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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: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
We're hearing more from and about American extremist groups lately, like white supremacists and Incels. One thing their members have in common is m...

Bought by KSJD, KUT, KKRN, KCSB-FM, and KWMR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
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From the Amazon to the Congo to California, our planet’s forests are being decimated. And along with them, the stability of our climate. Why? Becau...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KSQD Santa Cruz, WMRA, Maine Public Radio, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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From the Amazon to the Congo to California, our planet’s forests are being decimated. And along with them, the stability of our climate. Why? Becau...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week the People’s Republic of China celebrates its 70th anniversary as months of pro-democracy demonstrations continue in Hong Kong. Demonstra...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: This artist’s view shows the hot Jupiter exoplanet 51 Pegasi b, sometimes referred to as Bellerophon, which orbits a star about 50 light-years from Earth in the northern constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse). This was the first exoplanet around a no, Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser/Nick Risinger
Astronomer and astrophysicist Michel Mayor has just been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for physics. Listen to Mat’s 2016 conversation with this reve...

Bought by KCNP, KSTK, KDNK, KBUT, KWMR and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Who would consent to live in a state where all political power was surrendered to the government?

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: :00
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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 WNYO, KMUN, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KICI, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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If you’re thinking about how to solve climate change, where do you start? Project Drawdown Executive Director Jonathan Foley lists five things we ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 41:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A large asteroid narrowly misses Earth., Credit: NASA
Planetary scientist Vishnu Reddy studies space objects ranging from satellite debris to planet-killing asteroids. He shares the status of our effo...

Bought by KCNP, KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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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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While some organizations and individuals believe there is multidimensional inequality in the U.S., this PEACE TALKS RADIO program is only about eco...

Bought by KCSB-FM


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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While some organizations and individuals believe there is multidimensional inequality in the U.S., this PEACE TALKS RADIO program is only about eco...

Bought by WRIR and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Brad Pitt in the new science fiction film, Ad Astra., Credit: 20th Century Fox
Brad Pitt sets out across the solar system to save Earth in the new space epic. Host Mat Kaplan enjoys a far-reaching conversation with the co-scre...

Bought by KDNK, KCNP, KBUT, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Are Space and Time two separate entities, or just different dimensions of one thing? And what difference does that make?

  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Climate change is upending Miami’s real estate markets, turning one of its poorest neighborhoods into some of the most desirable real estate around...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Climate change is turning one of Miami’s poorest neighborhoods into some of the most desirable real estate around. But there’s only so much Little ...

Bought by WMRA, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Science fiction author David Brin made a presentation at this year's Starship Congress in San Diego, California, Credit: Icarus Interstellar
Science fiction writer and futurist David Brin is one of our favorite guests. Finding him at the just-completed Starship Congress in San Diego, Cal...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Is queerness just a marker of sexual orientation, or is it a political and social identity?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KQED, CHSR-FM 97.9, WFHB and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
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Joanna Trieger and Andrew Samuelsen are regular Reno bike commuters and spokespeople for the Truckee Meadows Bike Alliance. Like anyone who rides i...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 15, 2019
  • Length: 18:04
  • Purchases: 1
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No matter how we tackle climate change, cities are key. They emit massive amounts of carbon and they're ground zero for the climate crisis. But cou...

Bought by WMPG, KWMR, KVSC, KDNK, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Artist concept of a black hole emitting gamma-ray bursts., Credit: NASA
This US research center has been part of more than 200 space missions, but it’s not a NASA facility! The Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexi...

Bought by KDNK, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, KBUT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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The outlaw ocean, a space apart, hidden from view, a place of rampant criminality and exploitation. This week on World Ocean Radio we offer part on...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 05:07
Caption: Natalie Foster, Economic Security Project
As president, Democratic Senator Kamala Harris wants to give up to $6,000 to working families each year... as a tax credit. Entrepreneur Andrew Yan...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KCSB-FM, KWIT, WNIN, KUT and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Americans spend $56 billion attending sporting events each year — but at what cost to the climate? From stadiums packed with energetic fans to food...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:59