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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousness ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an up-scale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousnes ...
 
Money, personal finance and financial freedom - get your money to work harder for you so you don't have to work so hard. Linda made $2 million at age 39 and shares actionable knowledge to create wealth in the stock market, real estate, and business. Discover a wealth mentor who shows you a direct path to security, stability and financial freedom. This podcast has a balanced view of how to enjoy life, it is not about frugality. It won't show you how to save a few dollars, it will show you how ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, free trade, economic growth, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., draws you in wit ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
Michael C. Munger, Chair of Political Science at Duke University, appears regularly as a guest on EconTalk, the award-winning economics podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of George Mason University. Podcasts featuring Mike Munger are listed here. Additional readings, links, and podcasts can be found at econtalk.org. EconTalk is made available through the Library of Economics and Liberty, econlib.org, and is provided by Liberty Fund, Inc.
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, free trade, economic growth, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., draws you in wit ...
 
EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book reviews, parenting, and the curiosities of everyday decision-making. Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and George Mason U., ...
 
Kannada Pustaka is an open library of audiobooks for education of visually challenged. This library and Initiative is run by volunteers and aims to provide accessible textbooks for the education of visually challenged. These books are meant for educational use. The Unicode text content used to generate these audio textbooks was created adopting a distributed proofreading model. Content shared under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. For more i ...
 
Chief Yuya shares a massive library of information to enrich and refine the lives of the world community. Popular topics include spirituality, self-actualization, personal development, repatriation, manhood, womanhood, family, community building, emotional intelligence, world religions, youth empowerment, race, culture, and nationality.
 
A collection of speeches and interviews with Economists, Economic Pundits and Financial Consultants on the topics of Economics, Monetary Reform, Globalisation, Banking, Financial Fraud and the Global Fincancial Crisis."Whosoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce...." James A. Garfield
 
On Blast is an organizing tool for the Philadelphia Student Union. We know that students have deep analysis about their schools and communities. We know that young people's voices need to be heard before real structural change can take place in our public schools. At On Blast, we choose subject matter that amplifies the voices of those not being heard-- especially young people-- and those who are routinely hurt and misrepresented by the dominant media. We are using media to organize for the ...
 
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This Technologist Talk mini-series encourages career changers to consider training to become IT support specialists now despite today’s economic turbulence. Why? Because U.S. employers continue to seek and hire qualified tech talent to bolster businesses and support our nation’s workforce. Listen as leaders from CompTIA Tech Career Academy explain …
 
For much of the 20th century, the dynamism and productivity of American capitalism was the envy of the world. It yielded a buoyant middle class and opportunities for every strata of society to do better than their parents had done. That seems no longer to be the case. Roger Martin is a leading global thinker in business management, and his new book…
 
Beyond the obvious problems with economic inequality for people trying to make ends meet, such gaps can also seed serious political problems. And as some recent polling indicates, this can undermine confidence in both democracy and capitalism. We explore this topic with guests: Michael Veall, professor of economics at McMaster University; Shannon L…
 
Philosopher and author Daniel Haybron of St. Louis University talks about his book, Happiness, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Happiness turns out to be a little more complicated than it sounds. Haybron discusses the good life and different philosophical perspectives on how to achieve happiness.By EconTalk: Russ Roberts
 
Learn about the 5 tech companies about to go public that survived and thrived after coronavirus. Airbnb, DoorDash, Roblox, Affirm and Wish will soon have an IPO. What makes them special? How did they survive the pandemic? The article is here. Are you investing well for financial freedom...or not? As we live our lives, we have seen enormous money be…
 
The Agenda this week invited three best-selling authors to discuss why their pandemic stories resonate with readers. Then, we considered the state of modern Iraq; tracked the flight of snowbirds in a COVID-winter; assessed whether Ontario's Progressive Conservatives have become too moderate for their base; and heard how local libraries are lending …
 
The award-winning author and journalist discusses her new audio series, "Seven Truths," which looks at the place of Indigenous people in Canada and the lessons that can be drawn from the Seven Grandfather Teachings that guide Anishinaabe life. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By TVO | Steve Paikin
 
Since 2019. municipalities across Ontario have been required to have integrity commissioners to ensure accountability from councillors and civic board members. Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler provides some reporting on how that's been working in the area he covers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Learn what one billionaire is investing in to avoid potential currency devaluation. Why might commodities be undervalued and intangible assets be overvalued at this time? Why are multi-family housing, farmland and precious metals potentially very undervalued now? The article is here. Are you investing well for financial freedom...or not? As we live…
 
