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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 ...
 
Tune in every week to catch interviews with the liveliest voices from literature, the arts, sciences, history, and public affairs; reports on cutting-edge works in progress; long-form narratives; and compelling excerpts from new books. A podcast from The American Scholar magazine. Hosted by Stephanie Bastek. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A program to discuss public relations topics, issues and more with professionals, educators, vendors and others. Guests from around the U.S. {and some international} will be interviewed. All while providing solid information of interest to public relations professionals at all levels. Topic ideas are invited. Available on Amazon Alexa..and rated "Top" / "Best" PR podcast by 6 sites in 2021.
 
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WORT News and Public Affairs

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Breaking news and feature stories straight from the WORT News team’s underground lair in Madison, Wisconsin. New episodes every Monday through Thursday at 7:30 PM. Also available live on 89.9 FM from 6:00-7:00 PM and online anytime at WORTFM.org.
 
Houston Matters is a radio program airing weekdays at 9 am on Houston Public Media News 88.7 FM in Houston. During each hour, we’ll investigate the issues and ideas, people and places that make Houston…well…Houston! We’ll talk about current events, politics, education, health care, the environment, business, transportation, arts and culture, literature, sports and leisure. But we also hope that what we do each day on Houston Matters serves as the beginning of a conversation — one we hope you ...
 
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Very Public Affairs Pod

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Very Public Affairs Pod

Centre for Corporate Public Affairs

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The Centre for Corporate Public Affairs is a membership-based organisation acknowledged internationally as a thought leader by business leaders, academics and professionals working in the field of corporate public affairs in the Asia-Pacific region. Each episode examines an aspect of best practice in corporate public affairs internationally, providing insight and guidance to public affairs practitioners working in corporations, connecting public affairs practitioners with ideas and practical ...
 
Opinion Has It by Project Syndicate features conversations with leading economists, policymakers, authors, and researchers on the world’s most pressing issues. Tune in for biweekly analyses and insights with our host Elmira Bayrasli, Foreign Policy Interrupted co-founder and Project Syndicate contributor. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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DDC Public Affairs

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TechTalks brings you into DDC Public Affairs' world of rapid and meaningful innovation, which is powering our clients’ public affairs solutions. Find out how we stay ahead of trends in PACs and advocacy, and leverage our technology to revolutionize public affairs, one experiment at a time. Hosted by our tech visionaries Jake Chapiesky, Product Manager & Joey Smith, Vice President of Technology Delivery.
 
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None Of The Above

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None Of The Above

Eurasia Group Foundation

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As the United States confronts an ever-changing set of international challenges, our foreign policy leaders continue to offer the same old answers. But what are the alternatives? In None Of The Above, the Eurasia Group Foundation’s Mark Hannah asks leading global thinkers for new answers and new ideas to guide an America increasingly adrift in the world. www.noneoftheabovepodcast.org
 
Moyers & Company was a weekly hour of compelling and vital conversation about life and the state of American democracy, featuring some of the best thinkers of our time. A range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers bring context, insight and meaning to important topics. The series occasionally included Bill Moyers' own timely and penetrating essays on society and government. (2012-2015)
 
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In 2013, culture critic Zeba Blay was the first person to use the hashtag #carefreeblackgirls. It would go on to become a viral term celebrating Black women online. Now, eight years later, she has published a book of pop culture essays with the same name, Carefree Black Girls, which she describes as “a meditation on what it means to be a Black woma…
 
Oscar Vasquez-Mena, PhD shares his story of growing up in the Mexican state of Chiapas and how he found his passion for science and engineering. He believes that the university should provide a sense of community and explains how he uses his research, the arts, and academic programs to support first generation students as they pursue a college educ…
 
Here's your WORT Local News for Tuesday, October 26th, 2021: Protesters push for immigration reform, the Kyle Rittenhouse trial is set to begin next week and in the second half, we learn the latest from the U-W campus, wild critters prepare for winter and go on an inter-galactic hunt for exoplanets.By WORT News and Public Affairs
 
Sometimes it’s right to be sceptical about new technologies. US tech reporter Katherine Gorman joins Sue Nelson to report on artificial intelligence and how it’s rapidly pervading our lives. Katherine reports from New York on controversial facial recognition cameras and we hear how regulators are struggling to keep up with innovation.Image: Concept…
 
