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Journalist Juan González discusses his new book, Reclaiming Gotham. He chronicles the evolution of the growth machine in America’s cities - from r...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we talk about ad hominem, Soviet propaganda, and red herrings. We also discuss Pravda, logical fallacies, and hypocrisy.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 27:25
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This week we talk about chemical weapons, North Korea, and misspeaking on camera. We also discuss Yugoslavia, the MOAB, and Aleppo.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 48:15
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On this week’s episode we talk about chatbots, social media cheats, and robot lawyers. We also discuss logic trees, digital familiars, and the Mat...

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 45:45
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On this week’s episode we talk about fossil fuels, the EPA, and the yoga industry. We also discuss the Carboniferous period, clean coal, and corpo...

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 41:13
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This week we talk about terrorism, acronyms, and Doge. We also discuss memetics, mass surveillance, and the Irish Republican Army.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 42:21
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This week we talk about authenticity, Rookie magazine, and PRIZM. We also discuss product placement, Jersey Shore, and the two-step flow of commun...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 41:43
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This week we talk about blackballing, #DeleteUber, and the spirit of the law. We also touch on taxes, Freemasons, and ride-share unions.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 41:52
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This week we talk about chronological snobbery, signaling theory, and the Chicken Connoisseur. We also discuss social cognition, Discover Weekly, ...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 44:37
Caption: The kindness of strangers made NYC subway and Obamacare..., Credit: Susan Cook
There is not a single insurance company in the country that has gone out of business because of the ACA . They’ve created new alliances, to wit Op...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:03
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This week we discuss dark patterns, Facebook, and the tycoon monomyth.

  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 47:55
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This week we talk about the Harlem Hammer, COINTELPRO, and punching nazis.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 42:03
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This week we discuss brachycephalic dogs, maize, and birth control.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 38:41
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This week we talk about enemies who are friends, globalization, and non-polarized opinions.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 36:24
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This week we talk about noble lies, compassion fatigue, and addiction.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 36:55
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This week we talk about smart mobs, reddit, and Kompromat.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 41:27
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This week we discuss hackers, video games, and Project Xanadu.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 32:10
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This week, we talk about self-driving trucks, Malthusian catastrophes, and human obsolescence.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 47:03
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This week we discuss protests in several different contexts.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 52:53
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This week we talk about the net-casting spider, space junk, and Kessler syndrome.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 42:04
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This week we talk about the German kunstschutz unit, the Venus de Milo, and slavery reparations.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 44:53
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A vast and densely populated region of North-east India that depends on water from Brahmaputra and its tributaries is feeling agitated over China’s...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:13
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The lessons of D.L. Rosenhan's study of imposters pretending to have psychiatric illness on psychiatric units have not been lost on the world of me...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 07:32
Caption: Deoli Internees in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
In 1962 a group of Indians were shipped off to internment camps during a war with China.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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This year saw the Academy Awards ceremony awash in racial controversy.

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:00