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Caption: Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Soul? , Credit: In
Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scr...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Will Progressive Populism Save the Democratic Party? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Is embracing progressive populism the key to leading the Democratic party out of the political wilderness? Or should the left champion centrist pol...

Bought by WGCU and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A rural pocket of Northern California is seeing some of the highest rates of suicide in the state. This project explores the mental health crisis i...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:05:14
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Will all of the recent goodwill gestures between North and South Korea lead to the one thing Washington wants most? Can a deal be struck that denuc...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WNYC, Prairie Public, KTOO, WLPR and more


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Less than a decade old, Bitcoin is worth billions. The cryptocurrency promises to revolutionize global finance by placing control of currency in th...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, WGCU, Prairie Public, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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An Iraqi activist shares stories about silence as a form of protection in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:30
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We’ll explore the sounds that have been evacuated from Iraq, musicians muted by their disappeared audiences and bygone origins.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Our debut episode, devoted to the topic of speechlessness, introduces you to our host Bahjat Abdulwahed, the “Walter Cronkite of Iraq” living as a ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
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Trailer for Radio Silence series

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: :30
Caption: Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Every day millions of people turn to dating apps to find love. To date, more than 49 million Americans have given digital dating a try and the comp...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, KTSW 89.9, WGCU, and Indie3 Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Is Western Democracy in Danger? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Do populist and nationalist uprisings signal Western democracy’s certain decline? Or can recent events be seen as part of a healthy and regenerativ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WSKG, Boise State Public Radio, KCPW, and WGCU


  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: SFHS Innovation Academy youth producers
Students at Santa Fe High School’s Innovation Academy discuss high school culture, the effects of technology on education, the challenges of media ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 27:54
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
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There is no chocolate industry without Africa. African cocoa is bountiful and painful, cyclical and dynamic. In this episode, we get two snapshots ...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 42:08
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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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In the last 25 years, charter schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education. Between 2004 and 2014 alone, e...

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


  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
Black and Proud explores the era when African Americans began to aggressively challenge myths of inferiority. As Martha Bouyer, a participant in th...

Bought by KISU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and WETD


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 4
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There are an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, and the question of what to do with them has sparked years of fierc...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WSKG, KCPW, WOSU and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The Constitution provides that "All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States," and it goes on to grant ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KCPW, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Debate: Do hunters conserve wildlife?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In 2014, a permit to hunt a single endangered black rhino was sold for $350,000… as part of a program to support its conservation in Namibia. Count...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, XRAY.fm, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 17, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Debate: Should the U.S. eliminate corporate subsidies?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The auto industry, agriculture, the energy sector. What do they have in common? These industries benefit from government subsidies in the form of l...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KTOO, Troy Public Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Jordy Cernik was diagnosed with Cushing's Syndrome a few weeks after his first child was born. He went through two pituitary operations, an adrenal...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 13:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debate: Should we trust the promise of artificial intelligence?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As technology rapidly progresses, some proponents of artificial intelligence believe that it will help solve complex social challenges and offer im...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KERA, New Hampshire Public Radio, KGOU and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Baghdad Radio Orchestra 1938, Credit: Shlomo Elkivity
Professor Nancy Berg examines the legacy of Iraqi-Jewish writers, along with questions of home and identity.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:50
  • Purchases: 1