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Equal parts "Mad Max" and "The Stand," this post apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on a adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30+ actors, cinematic sound design and original music. Winner of Mark Time Award for sci-fi audio and finalist in Romania ...
 
What is happening to our economy and our politics? Are we stuck forever in this corporate dystopia? What can we learn from the failures of radical politics over the last 100 years? Commandante Alpha talks in depth to experts from the fields of Political Economy, Politics, Science, Philosophy, Complexity, Mathematics, Music, and the Environment.
 
Peak City CBD was founded by an organic chemist, Matt Weschler. After working in the electron microscopy industry for over 20 years, it was time for a new challenge. The science of CBD, as well as real-life stories of its importance and impact in people’s lives, are what intrigued us and spurred the formation of Peak City CBD. We decided to get more involved in helping people (and pets!). We wanted to help bring something good to the booming, healthful CBD industry. Peak City CBD is doing it ...
 
The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.
 
Grid Connections is about how our electrical grid is becoming the intersection between the next generation of electric transportation, new digital technologies, and grid infrastructure. Join us as we learn about these topics in discussions with experts and leaders ranging from C-Suite executives to industry regulators.
 
This award-winning series explores The Future of Everything. What can we expect of next week, next year, next century? What will we eat, drive, wear, live in, vote for, want to buy, and want to avoid? What mistakes of the past will we make again, and which ones have we learned from? From the next tick of the clock to the ultimate end of the universe, every subject is fair game. Composed of interviews and essays, it's hosted by the author and futurist Stephen Euin Cobb. Guests include: famous ...
 
Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.
 
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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show Podcast. The podcast focuses on economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to getting the real story out to the world.
 
Whether through a love of wellbeing and nature, breakthroughs in science and tech, excelling in sport or outstanding achievements in the arts, all of my guests have incredible stories of pushing boundaries and perceptions. With insights into the challenges they have overcome, plus their tools and techniques for success, we uncover the lifestyle choices that really pack a punch.
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
Join entrepreneur, technology investor, and self-experimenter Kevin Rose as he explores new ways to reach peak personal and professional performance. In this "podcast for the curious," Kevin interviews technologists, scientists, meditators, self-experimenters, and productivity hackers to discover insights that you can incorporate into daily life. Time Magazine calls him one of the "Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web," and Bloomberg lists him as a "Top 25 Angel Investor." Kevin has app ...
 
TV Show Host, Investment Advisor, 4x Award Winning Children finance Author, International Speaker & military veteran Prince Dykes was introduced to finances while serving as a logistics specialist on submarines in the US Navy. He earn an Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s in Business Administration, Series 65, Series 63, insurance licenses and Certified Financial Educator Instructor while serving. In 2013 he founded Royal Financial Investment Group and the highly successful YouTube channel, ...
 
Probiotics is a major global industry. But like any industry, it had to have a beginning. Natasha Trenev is the daughter of an Eastern European family where the manufacturing of yogurt was a generational business. When Natasha emigrated to the US in the 1960’s, she brought with her 750 years of family experience with probiotics – and introduced the science (and the term itself) to her new country. Today, Natasha’s California-based Natren, Inc. is the recognized pioneer in probiotics and comp ...
 
In The Binge Factor podcast for aspiring podcasters and seasoned podcasters, podcast strategist Tracy Hazzard explores whether your podcast has what it takes to create and grow a bingeable podcast – where listeners binge on your every word and get to know, like, and trust you in an accelerated way. The Binge Factor is that strategic key to making your show irresistible, influential, authority-building, and successful. Tracy’s unique gift to the podcasting and branding world is being able to ...
 
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US oil prices peaked to $81 a barrel for the first time in two months, reflecting stronger consumption than many observers had expected. Saskatoon-based Vendasta Technologies announced its second acquisition since the software company dropped plans to go public in favour of financing, per The Globe and Mail. Canada’s annual pace of inflation has be…
 
My guest today is Dr Adam Batenah. Adam became a doctor of internal medicine and an oncology registrar to help people live longer, healthier lives, but the relentless pace of the medical field meant he spent more time prescribing pills than preventing disease. He knew there had to be a better solution, and now spends a lot of his time looking into …
 
(5:27) - The guys kick off the second hour diving into the possibility of a four-day work week after UK companies launched a campaign to test out the altered work schedule. (15:56) - Chuck's wife tried Chipotle for the first time ever, which leads to a discussion about rising fast food prices across the country. (29:13) - A class at UPenn's busines…
 
