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If you’re wondering the ultimate style of this podcast, it’s going to be an interview-style podcast, a la Joe Rogan or Lex Fridman. As well as those two names, if you’re familiar with any of these following names or topics, there might be something in this podcast for you: Eric Weinstein, Jordan Peterson, Kevin Smith, Adam Curry, Paul Stamets, Dennis McKenna, Manolis Kellis, Neale Donald Walsh, Graham Hancock, Movies, Music, UFO’s, pop-culture, Multiverse Theory, Simulation Theory, Holograph ...
 
How Not is the brainchild of two gobby Scottish creatives, Kim Macari and Luca Manning, who like to talk about the BIG stuff. We thought you might like to listen...So here we are. Our mission is to always be Good Troublemakers, to think big and to ask - How Not?! Each episode, we pick something BIG to talk about. Sometimes that's an issue or idea that's been keeping us awake at night (like the right to Protest, The Punk Movement or Universal Basic Income...) and sometimes it's a person who t ...
 
Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view. Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.
 
The latest podcast from writer and activist Mia Birdsong and The Nation explores how a Guaranteed Income might actually transform people's lives. Mia Birdsong first heard about the concept of Guaranteed Income in the mid-90s through the 1967 writings of Martin Luther King Jr. King. He asserted that “the time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct and immediate abolition of poverty” by providing a basic level of material well-being to allow all Americans to truly flourish. ...
 
Stephen Hawking once said that intelligence is the ability to adapt to change... so let’s adapt. Hosted by author and entrepreneur, Steve Glaveski, Future Squared brings you conversations with preeminent thought leaders from myriad disciplines such as startups and entrepreneurship, technology, corporate innovation, psychology, philosophy, economics, politics, biology, human performance and productivity, motivation and self development, management and leadership, health and fitness and more t ...
 
In Faith and Economics, economics professors Dr. Russ McCullough and Dr. Peter Jacobsen and philosophy professor Dr. Justin Clarke discuss big issues that impact economic freedom and human flourishing from a Christian perspective. This podcast is an initiative of the Gwartney Institute at Ottawa University. For more information, contact us at info@GwartneyInstitute.org
 
Macroeconomics has never been so ... delish! Macro and Cheese explores the progressive movement through the lens of Modern Monetary Theory, with hot and irreverent political takes, spotlights in activism, and the razor sharp musings of Real Progressives Founder and host Steve Grumbine. The cheese will flow as experts come in for a full, four course deep dive into the hot queso. Comfort Food for Thought!
 
Seth McGuire (Patrick J Adams) is a first term Congressman. He’s also an unflinching idealist and a profound optimist. When embroiled in his first ever controversy, Seth is completely ill-equipped to navigate D.C.’s political treachery. Hope comes in a EUREKA moment, putting him at a crossroads: can his bold and revolutionary plan really save this country, or is he going to talk himself right out of office when people hear his crazy idea? Find out in our 6-part, scripted, narrative podcast s ...
 
A Weekly Podcast Exploring the Impact of Technology on Jobs. This Podcast looks at the upcoming mega-trend of technological unemployment by exploring the various technologies that have the potential to automate jobs. Other related ideas considered include: fake jobs, policies being considered, automation vs augmentation, etc. Initial episodes look at specific technologies and surrounding issues, the focus will shift towards interviews with the organisations involved in developing the technol ...
 
Bite-sized clips with TED level top thinkers, founders and scientists on how advances in biotech & genomics, space travel, IoT, AI and other exponential tech converge to create our collective future and what we can do, from a research and policy perspective to shape the trends, technologies and societal norms for a better world. Main Podcast: https://disruptors.fm/itunes If in-depth, unscripted conversations with the researchers, startups and future thinkers transforming the future of all of ...
 
Each week, Spirit In Action brings you stories of people living lives of fruitful service, of peace, community, compassion, creative action and progressive efforts. We'll trace the spiritual roots that support and nourish them in their service. Above all, we'll seek out Light, Love and Helping Hands, being shared between our many neighbors on this planet, hoping to inspire and encourage you to sink deep roots and produce sacred fruit in your own life. Spirit In Action is an hour of interview ...
 
