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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: https://www.theskepticsguide.org
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
 
Bloomberg Law's Cases and Controversies brings you the latest from the Supreme Court. Each week we preview oral arguments at the Court or feature in-depth interviews. We explore critical legal issues with Supreme Court advocates, judges, law professors, lawyers, and legal journalists. Hosts: Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin.
 
Each week we bring you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We want to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters.
 
*** Named a best podcast of 2021 by Time, Vulture and Esquire. *** Each Tuesday and Friday, Ezra Klein invites you into a conversation on something that matters. How do we address climate change if the political system fails to act? Has the logic of markets infiltrated too many aspects of our lives? What is the future of the Republican Party? What do psychedelics teach us about consciousness? What does sci-fi understand about our present that we miss? Can our food system be just to humans an ...
 
The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Fea ...
 
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Atheist Nomads

Dustin Williams, Lauren Studley

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We host a weekly show out of Boise, ID covering the latest in religious leaders behaving badly, church/state entanglement issues, and other topics of interests to atheists. On occasion we also do interviews with leaders in the atheist, skeptic, and humanist community.
 
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Rachelle Saunders, Bethany Brookshire, Anika Hazra, & Marion Kilgour

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Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science might change our future.
 
Join Thomas for some critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way! This is not your typical interview podcast; it’s a friendly dialogue, conducted thoughtfully and with plenty of humor. It's Serious Inquiries Only; but like, not boring or anything.
 
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.
 
Power Problems is a bi-weekly podcast from the Cato Institute. Host John Glaser offers a skeptical take on U.S. foreign policy, and discusses today’s big questions in international security with distinguished guests from across the political spectrum. Podcast Hashtag: #FPPowerProblems. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Merseyside Skeptics Society

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InKredulous is the topical, skeptical, news quiz game from the Merseyside Skeptics Society. We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of scientific skepticism on Merseyside, around the UK and internationally.
 
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Josh Cowls and Nayana Prakash

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Oxford Internet Institute PhD students Josh Cowls and Nayana Prakash discuss the latest news in the world of tech, turning a skeptical eye to Silicon Valley and the use and misuse of technology around the world.
 
Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe. Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and monthly podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
 
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On this week’s episode of The Waves, Slate editor-at-large Noreen Malone and executive producer of Slate podcasts Alicia Montgomery talk about Vice President Kamala Harris. They unpack what she’s done (and hasn’t done) and how the White House may be using her as a shield for unpopular policies. Then they dig into whether it’s possible to turn Harri…
 
All signs point to rough congressional elections next year. What are House Democrats doing to hold their majority? Guest: Rep. Sean Maloney (D-N.Y.), chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus e…
 
Every day in the United States, more than 10,000 babies are born and 10,000 people turn 65. But America doesn’t have anything close to a comprehensive family policy. That means no guaranteed paid family leave, no universal child care or preschool and a patchwork system of elder and disability care that leaves millions without support. American fami…
 
As the year begins to wrap up, we’re joined by Adweek’s agencies editor, Jameson Fleming, and European creativity editor, Brittaney Kiefer to discuss Adweek’s 2021 Agency of the Year honorees. Listen to hear who won in each category and check out the full stories below! Check out all of Adweek’s 2021 Agency of the Year honorees: 2021 US Agency of t…
 
Show Notes Dr. Bruce Boros and Six Others From Florida COVID Summit Fall Sick Trump mocked over picture of him receiving honorary taekwondo black belt Research: Disinformation stifles climate change talk, tips to help Mike Lindell Blames a Vast GOP Conspiracy for His Supreme Court Failure The Unvaxxed Lefties Hiding in Plain Sight Climate change...…
 
After oral arguments last week, the Supreme Court looks ready to overturn Roe v. Wade. How did conservatives get to this moment when the majority of Americans favor legalized abortion? And do liberals have the patience to keep the fight alive? Guest: Mark Joseph Stern, staff writer at Slate covering the Supreme Court. If you enjoy this show, please…
 
Last week we filled your reading list with 2021's best science books, and this week we're back with Bethany and Rachelle's giddy, geeky, and (hopefully) delightful list of non-book gift ideas to surprise the nerd in your life. And as always, we've created a companion blog post to this episode with links to everything we talked about (while supplies…
 
News of the Bogus: 0:34 – USA Today: Cops who report excessive force and other misconduct risk their jobs https://archive.ph/OeEBA 7:24 – Mother and Daughter Spend Months in Jail After Cops Mistake Tea for Drugs https://www.vice.com/en/article/bvnzzq/mother-daughter-jailed-tea-mistaken-for-drugs 11:35 – “The Pirate Bay Can’t Be Stopped,” Co-Founder…
 
With a growing number of Americans vaccinated, many are contemplating traveling for the holidays, despite concerns about a new COVID variant. For Black travelers, navigating an unfamiliar society’s ideas about race adds another complication. On this episode of A Word, Jason Johnson is joined by veteran lifestyle journalist and travel expert Dayvee …
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:03:30 A Day in Court Bradley John Hill - the licensee of a Hunter Valley pub that breached public health orders in regards to COVID-19 - was fined in a Singleton courthouse on Thursday. But just who exactly was in court? Strange story indeed. https://www.singletonargus.com.au/story/7534943/singleton-caledonia…
 
