Best science policy podcasts we could find (Updated September 2017)
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Top Science Articles From Discovery, Live Science, Scientific American, Science Daily, New Scientist, Space News, Nautilus & More. Covering Topics In Physics, Neuroscience, Energy, Science Policy, Geology, Medicine, Stem Cells, Global Warming, etc.
 
Our podcast offers news and feature stories covering all fields of science. Our articles delve into breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution biology, physics, neuroscience, energy, science policy, geology, medicine and much more. Join the discussion with top scientists on the latest news in spaceflight, brain/body research, evolution and the influence of science on culture. That's not all! If ...
 
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Penn Science Policy Podcast
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Podcast by Penn Science Policy Group
 
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JAMA Medical News: Discussing timely topics in clinical medicine, biomedical sciences, public health, and health policy
 
Timely and engaging discussions about advances in clinical research and practice, biomedical science, public health, and health policy.
 
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New Books in Public Policy
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Interviews with Scholars of Public Policy about their New Books
 
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BhTV: The Glenn Show (audio)
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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Cell Podcast
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Cell (www.cell.com) is a peer-reviewed journal publishing the most interesting discoveries in biology.
 
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BhTV (audio)
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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BhTV: The DMZ (audio)
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Liberal Bill Scher and conservative Matt Lewis meet in the rancor-free DMZ to hash out the week’s political events.
 
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Climate One at The Commonwealth Club
 
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers looking to make a difference.
 
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The Healthcare Policy Podcast ® Produced by David Introcaso
 
The Healthcare Policy Podcast website features audio interviews with experts on current or important health care topics. While there are any number of healthcare-related podcasts and other online programming these offerings typically present a vested interest viewpoint. My podcasts are produced independently, i.e., without any conflicts of interest and moreover are intended to help you better understand the inter-section between research and policy analysis and political realities. Among oth ...
 
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Main Engine Cut Off
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A short, weekly podcast about spaceflight, exploration, policy, and strategy in the modern era and near future.
 
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Party Politics
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A political podcast hosted by two political science professors, Brandon Rottinghaus from the University of Houston and Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University. They’ll provide you with up-to-date politics and policy conversations for your next cocktail party and it’ll make you sound really smart!
 
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Hi-Phi Nation
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Hi-Phi Nation is the first story-driven, narrative podcast on contemporary philosophy. Every week we begin with compelling stories of ordinary and extraordinary human experiences, and transform them into an examination of philosophical ideas. We profile stories from war, crime, politics, religion, public health and policy, science, and history that raise philosophical questions, and we answer them with the help of contemporary academic philosophers. The aim of the show is to bring fans of th ...
 
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Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences
 
Examining the impact of biotech discoveries on society and the law's role in shaping that impact.
 
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KQED's Climate Watch
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A special series from KQED's "The California Report" providing in-depth coverage of climate-related science and policy issues from a California perspective.
 
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Mad Hat Economics
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A podcast discussing different behavioral anomalies related to economics, marketing, psychology, public policy, consumer preference and food science. Hosted by Cornell University graduate students.
 
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BhTV (audio)
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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Ad Astra
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Going to space isn't easy. Neither are the politics that go into it. Jack and Newton break down the missions to space and beyond in terms anyone can understand in this weekly show about space and space policy and technology.
 
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Talk Solar
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Solar is now an established part of the national dialog. With 65% of Americans supporting solar it's time to Talk Solar. Join seasoned Blog Talk Radio Host Beth Bond of Speaking of Green as she focuses on her favorite topic solar. Known in solar circles in Georgia Bond is ready to talk to about all things solar in the US now. Join her as she talks about policy, solar technology and installations from home owner roof tops to gW utility scale solar.
 
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ReactionFM
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A podcast about the latest science news, science policy and anything else science related.
 
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MRUniversity: Principles of Macroeconomics (Video)
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Online Economics Education
 
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CERIAS Security Seminar Podcast
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CERIAS Security Seminar series video podcasts.
 
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Chicago Humanities Festival Podcast
 
Since 1990, world-renowned authors, scholars, poets, policy-makers, artists, and performers have gathered each November at Chicago's many cultural institutions to celebrate the power of ideas in human culture. And each year, tens of thousands of enthusiastic audience participants rediscover the rich and vital role the humanities play in their daily lives. This podcast aims to highlight some of the best programs from the 25 year festival archives.
 
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Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society: Audio Fishbowl
 
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society event podcast
 
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BhTV: The Glenn Show (audio)
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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Science for the People
Weekly
 
Science for the People is a weekly syndicated radio show and podcast. We are a long-format interview show that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Every week, our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science migh ...
 
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The Bio Report
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The Bio Report podcast, hosted by veteran journalist Daniel Levine, focuses on the intersection of biotechnology with business, science, and policy.
 
