it end in real time. But maybe knowing the ending first could make the experience better. Is that possible? Listen and find out. alerts. https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/spoiler-alert-spoilers-make-you-enjoy-stories-more Remember when compute…
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Jeanne de Clisson (1300-1359) turned her despair into a vengeful nautical rampage against French nobility. This month, we’re highlighting Ragers: women who used their anger— often righteous, though not always— to accomplish extraordinary things. History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we couldn’t hel…
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