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Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
 
Today, liberal democracies are under unprecedented strain from within and without. In each episode, renowned social anthropologist Shalini Randeria invites a leading scholar to explore the challenges and dilemmas facing democracies around the world. They investigate what needs to be done to ensure the future well-being of our democratic institutions and practices.
 
Survive and thrive in today's economy! With over 1,100 episodes in this Monday - Friday podcast, business and investment guru Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and financial experts including; Steve Forbes (Freedom Manifesto), Tomas Sowell (Housing Boom and Bust), Noam Chomsky (Manufacturing Consent), Jenny Craig (Health & Fitness CEO), Jim Cramer (Mad Money), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Todd Akin (Former US Congressman), Will ...
 
Albertastan.ca is a progressive & independent Alberta political commentary podcast discussing popular social issues, critical of the way in which our popular media covers all things politics in our province. From a social-democratic & satirical view, hosted by Richard Gordon, we offer a voice for real change & understanding in Alberta’s political & environmental climate!
 
TOP SECRET Personal Attention, SpyCast Listeners Known to be the podcast real spies listen to -(STOP)- eavesdrop on conversations with high level sources from around the world -(STOP)- spychiefs molehunters defectors covert operators analysts cyberwarriors technologists debriefed by SPY Historian Hammond -(STOP)- stories secrets tradecraft and technology discussed -(STOP)- museum confirmed to have greatest collection of artifacts on the subject anywhere in the world -(STOP)- podcast rumored ...
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Explore the meaning of science fiction, and how it's relevant to real-life science and society. Your hosts are Annalee Newitz, a science journalist who writes science fiction, and Charlie Jane Anders, a science fiction writer who is obsessed with science. Every two weeks, we take deep dives into science fiction books, movies, television, and comics that will expand your mind -- and maybe change your life
 
Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
 
A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
 
Ever feel like the law is stacked against you? It probably is. Broken Law speaks truth to power in discussing how our laws and legal system serve the few at the expense of the many. This is where law meets real life. Hosted by the staff of the American Constitution Society, we reckon with the origins of our legal system, interview people on the frontlines of the progressive legal movement, and chat about necessary legal reforms to restore our democratic legitimacy and improve the lives of al ...
 
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.
 
From politics to the personal, we're about solutions. Our weekly podcast features two friends and longtime journalists. Join Richard Davies (ABC News) and Jim Meigs (Popular Mechanics) as they challenge authors, experts and provocateurs in a search for positive, practical ideas. Guests include Alan Dershowitz, a noted legal scholar and defender of civil liberties; Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" and Lenore Skenazy, founder of "Free Range Kids." Topics include politics, parenting, personal finance, ...
 
Unapologetic Liberal Talk on the right side of history, decency, dignity and democracy. Comedian, activist, Democratic Socialist, AKA: Real Democrat, Real Patriot looks at current events through an unapologetically liberal lens. Hear her "Tarabuster" at http://ProgressiveVoices.com Become a patron at https://www.patreon.com/taradevlin or click the support link above. Let’s vent, strategize and commiserate about those usurpers of the dreams of a functioning democracy, that greed-centered deat ...
 
Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view. Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.
 
The business, market, and ESG news, brought to you by experts, edited for humans. After more than two decades of experience as ESG company and market analysts and eight decades of experience in fact-based snark, we make business and investing news suck less for real people and the investor-curious.
 
Real Democracy Now! a podcast answers the question: can we do democracy differently? If you're dissatisfied with the current state of democracy but not sure how it could be improved this is the podcast for you. You'll hear from experts and activists as well as everyday people about how democracy works and how it can be improved. Then you get to choose which reforms you think would make the most difference.
 
The best startup advice from Silicon Valley & beyond. Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack — share the stories & strategies that helped them grow from startups into global brands. On each episode, host Reid Hoffman — LinkedIn cofounder, Greylock partner and legendary Silicon Valley investor — proves an unconventional theory about how businesses scale, while his guests share the story of how I built this company. Reid and guests talk entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, m ...
 
On Inequality Bites, we explore how we can make society more equal so that everyone can flourish. In each episode, Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust speaks to experts with learned and lived experience about the impact of socio-economic inequalities, and discusses solutions to overcome them.
 
The Constitution Unit conducts timely, rigorous, independent research into constitutional change and the reform of political institutions. Our research has significant real-world impact, informing policy-makers engaged in such changes - both in the United Kingdom and around the world. On this channel, you will find the audio recordings of the Constitution Unit's past events.
 