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BhTV: The Glenn Show (fast)
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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Hi-Phi Nation
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Hi-Phi Nation is the first story-driven, narrative podcast on contemporary philosophy. Every week we begin with compelling stories of ordinary and extraordinary human experiences, and transform them into an examination of philosophical ideas. We profile stories from war, crime, politics, religion, public health and policy, science, and history that raise philosophical questions, and we answer them with the help of contemporary academic philosophers. The aim of the show is to bring fans of th ...
 
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BhTV: Drezburt (audio)
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Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner offer unorthodox takes from inside security orthodoxy.
 
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The Social Work Podcast
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Join your host, Jonathan Singer, Ph.D., LCSW in an exploration of all things social work, including direct practice, human behavior in the social environment, research, policy, field work, social work education, and everything in between. Big names talking about bigger ideas. The purpose of the podcast is to present information in a user-friendly format. Although the intended audience is social workers, the information will be useful to anyone in a helping profession (including psychology, n ...
 
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BhTV: Worldwise (audio)
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Featuring guests located outside the United States, Worldwise aspires to illuminate international affairs and help Americans understand perspectives abroad.
 
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Mad Hat Economics
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A podcast discussing different behavioral anomalies related to economics, marketing, psychology, public policy, consumer preference and food science
 
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Press Conference USA - Voice of America
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Join host Carol Castiel for this 30-minute weekly newsmaker program that provides listeners around the globe with information and insights on a wide range of topics spanning U.S. politics, foreign policy, global health, science and culture.
 
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BhTV (video)
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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BhTV (fast)
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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This Week in Drugs
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A podcast about all things drugs: news, policy, science, health, and more!
 
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Micropod
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The Society for Applied Microbiology provide benefits and resources online to raise awareness and knowledge of a diverse range of applied microbiology issues such as climate change and biofuels, food poisoning outbreaks and hospital acquired infection. The Micropod podcast, is an interesting podcast featuring interesting people. Some are microbiologists, some aren't scientists, but they all have one thing in common: everything they talk to us about is relevant to the lives of microbiologists ...
 
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BhTV: The Glenn Show (video)
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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AmeriPod - A Podcast for The Resistance
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A Podcast for The Resistance
 
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RARECast
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RARECast is a Global Genes podcast hosted by veteran journalist Daniel Levine. It focuses on the intersection of rare disease with business, science, and policy.
 
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Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society: Audio Fishbowl
 
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society event podcast
 
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Wide Open Air Exchange
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A podcast by Christine Gallagher
 
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JECH podcast
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The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health is a truly international journal that encompasses all aspects of epidemiology and public health. It publishes original research, opinions and materials concerned with the study and improvement of communities worldwide.
 
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The Hastings Center Bioethics Podcast
 
A podcast from The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan research institution dedicated to bioethics and the public interest since 1969.
 
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Ockham's Razor - Program podcast
 
A soap box for all things scientific, with short talks about research, industry and policy from people with something thoughtful to say about science.
 
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Cell PaperClips
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Cell (www.cell.com) is a peer-reviewed journal publishing the most interesting discoveries in biology.
 
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Smarter Cars
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Smarter Cars is a podcast about autonomous vehicles. We’re interviewing key players about the challenges of bringing autonomous vehicles to market, including current thinking about deep learning, policy/regulation, business models, ethics, and the impact on social welfare, economics, cities and the future of how we live and work.
 
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Arbitration
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This is Arbitror's weekly podcast on policy matters and current events happening around the globe. Arbitror contributors and staff meet weekly to discuss both trending and more obscure global issues. Arbitror is a publication which turns a critical lens onto the world’s leading governments with the mission of keeping those governments accountable to their citizens and promoting sound policy worldwide.
 
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BhTV: Foreign Entanglements (audio)
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Hosted by Robert Farley, Matthew Duss and Natalie Sambhi, Foreign Entanglements brings together people with contrasting views on America’s role in the world.
 
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Dr. Hal Barron discusses what he has learned about innovation in science and medicine based on his over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry, and potential implications for health policy at the local, national and global level. Barron is one of the most respected clinician-scientists and successful drug developers in the biotech ...…
 
Dr. Hal Barron discusses what he has learned about innovation in science and medicine based on his over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry, and potential implications for health policy at the local, national and global level. Barron is one of the most respected clinician-scientists and successful drug developers in the biotech ...…
 
SoundCloud subscribe itunes Google Play COL (Ret.) Inès N. V. Beautiful Bald Eagle White Ines N. White is a research staff member of the Strategy, Forces and Resources Division (SFRD) of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), Washington, DC. She provides logistics expertise to the US Department of Defense and Department of State. Ines was bo ...…
 
