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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: Is Recent U.S. Policy Towards China Productive?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For decades, the U.S. has struggled to create an effective policy towards China. From trade wars to technology to Taiwan, experts disagree on wheth...

Bought by KUOW, KUNM, KCPW, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Science & The Economy, Credit: Discourse Disrupters from Intelligence Squared U.S.
Can focusing on science and technology transform how Americans think about the economy and the future of the nation's working class? Former IMF chi...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Should You Love Your Enemies? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In this special episode, Intelligence Squared U.S. host John Donvan sits down with Arthur Brooks, one of America's leading political thinkers, to d...

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  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

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  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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"You're worth fighting for" is the tagline of the upcoming book Be Solid: How To Go Through Hell & Come Out Whole. When you experience heartbreak a...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Ten Years After The Global Financial Crisis, Is The System Safer? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In 2008, the world witnessed one of the worst financial crises in global history. Ten years later, has the world learned its lesson? Panelists deba...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Mary Ellen Hannibal
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to st...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Unresolved: Trump & U.S. National Security, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For the United States, tensions are rising with both allies and adversaries. Rogue states are racing to master new technologies and create weapons ...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Discovering everyday miracles is where good teaching, and a meaningful life, begin.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Has Globalization Undermined the American Working Class?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In the U.S., jobs are disappearing. From construction zones to clerical offices to coal mines, the American working class is losing ground. Is glob...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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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...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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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...

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Steve Jobs said that, "“We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?” Running our fingers over those dents connects u...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 07:18
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For many, belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness and the soul of social, political, and scientific progress. Some claim,...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A philosoper of biology shares her struggle with breast cancer and her opinions on ongoing debates over breast cancer screening.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:45
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  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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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...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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
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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...

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  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Phil Nusbaum w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bill Monroe’s bluegrass is often viewed as a musical big bang. But while it was different than the string band music preceding Monroe’s Blue Grass...

  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 07:23
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Charles is founding Artistic Director of The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company in Los Angeles, a not-for-profit company devoted to producing the...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 18:17
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Guest: Sherrie Dennis speaks with us on reclaiming Indigenous familiarity.

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 1