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Sounds Like Hate is a podcast from the Southern Poverty Law Center that tells the stories of people and communities grappling with hate and searching for solutions. You will meet people who have been personally touched by hate, hear their voices and be immersed in the sounds of their world. And, you will learn about the power of people to change – or to succumb to their worst instincts. Season one takes a deep dive into the realities of hate in modern America: how it functions, how it spread ...
 
No White Saviors is an advocacy campaign lead by a majority female, majority African team of professionals based in Kampala, Uganda. Our collective experience in the development & the aid sector has lead us to a deep commitment to seeing things change in a more equitable & anti-racist direction. We have created the No White Saviors podcast as a way for us to expand the conversations we have been having on social media and on the ground. We will be diving deeper into important topics and invi ...
 
Join the newsletter at buildingthedream.substack.com! In 2016, we attempted a political revolution. It didn't work, but we managed to recruit Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, beat the third most powerful Democrat, and introduce the Green New Deal. So now what do we do to build an America where everyone thrives?
 
The ‘Gospel Con Carne’ is a gritty journey of Tex-Mex theology that explores the woundedness of society through untold stories of homelessness. Our host, Alan Graham, is the founder and CEO of Austin, TX-based Mobile Loaves and Fishes – a social outreach ministry that has been empowering communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless for more than two decades. Alan also is the lead visionary behind the innovative Community First! Village – the country’s only master-planned communi ...
 
Medicine is so much more than lab coats and stethoscopes. The research community at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine is a diverse group of humans, all working with their own unique motivations — and not all do so in a hospital setting. Get to know what gets these researchers amped about their jobs, what they’re doing, where they’re doing it, and why. Presented by the Office of Vice-Dean of Research, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
 
Whatever your business conundrum, there’s a TED Talk for that—whether you want to learn how to land that promotion, set smart goals, undo injustice at work, or unlock the next big innovation. Every Monday, host Modupe Akinola of Columbia Business School presents the most powerful and surprising ideas that illuminate the business world. After the talk, you'll get a mini-lesson from Modupe on how to apply the ideas in your own life. Because business evolves every day, and our ideas about it sh ...
 
Future Perfect explores provocative ideas with the potential to radically improve the world. We tackle big questions about the most effective ways to save lives, fight global warming, and end world poverty to create a more perfect future.In season 3, we explore how the meat we eat affects us all. In eight episodes, Vox's Dylan Matthews and Sigal Samuel examine how the way we eat is shaping animal lives, human lives, and the future of our planet. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
This is a conversation podcast by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB, author of ‘How Change Happens’ and Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of the agreed policies of either Oxfam or the LSE. https://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/
 
Have you ever had one of those gut wrenching moments where life ground you to your knees and you asked "WhyMe?". We all go through some form of adversity at different times in our lives and this podcast is all about discovering your stories and journeys from asking WhyMe to declaring this is why me. I your host Vera-Lee will speak with people from across the globe who will share with us how they moved from their WhyMe moment and recognised the opportunity to turn adversity into their unique ...
 
What I have done in this book, if I have correctly solved the great problem I have sought to investigate, is, to unite the truth perceived by the school of Smith and Ricardo to the truth perceived by the schools of Proudhon and Lasalle; to show that laissez faire (in its full true meaning) opens the way to a realization of the noble dreams of socialism; to identify social law with moral law, and to disprove ideas which in the minds of many cloud grand and elevating perceptions. (Summary by H ...
 
On Inequality Bites, we explore how we can make society more equal so that everyone can flourish. In each episode, Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust speaks to experts with learned and lived experience about the impact of socio-economic inequalities, and discusses solutions to overcome them.
 
Poverty Talk Podcast W// Lady Lue. You gotta have tuff skin, to listen in!! The coldest topics we sweep under the rug in the hood. Hood politics that creates a dialogue for my people to think about. My experiences with poverty, hunger, domestic abuse, gun violence, and other traumatic events, gave me the strength to be a voice for my people. This is my calling, I hope yall feel me! "Holding my people down and accountable is my Motto"!! You can debate with me, educate me, but never call me CRAZY!
 