For the first time ever, the longest undefended border in the world is ostensibly closed. That's of course because of COVID-19. But the last few years have seen other disruptions in the relationship between the U.S. and Canada. And for Great Lakes provinces and states, that's not generally the preferred state of affairs. To discuss, we invite Juan …
 
During winter, many Canadians - often retirees - flock to the southern U.S. for destinations such as Arizona and Florida. This year though, the Canada-U.S. border remains closed to non-essential travel. Should those who are at a higher risk of contracting the virus leave the confines of Ontario while both countries experiencing rising COVID-19 numb…
 
We examine the legacy of the Iraq war, including the humanitarian toll, the effect on regional stability, and lessons learned, as outlined in a new documentary, "Once Upon a Time in Iraq." With guests: Louisa Lovelock, Baghdad bureau chief for the Washington Post; University of Waterloo's Bessma Momani; and Waleed Nesyif, contributor to the documen…
 
Ardi Imseis, a member of the United Nations group of eminent experts on Yemen; and journalist Shannon Gormley discuss the origins, geopolitics, and humanitarian toll of the ongoing civil war in Yemen. And also whether Canada's global reputation as peacekeeper and human rights warrior has been tainted by a recent UN report that included it on a list…
 
Learn why there are more 401k millionaires than before the pandemic and 5 strategies to implement to grow your money. Investing is all about compounding. Use your retirement funds last, since they have the potential to compound at the highest rate. Use savings and emergency funds first since they are low yielding investments. The article is here. A…
 
Writers have been inventing stories about infectious diseases from the time of the Plague. What it is about facing pandemics that inspires so many novelists? We find out with guests Emily St. John Mandel, author of "Station Eleven" and "The Glass House;" Saleema Nawaz, author of "Songs for the End of the World;" and Emma Donoghue, author of "The Pu…
 
How have public libraries had to adjust to the pandemic? We'll look at how they've managed to continue providing services, how the pandemic is clarifying the role they play in the community, and what the future of the public library looks like. With guests Vicki Stevenson, the CEO of the Rideau Lakes Public Library; and Toronto Public Library's Cit…
 
Welcome to MuseNews, the BCMA’s monthly museum sector news podcast. Each month we recap some of the latest news, happenings, and announcements from museums, galleries, and heritage organizations across BC and beyond. Join Ryan and Lorenda as we explore the latest MuseNews! Featured News: Langley's farm museum welcomes generous donation Comox Valley…
 
While Doug Ford's popularity has skyrocketed over the past eight months during the COVID-19 pandemic, some conservatives are less than pleased. They fear he's moved too far to the middle and abandoned true conservative principles. Has Ford turned his back on his previous, disruptive populist instincts in favour of a more moderate, pragmatic progres…
 
Former party stalwarts Jim and Belinda Karahalios are becoming increasingly estranged from Ontario's Progressive Conservative Party. And because they think they're not alone, they've decided to start a new conservative party called The New Blue Party of Ontario. They talk to Steve Paikin about why they are moving away from the PCs, how much support…
 
Author and journalist Virginia Postrel talks about her book The Fabric of Civilization and How Textiles Made the World with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Postrel tells the fascinating story behind the clothes we wear and everything that goes into producing them throughout history. The history of textiles, Postrel argues, is a good way of understandin…
 
Author and journalist Virginia Postrel talks about her book The Fabric of Civilization and How Textiles Made the World with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Postrel tells the fascinating story behind the clothes we wear and everything that goes into producing them throughout history. The history of textiles, Postrel argues, is a good way of understandin…
 
Learn how to have conversations about money with your family. Talking about money can be difficult, especially with family. Here are some tips to make it easier so you have success. The article is here. Are you investing well for financial freedom...or not? As we live our lives, we have seen enormous money be made in real estate, technology stocks,…
 
Our review of the week's programming begins with a check in on online learning in Ontario during COVID-19. Then, economist evaluate the Ontario government's 2020 budget. Journalist David Frum talks Trump's legacy, and Nina Schick discusses her book, "Deepfakes: The Coming Infocalypse." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Last week, the town of Collingwood released the report from its judicial inquiry into some problematic municipal dealings. It delivered some 306 recommendations, including the creation of a lobbyist registry. Southwestern Ontario Hub journalist Mary Baxter gives Jeyan Jeganathan the details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Head coach of the Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse discusses his new book, "Rapture: Fifteen Teams, Four Countries, One NBA Championship, and How to Find a Way to Win - Damn Near Anywhere," chronicling what shaped him as a basketball coach. Nurse shares his thoughts on the Triangle offence, social justice in the NBA, the impending NBA free agency, and 20…
 
