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Could rational communication really be the true key to real democracy?

Bought by KICI, KMUN, KSKQ, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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The laws of physics determine how things in the cosmos change. But what would happen if the laws themselves changed?

  • Added: Nov 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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What is the goal of a belief: to make you feel better, to make you successful, or to track the truth?

  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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There has never been a better time to become a citizen scientist: curious individuals interested in collecting data to build toward solutions, expa...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
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Democracy may not be in great shape right now, but why would anyone prefer to be ruled by a tyrant?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WNYO, KMUN, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KICI and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Is the most elegant explanation always the best one?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KMUN, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and KICI


  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Do all views have a place on university campuses, or are there some views that should never be given a platform?

Bought by WNYO, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Is it better to choose a life of suffering or live happily in somebody else's vision?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KGLP, KEOS and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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What’s the difference between charitable giving from ordinary people and philanthropic giving from the very wealthy?

Bought by KMRE-LP, KUMD, KMSU, KSKQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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What does questioning everything have to do with being creative?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KVNF, WYSO, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Is work the curse of the working class, or a person's best opportunity for happiness and meaning?

Bought by WLPR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KUAF Public Radio, WKMS, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Are Safe Spaces Dangerous?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Deeply rooted in social justice movements of the past, safe spaces promise a reprieve from bigotry and oppression by allowing today’s students – th...

Bought by KISU, Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, NPR Illinois, WGCU and more


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The photo in this episode’s cover art was taken at the Austin Convention Center during SXSW EDU 2018. It shows a collaborative wall for attendees to write on and draw on during the conference., Credit: Pios Labs
We recap the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSW EDU) in 2018 after it ends, talking about the reactions of attendees, educational techno...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 48:21
Caption: Should College Athletes Be Paid? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
College sports is a big-money business, with football and basketball programs generating millions of dollars in revenue every year. While coaches a...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WLPR, WSKG, KVSC, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Does affirmative action undermine the achievements of those who are supposed to benefit from it?

Bought by KRZA, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSKQ, and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Derek Bok is the only two-time president of Harvard University, which is to say he has twice reinvented the management of the oldest, richest, mayb...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Liz McMillen is the editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:17
  • Purchases: 1
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We’re speaking with a hot name in disruptive innovation, Sebastian Thrun. He’s part of our conversation on hacking higher education. He’s the foun...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Continuing our series on higher ed, we're hacking our way to a better model; call it New U. There won't be a football team or a building and ground...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 58:36
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How did higher education, in general, turn from the days of the GI Bill — and the land grant colleges long before that — to being a trap for sevent...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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How did higher education, in general, turn from the days of the GI Bill — and the land grant colleges long before that — to being a trap for sevent...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:23
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This episode will talk about light and how to work with it.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 06:13
Caption: Host Matt Fagerholm, Credit: Matt Fagerholm
Accomplished Tribeca Flashpoint film students Calvin Steinken and Thomas Cheely join host Matt Fagerholm to discuss their latest work, as well as t...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2012
  • Length: 30:53