The good news is that Ottawa transit users could be riding free of charge on the Confederation Line all December long. The bad news is that that shiny new light rail transit line would have to be back in service by then. It derailed in mid-September and has been out of service ever since. To fill us in on the whole story, we welcome Joanne Chianell…
 
The Toronto Transit system is 100 this year. In this segment, we'll look at the many issues it's experienced through the pandemic, how it's been dealing with them, and what the system's future looks like. With guests: Shoshanna Saxe, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto and the Canada R…
 
Many people in this country are on high numbers of different prescriptions, which can be incredibly helpful in keeping them healthy and comfortable. However, sometimes it becomes a problem. Emergency-room doctor Rohit Gandhi discusses the issue of polypharmacy and how to resolve it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Locals living along Kane Creek road are facing eviction while developers make new plans for the area. Longtime residents say they’ve already had trouble with limited housing options in Moab. Now forced out of their homes, they worry they will have nowhere else to go. Plus, a previously denied proposal to put a highway through the Book Cliffs has re…
 
What impact did Colin Powell, America’s 65th secretary of state under President George W. Bush, who passed away last week, make on US foreign policy? What is the legacy he leaves behind, and how does it inform where the United States is headed? This week, the Eurasia Group Foundation’s Mark Hannah is joined by Ravi Agrawal, Editor in Chief of Forei…
 
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd joins Mark Kenny on this week’s episode of Democracy Sausage to discuss the country’s climate policy ahead of COP26 and why the Australian government might be underestimating the public when it comes to reconciliation. How is the Australian prime minister likely to be received at the upcoming United Nations climate …
 
On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We discuss what higher oil prices lately mean for the city and the energy industry. And, with the World Series beginning tonight at Minute Maid Park, we discuss what another long playoff run for the Astros means for Houston. Also this hour: Harris County Elections Administrator Isabel Longoria talks about early voting,…
 
Here's your WORT Local News for Monday, October 25th, 2021: Despite setbacks, a south Madison development pushes forward, state lawmakers vote to expand work hours for teens, Senate Republicans launch their own investigation into the November 2020 election and in the second half, we get the week ahead in local government, revisit Madison’s 2022 bud…
 
Samples of your genetic material may exist at DNA testing and genealogy companies, bone marrow registries, cord blood banks, biobanks, or at fertility clinics. Who owns these samples and the data from them? And are these organizations able to do what they want with them? Joining the conversation are Tania Bubela, dean of the Faculty of Health Scien…
 
In 1951, Henrietta Lacks went to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment for her cervical cancer. Without her family's knowledge, cells from her tumour were taken and used by researchers there. Subsequently, they made a ground-breaking discovery with them, but her family didn't learn about any of it until decades later. Joining us for an update on the…
 
Dr. Janet Rossant, senior scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children, and president of the Gairdner Foundation, joins us to dispel myths about aborted fetal cells or embryonic stem cells used in the COVID-19 vaccines, and explains how these cell lines are applied in science. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission awarded $100 million dollars in federal pandemic relief money to projects expanding fiber broadband access. This comes at an especially crucial time. Work-from-home and virtual schooling have become increasingly common, even as nearly 22 percent of Wisconsin’s rural residents don’t have re…
 
Elections in some ways have been great drivers of conflict and tools of authoritarianism but they also bring about positive incremental change and provide some form of accountability. Our moderator Patrick Gathara, and discussants Rashid Abdi, Justin Willis and Samira Gaid reflect on the progress made in democratizing the East African region and wh…
 
On Monday's Houston Matters: Some 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August. That’s a record. So were the months before it. We learn what’s driving “The Great Resignation” and what it means here in Houston and across Texas. Also this hour: What’s driving Californians to resettle in Texas – and how will that affect life here? Then, how do you …
 
Professor Amra Sabic-El-Rayess was a Muslim teenager at the time of the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, 1992-96. She survived, and she epitomizes survival with a loving heart, and being positive change in our world. She shares the story of those1000 days in a griping memoir: The Cat I Never Named--A True Story of Love, War, and Survival. She is now a P…
 
Our review of The Agenda's week begins with Conservative Party of Canada Leader Erin O'Toole as he debriefs his election campaign performance. Then, a panel of Queen's Park watchers discusses the upcoming Ontario election. How are employers finding the province's vaccine passport? And, is it time to decriminalize drugs in Canada? See omnystudio.com…
 
