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New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Li ...
 
The 18th Amendment, which made it illegal to manufacture, sell, or transport alcohol, went into effect on January 17th, 1920. This led to 13 years of organized crime, corruption, and much bloodshed across the land, as well as what we now refer to as the Roaring ‘20’s. Due to the fortunate failed attempt at prohibition, there was an explosion of Americans developing their own recipes for beer and liquor. We want to praise those early companies that made it through the era and cheer those who ...
 
A teenager in Prohibition Chicago, haunted by disasters, breaks all his childhood vows of clean living and becomes a minor hoodlum. When he tries to recapture his dreams with a feisty former classmate, she says first quit the mob. He discovers that one doesn't just quit the mob and live to tell about it; he must find another way out.
 
A fortunate son and failed lawyer turned failed banker turned struggling stockbroker inexplicably marries well, crosses paths with Al Capone and determines, as his crowning achievement, to reform Capone and introduce him into polite society, of which he is its most marginal member. This mission, which Capone endorses while systematically murdering his competitors, and then his allies, poses one question. Is Capone ready for reform?
 
Professor David Nutt has spent a career making the argument for a rational, evidence-based approach to drug policy and drug use. The scientific evidence still challenges perceived wisdom on drugs and for that reason can appear to be contentious. In this podcast, the Professor explores the actual harms and potential benefits of various drugs, challenging myths surrounding classification and legislation, and exploring the societal impact of poorly informed drug policy. Using evidence in public ...
 
In today's global economy, understanding investment options can be an extremely challenging task. Investors are continually bombarded with hearsay opinions and ever-changing financial data. So, to prevail, serious investors need the benefit of market education and unbiased guidance. This realization is why a fast-growing number of listeners choose to make KPP Financial's 'InvestTalk' radio program and podcast a must have element of their investing strategy. InvestTalk is a weekday program th ...
 
St. Louis Missouri, Gateway to the Legalization. Grassroots Radio Active Marijuana’s Mission 1. G.R.A.M.’s Purpose: Informing Missourians about cannabis’ benefits opposed to prohibition’s harms, highlighting and humanize the cannabis consumer, and inspiring citizens into taking action to repeal marijuana prohibition. 2. G.R.A.M.’s Business: Providing relevant news, accurate information, scientific research, thought provoking interviews, alternative frames of mind, and leadership to activate ...
 
Drugs, drugs, drugs. Almost everyone uses them. Almost everyone has an opinion about them. Drug policy pioneer Ethan Nadelmann gets to the bottom of our strange relationship to drugs by talking with those who love them, hate them, and study them. We’d love to hear your stories and ideas. Send us a note at psychoactive@protozoa.com or leave a voicemail at 1-833-PSYCHO-0 (1-833-779-2460).
 
Imagine a South Africa where every person has the opportunity to fulfil their potential... This is the vision of the DG Murray Trust - a public innovator committed to developing South Africa’s potential through strategic investment. Brought to you by DGMT, the Up South podcast explores some of the ideas, solutions and innovations that we recognise as critical to our goal of creating an ethical and enabling environment where human needs and aspirations are met. The South Africa we dream of is ...
 
Week by week and episode by episode, your hosts, Jordan and Laney give the listeners exactly what they tuned in for: a descent into the most hellish stories history has to offer. Hellbound History is a biweekly podcast hosted by one history fanatic and one psychotherapist; both bringing their love for the sick, twisted and misunderstood. This podcast is for those who love the morbid, so beware - there may be a trigger lurking behind the corner. No detail will be left untouched, no matter how ...
 
Food with a side of science and history. Every other week, co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley serve up a brand new episode exploring the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food- or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chile peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. We interview experts, visit labs, fields, and archaeological digs, and generally have lots of fun while discovering new ways to think about and understand the world t ...
 
Antique Tea is a deep look into all the gossip you've never heard about...because everyone is already dead. Part history - part dish, Erica Maity researches the hell out of historical figures you may or may not know about. She digs deep and pulls out all the skeletons in their closet. Including their own skeleton. Then she serves up tea to her bestie Jason Hays who doesn't know history from his elbow. He devours the hot goss and spins his modern take on all their bullshit. It's just two good ...
 
Dj is an IT tech by day and a martial arts black belt/instructor by night. Mark is an ex-racer car driver who happens to also be a professional historian. What do they have in common? A love of whiskey and learning. So join us as each week we educate ourselves on a new topic, all the while sipping and review fine spirits and occasionally providing humorous banter. New episodes drop each Friday!
 
