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The Explaining History Podcast has been exploring the 20th Century in weekly chapters for the past 10 years, helping students and enthusiasts engage with the past. With the help of expert guests, your host Nick Shepley navigates competing debates around the key events and processes of the past century. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/explaininghistory
 
The Ongoing Transformation is a biweekly podcast featuring conversations about science, technology, policy, and society. We talk with interesting thinkers—leading researchers, artists, policymakers, social theorists, and other luminaries—about the ways new knowledge transforms our world. This podcast is presented by Issues in Science and Technology, a journal published by Arizona State University and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Visit issues.org and contact ...
 
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| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Jake Leg Jug Band | 03 I Had to Give Up Gym | Live At The Audley Theatre | Curley Weaver with Willie McTell | Joker Man | Curley Weaver (1933-1935) | Mississippi Fred McDowell & Hunter's Chapel Singers | Back Back Train | Amazing Grace | | Otis Rush | I Can't Quit You Baby | Total Blues - 100 Essent…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Jason Lee McKinney Band | Promises | One Last Thing | | Stacy Jones | Ballad of George Stinney | World On Fire | | Delbert McClinton | Move It On Over | Outdated Emotion | | Jose Ramirez | After All This Time | Major League Blues | | Mudlow | Three Crows In A Row | Bad Turn | | | Wildmen Bluesband |…
 
This summer, Congress is trying to reconcile the differences between two massive bills focused on strengthening US competitiveness and spurring innovation: the House-passed COMPETES Act and the Senate-passed USICA bill. In this episode, we speak with Mitch Ambrose from FYI, the American Institute of Physics’ science policy news service, about the h…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Ivy Gold | Six Dust Winds | Ivy Gold | | | Jack’s Waterfall | Soul Rider | American Roots Project | Jo Ann Kelly | Sugar Babe | Do It and More | | The Groove Krewe Featuring Nick Daniels III | Have A Party | Run to Daylight | | Mudlow | Lower Than Mud | Bad Turn | | | The Lucky Ones | Broken Bow Sto…
 
This podcast explores Stalin's plans for Poland in the run up to the outbreak of the Second World War, and Neville Chamberlain's flawed diplomacy in the aftermath of the fall of Czechoslovakia. Stalin's secret diplomacy with both the western allies and the Nazis and his determination to see Poland destroyed as a state shaped the events between Marc…
 
In this conversation based on his new book, political theorist Yoram Hazony argues that the best hope for Western democracy is a return to the empiricist, religious, and nationalist traditions of America and Britain, a distinctive alternative to divine-right monarchy, Puritan theocracy, and liberal revolution. After tracing the tradition from the W…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss284_Yoram_Hazony_2022_05_31.mp3 Download MP3 In this conversation based on his new book, political theorist Yoram Hazony argues that the best hope for Western democracy is a return to the empiricist, religious, and nationalist traditions of America and Britain, a distinctive alternative to divine-ri…
 
Shermer and Strevens discuss: irrationality and how it drives science • the scientific method • the knowledge machine • irrationality • the replication crisis, what caused it, and what to do about it • verification vs. falsification • the iron rule of explanation • Bayesian reasoning vs. falsification • climate/evolution skeptics • model dependent …
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss283_Michael_Strevens_2022_04_27.mp3 Download MP3 If is science so powerful why did it take so long — two thousand years after the invention of philosophy and mathematics — for the human race to start using science to learn the secrets of the universe? Philosopher of science Michael Strevens argues t…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Jake Leg Jug Band | On The Road Again | LIve At Audley Theatre [(no chat)] | Moonshine Society | Biscuits, Bacon, and the Blues (Acoustic-Bonus) | Sweet Thing (Special Edition) | Bob Margolin | 01 Steady Rollin' On | Steady Rollin single | | Donna Herula with special guests Erwin Helfer, Katherine D…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Graná Louise | Stagger Lee | Gettin' Kinda Rough | The Ragged Roses | Crying over you | Do Me Right | Kat Riggins | In My Blood.wav | Kat Riggins -Progeny | Stacy Jones | Think | World On Fire | Mudlow | Sundown | Bad Turn | | Mary Stokes Band Featuring Shobsy | Help Me | Mary Stokes Band featuring …
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss282_Anil_Seth_2022_05_04.mp3 Download MP3 Shermer and Seth discuss: What do words like “mind” and “consciousness” mean in the context of understanding how molecules and matter give rise to such nonmaterial processes? What is a controlled hallucination? the hard problem of consciousness the self and …
 