American politics is undergoing seismic changes that will alter the course of history. At Words Matter, we believe that facts, evidence, truth and objective reality are necessary and vital in public discourse. Our hosts and guests have broad experience in government, politics and journalism -- this gives them a unique ability to explain recent events and place them in historic context. Together, with fellow journalists, elected officials, policy-makers and thought-leaders, they will analyze ...
 
The Future Is a Mixtape is a podcast about designing utopia. We seek out real, practical strategies to dismantle the insidious systems of hierarchy and oppression choking our present world. We demand that the core necessities of life – food, shelter, healthcare and education – must be enshrined as essential human rights and granted to all. We aim to map out a fully automated, just, sustainable future that transcends core needs and realizes artfully sublime designs for human flourishing.
 
Clearing the FOG: Speaking truth to expose the forces of greed on WeAct Radio, 1480 am, out of Anacostia, Washington, DC. The ruling FOG (Forces of Greed) spin news stories in their favor and keep the masses distracted with celebrity gossip and reality shows. Each week we feature guests who are working to expose the truth and offer real solutions to the current crises faced by our nation and the world. Knowledge is power, and with this knowledge you will be empowered to act to shift power to ...
 
Using case studies that often go untouched in news media, we examine how global trends are impacting real lives and international politics. Global Inquirer is a production of the International Relations Organization at the University of Virginia. We are also affiliated with TEEJ.fm, the podcast network of the University of Virginia and Charlottesville. Music: Audissey https://open.spotify.com/artist/27PasEOltfafDKVv1TPTQR
 
A podcast about my start up Ellani☔️ House Rules: 1) No Clapping, way too stimulating and what have we achieved? WorldPeace? Preservation of Life? Financial Freedom for all?Ending slavery Nope! So there’s real work to be done humanity. 2) THIS IS NOT A DEMOCRACY!: This straight up autonomy given to me from the Lord of the Worlds Who has complete sovereignty over everything! If you’re offended by words, I’m offended by lies, bloodshed, poop, DeMoCracy, feminism, all the isms, culture, black m ...
 
Why doesn’t government work? Is it the politicians, the civil servants, the political parties? Or is it the system in which they all operate? The Hidden Power goes behind the headlines and the sporting spectacle of modern politicking to find the real villain. This series of six podcasts, broadcast weekly from October 10th, provides both critique and answers. Good government is entirely possible but not in its current guise. Hosted by Ed Straw, former chair of Demos - the cross-party think-ta ...
 
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In today's 10th episode, Jason Hartman talks with Dennis Kucinich, former Congressman and Democratic Presidential Candidate, as well as former Mayor of Cleveland. Dennis and Jason discuss how we may be able to fix political corruption, the demise of competition in today's society, what to do about companies growing too large, and more. But before t…
 
Home prices around the country have been skyrocketing, as everyone knows. That has given everyone equity they could never have expected, and made investors returns they could never have dreamed of. Then, Jason went on Casey Weade's Retire with Purpose YouTube channel back at the beginning of the pandemic to discuss what's happening in the real esta…
 
Republicans shoot down the Corrupt Politicians Act, a US Olympian fantasizes about burning the American flag on the Olympic podium, and the Chief of Naval Operations defends Critical Race Theory in the military. My new book ’Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds,’ is now available wherever books are sold. Grab your copy today here: https…
 
IIIIIT’S PRIME DAY! Happy multi-billion dollar payday to Mr. Bezos himself. We’re also talking “labor shortages” for American Airlines and adding a new character to our cast of idiots… Bo Burnham???By Free Float Media
 
Don Lemon says Americans don’t view black men as human, a man will compete against women at the Olympics, and a young person dies of heart failure after receiving the COVID vaccine. My new book ’Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds,’ is now available wherever books are sold. Grab your copy today here: https://utm.io/uds0D…
 
Ethereum 2.0 is an upgrade to the Ethereum network that aims to improve the network's security and scalability. Recently, we chatted to Danny Ryan about the Merge and switch to Proof of Stake. As a follow up to that episode, we were joined by Dankrad Feist, who heads the sharding and statelessness research at the Ethereum Foundation. We dove deep i…
 
Spy satellites are fascinating! Man-made objects up there – sometimes way up there – looking down to see what other humans are up to. I believe it’s called a God’s eye view. You may not be as unfamiliar with satellites as you think: for starters, you’re on one! The earth is a satellite of the sun, the moon is a satellite of the earth, you are a sat…
 
This episode explores the death penalty’s future in America. In its final months, the Trump administration carried out an unprecedent execution spree. Meanwhile, the country elected Joe Biden, the first president in U.S. history to publicly oppose the death penalty. Twenty-three states have abolished the death penalty. But as it becomes less common…
 