Learn why the "smart money" is leaving the stock market and what that means for everyday investors. Will election confusion and chaos bring down the stock market or is the promise of a vaccine going to lift stocks? The article is here. Are you investing well for financial freedom...or not? As we live our lives, we have seen enormous money be made i…
 
Society's collective memory of war is not static and stationary. It evolves over time. But as veterans of the two world wars age, how long can we remember? What do we stand to lose if we forget? And how important is the memory and idea of sacrifice to a healthy society? The Agenda examines the collective memory of war. See omnystudio.com/listener f…
 
Learn why having a vaccine does not mean dollar, debt and valuation problems go away. Two Pharma companies, Pfizer and BioNTech expect to have a vaccine by "the end of the year." However, that doesn't mean the economy will go back to "normal." There are still big problems with the dollar, debt and valuations. Are you investing well for financial fr…
 
Conspiracy theories and accusations of fake news routinely fly in some quarters across the political spectrum, and particularly in the Twitter feed of the current U.S. president. Such talk feeds a climate of misinformation and even disinformation. And if that's not unnerving enough, a new book by Nina Schick exposes a whole other level to this prob…
 
Nothing about Donald Trump's political career has been customary or predictable. So why would the outcome of his run for re-election be any different? Whatever else the election revealed, it seems to include his intention to remain a force to be reckoned with for the political establishments of both major parties and the American public. To discuss…
 
Last week on budget night, we heard from the finance minister, the opposition critics, and the world of small business. Now, we follow up by hearing from three long-time policy analysts. What's their take on a budget that will spend more money and go deeper into deficit than any previous budget? Is it enough to save the economy, and will it be wort…
 
When Nick Kypreos played in the NHL, he was never among the best players on any of his four different teams. But he did play 442 games in all, becoming one of the infinitesimal percentage of kids born in Ontario to have that dream come true. It's also fair to say that Kypreos's career will always be remembered for the way it ended, which was shocki…
 
Author and economist Steven Levitt is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and host of the podcast "People I (Mostly) Admire." He is best known as the co-author, with Stephen Dubner, of Freakonomics. The book, published in 2005, became a phenomenon, selling more than 5 million copies in 40 l…
 
Author and economist Steven Levitt is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and host of the podcast "People I (Mostly) Admire." He is best known as the co-author, with Stephen Dubner, of Freakonomics. The book, published in 2005, became a phenomenon, selling more than 5 million copies in 40 l…
 
Learn why Warren Buffett bought back Berkshire Hathaway stock and what his criteria were. Warren Buffett used some of his ample cash to buy back Berkshire Hathaway stock and gives 2 reasons why. The article is here. Are you investing well for financial freedom...or not? As we live our lives, we have seen enormous money be made in real estate, techn…
 
Journalist Dakshana Bascaramurty discusses her book, "This is Not the End of Me: Lessons on Living from a Dying Man," a documentation about Layton Reid, diagnosed with Stage 4 melanoma at age 33. Even in the face of that he goes on to cram as much life as possible in the time remaining. The birth of his son sends Reid on a journey to build his lega…
 
Our review of The Agenda's week begins with a look back on election night in the U.S. Then, what are the talking points from the Ontario government's so-called pandemic budget. A thought-provoking discussion about the decision to rename the law school building at Queen's University. How are charities faring during COVID-19, and finally inside the b…
 
How does a technologist become Social Media Professional of the Year and Nonprofit Communicator of the Year? By thinking differently and thinking bigger about technology’s role in business challenges like the pandemic. A conversation with Kelly Stone, lead social marketing strategist for CompTIA, kicks off our November series celebrating the upcomi…
 
Learn whether the stock market is giving bullish or bearish signals and why. The stock market looks like it is in a strong uptrend, but is it really? You must look at statistics that are behind the scenes. I share an article that has important charts. The article is here. Are you investing well for financial freedom...or not? As we live our lives, …
 
As the Ontario government signals the province is facing a whopping $38.5 billion deficit, Finance Minister Rod Phillips tells Steve Paikin how the pandemic has affected the province's finances and how they plan to manage the books moving forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By TVO | Steve Paikin
 
Representatives from Ontario's opposition parties react to the PC government's just-released budget. How do they think Doug Ford's government is managing the province's books in the midst of COVID-19's second wave, which is preventing large parts of Ontario's economy from rebounding. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
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