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Bob Kustra interviews Rick Bass about his book "The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes"

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Soul? , Credit: In
Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scr...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Will Progressive Populism Save the Democratic Party? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Is embracing progressive populism the key to leading the Democratic party out of the political wilderness? Or should the left champion centrist pol...

Bought by WGCU and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A rural pocket of Northern California is seeing some of the highest rates of suicide in the state. This project explores the mental health crisis i...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:05:14
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Lovin’ the tough guys this week! Real men love Teddy Bears and so do ladies – the love story of Theodore and Edith Roosevelt; On the Road, discover...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2018
  • Length: 38:42
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Less than a decade old, Bitcoin is worth billions. The cryptocurrency promises to revolutionize global finance by placing control of currency in th...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, WGCU, Prairie Public, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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An Iraqi activist shares stories about silence as a form of protection in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:30
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We’ll explore the sounds that have been evacuated from Iraq, musicians muted by their disappeared audiences and bygone origins.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Our debut episode, devoted to the topic of speechlessness, introduces you to our host Bahjat Abdulwahed, the “Walter Cronkite of Iraq” living as a ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
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Trailer for Radio Silence series

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: :30
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Glenn Boyd was convicted of a crime he did not commit. This episode of the California Innocence Project features another story about a bad identifi...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Every day millions of people turn to dating apps to find love. To date, more than 49 million Americans have given digital dating a try and the comp...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, KTSW 89.9, WGCU, and Indie3 Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Is Western Democracy in Danger? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Do populist and nationalist uprisings signal Western democracy’s certain decline? Or can recent events be seen as part of a healthy and regenerativ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WSKG, Boise State Public Radio, KCPW, and WGCU


  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Theo Chocolate was founded in 2006 by Joe Whinney and Debra Music and is based in Seattle, USA. The company is known as being the first organic, fa...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 33:16
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What happens when an innocent crush on a teacher becomes not-so-innocent. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 20:07
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In this audio piece, among other things, we learn how she joined The New Yorker’s staff and how her illustrations are infused with a particular kin...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:26
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Cailo Chocolate was founded in 2016 by the Castillo and Carniello families and is based in Perth, Australia. The bean-to-bar producer sources its c...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 26:56
Caption: Ahmad Naffory is pictured on a Beirut rooftop. He founded the band Assa'aleek,  but after being denied re-entry to Lebanon,  was granted asylum in the Netherlands. The band endures without him, and he has continued making music in his new home., Credit: Photo courtesy of Mohamad Khayata
Ahmad Naffory fell in love with the guitar in a Syrian grocery store, but he didn't know that his music would cause him to flee his home for anothe...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:05
Caption: Your Private Data: Can Tech Companies Keep it from the Law? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Do you have a secret that no one else knows? Tech companies may promise to protect our data from prying eyes. But should that promise yield to law ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, WGCU, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco returns with songs that are Political with a capital P and where "the feminist diatribes are turned up high"

Bought by KALW, KFCF FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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There is no chocolate industry without Africa. African cocoa is bountiful and painful, cyclical and dynamic. In this episode, we get two snapshots ...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 42:08
Caption: Lizzie Webb Guptill
Lizzie Webb Guptill as written and presented by Linda Pupke

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:39
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Imagine getting a check from the government every month. $600 guaranteed. It’s happening in Finland, where a pilot program is being launched to tes...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KCPW, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, and WCPN


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the last 25 years, charter schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education. Between 2004 and 2014 alone, e...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KCPW, WOSU, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Host of Criminal, Phoebe Judge takes us on a tour of kids who break rules -- including tales of her own childhood offenses. The Mortified Podcast i...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 24:23