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Hacks & Wonks is a show hosted by political consultant Crystal Fincher, who talks with Policy Wonks and Political Hacks to gather insight into local politics and policy in Washington state through the lens of those doing the work, with behind-the-scenes perspectives on what's happening, why it's happening and what you can do about it.
 
Brand New Information is a pop culture and political news podcast, hosted by siblings Jay Knower and Suzanne Knower Warye. Jay is a politics wonk and Suzanne is a pop culture junkie. Each week, we’ll teach each other about the trending political and pop culture topics of the week. Hilarity and sibling rivalry will ensue, and you might just learn something!
 
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American Wonk

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American Wonk

The Ricochet Audio Network

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American Wonk is the signature podcast of FREOPP, the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. On the show, FREOPP President Avik Roy explores the most important national issues of our time—like the economy, health care, technology, pandemics, and the Supreme Court—with the experts and political leaders who know them best.
 
Welcome to the Amplify OT Podcast. I’m Clarice Grote, MS, OTR/L and I’m the host of the Amplify OT Podcast. I’m an occupational therapist by trade and a policy wonk by choice. The Amplify OT Podcast is where we break down healthcare policy and legislation to help you not only survive but thrive in this crazy US healthcare system. So, let's dive in! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/amplifyot/support
 
Word Wonk Pod is a multi-genre storytelling podcast sharing short pieces of poetry, prose, and everything in between! Any fan of the written word will love joining the host, Cheyenne Bramwell as she tells us why she loves each piece, and introduces us to its creator(s). With each episode being under 15 minutes, listeners will get a bite-sized dose of literary fangirling every other week, and be introduced to new creators to love and support.
 
Two music industry veterans team up to delve into one of the most influential bands of all time. Join rock radio vet Roche and Billie Jean Sarullo (of The Orchard, a division of Sony Music Entertainment) on an exploration of the music, performances, and culture of Pearl Jam.
 
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Iowa WONKS!

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Iowa WONKS!

Kevin Cooney & Dennis Goldford

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“Wonks” - The people who work behind the scenes of the campaigns- gather with reporters and other insiders for a good-natured (and usually humorous) look at candidates, campaigns and each other. WONKS! is recorded in front of a live audience and with journalists thrown into the mix it’s always filled with laughs and unexpected insight.
 
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Cited

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Cited Media

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Experts shape our world. Sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse. In every big story, you’ll find one; you’ll find a researcher, scientist, engineer, planner, policy wonk, data nerd, bureaucrat, regulator, intellectual, or pseudointellectual. Their ideas are often opaque, unrecognized, and difficult to understand. Some of them like it that way. On Cited, we reveal their hidden stories.
 
Welcome to WONKED. We’re the next generation of politics and we’re all about talking policy. Tune in to hear us cut through the canned talking points and rhetoric — we’ve combed through all the working papers for you. Join the Harvard College Democrats for some progressive, policy-based conversations with experts and activists — all in pursuit of the solutions that’ll move our country forward.
 
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Grass Roots

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Grass Roots

Aaron Hilliard

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Grass Roots is a comedy web series following the exploits of two very impolitic political hacks on the campaign trail. Unfortunately for their candidate, Miles and Harry (Aaron Hilliard and Kirby Heyborne) seem to be losing more votes than they're winning. Created by Aaron Hilliard | Yardhill Films
 
We're not your average education podcast. Whether you're a teacher, parent, education wonk, or concerned citizen, this is your place to learn about the hottest issues affecting education, like reform, teaching tips, policy, and more. Your three hosts, Robby, Pete, and Casey, rarely agree. That's what makes it fun. What we do share is a profound commitment to improving education. Tune in: http://edsnotdeadpc.libsyn.com/ Want more? Check out our blog and website at http://edsnotdead.com!
 
The Election University Podcast offers sage advice and time-saving tips for candidates and campaign staff while also providing fascinating insights into down-ballot campaigns. Are you running for a non-federal office now or want to learn more about how to plan a future run? Or are you simply interested in campaigns and elections generally? Then the Election University Podcast is for you. We are your campaign training and election resource hub. We regularly interview vendors and campaign expe ...
 
Take a step back from noisy political debates and tune in to rich conversations on India and the world. The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations. Science-geek-turned-policy-wonk Pavan Srinath talks to scholars and experts on everything from India's unique genetics to why China isn't really trying to take over the world. New episodes out every Thursday. The Pragati Podcast is the titular podcast of the online magazine Pragati, and has a ...
 
