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New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, Christopher Bedford, and Emily Jashinsky, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and the news of the day. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review! Follow Federalist Radio Hour on Twitter (https://twitter.com/fdrlst).
 
This podcast is all about testicular cancer--the survivors, medical researchers, stories from caregivers, those who didn't make it, awareness advocates, and much more. It covers the whole subject with compelling stories about this cancer--which, though rare in general, is the number one cancer hitting young men. "Don't Give Up" fighting this wildfire-like form of cancer, because great strides have been made and with more awareness and effort, we can BEAT testicular cancer for good.
 
When your backyard burns, is anywhere safe? Welcome to World on Fire, a podcast that takes us to the front lines of out of control wildfires in Canada, Australia and the United States. Hosts Adrienne Lamb and Mike Flannigan look at what it takes to find hope in the midst of record breaking heat waves, and communities burning to the ground. Hear from exhausted crews battling wildfire after wildfire and find out why experts say this is just the beginning. Wildfires cost us our health, our home ...
 
Wildfires are becoming more destructive every year. Wildfires in California set new records year after year, with more acreage, homes, and lives destroyed. The California Burns podcast explores ways to mitigate the risks from wildfire, on strategies to recover if a wildfire impacts you or your family, and shares the stories of those on the front lines protecting homes and peoples lives. To learn more about California Burns, the podcast, visit us online!
 
The Undark Podcast continues our mission of illuminating the places where science intersects — and sometimes collides — with our everyday lives, in the form of audio documentaries released monthly from September to May. Scientific questions and challenges, after all, are woven deeply into our politics, our economics, our culture — and they are animated by a wide spectrum of competing values and interests. Our goal is to present rich, narrative-driven audio stories of science as it manifests ...
 
The Good Life Revival Podcast explores the ways that we can align our core values and our daily habits towards a more sustainable, ecologically conscious way of life. Join host Sam Sycamore in discussion about living intentionally, finding purpose in the modern era, and taking meaningful action to heal the world by healing ourselves.
 
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Carmen Balber talks with Consumer Watchdog Board Member RoseAnn DeMoro about her experience surviving several California wildfires, becoming a fire expert, and how a cactus wall can mitigate fire risk. As insurance companies’ downplay steps taken by homeowners’ to reduce wildfire risk, even as they continue insuring the fossil fuel projects that ca…
 
Kimberly Turbin shares her traumatic story of assault during childbirth at the hands of her doctor with Carmen Balber on World Patient Safety Day. When she sought to hold the doctor accountable, 80 lawyers turned her away because of the state’s cap on compensation for medical negligence victims.
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, author David Marcus joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his article “NYC is failing its homeless residents.” Sponsored by HumanN, Nutrafol, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/federalist-radio-hour/the-arc-of-cultural-leftism-bends-…
 
Fatima's Great Outdoors, a new children's book, centers on a girl named Fatima, who's struggling to adjust to her new life in the U.S. But on her very first camping trip with her family, Fatima unexpectedly discovers courage and joy in the outdoors. Today on the show, Emily talks to Ambreen Tariq about her new book and her social media initiative, …
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist Western Correspondent Tristan Justice and Staff Writer Jordan Davidson break down how the failed recall of California Gov. Gavin Newsom cemented the state as a leftist paradise. Sponsored by HumanN, Nutrafol, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, evolutionary biologists and podcast hosts Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying join Federalist Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss their book “A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life.” Sponsored by HumanN, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on…
 
Millions of people rely on subways for transportation. But as the world warms, climate-driven flooding in subways is becoming more and more common. NPR correspondents Lauren Sommer and Rebecca Hersher talk about how cities across the world are adapting. For more of Rebecca's reporting on climate-driven flooding, check out "NYC's Subway Flooding Isn…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Josh Denny, host of “Next Week Tonight,” joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to reflect on the state of comedy and how Norm Macdonald’s passing will affect comics around the globe. Sponsored by HumanN, Nutrafol, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/pod…
 
In rare cases, the delta variant of the coronavirus is causing vaccinated people to get sick — so-called "breakthrough infections." Now researchers are asking: Could these infections lead to long COVID, when symptoms last weeks and months? Today, science correspondent Rob Stein makes sense of the latest data, explaining what we know so far about lo…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist Western Correspondent Tristan Justice joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his recent reporting trip to Alaska where natural resource conflicts have taken over the state’s politics. Justice visited oil drilling sites and a remote southwest Alaskan village that is effectively banned…
 
Michael Acosta was born with an undescended testicle. Even with the removal of that testicle as a baby, Michael had a higher risk for testicular cancer. He shares his story of cancer diagnosis at age 17 and now, more than 11 years later, his dedication to raising awareness about the disease. Listen to Michael's story on Don't Give Up on Testicular …
 
A new report from the Center for American Progress finds that nearly half of transgender people have experienced mistreatment at the hands of a medical provider. NBC OUT reporter Jo Yurcaba explains the long-term impacts of this discrimination, plus a few potential solutions. • "Nearly half of trans people have been mistreated by medical providers,…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Neil Patel, Co-Founder and Publisher at The Daily Caller, joins Senior Editor Chris Bedford to recount how he responded to 9/11 as the then-chief policy adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney. Sponsored by X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/fed…
 