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In just a matter of two months, India’s second wave of COVID-19 infections overwhelmed the second most populous nation in the world, with 100,000 deaths recorded during May. Behind the massive health crisis lurks an unprecedented threat to the job and food security of millions. UN News’s Anshu Sharma spoke to World Food Programme (WFP) Representati…
 
What is the best way to fight poverty? Heath Henderson, assistant professor of economics at Drake University, discusses a common answer. Heath Henderson is an assistant professor of economics in the College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University. Originally from Rochester, MN, he attended graduate school at American University in…
 
Economist Bruce Meyer of the University of Chicago talks about poverty with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. In recent years, a number of scholars have claimed that millions of Americans live in extreme poverty, akin to the standard of living in the poorest countries around the world. Meyer argues that these studies are based on flawed surveys or partic…
 
What's the best weapon to fight poverty in America? Speaker Paul Ryan spent his career in the House, and now as a private citizen, developing policies to help people rise out of poverty and make better lives for themselves. We talk about the moral foundations of capitalism, creating anti-poverty programs based on rigorous data and analysis (instead…
 
In a global context of widespread fears over Islamic radicalization and militancy, poor Muslim youth, especially those socialized in religious seminaries, have attracted overwhelmingly negative attention. In northern Nigeria, male Qur'anic students have garnered a reputation of resorting to violence in order to claim their share of highly unequally…
 
Musical Chairs American poverty is a bit like a game of musical chairs. The US only has good opportunities for 8 out of 10 Americans, meaning 2 people always lose. Instead of adding new opportunities or chairs, we shuffle the opportunities around, but 2 of every 10 people still end up without the opportunities. This shows that poverty is a result o…
 
What turns a developing country into a prosperous one? For years, Efosa Ojomo has been trying to answer this question. And what he has found – through starting his own nonprofit in Nigeria, doing research at Harvard Business School and writing a book called The Prosperity Paradox with Clay Christensen – reverses many of our existing ideas around ai…
 
Chef Andrew Gruel has a nuanced, pragmatic view of the causes behind America's current labor market shortage and minimum wage debate. So why does MSNBC's business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle hold so much contempt for him and every other small business owner? Chef Gruel joins us to break down the recent twitter spat with Stephanie, and the economi…
 
Author and economist Donald Shoup of UCLA talks about destructive parking policies with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Shoup argues that most parking policies inflict unseen damage on the economy. He urges cities to charge for curbside parking and use the proceeds to improve the neighborhood beyond the curb. Stroup also explains the surprising harm do…
 
Is there still beauty to be seen during tough times? Brian Treanor, professor of philosophy, environmental studies and Irish studies at Loyola Marymount University, examines the world to see. Brian Treanor is Charles S. Casassa Chair and Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University. He holds affiliate appointments in Environmental Studies…
 
We all know relationships are hard to manage. And our work relationships—tangled with power, status and interdependence—are no exception. Last week, we heard a talk from Katie Hood. Katie is the CEO of One Love, an organization that teaches students around the world about the signs of healthy and unhealthy love. She also has a long background in bu…
 
Eating with our eyes is no new concept, but can visual art itself inspire or alter the way we eat? and can food be used to help more people appreciate art? Jaega Wise meets artist, curator and gastronomy enthusiast Cedar Lewisohn to see his collection of artist's cookbooks, and hears how influential they have been. At Tate Modern, the idea of wanti…
 
Vera-Lee explores the concept of being a trained observer and how you really do have everything you need to best be YOU. Vera-Lee recommends Nothing to Prove: The Autobiography of Lee James Schraner Do you know the difference between and dream and a goal? Spoiler alert! It's the movement! The action you take. That's the big secret. That's where the…
 
You can get links to Fiona's books, workshops and videos here: https://thepositivehabit.com/about/ Thank you for listening to our podcast and if you would like to support us please visit our Patreon at www.patreon.com/thetwonorries - thank you. You can also contact us at contact@thetwonorriespodcast.com or follow us on social media.…
 
On this weeks episode we're joined by the wonderful Anne-Marie Qulligan and the return of James' wife, Gillian Butler. Anne-Marie is a social care worker and proud traveller woman and herself and Gillian talk about their experiences of growing up, their lives in education and the day to day difficulties travellers experience in the world due to rac…
 
In an era of rampant Islamophobia, literary representations of Muslims and anti Muslim bigotry tell us a lot about changing concepts of cultural difference. In Islamophobia and the Novel (Columbia University Press, 2018), Peter Morey, Professor at the University of Birmingham, analyzes how recent works of fiction have framed and responded to the ri…
 
What was COMSAT? Robert Edgell, professor of technology management at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, goes back to the Space Race to find out. Dr. Edgell is currently a Professor of Technology Management and Co-Director of the Joint Center for Creativity, Design, and Venturing at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. He directs Innovation Challenge New York (ICN…
 
On the final episode of The ZigZag Project, activist Stacey Abrams explains her short-term strategies for sticking to her long-term goals and Manoush shares data from surveying thousands of listeners about making a big career change. The project wraps up with one last assignment and Manoush’s favorite messages from listeners. It’s a tear jerker. Th…
 
In this week’s UN Catch-Up, we’re getting in touch with the natural world – a photo contest showing what animals make of COVID lockdowns…Plus, the week’s top news stories from UN News, including likely famine in Ethiopia’s Tigray and alarming coronavirus vaccine shortfalls in nearly all African nations. I’m your host in Geneva, Daniel Johnson, and …
 