From Canada, with Peter Noce, a media producer and technology trainer/tutor and Harry Posner, a writer, author and Dufferin County’s first Poet Laureate; sharing our interests and passions with you, on 'The Sill'. The original concept of our podcast was to explore areas relating to Art and Technology, evolving into a virtually ‘no limits’ conversation. Neither of us are experts, nor profess to be. We are on the same level as the listener, offering up ideas and thoughts that come from our lif ...
 
This podcast is a raw look into my random thoughts. I am a writer, truck driver, comedian, non-singer, philosopher, artist, neo-hippie, and complete human. The podcast audio is also raw and very underproduced. Don't expect fancy production unless I feel like adding it, but do expect musings which run the gamut of the human experience, the spectrum beyond what your mind has 'seen'. Enjoy and have an open mind. :)
 
Welcome to Progressive Opinions of Color (POC Podcast), a podcast where progressive people of color talk about everything. POC Podcast began in August 2020 as a platform to create space for more POC voices in conversations about politics and economics. We've covered the 2020 presidential election, the state of the economy during COVID-19, Kamala Harris, the coronavirus pandemic, the state of the economy, and other pressing topics in politics, economics, and culture, all through perspectives ...
 
Globally, 2 billion people work in the informal economy. This means that 61% of workers rely on work that offers little pay and few protections. Women informal workers, such as domestic workers, home-based workers, street vendors and waste pickers are at the base of the economic pyramid with the highest risk of poverty. Public policies and social protection schemes often do not consider these workers, leaving them vulnerable to income losses and struggling to cope after an event or shock. In ...
 
Call It. A podcast where we discuss future technology, philosophy, political science and more. Two dudes talking whilst vaguely trying to predict the future (when we remember). We know we can't always be right, so we try to provide sources in our show notes so listeners can read more on the subject.
 
A weekly look into the headspace of two popcorn psychologists trying to understand the oddity that is the human experience. It will be funny (sometimes) and thought provoking (maybe). We talk about things that influence us, inspire us, challenge us, and make us laugh. We hope there is something that interests you along the way. - E&D
 
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Public Housing Everybody's Business / Monetarising Misinformation - the Latest Virtual World Extravaganza / Aerial Ping Pong - Football - Adam Goodes - A Tale of Two Cities / Fracking Dreaming - Corporate Welfare Bonanza / Square - Afterpay - Franking Credits Euphoria - You Pay, They Laugh at You / Keep the Virtual Gangsters' Fingers Out of Your Wa…
 
On the anniversary of the Beirut port explosion, we talk to representatives from both The British Museum and The Archaeological Museum at the American University of Beirut, who are working together to restore eight ancient glass vessels which were severely damaged.We review Vivo, a new full length cartoon film on Netflix featuring compositions by a…
 
Guest: Prof Linda-Gail Bekker, deputy director of the UCT-based Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation. The Delta variant continues to spread all over the world and breakthrough infections are reportedly occurring among vaccinated people. In some countries, there are increasing calls for the need to provide people who were vaccinated some time back with a boo…
 
Guest: Dr Tshilidzi Van de Lecq A study conducted in Hong Kong has found evidence to suggest that an increased rate of short-sightedness in children could be linked to the fact that they spend more time on their screens due to online learning and other Covid -19 restrictions. It found that children’s outdoor time since the start of the pandemic fel…
 
Guest: Nkosikhona Duma Addressing the nation in late July, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the government was reinstating the Social Relief of Distress Grant. He said this would provide a monthly payment of R350 until the end of March 2022 to those in need. Earlier this afternoon, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu provided more deta…
 
Guest: Daneel Knoetze Data from the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, IPID, shows that policemen have been accused of nearly 1,000 rapes since 2012. An investigation by accountable journalist project, Viewfinder, has found that almost all of those who are accused of this violation are not convicted for the crime, partly because of probl…
 
Guest: Pieter-Louis Myburgh | Author of ‘Gangster State’ and Investigative Journalist at Daily Maverick For months, the Daily Maverick’s Scorpio lead by investigative journalist, Pieter-Louis Myburgh, has been investigating digital marketing company Digital Vibe's allegedly corrupt contract with the Department of Health. It was awarded a R150 milli…
 
