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Caption: Educated for
Permanent subjection or exile. Even the abolitionists of the 1800s beloved those were the options for African-American youth.

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Richard Cahan
The Works Progress Administration, what became better known as the WPA, was designed to provide jobs for unemployed Americas. One of their provoca...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Robert H. Frank
It’s well understood that our environments affects our behavior. Realistically, though, it works both ways. Our behavior profoundly impacts our env...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:01
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Caption: Dr. Inga Hansen
Usually, when someone is thought to have sold out, it’s a negative reference. It can mean they’ve betrayed their values and ethics. Yet it’s someth...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Henry A.J. Ramos
America is facing challenging times. This much chaos and confusion has not been witnessed since the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s and ‘70s. As...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Helen Lee Bouygues
There are more incentives to spread fake information than not. Money can play a big factor, but there’s also that immature need to feel that you ca...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Dr. Bernice Hausman
Very few issues cause heated debate like the vaccination controversy. From their introduction, vaccines have created concern and skepticism.

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Genuine Fakes, Credit: jacket cover by Rob Ehle
There are fakes all around us. No, this isn’t about “fake news.” In fact, the overuse of that term as given real fakes a bad name. That’s right. We...

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  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Public discourse is at an all time low. Even without considering the political polarization of today, civility in public discourse is challenging.

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Keir Milburn
When it comes to politics, age appears to be a prominent dividing line. And, a closer look at youth today shows that the young around the world are...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Dean Hartley
We have entered a brand new era of persuasion. This is completely untested water’s. In a world of everything computer, a world where our household ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Andreas Wagner
Diversity is the product of nature’s creativity. It also turns out that creativity in nature and culture follow very similar fundamental principles.

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2