The 16th Annual BIO Investor Forum, taking place October 17th-18th in San Francisco, is the premier event for emerging private and public companies to connect with prospective investors to make the deals that drive our industry, and has only become bigger and better. More than 200 CEOs typically attend the BIO Investor Forum; 25 different count ...…
 
Download Transcript This week, Taunalyn Rutherford of LDS Perspectives, reviews the historical background of the Joseph Smith Translation (JST) and its presence in the Doctrine and Covenants with Dr. Kenneth (Ken) Alford. This episode is part one in a special first anniversary double episode on the Joseph Smith Translation. In his days as an un ...…
 
As noted in the recently-released 2017 BIO publication Bioscience Innovation in the States: Job Creation through Public-Private Partnerships, on economic development efforts in the states, advances in biotechnology innovation and commercialization have had an enormous positive impact on the U.S. economy. Our industry across the nation is 1.6 mi ...…
 
Teachers of the Year: Camille Jones 2017, Lyon Terry 2015, and Katie Brown 2014, Nate Bowling 2016 Katie Brown, 2014 Teacher of the Year, holds a BA in anthropology and taught 7th grade English before moving into ELL (English Language Learners). Not only is Katie an amazing educator, she won a silver medal in World Championship Shuai Chiao (Chi ...…
 
We are entering an age where Genetic Testing is going to become affordable to the common man, where we can get early indications if we are at risk for certain cancers of diseases. Which will allow us to make plans and or lifestyle changes to try and ward off or have more pro-active screening for certain diseases. The new road gear so far is not ...…
 
Guests Katie Brown, 2014 Teacher of the Year, holds a BA in anthropology and taught 7th grade English before moving into ELL (English Language Learners). Not only is Katie an amazing educator, she won a silver medal in World Championship Shuai Chiao (Chinese Wrestling.) Lyon Terry, 2015 Teacher of the Year, 4th grade educator and lover of child ...…
 
Dave Davies joins the show to discuss new charges involving the 2012 re-election of Philadelphia Congressman Bob Brady. Susan Philips reports on a move toward a fracking ban in the Delaware River basin. Carol Collier, senior advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Science’s Drexel University, and former executive d ...…
 
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Technology News Related Podcast on the Tech Podcast Network
 
Sorry for no show-notes last show folks I explain during the show tonight. I also talk about the Tesla & Irma discussion going on how Tesla made certain Tesla’s have longer range via a software update. I also cover more info about the Equifax breach. Full show tonight. You have heard me talk about proximity beacons. I know now how to do it with ...…
 
Sorry for no show-notes last show folks I explain during the show tonight. I also talk about the Tesla & Irma discussion going on how Tesla made certain Tesla’s have longer range via a software update. I also cover more info about the Equifax breach. Full show tonight. You have heard me talk about proximity beacons. I know now how to do it with ...…
 
Sorry for no show-notes last show folks I explain during the show tonight. I also talk about the Tesla & Irma discussion going on how Tesla made certain Tesla’s have longer range via a software update. I also cover more info about the Equifax breach. Full show tonight. You have heard me talk about proximity beacons. I know now how to do it with ...…
 
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Shift Your Paradigm: From School-Centered to Learner-Centered
 
Episode 12 takes us to New York City, Portfolio School and Co-Founder/CEO, Babur Habib. Babur is a tech entrepreneur who co-founded Kno Inc, an ed-tech company which set out to reimagine how students consume content. The company was acquired by Intel Corporation where Babur spent time implementing technology solutions in classrooms globally. Hi ...…
 
CLICK HERE to listen to episode audio (4:42). Transcript of audio, notes on the audio, images, and additional information follow below. All Web addresses mentioned were functional as of 9-8-17. TRANSCRIPT OF AUDIO From the Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean, this is Virginia Water Radio for the week of September 11, 2017. MUSIC and SOUND – ~1 ...…
 
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about Google trying to silence all of their enemies. Jake is in his happy place and no one can stop him from shaming Google. We also have two stories actually about privacy and security, if you're into that kind of thing. Show Notes: 1:30 SharknAT&To Jake shares an article he found interesting. A researcher disc ...…
 
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Patient Activation Network
 
“Doctors are not how to be of service for people of whom a cure is not an option,” reflected Dr. Ungerleider on her path to palliative care. “We are taught that death is the ultimate failure. People aren’t dying in the ways that match the goals and values of how they want to live their lives, but it is something that I have set out to really ch ...…
 
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The Energy Transition Show with Chris Nelder (Full Episodes)
 
Modeling the future of our climate is a complex task that not too many people understand. What do we know about how the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (or IPCC) modeling actually works? Why has the modeling community decided to model emissions separately from socioeconomic scenarios? When we hear that the RCP8.5 emissions scenario is ...…
 
