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Each week we bring you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We want to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters.
 
Daniel Harper is a researcher who goes where few others can bear to go: he listens to what the reactionaries - from the IDW to the modern day Nazis - say to each other in *their* safe spaces! In this timely and shocking - but entertaining - anti-fascist podcast, Daniel tells his friend, online writer Jack Graham, all about it.
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, Christopher Bedford, and Emily Jashinsky, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and the news of the day. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review! Follow Federalist Radio Hour on Twitter (https://twitter.com/fdrlst).
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
 
The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Fea ...
 
Join Thomas for some critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way! This is not your typical interview podcast; it’s a friendly dialogue, conducted thoughtfully and with plenty of humor. It's Serious Inquiries Only; but like, not boring or anything.
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC News anchor who had a panic attack live on "Good Morning America," which led him to try something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He went on to write the bestselling book, "10% Happier." In this podcast, Dan explores happiness (whatever that means) from all angles. Guests include legendary meditation teachers -- from the Dalai Lama to Western masters -- as well as scientists, and even the odd celebrity. But the show also ventures beyond me ...
 
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.
 
Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast 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. 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 might change our future.
 
Power Problems is a bi-weekly podcast from the Cato Institute. Host John Glaser offers a skeptical take on U.S. foreign policy, and discusses today’s big questions in international security with distinguished guests from across the political spectrum. Podcast Hashtag: #FPPowerProblems. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
American Hysteria explores the moral panics, conspiracy theories, urban legends, and fantastical thinking that shape our culture and why we end up fearing and believing in the unreal. Using sociology, psychology, biology, and a whole lot of research, poet-turned-podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith charts their own journey from fantastical thinker to flexible skeptic, while detailing the sometimes hilarious, sometimes horrifying stories of American freak-outs from the Puritans to the present, and t ...
 
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This week's sponsor Nuzest - https://plnt.news/trynuzest use code PBN20 to get 20% off your first older of the delicious golden pea protein. Hi Plant Friends, Hope you are all well this week.Alex J. O’Connor is founder of the Cosmic Skeptic YouTube channel, podcast and blog, platforms dedicated to the publication of philosophical ideas and debates …
 
We revisit the subject of our very first episode, Richard Spencer, catching up with his more recent exploits, all in an attempt to emphasize that a) he's still around, b) he's still dangerous, and c) he means what he says. Content Warnings. Podcast Notes: Please consider donating to help us make the show and stay independent. Patrons get exclusive …
 
In the early days of Bitcoin, a few idealistic individuals attempted to live entirely on the bitcoin currency. Nine years and an abundance of technological developments later, is an entirely closed-loop bitcoin economy possible, or even useful? Join hosts Jonathan Mohan, Stephanie Murphy and Andreas M. Antonopoulos as they reflect on bitcoin’s evol…
 
From regulatory intrigue to new types of actors coming into markets, are we at an inflection point? This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. On this edition of “The Weekly Recap,” NLW looks at the heightened state of affairs in the crypto landscape, from celebrity interactions with NFTs to the latest bluster from the SEC. This one goes to 11. - NYDIG, t…
 
Feedback What’s on my mind: The false narrative of so-called Religious Freedom laws: https://verdict.justia.com/2021/03/22/the-evangelization-of-lawlessness-rfra-was-the-first-big-lie News: Biden Pushes Deterrent Border Policy for Haitians: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/22/us/politics/biden-immigration-border-haitians.html COVID-19 Update, Joe Di…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Gigi Georges joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss her book “Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America.” Sponsored by Startmail, Wonderly: 9/12, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/federalist-radio-hour/discover…
 
From growth in Lightning Network capacity to outstanding stablecoin supply, a numerical tour. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. NLW looks at the current state of crypto markets through numbers, including: Bitcoin illiquid supply Lightning Network capacity Evergrande’s debt The total value of CryptoPunks And more - NYDIG, the institutional-grade p…
 
A senior U.S. diplomat to Haiti resigned over what he called the Biden administration’s "inhumane" decision to deport Haitian migrants. On today's show, Anu Joshi, vice president of policy at the New York Immigration Coalition, and Tracy Reines, regional director in the resettlement, asylum & integration unit at the International Rescue Committee, …
 
By now, we’re familiar with voter suppression tactics, from long voting lines to voter ID laws. On this week’s On the Media, hear how election subversion takes the anti-democratic playbook to the next level. Plus, how the Russian government is using bureaucracy to stifle elections — and the press. 1. Dan Hirschhorn [@Inky_Dan], assistant managing e…
 
Free your creativity with this light meditation and see where the momentum takes you. About Jeff Warren: Jeff is an incredibly gifted meditation teacher. He has trained in multiple traditions, including with renowned teacher Shinzen Young. Jeff is the co-author, with Dan, of the NY Times Bestseller "Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics," and is the foun…
 
This week, we talk about the religious attack on abortion rights. FFRF attorney Liz Cavell explains FFRF's friend-of-the court brief we filed at the U.S. Supreme Court challenging Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban. Then we talk with Mandisa Thomas, founder and president of Black Nonbelievers about the "Women of Color Beyond Belief” conference in C…
 
