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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Angie Coiro, Host and Senior Producer
Engaging conversation with an important thought-leader on climate change and global environmental issues.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:55
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Egypt has the largest film industry in the Arab world. There have been movies produced in Egypt, mostly in Cairo, since the early silent era.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
Caption: Frank Campbell was a teenager when he was sold to keep Georgetown University afloat. He was one of some 272 enslaved people sold by Jesuits in Maryland to plantations in Louisiana., Credit: Ellender Memorial Library, Nicholls State University
(9/4/2017) As more schools begin to confront their participation in slavery, they also consider how to make amends.

Bought by WWNO, WMUU-LP, WNCU, WUFT, KOSU and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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As Congress and the Trump Administration roll back environmental protections, some communities are especially harmed. But Professor David Konisky e...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 25:59
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Title IX protects against sexual assault and gender discrimination at universities. Celene Reynolds discusses the state of Title IX today, and how ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 21:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Changing public opinion and high costs have death sentences in decline in America. Professor Frank Baumgartner explains that when they do happen, r...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
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Poverty can persist in the same communities for generations, especially communities of color. Professor Darrick Hamilton walks through the policies...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 27:15
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We're getting a jump on the process of picking our favorite albums of 2016. There are many to choose from, and this first part of a 2 part series d...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What defines a nation, or a state? What’s the meaning of sovereignty, and how do communal or religious identity figure into demands for self-deter...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 24:45
Caption: Kimball Taylor
At first it was a curiosity … then a nuisance that evolved into a phenomenon. Abandoned bicycles scattered across the desert at the US/Mexican boar...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Professor Meira Levinson
This is about our kids, our future generations. Ask any grade school teacher, and they’ll tell you the job is very challenging.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Anton Treuer discusses how education and prosperity go hand in hand. Can we restructure the system to make education more equitable? Anton speculat...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 08:12
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David Harrington, the founding member of the pioneering, genre mixing, multi award winning Kronos Quartet reflects on the remarkable and still ongo...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KGLT, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Vance Gellert's Sleeping Giant: The Iron Range of Minnesota
When Vance Gellert decided to photograph the Iron Range, people asked him why. In his traveling show Sleeping Giant: The Iron Range of Minnesota, V...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 13:30
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A 2015 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt talks with fellow poet and professor, Michelle Boisseau, about her collection HEADWATERS. Voigt...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A shelterbelt is a line of trees, meant to protect from the wind and snow. Farmers plant them to keep fields from eroding or topsoil from blowing a...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 15:07
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Even in good schools racial inequality thrives. Basically, that’s the summary of an extensive study conducted by associate professors Amanda Lewis ...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s the rare writer who can pick up where Albert Camus — master of midcentury philosophy and fiction — left off in the modern classic, The Outside...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMUN


  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
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We asked a number of different stakeholders for their top ideas about improving the relationship between citizens and their law enforcement officer...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSFR, KGNU, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WNIJ and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In this second podcast in our collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we examine negotiation. Turning again to behavioral science for insight, we le...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:06
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This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installm...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
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We're asking the $64,000 question: can we build a more crash-proof, less leveraged, more equitable financial system? Our guest Jeremy Allaire would...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KZYX


  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton
Today, 47-million Americans live in poverty. That places this country at the bottom among industrial nations for the divide between the haves and h...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We’re revisiting the Attica prison revolt in 1971. It began as a civil rights protest and ended in a massacre when Governor Nelson Rockefeller orde...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KZYX


  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2