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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitne ...
 
Ayn Rand Institute Live features a wide range of fascinating topics recorded at live events—all from the unique perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. ARI experts and guest speakers bring new insights to complex topical issues, such as freedom of speech and the Middle East, or delve into important subjects in philosophy, ethics, psychology, culture, the arts, and more.
 
Some stories require a little more – a little more discussion, more context, more depth and breadth. That’s the idea behind “Behind the Blue” – a new weekly podcast created by UK Public Relations and Marketing. It is designed to explore through probing interviews the in-depth the stories that make UK the university for Kentucky and that have impact across the institution, the Commonwealth and, in some cases, the world.
 
Dig into the art of disagreement and the power of love with social scientist Arthur Brooks. Against the backdrop of a toxic political climate engendered by the 2016 presidential election, season one focuses on the ways we can better disagree with our friends, family, and community. The second season focuses on love: what it means to find meaning in our work, loving our country, and how to love our enemies. Produced by the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Economic recovery. Elections. Terrorism. Global poverty. Trade. Policy issues are complex and multi-faceted. Want more than the 30-second soundbyte? Tune in to Intersections, a podcast from the Brookings Institution, where two experts delve into the varying angles of the complicated issues facing our nation and the world. Subscribe now and be the first to hear new episodes.
 
Sphere, a collaboration between the Cato Institute and the Brookings Institution, is an online debate series designed to create the gold standard for civil discussions of policy issues and political philosophy based on common values and shared objectives. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
When Science Speaks is a new web series profiling innovative and interesting people working in the science and technical fields - from academia, to industry, to the non-profit world. Mark and his guests explore: how to be a powerhouse advocate for science and your research; how to advance your career in meaningful ways that make you happy; how to push back on the assault on science; and other related issues of interest happening in the world. You can listen and subscribe to the podcast on yo ...
 
The Saracast: Conversations in Social Emotional Learning is hosted by Move This World Founder & CEO Sara LaHayne, and invites educators, educational leaders, and parents to build capacity for social emotional learning while also inviting moments of practice throughout each episode. Listeners will explore ways that Sara uses social emotional learning in her busy life as a parent, an entrepreneur, and an artist. Episodes air weekly and feature interviews with experts in the SEL field, includin ...
 
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 ...
 
The world is a particularly confusing and daunting place these days: Russian bots, North Korean nukes, trade wars and climate emergencies. To understand it better, Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for an 8-part podcast series. On each episode, host Jonathan Tepperman and a guest from Brookings discuss one of the world’s most vexing problems and trace its origins. And then, the hard part: Tepperman asks the guest to focus on plausible, actionable ways forward. Jonat ...
 
Contrary to common belief, philosophy is not a useless field for academics in an ivory tower, detached from reality. Approached rationally, its principles are the indispensable foundation and practical toolset for navigating the complexities of life on earth. In this series, we explore important philosophical issues, offering answers to life’s big questions, and contemporary controversies, from the perspective of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism.
 
Voices of the Belt & Road tells the stories of people that are part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). It demystifies the initiative by enabling you to listen to the voices of experts and policy-makers, but also the very people affected by the initiative day in and day out. It has become fashionable to conceptualize the BRI through large numbers. But we hear very little of the people and stories behind the initiative. BRI needs stories, it needs faces and it needs voices. Voices of the B ...
 
Broadband Conversations is dedicated to highlighting women who are making an impact on our digital lives. Each episode, Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel will talk to women who are breaking new ground and forging new paths in technology, media, and innovation about what they're working on, what's on their minds, what they think is the next for the future. Because there are just too few, it's time to amplify these women's voices.
 
Adam Goldberg and Josh Galper of Orrick's Public Strategies and Crisis Practice interviews journalists, politicians and others to offer fresh insights into current events, public policy and the latest controversies. The Capital Views series provides brief, to-the-point nuggets on the latest from some of D.C.'s most informed observers and participants. Attorney Advertising Notice Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. If you have questions, for purposes of New York attorney adverti ...
 
