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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...

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  • 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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What will save, U.S. health care? Some argue that the bargaining power and data competencies of retailers entering into the healthcare business wil...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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What if a single policy could impact American democracy, culture, and competitiveness? The Federal Communications Commission’s decision to end net ...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Does Humanitarian Intervention Cause More Harm Than Good?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The international community currently faces a global refugee crisis and mass atrocities in Iraq, Myanmar, Syria, Yemen, and beyond. How should the ...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A special three-debate economics episode, asking: Is deregulation driving the booming economy? Can the Republican tax law spur economic growth? And...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Is the U.S. Healthcare System Terminally Broken?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Criticized by patients, providers, and politicians alike, the United States healthcare system is hardly a crowd-pleaser. Is the most expensive heal...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Against the backdrop of North Korea's nuclear advances and escalating regional tensions, we ask: How should the U.S. respond to its most urgent nat...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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 ...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Donald Trump’s opponents argue that his unpredictable, autocratic style is a threat to both democratic ideals at home, and stability abroad. But ot...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Debate: Is free speech threatened on campus?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Protests have erupted on university campuses across the country. To many, these students are speaking out against racial injustice that has long be...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Singer-songwriter Ike Reilly fights ire with fire on acerbic seventh studio album, Born On Fire.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 37:25
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Co-Host Sister Joy Clough, R.S.M. welcomes to the program Father Robert Barron, creator and host of the 10-part series “Catholicism”, which has bee...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 26:51
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Co-Host Peter Kreten welcomes Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ to the program. Brother Guy is a research astronomer and planetary scientist at the Vatic...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 25:39
Caption: James Ehnes
Each piece of music contains a certain degree of instruction from the composer as to how they want their music played. Some composers are more spe...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Jaime Laredo
You’ve probably heard the expression, “Jack of all trades; master of none.” Well, meet Jaime Laredo. He’s universally recognized as a master viol...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet has an all-Gershwin CD includes the well known Piano Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue. It also contains Gershwin’s “Varia...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Marijuana leaf
Commentary on the police shooting of 20 year old college student Derek Copp in Michigan last week plus a segment on my brief appearance in MSNBC's ...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2009
  • Length: 29:30