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Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in his brand new Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand. In true Ron Burgundy fashion, these conversations have a tendency to go off the rails, and we find out things about people we never knew we wanted to know. In season 2, Ron considers a run for President, continues to perform music, and blacks out at work. In Season 1, Ron addressed impor ...
 
ALL INCLUSIVE is a podcast focused on inclusion, innovation, and social justice. Join Jay Ruderman as he interviews leaders and experts on the latest news, technology and advocacy for social justice. In order to make progress that will lead to an innovative future, honest discussions must be held. That is what ALL INCLUSIVE is all about. All Inclusive is a production of the Ruderman Family Foundation.
 
A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
WMC Live with Robin Morgan is a nationally syndicated American radio show with an international audience in 110 countries around the globe. The weekly show (additionally available online at iTunes and at WMCLive.com) is hosted by Robin Morgan, the award-winning author of over 20 books, political analyst, former editor in chief of Ms. Magazine, and, in 2005, co-founder—with Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem—of The Women’s Media Center. Praised as "talk radio with a brain" by The Huffington Post, ...
 
The COVID-19 global health and economic crisis has highlighted the need for leadership and capital to be urgently targeted towards the vulnerabilities in the global economy. Through conversations with academics and asset owners, the Fiduciary Investors Podcast Series is a forward looking examination of the changing dynamics in the global economy, what a sustainable recovery looks like and how investors are positioning their portfolios. The much-loved events, the Fiduciary Investors Symposium ...
 
A celebratory spring break party in Atlanta initially started by the glitterati of African American college students which, over the course of two decades, evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Hear through the eyes of musicians, journalists, residents and politicians as they relive and investigate Freaknik. Presented by Mass Appeal & Endeavor Content. Executive produced by Chris Colbert & DCP Entertainment and created, produced and hosted by Christopher Frierson. To see how we use your data, ...
 
Journalist, author, and founder of What Will It Take Movements Marianne Schnall has been in conversation with some of the most iconic influencers in our culture today. The Conversations with Movement Makers Podcast will bring us on an epic journey that highlights the exclusive insights of various celebrities, luminaries, and movement makers as they share wisdom on how to be an authentic changemaker today. Ultimately, we uncover what it will take to make a positive difference in the world.
 
This rousing collection of videos portray the vibrant global movement of movements devoted to environmental health, justice, dignity, diversity, and democracy – to human rights and the rights of nature. It opposes the concentration of wealth and distribution of poverty. It augurs an ecologically literate, just civilization where taking care of nature means taking care of people – and taking care of people means taking care of nature. Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social ...
 
Whether you're a big juicy book worm or you want to include more reading into your life, the podcast book club is the place. Read the book club selections then join Jessie Stephens and a host of her Mamamia guests as they dive between the pages of some brilliant, (and not so brilliant) reads. Should you recommend it to a friend or forget it ever happened? Listen in as we debate the works.
 
Join Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A'Court to look at, laugh at and question the state of women in pop culture, news and the world. Sign up to The Spinoff's newsletter Rec Room for weekly recommendations along with all our latest videos and podcasts.
 
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Journalist and author Marie Arana describes her cross-cultural experience of growing up in both Peru and the US, and another author, Linda Leaming — one of very few Americans to ever live in the Himalayan nation of Bhutan — shares her experiences of teaching in and marrying into Bhutanese culture. Plus Spanish tour guide Jorge Román joins Rick to d…
 
When I started this podcast, I had a list of dream guests.* At the top was Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Her third novel, Americanah, is one of my favourite books of all time. I can remember exactly where I was when I read it. I was moved by the power of its epic sweep, the brilliance of its observations and the characters who made your heart break. Bu…
 
Amy: Welcome to Breaking Down Patriarchy! I’m Amy McPhie Allebest. Today’s book is Women, Race, and Class, by Angela Davis, and when I was reading this book in preparation for the episode last month, I left my copy of it out on my kitchen table. A person I know who is a generation older than I am walked past and raised her eyebrows and said “hmmm, …
 
A pair of seasoned tour guides discuss the romantic allure of Germany's Rhine Valley, and author David Mould recounts his journeys in the Indian Ocean region while sharing what he's loved most from his time in India, Bangladesh, and Madagascar. Plus, with some restrictions on international travel winding down, listeners tell us where they're most e…
 
n this episode we interview Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. The former professional basketball player has become known for her willingness to take on the big fights ranging from the opioid crisis to the Trump administration. Hear how Maura chooses her battles and why she never gives up until she wins. Learn more about your ad-choices a…
 
Amy: Welcome to Breaking Down Patriarchy! I’m Amy McPhie Allebest. Today’s book is This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. It’s an anthology of essays, letters, and poetry by Black, Native American, Asian American, and Latina women, some of whom identify as lesbian. It was edited by Cherrie Moraga and Gloria Anzaldua, and pu…
 
Bullying is a widespread and serious problem that has become amplified over the last decade with the growth of digital technology. After Jane Clementi’s son, Tyler, ended his life due to a cruel cyberbullying incident, Jane and her husband established the Tyler Clementi Foundation to prevent bullying online and offline through education and inclusi…
 
A flamenco enthusiast from Sweden explains her lifelong passion for the fiery dance traditions of southern Spain. Then writer Will McGrath tells us what he learned from his neighbors while living in southern Africa's small mountainous nation of Lesotho. And Rick checks in with listeners to hear how the mistakes they've made as travelers became open…
 