"Will some people lose their shirts with crypto? Absolutely. Will new great industries be built upon this? Absolutely," Reid Hoffman tells Rapid Response host Bob Safian, in a new, unfiltered conversation. The co-hosts dive into cryptocurrency strategy, why cybersecurity "is an emperor-has-no-clothes situation," weighing Target vs. the corner store…
 
It’s a dream year in the making. High jumper Priscilla Frederick-Loomis will do anything to support her training for the 2020 Olympics—even clean strangers’ houses. But as the postponed Tokyo Games approach, she’s still suffering mysterious health problems months after contracting COVID-19. In collaboration with ESPN, we follow Frederick-Loomis’s p…
 
You might think that nothing good happens on the Internet anymore. It's just an algorithmically driven continuous feed of rage, disinformation, and subterfuge. Natalie Wynn, known for her YouTube channel ContraPoints, proves that good things are still happening on the Internet. Part philosopher, part performance artist, and wholly genre-defying, Wy…
 
Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, who is a businessman born in Colombia, has been held for over a year now in the small African island nation of Cabo Verde at the request of the United States, which is seeking his extradition. Saab has not committed any crimes other than trying to thwart the United States' illegal economic blockade of Venezuela by bu…
 
Another day in the United States of Serfs and Lords.The backlash against "woke" progress is in full effect.Meghan McCain personifies everything wrong with American culture. We discuss the madness. _________JOIN ROKFIN to ACCESS EXCLUSIVE TARABUSTER CONTENT AS WELL AS SOME MORE GREAT LIBERAL TALKERS - INCLUDING RON PLACONE, JIMMY DORE, LEE CAMP, GRA…
 
Jason Hartman takes a look at what's going on with inflation today, and it isn't a pretty look. We're seeing inflation numbers that haven't been seen in nearly 30 years. What will happen next? Then Jason examines why it's so important to keep local political climates in mind when you're buying investment properties, as well as fluctuating commodity…
 
China Rising Radio Sinoland · The Zombies Were Right, It’s A Time Of The Season One of the great, long lost psychedelic rock albums of the 1960s is the Zombies’ Odessey and Oracle, with its belated smash hit, A Time of the Season. Interestingly, it was unknown until three years after...By CHINA RISING RADIO SINOLAND
 
NOW IN 22 DIFFERENT LANGUAGES. CLICK ON THE LOWER LEFT HAND CORNER “TRANSLATE” TAB TO FIND YOURS! By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: the two essential books to understand not only how WWI was implemented, then prolonged, but to know that this game plan has not changed in the last 130 years, and drives today’s...…
 
On June 26th 2015 President Barack Obama delivered the eulogy at the funeral of the Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney, the senior pastor of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston and a South Carolina State Senator. Reverend Pinckney and 8 other Black church members had been murdered a week earlier during Bible Study in a racially …
 
Plus... David French on 'the nationalization of outrage;' Mark Simon on the police raid at the Apple Daily newspaper in Hong Kong and how it's having a chilling effect on the press in Hong Kong; and more. Drew Shenkman, Katelyn Polantz, David Zurawik, Jennifer Mercieca, David French, Elaine Yu and Mark Simon join Brian Stelter. To learn more about …
 
Another day in the United States of Serfs and Lords.Corporate media crows because Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett didn't vote to overturn the ACA - on a technicality - and then run with the "base" on "both sides" is crazy.Candace Owens rails against Juneteenth. We discuss the madness. _________JOIN ROKFIN to ACCESS EXCLUSIVE TARABUSTER CONTENT AS W…
 
A superstar line-up chooses an African American spy from American history. Harriet Tubman, Ralph Bunche and Willie Merkerson Jr. are introduced, before we have a discussion about African Americans and the American experience. Our guests are Mel Gamble, a former CIA Chief of the Africa Division and Senior Intelligence officer; Reuben E. Brigety II, …
 
Recognise that most ‘decisions’ by government are political experiments. ...except that with normal experiments - the scientific kind - measurements are taken, changes are monitored, conclusions drawn, theory is adjusted. Oddly, this is not the case with government decisions: debate is held, rehearsing the full repertoire of grimace, flush, sound a…
 
Luxumbra is a manual-laborer-turned-developer-turned-cat-herder that found MetaGame initially as DAO newbie researching Bitcoin use cases. In his crypto research, he stumbled upon Aragon and communities powered by Aragon. From there it was a classic story of falling into the rabbit hole and falling in love with communities that are genuinely more i…
 
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 672, originally published in Nicole Gelinas is the author of After the Fall:Saving Capitalism From Wall Street - and Washington. She is also a contributing editor to the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal and a columnist for the NY Post and a contributing writer to the NY Times. She shares her thoughts o…
 
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