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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...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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How far would you go to make your voice heard on climate change? College student Tim DeChristopher disrupted an auction for oil and gas leases - an...

Bought by KUMD, WMUU-LP, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 3
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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 WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

Bought by WMRA, MPR News Stations, KUMD, WLPR, WGCU and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 11
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 NPR Illinois and WGCU


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surp...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

Bought by KUHF, KFCF FM, NPR Now, KUOW, KHSU and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

Bought by NPR Now, KVMR, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Katharine Hayhoe, recipient of the 2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Science Communication
Many of us find it daunting to talk with our neighbors, colleagues and family members about climate change. But climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe ...

Bought by WCQS, KBBI, KVMR, MPR News Stations, NPR Now and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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 WGCU, NPR Illinois, Interlochen Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio, and WSKG


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The late...

Bought by KVMR, Gallatin Valley Community Radio, WKAR, KVSC, KMXT and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 9
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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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We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? Therapists report that ...

Bought by KVNF, KZYX, NPR Now, WLPR, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
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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: Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Soul? , Credit: In
Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scr...

Bought by WGCU, Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KUOW, WCBU and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Stabilizing our climate is going to take some hard truths – and hard numbers. “If you look at 1.5 degrees, it's about 13 years,” says Stanford’s Ar...

Bought by KZYX, KMXT, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Will Progressive Populism Save the Democratic Party? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Is embracing progressive populism the key to leading the Democratic party out of the political wilderness? Or should the left champion centrist pol...

Bought by WGCU and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KSKQ, WLPR, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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 Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, NPR Illinois, WGCU, and KCPW


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5