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Current Mood: Desperate.  Mortified pays tribute to the kids who grew up in an era right before Myspace and Facebook and pioneered the idea of goin...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
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Cool as a cucumber curved with quite the camber. This is Episode 61 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: The sailboat "No Options" sails on the Gulf of Mexico, off of the coast of Mississippi. , Credit: Zachary S. Eshleman
It has always been my dream to live on a sailboat and travel the world. In this short audio piece, I invite the listener into the first step in the...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: Northern Uganda
"I escaped because of my friend. The three of us started planning while we were in south Sudan." Beatrice Ocwee Reporter Gladys Oroma continues ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 44:12
Caption: Beatrice Oswee with her daughter in Gulu, Uganda.
"If I did not reveal that I was formerly abducted, nobody would know. If I did not tell that these children were born from captivity, nobody would ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 36:25
Caption: Andrea Irwin and boyfriend Jeff Jackson following the shooting death of Tony Robinson, Andrea's 19 year old son., Credit:  Nate Royko Maurer
"What we don’t know is what happened in the 18 seconds that the police officer that was in the hallway. He ended up shooting my son seven times in ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 36:29
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A list of random things I keep thinking about with gender pronouns and me.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 07:03
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Glenn Boyd was convicted of a crime he did not commit. This episode of the California Innocence Project features another story about a bad identifi...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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The California Innocence Project relies on interns to go through thousands of requests for assistance. In this episode, interns share some of their...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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The story of a small town girl who found herself in the center of a cinematic love triangle. Whoever she chooses could change the direction of her ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 20:08
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Frank was a white supremacist. Jesse was a jihadi extremist. What do we see when we look beyond ideology?

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:45
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Introducing the podcast - here's the e-mail I wrote to my friends on my 37th birthday about my pronoun change.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 06:03
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Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter reflections on humanity, the end of policing and her new book, WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORI...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Picture this: a lightning bolt shoots out about 10 gigawatts of power. This is Episode 58 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favor...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
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The American farmer knows a dusty road that rolls through lands of plenty and lands of want. It's a life of promise, trust and hardship. This Tale ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:42
Caption: Alex Kime
In the first half of this conversation with writer Keegan Jennings Goodman reads an excerpt of his most recent book. Edited by Alex Kime.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 22:19
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Loving America by motorcycle, the road becomes home and more. It's the place we first learn to wear the sun and the rain, where curves become smile...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 08:07
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How do you feel about the future? Do you feel hopeful? Do you feel scared? Can we move forward together as a country? In our Season 1 finale, Carve...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 30:48
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How do you stand against evil, but not the evildoer? How do you go to war for what's right with love for the people you're fighting? Carvell Wallac...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 38:36
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Do you love America? No, seriously, Carvell Wallace wants to know: do you love America? Today, he talks with Van Jones and Rabia Chaudry about love...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 39:18
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It's like visiting a small town...but it's also like visiting the remaining survivors of an apocalypse. Carvell Wallace goes to his hometown of McK...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 32:01
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Going out and talking to people is a little thing, but it's also a big thing. Especially if those people are different from you, or might not like ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:00
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How can we come together as a country when it seems like so many things are working to keep us apart? Host Carvell Wallace turns to Shereen Marisol...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:09:48
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Who or what is in your own past right now that you need to face, but aren’t facing—and why not? Carvell Wallace has a theory that maybe this whole ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:02
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Quarter for your thoughts about quaternions? This is Episode 57 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:01