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In this Innovate Media interview, sociologist, political writer, novelist and cultural commentator Todd Gitlin discusses how he came to understand ...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 43:59
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We decided to pick three really noncontroversial constitutional issues that are currently in the news. So, we decided to come up with executive or...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 54:20
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In the U.S., juries are often seen as democracy in action. Twelve men and women are asked to hear an entire case, and ultimately, decide another pe...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 23:13
Caption: Nicklesville--Seattle, Credit: Sara Bernard
Tent cities have popped up across the country, from New Jersey to Texas to New Mexico. Many are starting to build more permanent living structures....

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Philip Warburg
American is standing on the brink of an extraordinary revolution: an energy revolution.

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Well, you might believe some, of course. "Watergate" was a conspiracy, indeed.... Touching on a more recent national trauma, author Rob Brotherton ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Investigative journalist Lou Freshwater writes: "In the middle of the United States there is a landfill contaminated by nuclear waste which was lef...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:43
Caption: Philip Weinstein
KGNU's Claudia Cragg speaks here with the delightful Philip Weinstein about his latest work Jonathan Franzen: The Comedy of Rage.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 25:50
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It's almost that time of year, where many of you, regardless of your religious tradition, may be going out and buying presents to give to your frie...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:35
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When you look up at the sky the last thing you probably think about is the law. But space is exactly where the next frontier of law is being played...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 14:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Robust economic growth has become the Holy Grail of public policy and politics. But some economists and many scientists have come to believe growth...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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I will not overlay my Facebook profile picture with the French tricolor.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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Stewart brings up the issues of "no media zones", whether a given state can allow illegal aliens to vote, states locking up criminals and throwing ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 07:25
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What we actually learn from school and why it might be at risk.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 11:15
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Like the JFK assassination, everyone remembers what they were doing when they heard the news. For Aliza Goren, that isn’t so hard – she was one of ...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 09:56
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Political scientist Matt Gabel on how international courts work - and why countries should sometimes be allowed to bend the rules.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 11:24
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An urban studies professor explores some of the problems shared by cities around the globe.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
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Tune into our Innovate interview with Managing Editor Robert Rimm and Liz Maw, CEO of Net Impact. Liz discusses nonprofit strategy and the importan...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 34:18
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The purposes and expansion of the educational system.

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2015
  • Length: 17:21
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Caption: Mike Bond
Some of America’s most corrupt politicians can be found in the state of Maine. According to a Gallup Poll last year, citizens rate their legislator...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
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Caption: Professor Eve Spangler
The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine is baffling for most Americans. It’s understandable because it is so convoluted. How many of us h...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
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Colorado is one of many states that has tried to create a cash for recycling program, or bottle bill. However, opposition from some surprising sour...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
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A look at the ways, both health and unhealthy, that people integrate an upbringing in a fundamental religion into their adult life. Interviews with...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 06:40
Caption: Wiping out debt, Credit: TaxRebate.org.uk
Anthropologist David Graeber, author of “Debt: The First 5,000 Years,” traces the history of debt to see what we can learn. His 2011 talk was recor...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Bounty hunters are kind of like human bloodhounds. They’re dogged. They won’t stop until they get who they’re looking for. Frank Abramovitz is a bo...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:22