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Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
A PODCAST ABOUT HOPE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INEQUALITY. We meet activists, politicians and thinkers from all walks of life to share stories about how inequality is being fought around the world. Brought to you by Liz, Max, Nabil and Nadia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
We’re a country struggling to reset from a global pandemic, and September was supposed to be back to school, back to work, back to normal. But it feels like we’re still in a state of limbo. Why does it seem that so many women continue to bear the burden of this ongoing crisis? In Season 3 of All Ears, Abby interviews a slate of creative and courageous thinkers who are pushing back on old systems and reimagining what “normal” should look like.
 
Health care leaders just don’t have the time to sift through all of the news, opinions and ideas out there. Making sense of it all is how we can help. Rachel Woods, host of Radio Advisory and seasoned researcher from Advisory Board, talks with industry experts to break down the issues on your mind and offer recommendations on what to do next – each week, in about 30 minutes.
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Designed by the Julius Baer Foundation, the Wealth Inequality Initiative aims to shed light on the global challenge of wealth disparities. It connects worldwide key players and experts to awaken interest, circulate knowledge, mobilise stakeholders and drive action against wealth inequality. The Wealth Inequality Initiative Podcast Series features inspirational and influential personalities, including experts of wealth inequality. Christoph Schmocker, CEO of the Julius Baer Foundation, or Dr. ...
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
A podcast about technology and political economy /// Agitprop against innovation and capital /// Hosted by Jathan Sadowski and Edward Ongweso Jr., Produced by Jereme Brown /// Hello friends and enemies Listen anywhere that fine podcasts are distributed. Subscribe at patreon.com/thismachinekills to get premium episodes every week.
 
Ever felt like you should be better at feminism?Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests for this comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each week they discuss topics "all 21 first century feminists agree on" while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an Ed ...
 
From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms ar ...
 
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. Join Anthropologist and culture expert Dr. Adam Gamwell for curated conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds on our creative potential through design, culture, business and technology. Change yo ...
 
Inequality Talks is a podcast from the Economic (In)Equality volunteer group at Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Aarhus. Through discussion, debate, and interview, each episode explores a different economic concept or policy idea, offering a brief overview for the uninitiated before diving into the complexities of what a given idea could mean, what it might look like in practice, and what all this economics talk has to do with inequality in the first place. This project has been supported by: 'Den ...
 
The BMJ is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully “online first” publication. The BMJ’s vision is to be the world’s most influential and widely read medical journal. Our mission is to lead the debate on health and to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers, and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients. We aim to help doctors to make better decisions.
 
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.
 
Thought-provoking videos about life and being human, with ideas from business leaders, psychologists and researchers speaking onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
Michael C. Dawson, founder and former Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and is the John D. MacArthur Professor of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago, is the host of this Race and Capitalism Project-initiated podcast series, New Dawn. He invites guests to discuss their research related to race and capitalism. Many episodes have generously been supported by Scholarly Borderlands and Social Science Research Council.
 
Interviews with top scholars in public health, sociology, childhood development and more - created during production of the acclaimed documentary UNNATURAL CAUSES: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? - are now available as edited podcasts. UNNATURAL CAUSES is a series about health, but it's not about doctors or drugs. Instead, the film crisscrosses the country to find stories and evidence of the underlying social conditions that shape who gets sick in the first place. Produced by California Newsre ...
 
The world falls into chaos. Everyone freaks out. These events are all connected. They arise from a systemic shift. This podcast explores this precarious new “normal” and imagines potential solutions.This relaunch focuses on the Great Transformation. Tipping points in natural ecosystems. Systemic changes in political economies. Older episodes explored the future of work and the economy.
 
