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At the Square is American Public Square at Jewell's (APS) podcast channel. You'll find our series 'Both Sides', Student podcast episodes, and live event recordings. At the Square podcasts cover topics that correspond to APS programs and events while providing context and additional information on the issues. Episodes feature fact-based, civil conversations between experts and APS staff members.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
“Story in the Public Square” is a year-round initiative to study and celebrate public storytelling. It features an annual conference, lectures, awards and student contests, as well as original scholarship about public storytelling and how those stories can affect the public debate. Story in the Public Square is a partnership between the Pell Center and The Providence Journal, and is directed by visiting fellow G. Wayne Miller with Pell Center executive director Jim Ludes.
 
New for 2016! This audio-only podcast from BillMoyers.com offers compelling and vital conversation about life and the state of American democracy, featuring some of the best thinkers of our time. A range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers bring context, insight and meaning to important topics, like the 2016 Election. Subscribe to the podcast for an audio version of this Web-only series.
 
We often view the use of the word, creed, in a religious context, and rightfully so; though creed can also be described as fundamental beliefs, or guiding principles. This Podcast is dedicated to the principles of freedom. And as such, will strive to focus upon this pillar of American heritage and culture. The antithesis of freedom, is oppression. Freedom is a fundamental belief, and a principle that all Americans must never take for granted. Therefore, the creed of freedom is more important ...
 
Democracies are basically f*cked and failing to solve the problems we need them to. There's reasons for that. And knowing those reasons could help prevent collapse or at least prepare us for what comes after. The Civics Factor is a vehicle for exploring the ideas that would save democracy from itself, and failing that, bring listeners ideas about how to self-organize and group problem-solve in a post-collapse world. Tribalism and the perverse dopamine of hyperpartisanship, propaganda and the ...
 
From aliens, the occult, to government conspiracies. Our history is filled with unexplained patterns and events. Are these occurrences all coincidences and conjecture, or is there a deeper, more sinister plot behind them? Has our true history been covered up, maybe even shortened! We take a deep dive different author's ideas and see which one has the most evidence to back up the claim! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jackallen1/support
 
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Hate crimes are nothing new to members of the Asian American community. Dr. Janelle Wong helps us put them in historical context—from the Asian Exclusion Acts to the rise in violence targeting Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wong is a professor of American Studies and a core faculty member in the Asian American Studies Program at the …
 
In light of the principles of leadership we have talked about all week, how did America do on the COVID-19 crisis? What questions should we be asking in the future days? Tune in today to hear more on The Public Square®. Topic: Deep Questions The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd. thepublicsquare.com Air Date: Friday, June 18…
 
How do you know that you’re right? Modern business, politics, and even culture, tend to favor strident opinions and decisive action. To “flip flop” may then be construed as ineptitude, or even weakness. So it behooves us to “stick to our guns, “stay the course,” and adhere to other well-trodden idioms of the English language. Of course that approac…
 
For the past several years Americans have been surrounded by "the woke movement." The trending formula begins with defining all humans based solely upon the color of their skin. From this surface identity, an entire manual has been constructed on how we should then live. Is this the right way to look at things? Tune in today as we talk about all of…
 
After learning why a midday stop at the public market is always a good idea in Turkey, get an insider's look at how the tour industry is rebuilding itself as Rick and the head of Perillo Tours compare notes on what the road to normalcy looks like for their companies. And New York Times travel writer Tariro Mzezewa examines what "inclusivity" really…
 
What are the questions a leader should ask before diving into a problem? How do we do the right thing, the right way? Tune in today to hear more on The Public Square®. Topic: Deep Questions The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd. thepublicsquare.com Air Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021…
 
Maybe you are able to live carefree, but for us it's getting harder to even watch a baseball game without cause for concern! Today, our team discusses the rise and prominence of the gambling industry in American sports and the power it has in our government. Join us now for an episode of the Public Square®, you don't want to miss. Topic: gambling T…
 
Love is the stuff of poetry, and heartache, and hope, and songs. Valarie Kaur says love can be revolutionary and is needed as a public ethic to confront hate, and nationalism, and the violence born from ignorance. Valarie Kaur is a renowned civil rights leader, lawyer, best-selling author, award-winning filmmaker, educator, innovator, and celebrate…
 
Get ideas and tips from TV host Samantha Brown for finding little corners of Europe in the New World, then hear an author's dramatic firsthand account of a near catastrophe on a cruise ship caught powerless in a freak winter storm off the coast of Norway. And a tour guide takes us to the wild, windy, and wonder-inspiring backcountry of Iceland. For…
 
In Episode #51 we are featuring a live segment of Coffee & Politics recorded in May 2021. This segment features Ambassador Sam Brownback. Since 1995 Ambassador Brownback has served as congressman, senator and governor. Most recently Brownback served as the US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom. Since stepping down Brownback has spoken p…
 
Our hearts and minds can't walk away from this topic yet. Today we examine further the words of The Great Commission, Jesus' last words on earth, and ask "How do we apply these words in our lives today"? Please join us for the conclusion of this fascinating conversation on The Public Square®. Topic: Deep Questions The Public Square® with hosts Dave…
 
The prognosticators of doom would have you believe that humanity is cursed to a future without work as Artificial Intelligence replaces people in the workforce. But Jamie Merisotis says we’ll still be working—doing the kinds of things only human beings can do. Jamie Merisotis is a globally recognized leader in philanthropy, education, and public po…
 
There's an invisible layer to the city where you live. It's meant to make your life easier, but is easy to overlook. Roman Mars of the podcast "99% Invisible" helps us examine how our urban environments are designed. And author Paul Theroux tells us how he explores getting older and the surfing culture near his home on Oahu's North Shore in his lat…
 
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