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This is a conversation podcast by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB, author of ‘How Change Happens’ and Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of the agreed policies of either Oxfam or the LSE. https://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/
 
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Sounds Like Hate

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Sounds Like Hate

Southern Poverty Law Center

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Sounds Like Hate is a podcast from the Southern Poverty Law Center that tells the stories of people and communities grappling with hate and searching for solutions. You will meet people who have been personally touched by hate, hear their voices and be immersed in the sounds of their world. And, you will learn about the power of people to change – or to succumb to their worst instincts. Season one takes a deep dive into the realities of hate in modern America: how it functions, how it spread ...
 
No White Saviors is an advocacy campaign lead by a majority female, majority African team of professionals based in Kampala, Uganda. Our collective experience in the development & the aid sector has lead us to a deep commitment to seeing things change in a more equitable & anti-racist direction. We have created the No White Saviors podcast as a way for us to expand the conversations we have been having on social media and on the ground. We will be diving deeper into important topics and invi ...
 
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EARadio

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EARadio

Ben Cordell and Patrick Brinich-Langlois

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EARadio consists of talks relevant to effective altruism. Most of the content is from videos, packaged for easy listening on the go! If you have feedback or would like to suggest an episode, please e-mail us at contact@earad.io. If you're new to effective altruism, you can learn more about it here.
 
Look to the Cookie is now the one stop shop for all things progressive pop culture. Writers from all over the country contribute opinions--backed by education, experience, and research--on current events. Germar Derron hosts the eponymous podcast. We cover all of pop culture, news, sports, and politics.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
The ‘Gospel Con Carne’ is a gritty journey of Tex-Mex theology that explores the woundedness of society through untold stories of homelessness. Our host, Alan Graham, is the founder and CEO of Austin, TX-based Mobile Loaves and Fishes – a social outreach ministry that has been empowering communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless for more than two decades. Alan also is the lead visionary behind the innovative Community First! Village – the country’s only master-planned communi ...
 
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Researchers Under the Scope

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Researchers Under the Scope

University of Saskatchewan, Office of the Vice-Dean Research, College of Me

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Medicine is so much more than lab coats and stethoscopes. The research community at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine is a diverse group of humans, all working with their own unique motivations — and not all do so in a hospital setting. Get to know what gets these researchers amped about their jobs, what they’re doing, where they’re doing it, and why. Presented by the Office of Vice-Dean of Research, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem. 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 natur ...
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
 
Welcome to Crimetown, a series produced by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier in partnership with Gimlet Media. Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season 2, Crimetown heads to the heart of the Rust Belt: Detroit, Michigan. From its heyday as Motor City to its rebirth as the Brooklyn of the Midwest, Detroit’s history reflects a series of issues that strike at the heart of American identity: race, poverty, policing, loss of industry, the war on drugs, an ...
 
The Job Free Economy is a networking and education platform I created to help people quit their job and never worry about money again.I do this by helping them by make the transition from the employment world to owning a scalable business and using the cash flow from that business to create multiple sources of passive income.Another way to describe the Job Free Economy is, it is the pursuit of financial freedom and personal freedom without requiring a job. The Job Free Economy is a lifestyle ...
 
Let's have a war... a spokenwar. Politics taken to an extreme. Worlds which aren’t, and never will be. Episodes will be short, so we encourage listening at 1X, as the vocal inflections are instrumental in telling the story. Also, the humor and farce are not discernible above 1X. New podcasts will be available at the end of the week. We encourage your participation and be reached on Twitter @spokenwar.
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
Racism, toxic inequality, persistent poverty, climate change: these are big serious problems, and if you believe they require big audacious solutions, then this is the podcast for you. Hosted by Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder-in-Residence at PolicyLink, Radical Imagination focuses on radical solutions to our society’s most pressing problems. It features conversations with thinkers and changemakers from multiple fields working to deliver equity wins at scale.Tune in to Radical Imagination, ...
 
