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Capitalisn't

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Capitalisn't

University of Chicago Podcast Network

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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
 
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EQUALS

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EQUALS

The Inequality Podcast

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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.
 
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.
 
In each episode, we talk with inspiring scientists, thinkers, and other self-actualized individuals who will give you a greater understanding of yourself, others, and the world we live in. Scott Barry Kaufman explores the depths of human potential and tries to get a glimpse into human possibility in every episode.
 
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Nature Podcast

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Nature Podcast

Springer Nature Limited

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
Each week, Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil brings you in-depth conversations with leading researchers and influencers shaping the big ideas in health policy and the health care industry. A Health Podyssey goes beyond the pages of the health policy journal Health Affairs to tell stories behind the research and share policy implications. Learn how academics and economists frame their research questions and journey to the intersection of health, health care, and policy. Health policy n ...
 
How does culture feed into inequality? And the other way around? In Culture and Inequality, cultural sociologists from universities across the world explore these topics in-depth from various perspectives on the basis of academic readings. While this podcast is primarily intended as a course module for advanced students in sociology, it certainly offers interesting insights to a more general audience too.
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused th ...
 
The Real Agenda Network, podcasts for political change, offers a range of content which aims to inform, inspire and involve those who want a democratic, inclusive and fairer society that respects human rights and protects the planet. The focus is on fixing the fundamental problems of our time, primarily the extreme economic inequality and the unnecessary financial hardship suffered by millions everyday by developing a political agenda that moves us from here to prosperity. That’s The Real Ag ...
 
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Reveal

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Reveal

The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX

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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 ...
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical journalist who had a panic attack on live national television, which led him to try something he otherwise never would have considered: meditation. He went on to write the bestselling book, 10% Happier. On this show, Dan talks with eminent meditation teachers, top scientists, and even the odd celebrity. Guests include everyone from His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Brené Brown to Karamo from Queer Eye. On some episodes, Dan ventures into the deep end of the po ...
 
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. ...
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
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I ALSO Want Money

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I ALSO Want Money

Nicole Kyle, Sophie Holm & Harrison Comfort

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Closing the gender wealth gap goes beyond financial literacy. On I ALSO Want Money, co-hosts Nicole Kyle and Sophie Holm explore strategies for overcoming and dismantling the societal barriers that prevent women from making money. This podcast investigates why wealth is more accessible to men than women, and, in a world where net worth is a function of one’s network, invites psychologists, economists, anthropologists, activists, and more to democratize, demystify, and demasculinize wealth.
 
Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Since 1991, Between The Lines has provided in-depth, timely analysis on a wide range of political, economic and social issues including: the history and consequences of two U.S. wars with Iraq; increasing disparity in wealth in the U.S.; coverage of the global social justice movement and related protests challenging the ...
 
In a time of crisis and fast change, this podcast is a space to reflect and learn with change-makers working to tackle inequalities and injustice. We hear about the choices they make, the approaches they take, the obstacles they face and their hopes and dreams in making real change happen. As massive inequalities are threatening our societies and planet, join us to find out how to use this moment to turn the tide and shift power for a more just and equal world.
 
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Inequality Talks

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Inequality Talks

Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Aarhus

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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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We are witnessing a COVID-19 driven explosion in inequality. This week, Oxfam released its annual report, Inequality Kills, showing that the pandemic is killing at least 1 person every 4 seconds, while the ten richest men have doubled their fortunes during this same pandemic. This is the biggest single increase in billionaire wealth in recorded his…
 
By Amy Goodman & Denis MoynihanA graduated wealth tax on people with $5 million or more would raise $2.5 trillion annually and could pay to contain the pandemic, invest in public health to prevent the next one, and lift millions out of poverty. Tax the rich.Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Good…
 
As the World Economic Forum outlines its “Davos agenda” this week, international charity organisation Oxfam spotlights the inequalities that exist across the world. In its “Ïnequality kills” report, it calls for a tax on the super rich to fund public health programmes, for instance, among other social sectors. Oxfam India chief Amitabh Behar hopes,…
 
Journalist and researcher Paolo Sorbello gives his take on events in Kazakhstan. He says that what is going on has a lot to do with inequality and lack of representation, with inflation and fuel prices being the prime mover. He comments on the effects of the pandemic which have led to millions of unemployed. The […]…
 
LINKS TO GUESTS: Ben Burgis: https://www.youtube.com/c/BenBurgisGTAA https://www.callin.com/room/the-inequality-debate-callin-postgame-ZRJTbgnprU SOD: No link at this time Tickets for our 1st-ever MDD DEBATECON conference Saturday, January 15th and 16th in Dallas, TX are here: https://bit.ly/3qwKZYD The crowdfund link for the same MDD DEBATECON con…
 
Stefanie Stantcheva, economist at Harvard University, founded the Social Economics Lab to study inequality, our feelings about it, and how policies influence it. She says when we estimate how much money our colleagues make or how much taxes impact us, we are often very far off from the truth. Her research also shows that our misconceptions are ofte…
 
The second chapter of our three-part investigation into the abduction of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College in 2014 digs into the government cover-up of the crime. Weeks after the disappearance, the Mexican government released its official story: Corrupt police had taken the students and handed them to members of a local gang. …
 