Guest: Ben Winks - Independent legal counsel - media, constitutional and international law Media law advocate, Ben Winks, writing on News24 today, says the recent Constitutional Court finding on Jon Qwelane's column in 2008 constituted hate speech sends a strong message to all bigots that hate is not okay. The veteran journalist and anti-apartheid …
 
Guest: Qaanitah Hunter | Political Editor at News24 Writing on News24 today, political editor, Qaanitah Hunter, says President Cyril Ramaphosa has shown repeatedly that he would rather face the consequences of his indecision than take decisive action. She is far from being the only political commentator to share this view. We speak to her about why…
 
Suzanne Lynch arrived in the US to take up her new role as Irish Times Washington correspondent ten days after Donald Trump's inauguration. As she prepares to leave the US capital this week for a new role in Brussels, she talks to Hugh about what it was like to report on the most extraordinary presidency in US history.…
 
VitaDAO is a decentralized collective funding early stage longevity research. Their mission is to extend human lifespan by researching, financing, and commercializing longevity therapeutics in an open and democratic manner. We were joined by Tyler Golato and Paul Kohlhaas, co-founders of Molecule and initiators of VitaDAO to talk about how drug dis…
 
Nancy is joined by Varun Nikore, the President of the AAPI Victory Fund and Executive Director of the AAPI Victory Alliance. Varun discusses the importance of AAPI voter turnout in the 2020 election, why the AAPI vote matters, the importance of funding to turn out the AAPI vote, Andrew Yang's run for NYC Mayor, media perceptions of AAPI candidates,…
 
Booker Prize shortlisted Turkish writer Elif Shafak has a new novel: The Island Of Missing Trees. Set in Cyprus it follows lovers who risk everything in a divided island. And one of the narrators is a fig tree. Shafak explains about melding passionate ecological and political information and messages.Jonathon Heyward makes his Proms debut this week…
 
Guest: Eric van der Vyver In what is likely a world first, South Africa has awarded a patent for an interlocking food and beverage container invented by an Artificial Intelligence programme. We speak to Erik van der Vyver, a patent attorney with Von Seidels an intellectual property law firm, who dealt with the application. See omnystudio.com/listen…
 
Guest: Maya Fisher-French It's being reported that Treasury is considering allowing people hard hit by the pandemic, to withdraw some of their pension savings before retirement. Last week, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said Treasury was in talks with National Economic Development and Labour Council about possibly allowing limited withdrawals from r…
 
Guest: Greg Arde | Journalist at Mercury Freelance journalist, Greg Arde, and author of "War Party" a book about political violence in KZN, together with a colleague, covered the recent unrest in the province. During this period, people in the town of Phoenix took action to protect their communities, spurring what some have described as a "race war…
 
Guest: Shona Joyce Herron Shona Joyce Herron, a Trainee Clinical Psychologist and researcher at University College London, has done research into what can be described as a person having a 'feeling of emptiness'. She says that it is usually only considered as a symptom of borderline personality disorder, but that it is actually more common than one…
 
Guest: Dr Ross Tucker | Sports Scientist at Sports Science Institute Of South Africa Norway's Karsten Warholm yesterday beat his own world record in the Olympic 400-metre hurdles, shaving off 0.76 of a second to finish at 45.94 seconds. In an unexpected turn of events, second-placed Rai Benjamin of the United States also broke the 46.7 record set b…
 
On this week's episode of the Counterintuitive Series on the Governance Podcast, Professor Mark Pennington (King's College London) argues that if not quite everything, then a great many things, ought to be legally for sale. From kidneys, to drugs, to sex, to votes, how much ought the market be allowed to freely trade in?…
 
Yesterday the audience was on its feet – more than once - to applaud the cast, the band and the design of Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre in London. On Front Row today Samira Ahmed talks to Kathleen Marshall, the director and choreographer about the appeal of the show today, and to Sutton Foster, the American star making her UK debut as Reno …
 
