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Explore hundreds of lectures by scientists, historians, artists, entrepreneurs, and more through The Long Now Foundation's award-winning lecture series, curated and hosted by Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand (creator of the Whole Earth Catalog). Recorded live in San Francisco each month since 02003, past speakers include Brian Eno, Neil Gaiman, Sylvia Earle, Daniel Kahneman, Jennifer Pahlka, Steven Johnson, and many more. Watch video of these talks and learn more about our projects at Longn ...
 
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What is the past, present, and future of U.S. policy towards sub-Saharan Africa? Judd Devermont, Director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and Nicole Wilett, Chief of Staff at the Open Society Foundations, sit down with diplomats, journalists, civil society activists, and academics to discuss policy recommendations for the Biden Administration. In 15 minutes or less, these episodes deliver the goods on U.S. relations with African countries, ...
 
Common Ground is a community meditation center based in Minneapolis, Minnesota dedicated to the practice of mindfulness. Mindfulness meditation is the practice of waking up to the present moment and learning to be open and at ease with the unfolding conditions of life. With practice, mindfulness reveals deep wisdom, compassion, and intimacy with all things. More info about Common Ground at commongroundmeditation.org
 
Superheroes and Science Fiction Fandoms. Geek out with us about TV and Movies once a week! Join us as we decode and debate Science Fiction and Superhero TV and Movies. Learn about the background, the fandoms, the actors, and other interesting bits about the TV show or movie. Geek out, laugh and learn alongside our hosts Erin and Greg. Fandummies covers a wide range of fandom in the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Superhero Genres while providing extra attention to Marvel, DC, Star Trek, Harry ...
 
We have a deep belief in people and promote ideas of human flourishing. Top Priority is a collection of interactive, learning-oriented conversations on how the Stand Together Community engages with and advocates for solutions through the lens of our Community Vision: We transform society by breaking the internal and external barriers that prevent people from realizing their potential, enabling all people to improve their lives and find fulfillment by helping others do the same. The Stand Tog ...
 
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At Open Society is a video series highlighting the people and ideas that are inspiring our work—and changing the world. Brought to you by the Open Society Foundations, working to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
 
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Talking Justice is a podcast focusing on stories from around the world about law, justice, and human rights. Brought to you by the Open Society Foundations, working to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.
 
Dudes being dudes, asking dudes questions. Our aim is to have thought provoking conversations to open and expand our view of the world and society. We want to know the "Why" of things, look behind the curtains at what may be hidden, and we want to share that with you. Join us as we delve into all the things.
 
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On View is a series that explores how museums are evolving to keep pace with society, how they can become welcoming to a wider public, and how technology offers new opportunities to reach audiences. Hosted by Chris Barr, Knight Foundation's Director of Arts + Technology Innovation.
 
Have you ever dived with sharks? Do they scare you? What's it like to breathe underwater? What's it like to look into the eye of majestic marine life and see them looking back? Did you ever dream of travelling to a new world and meeting aliens as a kid? Join dive professional Matt Waters as he discusses a variety of topics relating to scuba diving and our blue world. Scientists, dive operators and professionals, marine biologists, conservationists and activists are all welcome on the Scuba G ...
 
Pro Vice Chancellor Brigid Heywood discusses the foundations on which The Open University research is based with a focus on an interdisciplinary approach and the importance of collaboration with other higher education colleagues in the UK and internationally. Brigid also looks at the School of Excellence's collaboration with NASA and The Open University's global connections.
 
Welcome to the Nonprofit Build Up, hosted by A. Nicole Campbell. Discover insights from nonprofit and philanthropy leaders about assessing and building better organizational infrastructure, programmatic strategies, and challenging traditional sector approaches on how to support some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. A. Nicole Campbell has over fifteen years of legal and operational experience in the social sector and has worked in private practice, private philanthropy, and the pub ...
 
Coffee Convos is hosted by Kail Lowry of MTV's Teen Mom and Lindsie Chrisley of USA Network's Chrisley Knows Best. These two reality stars come from totally different worlds, but have become close through their shared experiences as mothers, reality stars, and women. They share who they really are and talk about the issues they face every day. They don't always agree, but they love to have lively discussions about motherhood, friendship, television, family, and life in the public eye. Coffee ...
 
Join clinician and author Lisa Dale Miller at the leading edge of integrative mental health! We deliver thoughtful dialogues with innovative clinicians, researchers and contemplatives that unite health science research and profound wisdom traditions, inform about somatic psychotherapies and Buddhist psychology, and we do it all with big dose of intelligence, clarity, curiosity and openheartedness.
 
