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News. Fake news. Disinformation. Fact-checking. Sourced news. Unverified sources. Social media incursions by foreign nations. Cleverly disguised ma...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 27:25
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News. Fake news. Disinformation. Fact-checking. Sourced news. Unverified sources. Social media incursions by foreign nations. Cleverly disguised ma...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
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News. Fake news. Disinformation. Fact-checking. Sourced news. Unverified sources. Social media incursions by foreign nations. Cleverly disguised ma...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 26:05
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“Gross Domestic Product has now become a fetish,” according to economist Raj Patel. Many undesirable things end up adding to GDP: wars, disease, an...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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What does "21st Century policing" actually mean, and how would a forward-thinking department be different than what most jurisdictions have now? Ro...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
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James Comey wasn’t the nation’s embattled former FBI Director in 2002; he was the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan. It was around then that he g...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:05
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The federal government doesn't track how often or what happens when police shoot civilians, and there's no official national database to show how b...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
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The Trump administration has promised a return to "tough on crime" criminal justice policies, including a recent memo that instructs federal prosec...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to renew the National Commission on Forensic Science in April, effectively ending federal efforts to standa...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:19
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In May, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a 2013 memo written by his predecessor, Eric Holder, that told prosecutors not only will they abid...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:14
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DNA tests have proved something surprising: people sometimes confess to terrible crimes that they definitely did not commit. One reason seems to be...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
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Facial recognition technology is being used by police all over the U.S. using images of millions of innocent Americans. It’s a lot less accurate th...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:14
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Capitalocene – maybe it doesn’t roll off the tongue, but a group of thinkers argue the term is preferable to Anthropocene because it's more diagnos...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 33:19
Caption: LePriest Valentine, Credit: George Lavender
Meet LePriest Valentine, who kept winding up in the only sanctuary he could find after getting out of jail: Skid Row.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, PRX Remix, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 07:30
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We could do a lot to improve public health and reduce runaway medical expenses if we focussed more on preventing disease and less on medical fixes,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:18
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The word that best describes America's infrastructure is "crumbling," says Henry Petroski. Petroski is Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engi...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:07
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Rising sea levels are just one way climate change is reshaping the world's oceans, says Duke University oceanographer Susan Lozier.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:40
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Radio Curious discusses guns and gun rights with Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:02
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
We live in extremely violent times. Words can provoke aggression, insult and personal harm very quickly. Politicians spend much time trying to r...

  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:26
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Radio Curious visits with Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq war veteran who is endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie...

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today’s Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks :As politicians one-up each other, what’s the difference between the candidate as demagogue- who openly app...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:21
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"Criminal Justice System.” Those three words intimidate a lot of us. Megan Treuer is Associate Judge at Leech Lake. She voluntarily heads the Crim...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 08:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debate: Should the U.S. let in 100,000 Syrian Refugees?
Since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011, more than 4 million Syrians have fled the country, creating the greatest refugee crisis since World War I...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KGOU, Prairie Public, WHYY, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: David Long
Unspun talks with Prof. David Long, LEAP spokesperson, about the so-called "War on Drugs". With four states now legalizing recreational marijuana...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode 132: Ever since the last time Chris Mitchell spoke with Blair Levin on Episode 37, we have wanted to have him back for a friendly discussi...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 37:30