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How do good ideas and persuasive arguments change the world? In this episode, host John Donvan speaks with TED curator Chris Anderson about how bri...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Charles McGuigan
David Hudson has been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:19
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
David Hudson had been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:11
Caption: Newly milled flour at Carolina Ground, Credit: Carla Seidl
Milling flour is an ancient art. While commercial, industrial milling has largely taken over, there are some who are continuing, and honoring, the...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ticks on Martha's Vineyard, Credit: The Vineyard Gazette
Guests Include: Wampanoag Tribal members Kristina Hook and Carole Vandal and Island Tick Expert and Activist Dick Johnson.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:27
Caption: MV Students Walk Our for Parkland, Credit: MV TIMES
Guests Include: MVRHS sophomore Amelia Simmons and freshman Rachel Salop and MV Charter School senior Keith Chatinover,

  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:06:48
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Encountering one of the last red wolves in the wild at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And a run in with a black bear.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 24:57
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 KISU, Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, NPR Illinois, WGCU and more


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Martha Sherril prepares hominy over a wood fire outside the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Credit: Carla Seidl
This piece investigates the recent history of Cherokee foodways and examines lifestyle changes brought to the Eastern Band by the construction of H...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Thanks for tuning in for this great episode on a social enterprise out of Miami! Our guest is Andres Restrepo, one of the founders of PalmEraMia, w...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 33:48
Caption: Should College Athletes Be Paid? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
College sports is a big-money business, with football and basketball programs generating millions of dollars in revenue every year. While coaches a...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WLPR, WSKG, KVSC, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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At the signing of the declaration of independence, Benjamin Franklin was quoted as saying, "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all ha...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:55
Caption: Bamboo Detroit  Amanda Lewan
Bamboo Detroit Update with Amanda Lewan Romy catches up with co-founder, Amanda Lewan to hear about the most recent expansion of one of Detroit's ...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 27:36
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As video games gain prominence, some game creators are turning to global issues, such as poverty alleviation, international diplomacy, and combatin...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Amy McIntire
City Girls Soap becomes a Farm: Let the Goat Scaping begin! Amy McIntire joins Romy for an update on the goat farm. Amy shares how the business ha...

  • Added: May 07, 2017
  • Length: 33:18

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 13:19
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An audio postcard highlighting the magnificent Redwood trees of northwestern California.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
This piece features the voices of black Americans who came of age during the civil rights era: an era that lives with a mix of pain and pride in th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A selection of highlights from the past year's programs including reducing political polarization, community organizing for racial justice, peace h...

Bought by WJFF and KMUN


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The Miracle Workers of Holton Elementary School are Christal Mark, Ricky Gay, Mary Pace, Robin Barber, Cheryll Hughes and Latonya Brown-Oliver. Wha...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 23:46
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A short talk with the artistic and executive directors and a current artist-in-residence at the 18th Street Arts Center in LA.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:34
Caption: Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

Bought by WMUU-LP, Interlochen Public Radio, KUER, WSKG, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: What It Takes: Chasing Graduation in High-Poverty High Schools
The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena ...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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An Audio postcard highlighting the tiny, beautiful and behaviorally unique three-spined stickleback fish.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:30