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It's The Drink Talking

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It's The Drink Talking

Ben McFarland, Sam Caporn, Tom Sandham, 7digital

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It’s The Drink Talking is the Premier Cru podcast for all things drink related, from Absinthe to Zinfandel. This podcast is not aimed at the booze bore, spirit snob or the wine wonk but instead provides an irreverent and inclusive, warm and welcoming weekly round-up, featuring tastings, the latest booze news and fascinating facts about the most famous and fervent advocates of alcohol.This weekly podcast is presented by the award-winning Thinking Drinkers, Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham, plus ...
 
1. The Night Out - Martin Solveig (Maison & Dragen Rmx) 2. Drive By - Train (H.Schulze Rmx) 3. Oh My Goodness - Olly Murs (Almighty Club Mix) 4. Turn Up The Music - Chris Brown ft. Rihanna (Miami Life Rmx) 5. Paradise - Coldplay (Tiesto Rmx) 6. I Can Only Imagine - David Guetta ft. Chris Brown & Lil’ Wayne (Matt Nevin Extended Mix) 7. 1234 - Laidback Luke ft. Chuckie & Martin Solveig (Original Mix) 8. Molly - Cedric Gervais (Original Mix) 9. Neon - Sharam Jey & Mr. Wonk (Original Mix) 10. He ...
 
Every Friday, Arkansas Times editors Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about the biggest stories of the week in The Natural State. Since 2011, "The Week in Review Podcast" has been the place to go for the straight dirt on politics and culture. With more than 40 years as a journalist in Arkansas, Brantley is unrivalled when it comes to providing the broad context you need to stay in the know.
 
The original PsychSessions podcast is co-hosted by Garth Neufeld from Cascadia College and Eric Landrum from Boise State University. We leverage our connections with psychology teachers from all levels (high school, community college, college, university) as well as individuals from other occupations to have meaningful conversations about what it means to be an educator. Of course, we veer away from the teaching conversation from time to time to hear about origin stories and the personal per ...
 
The scorched wilderness of rock n roll is an unforgiving place, but motoring out of the badlands comes Bane of My Life. Each episode, another grizzled survivor strides forth to face the music. Under the withering eye and questioning of Grand Master J. It's Bane time baby. Website: https://bomlpodcast.co.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BOMLPOD/
 
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On this Hacks & Wonks midweek show, Crystal has a robust conversation with Damon Petrich about his research at the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. As lead author of the seminal work “Custodial Sanctions and Reoffending: A Meta-Analytic Review,” Damon performed an extensive analysis of 116 research studies looking at the …
 
Brick-and-mortar crisis stabilization units, which have been launched in four areas of Arkansas, serve a critical role in law enforcement response to those in mental health crisis, but they comprise only one component of the response spectrum and are not available in some rural areas of the state. Put simply, law enforcement officers need additiona…
 
In this episode Eric interviews Emily Leary Chesney from the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC. Within the Education Directorate, Emily is the Associate Director of the Office of Pre-College and Undergraduate Education. She is the staff liaison to Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools, or, the TOPSS Committee. She discusses…
 
Both plan on going first, but... President Yoon Suk-yeol of South Korea is being piled on for discussing South Korean pursuits of nuclear weapons (although what he said *exactly* was distorted a little). In the face of increasing pressure to respond to North Korea's nuclear posture, South Korea is realistically pursuing capabilities for rapid, prec…
 
We just ended the 117th Congress with some wins, some losses, but most importantly, a plan to keep moving forward to improve the Occupational Therapy profession for both patients and practitioners! That’s why this week on The Amplify OT Podcast, I am talking about the 2022 OT advocacy wins and losses from congress! Join the Amplify OT Membership to…
 
In a time where we are asked to do more with less time and provide high quality care, are you able to justify why OT is needed? We know we are providing value, so why don't others see that? What are we missing? In this special episode, we explore what might be preventing excellent practitioners from being able to effectively communicate and justify…
 
What is empathy, and why is it important in making strategy? Why is "strategic empathy" so problematic? Can empathy be institutionalized? How did neoliberals steer empathy wrong? Dr. Claire Yorke sits down with Van to chat about all that and more. Claire Yorke on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ClaireYorke Claire's review essay on empathy and strategy…
 
On this Hacks & Wonks week-in-review, political consultant and host Crystal Fincher is joined by Seattle political reporter, editor of PubliCola, co-host of the Seattle Nice podcast and author of Quitter: A Memoir of Drinking, Relapse, and Recovery, Erica Barnett! They catch up with all of the news out of the legislature this week, as well as Seatt…
 