(3:10) - Chuck and Mike start Friday's show with a conversation about how earnings could make or break markets, citing Peloton and Netflix's plunge as a damper on major indices. (18:00) - Talking about how a bill aimed to regulate big tech made it through a senate committee yesterday on a 16-6 bipartisan vote. Will the bill make it all the way thro…
 
Netflix stock is down almost 20 percent in futures trading, and according to the streaming giant’s latest quarterly report, we know that subscriber growth slowed dramatically last year from the blockbuster numbers in 2020, when so many of us where staying home and leaned on Netflix for entertainment. Christopher Low discusses mortgage rates and the…
 
From the BBC World Service: Two of the world’s biggest energy companies, Total Energies and Chevron, are leaving Myanmar amid concerns about human rights abuses following last year’s military coup. Plus: Toyota is hit with production delays. And, can insects become a bigger go-to food staple globally?…
 
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have continued to rise. One sticking point is Russia’s crucial role in supplying natural gas to Europe through Ukraine and what a military conflict would mean for that gas. Another is the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which was built to carry natural gas from Russia to Europe – and circumvent Ukraine. The pipeline, whi…
 
Canadian and US trucking industries are grappling with driver shortages, straining already-fragile supply chains. Facebook’s parent company Meta could be making its first foray into the non-fungible token (NFT) market. Amazon will open its first physical clothing store in Los Angeles later this year. Celebrating something? Let us know for a shoutou…
 
Even before the pandemic, the economy was seeing a shift to automation as companies looked for cheaper, more efficient ways to build their products or serve more customers. Now, the pandemic has led to staffing shortages in multiple industries and has accelerated the trend, which means in the future you may be more likely to order your food with a …
 
Temperatures in Texas are tumbling this week, and occasional host Andy Uhler is getting flashbacks from last year’s deep freeze. We’ll talk about what Texas has and hasn’t done to prevent another disaster. Plus, we’re feeling a little hollowed out after we learned what some college students think the average American earns. To lighten the mood, we …
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently upgraded their guidance on face masks: Nix the cloth or surgical masks in favor of N95s or KN95s. But not all masks are created equal. On today’s show, we hear from a “mask nerd” about how consumers can be discerning when shopping for face coverings online. Plus: Why unemployment claims are ba…
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently upgraded their guidance on face masks: Nix the cloth or surgical masks in favor of N95s or KN95s. But not all masks are created equal. On today’s show, we hear from a “mask nerd” about how consumers can be discerning when shopping for face coverings online. Plus: Why unemployment claims are ba…
 
After a post covid lull, we welcome to the show Prof Helen Scott, editor of the Haymarket books version of the Rosa Luxemburg classics ‘Reform or Revolution’ and ‘The Mass Strike’. In this episode we discuss ‘Reform of Revolution’, Rosa’s text which critiqued ‘Evolutionary Socialism’, the seminal revisionist work of the dark lord of reform within t…
 
(1:25) - Chuck and Mike start the second hour talking about Peloton insiders who sold nearly $500 million in company stock before it plunged last year. (12:54) - Touching on both United and American airlines, both of which reported earnings and cited Omicron as a disruption to both travel and staffing. (23:09) - The guys try and dissect what Amazon…
 
(5:01) - The guys kick off the show discussing the Biden administration's recognition of high inflation, and how President Biden is in favor of the Fed tightening policy. (11:23) - Taking a look at the Chinese economy, where the central bank is doing the opposite of the Federal Reserve in the U.S.: Cutting rates. (24:46) - A deep dive into the hous…
 
We’ve been chronicling the trend of younger people getting into stock trading via their phones, which has led to some interesting results, such as last year’s GameStop frenzy. Critics say the more trading stocks feels like a game, the bigger risks people take with their money. Diane Swonk talks the markets with us after data on jobless numbers refl…
 
The Senate Judiciary Committee takes up two bills today aimed at reining in the power of Big Tech companies such as Google and Apple. One bill would force tech giants to open up their app stores to more competition. The other would bar them from favoring their own apps and services. Rising prices haven’t stopped people from buying products from big…
 
From the BBC World Service: Authorities in Peru say a tanker spill has caused an “ecological disaster” with hundreds of dead animals. Government officials have urged Repsol, the Spanish refinery operator, to do more to help cleanup efforts. Plus, a cyberattack on the International Red Cross exposes half a million vulnerable people. And, there are c…
 
Show Notes: Toronto-based password manager 1Password raised US$620 million round, marking the largest round raised by a Canadian company. In another effort to rein in the US’ biggest tech companies, the White House is weighing support for the bipartisan American Innovation and Choice Online Act, a bill designed to stop big tech companies from stifl…
 
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