00:00 mins - Opening Remarks & Presentation by Dr Mathew Mathews Panel 1: Every School a Good School - Myth or Reality?Speakers:27:38 mins - Ms Genevieve ChyeDivisional Director, Engagement and Research Division, Communications and Engagement Group,Ministry of Education43:00 mins - Associate Professor Jason TanPolicy and Leadership Studies, Nat ...…
 
Today my guest is Ida Eskamani, an activist and Cheif of staff to Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith. Ida is a Central Florida Native who graduated from UCF and has been working towards social justice issues her who career. She is a wonderful source of inspiration to anyone who is interested in activism work, what it looks like, and what it means to t ...…
 
Tribbles and Trilobites Episode 0303 PART 2 - Star Trek or Star Wars - The story, evidence, and madness. Robert Meyer Burnett, Russell Bates, Dr. George Gonzalez, Johan Albrechtsen, James Cole, Steve Wise plus more. Featuring: Robert Meyer Burnett, Russell Bates, Dr. George Gonzalez, Johan Albrechtsen, James Cole, Steve Wise plus more.Co-Hosts ...…
 
NOTE: This story comes with an accompanying podcast — scroll to the bottom of the page to listen! CropLife Canada sees a growing demand for its expertise on policy discussions around international trade issues in the coming years. As president of CropLife Canada, which represents Canadian manufacturers, developers and distributors of pesticides ...…
 
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Politics, Meet The Voter & Politics of Success
 
In 1988, Cobb took Robert Dean’s place as the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of the International Programs and Technology Affairs Directorate with responsibility for science & technology agreements, export policy, United Nations issues, and the environment. He became President and CEO of the Business Executives for Natio ...…
 
This week I got both a good laugh and a painful lesson from listening to She Podcasts. Warning, don't teach your Mexican co-worker what "See You Next Tuesday" means. Spoilers: it doesn't end well. I've also got eclipse news, dead bodies in strange places, a workplace affair gone horribly wrong, and by far the worst way to find out your spouse i ...…
 
Today I’m talking with Australian author John Birmingham about his journey from the dizzying heights of the traditional publishing scene, to deciding to go indie and hybrid and his insights into how the publishing industry has changed. It’s an honest and really fascinating interview. In the intro, I talk about how we can deal with the political ...…
 
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Jessie's Coffee Shop
 
A trail of murders, an unexpected enemy, betrayal and desperation plaguing the friendly, suburban town…A young government agent tasked with solving it, battling his own demons along the way…A new partner with a dicey past, icy exterior, and hidden secrets…An aging ex-military man thrust in the middle of the danger, but determined to atone for a ...…
 
A trail of murders, an unexpected enemy, betrayal and desperation plaguing the friendly, suburban town…A young government agent tasked with solving it, battling his own demons along the way…A new partner with a dicey past, icy exterior, and hidden secrets…An aging ex-military man thrust in the middle of the danger, but determined to atone for a ...…
 
Apple has implemented and Law Enforcement Switch in iOS 11 that allows users to turn off TouchID very simply. This is sure to rub the government the wrong way. But Apple continues to push boundaries in making it harder for Law Enforcement to get access to all the encrypted data within the phone. What was once a hard thing to turn off can now be ...…
 
A new draft federal climate report forecasts warmer temperatures, higher seas, and more precipitation for the Northeast than predicted just three years ago. We speak with a University of New Hampshire climatologist. And one town is host to a surprising amount of resources New Englanders use, and that’s taking a toll on local residents. We find ...…
 
In the second episode of the BLOOD: Life Uncut podcast series we examine the UK blood donation guidelines which require gay men to be celibate for a twelve month period. We tracked down sociologist Scott Vrecko, Blood Equality Campaigner Lewis Hern and Haemophiliac and LGBTQ activist Mark Ward to find out if this ban was based on stigma or scie ...…
 
Peter Warren Singer is Strategist and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, founder of NeoLuddite, a technology advisory firm, the author of multiple award-winning books, and a contributing editor at Popular Science. He has been named by the Smithsonian Institution-National Portrait Gallery as one of the 100 "leading innovators in the na ...…
 
Will marijuana legalization happen in the south next? Deputy Director of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) Paul Armentano comes to Coastal Noise to talk southern state reform, what legal states are showing us now, shifting public opinion, and what actions southern states can take to end prohibition. Subscribe to Coa ...…
 
When we’re compelled to explain how something works, including political issues and policies, we are forced to confront our lack of knowledge. That idea, its implications, and related studies from cognitive science frames this discussion with guest, Professor Steven Sloman, one of the authors of the recent book, “The Knowledge Illusion – why we ...…
 
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