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A new report from the American Academy of Diplomacy examines the State Department’s approach to diplomatic security, and calls from current and former foreign service, USAID, and military personnel to accept more risk in order to better balance staff protection with the essential need for on-the-scene diplomacy. On February 19, Brookings and the Am…
 
Ayn Rand described Romanticism as "a category of art based on the recognition of the principle that man possesses the faculty of volition." In this session, we discuss how her novel "Atlas Shrugged" fits into this category. Drawing on the framework Rand establishes in her essay "What Is Romanticism?," we explore how the major conflicts in the plot …
 
When John Foster Dulles died in 1959, he was given the largest American state funeral since Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s in 1945. President Eisenhower called Dulles—his longtime secretary of state—“one of the truly great men of our time,” and a few years later the new commercial airport outside Washington, DC, was christened the Dulles International…
 
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answerPump Head questions about the different deadlift variations and the benefits of each, the importance of rest times between movements, “behind the scenes” of creating a MAPS program, and issues with eating too much red meat. #StrongWomenDeadlift (4:41) The most effective exercises for your bo…
 
John Keats was just 25 when he died in Rome 200 years ago. To mark the anniversary The Poetry Society has commissioned new work from award-winning contemporary poets responding to Keats’s work, and two of them – Rachael Boast and Will Harris – join us to share their poems and discuss why Keats is still important to contemporary writers 200 hundred …
 
In Strategic Instincts: The Adaptive Advantages of Cognitive Biases in International Politics (Princeton University Press, 2020), Dominic Johnson challenges the assumption that cognitive biases led to policy failures, disasters, and wars. Instead, he explains that moderate and appropriate irrational behavior may actually supply favorable results in…
 
What is the REAL price of a home right now? Jason Hartman reminds listeners of what goes into calculating or predicting housing prices, including some old basics like the cost of lumber, as well as scarcity. Jason and Dave talk about the unseen inflation in goods and services, how inflation has affected the family income, and how we can spend. With…
 
As the Prime Minister sets out his roadmap to ending the Covid lockdown we get reaction from Dominique Frazer, Founder of the Boileroom, a music venue in Guildford, and Hamish Moseley, Managing Director of an independent film distribution company Altitude Film Entertainment, and ask if this offers them enough information to start to plan for the ye…
 
How do we understand the nuances of efforts by Christian conservatives to affect American law – and evaluate their success? What lessons do they hold for other social movements? Dr. Amanda Hollis-Brusky, associate professor of politics at Pomona College and Dr. Joshua C. Wilson, professor of Political Science at the University of Denver join the po…
 
In this episode, Sal speaks with Arthur C. Brooks about the science of being happy. How do we define happiness? (4:15) The barriers holding you back from full enjoyment of your life. (6:48) The concept of the treadmill of satisfaction. (8:03) Why true happiness requires unhappiness. (11:05) The concept of the 4 Idols of Worship and why you should h…
 
Air Date 2/20/2021 Today we take a look at the fight to create and maintain workable and humane economic and social floors, beneath which people are not allowed to fall. The fetishization of market forces embraced by decades of neoliberals and weaponized by authoritarians have left millions desperate for basic standards. To draw the connection, we …
 
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions via Zoom. Breaking down Adam’s nocturnal admissions. (3:28) Why hip thrusts are stupid. (13:00) The guys share their thoughts on the recent Framing Britney documentary, celebrity, and the golden age of paparazzi. (16:29) The myth around Nintendo debunked. (23:57) Th…
 
On Thursday, the Biden administration announced its willingness to rejoin talks with Iran over the future of its nuclear program. However, the administration's goal isn't to simply revert to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, explains Suzanne Maloney, and when it comes to Iran policy, "getting it right is more important than getting it fa…
 
This episode of FlashBack Friday was originally published: August 3, 2013 Robert Greene, best-selling author of such books as The 48 Laws of Power, The 33 Strategies of War, The Art of Seduction, The 50th Law (with rapper 50 Cent), and Mastery, joins Jason to talk about his wheelhouse topics – power and strategy. Key Takeaways: [1:15] Jason’s monol…
 
Leicester Curve’s recent award-winning revival of the musical The Color Purple, based on Alice Walker’s novel, has been reimagined, filmed and is being streamed for audiences. Dreda Say Mitchell and David Benedict review. David Rodigan joins us to celebrate the life of the great Jamaican musician U-Roy, who died recently. He was a master of the toa…
 
In this week's 2-part episode, Mark talks with Jessica Li, who has a range of experience in VC, content development, and growth marketing. Mark and Jessica discuss a range of topics, including: Jessica's approach to interviewing guests when she develops content and how it informed her approach when potential portfolio companies wer pitching to her …
 
On this fourth episode from the Blueprints for American Renewal and Prosperity project, Senior Fellow Molly Reynolds talks about how to make Congress a better place to work, and Senior Fellow Elaine Kamarck discusses how to build an agile government for an era of megachange. Also on this episode, Amar Bhattacharya, senior fellow in Global Economy a…
 
