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Lutsen resident JD Lehr recently returned from hiking 1,600 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. He joined Brian on The Roadhouse to tell us why, and...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 14:35
Caption: Dr. Robert Jay Lifton
A general tendency among those who study human behavior is to identify two separate groups of mental predators.

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Melanie Joy
An act of oppression comes in many forms. Government, household, work environment, and even friendships. It happens when one group or person exerci...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee
Most of us don’t spend a lot of time thinking about how much time we spend online. We might even ask if it really matters. The digital world is so ...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1965, two intellectuals met at Cambridge University for a debate. The topic: “The American dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The r...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 9
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While Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco de Goya and Russian writer Leo Tolstoy were separated by time and space, the two created incomparabl...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
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While Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco de Goya and Russian writer Leo Tolstoy were separated by time and space, the two created incomparabl...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 31:19
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The September 20th 2019: Women Warriors — Voices of Change multimedia concert performed by Orchestra Moderne NYC, under the direction of Amy Anders...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Roberto Tejada
Mixing history with poetic metaphor is not an easy task. Especially when the subject involves separate cultures, different languages, and vastly ch...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Zeitgeist, Credit: Zoe Prinds-Flash
Zeitgeist New Music Quartet welcomes No Exit New Music from Cleveland for a weekend of concerts together. This collaboration is an annual thing. Co...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Ian Stewart
We’re obsessed with predicting the future. Most of the time, though, we get it wrong. On the other hand, we can predict a specific event with near ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We spend the hour with science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist, Cory Doctorow. First, we talk with him about his terrific new boo...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Cory Doctorow
How we deal with the possibilities of tomorrow are very dependent on how we handle those possibilities today. Sounds simple, however, even when we ...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Michael Patrick Lynch
We think we know a lot. Perhaps we do. On the other hand, an ongoing study at Yale University finds that today’s society thinks it knows more than ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Riane Eisler
No matter where you are in the world, you’re confronted by violence. One study shows that over half of our population is very concerned about the c...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Rena Haus sings, plays and leads a trio. Rena sings songs of others, but also does a lot of her own compositions. Phil Nusbaum asked her about her ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Sept 1 from 10AM till 1PM. Rena sings songs of others, but also does a lot of her own compositions. Phil Nusbaum asked her about her song writing. ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Lynn O'brien, Credit: Tera Girardin
Lynn O’brien is a songwriter who gets inspiration from what is going on around her. She packs in her songs with messages into all her shows. During...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: Carolin Emcke
Hate. There’s no question that it’s on the rise in America and around the world. White supremacy, racism and xenophobia are all part of our polariz...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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: Founding Fathers images
They are an unexpected husband and wife team: the Levinson’s. Sanford is a constitutional scholar. Cynthia is an award-winning author of children’...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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British writer Rupert Thomson discusses his eleventh novel, NEVER ANYONE BUT YOU, shortlisted for the 2018 American Library in Paris Book Award, t...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Democracy Collaborative logo
Here are some numbers that will make you think. Just 26 people – call them billionaires – own as much wealth as half the people on the planet. At t...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We’re use to hearing about how much humans have impacted the earth. Scientists have given a name for this period to recognize human dominance over ...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2