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In which Erica and Jason are joined by Kieryn Darkwater from the Kitchen Table Cult podcast to discuss Wayne Bidwell Wheeler, the rise of the Anti-Saloon League, and how the ASL's tactics were prologue to those used today by the Religious Right. Warning: this one gets really political. *Erica's recording software picked up the wrong mic, again. We'…
 
A tax package unveiled in the House would forbid individual retirement accounts from holding some types of private investments typically reserved for the wealthy. Today's Stocks & Topics: CCJ - Cameco Corp., Inflation, Inherited Stocks, CGC - Canopy Growth Corp., RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR (, ICLN - iShares Global Clean Energy ETF, VALE - Vale S.A. AD…
 
Well hello and welcome! Time for some hot vape VLOG DAY action. ReplayCrew those timestamps are the fist pinned comment underneath this video. More fun, less ... not fun, that's the new motto so tonight we will have many of the regular segments including Mail, Beer, GTKGG, Liquid Tasting, Retro Vapings, News and more. Mystery Package from Infinite …
 
In which the boys exit the dark times and talk about how crime lead to pastimes and how cocktails did eventually get less wild. Thank you to Nuno Henry Silva for the use of our intro and outro music. Check him out on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-327161148 Check out his first book, out now! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08SGWD2G4/ref=cm_sw_e…
 
This week on Legally Speaking with Michael Mulligan: Some people opposed to the requirement to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend non-essential businesses such as restaurants and bars have suggested that they have a right to do these things because of the BC Human Rights Code. While the BC Human Rights Code does have a provision that precludes di…
 
Carrie Nation was, of course, a prohibitionist. But so was Leo Tolstoy, Czar Nicholas II, and Vladimir Lenin; in fact, the first nation to prohibit the sale of alcohol was Russia. The first Socialist Prime Minister of Sweden was an advocate for temperance, and so was Tomas Masaryk, liberal founding-father of Czechoslovakia. As Mark Schrad writes in…
 
All our episodes are rocky, but this one is on purpose! Nick and Cait have returned from their adventures in Yosemite, and while out and about they've gained a taste for the miner's life! Nick brings in tales of Native American legends dealing with cave-inhabiting stone giants, and Cait has tales of angry helldogs that protect ancient miners' claim…
 
A listener writes in response to the Classic episode on legal drugs. A caller relates a story about drones built to look like birds. The guys dive into the concept of the iron law of prohibition. All this and more in this week's listener mail. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
In this second episode of the series of mini-casts (short podcasts within a podcast) ,The Translator host, Julie Mochan, gets talking about PTE 2020-02 with Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel for The Pacific Financial Group, Inc. , Jason Luhan. In December of 2020, the DOL adopted PTE 2020-02 🎙 Jason tells you who is affected by the DOL's…
 
The Dougherty Gang is the true story of three siblings in their 20s - two brothers and a sister - who went on an eight-day, fifteen-state, AK-47-wielding, bank robbing journey in 2011. It's a remarkable account that delves into the details of the complex circumstances that kicked off this crime spree, how they averted local, state and federal agent…
 
Tapering represents a teeing up of future rate hikes, though they appear to be at least a year in the distance. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing in ETFs, Leading Economic Index Report, Nike Sales, Debt, Rising Taxes, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Real Estate, POWW - AMMO Inc., TCS - Container Store Group Inc., ET - Energy Transfer LP, JPM …
 
After putting that lost year behind us, the boys get back in action once again at that wonderous annual Rock the Junction Craft Beer and Music Fest hosted by the Grand Junction Brewing Company in Westfield, Indiana. Whether it’s rain, shine or blistering summer heat, the local Westfield community which has embraced and supported Grand Junction even…
 
For decades, people across the United Kingdom have been reporting something strange: enormous, cat-like beasts popping up on the edges of cities, only to disappear without a trace. In today's episode, the guys dive into one of the strangest cryptid tales of the modern day -- ABCs, the Abnormally Big Cats of Europe. Learn more about your ad-choices …
 
Join Chloe Marie, research specialist, with host Audry Thompson in a recap of glyphosate litigation developments from the Center's Glyphosate Issue Tracker. The Center's Agricultural Law Issue Trackers document the chronological legislative, regulatory, and case law developments around important legal ag issues. Stay up to date with research from t…
 
Tactical asset allocation funds typically shift between asset classes in an attempt to benefit from shorter-term changes in market trends. Today's Stocks & Topics: TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc, PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., GRWG – Grow Generation Corp., PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., 401k, VFC - VF Corp., BIG - Big Lots Inc., Tapering. Advertis…
 
High-Rise is back on the road once again, this time in California for the Hall of Flowers event in Santa Rosa. Our hosts Cy Scott and Emily Paxhia keep this episode California forward as they discuss the uniqueness of how Hall of Flowers hosts the best of established and emerging cannabis brands from across the state, showcasing premium licensed pr…
 