Objectification Pride and greed are vices of domination that are at the root of sexual harassment and assault. Narcissistic gender pride casts women as objects to be used, instead of full human beings. This objectification has made it acceptable to subjugate women. Greed prevents holding the rich and powerful members of society accountable, often m…
 
The Cabo Delgado region of Mozambique has been plagued by insecurity since 2017, but this year has seen “multiple crises” impact the population there, after militant extremists overran the area around Pemba, killing dozens and displacing a third of the population. The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is one of the UN agencies providing relief on the gro…
 
We speak to Dr. Sophia Yen, entrepreneur and outspoken advocate for women’s reproductive health and empowerment. Dr. Yen founded a birth control startup to “just ship women birth control and keep shipping it until they tell us to stop.” She speaks frankly about sexual health, health justice, and the sexism she has experienced in her career.…
 
Todd H. Weir and Hugh McLeod, two leading historians of religion, have teamed up to edit a volume in the Proceedings of the British Academy that explores how conflicts between secular worldviews and religions shaped the history of the 20th century. With contributions considering case studies relating to Judaism, Christianity, Islam, atheism and com…
 
The eyes of fish could help us see the light again. Jenny Lenkowski, associate professor of biological sciences at Goucher College, explains why. After receiving her bachelor’s degree at Brown University, Dr. Lenkowski taught in China then worked as a research technician at Tufts Medical School before returning to graduate school. She completed her…
 
Work-based learning opportunities, like internships and apprenticeships, are a critical component to many career and technical education programs. They can help participants develop critical skills for in-demand careers. The abrupt shift to virtual education caused by the pandemic hit these programs especially hard. In this episode, Leigh Parise ta…
 
After thinking she had lost every family member she had ever known and loved, everything changed when this week's guest on the Gospel Con Carne podcast, Leatha, received a Facebook message from a man saying he was her father. For more than a decade, Leatha thought her father was dead, and she had been alone. After living on the streets for almost f…
 
New Upstream Journal article and podcast episode explores why current legislation does not prevent human rights abuse, what the European Union due diligence legislation will change, and what you can do at a personal level to protect human and environmental rights. Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/ca/fundraiser/charity/3573865)…
 
Yesterday our famously divided Senate passed a bill. Not just a bill to rename a post office but a bill that aims to help the US compete with China for world domination. We had the chance to sit down with Samuel Hammond of the Niskanen Center to discuss what exactly is in "The Endless Frontiers Act". We talk about where it hits the mark and where i…
 
Gil Carvalho, MD PhD is a medical doctor, research scientist, science communicator. Dr. Carvalho trained as a medical doctor in the University of Lisbon, in his native Portugal, and later obtained a PhD in Biology from Caltech (California Institute of Technology). He has published peer-reviewed medical research spanning the fields of genetics, mole…
 
It’s Pride Month, which means cities across the country will be having parades and other festivities, albeit scaled-down versions. In New York and several other cities, parade organizers have said uniformed police officers may not march as a group. Organizers say the move acknowledges that a Pride march isn’t just a celebration and that it began as…
 
Stone Mountain, Georgia, sometimes called the “Mount Rushmore of the Confederacy,” is home to one of the largest stone carvings in the world: An image of Confederate leaders Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson is etched into the side of the mountain. “Monumental Problems,” Part III, focuses on Stone Mountain and the “Lost Cause” na…
 
Is there another planet like Earth? Dimitra Atri, research scientist at the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Space Science, looks through the telescope to find out. Dimitra Atri is an Astrophysicist at the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Space Science where he leads the Mars Research Group along with Prof. K.R. Sreenivasan. The overarching theme of his research i…
 
**Content Note - this episode contains some references to being suffocated with a pillow, sexual assault, domestic violence and abuse. Dr Adrienne Maclain loves connecting – through her podcast That’s Aloud and through writing her books, starting with her memoir, Melting Ivory – Life happens for you, not to you and her new release step-by-step guid…
 
Dave Schryver is the CEO of the American Public Gas Association, which represents about 1,000 municipally and publicly-owned natural gas distribution systems. In this episode, Schryver tells Robert that the gas business is “under attack like never before,” how the gas grid contributes to energy reliability and efficiency, and why his group will “ne…
 
They say chivalry is dead. Is that a good thing? Jennifer Wollock, professor of English at Texas A&M University, discusses why it may not be. Jennifer Goodman Wollock, literary historian, daughter of a World War II Navy veteran who served on the Missouri, studies the intrepid men and women of the Middle Ages who reimagined chivalry and courtly love…
 
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