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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
Author and social critic Chris Hedges hosts a weekly interview show called ‘On Contact,’ which will air “dissident voices” currently missing from the mainstream media. Hedges interviews the black sheep of the establishment, leading discussions that can’t be heard anywhere else.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
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This week on The Best of Car Talk, Leonard Bernstein is immortalized in automotive lore for a shifting technique he handed down to his son. Elsewhere, Adla got a rude welcome to Boston when someone stole the battery from her Civic; Jennifer made an ill-advised bet on steering wheels with her know-it-all 18-year-old nephew; Esther's low coolant ligh…
 
Sports presenter David Alorka, sports broadcaster Lynsey Hooper, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Eddie Kadi join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment.Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.In the final round, the t…
 
This week we discuss Snowflake’s IPO, Forrester’s Multicloud Container Wave and Nvidia buying ARM. Plus, an extensive discussion of what constitutes a breakfast taco. The Rundown IPOs Snowflake shares more than double. It's the biggest software IPO ever Worth more than VMware. Sumo Logic's IPO prices above the expected range Tech investors await IP…
 
Once upon a time, a man had an idea for a documentary on free-market ideas. Then that man was introduced to Milton Friedman. The result of their collaboration was a wildly successful book and PBS series, Free to Choose, capturing Friedman's view of the world, how markets work, and the role of individual liberty in free-market economies. The man beh…
 
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/citizenship-and-justice.Securing citizenship to a developed country could guarantee people enormous privileges and opportunities. Some condemn those who try illegally to reap the benefits that come with such citizenship. But are our ways of determining who gets to enter borders arbitrary and unfair? Shou…
 
Harvard historian and 'New Yorker' writer Jill Lepore tells the story of the Simulmatics Corporation. Founded in 1959, it used a so-called "people machine," a computer program it claimed could predict the impact of political messages or advertising pitches. Her book is 'If Then.' TV critic David Bianculli reviews Ryan Murphy's new Netflix series 'R…
 
While Democrats cry hypocrisy over the failure to confirm Marrick garland, Republicans point to Kavanaugh. Republicans say they have the authority to and will replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg immediately following calls from Trump to get it done now. Democrats have already lost the battle. Losing this seat will demoralize them and galvanize Trump suppor…
 
More than 100 million Americans will not be able to download two of the world's most popular apps from Sunday.The Trump administration has banned two Chinese apps Tik Tok and WeChat from app stores.The U.S. President is causing them of collecting data from users that can be retrieved them by Beijing.TimTok is used to download videos and is hugely p…
 
After serving 27 years on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday from complications associated with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Justice Ginsburg was the second woman to be appointed to the highest court in the land. Early in her career as a lawyer, she was a champion for gender equality and in the time since has been elevat…
 
AG Barr digs in on law & order. SEDITION for violent protestors.The Duran: Episode 675.Via The Daily Coin (https://thedailycoin.org/2020/09/18/ag-barr-drops-massive-truth-bombs-wants-violent-rioters-charged-with-sedition-liberals-freaking-out-over-barrs-comments-on-lockdowns-riots-prosecutors-and-media/)...For those who have been hearing mysterious…
 
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer at 87. She was appointed by Bill Clinton in 1993 and has served as the most senior member of the court’s liberal wing. Betsy West, director of the documentary "RBG,” joins AC360 to discuss the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Airdate…
 
Newly leaked audio between Joe Biden and former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko from 2016 reveals what Biden could and couldn’t tell the incoming Trump administration. Is the MSM going to pick up this story? Does the DNC and the Biden campaign care? During the CNN town hall, Biden was slammed by the MSM after he falsely claimed that the data s…
 
Host Denise Pellegrini and Ed Baxter feature the best stories of the week from Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television, and over 150 Bloomberg News bureaus around the world on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Best. Some highlights include David Rubenstein with Ruth Porat, CFO at Alphabet, on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations" and Fran…
 
Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss the Department of Education’s response to Princeton’s claims of institutional racism, Biden’s CNN town hall, and the political controversy over the COVID vaccine. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Dan McLaughlin’ piece “Biden’s Age Matters Even More if He Wins” • Charlie: David Harsanyi’s piece “The Se…
 
On today’s Post Reports, Michelle Singletary has an honest conversation about affirmative action. And, we take your questions about voting this year, starting with a listener in California. Read more: Introducing Sincerely, Michelle: A personal series by financial columnist Michelle Singletary examining misconceptions involving race and economics. …
 
An effort is underway to relocate the approximately 12,000 migrants and refugees who have been camping in the streets of Lesbos into a new camp. And, 29 German police officers have been suspended for sharing pictures of Adolf Hitler and depictions of refugees in gas chambers on their phones. Also, an appreciation of the blues connection between Mal…
 
After Trump took decisive action over the riots, sending in the FBI to arrest and prosecute Antifa and BLM leaders the riots just stopped. This likely resulted in a major boost in support from people who were tired of BLM leftists rioting across the country. But Trump also negotiated three historic peace agreements bringing about peace in the Middl…
 
