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Is it irrational to want to be better than you are?

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSKQ, KTSW 89.9, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Robin Barnes was born and raised in the Lower 9th Ward, shuttling between her parents’ and grandparents’ houses and singing the songs they liked to...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 52:00
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Poetry and music inspired by casting our votes.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:44
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How do we ensure that the Victor Frankensteins of the future unleash no new monsters on the world?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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How do today's best TV shows raise questions about gender, morality, identity, and the absurd?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSKQ, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Can we still lead productive, meaningful lives if the demand for human labor disappears?

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KZYX, KSKQ, WGBH Radio Boston, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Sarah Sentilles and Eugenie Scott
Interviews with Sarah Sentilles, author of Breaking Up With God: A Love Story and Eugenie Scott, former executive director of the National Center f...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Ellen Meacham
In the spring of 1967, Senator Robert F. Kennedy had an experience that changed his thinking about America, and his own responsibilities. His awake...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sea level rise and eclipse phenomena highlight this episode. First Dave talks to NASA Oceanographer Josh Willis about two new studies. The first re...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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“It’s very likely that the universe is really a kind of a question, rather than the answer to anything,” says philosopher technologist Kevin Kelly....

  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Jim Baumann
What we do for our children today will have a major impact on the future of democracy.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Heather Douglas, "best known for her work on the role of values in science, science policy, the importance ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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The 'Hearts of Space' Fall fundraiser, based on an album titled "Lullaby for the Hearts of Space."

Bought by KMSU, KCSC, and WDCB


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Georgia State Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham, whose work will appear in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRTY 2017, is also a gifted fiction writer. In this sho...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sue Klebold
Guilt can haunt any parent whose child commits suicide. That’s especially true for a murder-suicide.

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
From: KQAL
Series: The Live Feed
Caption: Tabah
On this episode of The Live Feed, we visit with an indie rock group from Minneapolis. This five piece band hit the scene in 2014 and recently perfo...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 33:24
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Austin-based composer and Atash director Roberto Riggio brings new perspectives on playing to young musicians.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 11:43
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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
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Is queerness just a marker of sexual orientation, or is it a political and social identity?

Bought by KQED, CHSR-FM 97.9, WFHB, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
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William Hosea and Amrita Myers host a long-overdue discussion on current event happenings in the world of entertainment, politics and local events....

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:09
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It’s not unusual for a new president to find the adjustment from candidate to leader to be jolting but President Trump’s first week in office has b...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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She has called Brain Pickings, her invention and labor of love, a “human-powered discovery engine for interestingness.” What Maria Popova really de...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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New year and new music from some fantastic emerging, indie and unsigned artists give us a great start to 2017. Making their debut on our show are n...

Bought by WOUB and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Should martian microbes be sacrificed to human space exploration.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, WLPR, KENW, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7