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In his new book The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California, author Mark Arax reveals the tumultuous history behind the myth of abund...

Bought by KFCF FM, KBBI, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KUMD


  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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4% of bills become laws. 90% die in committee. Here's why.

Bought by WFHB, WNYO, and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 24:42
  • Purchases: 3
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One big government and the fifty little governments that comprise it.

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 24:20
  • Purchases: 1
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They used to meet in a basement.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 20:54
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The glue that slows us down and holds us together.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 15:34
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This week on the show: In some parts of the world, access to water is as simple as turning on the tap. But for many people that's not an option. T...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit ha...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Green New Deal is shaking up climate politics in Washington. The resolution’s ambitious clean energy goals are championed by several leading De...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on the show: The war in Yemen has pushed millions to the brink of famine. There's a cholera epidemic looming. Despite a fragile truce in ...

  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro has been vocal in not caring much about protecting the world's largest rainforest. M...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: we zoom in on North and South Korea. For more than 70 years, the Korean peninsula has been divided. And many hope the two c...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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The all-out op-ed battle over the U.S. Constitution.

Bought by PRX Remix and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:23
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: Glenn Montgomery, Executive Director, Vision Action Network
Glenn Montgomery, Executive Director of Vision Action Network (Washington County, Oregon--Portland Metro) discusses its work in bringing diverse st...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 52:01
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Conspiracy theories, propaganda, social media, and the denial of scientific theory are all playing a role in the rise of anti-intellectualism in th...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 26:14
Caption: Ai Weiwei, artist, filmmaker
Ai Weiwei is an artist who uses many canvases to express himself. From art installations to architecture, social media to the big screen, Ai is one...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KCRW, KWIT, WUTC, WLPR and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Al Gore, former vice president of the United States
Former Vice President Al Gore joins Climate One to talk about his tireless fight, training an army of climate champions and influencing internation...

Bought by WGCU, KAAD-LP, KSFR, WCAI / WNAN, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Imagine getting a check from the government every month. $600 guaranteed. It’s happening in Finland, where a pilot program is being launched to tes...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KCPW, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, and WCPN


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Many cattle ranchers view wild bison as a threat to their livelihoods. But some think cattle and bison can coexist. On episode three of Threshold, ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Since 1945, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have maintained a close relationship, with oil and military and intelligence cooperation at its foundation. B...

Bought by NPR Illinois, RadioFreePalmer, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4