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Tune in every week to catch interviews with the liveliest voices from literature, the arts, sciences, history, and public affairs; reports on cutting-edge works in progress; long-form narratives; and compelling excerpts from new books. A podcast from The American Scholar magazine. Hosted by Stephanie Bastek.
 
The Centre for Corporate Public Affairs is a membership-based organisation acknowledged internationally as a thought leader by business leaders, academics and professionals working in the field of corporate public affairs in the Asia-Pacific region. Each episode examines an aspect of best practice in corporate public affairs internationally, providing insight and guidance to public affairs practitioners working in corporations, connecting public affairs practitioners with ideas and practical ...
 
Current strategies to successfully influence public policy and engage in advocacy, even in unpredictable times. Discover how to make real connections with elected officials and key decision influencers and how to effectively tell your story for maximum benefit. Join host Cori Henderson, MPA to learn the secrets used by public affairs professionals so you can raise your organization’s profile and have your voice heard by policymakers for the right reasons. Because 2020 made it clear that no o ...
 
Houston Matters is a radio program airing weekdays at 9 am on Houston Public Media News 88.7 FM in Houston. During each hour, we’ll investigate the issues and ideas, people and places that make Houston…well…Houston! We’ll talk about current events, politics, education, health care, the environment, business, transportation, arts and culture, literature, sports and leisure. But we also hope that what we do each day on Houston Matters serves as the beginning of a conversation — one we hope you ...
 
Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
Moyers & Company was a weekly hour of compelling and vital conversation about life and the state of American democracy, featuring some of the best thinkers of our time. A range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers bring context, insight and meaning to important topics. The series occasionally included Bill Moyers' own timely and penetrating essays on society and government. (2012-2015)
 
Live From Trenton focuses on issues affecting New Jersey. . The show is hosted by Tom Cosentino, Account Director of MWW based in Trenton, NJ and an adjunct professor at Rider University. Cosentino has been a public relations executive for more than 25 years, working on behalf of clients on a national and regional level.
 
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For her final show before taking parental leave, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow talks to one of her all-time favorite poets, Andrea Gibson. They talk about identity, gender, and what it means to create art. During the hour, Andrea does two live readings of their poems “Your Life” and “America Reloading.” Andrea Gibson is a poet and activist based in Co…
 
This episode of Very Public Affairs interrogates the challenges of managing corporate public affairs teams, issues, and crises remotely. Executive Director Wayne Burns is joined by Tony Cudmore, Group Sustainability & Public Policy Officer at BHP, and John Short, Leader, Communications & Corporate Responsibility at LIXL who in their current roles h…
 
Historical fiction can be a powerful tool to explore the individual people who have shaped our pasts. But why has it not caught on in India? What comprises good historical fiction, and what does it teach us about history and how we see it? Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to journalist and author Rajat Ubhaykar, author of Truck De India!: A Hitchhiker's Gu…
 
Economist Marianna Mazzucato returns to The Agenda with her new book, "Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism." In it, she argues that society's most pressing problems - from the pandemic to climate change - must be tackled in an all-out "moonshot" effort, a reference to the 1960s U.S. quest to get a man on the moon. See omnystudi…
 
Why is the human voice the most efficient, effective means of communication ever devised? Why is speech the single most complex activity humans can perform? Canadian journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker John Colapinto explains this, and much more, in his latest book "This is the Voice," inspired by a vocal injury he sustained while singing…
 
June 19, 1865 - the day that the enslaved in Texas finally got the news of the Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery in the United States ...two and a half years after the proclamation went into effect! The commemoration of that day is called Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day and Emancipation Day. We learn the…
 
The attitudes of young Australian women are changing, and fast, on everything from marriage to kids and home ownership.That's according to one of the biggest surveys that gets done in this country.Australia Talks, a survey by Vox Pop labs in conjunction with the ABC, spoke to more than 60,000 Australians about what keeps them up at night.Today on t…
 
Last year we met Elmhurst gardener Nicole Virgil, who was fighting for the right to put up a hoop house in her garden. A hoop house is an inexpensive way to help extend the growing season. It protects the crops from the wind and snow and can keep the soil from freezing. Virgil took her fight all the way to the state legislature. Curious City’s Moni…
 
Nearly 60% of the price you pay for petrol goes to the Union and State Governments as taxes. As petrol prices hover around Rs. 100 per litre in many cities, there is a call for bringing petrol under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Anupam Manur and Pranay Kotasthane discuss the potential benefits of this and how it can be achie…
 
A highly anticipated Pentagon report on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) - also known as UFOs - has raised lots of interest from astronomers, journalists, and even former president Barack Obama. The Canadian military has documents of reported UFO sightings going back decades. What explains this? Is it proof of extraterrestrial life? Or, a foreig…
 
There's one Tamil asylum seeker family that's put the Government in a very uncomfortable position lately.The Muragappans, known more widely as the Biloela family after the small Queensland town they lived in for years, have been trying to win the right to stay in Australia for almost a decade.The family has been on Christmas Island since 2018, and …
 
Budjette Tan, the co-creator of the Trese comics once worked for an ad agency & now works for Lego in Denmark. He joins us to talk about the inspiration behind Trese, its journey from being a passion project to becoming the first Filipino Netflix original animated series, and its overall impact on pop culture. This interview was recorded on June 14…
 
On Wednesday's Houston Matters: ERCOT is warning the electricity grid could struggle to handle energy demand through Friday because of the intense heat. Are we at risk for the heatwave version of February’s freeze? Also this hour: We discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup. Then, as more and more workers return to the office, we dis…
 
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference was held earlier this month and had some interesting implications for both privacy and how the company is going to operate globally. Manoj Kewalramani talks to Rohan Seth to consider what this might mean for crucial markets like India and China. Links mentioned in the podcast: https://www.amazon.in/Hatching-T…
 
How much do you love baseball? Could you go to a game every month? How about every week? Well, Dale Jacobs and Heidi LM Jacobs love baseball so much, they decided to take in 50 games in one summer, and all the games took place within a 100-mile radius of their home in Windsor, Ont. They wrote about their experience in "100 Miles of Baseball: 50 Gam…
 
Tax collections are projected to rise sharply in Wisconsin, giving the state government an unexpected windfall. What can they do with the money—and what should they do? The Wisconsin Policy Forum recently released a report about this called “A Golden Opportunity for Wisconsin.” In it, they write that Wisconsin has a “once-in-a-generation chance to …
 
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