TechBridge is bringing our mission to end generational poverty to the podcast arena. We will tell our story, and the stories of so many people working around our four pillars: hunger relief, homeless support, social justice, and workforce development. On TechBridge Talks, you will get to know our board, staff, customers, and the community leaders that are pushing boundaries, pursuing good, and working to end generational poverty. We believe we can provide predictable pathways out of generati ...
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
There is no silver bullet to ending poverty, and strategies to reach the most vulnerable must be tailored to each country’s context, taking into account the latest data and analysis and the needs of the people. How the world responds to major challenges today will have a direct bearing on whether the current reversals in global poverty reduction can be turned around. Join us and poverty specialists in this new World Bank Group podcast series as we explore the latest data and research on pove ...
 
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Building the Dream

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Building the Dream

Corbin Trent, Saikat Chakrabarti & Zack Exley

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Join the newsletter at buildingthedream.substack.com! In 2016, we attempted a political revolution. It didn't work, but we managed to recruit Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, beat the third most powerful Democrat, and introduce the Green New Deal. So now what do we do to build an America where everyone thrives?
 
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In this episode, we hear from IRP Affiliate J. Michael Collins, Professor of Public Affairs and Consumer Science at UW-Madison and the director of the Center for Financial Security. He talks about whether parents from different racial and ethnic groups and with varying income levels are more or less likely to give their children an allowance. He al…
 
Roosevelt Institute President Felicia Wong and writer Hanna Brooks Olsen join Nick and Goldy to explore how the intense burdens of poverty make it nearly impossible to even think about climbing the economic ladder. This episode was originally recorded and released in 2019. Sign up for our new weekly newsletter, The Pitch: https://civicventures.subs…
 
Economist and author David Henderson talks about his book (co-authored with Steve Globerman) The Essential UCLA School of Economics with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Much of the conversation focuses on the work of Armen Alchian and Harold Demsetz, who both saw economics as a powerful tool for understanding human behavior and how the world works.…
 
Hi yall! I've been gone for a minute, but I'm back and better! I'm excited to welcome you to my Ghetto Bible Study class, where we learn about our Savior in our most vulnerable forms. Since life is already ghetto, I decided to share my Ghetto journey as I read and study the Bible just as I am (a child of God). Please join me every Sunday as we dive…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Presbyterian Reformed Church of RI is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: On the Evils Which the Established Church in Edinburgh Has ... Suffered Subtitle: Chalmers Audio Library Speaker: Thomas Chalmers Broadcaster: Presbyterian Reformed Church of RI Event: Sunday Service Date: 9/17/2021 Bible: Jam…
 
We continue this week with the recovery theme for International Recovery Month. Though every month is Recovery Month on our podcast :) Give Jo-Hanna a follow on Twitter @Prof_Jo_Ivers You can find us on all the socials too. From next week our podcast will be exclusive to audio platfroms such as Acast, Spotify, Apple Podcasts etc. However, we will b…
 
DC restaurateur Mark Bucher explains what’s behind the “labor” shortage (hint: it’s the wages), the role that restaurant owners need to play in stopping the “churn and burn” model of low-wage workers, and the future of the restaurant industry post-Covid. Mark Bucher is the co-owner of Medium Rare, a decade-old steakhouse with three locations in D.C…
 
Big goals have a way of eluding us, unless we have a plan. Today Joe tackles the eight big steps required to make things happen in your life. Don't wait for the good things, make a plan to go get them. Start with these steps... Listen to this episode, then join us in the Facebook Group - get in, network, be part of the conversation! https://www.fac…
 
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy welcome Lizzi Lee (李其 Lǐ Qi), SupChina contributor and host of the excellent Chinese-language YouTube channel Wall Street Today, and Jude Blanchette, Freeman Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), to talk about the spate of regulatory actions, new rules, and Party-led initiatives …
 