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Fifty percent of the Māori population have had their first dose of vaccinations - this is far behind other ethnicities - compared with 75 percent of the general population. The inequity has been acknowledged by the government and work is underway to help close the gap. But is it enough - and is it too late? RNZ Māori News Director Māni Dunlop spoke…
 
Despite the pollies telling us “we’re all in this together”, it’s been pretty clear from the start of the pandemic that it wasn’t gonna affect us all in the same way. Sydney’s seen some people from the west suffer more than wealthier residents in the eastern suburbs and beaches, while Melbourne is divided over vaccines. The riot police have been de…
 
It’s time for Name That Space Sound! Each Friday we’re going to drop a mini-episode in which Karlie plays a mysterious space sound and Corey does his best to guess what it is. This week, Sk8er Boi.Presenters: Karlie Noon, Corey TuttProducer: Ivy ShihExecutive Producer: Joel WernerSound engineer: Simon BranthwaitePodcast tile art by Molly Hunt…
 
The economy is growing strongly as it recovers from its pandemic-induced downturns — so strongly that the Fed has signaled it will start tapering bond purchases soon and may raise interest rates next year. That optimism for economists comes with an asterisk, however, as COVID-19, supply chain issues and inflation threaten to stand in the way of ful…
 
We know you like to be up to date with all things tech, media and culture, but if you’re hungry for some pop-culture content, then check out the ABC podcast Stop Everything!Hosted by Beverley Wang and Benjamin Law, Stop Everything! is your one-stop-shop for all the latest in film, tv, music and internet culture.Join Benjamin Law and Beverley Wang a…
 
On the eve of the Grand Final, Emma caught up with a favourite son of the West, Bob Murphy. They discussed his imminent move to WA, footy’s changing culture, and what he wanted to be when he grew up. You can follow The Outer Sanctum on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Email us at theoutersanctumpodcast@outlook.com The Outer Sanctum is recorded on t…
 
A new study has teased out the voyages that Pacific peoples took by studying present-day genomes. The study estimates that voyagers from Samoa, Fiji, and Tonga first migrated to Rarotonga around the year 830. Two hundred years later, one group went further east to Papa Nui, or Easter Island. The researchers identified rare genetic traits present on…
 
Silver Ferns' coach Dame Noeline Taurua has a tough task on her hands, as she assembles her starting line-up against the England Roses for tonight's series decider. England levelled the three-test series on Wednesday with a 55-45 win in Christchurch, as the Ferns' coach experimented with new combinations, which included the debut of 19-year-old Gra…
 
Rugby's greatest rivalry will raise a century on Saturday in Townsville - an unlikely venue for the 100th test between the All Blacks and the Springboks. The two nations have dominated the international landscape for the last 100 years - which is the period since their meeting - in Dunedin in 1921. The relationship has been fierce and often marred …
 
Fast food outlets are coming under fire from academics, who are accusing corporate brands of using the Covid-19 pandemic as an advertising tactic. Researchers at the University of Auckland found 27 percent of the social media posts from fast food chains used the virus as a marketing hook. In particular, the number of advertisements referencing the …
 
The Down Syndrome Association says the community is heartbroken, in shock and outraged after the death of 27-year-old Lena Zhang Harrap. Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of Harrap, who had Down Syndrome. The national executive officer of the Association Zandra Vaccarino told Morning Report while the incident is trag…
 
Covid-19 modeller Shaun Hendy says it's important to discuss the potential of severe health consequences if restrictions are lifted. New modelling data shows if just 80 percent of the country's over fives are vaccinated, 7000 people could die from the virus every year. That modelling, by Professor Hendy and others, has been criticised by another an…
 
A Hauraki Plains health organisation Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki is pivoting from Covid-19 tests to a vaccine push on two marae this weekend. The area went into lockdown after three members of a local household contracted the virus from an Auckland prisoner bailed to a Firth of Thames home. The clinic will do day 12 tests early next week, but conce…
 
Businesses are launching their own vaccination campaigns to reach people they say are being over-looked by the government's messaging. At the start of the roll-out, the government set out its vaccine publicity plan - radio and tv ads, endorsements from well-known "champions" and pamphlets with reliable information. But months into the programme, th…
 
Few people who upload their drawing to the internet expect their work to be picked up by a Donald Trump fundraising committee. But that's exactly what happened to one Wellington-based graphic designer, whose illustration of a golden eagle has become the logo of the official "Trump Card". The card is presented to supporters who donate at least NZ$64…
 
Tomorrow night the All Blacks and Springboks play the 100th test between the two nations in what many believe is the greatest rivalry in rugby. There have been thrilling matches, watershed series victories, World Cup triumphs and of course of controversy, including the infamous 1976 and 1981 tours. Rugby reporter Joe Porter looks back at some of th…
 
