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It’s hard to imagine honest, revelatory, even enjoyable conversation between people on distant points of American life right now. But in this publi...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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How can policymakers be persuaded to abandon the most widespread public policy goal on Earth? In our last episode, Brian Czech explained that econo...

Bought by WSLR and WGRN-LP 94.1


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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White Evangelical Christians helped secure the election of President Trump. Many said that his views on abortion were decisive, overriding concerns...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Joby Warrick about his book, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: Group reading newspapers with news of death of Woodrow Wilson, Feb. 1924, Credit: Source: Library of Congress
As 2016 comes to a close, we’re turning back the clock and looking back on the history behind some of the year’s biggest headlines. From the parti...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, XRAY.fm, WRGY, WEZU, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Tim Giago talks about his news papers efforts to inspire other media outlets to cover the DAPL issue

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:42
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In an unsettled political moment, at the end of a divisive campaign, the late, great civil rights elder Vincent Harding is a voice of calm, wisdom,...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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This political season has surfaced our need to reimagine and re-weave the very meaning of common life and common good. We take a long, nourishing v...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This political season has surfaced our need to reimagine and re-weave the very meaning of common life and common good. We take a long, nourishing v...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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This is a strange, tumultuous political moment. With columnists David Brooks and E.J. Dionne, we step back from the immediate political gamesmanshi...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This is a strange, tumultuous political moment. With columnists David Brooks and E.J. Dionne, we step back from the immediate political gamesmanshi...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and President Warren G. Harding decide to get away from it all and go back to nature. What could go wrong?

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Opioids are Pitched as the Wonder Drug: Profit vs. Health

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 21:54
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Chris Ladd was raised as a fundamentalist Christian in East Texas, believing he possessed the secret to how everything in the universe worked. A br...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2016
  • Length: 34:45
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The US Supreme Court issued a series of decisions that teens can’t be sentenced to death and they can’t be given an automatic life sentence without...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Palmer, a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service, about his latest political thriller.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:40
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A public civil conversation on capitalism and moral evolution at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Biological anthropologist Melv...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 57:57
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Hoffman about his nonfiction story of Cold War espionage and betrayal.

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 30:31
  • Purchases: 1
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When Richard Newman accepted at job at the World Health Organization in Guatemala in the late 70s, he never expected to get mixed up in the country...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2016
  • Length: 17:13
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In the mid-90’s, Dr. Mark Rosenberg was leading gun violence research at the CDC. Republican Arkansas Congressman Jay Dickey, the NRA’s so-called '...

Bought by KFAI and XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 37:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Universities are paternalistic and infantilizing and municipalities enable them. This translates loosely into "If you're father says it's okay..." ...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 57:25
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In "The White Elephant,” Yochai Maital walks us through the history of Tel Aviv’s ‘New’ Central Bus Station — a derelict eight-story behemoth and m...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 32:00
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Tye about his book about the baseball legend, Satchel Paige.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
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Last month novelist and social critic Curtis White joined us to discuss his latest book We, Robots: Staying Human in the Age of Big Data. One of hi...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:03
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While world leaders wring their hands over forecasts of timid GDP growth, a growing list of visionaries around the world are collaborating to redef...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 7