For our season finale, I bring you the glorious Maggie O'Farrell. She is one of my favourite authors, and her books include the highly acclaimed novels After You'd Gone, The Hand That First Held Mine, Instructions for a Heatwave and the bestselling memoir I Am, I Am, I Am. Her most recent work of fiction, Hamnet, imagined the untold story of Shakes…
 
Welcome to Breaking Down Patriarchy! I’m Amy McPhie Allebest. Today is Part 2 of our discussion on the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade. Last time we introduced this landmark document, and we covered about half of the points of the case. And today we will share our thoughts on some of the key points from the second half of the text. And again I…
 
Amy: Welcome to Breaking Down Patriarchy! I’m Amy McPhie Allebest. Today we will be talking about the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade. This is such a complicated and delicate topic, and there is so much to discuss, we decided to break up the conversation into two parts. So today will be Part 1 and next time we will resume with Part 2. In prepa…
 
SHE'S BAAAAAACK! To mark the third anniversary of How To Fail, I invite back the one and only Dolly Alderton. Dolly was one of my first ever guests in the debut season of How To Fail, way back in the mists of time (by which I mean the summer of 2018). Back then, she had just published her memoir Everything I Know About Love a few months earlier. Sh…
 
Get ideas for visiting some of Paris' unique, under-appreciated small museums, as well as tips for tackling its massive grande dame, the Louvre — and an author's insights into the former palace's remarkable history. And French tour guides tell us what they love best about the cities along the Mediterranean's sparkling Cote d'Azur. For more informat…
 
Martine Wright is a survivor of the 7/7 London terrorist bombings. Sixteen years ago today, she was travelling on a Circle Line tube to Aldgate station on the morning of 7th July 2005, when a suicide bomber sitting three feet away from her set off an explosion that would change her life forever. She lost both of her legs and was in a coma for 10 da…
 
Brent Suter is best known as “The Raptor”, a successful baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers. When he isn’t pitching or doing celebrity impressions for his teammates, Brent has his hands full trying to make baseball a more environmentally sustainable sport. Driven by his concern for a deteriorating climate, he founded Sidelining Carbon, which…
 
Amy: Welcome to Breaking Down Patriarchy! I’m Amy McPhie Allebest. Today’s text is Title IX, which is the most well-known portion of the United States Education Amendments, passed in 1972. This is an incredibly important piece of legislation, and we’re going to get into its history, the way it impacts people’s lives, and the way it is or isn’t enfo…
 
Esteemed travel writer Paul Theroux recounts his cross-country adventure driving from Cape Cod to southern California amid a pandemic, and Don George of National Geographic Traveler describes how he's dealt with wanderlust while staying close to home. Then Laurence Brown of YouTube series Lost in the Pond shares a few of the surprises he's found si…
 
About Stephen Kotkin Stephen Kotkin is the John P Birkelund Professor in History and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is the co-director of the program in history and the practice of diplomacy and the director of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. He established the Princeton department’s Global History…
 
About Joseph Stiglitz Joseph E. Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is also the co-chair of the High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress at the OECD, and the chief economist of the Roosevelt Institute. A recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences …
 
In the second episode of our Author Snack Series, we’re sharing a bite-sized interview with Tanya Selvaratnam - artist, Emmy-nominated producer and author. We talk to Tanya about her new book, “Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence” about her abusive relationship with then New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. We hear about her strugg…
 
[TW: sexual abuse] Today, my guest is the absolute PEACH of a human that is Paris Lees. Paris is an award-winning journalist and a Contributing Editor for British Vogue. She was the first trans woman to present on BBC Radio 1 and Channel 4 and the first to appear on Question Time. Her recently published memoir, What It Feels Like For A Girl, is the…
 
Amy: Welcome to Breaking Down Patriarchy! I’m Amy McPhie Allebest. Our book today was published in 1970, and it’s called Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women. And before we even talk about the content I want to pause and think about the weight of that title. For listeners who have been with us since the beginning, you’ll remember Gerda Le…
 
Writer Porter Fox tells us what he discovered when he followed the US-Canada border from Maine to Washington State. Then writer and photographer Becky Lomax shares her favorite national park experiences. And guidebook author Kimberley Lovato recommends day trip options for enjoying beaches, redwood groves, and wineries within easy reach of San Fran…
 
This week, we interview Rebecca Minkoff, designer and creator of the eponymous global fashion brand. Rebecca dishes on the t-shirt that launched her career, what it’s like running a business with her brother, how she and her husband divide the parenting and best of all, she candidly shares the challenges she has faced on her entrepreneurial journey…
 
Christie Watson is a nurse turned bestselling author who went back to frontline nursing during the Covid-19 pandemic. But if you were to call her a 'hero' she would refuse the label - and during the course of this interview, she tells me why. Watson left school at 16 and volunteered at a charity before training to become a nurse at Great Ormond Str…
 
Welcome! Let’s dive right in by sharing some passages that we thought were important. First, Millett starts the book with some passages from Henry Miller’s book Sexus, published in the 40’s in Paris but banned in the United States because of anti-pornography laws. And it actually is pornography. I had never read Henry Miller before and was totally …
 
Amy: Welcome to Breaking Down Patriarchy! I’m Amy McPhie Allebest. I first encountered feminism when I was a Freshman in college. I was in an English class, and one of our main text books was on Critical Theory, which are different ways of approaching a work of literature. You can approach a work through a Historical lens, looking at what was going…
 
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