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Today's Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks "What's the Difference Between Politicians Who Refuse to Consider What Politicians in the Other Party say a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:02
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The widespread permission in this country to be mean, to arm oneself to be as mean as possible is deeply alarming. The beginning of this permissio...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
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This week, we discuss the economics and ethics of hedge fund bets on life-saving medication. What’s wrong with companies like Turing Pharmaceutical...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:45
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Speaking out about unjust events and atrocities that others passively accept segregates the outspoken, often. In their own time, they are often ...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
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The real meaning of the Buddhist concept of karma is murky, but the Republican Presidential campaign has become an explanatory sponge for it- fully...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
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Realgoodwords contributing writer Michael Goldberg shares his essay on words we use regarding hypocrisy, unthinking language in place of clarity, d...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:07
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Science is a process of determining what is reality objectively. How do we sift the subjective from the objective for understanding economic propos...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
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World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill recently returned from the Arctic Circle Forum in Nuuk, Greenland, where he made some interesting observations a...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:39
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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
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That most basic of human gestures of intimacy, a kiss, can still be deadly.

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Maine Public Broadcasting Network has made the perplexing decision to segregate music and poetry to a separate pay-to-hear HD radio service called ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:16
Caption: Jeeja Ghosh
Somewhere between the Civil Aviation Authority, the airport authority, the airport security and the airline there is a communication gap. And Jeej...

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
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Michael Goldfarb tells the story of how the God Intoxicated Man, Benedict Spinoza, seeded the Englightenment and became the philosopher for today.

  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:38
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In a Presidential primary that taxes our belief that the purpose of government is to benefit our lives, I remember legislation that Hillary Clinton...

  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:14
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Human Growth and Development textbooks may be the ‘go to’ reference to explain ‘what the hell is going on’ as the new Republican opponent appar...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
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Indians have no reason to feel left out anymore.  The Donald has noticed them and the Donald has mocked them.

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  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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As of late March the Obama Administration is no longer considering Cashes Ledge in the Gulf of Maine for national monument designation. This news, ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Community March Against Islamophobia December 13, 2015, Credit: Under CC Misha Voloaca
On this edition of Making Contact we’ll meet people confronting racist depictions of Muslims and Arabs in pop culture and politics; and two young w...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: An Oregon lawsuit, spearheaded by Our Children's Trust, could force the state of Oregon to take a more aggressive stance against the carbon emissions warming the earth and destroying the environment., Credit: Our Children's Trust
The public trust doctrine is designed to protect our natural resources for the benefit of future generations. Plaintiffs in a number of legal cases...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
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Elected officials or politicians aspiring to be elected officials say things that would register on our Hackle o’ meters and our Politically Unfit...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:19
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Seventy thousand Google responses to ''Republicans Refuse'' or 37000 responses to ''Democrats Refuse'' say Donald Trump is not the first to bring ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
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In this third of four episodes dedicated to outlining the complexities contained in the United Nations World Ocean Assessment, host Peter Neill exp...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
Caption:  Time to Practice Your Odds for the Derby and Presidents, Credit: Susan Cook
I was reading the New York Times article about the last batch of the 30000 emails released that Hillary Clinton received on her private server- wh...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
Caption: Candice Russell in her home in Irving, Texas. , Credit: (Jenn Stanley//RH Reality Check)
In this first episode of CHOICE/LESS, we hear from Candice, an activist, Texan, and Latina who will argue in front of the Supreme Court on March 2 ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 21:50
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The 2016 US election isn't going away anytime soon, so let's seek refuge in etymology. Consider the linguistically appropriate age of a senator, an...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 36:05