Scientists Are Working On A Universal COVID Vaccine As the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spike around the U.S., there are scientists working not on variant-specific boosters, but on a vaccine that might cover every possible strain, past and future. Called universal vaccines, they require a fundamentally different approach from …
 
Identifying Animals Through Airborne DNA In recent years, the technique of eDNA—environmental DNA, or samples taken from the environment, as opposed to from a specific animal—has changed ecology research. Scientists have learned how to obtain eDNA from water samples, soil, and even the intestinal tract of other animals. Writing recently in the jour…
 
LINKS TO GUESTS: Dylan Burns: https://www.youtube.com/c/DylanBurnsTV Amy: https://www.youtube.com/c/AmyNewman TJump: https://www.youtube.com/c/TJump Jame Hake of the HAKE Report: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheHakeReport Rules for chat & MDD more broadly: -Chats disrespectful toward speakers will receive a warning. *Attack the ideas instead of the pe…
 
As of January 2022, the WHO reports that 5.5 million people have lost their lives to the pandemic. However, many research groups suggests that this number is likely to be a significant underestimate, although it is hard to be certain as counting mortality across the world is an exceptionally difficult task. In this episode of Coronapod we ask why, …
 
R&B singer-songwriter Maxwell talks about the 25th anniversary of his debut album, "Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite," a groundbreaking record of neo-Soul music. And, Oriini Kaipara is a Maori journalist from New Zealand who made history last month when she became the first woman with a traditional face marking to anchor a primetime TV news show. She joi…
 
As the Supreme Court debates various abortion-related laws before it, we revisit a conversation with Laura Kaplan, a former member of a Chicago group that provided abortions to women illegally before the Supreme Court legalized the procedure in the 1970s. And, high school students across the country are concerned about COVID-19 safety and demanding…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
The Guilty Feminist watches And Just Like That Presented by Deborah Frances-White and Alex Wyse Episode 8: Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered More about Deborah Frances-White https://deborahfrances-white.com https://twitter.com/DeborahFW https://www.virago.co.uk/the-guilty-feminist-book https://www.instagram.com/andjustlikethatcostumes https://podca…
 
Gratitude, like hope, is a skill. Daily cultivation leads to lower stress levels, stronger relationships, and higher emotional resilience. About Matthew Hepburn: Matthew Hepburn is a straight shooting, clear thinking, and dedicated meditation teacher. His personal practice caught fire over the course of several extended meditation retreats and volu…
 
In the latest edition of Across the Benches, Co-Director Jennifer Nadel interviews Labour MP Rupa Huq and the former Health Secretary Matt Hancock. They talk about the need for new institutions to encourage cross-party working, their worries about the toxicity of online debate, and their desires to improve the culture of politics.…
 
LINKS TO GUESTS: Kenny Bomer: http://www.kennybomer.com/ David Wood/Acts17Apologetics: https://www.youtube.com/c/Acts17Apologetics Rules for chat & MDD more broadly: -Chats disrespectful toward speakers will receive a warning. *Attack the ideas instead of the person, and you'll be fine. -Chatters continuing the disrespect after a warning will be ba…
 
Republican strategist Jason Roe and Democratic strategist Adrian Hemond join us to discuss the political challenges that school closures during the pandemic present for Democrats, and how Republicans plan to take advantage of it. And, a group of Massachusetts-based researchers and advocates say changing the name of schizophrenia could reduce the st…
 
"The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill" tells the inside story of one of the country's first internet celebrity pastors and how his fall from grace shattered a community. Podcast host Mike Cosper talks about this intersection of faith, fame and power. And, U.S. is sticking with its diplomatic boycott of China over human rights concerns ahead of the Olympi…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Last year, Capitalisn’t featured two episodes on the pluses and minuses of meritocracy. Supporters of meritocracy, such as Adrian Wooldrige, emphasize its ethical dimension. Critics, such as Michael Sandel, emphasize the luck component. At the end of the day, it is an empirical question, albeit a difficult one: How much of “success” is driven by ef…
 
In this episode, I talk to award-winning psychologist Ayelet Fishbach about the science of motivation. How do we motivate ourselves to do anything? From her extensive research, Ayelet shares with us four crucial strategies for successful behavior change: identify the right goals, avoid the “middle”, resist temptations, and seek social support. And …
 
On January 20, 2021, Joe Biden took the oath to become the forty-sixth President of the United States of America. After winning a historic mandate, he declared that America was back and promised that normalcy will be back. But after a series of issues, Biden’s approval ratings have sunk to a new low. As he completes one year in office, V Nivedita t…
 
How deep are your pockets? Are they big enough to carry all the things you need? Your money, keys and mobile phone? If you’re a woman, the answer is most likely a no. This little pouch has a lot to say about gender roles and a woman’s right to financial independence. We hear about the great divide in pocket designs that has existed for hundreds of …
 
The paralysis of politics in Congress leads us to turn away from Washington and look at the states: What can the Democrats do when they control a state government? Like California? Democrats there are proposing dramatic changes in health care, expanding coverage to everyone below the federal poverty line–regardless of immigration status. Sasha Abra…
 