The Estée Lalonde Show brings Estée's online community into the fold as she interviews guests that she believes will resonate with her audience. Focusing largely, but not limited to: entrepreneurship, beauty/skincare, health/wellness and mindfulness subjects that strike her curiosity - no subject is off limits. Estée asks all of the questions you’ve always wanted the answers to in a casual and relaxed format. Listen to the show if you want to hear honest and open conversations with people ta ...
 
Kapwa Konversations was started in 2020 by Paul Jochico as a show to amplify the voices of Filipino/x folks in the health and wellness space, and build community across the diaspora. Often being the only POC in the room navigating predominantly white spaces, this show serves to change that narrative and open up the conversation to talk about everything from cultural identity to imposter syndrome. We use the indigenous Filipino wisdom of kapwa, or shared inner self, to inspire and remember th ...
 
Jameela, the Founder & Host of the freeform podcast, JAMPACKED strives to be the vessel for the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. The podcast is available on all streaming platforms, including YouTube. We play drinking games (alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages) while the guests share their true authentic self. We discuss a variety of topics in a fun and safe space where they feel comfortable to share their journey. Many of tears, many of laughs, but the mission is to inspire others through shar ...
 
MEDITATION TIME is about reflecting upon life and the world in a profound and constructive way that is conducive to wisdom, happiness and love. Keep in mind, however, that whatever ideas I express in this podcast is always open to debate. I never impose anything categorically, but rather propose it tentatively. I cordially invite you to reflect upon it at length, and in the end make up your own mind as to what appears to be the truth. ------- If you want to read what you hear, please refer t ...
 
“When men have realized that time has upset many fighting faiths, they may come to believe even more than they believe the very foundations of their own conduct that the ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas — that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market” - Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Abrams v. United States (1919) Some of the most important issues that face society today are diff ...
 
Depressed? Overweight and leading a sedentary lifestyle? Then you've come to the right place; "My house My Foundation." My house My Foundation is an open discussion of the various issues that are causing every day people to submit to a life that’s less healthy and less fulfilling. My House My Foundation serves to investigate this national dilemma of poor health and lack of time for physical activity as we look into the lives of real people, real situations and the reasons behind the declinin ...
 
Meetings with Remarkable Educators showcases the work, insights, and inspiration of educators dedicated to the whole child. This podcast intends to both enrich appreciation of the scope and depth of the capacities of children and to remedy the limitations and confusions permeating traditional education. We, the producers and participants, sincerely believe that these podcasts contain critical elements for social justice. We trust that everyone who cares for and about children, education, and ...
 
Welcome to the podist. Join us for conversations that are passionate, informative, driven and purposeful. A collection of stories, journeys and insights from our series Passion & Purpose, The Flavorful Kitchen, The GYNS , Plenty and more.
 
THE EXTRAORDINARY BEING MOVEMENT WHAT THIS IS ABOUT? This is a MOVEMENT one of AWARENESS, GROWTH, ACTION, and IMPACT. ​Our purpose is to provide you with AWARENESS to understand yourself and others. GROWTH to discover your “Why” and have the necessary skills and resources to make changes in your life. IMPACT to create a positive change in the world through contributing, serving, and sharing. ​The EXTRAORDINARY BEING MOVEMENT is on a mission to serve the world by Inspiring, Influencing, and M ...
 
During the weekend of January 18-21 2013, as our country recognized the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., First Lutheran and the La Crosse Area Synod invited everyone to Stand for Peace and to stand for those living under oppression around the world. This four day event explored the themes of awareness, accompaniment and advocacy, discussing ways to be people who bring about peace.
 
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One of Long Now’s founding premises is that humanity’s most significant challenges require long-term solutions, including institutions that caretake and guide the knowledge and commitment needed to work over long time scales. However, there are a limited number of organizations that have managed to stay stable over many centuries, and in some cases…
 
This week on the Nonprofit Build Up, we are continuing the discussion on transitioning from concept to public charity. This episode was recorded as an episode from our Fast Build Friday series, a web-series where we quickly build what you know about infrastructure design in the nonprofit sector.  In this episode, Nic shares the second of two key co…
 
This week Kail and Lindsie talk about how difficult it can be to spent time away from your kids. As Jackson goes on his first trip without her, Lindsie is struggling emotionally. She and Kail talk about how hard to can be to let them go, but how it is often for the greater good of the co-parenting relationship. Then Coffee Convos plays a fun game o…
 
