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Caption: Should We Replace Private Insurance With Medicare for All?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As the nation gears up for the 2020 election, Democrats are promising bold new changes to the American health care system, including scrapping priv...

Bought by KRPS, NPR Illinois, KCPW, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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What was the carbon footprint of your dinner last night? This special documentary project examines how the foods we eat affect the planet we inhabi...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KGNU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KERA and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

Bought by KISU, WGCU, KGOU, NPR Illinois, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Sociologist Ariela Schachter investigates how Americans think about race, immigration, assimilation, and what it means to be ‘similar.’

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
  • Purchases: 1
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In an indigenous Mayan community in highland Guatemala, sociocultural anthropologist Kedron Thomas noticed a trend that led her to investigate inte...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 18:47
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A sociologist of education breaks down some common myths about charter schools and offers her advice for newly appointed education secretary Betsy ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 15:08
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Sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfeld documents the pervasive and often subtle ways that successful black men – people like doctors, lawyers, and engine...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:48
  • Purchases: 1
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When conducting research for his acclaimed book "Klansville, USA," sociologist David Cunningham encountered the work of a journalist who, in the 19...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 16:45
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Sociologist Jake Rosenfeld discusses the growing wealth gap between rich and poor Americans, decreasing labor union membership, and considers what ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 13:42
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We find out how it all ends.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
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The kids arrive at the base. We come up with a simple way to separate fact from fiction.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:40
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The kids run into a problem. We explore the physiology of the zombie body.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:01
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The kids continue their journey. We explore the zombie brain.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 17:33
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The kids begin their journey to Vandenberg on bikes. We find out about transportation

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids decide to hit the road in search of food and safety. We find out how crazy our food supply is.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 32:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids lose water. We find out why water is the key to survival.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids are without power. We find out why we need electricity.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The Nox Virus spreads. We find out how much we rely on digital communication.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Chemist Gary Patti shares how the emerging field of metabolomics, the study of metabolism, may hold clues for cancer research.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is spreading around the world; chemist Tim Wencewicz explains what his lab is doing to solve the problem.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:48
  • Purchases: 1
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How is human milk different in the Himalayan highlands than in the United States, and what can these differences reveal about what moms and babies ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 16:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Treated for her first eating disorder at 11, Rebecca Lester now studies eating disorders as an anthropologist and psychotherapist.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:10
  • Purchases: 1
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A historian shares the story of the Nazis' obsession with natural foods, and discusses how their ideas about nutrition compare with how we think ab...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 13:38
  • Purchases: 1
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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
  • Purchases: 1
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A doctoral student in education seeks to discover solutions to health inequities in the St. Louis region and beyond.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:15