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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
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
Hosts Jesse Torres and Sid Voorakkara, cofounders of Small Business Front Inc., have important and valuable conversations with guests such as policy makers, economic development agencies, CEO's, entrepreneurs, and more to provide resources and assistance to small businesses to hack their way to success.
 
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INGSA Horizons

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INGSA Horizons

International Network for Government Science Advice - INGSA

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Great conversations at the intersection between science, society and policy. Brought to you by the world's leading network for science advice and science diplomacy practitioners, INGSA Horizons is a podcast of challenging topics of interest to everyone. COVID pulled back the curtain on the importance of good science informing smart policy - join us as we explore this critical, but often invisible space between.
 
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Freakonomics Radio

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Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
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NCUSCR Interviews

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NCUSCR Interviews

National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

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This series features brief discussions with leading China experts on a range of issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including domestic politics, foreign policy, economics, security, culture, the environment, and areas of global concern. For more interviews, videos, and links to events, visit our website: www.ncuscr.org. The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citize ...
 
Current strategies to successfully influence public policy and engage in advocacy, even in unpredictable times. Discover how to make real connections with elected officials and key decision influencers and how to effectively tell your story for maximum benefit. Join host Cori Henderson, MPA to learn the secrets used by public affairs professionals so you can raise your organization’s profile and have your voice heard by policymakers for the right reasons. Because 2020 made it clear that no o ...
 
Hello and welcome to Brighter Futures - the podcast brought to you by Education Development Trust. I’m Tony McAleavy from Education Development Trust and I’ll be your host throughout this series. Since starting as Education Director here I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in extensive education reform within many countries across the world, particularly those in the UK, Middle East and Africa. Education Development Trust are a non-for-profit organisation working towards more positive ed ...
 
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NCUSCR U.S.-China Insights

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NCUSCR U.S.-China Insights

National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

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NCUSCR's new podcast series features short interviews and explainers on timely issues in the U.S.-China relationship with leading experts. For more interviews, videos, and links to events, please visit us at: www.ncuscr.org. The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading American nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citizens of both countries.
 
Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. LSE has 16 Nobel prize w ...
 
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The Received Wisdom

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The Received Wisdom

Shobita Parthasarathy & Jack Stilgoe

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Are robots racist? Should we regulate gene editing? Have people stopped trusting experts? Does scientific research make the world a more unequal place? The Received Wisdom is a podcast about how to realize the potential of science and technology by challenging the received wisdom. Join Shobita and Jack as they talk to thinkers and doers from around the world about governing science and technology to make the world a better place.
 
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Mind of State

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Mind of State

Mind of State Media, LLC

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Mind of State is a podcast where politics and psychology meet. Each episode features lively commentary on current events, policymakers, and the body politic, and how we have arrived at this moment, as observed through both a political and psychological lens. We explore how "mind" impacts "state" — and vice versa. Tune in, as co-hosts Betty Teng and Jonathan Kopp engage in nuanced conversation with experts from the worlds of politics and psychology as well as others from related fields who ha ...
 
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 ...
 
Right-wing authoritarian and extremist movements are on the march worldwide. This podcast will host some of the globe's leading experts on the radical right to help us understand the development of these extremists. Each episode, hosts and guests bring their specialist insights to break down the critical people, places, organizations, actions, and ideas of the radical right. Produced by the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right
 
Hello and welcome to GARP’s Climate Risk Podcast series, where we will be investigating how climate change is impacting the world of business and finance and what this means for risk management. Through the course of this series we will be bringing you insights from those working at the cutting edge of climate change. We will be joined by regulators, business leaders and risk practitioners who will help us build up a holistic view of the risks and opportunities that climate change poses and ...
 
This series gives voice to the many volunteers of the Transportation Research Board and other leading transportation experts. Co-hosts Elaine Ferrell and Paul Mackie explore the latest and most critical research and innovations in transportation. The show is a production of TRB and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
 
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Consequential

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Consequential

Block Center for Technology and Society at Carnegie Mellon University

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Consequential is a podcast that looks at the human side of technological change and develops meaningful plans of action for policymakers, technologists and everyday people to build the kind of future that reduces inequality, improves quality of life and considers humanity. Over the course of the first season, we will unpack important topics like industry disruption, algorithmic bias, human-AI collaboration, re-skilling and the future of work, as well as discuss policy interventions for using ...
 
How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.
 
Connected Social Media works with the world's most innovative companies to tell the stories behind their press releases and their products. Whether you're a blogger, a journalist, an investor or an engaged consumer, you'll get valuable insights and information from the people behind the people behind the projects that drive modern life - everything from microchips to microfinance, from wifi to disaster recovery. Brilliant, hard-working and dedicated executives, engineers, analysts and entrep ...
 
