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More than a decade ago, Lehman Brothers collapsed, and the world witnessed one of the worst financial crises in global history. In January 2019, In...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Explore the systems of assimilation that aimed to eliminate Native culture in the United States, systems that began in Washington State. Travel to ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KVSC


  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 34:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Harvest wild plants with Native nutritionist Valerie Segrest of the Muckleshoot Tribe. Explore what a regionally-based food system could look like ...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KVSC


  • Added: Apr 29, 2020
  • Length: 29:21
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Is the Defense Production Act Being Underutilized?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As health professionals and leaders around the nation rush to procure the supplies Americans need to combat coronavirus, we ask: Is the Defense Pro...

Bought by Nevada Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, and KCPW


  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Go to the heart of Seattle's Rainier Beach neighborhood, where an immigrant family and thousands of volunteers turned 20 acres into a Japanese gard...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMRE-LP, and KVSC


  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 29:47
  • Purchases: 3
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As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the globe, the World Health Organization is warning of the spread of something else – an information epidemic or...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Boise State Public Radio, WFAE, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Why Are We So Polarized?, Credit: Discourse Disrupters from Intelligence Squared U.S.
Is the American political system broken? In his new book, Ezra Klein argues that the system isn't malfunctioning, it's doing exactly what it was de...

Bought by Prairie Public and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Is the Maximum Pressure Campaign Against Iran Working? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The targeted killing of General Qassim Suleimani sent shockwaves around the world and sparked staunch debate about the Trump administration's "maxi...

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Is the Two-Party System Good for Democracy?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As the nation gears up for the 2020 presidential election, we ask: Is the two-party system good for democracy? Does relying on two hugely powerful ...

Bought by KCPW, WJCT, NPR Illinois, and KGOU


  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Hugo Fruehauf, one of the co-inventors of GPS, explains the nitty-gritty of what GPS is. He also details his critical engineering work on the GPS s...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 32:27
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 WGCU, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, WCAI / WNAN, KRPS and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Saudi Arabia and Iran are vying for regional dominance. Turkey is cozying up to Russia and China. And instability, conflict, and proxy wars have en...

Bought by WSKG, Interlochen Public Radio, NPR Illinois, and KCPW


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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How do good ideas and persuasive arguments change the world? In this episode, host John Donvan speaks with TED curator Chris Anderson about how bri...

Bought by WSKG and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Photo of the robot from Every Kid Gets a Robot., Credit: Danielle Boyer, The STEAM Connection.
What do young people think about STEM fields today? Michigan STEM educator Danielle Boyer talks about her perspective as a recent high school grad...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 36:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Is Recent U.S. Policy Towards China Productive?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For decades, the U.S. has struggled to create an effective policy towards China. From trade wars to technology to Taiwan, experts disagree on wheth...

Bought by WGCU, KUOW, KUNM, KCPW, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Science & The Economy, Credit: Discourse Disrupters from Intelligence Squared U.S.
Can focusing on science and technology transform how Americans think about the economy and the future of the nation's working class? Former IMF chi...

Bought by WSKG, KUNM, and KSFR


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: American Hate & The Law, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the American legal system cope with a new era of hate speech? In this episode, host John Donvan sits down two top legal minds thinking a...

Bought by KUNM, KUOW, WCBE, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, KISU, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate
The work and life of Joy Harjo, newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, explores growing up between cultures, part Muskogee-Creek and Cherokee, part Irish ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:23
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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 'The Sea', Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WLIW, KGNU and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Should You Love Your Enemies? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In this special episode, Intelligence Squared U.S. host John Donvan sits down with Arthur Brooks, one of America's leading political thinkers, to d...

Bought by WGCU, Nevada Public Radio, WFAE, NPR Illinois, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by Prairie Public, KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Former Senator Jeff Flake and the New York Times’ Bret Stephens argue the motion, “The Republican Party Should Not Re-Nominate Trump.” They face Kr...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Will Free Speech Save Social Media?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the world's largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by use...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4