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American politics from a Heartland perspective. Focusing on facts and fundamental fairness, but not afraid to embrace the funny where it exists. Dedicated to the quiet heroes of America's Heartland who are making a difference every day. Monday: The Heartland POD with host Adam Sommer's opening statement & Talkin' Politics with co-hosts Rachel Parker & Sean Diller. Wednesday: a rotation of High Country, a report from the Mountain West with Sean Diller, and The Delta with science teacher Nicho ...
 
Where we explore how people are reshaping small town America and how writing it off as Trump country hurts us all. Hosted by George Goehl, To See Each Other complicates the narrative about rural Americans in our most misunderstood, and often abandoned, communities. George travels to Michigan, Iowa, New Jersey, North Carolina and Indiana to reveal how small town folks are working together in fights for everything from clean water and racial justice to immigration rights and climate change. Ou ...
 
As the tone of public discourse becomes increasingly angry and divisive, Common Ground Committee offers a healing path to reaching agreement and moving forward. We talk with top leaders in public policy, finance, academe and more to encourage the seeking and finding of points of agreement, and to demonstrate how combating incivility can lead us forward.
 
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Seven on Seven Podcast

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The Seven on Seven Podcast is a show like no other. In our seven-show seasons, we'll take you through the ins-and-outs of topics you care about. From environmental racism to voter rights to inner-city education, we're taking the time to go deep and get things right. Each show we'll have experts, polls, listener feedback and a real conversation, and each season we'll have plenty of fun interactive ways to get involved. Take a listen!
 
Each week, Milan Vaishnav and his guests from around the world break down the latest developments in Indian politics, economics, foreign policy, society, and culture for a global audience. Grand Tamasha is a co-production of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Hindustan Times.
 
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This podcast series explores books with ideas for positive social and environmental change. Each month we feature a book and an interview with its author. The discussions give an insight on the themes covered in the book, exploring the challenges and discoveries, and why the issues matter for progressive and sustainable development globally. Send your comments and suggestions to betweenthelines@ids.ac.uk Follow IDS on Twitter @IDS_UK #IDSbetweenthelines This podcast is brought to you by the ...
 
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In US politics bipartisanship is now the exception, not the rule. But the Millennial Action Project is pushing back: it trains young leaders to bridge the partisan divide and work together to solve America’s problems. In this episode, we meet two members of the Millennial Action Project from opposite sides of the aisle. They are state representativ…
 
It's been a year since the country's longest Covid-19 lockdown, and an epidemiologist is warning we can't rule out more of the dreaded lockdowns. Rod Jackson, from Auckland University, says we have to be better prepared for any future lockdowns, with new variants of Covid 19 popping up regularly. Jackson spoke to Corin Dann.…
 
The Reserve Bank stuck to the script yesterday with another hawkish monetary statement and a 50 basis point rise in the official cash rate to a seven year high of 3 percent. The central is forecasting slower growth, but stronger wages, and inflation taking longer to get back to the 2 percent target. Its forecasts suggest the cash rate will top out …
 
Two Christ Church Cathedral restoration workers have become the first people to legally venture inside the severely damaged building since the city's 2011 earthquake. Senior engineer Pete Carney and site manager Gary Davidson spent 10 minutes inside the iconic structure on Tuesday, marking an important milestone in the project to reinstate the cath…
 
Principals warn the election of trustees who have conspiracy-driven views will be devastating for schools. They are worried about the number of people standing for school boards who are opposed to measures aimed at minimising the spread of covid-19, such as facemasks and vaccinations. Their comments follow the revelation a white supremacist is stan…
 
A new home-grown reality competition show "Heartbreak Island" has begun streaming online where 16 singles compete for love and $100,000. But as many of us know, reality TV is not always paradise for those involved. Online trolling and harassment of show contestants has become a common consequence of the television genre. University of Amsterdam pro…
 
The country's largest insurer IAG says building in flood prone areas has to stop. IAG has released a three-part plan to try speed up efforts to reduce flood risk from rivers. It says there have been 10 major floods in Aotearoa in the past two years with insured losses of around $400 million. But the wider economic and social costs are into the bill…
 
A resident who had to evacuate her Nelson home says her street was so flooded it ran like a river. Teresa O'Connor lives on Nile Street, neighbouring the Maitai River. Civil Defence told Teresa, her husband, and their dog, to get out of their house with the flood waters edging ever closer yesterday afternoon. She spoke to Corin Dann.…
 
Many fans were caught by surprise yesterday when Ian Foster was given unfettered support to coach the All Blacks through to the Rugby World Cup. The New Zealand Rugby Board said it voted unanimously to retain Foster in the wake of the unexpected win over the Springboks in Johannesburg - a dynamic display which ended a run of three straight losses a…
 
The Transport Agency expects new speed cameras to triple the number of drivers caught, from one million to three million offences a year. It could have ramped things up still further but has pulled back from what it calls the "saturation" of roads in a "big bang" option. That is despite calculating this extreme approach would save hundreds more liv…
 
A large fire is still burning in a scrap metal yard in the Garlands Road area of Woolston in Christchurch. Reports of cars on fire came in about eight o'clock last night with smoke billowing across the city. Fifteen firetrucks and more than 50 firefighters were called to battle the blaze. A public health warning was issued last night with people af…
 
North-west of Nelson, emergency officials in the Tasman district are keeping a close eye on the Riuwaka River, which has flooded at Cook's Corner in the past. Riuwaka is near Motueka - and is the last village before the turn off to Kaiteriteri or the Takaka Hill. Tasman Region Civil Defence Emergency Management group controller Alec Louverdis spoke…
 
More than 220 homes near the Maitai River were evacuated yesterday as the river surged, and ten more in the Tahunanui Hills joined them overnight because of a slip. The mayor, Rachel Reese, told Morning Report the region isn't out of the woods yet, with poor weather continuing and high tide expected about midday. She says when some people return ho…
 
Hundreds of Nelson residents have spent the night away from their homes after being evacuated when the Maitai River burst its banks. Some of the 230 houses evacuated have been flooded. Another 10 homes on the Tahunanui hills in Nelson have also been evacuated overnight because of a slip. Nelson is under state of emergency and a heavy rain warning r…
 
A fire at a scrap steel yard in Christchurch has sent smoke billowing across the city, with explosions at the site continuing through the night. The scrap yard is in the Garlands Road area of Woolston. Fire and Emergency says it was called to reports of cars on fire at about eight o'clock last night. In an update from 11.45pm on Wednesday, Fire and…
 
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