Shermer and Seth discuss: “mind” and “consciousness” in context of understanding how molecules and matter give rise to such nonmaterial processes • controlled hallucinations • the hard problem of consciousness • the self and other minds • consciousness and self-awareness as emergent properties • Where does consciousness go during general anaesthesi…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss281_Seth_Stephens-Davidowitz_2022_05_20.mp3 Download MP3 Most people rely on their gut instinct to decide how to date, who to marry, where to live, what career path to take, how to find happiness, but what if our gut is wrong? Biased, unpredictable, and misinformed, our gut, it turns out, is not all…
 
Most people rely on their gut instinct to decide how to date, who to marry, where to live, what career path to take, how to find happiness, but what if our gut is wrong? Biased, unpredictable, and misinformed, our gut, it turns out, is not all that reliable. Data from hundreds of thousands of dating profiles have revealed surprising successful stra…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Jack Whittle | Pub Song | Jack Whittle | | The Groove Krewe Featuring Nick Daniels III | Where Ya At In Life | Run to Daylight | | Mike Morgan And The Crawl | 6 The Lights Went Out In Dallas | The Lights Went Out In Dallas | Mighty Mike Schermer | Cook Up A Little Love | Just Getting Good | | Mudlow…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | | Mean Mary | Nine Pound Banjo | 'Alone' (Release Date - September 18 2020) | Stomping Dave & Lucy Piper | Money Money Money | Nothing But Trouble | | | Jake Leg Jug Band | My Pencil Won't Write No More | LIve At Audley Theatre [(no chat)] | Guy Davis | I Thought I Heard The Devil Call My Name | Be …
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | | Dr John | Sleeping Dogs Best Left Alone | Things Happen That Way [Set for September 23, 2022] | Big Wheeler | I Gotta Go | Blues Before Sunrise Live | | Joe Strouzer | George Stephenson Blues | Newcastle To New Orleans | | The Reverend Shawn Amos | Days Of Depression (feat. Blind Boys Of Alabama) …
 
In this episode we hear from writer Mary McNeil, who discusses her new biography Century's Witness - which examines the life and career of Wallace Carroll, an American journalist and contemporary of William L. Shirer and Edward Murrow. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/explainingh…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss280_Sam_Rosenfeld_2022_05_17.mp3 Download MP3 Shermer and Rosenfeld discuss: why we have political parties • why we have a duopoly and not many parties • gerrymandering • voting restriction laws and policies • How do we know all elections are not rigged? • abortion • immigration • US foreign policy …
 
Shermer and Rosenfeld discuss: why we have a duopoly • gerrymandering • voting restrictions • how we know all elections are not rigged • abortion • immigration • US foreign policy • the rise of conservative and liberal think tanks • ideology • political polarization • political leanings of industrialists vs. tech billionaires and rural poor vs. urb…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss279_Ian_Morris_2022_05_11.mp3 Download MP3 Shermer and Morris discuss: the history of Big/Deep History the US, UK, Europe and the West in the context of Russia and China and his book Why the West Rules — for Now Russia’s war on Ukraine in the context of his book War: What is it Good For? the future …
 
Shermer and Morris discuss: the history of Big/Deep History • the US, UK, Europe and the West in the context of Russia and China and his book Why the West Rules — for Now • Russia’s war on Ukraine in the context of his book War: What is it Good For? • the future of energy and civilization in the context of his book Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fue…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Jake Leg Jug Band | He's In The Jailhouse | LIve At Audley Theatre | Eddie Martin | Home | The Birdcage Sessions | Adam Franklin | Biscuit Honeymoon | Till I Hear You Talking | Josh White | Mother on That Train | The Elektra Years | | Muddy Gurdy | MG's Boogie | Homecoming | Chantilly Negra | Stompi…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | | Jim Dan Dee | Bleed Me Dry | Real Blues | | | Anthony Geraci | Corner Of Heartache And Pain | Blues Called My Name | | Ian Siegal | Psycho | Stone By Stone | | | Stacy Jones | We Are Gonna Make It Through | World On Fire | | | Mudlow | Crocodile Man | Bad Turn | | | | The Lucky Ones | Kate and Dan…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss278_David_Christian_2022_05_24.mp3 Download MP3 The future is uncertain, a bit spooky, possibly dangerous, maybe wonderful. We cope with this never-ending uncertainty by telling stories about the future: future stories. How do we construct those stories? Where is the future, the place where we set t…
 
