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Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by NPR Illinois and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Former Senator Jeff Flake and the New York Times’ Bret Stephens argue the motion, “The Republican Party Should Not Re-Nominate Trump.” They face Kr...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Will Free Speech Save Social Media?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the world's largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by use...

Bought by KISU, NPR Illinois, and WGCU


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surp...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ten Years After The Global Financial Crisis, Is The System Safer? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In 2008, the world witnessed one of the worst financial crises in global history. Ten years later, has the world learned its lesson? Panelists deba...

Bought by KRWG, WGCU, NPR Illinois, Interlochen Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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 WGCU, Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KUOW, WCBU and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Constance votes in the 2nd US Congressional District of Texas and resides in Houston. She's considering several major issues when casting her ball...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:07
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Sheri is part of the 25th US Congressional District in Texas. She's following and has met multiple candidates on her ballot, including those for U...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:34
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Kirk is part of the 10th District of Texas, which cuts into Austin. Kirk is voting for his representatives to heed scientists' warnings and take cl...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:42
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Helen is a proud Texas voter in District 10. She feels that younger people have a moral and civic duty to vote, or else they cede their power to he...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:51
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Diana is a part of the 10th District of Texas. She talks about how she is voting for representatives who will protect against the erosion of rights...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:34
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Amy is part of the 10th District of Texas. She typically has significant criticisms of both the Republican and Democratic parties, but during the 2...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:26
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Randy is part of the 10th District of Texas. He says that healthcare for all Texans and for all Americans is an important issue for him in this nex...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 07:41
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
Caption: Unresolved: Trump & U.S. National Security, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For the United States, tensions are rising with both allies and adversaries. Rogue states are racing to master new technologies and create weapons ...

Bought by WGCU, Prairie Public, and KCPW


  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Has Globalization Undermined the American Working Class?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In the U.S., jobs are disappearing. From construction zones to clerical offices to coal mines, the American working class is losing ground. Is glob...

Bought by WGCU, Prairie Public, KCPW, Interlochen Public Radio, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Do people of opposing political parties believe in different facts? The mantra at the moment is that they do, because of media echo chambers, motiv...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 43:49
Caption: Is Social Media Good For Democracy?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Critics argue that social media deepens political divisions and erodes trust in the democratic process. Will the power of social media be used as a...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WGCU, Prairie Public, Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Activista social Schwartz aconseja mantener la calma ante la policia. / Activist Schwartz advises the community to keep calm in front of authorities.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: :30
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 Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, NPR Illinois, WGCU, and KCPW


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Will all of the recent goodwill gestures between North and South Korea lead to the one thing Washington wants most? Can a deal be struck that denuc...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WNYC, Prairie Public, KTOO, WLPR and more


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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, WGCU, Prairie Public, KTSW 89.9, KUNM and more


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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For many, belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness and the soul of social, political, and scientific progress. Some claim,...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WNYC, WGCU, WLPR, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Anxiety in engineering education sometimes comes from doing math. What does math anxiety feel like? What are its causes and effects? How do you dea...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2018
  • Length: 27:40