Government figures suggest taxpayers paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to accommodate visiting sports teams last year. Documents provided to RNZ show every member of a cricket team that stayed in MIQ was calculated to cost $15,000 more than the team actually paid. Every member of a visiting rugby team was projected to cost $10,000 more than the…
 
The Mount Albert community in Auckland is shocked and upset at the violent death of a vulnerable young woman near Owairaka Domain. Twenty-seven year old Lena Zhang Harrap, who had down syndrome, failed to return home after going out for a walk on Wednesday morning. Her body was found that afternoon in bush off a walkway and the police have launched…
 
A claim yesterday that there could be 7000 deaths if only 80 percent of those over age five are vaccinated for Covid-19 is proving controversial. Health authorities in Auckland are working overtime to boost vaccination rates quickly, amid an ongoing outbreak in the region. Modeller Shaun Hendy told journalists yesterday that even if 80 percent of t…
 
The All Blacks will play their 100th test against the Springboks on Saturday. This comes 40 years after the South African team toured New Zealand - sparking outrage here and abroad. For 56 days in July, August and September 1981, more than 150,000 New Zealanders took part in more than 200 demonstrations in 28 centres; violence erupted, families wer…
 
New Zealand is donating more Covid-19 vaccines to both the Pacific and the COVAX initiative - which supports global equitable access to the vaccine. The move has just been announced by the Government. This country will donate 708,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to the COVAX Facility to support vaccine programmes in developing countrie…
 
A Covid-19 modeller has described the Government's release of data on vaccination, disease and deaths rates as a sideshow causing unnecessary fear. The modelling done by Te Pūnaha Matatini at the University of Auckland shows if 80 percent of the population over the age of five is vaccinated 7000 people a year could still die from the virus and 60,0…
 
Voters go to the polls in Germany this weekend to elect their next government and choose who will succeed the long-serving Angela Merkel as chancellor. For millions of younger voters, Merkel is the only leader that they have ever known, with 16 years in the top job. She has handed leadership of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union party to A…
 
There's a call to bring down barriers preventing intensive care nurses from coming into the country and helping our ongoing Covid-19 response. Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society spokesperson Dr Andrew Stapleton says Covid-19 restrictions are making those rolls hard to fill and the immigration process needs to streamlined. Dr Stapleto…
 
A little over 100,000 Pacific peoples are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, with first doses creeping towards 200,000. It comes as new Ministry of Health research suggests that Pasifika are no longer as vaccine hesitant as they once were. But the problem remains misinformation which is putting off young people from getting their shots. RNZ Pac…
 
It's been seven years since Virginia Giuffre first made allegations against the Queen's son, Prince Andrew. The Prince has always emphatically denied the allegations, which include that he knew Giuffre was being trafficked by the now-deceased American financier Jeffrey Epstein when she was a teenager, and that he allegedly had sex with her anyway o…
 
Covid-19 modeller not happy with Hendy figures; Mt Albert community shaken after woman's death; Three-hundred gather for vigil in Timaru for three sisters; Covid-19: Thousands spent on MIQ for sports teams; All Blacks and Springboks face off in 100th test; Wellington designer's work used as logo on the 'Trump Card'; Applications to change building …
 
"The Outsiders" -- both the well-known coming-of-age novel by S.E. Hinton and the likewise-titled 1983 film by Francis Ford Coppola -- certainly looms large in the cultural history of this community. On today's edition of StudioTulsa, we meet the California-based, Oklahoma-born grade school librarian who, back in 1980, encouraged her students to cr…
 
Ladies, we know you like to be one step ahead of the zeitgeist, so we wanted to share with you the fabulous pop-culture podcast, Stop Everything! Hosted by Beverley Wang and Benjamin Law, Stop Everything! is your one-stop-shop for all the latest in film, tv, music and internet culture. Join Ben and Beverley as they take you through the good, the ba…
 
We’re taking a week off as school starts back up, but we wanted to reshare this episode with you this week. For a show about economics, we talk about democracy a lot. But there’s an important reason for that. Without a strong democracy to build capitalism on top of, it’ll always be an isn’t. So please enjoy our conversation about the important inte…
 
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