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We are combatting fake news, media bias and conspiracy theories.Information is as readily available as ever. But more than ever, you can't believe everything you hear. The internet and even the mainstream media is full of bias, disinformation and misinformation. MisINformation Nation arms you with deeper insight to the information about the world you live in today, with the views not always on the news.
 
A close examination of language — its power to inform and misinform, to elucidate and obfuscate — from renowned Columbia University linguistics professor John McWhorter. A true polymath, McWhorter analyzes the words and phrases that dominate our discourse and make the headlines. For extra content, including bonus episodes and written columns, please consider becoming a paying subscriber to Booksmart Studios! http://www.booksmartstudios.org/subscribe www.booksmartstudios.org
 
A jaunty walk through the burning ruins of the old world, the one we all live in now, and a guide to avoiding the worst pitfalls along the road to a better world. It Could Happen Here season 1 ended with the possibility of a second civil war. It Could Happen Here Daily with Robert Evans, accepts collapse as a given, and tries to provide a roadmap to survival.
 
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Is that a fact?

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Is that a fact?

The News Literacy Project

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"Is that a fact?" is produced by the non-partisan national education non-profit the News Literacy Project. It seeks to inform listeners about news literacy issues that affect their lives through informative conversations with experts working to combat misinformation.
 
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Decoding the Gurus

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Decoding the Gurus

Christopher Kavanagh and Matthew Browne

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An exiled Northern Irish anthropologist and a hitchhiking Australian psychologist take a close look at the contemporary crop of 'secular gurus', iconoclasts, and other exiles from the mainstream, offering their own brands of unique takes and special insights. Leveraging two of the most diverse accents in modern podcasting, Chris and Matt dig deep into the claims, peek behind the psychological curtains, and try to figure out once and for all... What's it all About? Join us, as we try to puzzl ...
 
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
Friends Roberto Cajigas and Elise Bahk record their every day conversations to create a podcast that will make you laugh as they discuss topics ranging from relationships to money and everything in between. Roberto and Elise bring you along into their respective busy married lives raising five kids (Roberto has two girls and Elise has three boys!) in a segment they call How Was Your Week This Week. In Favorites they give you recommendations on things they are currently loving and sometimes.. ...
 
In the Evidence Based Birth® podcast, we cover the research evidence on hot topics about pregnancy and childbirth! Our mission is to raise the quality of childbirth care globally, by putting accurate, evidence based research into the hands of families and communities, so they can make informed, empowered choices.
 
Katie and Morgan, best friends and proud American feminists, break down the political issues you need to know without the misinformation that you don't. We cover everything from fake news, to Jeffrey Epstein, to vaccine distribution. Whether you're a seasoned political expert or ESPECIALLY if you're brand new to politics, there's something for you. Let's make America into the multiracial democracy we know she can be. Our signature move is calling out the misogyny and white supremacy of our p ...
 
Each week, Foreign Policy’s Amy Mackinnon, will recommend one podcast from around the world, interview the host, and play an excerpt. This curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person. S ...
 
Amateur podcast hosts Mandie, Kat and sometimes Molly ask for you to join them for their weekly Tuesday Night Shit Show where they discuss all that is curious, inexplicable or just plain funny. Their information is moderately researched and borderline entertaining. So whether you are looking for a good laugh or to learn about subjects you wouldn't normally search for, you are in the right place! A huge thank you to Brian Stone from the band "Such Marvelous Monsters" who wrote our theme song ...
 
The Hagmann Report provides news and information based on a combination of exclusive investigative work, proprietary sources and contacts and qualified guests open source material. The Hagmann Report will never be encumbered by political correctness or held hostage to an agenda of revisionist history. The Hagmann Report broadcasts live weekdays 7-10pm et.
 
The Lawfare Podcast features discussions with experts, policymakers, and opinion leaders at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. On issues from foreign policy, homeland security, intelligence, and cybersecurity to governance and law, we have doubled down on seriousness at a time when others are running away from it. Visit us at www.lawfareblog.com. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/lawfare. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Rethink Talks

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Rethink Talks

Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

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From pandemics to production supply chains: how do we make sense of the complex world we live in? Every month, we bring together the best thinkers and practitioners within resilience thinking and sustainability science, to discuss how we can achieve a sustainable planet that enables well-being for all. Rethink talks provides you with the latest science on global development. Subscribe to our podcast by searching for “Rethink Talks” on Spotify or any of the major podcast platforms. Read more: ...
 
Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent.
 
Tim Ozman is the host of Infinite Plane Radio As the editor in chief of the Fake World News tabloid and host of the Flat Earth Report podcast, he has been at the cutting edge of conspiracy analysis and mainstream media deconstruction since 2017. Infinite Plane Society is a growing think tank comprised of like-minded individuals and suspected thought criminals. SIGN UP FOR LIVE NOTIFICATIONS http://infiniteplanesociety.com
 
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer officially announces his retirement, and President Biden reaffirms his vow to name a Black woman to the Supreme Court. A Tennessee school board unanimously bans a book about the Holocaust. And a new study claims our gas stoves are leaking more methane than previously thought -- even when they're not running.…
 
Late last week and early this week saw fighting between Islamic State fighters and Syrian democratic forces after the Islamic State attempted a jailbreak of a Kurdish prison containing significant numbers of alleged Islamic State fighters. The makeshift jail housed Syrians, Iraqis, and also alleged fighters from Western Europe and North Africa. It'…
 
This week a bonus Gurometer episode has sneaked out from behind the golden curtain of the DTG Patreon pay wall. We aren't out of the Rogan-verse yet. Our last task is to try and scientifically quantify the precise guru nature of the two good doctors using our patented Gurometer instrument. Are they guru wannabes, mid-tier, or high level? Join us to…
 
CBS News senior foreign correspondent Holly Williams, currently on assignment in Kyiv, Ukraine, joins Major for a chat about her experience covering the Russian build up of forces along Ukraine's border and her life as a reporter in conflict zones. She recently spent time reporting quite literally in the trenches on the frontlines. Holly also share…
 
“They are literally killing their viewers. I don’t think there’s any doubt about that,” says The New Abnormal co-host Andy Levy. “It was really interesting to see actual correlations between Trump voting counties and Fox News viewership and rates of death from COVID. It’s just amazing what they're doing." “Fox News has one job, right?” says Molly. …
 
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In this NewsReal short, Joe and Niall discuss a recent Freedom of Information request in the UK which revealed the official number of those who died there in 2020 and 2021 from Covid-19. That is, it reveals the 'excess deaths' during the two years of the 'pandemic' - deaths that could not be attributed to other underlying causes. Dr. John Campbell,…
 
RESEARCH ON THE DARK SIDE OF FL4T EARTH Infinite Plane Radio 1/26/22 From The Desk Of Tim Ozman 1/27/22: Elon Musk May Have Caused Real Life Moonfall Space junk from a 2015 launch is about to impact the moon where it will explode. This is happening now as Moonfall is released in theatres, the plot of which has to do with something knocking the moon…
 
When it comes to dealing with adversity, Scout Bassett has had more than her fair share. Born in Nanjing, China, she was abandoned after losing her leg in a fire when she was around 18 months old. At age seven she was adopted by a family in the United States and had to adjust to a new language and new culture. Despite her disability, Bassett was al…
 
14:10 | Decent Work and Health Network's Dr. Gaibrie Stephen unpacks how without paid sick leave many workers are forced to choose between protecting public health by staying home and going to work sick to support themselves and their families. 43:08 | Ryan welcomes members of the "former mayors club" to Real Talk. Calgary's 36th mayor Naheed Nensh…
 
As we’ve discussed on the show, online advertisements are the shifting, unstable sand on which the contemporary internet is built. And one of the many, many ways in which the online ad ecosystem is confusing and opaque involves how advertisers can find their ads popping up alongside content they’d rather not be associated with—and, all too often, n…
 
Google: Goodbye FLOC, hello Topics. German publishers raise new opposition to Google's third-party cookie plans. Google proposes a new way to track people around the Web. Again. Why Amazon is ramping up its push for legalizing marijuana. FLoC is dead. But Topics won't fix Google's ad targeting problems. IRS Will Require Facial Recognition Scans to …
 
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