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What should you have been reading this summer—and how should you have been be reading it?

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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
Caption: Ten Years After The Global Financial Crisis, Is The System Safer? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In 2008, the world witnessed one of the worst financial crises in global history. Ten years later, has the world learned its lesson? Panelists deba...

Bought by KRWG, WGCU, NPR Illinois, Interlochen Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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We’re making a list (and checking it twice) of 2018’s biggest climate stories, with the help of Vox reporter David Roberts. Roberts noted that whil...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, and Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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From fires and floods to hurricanes and hot temperatures, 2018 put climate on the front page in ways it hadn’t been before. Yet amidst the disrupti...

Bought by KZYX, WXXI, WKAR, NPR Now, KUHF and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Unresolved: Trump & U.S. National Security, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For the United States, tensions are rising with both allies and adversaries. Rogue states are racing to master new technologies and create weapons ...

Bought by WGCU, Prairie Public, and KCPW


  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On the eve of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), we started the conversation about how solutions could be led by states, cities, businesses a...

Bought by KZYX, RadioFreePalmer, NPR Now, KWIT, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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What books should thoughtful people read this summer?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, WLPR, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Has Globalization Undermined the American Working Class?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In the U.S., jobs are disappearing. From construction zones to clerical offices to coal mines, the American working class is losing ground. Is glob...

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


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Is Social Media Good For Democracy?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Critics argue that social media deepens political divisions and erodes trust in the democratic process. Will the power of social media be used as a...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WGCU, Prairie Public, Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Are Safe Spaces Dangerous?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Deeply rooted in social justice movements of the past, safe spaces promise a reprieve from bigotry and oppression by allowing today’s students – th...

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


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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For many, belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness and the soul of social, political, and scientific progress. Some claim,...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KISU, NPR Illinois, WNYC, WGCU and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Should College Athletes Be Paid? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
College sports is a big-money business, with football and basketball programs generating millions of dollars in revenue every year. While coaches a...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WLPR, WSKG, KVSC, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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How can teaching about diversity lead to empathy? Anton Treuer is an educator and founding member of Bemidji’s Truth and Reconciliation committee. ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:11
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As the Rolling Stones keep touring, and, in 2016, released a new blues cover album, we join the celebration with a public radio special from award-...

Bought by KVMR, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", Prairie Public, KGLT, WMNF and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:57:56
  • Purchases: 19
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It's a Philosophy Talk highlight reel for your public radio pledge drive!

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KRZA, KTSW 89.9, KMXT, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 50:58
  • Purchases: 5
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A fundraising special from the award winning, nationally syndicated Philosophy Radio Program.

Bought by KANW and WVTF


  • Added: May 17, 2010
  • Length: 48:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Juanita Nelson, Credit: Paul Franz
Conversations with two octogenarian peace advocates, Juanita Nelson and Ruth Imber, who have each found ways to stay active, working for peace well...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, WJFF, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WGDR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ruth Imber
Conversations with three octogenarian peace advocates who each found ways to stay active, working for peace well into their eighties. Juanita Nels...

Bought by KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUOW, KUOW, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 6
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As notoriously violent video games continue to release new versions, Peace Talks Radio explores the debate over the effects of video game violence ...

Bought by WGDR and WMNF


  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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New one-hour radio special dedicated to Cuba's musical diaspora, and its rich heritage that continues through its most prominent exiled artists.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KMUW, WFIU and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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From the 2007 "Building a Culture of Peace Conference" in Santa Fe, Peace Talks Radio presents highlights from an address by, and a one-on-one inte...

Bought by KUNM and KDUR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2007
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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A unique panel discussion commemorating the 40th anniversary of Bob Dylan's historic Philharmonic Hall concert in New York City.

Bought by KTNA, KUHB, WCAI / WNAN, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 01, 2004
  • Length: 01:59:01
  • Purchases: 4