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Since its origins, democracy has been a work in progress. Today, many question its resilience. How to Fix Democracy, a collaboration of the Bertelsmann Foundation and Humanity in Action, explores practical solutions for how to address the increasing threats democracy faces. Host Andrew Keen interviews prominent international thinkers and practitioners of democracy. Their conversations are designed to provoke discussion and curiosity about the state and future of democracy across the globe.
 
Healthy building expert Andrew Pace uses his 25+ years experience to produce this weekly podcast, dedicated to the discussion and education of home health and human wellness. With over 20,000 satisfied clients all over the world, Andrew has a keen awareness of the issues relating to chemical sensitivity, green building, mold remediation and toxicity reduction. As a healthy home consultant, Andrew continues to be sought after to assist on projects all over the world, but his true passion is t ...
 
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
If you're not thriving at your highest level, The Renaissance Humans Podcast can help. We're all about scientifically-supported methods of overcoming chronic disease, reaching new levels of vitality, becoming happier and more efficient, and ratcheting up your athletic performance. We talk about plant-based diets and lifestyle and mental performance improvements proven to make a big difference in the lives of those who put them into effect.
 
What’s the connection between certain women - from Lady Gaga to the Queen Mum - and queer society? This interview series, hosted by DJ and LGBT activist Alice Beverton-Palmer, explores the Dorothy in ‘friends of Dorothy’. Expect fresh, frank and funny interviews with famous names and unsung heroes, a new angle on the queer zeitgeist, and history you won’t have learned at school. Get involved on Twitter - we want your stories, and your guest suggestions. Tweet a name @Dorothy_Podcast and we'l ...
 
The Doubts Aloud Podcast! Join us as we allow doubts to be voiced regarding faith, religion and worldviews. Two of us have been Christians and none of us believe, so our current conclusion is that the doubts regarding Christianity are justified, but we are keen to question ourselves and hear Christian arguments and hear from Christian guests. Our background means that our conversation with Christianity will tend to dominate over other faiths. We are Frances Janusz, Andrew Whyte and Ed Atkins ...
 
Editorial Intelligence (ei) offers personalised navigation across the cultural, social, political and business spectrum, guiding you to smart people and smart ideas and delivering an astute snapshot of news and views through our acclaimed daily and fortnightly digests. Through our extensive eiNetwork comprising some of the sharpest, freshest minds shaping the world today; our unique Connecting For Success programme, teaching invaluable Knowledge Networking skills and techniques for effective ...
 
In the world of celebrity mummy bloggers, the voice of the Dad often goes unheard. Dads know stuff too, right? Or do they? Dads Don't Know takes you deep into the minds of fathers, to get their insights and real perspectives on all facets of parenting. With discussions ranging from child birth, to raising toddlers, education and much more, it is more than likely you will be shocked, appalled and perhaps offended by the revelations. The team at Dads Don't Know also believe that producers of c ...
 
Named for the Swedish custom that eschews the ‘on-the-go paper coffee cup’ routine in favor of slowing down and catching up with colleagues and friends, the Fjord Fika podcast features unscripted conversations with key luminaries and thought leaders in technology and design. Sometimes strange, but always interesting, each Fika conversation offers a fresh, honest look at all sides of innovation – the good, the bad and the ugly – and the impact on society. Fjord is a design and innovation cons ...
 
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In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Patrick Wyman, the author of "The Verge: Reformation, Renaissance, and Forty Years that Shook the World", to explore the four explosive decades between 1490 and 1530 and bring to life the dramatic and deeply human story of how the West was reborn. Patrick Wyman holds a PhD in history from the Univer…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Sheera Frenkel, the author of "An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination", to discuss the complex court politics, alliances and rivalries within Facebook and to shine a light on the company's fatal flaws. Sheera Frenkel covers cybersecurity from San Francisco. Previously, she spent over…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Melinda Wenner Moyer, the author of "How to Raise Kids Who Aren't Assholes: Science-based Strategies for Better Parenting — from Tots to Teens", to discuss a winning guide for parents who wish to build a ‘better, fairer, stronger world Melinda Wenner Moyer is a contributing editor at Scientific Amer…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Maureen Farrell, the author of "The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion", to discuss the inside story of WeWork, its audacious founder, and what its epic unraveling says about a financial system smitten with Silicon Valley innovation. Maureen Farrell is a reporter coveri…
 
Proudly i present this show..............IT's ONLY BEEN ABOUT 20 YEARS IVE BEEN TECHNO'n WITH THIS GEEZA and after enough pestering from me, he's done a guest mix ..You will discover this is more BEATPORT TOP 100 & HYPE CHART STYLE TECHNO .. which as we are all aware is huge right now.. Hailing from a trance and progressive beginning this mix bring…
 
The House of the Spirits is a multi-generational, lightly-magical-realism-y Chilean novel that eventually ends up being about Piochet's military coup, but it's also about the importance of studying events over a long span of time to come to a deeper understanding of why things happen the way they do. Something we could all stand to do more of, hone…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Richard Leider, the author of "Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old?: The Path of Purposeful Aging", to discuss the empowerment and opportunities that come with ageing. Internationally bestselling author, coach, and keynote speaker, Richard has pioneered the way we answer that question. Widely vi…
 