Arkansas Times editors Austin Bailey and Lindsey Millar talk about the early days of Gov. Sarah Sanders, which have been filled with executive orders, lawmakers filing a lot of culture war legislation and all sorts of fretting over big, terrible bills to come. Also, they discuss the travails of felonious former senator Jeremy Hutchinson.…
 
Today, Jay shares a hopeful sign that inflation might be slowing down. Then, Suzanne recounts details of the tragic death of Lisa Marie Presley. Plus - The Freshmaker, Luck Wisconsin Lotto winnings, Sausage roll world records, Biden’s documents, Adventures in Babysitting, and a whole new segment: Can We Say That?! If you love the show, please consi…
 
Does Southeast Asia matter? How does SE Asia view and respond to great power competition, Russia’s war in Ukraine, and tensions in the Taiwan Strait? And how can the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) work to solve the crisis in Myanmar in 2023 under Indonesia’s chairmanship? With regular co-host Hunter Marston to discuss these issues a…
 
On this midweek show, Misha Werschkul of the Washington State Budget & Policy Center talks with Crystal about the opportunity this legislative session to align the laws and budget of the state with our values and provide bright futures for all Washingtonians. As legislators prepare to set the State Budget for the next two years, Crystal and Misha d…
 
Quality, Consequences and the Construction Industrial Complex (part 356). Our guest this episode is Paul Russell talking about Smart Buildings and his book “Even If It Was Free”. If you enjoy this episode, share it with friends and give us a review, it helps more than you know. In this episode, we discuss: The danger of the work “pivot” How we inno…
 
On this Hacks & Wonks week-in-review, political consultant and host Crystal Fincher is joined by long-time communications and political strategist and Chair of Sierra Club Seattle, Robert Cruickshank! They cover Governor Inslee’s State of the State address, the legislature's responsibility to provide urgently needed resources for public education, …
 
Today, Jay details the intense mess that Kevin McCarthy had on his hands as he attempted to lock in votes for Speaker of the House. Then, Suzanne updates us on Jen Shah, the Real Housewife of Salt Lake City who was just sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison for defrauding the elderly. Plus: Prince Harry’s new book, Melancholy and the Infinite Sadness, D…
 
How's Biden doing on foreign policy? Where is the "Biden doctrine" going wrong? Matt Duss and Stephen Wertheim--leading voices in progressive foreign policy--come on the pod to hit all the issues with Van and Kate--Ukraine-Russia, a disastrous defense strategy, Iran, Saudi-Yemen war, China, Afghanistan and counter-terrorism, and more. Matt and Step…
 
On this midweek show, Tye Reed and Camille Gix from House Our Neighbors fill Crystal in on why Seattle should vote Yes on Initiative 135 this February. In describing the four pillars of I-135’s social housing approach - publicly-owned, permanently affordable, cross-class communities, and resident-led - House Our Neighbors tells us how their effort …
 
On this Hacks & Wonks Week in Review, political consultant and show host Crystal Fincher is joined by fellow political consultant and urban farmer, Heather Weiner, for an enthusiastic conversation looking ahead to the 2023 Washington state legislative session, reviewing key announcements from a party leader and a city councilmember who aren’t runni…
 
This week, Jay clues us in on the developments of Trump’s presidential campaign. …Or rather, the lack of developments. Then, Jay and Suzanne ask how Damar Hamlin’s horrific injury on Monday Night Football this week will affect the future of football, as it lays bare the dangerous nature of the game. Plus: New Wisconsin health codes, aggressive lung…
 
Back after a few months of not doing much at all. The ever seductive duck catches up with the lovely listeners of WTQ to remind them he isn't dead and is still knee deep in the throws of complaining about first world problems and everyday annoyances like mental health, low flying planes and the ever dreaded.....DENTIST! (It's good to have ye back l…
 
On today’s midweek show, Crystal welcomes Senator Manka Dhingra, Chair of the Senate Law & Justice Committee, to preview the tough issues her committee will take on in the upcoming legislative session. Senator Dhingra walks through her data-driven and community-informed approach to legislating and how this lens guides her thinking on revisiting the…
 
In this episode Eric interviews Drew Christopher (in his second appearance on PsychSessions) from Albion College in Albion, MI. Drew shares his genuine concerns for incoming students post-COVID in his freshman seminar course. Food, and especially donuts, becomes a recurring theme throughout this chat. After a bit of sports talk, we delve into Drew'…
 