The future is uncertain, a bit spooky, possibly dangerous, maybe wonderful. We cope with this never-ending uncertainty by telling stories about the future: future stories. How do we construct those stories? Where is the future, the place where we set those stories? Can we trust our future stories? And what sort of futures do they show us? David Chr…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Ian Siegal | K.K.'s Blues | Stone By Stone | | Jose Ramirez | My Love Is Your Love | Major League Blues | | Son Of Dave | I'm Going Monkey For Your Love | Call Me KIng | | Gary Cain | House On Fire | Next Stop | | | Jim Dan Dee | Weep For Me | Real Blues | | Emma Wilson | She Isn''t You - | Wish Her…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss277_Michel_Gagne_2022_04_19.mp3 Download MP3 As we approach the sixtieth anniversary of the violent public assassination of President John F. Kennedy, over half of all Americans surveyed continue to believe that he was killed by a conspiracy involving multiple assassins. Shermer and Gagné discuss: c…
 
As we approach the sixtieth anniversary of the violent public assassination of President John F. Kennedy, over half of all Americans surveyed continue to believe that he was killed by a conspiracy involving multiple assassins. Shermer and Gagné discuss: conspiracies and conspiracy theories • what role conspiracy theories play in society • who belie…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | | Jake Leg Jug Band | Jake Leg Blues | LIve At Audley Theatre [(no chat)] | Donna Herula Band with special guest, Anne Harris | Got What I Deserve | LIve at the Old Town School of Folk Music 2021 | (John Lee) Sonny Boy Williamson | Polly Put The Kettle On | Mississippi Blues | | Doug MacLeod | Where…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | | Jim Dan Dee | Lost In The Dark | Real Blues | | | Black Pearl | Natural Light | This Is This Black Pearl | | Emma Wilson | Mary Lou - | Wish Her Well | | | Stacy Jones | Shine | World On Fire | | | Mudlow | Lower Than Mud | Bad Turn | | | | Michael Rubin | Beer Belly Baby | I'll Worry If I Wanna |…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss276_Andrew_Yang_2022_05_25.mp3 Download MP3 Michael Shermer speaks with Andrew Yang about the Forward Party, the future of politics in a party duopoly, political partisanship, and how to bring about the change we need. This conversation is based on Yang’s new book Forward: Notes on the Future of Our…
 
Michael Shermer speaks with Andrew Yang about the Forward Party, the future of politics in a party duopoly, political partisanship, and how to bring about the change we need. This conversation is based on Yang’s new book Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy. Shermer and Yang discuss: why we have a political duopoly, instead of, say, 7 part…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | | Ben Hemming | Losing My Way | Marked Man | | | Delbert McClinton | Hard Hearted Hannah | Outdated Emotion | | | The Lucky Ones | My Gal is Good to Me | Slow Dance, Square Dance, Barn Dance | The Actual Goners | Smoke Signals (Help Is On The Way) | Lost Highway | | | Jason Lee McKinney Band | Paper…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/mss275_Noga_Arikha_2022_05_13.mp3 Download MP3 Shermer and Arikha discuss: what it means for a mind to be disrupted • dementia, senility, and Alzheimer’s disease • mental illness and the labeling problem • the social construction of mental illness • neurology and psychiatry • agency and volition • memo…
 
Shermer and Arikha discuss: what it means for a mind to be disrupted • dementia, senility, and Alzheimer’s disease • mental illness and the labeling problem • the social construction of mental illness • neurology and psychiatry • agency and volition • memory and amnesia • autobiographical memory • self and embodied self • brain modularity • brain a…
 
| Artist | Title | Album Name | Album Copyright | Jake Leg Jug Band | Stove Pipe Blues | LIve At Audley Theatre | Big Bill Broonzy | Stump Blues | Four Classic Albums Plus - CD Two | Ken Tucker Band | Aint No Good Time | Acoustic Tendencies | | Mill Billy Blues | Don't Let Your Mouth Write A Check That Your Butt Can't Cover | Mill Billy Blues | | S…
 
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