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Caption: Lee McIntyre
We now live in what’s called “The Post-Truth Era.” That means feelings carry more weight than evidence, and alternative facts replace actual facts....

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rinku Sen
What we do to each other, we do to the Earth. To protect our common home, we’re being called upon to bridge our differences to create beloved commu...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Ellen Condiff Lagemann
Providing prisoners a chance to earn a college degree may just be the antidote for our lock-them-up society. America is the clear winner among indu...

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  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many are protesting Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's proclaiming April as Confederate Heritage Month, the last state banner to feature confederate ic...

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  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "After 30 Years of Prozac" - Happy 30th birthday Prozac. We've had three decades of the drug, so why are we still depressed? HOUR TWO: ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:56
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HOUR ONE: "Is The Universe A Number?" - A Nobel Prize-winning physicist, a crocheting mathematician and a man obsessed with the Kabbalah are search...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Professor Tom Kochan
America’s workforce and the economy are rapidly changing. As is the type of work we do. Flip that coin over and you’ll see that institutions and po...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Gordon Lafer
Americans may vote for polar opposite candidates … liberal or conservative. Their vote may express ideological differences. But, on principles and ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Larry Tye
More books have been written about Bobby Kennedy than most public figures in our history. Although he’s remembered as a fiery liberal, we easily ...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joel Westheimer
All schools teach citizenship. But, the question becomes, “what kind of citizens are the schools trying to shape?”

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Niose
According to author and attorney David Niose, American politics and public policy have been sliding in the direction of unreason. But, he says, a n...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Susan Greenhalgh
America is in the midst of an obesity epidemic of catastrophic proportion. Today, two-thirds of adults, and one-third of children and adolescents –...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Dr. Rob Garfield
For much of the past century, men have operated under “Male Code,” a rigid set of rules guiding their behavior that equate to masculinity with stoi...

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  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Artist's conception of an astronaut collecting a sample from a retrieved asteroid., Credit: NASA
ARM is the Asteroid Redirect Mission, and sometimes it seems that it doesn’t have a friend in the world. But it does, and Jonathan Goff of Altius S...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Nicolette Hahn Niman
Livestock, especially cattle, are Public Enemy Number One. That’s been the perceived wisdom for decades. It’s thought that cattle erode soils, poll...

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John D. Pollack
Often without realizing it, we use analogies to express our ideas. As a Presidential speechwriter, John Pollack understands the power of words. In ...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Writer Helen Thorpe provides a detailed account of what happened to the three women who served in the military during the last decade.

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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With hundreds of Earth-like planets discovered over the past few years, it’s fair to say we’re on the verge of finding alien life. Two new programs...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Azarm Ghareman
Clinical psychologist Azarm Ghareman brings the teachings of Carl Jung into post-modern analysis. Dr. Ghareman sees the need for a better understan...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Said Dowlabani
This book is not your dry read about markets and stocks. It’s the “Next Big Think” according to the publisher, Select Books. Cultural Economist Sai...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
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Caption: Professor Charles Seife
Numbers can be deceptive … we know this. Yet, in spite of how sophisticated we think we are, we still can be taken-in by numbers. Sometimes we’ll e...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Daniel Hunter
David was looking for a slingshot. Goliath had money and power. This is the story of the fight against proposed and granted casinos in Philadelphia.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Simon Anderson
We’ve all heard the stories of self-driving cars and 3D printers, but it’s the folks like futurists Simon Anderson and Jack Uldrich who make a care...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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The explosive growth of online communities for sharing, swapping, trading and lending is reinventing the way that we consume and build relationship...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2013
  • Length: 42:10
Caption: Dr. Marina Adshade
Dr. Marina Adshade provides a fascinating look at just how central the interplay of libido, gender, love, power and economic forces is to the most ...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1