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University of Chicago Podcast Network

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Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
In a time of crisis and fast change, this podcast is a space to reflect and learn with change-makers working to tackle inequalities and injustice. We hear about the choices they make, the approaches they take, the obstacles they face and their hopes and dreams in making real change happen. As massive inequalities are threatening our societies and planet, join us to find out how to use this moment to turn the tide and shift power for a more just and equal world.
 
Health care leaders just don’t have the time to sift through all of the news, opinions and ideas out there. Making sense of it all is how we can help. Rachel Woods, host of Radio Advisory and seasoned researcher from Advisory Board, talks with industry experts to break down the issues on your mind and offer recommendations on what to do next – each week, in about 30 minutes.
 
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The Inequality Podcast

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A PODCAST ABOUT HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY. We meet activists, politicians and thinkers from all walks of life to share stories about how inequality is being fought around the world. Brought to you by Liz, Max, Nabil and Nadia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
In each episode, we talk with inspiring scientists, thinkers, and other self-actualized individuals who will give you a greater understanding of yourself, others, and the world we live in. Scott Barry Kaufman explores the depths of human potential and tries to get a glimpse into human possibility in every episode.
 
The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for political change, offers a range of content which aims to inform, inspire and involve those who want a democratic, inclusive and fairer society that respects human rights and protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality and the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions everyday by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity. That’s The Real Ag ...
 
Each week, Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil brings you in-depth conversations with leading researchers and influencers shaping the big ideas in health policy and the health care industry. A Health Podyssey goes beyond the pages of the health policy journal Health Affairs to tell stories behind the research and share policy implications. Learn how academics and economists frame their research questions and journey to the intersection of health, health care, and policy. Health policy n ...
 
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Nature Podcast

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Nature Podcast

Springer Nature Limited

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused th ...
 
How does culture feed into inequality? And the other way around? In Culture and Inequality, cultural sociologists from universities across the world explore these topics in-depth from various perspectives on the basis of academic readings. While this podcast is primarily intended as a course module for advanced students in sociology, it certainly offers interesting insights to a more general audience too.
 
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The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX

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From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms ar ...
 
These podcasts are recordings from the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice lecture series 2021/22 and 2020/21, a visiting lecture series coordinated by Professor in Practice in the Department, Duncan Green and Professor of Development Studies, Professor James Putzel. The Cutting Edge series provides students and guests with fascinating insights into the practical world of international development. Renowned guest lecturers share their expertise and invite discussion on an ...
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical journalist who had a panic attack on live national television, which led him to try something he otherwise never would have considered: meditation. He went on to write the bestselling book, 10% Happier. On this show, Dan talks with eminent meditation teachers, top scientists, and even the odd celebrity. Guests include everyone from His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Brené Brown to Karamo from Queer Eye. On some episodes, Dan ventures into the deep end of the po ...
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
Ever felt like you should be better at feminism?Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests for this comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each week they discuss topics "all 21 first century feminists agree on" while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an Ed ...
 
Designed by the Julius Baer Foundation, the Wealth Inequality Initiative aims to shed light on the global challenge of wealth disparities. It connects worldwide key players and experts to awaken interest, circulate knowledge, mobilise stakeholders and drive action against wealth inequality. The Wealth Inequality Initiative Podcast Series features inspirational and influential personalities, including experts of wealth inequality. Christoph Schmocker, CEO of the Julius Baer Foundation, or Dr. ...
 
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Inequality Talks

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Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Aarhus

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Inequality Talks is a podcast from the Economic (In)Equality volunteer group at Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Aarhus. Through discussion, debate, and interview, each episode explores a different economic concept or policy idea, offering a brief overview for the uninitiated before diving into the complexities of what a given idea could mean, what it might look like in practice, and what all this economics talk has to do with inequality in the first place. This project has been supported by: 'Den ...
 
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I ALSO Want Money

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I ALSO Want Money

Nicole Kyle, Sophie Holm & Harrison Comfort

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Closing the gender wealth gap goes beyond financial literacy. On I ALSO Want Money, co-hosts Nicole Kyle and Sophie Holm explore strategies for overcoming and dismantling the societal barriers that prevent women from making money. This podcast investigates why wealth is more accessible to men than women, and, in a world where net worth is a function of one’s network, invites psychologists, economists, anthropologists, activists, and more to democratize, demystify, and demasculinize wealth.
 