Warning: In-Person debate with wonky audio. LINKS TO GUESTS: TJump: https://www.youtube.com/c/TJump David Wood: https://www.youtube.com/c/Acts17Apologetics OUR CHANNEL/PODCAST & HOW TO SUPPORT IT: My name is James and I'm a PhD student in psychology in Colorado, US. In my own academic journey, some academics (though not all) have become closed to c…
 
Cascade Institute's Thomas Homer-Dixon: Canadian Scholar Warns America is Moving Toward Democracy Collapse & Right-wing Dictatorship Witness Against Torture's Maha Hilal: After 20 Years, Human Rights Groups Continue to Demand Closure of U.S. Guantanamo Prison United Mine Workers of America's Phil Smith: Mine Workers Union Split with Manchin on His …
 
The Canadian government has agreed to pay $31 billion to compensate Indigenous families of about 115,000 children who were put into foster care for what Manitoba Indigenous Chief Cindy Woodhouse says had to do with poverty and racism — not parenting. She joins us. And, alpacas are abundant in Ohio. Questions about how to bolster the production of a…
 
The HBO documentary "Simple As Water" looks at four Syrian families who have been displaced and separated by the civil war. Filmmaker Megan Mylan joins us. And, chef Tanya Holland has closed her trailblazing Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland, California. She talks about her next chapter and what soul food dishes give her comfort these days.…
 
In this follow up News Brief to our Christmas-themed episode on Hallmark, we discuss an angle we glossed over in our episode: the anti-labor business model of Hallmark films and how they portend a trend in the film industry more broadly. After our episode was published, a screenwriter with experience working with Hallmark and Hallmark-adjacent prod…
 
Challenging the dogma of gene evolution, and how chiral nanoparticles could give vaccines a boost. In this episode: 00:45 Genome mutations may be less random than previously thought A long-standing doctrine in evolution is that mutations can arise anywhere in a genome with equal probability. However, new research is challenging this idea of randomn…
 
Cascade Institute's Thomas Homer-Dixon: Canadian Scholar Warns America is Moving Toward Democracy Collapse & Right-wing Dictatorship Witness Against Torture's Maha Hilal: After 20 Years, Human Rights Groups Continue to Demand Closure of U.S. Guantanamo Prison United Mine Workers of America's Phil Smith: Mine Workers Union Split with Manchin on His …
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
In this special crossover special with EconTalk, Tyler interviews Russ Roberts about his new life in Israel as president of Shalem College. They discuss why there are so few new universities, managing teams in the face of linguistic and cultural barriers, how Israeli society could adapt to the loss of universal military service, why Israeli TV is s…
 
“Lying flat” - or tang ping - is a trend among mainly young Chinese to opt out of the rat race and it represents the antithesis of a development model that has delivered extraordinary growth for the country over four decades. The sentiment has been widespread enough to warrant a public condemnation from the President. Xi Jinping.Ed Butler hears fro…
 
This episode features one of the world’s leading experts in depression and how meditation can help. Dr. Sona Dimidjian is a professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the director of the Renée Crown Wellness Institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder. This episode explores the seasonal impacts on depression, the research o…
 
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts discusses US-Russia tensions and corona tyranny. He doesn’t see how events in Kazakhstan could’ve been anything else but an attempted color revolution. While prior U.S. administrations in the 20th century worked to defuse tensions with Russia, Washington today is removing safeguards, not taking security talks seriously, and i…
 
Watch on: Rumble / BitChute / Brighteon Geopolitics & Empire · Paul Craig Roberts: It May Well Be the End of the World #254 Dr. Paul Craig Roberts discusses US-Russia tensions and corona tyranny. He doesn’t see how events in Kazakhstan could’ve been anything else but an attempted color revolution. While prior U.S. administrations in […]…
 
Are you one of the five million people with asthma in the UK? If so, could you be on a different inhaler - one that could control your asthma better while also being kinder to the planet? “Puffers” - or aerosol spray inhalers - contain potent greenhouse gases and can be tricky to use correctly, so not everyone can control their asthma. We speak to …
 
LINKS TO GUESTS: TJump: https://www.youtube.com/c/TJump Kenny Bomer: http://www.kennybomer.com/ OUR PODCAST Apple: apple.co/2LpVzR2 Spotify: spoti.fi/3nJwiOA ________________________________________________________________ OUR CHANNEL/PODCAST & HOW TO SUPPORT IT My name is James and I'm a PhD student in psychology in Colorado, US. In my own academi…
 
Roblox is a global phenomenon and the most popular video game platform in the U.S. and Europe. But critics say the company hasn't done enough to protect kids or share profits with the young developers. Journalist Quintin Smith talks about his investigations into Roblox Corporation. And, U.S. senators begin debating legislation on voting rights on T…
 
Last month, The New York Times delved into one specific website which provides methods, encouragement and even pressure to die by suicide. Journalist Megan Twohey co-reported the story, which serves as a cautionary tale for those who find these sites while they're looking for support. And, in Louisiana, more than 30 alligators have received the scr…
 
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