Grow House Media Presents: The GROW HOUSE Podcast One of Bob Snodgrass’s original 24 apprentices, William “Boxfan” Menzies is a Texas glass pipe-making legend. Creator of the world-renowned American Helix pipe, Boxfan has traveled the world teaching his techniques and sharing his art with eager glass-blowers, and shares his wildest stories with us …
 
What makes California's almond industry so controversial? Is Fitbit gamifying physical fitness? What more can people learn about video game addiction (and why is this research so important)? Ben and Matt explore all this and more in this week's Listener Mail. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Patrick Radden Keefe is a brilliant journalist and staff writer for The New Yorker. His recent book, Empire of Pain, examines the ways in which the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma contributed to the opioid epidemic in the United States by aggressively marketing OxyContin to physicians and patients. His story is unique in its focus on the owner…
 
While resistance to vaccine mandates goes back 200 years but state laws allowing for religious exemptions were rare until the 1960s. And faith leaders from the Pope to imams have pushed Americans to get vaccinated. So why do religious exemptions exist? Reporter Andrew Meriwether digs into the complicated history of religious exemptions.…
 
New retirees, or anyone on the verge of retiring, may want to consider what an extended stock market dip would mean for their portfolio. Today's Stocks & Topics: Government & Cryptocurrency, Existing Home Sales, ADC - Agree Realty Corp., Institutional Ownership, Real Estate vs. Stock Market, ISRG - Intuitive Surgical Inc., HEMZX - Virtus Vontobel E…
 
What will happen to one of the world's most infamous modern prisons? How long can a person be held without trial -- and what happens when the government sets those people free? In the second part of this two-part series, the guys explore the future of Gitmo. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Alaska: big, open, frozen and wild. In 1867, the acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire was widely derided as “folly.” But early explorers like John Muir saw its potential, and clamored for its preservation in the face of increasing development and calls for statehood. Then oil was discovered in Alaska, and the real fight began. Caught betwe…
 
A brutal attack pushes Devil Anse Hatfield to an extreme act of revenge. The feud enters its bloodiest phase, and the consequences force the governors of Kentucky and West Virginia into a showdown. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. O…
 
Analysis shows that investors have not had a consistent 'appetite' for U.S. equity funds. Today's Stocks & Topics: RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, Homes Construction, China, Canadian Inflation, QS – Quantum Scape Corp. Cl A, ITW - Illinois Tool Works Inc., SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Researching a Company, Trust Funds, OGN - Organon & Co., Interest…
 
Blue takes over and opens with a joke that honors the comedic style of Norm Macdonald and the weekend update. Damok joins Blue to relieve him of the awkwardness of talking to himself. Damok chastises Blue for not loving the upcoming Matrix sequel and Blue interns chastises him for not appreciating the middle school age appeal of Gundam . . . who do…
 
Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie evaluate the border crisis and current state of immigration on this Monday's Reason Roundtable. Discussed in the show: 00:02: Immigration crisis at the border: What is happening and what are we doing about it? 39:27: Weekly Listener Question: Where do you get your news? 00:45: Cal…
 
In the UK, Prince Andrew's legal team attempts to dodge US rulings regarding Virginia Giuffre. In China, local protests trigger the relocation of a massive statue. Facebook and Ray-Ban team up to deploy their own spin on the controversial Google Glass. All this and more in this week's Strange News. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ih…
 
Historians are always interested in how things change over time, and it helps for the survival of the profession that most things do. But there are certain moments in history when things don't just change, they change so radically that it feels like going over a waterfall in a kayak.How do these moments of change come about? How can an entire socia…
 
Episode 188: In early October of 1994, during a bizarre, nearly simultaneous sequence of murder / suicides, in Quebec, and across the Atlantic in Switzerland, 53 members of the Order of the Solar Temple were found dead in burned out buildings. The deaths fulfilled what the cult’s leaders claimed was the group’s “final transit” or return to Unity wi…
 
New and improved, we've managed to squeeze 50% more hosts in this episode! Cait wanted to talk about boats this episode, so our good friend "Mel!" joins Nick to talk about haunted naval vessels, then Cait shares her much anticipated boat story (which we're pretty sure she's never heard before). Round the episode out with a sailor enticing dark rum …
 
One analyst thinks it is and he cites seasonal weakness, uncertainty over the COVID delta variant, and rising labor and material costs. Today's Stocks & Topics: SLGG - Super League Gaming Inc., VIA - Via Renewables Inc., Cryptocurrency, Free Money, TCS - Container Store Group Inc., Term Life Insurance, BIG - Big Lots Inc., STOR - STORE Capital Corp…
 
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