With Iron Maiden making the ballot for the first time this year, we're re-releasing this classic episode about them from 2018. This is also the first guest appearance of our friend, comedian Jimmy Pardo. Episode has been REMASTERED, so you're getting song clip drops, boosted sound quality, and a shorter runtime! This show is part of Pantheon Podcas…
 
“The autarkic European nation-state, if it ever existed, was the exception rather than the rule. Nevertheless it is the myth of the self-sufficient nation-state that lies at the heart of much scholarship on post-WWII European integration,” writes Signe Rehling Larsen in The Constitutional Theory of the Federation and the European Union (Oxford Univ…
 
Mike Grandinetti and Dr. Ikhlaq Sidhu first appeared on the show in November 2020 to discuss their plans and the then upcoming launch of the Global Venture Catalyst (GVC) platform and community. The GVC initiative is aligned with a number of COVID-19 innovation-focused podcasts that I collaborated on with Mike in the Spring and Summer of 2020 to hi…
 
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about signals that indicate you will benefit from calorie increase or decrease, why some people lose weight when reverse dieting after hitting a plateau, the message that we aren't meant to be lean all year long and that wanting to maintain a lean body is bad for our hea…
 
On February 11, Foreign Policy at Brookings hosted a panel featuring Lise Howard of Georgetown University and Grace Kpohazounde of the United Nations to discuss policy issues related to UNPKO, contemporary successes and challenges, and lessons for the future. https://www.brookings.edu/events/the-future-of-peacekeeping-in-africa/ Subscribe to Brooki…
 
On February 18, the Initiative on Nonstate Armed Actors at Brookings held a panel discussion examining how the U.S. government should think about working with, and through, nonstate armed actors in implementing the fragility strategy. https://www.brookings.edu/events/nonstate-armed-actors-and-the-us-global-fragility-strategy-challenges-and-opportun…
 
On Thursday, February 18, Brookings’s Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Center for Transformative Placemaking, in partnership with Smart Growth America, hosted an event focused on The Great Real Estate Reset, examining the forces that pushed the industry toward this moment and the tactics to address it. Representative Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) opened the progr…
 
On Wednesday, February 17, The Brookings Institution released Murphy’s new report, “Economic Impact Payments: Uses, Payment Methods, and Costs to Recipients” and host Murphy to present the paper’s key findings and recommendations. You can read the full report here. https://www.brookings.edu/events/economic-impact-payments-uses-payment-methods-and-c…
 
On February 17, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings hosted Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John F. Sopko for a keynote address on the release of the new SIGAR report, “Support for Gender Equality: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan.” A discussion facilitated by Brookings President John R. Allen and …
 
On February 17, the Global Economy & Development program at Brookings hosted the fifth event in the Blueprints series focused on international governance reforms. Experts discussed ideas to strengthen governance and cooperation on artificial intelligence and technology, U.S. engagement in global development, and bridging financing gaps in the socia…
 
On February 16, the Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative at Brookings hosted a webinar on the economic dynamism in communities of color across the country. Speakers discussed dynamism-driven job creation in communities of color, how to prepare underrepresented workers for emerging job opportunities, and inclusive policies that strike a balanc…
 
LEXINGTON, Ky. (February 18, 2021) – Dr. Rebecca Dutch, chair of UK’s Department of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, continues to help lead researchers and faculty from multiple disciplines across the University of Kentucky as part of the global effort to treat, understand and eradicate COVID-19. Dutch last spoke with Behind the Blue in April of …
 
Dame Sarah Connolly sings the role of the goddess Fricka in the Royal Opera House's production of Wagner's The Ring Cycle, currently being broadcast on BBC Radio 3. She discusses the challenge of performing this 15 hour operatic epic. Chris Brandon on writing the new BBC crime drama series Bloodlands - which stars James Nesbitt as a detective - is …
 
For years, cybersecurity experts have debated whether cyber-weapons represent a destabilizing new military technology or merely the newest tool in the spy’s arsenal. In This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends (Bloomsbury, 2021), Nicole Perlroth argues that the digital arms race is quickly spiraling out of control. Worse, the United States set us do…
 
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Jason Phillips about the five things to look for when hiring and online coach and how to transition into online coaching. Is it common that people are getting bad programs online? (2:32) The appeal of being an online coach. (6:45) Five Things to Look for in an Online Coach. (8:13) #1 – Have a connection…
 
Jason Hartman tees up an interview with Dan Amerman about the home being an investment. But before that, are the wind turbines helping or just blowing smoke? Currently, they’re frozen. What has “the tolerant” tastelessly said about Rush Limbaugh’s passing? Wealth is created with compound interest, making your dollar work for you. Dan Amerman talks …
 
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