With one year to go until Ontario's municipal elections, how can people with a variety of backgrounds be experiences be encouraged to seek local office? To do that, the Association of Municipalities Ontario has launched a campaign called ,We All Win., The AMO is highlighting municipal leaders and organizations who are making a difference when it co…
 
Late last year, the Art Gallery of Ontario announced the creation of the Department of Arts of Global Africa and the Diaspora. Its first full exhibition, "Fragments of Epic Memory," is now on display. TVO's diversity and inclusion reporter, Ashley Okwuosa, discusses how the new department came together, and how it's already building community. See …
 
Over the next few months at the Moab Museum, Hopi artists will demonstrate carving katsintithu (also known as ‘kachina dolls’). The artist demonstrations are part of a temporary exhibition titled ‘Hopi Katsina: Evolving Styles, Enduring Meanings,’ aiming to explore the cultural significance and artistic tradition related to katsintithu. Staff at th…
 
Thomas Sankara is often referred to as “Africa’s Che Guevara.” He was the revolutionary, anti-imperialist president of Burkina Faso from 1983 until his assassination in 1987. Now, thirty-four years later, fourteen men are on trial for Sankara’s murder. Today, Friday host Esty Dinur takes this opportunity to learn about Sankara’s life and leadership…
 
Elections in some ways have been great drivers of conflict and tools of authoritarianism but they also bring about positive incremental change and provide some form of accountability. Our moderator Patrick Gathara, and discussants Rashid Abdi, Justin Willis and Samira Gaid reflect on the progress made in democratizing the East African region and wh…
 
Elections in some ways have been great drivers of conflict and tools of authoritarianism but they also bring about positive incremental change and provide some form of accountability. Our moderator Patrick Gathara, and discussants Rashid Abdi, Justin Willis and Samira Gaid reflect on the progress made in democratizing the East African region and wh…
 
On Friday's Houston Matters: Dr. David Persse, the city's health authority, discusses the FDA’s approval of mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccine boosters as well as his outlook for the future of the pandemic. Also this hour: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, including using pizza to make a point about gerrymandering and an ultra-competit…
 
From MDMA to ketamine to psychedelics, the drugs we were told in high school that would ruin our lives are now being used to potentially save lives. Dr. Roger McIntyre, professor of psychiatry and pharmacology at the University of Toronto, discusses the growing promise of ketamine therapy to treat severe depression and the shift to cutting edge tre…
 
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) have called on federal lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of illegal drugs. The president of the CACP and head of the Waterloo Regional Police Services Chief Bryan Larkin; and Deputy Chief Fiona Wilson of the Vancouver Police Department, make the case for a new approach to …
 
As the opioid crisis continues to take lives, growing support has emerged for Canada to decriminalize the personal use of all illicit drugs. Is this a good idea? David Murray, former chief scientist in the U.S. federal government's Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Kwame McKenzie, psychiatrist and co-chair of Canada expert taskforce on su…
 
Oscar Vasquez-Mena, PhD shares his story of growing up in the Mexican state of Chiapas and how he found his passion for science and engineering. He believes that the university should provide a sense of community and explains how he uses his research, the arts, and academic programs to support first generation students as they pursue a college educ…
 
A private investigator working the double homicide cases of two Moab locals is proposing a novel technology to help find a suspect – satellite imaging. Today on the news, we explore whether or not satellite imaging can actually help fight crime in rural communities. Plus, if you’re a skier or snowboarder, there’s a good chance the artist you are mo…
 
The vote was unanimous - the Old Dominion University Board of Visitors voted Dr. Brian Hemphill as the 9th president of ODU, replacing retiring president John Broderick. Dr. Hemphill officially took office on July 1 of this year and is the first African American president in the University's 91-year history. Join us for an intimate conversation wit…
 
This episode originally aired on August 6, 2020. Historian Susan Reverby’s latest book offers a complex portrait of Alan Berkman, a doctor who was radicalized in the 1960s and joined a clandestine struggle for change, was imprisoned for nearly a decade, battled cancer several times over, and ended his life of activism with a successful campaign to …
 
On Thursday's Houston Matters: NPR's John Burnett joins us to talk about his recent visit to the Port of Houston to learn about the global supply chain crisis. Also this hour: Immigration, abortion, education, the environment – seems like, no matter what the topic, whatever controversy has reared its head, Texas is at the center of it. Does that ge…
 
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