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Caption: Jimmy Carter
The secrecy around an illness can become the great taboo. What Jimmy Carter did by going public was break that taboo and face the disease squarely....

  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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Daphne Shaed talks about what it's like to be a woman with a penis.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 11:49
Caption: Shashi Tharoor
It’s not a kitten video or an on-air blooper or a wardrobe malfunction. Who would have thought a 15 minute debating society speech could go viral? ...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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In 1948, the United Nations said seeking asylum is a basic right to seek protection from government persecution. In my state, there is now a contro...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:50
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The Next System Project was developed to identify alternatives, foster conversations, evaluate fresh ideas, and propose solutions that will help us...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:26
Caption: thenextsystem.org, Credit: The Next System Project
What is the possibility of a post-capitalism economic model to support the values and behaviors for a new era filled with alternative technologies,...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:24
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The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership has been causing conflict of late, with a broad range of disagreements over key provisions and debates inte...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:45
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Arctic opportunities and territorial claims are on the rise as temperatures change and the ice melts. Once impassable, the Arctic is now increasing...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
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Well, in my state the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting published a lengthy article about a veteran lawmaker who is strongly supporting a ...

  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:56
Caption: Marc Estrin
Writer Marc Estrin shares his pearls of wisdom from school. There were only three.

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 04:22
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On the eve of the 2015 General Election in the UK, take a jaunt through the etymology of election-related words.

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  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 09:01
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Caption: Abhishek Bachchan and Keith Vaz
In the last decade Bollywood has snuck into America. Bollywood aerobics. Bollywood theme parties. It even snuck into the Oscars via Slumdog Million...

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  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack brings us multiple perspectives abou...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Well, in my state we have a remarkable example of corporations having their way with state legislators to pass a bill that- in the long run did not...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
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Do natural systems belong to the public or do they belong to corporate and private interests? Do corporate entities have an obligation to sustain r...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 05:30
Caption: Mono Lake, located in California's Eastern Sierra, an oasis in the dry Great Basin , Credit: WaterEducation.org
What would the American landscape look like if we had no legislation? Would it be habitable today? In this episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 05:34
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In Defense of a National Flag Burning Day

  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:26
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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