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With a look back at a 1967 Supreme Court case, we explain how social media companies have made us more comfortable with government surveillance, too.

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 1
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The Supreme Court of the United States is deciding whether Arizona’s 2000 law which created an Independent Commission to determine Congressional Re...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:01
Caption: Fourth grade girls know the truth's power., Credit: Susan Cook
I heard Jill Abramson , the former executive editor of the New York Times say recently that since the George W. Bush administration, there have be...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:51
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Torture, beheading and persecution are used to target individuals who criticize , believe, have secrets or religions (like Tibetan Buddhism by th...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:11
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The ethical challenge for Facebook has been to re-create the ethics of community where there are real consequences for using information in a destr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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In Episode 18 of Behind The Thread, we look at wages around the world. Sokny Say of the Free Trade Union of the Workers of the Kingdom of Cambodia ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 40:07
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In an effort to combat climate change and the exploitation of the planet’s resources, Bolivia is becoming the first country on Earth to give compre...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
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With the election season over, the next phase of elected politics has settled on our plates like a bowl of jello. How can you tell when the age-old...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:04
Caption: An old clutch replaced might work better..., Credit: Susan Cook
In politics, arrogance can be hired, purchased or -in volunteer organizations- a gratuity that comes with volunteer labor.- or elected. In Maine ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Andrew HIller
A commentary about the recent pay scandals and court decisions involving student athletes. Plus, a plan to resolve the controversy. Recently, Peo...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:16
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In the 1950’s and 1960’s American citizens and the stalwart among them who were brave enough to run for political office had to learn to live with...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 06:04
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If Woodward and Bernstein and Ben Bradlee had gone for the “gotcha” instead of the truth, the cost would have been the truth. The integrity that ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay, Credit: First Post
A joint Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi – a Pakistani and an Indian. Now if that doesn’t embarrass the two belligerent...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Several reasons are presented which individually and collectively demonstrate why Ebola should be treated as though it is airborne.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:16
Caption: Shiva Shankar from Hyderabad gets his niece Vaishnavi from Pune to donate rice to a woman who works there
Sandip Roy investigates the latest social media challenge and finds out what all this 'Rice' is about.

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Juan learns about the conservation efforts of WildCoast, an organization based in Imperial Beach, California, and Ensenada, Mexico, that works on b...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss the evolution of the petition concept and outline some of the most successful i...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
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Why is it that white men in America are paid more—on average—than women and people of color in every single state? We dig into the realities behind...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:55
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Life is more interesting at the crossroads. On this show, we dig into the intersections where media meets identity politics, sports meet gender, fe...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:52
Caption: Jenny Slate stars in new film Obvious Child, which deals with abortion and romance (and fart jokes).
We look at the way movies and music discuss reproductive rights, including an analysis of Nicki Minaj lyrics, a history of American sex-ed films, a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 33:28
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In Part 3 of a multi-part series on the final report released by the Global Ocean Commission, From Decline to Recovery, A Rescue Package for the Gl...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
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The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $38 billion in claims since 1978. It was meant to be a self-supporting system, but currentl...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
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As Vladimir Putin continues to explore new ways to polarize Ukraine, if not the world, perhaps a sonnet will remind us of what is lost by such pola...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: :57
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Living with Negative Optimism

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:07
Caption: Shubha Mudgal
Unexpected reverberations of Narendra Modi's victory come to Sunnyvale California.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:30