Ways & Means "Shorts"

Series produced by Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

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Ways & Means is a podcast featuring bright ideas to improve society. These "shorts" are designed for a radio audience.

Each Ways & Means podcast episode combines personal stories and pioneering public policy research. Ways & Means "Shorts" are 3-minute stories for a radio audience.

The Ways & Means podcast is hosted by journalist Emily Hanford.

Ways & Means is produced by the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

E-mail us: Carol Jackson (carol.m.jackson@duke.edu)

4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps is central to the American story; the idea that anyone can can go from being poor to being rich by sheer det...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:08
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Today, women outnumber men on college campuses, but that wasn't always the case. Before the 1960s, colleges routinely used gender quotas to suppres...

Bought by WAMC and WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 2
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This election cycle is being billed as another “Year of the Woman” … with a record number of female candidates running for office. Despite increasi...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 2
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From the Ways & Means podcast, the story of how gerrymandering got out of hand ... and what’s being done to change it.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:28