Twenty years later, first responders during the 9/11 attacks have an increased risk of getting some kinds of cancer. But, research shows that they're also more likely to survive. Host Emily Kwong talks to NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey about why. Read more about Allison's reporting here. You can follow Emily on Twitter @EmilyKwong1234 and Allison…
 
On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Digital Dunkirk’s Alex Plitsas joins Federalist Senior Editor Chris Bedford to discuss how he’s helping American citizens and other at-risk Afghans escape the grasp of the Taliban. Sponsored by X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/federalist-r…
 
Another destructive fire season has Western states searching for ways to prevent it. As climate correspondent Lauren Sommer reports, some answers might lie in the Southeastern U.S. The region leads the country in setting controlled fires — burns to clear vegetation that becomes the fuel for extreme fires. Read more of Lauren's reporting on wildfire…
 
Oren Cass, executive director of The American Compass, joins Culture Emily Jashinsky on The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss where the American labor movement went wrong and what a modern labor movement, that actually serves workers better, would look like. Cass dives into the findings of a recent American Compass survey of 3,000 working adults and…
 
Manufacturers can expect to face unforeseen hurdles when they begin to mass-produce a brand new pharmaceutical product, and in a pandemic, there are bound to be supply chain problems as well. But in late 2020, Pfizer was delivering fewer doses than the government expected and then-federal officials told NPR they did not know why.…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist D.C. Columnist Eddie Scarry joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his article “Corporate Media Once Again Target Ron DeSantis While Democrats Ruin Everything.” Sponsored by X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/federalist-rad…
 
On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Federalist Western Correspondent Tristan Justice joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his article “These Americans Are So Fed Up With Portland And Sacramento They Want To Redraw State Borders” and how the political divisions in Oregon speak to the rural-urban divide in the United States. Sp…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist Senior Editor Christopher Bedford and Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky discuss how the Biden administration will try to sweep the Afghanistan crisis under the rug and refocus their efforts on pushing progressive domestic policy. Sponsored by X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this pod…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Madeline Fry Schultz, assistant contributors editor at the Washington Examiner, joins Federalist Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss her article “Abortion is always a tragedy. No Hollywood treatment can cover that up” and how entertainment outlets are pushing the abortion agenda onscreen. Sponsore…
 
Maddie and Emily get super nerdy one last time as they dive into the incredible world of nudibranchs. Not only are these sea slugs eye-catching for their colors, some of them have evolved to "steal" abilities from other organisms — from the power of photosynthesis to the stinging cells of their venomous predators. These sea slugs are going to blow …
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Live Action President and Founder Lila Rose joins Federalist Staff Writer Jordan Davidson to discuss Texas’ newest anti-abortion law, which protects babies in the womb who have detectable heartbeats, and what sets it apart from other pro-life legislation. Sponsored by X-Chair Join the conversation and c…
 
We're marking Maddie's last week on Short Wave! Today, Maddie wanted to highlight a COVID-related episode from earlier this year. The pandemic has been a big part of our coverage and this particular episode stands out. We hear reflections from two emergency room health workers on the pandemic, how their lives have changed and their hopes as more an…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Federalist D.C. Columnist Eddie Scarry joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to critique the corporate media’s coverage of President Joe Biden’s Afghanistan crisis and explain why the corrupt press faces a partisan dilemma when it comes to covering foreign policy. Sponsored by X-Chair Join the conversati…
 
It's Day 2 of our trip down Maddie Sofia memory lane! Today's encore episode is all about how you're never really alone. We look at the tiny mites that live on your skin — including your face. They come out at night and mate. And we're not totally sure what they eat. See? Don't you feel better already? Researcher Megan Thoemmes tells us about the l…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Senior Editor Christopher Bedford joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss if the post-Trump GOP will have the stamina to survive another leftist push to turn once-Republican strongholds blue. Sponsored by X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/pod…
 
This week is our last with Maddie as a host, so we're spending it with a trip down memory lane. The first episode Maddie invites us to relive and enjoy is our first listener question episode on the science behind thrill-seeking. She talks to psychologist Ken Carter about why some people love to get scared. Reach the show by emailing shortwave@npr.o…
 
On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Federalist Political Editor John Daniel Davidson joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his article “Joe Biden Has Been Derelict In His Duty. He Is Unfit To Lead. He Should Be Impeached.” Sponsored by HumanN, Startmail, X-Chair Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https:…
 
Going on a run and curious about how muggy it's going to be out? Maddie Sofia chats with producer Thomas Lu about relative humidity and why some meteorologists are telling us to pay more attention to dew point temperature, not relative humidity. Plus — how moisture in the air and temperature influence the way our body "feels" when we're outside. Cl…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, President of Americans for Prosperity Tim Phillips joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to break down how Democrats are using the taxpayer-funded “infrastructure” and reconciliation bills to push their leftist, progressive agendas. Sponsored by HumanN, Startmail, X-Chair Join the conversation and commen…
 
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