Topics covered: I am closing patreon. change your download link to get show from another podcast player. Annuity Math - how an annuity grows and pays out funds 401k rollover. Discussion of prohibited transactions and how they may be avoided. 401k - Free suggestions on how to invest may no longer be available. The 4% rule! Should it be 3.3%? Can it …
 
What’s on my mind: Modern Monetary Theory and Build Back Better: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/f/fiatmoney.asp, https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-economist-who-believes-the-government-should-just-print-more-money News: Supreme Court Appears Poised to Overturn Roe v. Wade: https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/12/01/us/abortion-mississip…
 
Fresh off the contentious argument over Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and the future of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court turns toward its final hearings of 2021. They include cases on religious-school funding, immigration, ERISA, and criminal procedure, including an ineffective assistance of counsel case that could lead to an innocent person bei…
 
By now, the new coronavirus variant has been detected in dozens of countries – including the U.S. On this week’s On the Media, hear what pigeons can tell us about how to react to the omicron variant. Plus, why we should know the names of the scientists in Botswana, South Africa, and Hong Kong who found the new strain. And what rights we do, and don…
 
Can we predict the future more accurately? It’s a question we humans have grappled with since the dawn of civilization — one that has massive implications for how we run our organizations, how we make policy decisions, and how we live our everyday lives. It’s also the question that Philip Tetlock, a psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania an…
 
On Monday, Jack Dorsey stepped down as CEO of Twitter. It’s not the first time he’s left the job. Is this really the end for the man who guided Twitter through the Trump era? And how will the platform change without him at the helm? Guest: Nick Bilton, special correspondent at Vanity Fair Host: Lizzie O’Leary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
 
Jesse and Brittany discuss their attempts to stay calm in the midst of the continued pandemic, President Biden’s five-point plan to address the new variant, an update to Critical Race Theory Watch given recent attempts to ban books in Tennessee, Chris Cuomo’s indefinite suspension from CNN, oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the case about …
 
We talk about the oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the Mississippi abortion law case, including Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s eloquent plea for women over religious doctrine. Reproductive Rights Intern Barbara Alvarez reads the poignant letter she has written to Sotomayor. Then we speak with Willie O. Cartwright about his new book, From Saved…
 
This week we talk about the World Congress of Families, the organization exporting anti-LGBT and anti-abortion laws to Africa and Eastern Europe. The feedback form is at atheistnomads.com/contact Leave us voice message at atheistnomads.com/speakpipe Support the show at atheistnomads.com/donate Subscribe at atheistnomads.com/subscribe Join our Disco…
 
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was recently placed on indefinite leave by the network for his involvement in the damage control operations of his brother, former NY governor Andrew Cuomo, over the last year. A trove of documents revealed that Chris had overstepped ethical lines to help protect Andrew while he was under fire for allegations of sexual harass…
 
On this week’s episode of The Waves, Slate editor-at-large Noreen Malone and executive producer of Slate podcasts Alicia Montgomery talk about Vice President Kamala Harris. They unpack what she’s done (and hasn’t done) and how the White House may be using her as a shield for unpopular policies. Then they dig into whether it’s possible to turn Harri…
 
Guest Jay Radcliffe from Thermo Fisher Scientific shares his advice and security concerns with smart devices since the holiday gifting season is around the corner, Joe and Dave have some listener follow up about 2FA, Joe's got a story about the Robinhood breach, Dave's story is about numerous LinkedIn requests from HR specialists with GAN images (G…
 
Even as Michael Jordan led the Bulls to the most glorious NBA Championship reign in history, Jerry Krause spouted: “Organizations win championships—not players.” But looking at say, Tesla, a company whose valuation boggles the mind when compared to any other car company, you might ask “what would Tesla be worth without Musk?” Maybe the only way to …
 
The Chaps are back! You may not thank us for this, by the time yoiu finish this episode! Dan has been dating again.. find out how he got on.. There's some Klingon therapy, and something unpleasant in the postbox. One of our Agents almost kills Ollie. And will Spike finally surge ahead in The Snopes Game (no, he won't!) All this, plus Sir Michael, s…
 
This week is Hanukkah, Judaism’s eight-day festival of lights. With its emphasis on present-giving, dreidel games and sweet treats, the holiday seems to be oriented towards kids. Even the story of Hanukkah has had its edges shaved down over time. Ostensibly, the holiday is a celebration of a victory against an oppressive Greek regime in Palestine o…
 
This weeks supporter: Webshop code PBN20 (valid for 1st time use for customers, currently end-date set for end of January 22) is created and good to go.(Code applies in all of their European webshops for first time buyers). https://www.eatPlanted.comWith us today is leading plant-based physician Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez, CEO Human Restoration Program …
 
In November, South Africa alerted the world to Omicron, a new strain of COVID-19. Then, as cases began to pop up worldwide, the World Health Organization labeled it a “variant of concern.” What do we know about Omicron, and just how worried should we be? Guest: Dr. Katelyn Jetelina, assistant professor with the School of Public Health at UTHealth a…
 
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