Guest: Book: A Slow Burning Fire We speak to Zimbabwe-born British author, Paula Hawkins, about her latest novel, "A Slow Burning Fire". It tells the story of the gruesome murder of a young man in London houseboat, and three women who knew him, a one-night stand, his aunt, and a nosy neighbour. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Guest: Dr Saadiq Kariem On Friday, there were fears that month-end pay checks, combined with the recent reopening of alcohol sales could result in a spike in trauma cases in the Western Cape over the weekend. This would place an extra burden on the already overstretched hospitals in the province. To find out what happened, we speak to Dr Saadiq Kar…
 
Guest: Jonny Steinberg Writing in Business Day last week on the need for a basic income grant and the issue of unemployment, columnist Jonny Steinberg, says it is impossible to employ everyone. He says that it doesn't matter who is in power, whether there is a democracy or not, or if the economy is in a boom or recession, unemployment remains a per…
 
Guest: Clinton Gahwiler | Head of Psychology at Sports Science Institute of SA English international cricket, Ben Stokes, is the latest high performance athlete to withdraw from his sport over mental health issues. The last few months has seen several high profile athletes, including tennis player Naomi Osaka and Olympic gymnast, Simone Biles, take…
 
Guest: Prof Ruth Hall | Researcher at Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape. The ANC says it will press ahead on its own in its attempt to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. It needs either the Democratic Alliance or the EFF to vote with …
 
Guest: Faith Morgan We speak to author Faith Morgan, whose book "Rebel: The extraordinary story of a childhood in the 'Children of God' cult" tells the true story of her family, her childhood in the cult, and her escape from that world at the age of 19. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Guest: Chris Yelland | Energy Analyst and MD at EE Business Intelligence The last of Eskom's Medupi Power Station generation units has finally come on line, six years after the first one attained commercial operation status. The 4,764 MW project, based in Lephalale in Limpopo province has been beset with problems, delays, and soaring costs since co…
 
In this episode the hosts shine a light on the tiny Kingdom of Eswatini (the former Swaziland) in Southern Africa. Artist, musician, activist, Bongiwe Dlamini shares her views, both personal and political, on the challenges of growing up and living in one of the few remaining absolute monarchies on the African continent. Duration - 43:37 Music Cred…
 
Esha’s last visit to Macro N Cheese inspired Steve to read Lenin’s What Is to Be Done and John Reed’s Ten Days That Shook the World, igniting a new interest in political theory and revolutions. This, in turn, lit a fire under others on the Real Progressives’ team. In the past half year, we’ve been learning about the Russian, French and Haitian Revo…
 
Ben Okri's new play Changing Destiny is an adaptation of one of the world's oldest known stories, the ancient Egyptian Tale of Sinuhe. Tonight marks not only its opening night at London's Young Vic theatre, but the first time the venue has opened its doors since last year. Artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah, who directs the play, talks to Tom live …
 
Guest: Joan Armatrading Legendary Kittitian-English singer and songwriter, and three-time Grammy Award nominee, Joan Armatrading, will be airing her first ever livestream concert tomorrow. The 70-year-old released her 22nd studio album, Consequences, in June and within the first week it shot straight into the UK Top 10. The special once-off concert…
 
Guest: Neil Manthorpe | Cricket Correspondent at Mwp A leaked video of Springbok director of rugby, Rassie Erasmus, shows him expressing his concerns about what he describes as 'unfair' decisions taken by the referee during the first Test against the British and Irish Lions. The hour-long clip includes 26 pieces of footage from the game and sees hi…
 
Guest: Dr Peter Johnston Thousands of scientists across the globe have reiterated calls for immediate action over the climate crisis, warning that several tipping points are now imminent. In an article published in the journal BioScience earlier this week, they said governments have consistently failed to address “the over exploitation of the Earth…
 
Guest: Karen Jennings Earlier this week, we heard that two South Africans, both of them University of Cape Town graduates, have been long-listed for the prestigious Booker Prize - Karen Jennings and Damon Galgut. Well today, we speak to Karen, who made it onto the prestigious list for her book, "The Island", which follows the tale of an old lightho…
 
Guest: Gabriella Gentil Two conservation tourism companies, Wilderness Safaris and White Desert, have come together to design a series of joint itineraries highlighting the best of Africa and Antarctica. The first itinerary, Legendary Landscapes: Antarctica and Botswana, will take place from late November to early December, while the second, Wild D…
 
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