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We’re use to hearing about how much humans have impacted the earth. Scientists have given a name for this period to recognize human dominance over ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Public discourse is at an all time low. Even without considering the political polarization of today, civility in public discourse is challenging.

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dean Hartley
We have entered a brand new era of persuasion. This is completely untested water’s. In a world of everything computer, a world where our household ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andreas Wagner
Diversity is the product of nature’s creativity. It also turns out that creativity in nature and culture follow very similar fundamental principles.

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Martin Schoenhals
Hierarchies are deeply embedded in human societies. They are so much a part of our being they’re hardly given a second thought. Status is sought af...

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  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Roger S. Gottlieb
Here’s the conundrum: a good person doesn’t knowingly create devastation and suffering. Yet, that is exactly what we’re doing with our environment....

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  • Added: May 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Joshua A. Douglas
Imagine an election in the future that boasted turnout at record levels. Better access to voter registration and polling places. District lines and...

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  • Added: May 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Lee McIntyre
Science deniers and attacks on science are more prevalent today. Interestingly, America leads the world in the sheer number of people who have cont...

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  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Professor Russell Muirhead
References to conspiracy theories are more prevalent today. To have a theory, however, implies there is evidence to substantiate the claim. Today’s...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Ed Hess
America is set to lose tens of millions of job in the next 15 years. Some of the best research today estimates that one half of all U.S. jobs will ...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Jonathan M. Metzl
Over the past decade many low and middle income white American’s have thrown their support to conservative politicians. The claim is to make Americ...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Dr. Max Klau
Recent events in America have once again turned the spotlight on the issues of race. Just when we think we are overcoming our racial divide, anothe...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jonathan D. Karmel
America’s workers are experiencing another setback in workplace safety. The Trump Administration is blocking a rule that requires most employers to...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Dr. Jennifer Harvey
America is one of the most racially diverse nations in the world. We’re also a country full of racial tension. These conflicting truths make it esp...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Jason Berry
In 2018, New Orleans celebrated its 300th year. The colorful tapestry that make up its history is like no other in America. Likewise, the dichotomy...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Unexpected love! From a South Dakota gold mine to a surprising Hollywood couple, a Buddhist monk offering laughs and bible verses in an Iowa Greek ...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 39:40
Caption: Jerry Ashton
Nearly 2-million people will be declaring bankruptcy this year. It’s not because they are careless with their expenses. The cause is unpaid medical...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Suffragette
As The Jazz Age roared to like in the 1920s so did the suffragette movement. In 1918 women were granted voting rights, and they took that to mean i...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Peter L.P. Simpson
Illiberalism. Now that’s a word you just don’t hear very often. If it sounds like a play on liberalism, you’re right. It’s the lack, or even oppos...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Steven Levitsky
Democracies around the world are struggling. Autocratic regimes are on the rise. Now, America’s democratic structures are showing signs of stress.

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
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Caption: Robert E. Friedman
The financial crash of 2008 hit middle and working class families especially hard. They are still struggling.

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Jason Stanley
When the people of a country become severely divided, it becomes easier for power to fall into the iron grip of fascism. All it takes is well-desig...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Felicia Kornbluh
A central idea of feminism is “Looking at the world as if women matter.” Yet, during the most important public policy debate about women and povert...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: End Kids Cancer
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children from 1 to 14 years old. According to the American Cancer Society more than 10,000 children ...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1