Jane Halonen (Part 2), University of West Florida A re-broadcast of PsychSessions Episode 096: Formidable, Generous, Industrious, Sovereign Ruler of Janeland This episode was originally released on July 7, 2020By Jane Halonen, Garth Neufeld, Eric Landrum
 
Lindsay Masland, Appalachian State University Keynote Address: You Were Trained as a Scientist. Isn’t It Time to Start Teaching Like One? Originally delivered October 19, 2019 in Denver, CO at STP’s Annual Conference on Teaching (ACT)By Lindsay Masland, Garth Neufeld, Eric Landrum
 
In this episode Eric interviews Diane Finley from Prince George's Community College in Largo, MD. Diane is truly a 'jack of many trades,' with varied interests throughout her life, ranging from focusing on journalism from a political science perspective to being a competitive swimmer to being a high school English teacher directing plays to becomin…
 
On this Hacks & Wonks week in review, political consultant and host Crystal Fincher is joined by the former Director of Progressive Majority who has now transitioned into public service but remains involved in numerous political efforts across Washington, EJ Juárez. Crystal and EJ start the show discussing the challenges Washington’s infrastructure…
 
Happy Holidays! Thanks for joining us for a great first year of Brand New Information. To celebrate the end of the year, we compiled some of our favorite behind the scenes outtakes! If you love unedited content like this, be sure to join us on our Patreon where you’ll get access to the unedited video version of each episode, among other great perks…
 
In Part II of Van's sit-down w/ Professor Daniel Immerwahr (author of How to Hide an Empire), they talk about Daniel's recent chapter about the politics and ideology of George Lucas's Star Wars. Was the Galactic Republic really an empire the entire time? What made Star Wars a Vietnam movie? What's the deal with the Ewok? And what's wrong with Lucas…
 
The United States is still a long way from eliminating the stigma associated with seeking care for mental health needs, but the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that more of us struggle with mental illness than society previously acknowledged. In this episode, host Craig Wilson talks with Dr. Mark Jansen, vice president and chief medical officer for …
 
The United States is still a long way from eliminating the stigma associated with seeking care for mental health needs, but the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that more of us struggle with mental illness than society previously acknowledged. In this episode, host Craig Wilson talks with Dr. Mark Jansen, vice president and chief medical officer for …
 
Why do geopoliticians blow off climate change and environmental degradation? Is geography really an insurmountable force? What do "geopolitical risk consultants" really do? And what should we make of the fact that geopolitics has its origins in imperialism? What did Nazis, in particular, see appealing in geopolitics? Van sits down w/ Professor Dani…
 
Note: In light of the growing body of news and evidence that the King County Jail is dangerous and ineffective at improving safety, the Hacks & Wonks team decided to re-air this illuminating episode about the harm that jail and the current bail system causes our community. On this Hacks & Wonks midweek show, Chanel Rhymes, Director of Advocacy at t…
 
In this AskPsychSessions feature, Marianne talks with Dr. Pooja Agarwal from the Berklee College of Music. They focus on her suggestions for making group work actually work. You can find the entire back catalog of AskPsychSessions features at psychsessions.orgBy Marianne Lloyd, Garth Neufeld, Eric Landrum
 
On today’s very special Friday show, Crystal welcomes Phil Gardner to spill all the details behind the drama of Washington’s Third Congressional District race from his vantage as the campaign manager for now-U.S. Representative-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Pérez. As we hear about the nailbiter of a race in Southwest Washington between a rural Democrat a…
 
What does war and violence abroad do to politics at home? Why were early Cold War intellectuals obsessed with who "lost China?" And what did the realists of the 1940s and 1950s believe about not just the limits of American power but how US hegemony might be the road to fascism in America? John Delury sits down with Van to discuss all that and more …
 
Tyler Nighswander and Mike Nute have developed an incredible tool for detecting long-range missile and space launches by processing and visualizing ionospheric disturbances in GPS data. In one of the most fascinating and technically complex episodes of the ACW pod, Tyler and Mike join Jeffrey to talk about their wild new open-source intelligence to…
 
On today’s midweek show, Representative Jessica Bateman of the 22nd Legislative District joins Crystal for an in-depth discussion on housing policy in Washington State. After laying out the Department of Commerce’s 20-year projection of a needed million homes of which half need to be low-income housing, Representative Bateman walks through plans to…
 
In this episode Eric interviews Stephanie Afful from Lindenwood College in St. Charles, MO. Stephanie shares stories from her life of difficult challenges, from pivoting through COVID, not earning tenure at a prior institution, to mourning the loss of her brother. In her words, she "falls forward" into better situations in her career, optimisticall…
 
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