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Caption: Heather McGhee, Credit: Hardy Wilson
By around 2044, the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation. This seismic demographic shift has triggered a cultural earthquake, provoking a ra...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gloria Steinem
World-renowned feminist, writer and change-maker Gloria Steinem connects the dots among disparate social movements to reveal the common patterns of...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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....

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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John Bacon talks with author and historian Douglas Brinkley.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Aug 03, 2019
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah offers hope for quiet, sustained culture shift through the "endless shared conversation" of friendship. The writer...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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...

Bought by WGCU, Nevada Public Radio, WFAE, NPR Illinois, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet, theologian, and extraordinary healer in our world of fracture. He leads the Corrymeela community of Northern Ireland, a ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on thriving workpla...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 52:15
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The story of one of America’s most widely-read journalists, whose relationships in Washington were colored by an unflappable arrogance.

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 18
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The idea that art, literature and music in particular, might work as a sort of “Marshall Plan of the Mind” is our topic tonight. At the end of Worl...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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HOUR ONE: "Is Anger A Useful Emotion?" - What if being angry made you feel better? We'll see red this hour. HOUR TWO: "Yuck" - Rotten cheese, tun...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on digital communic...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 47:48
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HOUR ONE: "Writing Truth And Lies" - How close to reality were the "Little House" books? Does it matter? This hour, we'll talk morality in memoirs....

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Sociologist Ariela Schachter investigates how Americans think about race, immigration, assimilation, and what it means to be ‘similar.’

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
  • Purchases: 1
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In an indigenous Mayan community in highland Guatemala, sociocultural anthropologist Kedron Thomas noticed a trend that led her to investigate inte...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 18:47
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A sociologist of education breaks down some common myths about charter schools and offers her advice for newly appointed education secretary Betsy ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 15:08
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Sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfeld documents the pervasive and often subtle ways that successful black men – people like doctors, lawyers, and engine...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:48
  • Purchases: 1
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When conducting research for his acclaimed book "Klansville, USA," sociologist David Cunningham encountered the work of a journalist who, in the 19...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 16:45
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Sociologist Jake Rosenfeld discusses the growing wealth gap between rich and poor Americans, decreasing labor union membership, and considers what ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 13:42
Caption: Chris Peace with his mother's shingle., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Christopher Kilian Peace is a classical conservative informed by Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Edmund Burke and other great thinkers of the Enlightenm...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:46
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In this special fundraising edition of "To the Best of Our Knowledge," host Anne Strainchamps samples some of our best interviews about politics an...

Bought by KVSC, KACU, WITF, KANW, KWMU and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:27:35
  • Purchases: 8
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In this week's show: we’ll take you to Chemnitz, a city in eastern Germany where cultures seem to be clashing. This week, a murder allegedly commit...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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
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HOUR ONE: "When Women Rule" - From Homer to Harvey Weinstein, women are reclaiming the classics in the age of #MeToo. HOUR TWO: "Burnout" - Ever ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Around the world, technology is disrupting the workforce, with automation poised to displace humans in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and bey...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Prairie Public, WNYC, and KUNM


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5