How will markets handle less Fed support for the bond markets and eventual interest rate increases? This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW examines the upcoming Federal Reserve winding down, or taper, of its support for the markets. This includes scaling back its bond-buying programs, a process that could begin as early a…
 
On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Tom Klingenstein, chairman of the board of directors for the Claremont Institute, joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his article “Winning the Cold Civil War” and the problems with “woke communism.” Sponsored by Startmail, Wonderly: 9/12, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this p…
 
Climate change has become a politicized issue, from whether or not it's occurring at all, to how it can be addressed. But what if we re-frame the debate around our shared values? On today's show, Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist at Texas Tech University, chief scientist of The Nature Conservancy, lead author for the Second, Third, and Fourth US …
 
This week we talk about the gift and grif of prophecy, conspiracy theories about a Florida GOP official’s COVID death, more arguments to get a COVID shot, ads on misinformation, and more! Get a shirt, mug, magnet and more at our new merch store Dustin’ off the Degree The Gift or Grift of Prophecy News Florida GOP official who wanted to ‘end Faucism…
 
This episode Justin and Cory talk about The Origin of Capitalism by Ellen Meiksins Wood You can get a copy from Verso Books https://www.versobooks.com/books/2407-the-origin-of-capitalism Shownotes can be found here https://skepticalleftistpod.wordpress.com/?p=273 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/skepticalleftist/message…
 
What Snoop’s reveal says about the state of NFTs and crypto in general. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Today on the Brief: BlockFi gets another extension Chainalysis’s secret data honeypot Robinhood crypto finally gets transfers In our main discussion, NLW talks how crypto has mainstreamed over the last year, including: Bitcoin for hedge funde…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, actor, producer, and director Greg Ellis joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his book “The Respondent: Exposing the Cartel of Family Law.” Sponsored by Startmail, Wonderly: 9/12, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/federalist-radio-…
 
The second largest economy in the world belongs to China. For years their real estate and tech sectors have been growing exponentially. In just the last several months, the authoritarian hand came down on both sectors. If you’re long U.S. equities, is China the canary in a coal mine telling you to take some profits? Or has the Fed locked itself int…
 
This week's episode visits the results that the Canadian Ghost of Christmas Future left us as the results from the Canadian election are starting to come in. The team also tackles the fall of Greece and if their government is making a power grab while their country is burning.The show includes regular segments Answering Conservative Questions and Q…
 
Now that the Pentagon has withdrawn from Afghanistan, can they prioritize cybersecurity and combating sexual assault in the ranks? On today's show, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D NY) talks about her work in the Senate and the latest on the military's budget and the status of the infrastructure bills.…
 
In their new book "Peril," Bob Woodward and Robert Costa released a previously unpublished memo by a man named John Eastman, who served as an attorney advising President Trump during the 2020 election. That memo outlined an anti-democratic six-step plan for Vice President Pence to overturn the election results — stealing the election in favor of Tr…
 
In this episode, we’re going to demystify concepts such as: self actualization, personal growth, authenticity, and bringing your “whole self” to the table. Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist. He is the founder and director of the Center for the Science of Human Potential at the University of Melbourne’s Centre …
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, podcast host and YouTuber Daniel Idfresne joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his essay “I’m 17. And I’m Immunized from Woke Politics.” As a conservative, first-generation American from Brooklyn, New York, Idfresne explains how his parents, his church, his teachers, and his own personal inte…
 
A look at the latest regulatory action in what seems like a quickly gathering storm. This episode is sponsored by NYDIG. Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at reports from Messari’s Mainnet conference that the Securities and Exchange Commission served one of the speakers with a subpoena right before a panel. He discusses: The growing tension betwe…
 
Hi Plant friends, this weeks guest is the incredible London born singer-songwriter Jessie J.From a dynamic lifestyle to touring for long stretches of time, being a successful music artist comes with a great deal of responsibility and pressure. And no one knows this better than British pop star Jessie J. With multiple chart-topping songs, she needs …
 
Stephen Wertheim is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for Peace. He discusses 20 years of failed post-9/11 national security policies, the strategy of global military dominance, and the ongoing the battle of ideas on the U.S. role in the world. Show Notes: Stephen Wertheim bio Stephen Wertheim, “The Ever-Ready Answer for Failure in Afghanis…
 
The Biden Administration announced it will end restrictions on air travel for fully vaccinated foreigners to come to the U.S., starting in November. On today's show, Oriana Pawlyk, aviation reporter for Politico, talks about this news and the state of air travel as the pandemic drags on.By WNYC Studios
 
This week, Justine and Hal join us to discuss the brand new Solarpunk magazine! In this wide-ranging conversation, the three of us define “solarpunk” as both a literary/aesthetic genre, but also as a way-of-life. We pick apart the anti-authoritarian impulse implicit in the name “solarpunk,” but also problematize the limitations of aesthetic revolt.…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Reason Senior Editor Robby Soave joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his new book “Tech Panic: Why We Shouldn’t Fear Facebook and the Future.” Sponsored by Startmail, Wonderly: 9/12, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/federalist-ra…
 
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