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How can we get urgent climate action that is also just? This is the question we explore in Series Two of the People vs Inequality podcast, learning from the stories of change-makers that are turning the tide for climate justice. We are kicking off with one of the most inspiring climate activists of today. Elizabeth Wathuti shows that youth climate …
 
We are witnessing a COVID-19 driven explosion in inequality. This week, Oxfam released its annual report, Inequality Kills, showing that the pandemic is killing at least 1 person every 4 seconds, while the ten richest men have doubled their fortunes during this same pandemic. This is the biggest single increase in billionaire wealth in recorded his…
 
By Amy Goodman & Denis MoynihanA graduated wealth tax on people with $5 million or more would raise $2.5 trillion annually and could pay to contain the pandemic, invest in public health to prevent the next one, and lift millions out of poverty. Tax the rich.Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Good…
 
As the World Economic Forum outlines its “Davos agenda” this week, international charity organisation Oxfam spotlights the inequalities that exist across the world. In its “Ïnequality kills” report, it calls for a tax on the super rich to fund public health programmes, for instance, among other social sectors. Oxfam India chief Amitabh Behar hopes,…
 
Journalist and researcher Paolo Sorbello gives his take on events in Kazakhstan. He says that what is going on has a lot to do with inequality and lack of representation, with inflation and fuel prices being the prime mover. He comments on the effects of the pandemic which have led to millions of unemployed. The […]…
 
Stefanie Stantcheva, economist at Harvard University, founded the Social Economics Lab to study inequality, our feelings about it, and how policies influence it. She says when we estimate how much money our colleagues make or how much taxes impact us, we are often very far off from the truth. Her research also shows that our misconceptions are ofte…
 
Global warming means the world will need a lot more air conditioning - but will the AC just make global warming even worse?The Middle East already experiences peak temperatures over 50C, as the Kuwaiti social media influencer Ascia Alshammiri testifies. And things are only set to get worse. Ed Butler speaks to climatologist George Zittis, who says …
 
All week, we’ve been running “best of” episodes as part of our Taming Anxiety series – and this is the final episode in that series. Leslie Booker (who goes by Booker) is one of America’s leading dharma teachers. She’s worked with incarcerated and vulnerable youth, she’s done mindfulness and cognitive-based therapy work on Rikers Island, and she’s …
 
Watch on Rokfin / Rumble / BitChute / Brighteon Geopolitics & Empire · Jeff Nyquist: Fall of Communism Was Staged, We’re On The Road To East-West Convergence #256 Jeff Nyquist discusses the work of KGB defectors such as Anatoly Golitsyn and Yuri Bezmenov who warned that the Communists in the East (e.g. Russia and China) […]…
 
Watch on Rokfin / Rumble / BitChute / Brighteon Geopolitics & Empire · Jeff Nyquist: Fall of Communism Was Staged, We’re On The Road To East-West Convergence #256 Jeff Nyquist discusses the work of KGB defectors such as Anatoly Golitsyn and Yuri Bezmenov who warned that the Communists in the East (e.g. Russia and China) […]…
 
Art NFTs are disrupting the art market as we have known it, says Playform CEO Jennifer Chang in our first episode of 2022. In this episode, we explore how NFTs could solve the traditional art industry’s homogeneity and gatekeeper problem. We also unpack how blockchain and AI technology are bridging the gap between artist and supporter like never be…
 
By Amy Goodman & Denis MoynihanGrassroots movements must demand peace and diplomacy, now, before the outbreak of war.Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast ne…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
In this episode, I talk to Forward Party’s founder Andrew Yang about the future of American democracy. Andrew shares the insights he’s learned from his presidential and mayoral campaigns. His major realization is that America’s two-party system is designed for polarization and dysfunction. With the media and the internet further inciting division, …
 
The British Government says the BBC license fee, paid by millions of households, to finance its global broadcasting service, will be frozen for two years and wants a debate about future funding. So what are the options for the Corporation? Rob Young explores the way public service broadcasters are funded around the world and talks to Ismo Silvo, th…
 