Albeit inspired by a progressive vision of a working environment without walls or hierarchies, the open plan office has come to be associated with some of the most dehumanizing and alienating aspects of the modern office. Jennifer Kaufman-Buhler's fascinating new book Open Plan: A Design History of the American Office (Bloomsbury, 2021) examines th…
 
Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History (Oxford University Press, 2021) tells the story of how Al Qaeda grew in the West. In forensic and compelling detail, Jytte Klausen traces how Islamist revolutionaries exiled in Europe and North America in the 1990s helped create and control one of the world's most impactful terrorist movements--and how, after…
 
Throughout its history, Nigeria has been plagued by religious divisions. Tensions have only intensified since the restoration of democracy in 1999, with the divide between Christian south and Muslim north playing a central role in the country's electoral politics, as well as manifesting itself in the religious warfare waged by Boko Haram. Through t…
 
This podcast interviews Kusumita Pedersen on the first book-length study of the thought of Sri Chinmoy (1931-2007) and his teaching of a dynamic spirituality of integral transformation. The Philosophy of Sri Chinmoy: Love and Transformation (Lexington, 2021) is a straightforward and unembroidered account of his philosophy, allowing Sri Chinmoy to s…
 
Throughout its history, Nigeria has been plagued by religious divisions. Tensions have only intensified since the restoration of democracy in 1999, with the divide between Christian south and Muslim north playing a central role in the country's electoral politics, as well as manifesting itself in the religious warfare waged by Boko Haram. Through t…
 
Marcel Van Den Berg is a PADI Platinum Course Director, super passionate about professional training and eager to help anyone wishing to become a dive pro. During this episode, I have a catch up to see how he is supplementing his income during the pandemic, what he is doing regarding pro training and how he is preparing for the borders to allow tra…
 
There's a lot of hype about robots; some of it is scary and some of it utopian. In this accessible book, two robotics experts reveal the truth about what robots can and can't do, how they work, and what we can reasonably expect their future capabilities to be. It will not only make you think differently about the capabilities of robots; it will mak…
 
The Bible is not only a book but also a collection of books. It has many authors but also at the same time many editors. It has not only been translated from one language to another but also translated with different doctrinal and methodological frameworks. It is not only a product of history but also a product of conglomeration of cultures, religi…
 
Horror fans are attracted to movies designed to scare us, but others shudder already at the thought of the sweat-drenched nightmares that terrifying movies often trigger. The fear of sleepless nights and the widespread beliefs that horror movies can have negative psychological effects and display immorality make some of us very, very nervous about …
 
On this month's true crime bonus episode, Lindsie and Kail discuss the ongoing investigation of missing Gabby Petito. They break down the timeline of current information, social media speculation, and what is known for sure as of Sunday September 19th 2021. TikTok by mirandabaker_ This episode was sponsored by: Laithwaites, ZocDoc, Upstart, & Gohen…
 
Judd and Nicole are joined by Ambassador Jorge Tolentino, former Foreign Minister of Cabo Verde, to discuss U.S. relations with the West African island-country. Ambassador Tolentino explains how the Biden administration can work with Cabo Verde to modernize its defense and national security model, which has remained unchanged since Cabo Verde’s ind…
 
How important is Islam to Indonesia’s identity? How different is Salafism from a more mainstream Sunni Islam? Why is it popular with mostly young Indonesian Muslims? And what effect does it have on Indonesian identity and democracy? In this episode, Chris Chaplin joins Petra Desatova to discuss his new book Salafism and the State: Islamic Activism …
 
Kristian Petersen’s new edited volume Muslims in the Movies: A Global Anthology (Ilex Foundation and Harvard University Press, 2021), introduces the subject of Muslims and film. The volume contains nineteen chapters that engage a range of film industries, including Hollywood and Bollywood, but also movies from the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, I…
 
Kristian Petersen’s new edited volume Muslims in the Movies: A Global Anthology (Ilex Foundation and Harvard University Press, 2021), introduces the subject of Muslims and film. The volume contains nineteen chapters that engage a range of film industries, including Hollywood and Bollywood, but also movies from the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, I…
 
Kristian Petersen’s new edited volume Muslims in the Movies: A Global Anthology (Ilex Foundation and Harvard University Press, 2021), introduces the subject of Muslims and film. The volume contains nineteen chapters that engage a range of film industries, including Hollywood and Bollywood, but also movies from the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, I…
 