What does it take for someone to act in the interest of others? What constitutes trust in general, and trust in government in particular? Margaret Levi, a professor of political and behavioral sciences, shares her research on how people can be persuaded to act in the interest of others if they don’t already want to. The conversation covers vaccines…
 
Mark McKinnon is a former political strategist and the creator and co-host of The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth on Showtime. In this episode, McKinnon explains why he is worried about the state of American democracy, gerrymandering, partisanship, the politicians he believes could lead a reform movement, and why despite his man…
 
Journalist Kelsey Piper (Future Perfect / Vox) discusses lessons learned from covering COVID: What has she been wrong about, and why? How much can we trust the CDC's advice? What does the evidence look like for different drugs like Fluvoxamine and Ivermectin? And should regular people really try to evaluate the evidence themselves instead of deferr…
 
Author and Microsoft executive Glen Weyl talks about radical reforms of capitalism with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Weyl is worried about the concentration of corporate power, especially in the tech sector. But rather than use the traditional tools of antitrust, he has a more radical strategy for reorganizing corporate governance entirely.…
 
One of the trickiest parts of treating patients with neuromuscular diseases such as Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis is figuring out how to keep them active and moving. Fourth-year medical student Kyra Ives dove in, spending one summer studying the effect of deep brain stimulators on patients with Parkinson's disease. She and her team watched par…
 
As Chief Executive Officer, Holden sets the strategy and oversees the work of Open Philanthropy, which identifies outstanding giving opportunities and grants hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Holden graduated from Harvard University in 2003 with a degree in social studies, and spent the next several years in the hedge fund industry before …
 
In this episode of Policy for the People, we explore the problem of poor quality jobs — jobs that pay too little to adequately support a family and that often come with few if any benefits. OCPP Senior Policy Analyst Janet Bauer explains the dimensions of the problem and what Oregon can do to address it. You can dive deeper into the issue by readin…
 
In the decades since Roe v. Wade, public sentiment about abortion has remained fairly steady. By contrast, in the mid-1990s, only around a quarter of the country supported gay marriage, and then, somehow, just 15 years later, those numbers had nearly doubled. Sasha Issenberg, author of “The Engagement: America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-S…
 
Last month, the National Committee on United States-China Relations (NCUSCR) published a report for the Carnegie Corporation of New York titled “American International Relations and Security Programs Focused on China: A Survey of the Field.” This week on Sinica, Kaiser chats with the report’s lead author, Rosie Levine, and with Jan Berris, long-ser…
 
Zig Ziglar said, "You can get everything you want out of life if you help enough other people get what they want." In today's episode, Joe talks about how to bring that value to others, along with some examples that you can easily begin applying today - which will change your life. Listen to this episode, then join us in the Facebook Group - get in…
 
Governing Afghanistan today will not be easy. The 1990s was a completely different time. ''Resistance will continue" claims Jawed Ludin, a former advisor to President Hamid Karzai in an interview with Tim Sebastian on Conflict Zone this week. He also admits: ''One thing that has changed is that today's Taliban have a very deep-seated vengeance."…
 
Neal was cofounder & director of the Al Baydha Project, and is currently founder/CEO of Regenerative Resources Co, a company that seeks degraded landscapes and transforms them into functioning agroecologies. While cofounder and Director of the Al Baydha Project in … Continue reading →By The Survival Podcast
 
There have been far more lethal pandemics than Covid-19, but the scale of our response to Covid-19 is dramatically new. For the first time in human history, our civilization made a collective decision to shut much of the world economy down. Contemporary historian Adam Tooze helps us understand what happened, why it happened, and how we can learn fr…
 
Franklin “Chuck” Spinney, is a retired military strategist and author of the 1998 report “The Defense Death Spiral,” who served in the U.S. Air Force before becoming a high-profile critic of the Defense Department’s weapons acquisition process and overall strategy. In this episode, Chuck explains why it is “ridiculous” to blame the chaotic withdraw…
 
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