Donald Trump is responsible for about 100,000 unnecessary deaths from Covid-19 during his presidency, according to scientists at The Lancet. John Nichols explains who in his administration made which of the deadly decisions, and who made money off of the pandemic: a topic he delves into in his new book, Coronavirus Criminals and Pandemic Profiteers…
 
Getting electric planes to take off, and the latest from the Nature Briefing. In this episode: 00:45 The challenges facing battery-powered flight While battery-powered cars are becoming increasingly common, the same cannot be said for aeroplanes. This week, a team of researchers look at the technical and economic challenges facing battery-powered f…
 
"I think that housing is just fundamental and it's, unfortunately, not really a right, right now in our country" - Dan Sawislak Since 1970 California has not been building enough housing especially affordable housing. The latest estimate of California's housing shortages ranges from 3 to 4 million housing units. This decades-long lack of housing im…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
In this Live Interview from 1/11, we talk with Derecka Purnell, author of 'Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom' about her new book, her personal journey of embracing an abolitionist model and how, in the midst of a full blown reactionary moment over a rise in murders, activists can address legitimate fears of crime …
 
Free Speech for People's Ben Horton: Effort Underway to Challenge Rep. Madison Cawthorn's Right to Run for Public Office Institute for Policy Studies's Chuck Collins: Taxing Extreme Global Wealth Could Lift 2.3 Billion People Out of Poverty Center for Media and Democracy's Alex Kotch: Koch Network Funds War on COVID Public Health Measures Bob Nixon…
 
Free Speech for People's Ben Horton: Effort Underway to Challenge Rep. Madison Cawthorn's Right to Run for Public Office Institute for Policy Studies's Chuck Collins: Taxing Extreme Global Wealth Could Lift 2.3 Billion People Out of Poverty Center for Media and Democracy's Alex Kotch: Koch Network Funds War on COVID Public Health Measures Bob Nixon…
 
From psychedelics to cyberculture, hippie communes to commercial startups, and the Whole Earth Catalog to the Long Now Foundation, Stewart Brand has not only been a part of many movements—he was there at the start. Now 83, he says he doesn’t understand why older people let their curiosity fade, when in many ways it’s the best time to set off on new…
 
The UK is engulfed in a cost of living crisis, from rising inflation to flat-lining wages and incoming tax rises. In addition, energy prices are set to rise steeply, affecting households up and down the country and especially those on lower incomes. This week, we're joined by Giles Wilkes a senior fellow at the Institute for Government and former s…
 
After sinking to historic lows in 2020, crude oil prices are climbing up once again on the back of economic recovery and rising demand. Brent crude prices have jumped from around the $70-mark at the end of last year to about $87 earlier this week, and prices are set to go up as tensions are rising between the US and Russia. This is certainly not go…
 
It’s no surprise to anyone that money talks in English football but lately it seems louder than ever. Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney recently bought a club in the English lower leagues, while the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund completed a controversial takeover of Newcastle United. Meanwhile, a founding club of the Premier L…
 
Last year, the Union Budget 2020-2021 saw announcements for the agri-sector including enhanced credit for the sector, higher allocation for micro-irrigation and raising duties on some farm products to protect the domestic growers. BusinessLine’ commodities editor tell us more on what is likely on the Agri-sector’s wishlist for Budget 2022-23.…
 
We are now in the third year of the Covid-19 pandemic and it looks like the Indian economy is slowly recovering from the ill effects of the pandemic. But uncertainties remain and the omicron variant threatens to curtain the recovery. The IMF has just cut India’s GDP growth rate for FY22, but has upped the growth projection for FY23 and FY24. Given …
 
This week, we’re sharing some of the best episodes in our archives about anxiety. Dr. Judson Brewer is a psychiatrist and deep dharma practitioner who argues that anxiety is a habit, and is one that you can unwind. This interview explores: what is anxiety; why Dr. Brewer views anxiety as a habit; how mindfulness can be harnessed to deal with anxiet…
 
Last year, The outlay for health was increased by 137 per cent to ₹2,23,846 crore in FY 2021-22 which included ₹64,180 crore for newly-announced PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Yojana and ₹35,000 crore for Covid vaccination. Businessline’s PT Jyothi Datta tells us more on What is it that India’s healthcare sector is looking forward to in Budget 2022-23.…
 