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Instead of fighting inflation, Washington sits idly by or, worse, pushes misguided legislation like Biden's Build Back Better Act that would make inflation worse. Policy negligence leaves inflation to an increasingly overwhelmed Federal Reserve, a playbook that turned to disaster in the 1970s. As this leadership void continues, Americans stand alon…
 
Instead of fighting inflation, Washington sits idly by or, worse, pushes misguided legislation like Biden’s Build Back Better Act that would make inflation worse. Policy negligence leaves inflation to an increasingly overwhelmed Federal Reserve, a playbook that turned to disaster in the 1970s. As this leadership void continues, Americans stand alon…
 
There was a shortage of health care workers before COVID. Now that the dwindling labor pool is a top news headline, the realization has set in – which medical professionals were trying to communicate from the beginning of the pandemic – that one of COVID’s worst effects is that it overwhelms medical systems and challenges short-staffed hospitals to…
 
Since Biden has nothing for the country to be optimistic about he's just going to fake it which could lead to further problems down the road and a Georgia DA is on a fishing mission asking for a grand jury investigation into President Trump. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/erick-erickson-show/…
 
Sponsored by X-Chair As in 2008, the Chinese government will soon host Olympic Games. Talking about the issues with Jay is Perry Link, the estimable China scholar. Should the U.S. be boycotting? Is a diplomatic boycott enough? How about Peng Shuai, the tennis player? Should Elon Musk be doing business in Xinjiang Province, or East Turkestan, where …
 
Sponsored by Masterworks On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Power the Future's Daniel Turner and Federalist Senior Editor Christopher Bedford join Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to reflect on one year of President Joe Biden's disastrous energy policies. They also break down how exactly Biden's opposition to the oil and gas industry is re…
 
President Biden held his marathon of a presser yesterday, and there are several takeaways from it. The biggest perhaps were Biden's comments on the legitimacy of upcoming elections, and how it hinges on the passing of his voting rights bill. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/byron-york-show/bide…
 
Bill spoke with Michael Shellenberger. He's the Founder and President of Environmental Progress and author of the book "San Fransiko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/bill-bennett-show/michael-sh…
 
Join Jim and Greg as they recap the saving of the filibuster by Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema. They recoil as the president suggests minor Russian incursions might not merit a strong response. And they fire back as Biden suggests this year's midterm elections might not be legitimate unless his legislation passes. Join the conversation and co…
 
This week's Reagan Forum Podcast goes back to last month's Reagan National Defense Forum, for our 4th panel of the day, entitled Defense in the Digital Age: US Cyber Capabilities and the Future of Warfare. The panel included Representative Mike Gallagher, Admiral Michael Gilday, Chief of Naval Operations for the US Navy, Dr. Alex Karp, Cofounder an…
 
No, really. You deserve an award! The Chicks dish about Biden's press conference and all the issues they had with it. From his abrupt answers, aggressive attitude towards reporters, to Democratic news outlets applauding his performance afterwards. Please visit our great sponsors: My Pillow https://www.mypillow.com/chicks Save 40% off on the new My …
 
As we head into 2022, Jo and Maxine look back at the past year of Climate Risk Podcasts, reviewing key learnings from our guests and discussing recent trends in climate risk management. From lawyers to professors, regulators to entrepreneurs, we’ve had a great variety of guests talk about a wide range of topics over the last year. This episode re-e…
 
This week on JobMakers, host Denzil Mohammed talks with Gaetan Kashala, immigrant from the Democratic Republic of Congo, co-founder of Globex Corporate, a consulting firm connecting the U.S. to Central and Western African businesses and governments, and also the engagement director for AIM, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. Gaetan has bui…
 
Today's show is dedicated to Joe Biden's ponderously long press conference, in which the president made more news in a shorter period than perhaps any of his predecessors, and none of it good. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/commentary-podcast/the-worst-press-conference-in-presidential-history…
 
Swimmer and Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps says sports should be played on an "even playing field." During a recent interview with CNN, Phelps was asked to give his opinion about University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas. Thomas is a biological male who competed as a male for three years before switching to the women's team in 2020, after…
 
Editor R. R. Reno is joined by Brian C. Anderson, editor of City Journal, to talk about his article from the February print edition, "The Genius of Ivan Illich." They discuss the life of Ivan Illich, his influence on the homeschooling movement, and the lasting importance of his attack on the biomedical security state. Join the conversation and comm…
 
Last summer, billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson competed to one-up each other's accomplishments in space flight while Elon Musk's SpaceX continued to make history with its reusable launches. But are all these efforts nothing more than wasteful vanity projects among the uberrich? I'm joined today by Robert Zubrin to talk about why the emerg…
 
In the midst of the so-called Great Resignation, the far left is calling for the abolishment of all work. Leftist politicians and activists call for the government to step in and create a massive welfare state to eliminate the need for Americans to work at all. Robert Rector, The Heritage Foundation's senior research fellow for domestic policy stud…
 
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…
 
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