The new Netflix documentary "The Social Dilemma" lays out a case against the primacy of big tech companies and argues social media is undermining our shared sense of reality. Director Jeff Orlowski joins us to discuss the film. And, we check in with meteorologist Megan Borowski with the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network on the next storms that…
 
“Nothing comes easily out here,” Terry Tempest Williams, a Utah-based writer, said of the American West. Her family was once almost taken by fire, and as a child of the West, she grew up with it. Our producer Bianca Giaever, who was working out of the West Coast when the wildfires started, woke up one day amid the smoke with the phrase “an obituary…
 
The president said Mr Roble was selected on the basis of "his knowledge, experience and ability to move forward with state-building efforts and the development of national plans".Mr Roble is a relative newcomer to Somali's politics. The decision will now go to parliament for approval.Also, there has been widespread flooding in South Sudan.And, a te…
 
From The World and PRX, this is The Number in the News. Today’s number: 3. Watching a movie at home these days doesn't come with quite the same potpourri of aromas you'd get from going out to a movie theater, such as popcorn butter, recirculated air and the wrinkly hot dogs at the concession stand. A London candle shop called Earl of East wants to …
 
Wildfires and hurricanes continue to affect large swaths of the US. COVID infections top 30 million globally, as the work on a vaccine continues. President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu celebrate a peace deal for Israel, and scientists search for life on Venus. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this p…
 
Sarah Fangman, superintendent of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, explains the latest technique being used to save coral off of the Florida Keys. Also, Democrats have been struggling for years to retain support among a once-loyal voter base: Catholics. That trend is evident in the key swing state of Pennsylvania. Lucy Perkins of WESA rep…
 
Indian police have charged 15 people in connection with riots triggered by a new citizenship law that critics say excludes Muslims.At least 53 people died in the unrest in New Delhi February.Rights groups say opposition activists and academics were detained, while politicians who incited violence weren't arrested.The government and police reject al…
 
Friday, 09/18 Listen as Chris talks about Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva covering up the name of a police shooting victim with the name of a military veteran, Biden's Town Hall meeting consisting of softball questions, Trump's rally in Wisconsin where he attacked the New York Times 1619 project, and Barr's criticism of the Black Lives Matter moveme…
 
Arizona has been a reliably Republican state at the presidential level in every election since 1952 — except when Bill Clinton won in 1996. But a rapidly growing population has chipped away at the Republican advantage. In 2020, Arizona is rated a toss-up. The state has had no-excuse absentee voting since 1991 and the numbers of voters who use this …
 
DESPACITO JOE BIDEN Warns UK on Brexit and Good Friday Agreement.The Duran: Episode 675.Via The Irish Times (https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/uk/joe-biden-warns-britain-the-belfast-agreement-cannot-become-casualty-of-brexit-1.4356187)...US presidential candidate Joe Biden has warned Britain that the Belfast Agreement cannot become “a casualty …
 
New England-wide measures which could see hospitality businesses shut are being considered by the UK government to slow a surge of coronavirus cases. A short period of national rules - a "circuit break" of a few weeks - could be announced in the next week, BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said. Schools and most workplaces would be kept open du…
 
Across California, county public health departments have issued guidelines banning parades, block parties and haunted houses. “A different type of Halloween” must happen this year, state health secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Tuesday. Last week, Los Angeles County banned trick-or-treating, then revised its language to instead discourage the activity.…
 
Following her critically-acclaimed debut novel “Homegoing,” novelist Yaa Gyasi returns with “Transcendent Kingdom.” The story follows Gifty, a doctoral candidate in neuroscience at Stanford University. After losing her brother to a heroin overdose and while caring for her suicidal mother, she is determined to find a scientific reason for suffering.…
 
Iolani Grullon teaches dual-language kindergarten in Washington Heights in New York City, where she has worked for the last 15 years. She, like many colleagues, is leery about a return to in-person instruction amid reports of positive coronavirus cases in other schools. “I go through waves of anxiety and to being hopeful that it works out to just b…
 
Millions have been left without work as the coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate economies across the globe. This week, there’s been a sharp rise in the unemployment rate in Britain. This follows recent increases in other European countries. The International Labour Organisation has warned the pandemic is having a “devastating and disproport…
 
How would you describe the past six months in six words? SMITH Magazine founding editor Larry Smith posed that question to followers of his Six-Word Memoir project, receiving answers that included, “I want my senior year back,” “Social distancing myself from the fridge” and “Dear first grandchild: see you soon.” Smith will join us to talk some of t…
 
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed an agreement at the White House this week to normalize relations with Israel, signaling a diplomatic shift in the Middle East and a new alliance against Iran. President Donald Trump lauded the deal as historic. But the agreement — between countries already at peace with each other — could further isolate …
 
When the fires of 2020 have finally died down, and the ashes have fallen to earth and smoke no longer clouds the air, one thing is certain – uncertainly and lack of clarity is the pattern that the leaders of this fallen nation have inflicted on the population either by design, gross incompetence, or both. With the election still over a month away, …
 
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