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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter remember a giant who has influenced much of the landscape of health economics and policy in Ame...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: Gorilla does Hokey-Pokey as Sign Language.Squirrel helps., Credit: Susan Cook
Not too long ago, I watched a program about a 500 pound gorilla whose owner taught him to sign.   That gorilla, all grown up, would move his fing...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:35
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During his first official visit to Utah, President Trump announced the largest cutback to national monument land in U.S. history. Bears Ears and G...

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 13:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The falcon may be the new symbol for our National Character..., Credit: Susan Cook
If this Presidential era is The Era of the Suck-Up, as the new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" suggests, the falcon, not th...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:15
Caption: Our National Character may benefit by learning not to suck up..., Credit: Susan Cook
A new book holds lessons on the value of not kow-towing.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
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Nearly $1.3 trillion has left Russia since the 1990s. The Russian government has been unable to stop it.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 33:52
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The Russian hacking attack against the US was an unprecedented attack against the US and its election system. The attack was conducted using cyber...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:04
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Russian advertising campaigns on American social media campaigns during last year's Presidential Election.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2017
  • Length: 33:12
Caption: Ever larger rabbits on this farm.., Credit: Susan Cook
Turning once again to the Department of Poetic Justice and the extensive value of nursery rhyme to bring us to an appropriate level of understandi...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:05
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Scott Beale is the founder and CEO of Atlas (Core) Corps, a key leadership-development program for the world’s top social-change professionals. Som...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:17
Caption: Congressman Nixon & Robert Stripling examine Pumpkin Papers microfilm
The conviction of Alger Hiss for perjury in 1950, continues to define the terms of what it means to American. But the definition seems always profe...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: ...yoga is liberal..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, to the tune from 'I'll Be Seeing You', an Ohm for Mr. Bannon.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:18
Caption: His profession was listed as  "farmer's son". They never saw their family again., Credit: Susan Cook
The US Senate bill to limit immigration by educational status ignores that opportunity is exactly what oppressive regimes deny. Opportunity -as ev...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
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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
Caption: His last words...Love as intense as ice..., Credit: Susan Cook
Liu Xiaobo has died. His 11 year imprisonment by the Chinese government for posting subversive articles on the Internet had not ended. 'No Enemies...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:13
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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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Sea level rise is a global concern, and on the whole, policy and funding for mitigation aren’t keeping pace. Today on Gen Anthro, producer Isha Sal...

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 10:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Why haven't pharmaceutical companies and oil corporations been asked to make health insurance lower by reducing drug costs or refusing federal subs...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate and House Healthcare bills will replace Obamacare subsidies with tax breaks for the wealthy. Meanwhile oil and gas companies continue to...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:54