Gavin Esler talks with former Chancellor Ken Clarke & Baroness Shami Chakrabarti about the culture of contemporary politics, the need for action on wealth inequality, & the actions that can be taken to build a more respectful & honest politics. Across the Benches series brings together two MPs from different parties to discuss the values they have …
 
Jimi Olaghere feels like he’s been reborn after a pioneering new treatment for sickle cell disease. Scientists have engineered his blood to overcome the disease that left him in constant pain. I speak to Jimi about his experience and to his doctors about what this could mean for people with sickle cell around the world. Then we explore the headline…
 
Could aliens 'speak' in chemicals? Could they converse in electricity? Would they be able to hear us? In the absence of a Star Trek-style universal translator, how would you talk to an alien newly arrived on Planet Earth?Dr Hannah Little is a science communicator, linguist and comedian. She joins Michael Rosen for some fascinating thought experimen…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
A decade ago, the U.S. Supreme Court changed the rules on how businesses could donate to political campaigns. Since then, hundreds of millions of corporate dollars have been spent on local, state, and federal elections, often without transparency. Many CEOs and boards feel this is the only way they can curry favor with policymakers. Dorothy Lund, a…
 
Mexico's cartels are thriving, and finding innovative ways to smuggle drugs across the border into the US, despite law enforcement and the pandemic.Ed Butler speaks to Dr Irene Mia of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, who says the closing of borders due to Covid has provided the cartels with a surprising shot in the arm, as they ha…
 
Watch on Rokfin / Rumble / BitChute / Brighteon Geopolitics & Empire · Kees Van Der Pijl: The Virus Crisis is a Fraud & Cover for a Global Political Seizure of Power #255 Professor Kees van der Pijl discusses his new book which explains how the virus crisis is a fraud and cover for political […]By Geopolitics & Empire
 
Watch on Rokfin / Rumble / BitChute / Brighteon Geopolitics & Empire · Kees Van Der Pijl: The Virus Crisis is a Fraud & Cover for a Global Political Seizure of Power #255 Professor Kees van der Pijl discusses his new book which explains how the virus crisis is a fraud and cover for political […]By Geopolitics & Empire
 
Episode 81 was originally released on June 29, 2021. As we come towards the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, it's time to start looking at how the pandemic, alongside other big market forces, will shape health care in the future. In this episode, Rae sits down with Advisory Board's Nick Cericola to talk about how changing demographics could affect the…
 
Precision medicine is built on a platform of big data, or large data bases that permit analysis of correlations among environmental and personal factors, treatments, and health outcomes. Data bases that once included only paper records now include tissue samples, air and water samples, and more. There's vast potential for significant advances in he…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
The burgeoning field of precision public health is a tech-centric approach that looks to target public-health interventions to the specific people who need them. Precision approaches are taking off and its advocates say this concept promises to save money and lives. However, other researchers are concerned that as funders provide huge amounts of mo…
 
The Guilty Feminist presented by Deborah Frances-White and Sara Pascoe Episode 290: Survivors Leading Essential Education and Change with Megan Baker and Bryony Ball Recorded 12 January via Zoom. Released 24 January 2022 The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. More about Deborah Frances-White https://deborahfrances-whi…
 
Love it or hate it, but you've definitely heard it: the so-called "smooth jazz" of saxophonist Kenny G. Filmmaker Penny Lane talks about her documentary, Listening to Kenny G with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. They discuss the pursuit of perfection, the power of vulnerability in art, and why Kenny G is loved by the people and reviled by the critics.…
 
Demand for beauty tweakments - small changes to your appearance – as opposed to full on face changing plastic surgery, is soaring. Hours spent on video conferencing has forced people to constantly scrutinise their appearance, so what exactly are people having done and how much does it all cost? Elizabeth Hotson speaks to tweakments fan, Eddie Wunde…
 
This week, we're posting some of our best podcasts from the archives on a dragon many of us face internally – anxiety. The first episode of the series features Sara Bareilles. Sara Bareilles is a singer, songwriter, composer, and actor who earned Tony and Grammy Award nominations for her Broadway musical Waitress. She also stars in the show Girls5e…
 
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