FROM A DEEP DARK HIDDEN REALM .. A STERO DAT RECORDER LIMPS FROM THE DARKNESS CLUTCHING WHAT SEEMS TO BE A PROTOTYPE DIGITAL CD APPEARING WELL BEFORE ITS INTENDED TIME IN HISTORY..... !!The words simply read : For Those Who Witnessed, May They Ever Dance In Eternity...Raise The Dead BRING THE NOIZE !!!*VCP LIVE*…
 
Jay and I always appreciate the opportunity to talk with Jen and Rusty Stout from JS2 Partners about their business. On this episode, we'll find out how the pandemic has affected construction times, as well as helped their clients focus on what's most important. Lots of exciting news from them, so please enjoy the show!…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Robert Draper, the author of "To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America into Iraq", to discuss how failed intelligence and 9-11 led to the most consequential decision in the history of American foreign policy. Robert Draper is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine and N…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Gian Volpicelli, the author of "Cryptocurrency", to discuss what precisely cryptocurrency is and the potential it has to change the world of money. Gian M. Volpicelli is a senior editor at WIRED UK. His areas of interest include cryptocurrency, technology regulation and digital politics. Learn more …
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Jason Mott, the author of "Hell of a Book", to discuss the fictional yet resonant story of an African-American author's cross-country book tour. New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Jason Mott lives in southeastern North Carolina. He has a BFA in Fiction and an MFA in Poetry, both from th…
 
The Bertelsmann Foundation, Humanity in Action, and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship invite you to a live session of How to Fix Democracy with Ben Rhodes, political commentator, former White House aide, and close confidant to President Barack Obama, to discuss his new book, After the Fall: Being American in the World We’ve Made. Together with…
 
This sensational punk novel from 1993 got attention because it depicts a LOT: drug use, sex, and all sorts of deviance in late 20th-century Edinburgh. You may even be familiar with the film adaptation starring a young Obi-Wan Kenobi! We also discuss Welsh's connections to (and opinions of) local government, the joy of the beautiful game, and why Cr…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Juan Cole, the author of "Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires", to discuss how the Prophet Muhammad came of age in an era of unparalleled violence. Juan Ricardo Cole is a public intellectual, prominent blogger and essayist, and the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History…
 
Adrian Wooldridge is The Economist‘s political editor and writes the Bagehot column; an analysis of British life and politics, in the tradition of Walter Bagehot, editor of The Economist from 1861-77. Adrian also used to write the Schumpeter column on business, finance and management. He was previously based in Washington, DC, as the Washington bur…
 
We've got lesbian necromancers! We've got spooky mansion murder mysteries! We've got MEMES! What else could you need in your space fantasy? How about a lively chat debating the pronunciation of "Doge"? Find out more about our bonus episode recordings at patreon.com/overduepod. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. See Privacy Policy at htt…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by David Gessner the author of "Quiet Desperation Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis", to talk about the life and lifestyle of Henry David Thoreau, as well as to discuss how his original practices could help save us as we see out the pandemic and face the greater crisis of cli…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Leidy Klotz, the author of "Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less", to discuss why we overlook subtraction, and how we can access its true potential. Leidy Klotz studies how we transform things from how they are to how we want them to be. His research on the science of design has appeared in both N…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Simon Clark, the author of "The Key Man: The True Story of How the Global Elite Was Duped by a Capitalist Fairy Tale", to discuss what’s really going on in the finance industry and the efforts in place to clean up global capital flows. Simon Clark is a reporter at The Wall Street Journal in London. …
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Mary Gauthier, the author of "Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting", to break down the act of songwriting itself, as well as to showcase the redemptive power of song and how it can inspire and bring seemingly different kinds of people together. Mary Gauthier is a Grammy-nominate…
 
It's beach season! And that means it's time for beach reads (whatever that means). We discuss the loose meaning of this genre-slash-marketing-term-slash-state-of-mind, plus a very recent book about a Russian spy who has made it to the top of a fictional (but all-too-recognizable) American tech company. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by John Hagel, the author of "The Journey Beyond Fear: Leverage the Three Pillars of Positivity to Build Your Success, to discuss transcending fear and the power of positivity. John has spent over 40 years in Silicon Valley and has experience as a management consultant, entrepreneur, speaker and author…
 
Episode 42 – Show Notes After promising this for a while, at last we tackle Mythicism which in our context is the idea that Jesus never existed as a historical human being. None of us subscribe to the idea but we find it an interesting idea and movement to learn from, both in what they use as evidence and what kind of person believes in Mythicism. …
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Peter Sterling, the author of "What is Health?: Allostasis and the Evolution of Human Design", to discuss his definition of health as optimal responsiveness which is often best treated at the system level. Peter Sterling is an American anatomist, physiologist and neuroscientist and Professor of Neur…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by David Potter, the author of "Disruption: Why Things Change", to show how ideologies that develop in opposition or reaction to those supporting the status quo are employed to effect profound changes in political structures that will in turn alter the way that social relations are constructed. David P…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Susan Paterno, the author of "Game On", to discuss who gets in to specific colleges and why, as well as how to look for the right financial fit before considering anything else, including geography, reputation, and, especially, ranking. Susan Paterno has a longstanding commitment to accountability j…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Adam Serwer, the author of "The Cruelty is the Point; The Past, Present, and Future of Trump's America", to discuss the ripple effect of cruelty cast out upon America by the Trump administration. Adam Serwer is an American journalist and author. He is a staff writer at The Atlantic where his work fo…
 
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