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Caption: Right: U.S. Sen. Dennis Chavez (NM); Right: Professor Alvaro Bedoya
What is the history of surveillance in the US? What are its implications for today's activists, immigrants, and people of color? Professor Alvaro B...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 57:53
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
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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: 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
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The SXSW Education conference and festival in 2017 highlighted equity, fairness, and justice as a major theme. How does this apply to engineering ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 43:03
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How are algorithms and data science making their way into the American criminal justice system?

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 32:20
Caption: Your Private Data: Can Tech Companies Keep it from the Law? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Do you have a secret that no one else knows? Tech companies may promise to protect our data from prying eyes. But should that promise yield to law ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, and KCPW


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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In an interview with Kitty and Michael Dukakis, journalist Katia Hauser explores the benefits and risks of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in treat...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 10:43
  • Purchases: 1
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In the Oregon State Legislature, since the beginning of the 2015 session, the Joint Committee on Implementing Measure 91 has held a series of infor...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:42
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Noise pollution is a growing problem. Effecting everything from the lives of people living under airplane flight paths, to marine life. On this edi...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Credit: Bitchcakes
This hour-long special hosted by Al Letson features three of Life of the Law's best stories of 2013. Letson leads listeners through the virtual wor...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, NPR Illinois, WJCT, and KOSU


  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Surveillance in America—needed or nightmare?

Bought by KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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As the world community tightens economic sanctions against Iran, many are questioning the possibility of unintended consequences.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2012
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: (CC) Jared Goralnick - http://sn.im/ignitedc1
The evolution of modern warfare suggests that robotics are here to stay. But what is the current status of drone use in the U.S.? Elliana Bisgaard...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Photo by: Miran Rijavec, Flickr
An audio Collage about "Materialism" constructed of the first 200 responses when searching 'materialism' in youtube.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2011
  • Length: 08:09
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Action Speaks! Underappreciated Dates that Changed America and its panelists -- including famed author Shepard Fairey and scholar and attorney Lawr...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, WFSU, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 58:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Who invented radio? Marconi or Tesla? 90% of people get this wrong. Find out by attending the Supreme Court trial in 1943. The answer will surp...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 01, 2010
  • Length: 49:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Just in time for the global climate summit in Copenhagen and the debate on a climate and energy bill in Washington, this half hour special from Hig...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KGNU, KGLT, WXDU, KGNU and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Action Speaks!-Underappreciated Dates that Changed America presents What Now? a series of 8 one hour programs suitable for individual or serial air...

Bought by KREV-LP, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, and WRNC-LP


  • Added: May 26, 2009
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Global hunger - can the world handle the hungry population? Experts suggest various ways to feed more than 6-billion people every day.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
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What's inside of those electronic voting machines? Bleep bloop blop!

  • Added: Jan 29, 2008
  • Length: 01:56
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The Political Impact of Social Networking Sotes.

  • Added: Nov 26, 2007
  • Length: 05:35