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Explore history's interlocking lives and events. Turn back the clock, one story at a time. Discover how various strands are woven together to create a historic figure, a big idea or an unthinkable tragedy. From OZY Media. History. Unwound.
 
Part rant-o-riffic cross talk from the edge, part no-holds-barred delving into the dark stuff often left unsaid, complete with a soundtrack to die for, OZY CONFIDENTIAL is a SXSW for people, personalities and weirdly wild notions about what we reveal and what we most want to conceal. OZY's Editor-at-Large Eugene S. Robinson gets heavy, deep and real with everyone from a world-renowned Nietzsche scholar who left behind a Ph.D. for life as a crack addict to a suicidal former Marine who found r ...
 
Have you ever been tempted to start your own business, but given up because you assumed it was too expensive? Learn from the creatively resourceful entrepreneurs who are shaking up their industries, emboldening their communities and effecting positive change and who realized the value of a dollar and the infinite possibilities it holds.
 
The new and the next is in OZY's DNA. In our newest podcast, The Future of X, OZY fast-forwards 50 years to explore the industries and domains that will shape our world, and some of the dreamers doing the shaping. In our first season, we explored healthcare in 2069. Next up? The future of the workplace.
 
It takes bold visionaries risking everything to create some of the most recognizable brands on the planet. The Food That Built America, based on the hit documentary series from The HISTORY® Channel, tells the extraordinary true stories of industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized the food industry and transformed American life and culture in the process.
 
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Resorting to its preferred diplomatic tactic, whataboutism, China slammed Canada for historical injustice against Indigenous people after the latter called for an investigation into abuses in Xinjiang. Democrats have vowed to continue the struggle for voting rights after Republicans in the Senate blocked their ambitious bill. And find out how a sch…
 
When I think of TikTok, the scream factory in Monsters, Inc. comes to mind. The app is a conveyor belt of doors, opening and closing, on some strange reality. You can quickly find yourself reeling from information overload — from real estate gurus and religious evangelists, to kink lovers and fashion trendsetters. That is, dear friend, until the al…
 
What is the issue that Bush-era Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, progressive representative Katie Porter, Trump Advisor Mica Mosbacher and BLM activist Chi Ossé can agree on? The need for a more just #education system. For the next episode of Real Talk, Real Change from The Carlos Watson Show and #Chevrolet, we take a unique look at education i…
 
Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, say the historic voting rights act before the Senate today is vitally important for maintaining the country's democracy, but it looks set to be blocked by a Republican filibuster. Cambodia has clamped down on environmental activists using spurious Lèse-majesté laws. And New York? Paris? You might …
 
When news broke last month that the remains of at least 215 children had been found at the largest residential school in Canada’s westernmost province, many began wondering whether the discovery was just the tip of the iceberg. South of the Canadian border, hundreds and perhaps thousands of children are believed to have died in church- and governme…
 
Ethiopians head to the polls today in elections seen as a test for President Abiy Ahmed amid a bitter conflict in northern Tigray region. U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan says preventing Iran from developing its nuclear program is a top priority for the administration and is unlikely to be changed by the election of hardliner Ebrahim Ra…
 
An unstoppable force and global pop icon in the late 1990s and 2000s, the trappings of fame have hit singer Britney Spears hard in the years since. Crippling anxiety combined with punishing, sordid attention thrust upon her by paparazzi and others fueled a much-publicized breakdown in 2007 and 2008. That then saw her placed in a legal conservatorsh…
 
Dads play only a bit part in raising children, right? WRONG! As you’ll find in today’s Daily Dose, a growing cache of research shows that fathers are getting ever more involved in their children’s lives. Not only is the idea of the attentive, present father a fairly recent concept, it’s one with virtually no precedent in the animal kingdom. Conside…
 
Iranians don't really have much choice in today's presidential election, with many reformists unable to run, and all but one of the four candidates hardliners. Obama's legacy is safe after the Supreme Court ruled against a Republican challenge to the Affordable Care Act. And Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is in a war of words with a forme…
 
America’s original sin — slavery — may have been outlawed more than 150 years ago, but it’s far from an arcane issue that was put to rest centuries ago. It still plagues the soul of that nation, and beyond, with its many modern-day iterations — whether in West Africa, the Gulf or on cruise ships — a crushing reality for countless misfortunate peopl…
 
There's been a new flare-up in violence in the Middle East, despite Israel's new coalition government, with Hamas militants sending incendiary balloons into Israel, which responded with airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. A federal judge has dealt a blow to President Biden's climate change agenda, ruling against his suspension of new oil and gas leases. …
 
Pop music blaring from car stereos, sizzling street food and stylishly dressed women and men strutting about town . . . this sounds like a normal day in New York, right? But in fact, this is actually describing the neighborhoods of Tehran set against the snowcapped backdrop of the Elburz Mountains. As Iran votes for its next president on Friday, th…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the world’s first modern public health crisis — Zika, Ebola, SARS, MERS and HIV preceded it. Yet its rapid spread, global reach and repeated waves have changed the world in ways that are impossible to have imagined 16 months ago. Nearly 4 million people have died from the virus. Now, epidemiologists are already preparing…
 
NATO has warned that China presents "challenges" to the international rules-based order, after similar discussions at the G-7. Reporters leave a press conference in Belarus after a detained dissident is brought out apparently "under duress." And the patriarch of the world's largest family has died in India, leaving behind 94 children.…
 
No more Netanyahu. After 12 years in power, a new ragtag Israeli coalition has ousted Benjamin Netanyahu, replacing him with right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett as Prime Minister. After urging world leaders to get tough on China at the G-7 meeting in England, U.S. President Joe Biden heads to Brussels today for the NATO summit. And he's top dog …
 
How about a little good pandemic news? While Black Americans have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 — getting sick, losing family members, suffering unemployment — there have also been those in the community bringing strength and hope. To celebrate Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day when enslaved people in Texas were freed — two and …
 
Dozens of former Uyghur detainees have told Amnesty International of the abuse they suffered in Chinese internment camps, with the rights body calling it "dystopian." Britain and the U.S. have reaffirmed their "special relationship" in a renewed version of the Atlantic Charter. And, world leaders are set to toast marshmallows on the beach at the G-…
 
As we draw closer to Juneteenth on June 19, the anniversary of the day when enslaved people in Texas were emancipated — two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Today’s Daily Dose highlights some fascinating podcasts exploring the issues of racial injustice and equality, as well as the latest in audio-related news from a…
 
Carlos talks to actor, writer, director and star of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Rob McElhenney about how It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia came to be, what it’s like to own a sports franchise, his show Mythic Quest and conversations he’s had surrounding race and racial injustice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastne…
 
After the horrific violence of Election Day, 1920, in Ocoee, Florida, hundreds of Black families fled the town, never to return. White farmers took ownership of their lands. And the crimes of the mobs of white vigilantes - lynching, murders, arson, theft - were covered up for almost a century. Until now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://…
 
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