This week on the Nonprofit Build Up, we are discussing transitioning from concept to public charity. This episode was recorded as an episode from our Fast Build Friday series, a web-series where we quickly build what you know about infrastructure design in the nonprofit sector.   In this episode, you will hear the first of two key considerations fo…
 
On this week's episode, Kail and Lindsie get real about letting go when you move out of a house. It can be sad to think about all of the time spent there and what that space used to mean. Lindsie talks about her emotions as the house she used to live in was finally sold. And when people get divorced it can be tricky to set boundaries and to know wh…
 
Paula Richman and Rustom Bharucha's book Performing the Ramayana Tradition: Enactments, Interpretations, and Arguments (Oxford UP, 2021) examines diverse retellings of the Ramayana narrative as interpreted and embodied through a spectrum of performances. Unlike previous publications, this book is neither a monograph on a single performance traditio…
 
Exploring Spinoza is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Susan James, Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London. Susan James is an internationally-renowned Spinoza scholar and author of Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion and Politics and Spinoza on Learning to Live Together which are discussed in detail d…
 
All regions and places are unique in their own way, but the Ozarks have an enduring place in American culture. Studying the Ozarks offers the ability to explore American life through the lens of one of the last remaining cultural frontiers in American society. Perhaps because the Ozarks were relatively isolated from mainstream American society, or …
 
The Watergate scandal was a horror show. What better way to satirize it than with a horror movie? The Texas Chain Saw Massacre written by Tobe Hooper and Kim Henkel premiered in October 1974, mere weeks after the resignation and pardon of Richard Nixon brought an uncertain end to the most corrupt and criminal presidency in American history. The fil…
 
From Double Indemnity to The Godfather, the stories behind some of the greatest films ever made pale beside the story of the studio that made them. In the golden age of Hollywood, Paramount was one of the Big Five studios. Gulf + Western's 1966 takeover of the studio signaled the end of one era and heralded the arrival of a new way of doing busines…
 
Battling Protestants is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and intellectual historian David Hollinger, UC Berkeley, and examines the unique role that different strands of religion have played in 20th-century American culture. The conversation examines intriguing aspects of the distinction between Ecumenical and Evangelic…
 
If you want to dive with a purpose, check out an opportunity next year to spend a week at the Atlantis Dive Resort in Dumaguete in the Philippines participating in a program led by the Coral Restoration Foundation.This year the PADI AWARE Foundation's AWARE Week is set for September 18 to 26, 2021. AWARE Week's goal is to empower the global dive co…
 
Show: 043 Top Priority Podcast | Protests and Riots Host: Duane Lester, Director of Issue Education, Grassroots Leadership Academy Guests: David Voorman, Senior Policy Analyst, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Today’s top priority is free expression. Specifically, we’re talking about the difference between protests and riots, and some troubling …
 
Muhammad has not only been at the center of Muslims discussions of prophethood but he has also been the focus for many Christians as well. In The Christian Encounter with Muhammad: How Theologians have Interpreted the Prophet (Bloomsbury, 2020), Charles Tieszen, Ph.d., University of Birmingham, introduces a wide variety of depictions throughout his…
 
Muhammad has not only been at the center of Muslims discussions of prophethood but he has also been the focus for many Christians as well. In The Christian Encounter with Muhammad: How Theologians have Interpreted the Prophet (Bloomsbury, 2020), Charles Tieszen, Ph.d., University of Birmingham, introduces a wide variety of depictions throughout his…
 
This week on the Nonprofit Build Up, Nic is talking with Jeanette Adelson and Earl Thomason, founding Board Co-Chair's of Foundation of Freedom. Foundation of Freedom is a community led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on addressing the racial wealth gap by volunteering at Black owned businesses, producing educational programming, and econo…
 
Dr. Don Davis (Professor and Chair, Department of Asian Studies) speaks about the newly launched Resource Library for Dharmaśāstra Studies, a digitized open educational resource hosted at the University of Texas, Austin. We discuss the genesis and utility of this important online resource, highlighting the herculean efforts of Dr. Patrick Olivelle.…
 
This week Kail and Lindsie reflect on their past few weeks. Lindsie has been settling in to her new normal and Kail has been giving her the space she needs to do that. They catch up and talk about all the craziness. Plus when moms are sick why do they never seem to get a break? With all the home building and house moving Kail and Lindsie have been …
 
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