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The Economic Club of Minnesota (ECOM) provides a high-profile, non-partisan platform for national and international leaders in business, government and public policy to present their ideas on how Minnesota can better compete in the global economy and how America can most effectively provide world leadership on economic and strategic issues.
 
Fresh Energy is speeding Minnesota’s transition to a clean energy economy, which will ensure that our region enjoys good health, a vibrant economy, and thriving communities today and for generations to come. Working purely in the public interest, Fresh Energy’s team of scientists, economists, policy analysts, and educators develops and advances solutions that secure a clean energy future where all can thrive. Sign up for our monthly listserv focused on clean energy issues in Minnesota here: ...
 
Want to keep up with all the news from China’s business scene but short on time? Then tune into the Caixin China Biz Roundup! Each weekday, we break down the biggest developments in the Asian giant’s economy, financial world and tech sphere — all in around 15 minutes! Expect to find lots of analysis and informative updates delivered in a fun, light-hearted manner. Also on our channel is the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief and China Stories, which are both produced in collaboration with SupChina ...
 
"Then and Now" connects events from the past with today's news headlines. Current episodes are history topics from my global culture and history course. In 2006, the podcast started as a project with students in my introductory global history and culture course at the University of Minnesota. Previous episodes in the podcast included a review of history topics, special music episodes connecting a country's culture with its artistic production through music, special interview episodes with vo ...
 
The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is the scholarly home of International law at the University of Cambridge. The Centre, founded by Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC in 1983, serves as a forum for the discussion and development of international law and is one of the specialist law centres of the Faculty of Law. The Centre holds weekly lectures on topical issues of international law by leading practitioners and academics. For more information see the LCIL website at http://www.lcil.cam.ac.uk/
 
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The Score

Minnesota Opera

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It's time to put opera on game! Hosts Lee Bynum (VP, Impact), Paige Reynolds (Civic Engagement Manager), and Rocky Jones (EDI Director) are three Black artists, pop culture aficionados, and arts administrators at Minnesota Opera, who are working every day to bring more diversity, equity, and inclusivity into opera and classical music. The Score is their provocative, thoughtful, and humorous commentary on opera's past, present, and future, as seen through an anti-racist and anti-oppressive le ...
 
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Truth or BS Podcast

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Kruskopf & Company (KC Truth)

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Truth or BS is a variety podcast recorded live at the Truth Bar in downtown Minneapolis, MN where panelists, guests and entertainers discuss the topics of today. From politics and business to culture and society, from local to global news. It’s one part late night talk show, one part happy hour, and there's only one rule: no BS allowed.
 
Registered as a Not for Profit Company in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the Clean Energy Business Council is the pre-eminent organisation representing the private sector involved in the clean energy sector across the MENA region.Our goal is to establish a dialogue between the public and private sectors to drive the development of appropriate and much needed regulation and policy to support the development of this vital sector.If your goal is to be a leader in the clean energy sector anywhe ...
 
What's the first thing you do in the morning when you get out of bed? For many global citizens, it's starting their coffee brewing process. This podcast is designed to be played when you start that cup of joe in the morning and end right about when it's ready to be served. With new episodes every Monday, you can start your week off with some fun facts and information about a variety of topics.
 
Historically known as a nomadic people, the Somali diaspora's presence can be felt in nearly every country and region of the world. Often pioneering as the first generation in their families to be successful in their education and careers, the process in which it takes to break those barriers is rarely highlighted. This podcast aims to celebrate and highlight Somali excellence while shedding light on the countless success stories within our community both on a local and global scale. Focusin ...
 
Survive and thrive in today's economy! With over 1,100 episodes in this Monday - Friday podcast, business and investment guru Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and financial experts including; Steve Forbes (Freedom Manifesto), Tomas Sowell (Housing Boom and Bust), Noam Chomsky (Manufacturing Consent), Jenny Craig (Health & Fitness CEO), Jim Cramer (Mad Money), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Todd Akin (Former US Congressman), Will ...
 
A Democratic Socialist’s Almanac is a podcast exploring all things relevant to Socialism today, from the latest scholarship regarding the socialist tradition to socialist reflections on our current moment and where to go from here. Below is a partial prospectus with a subject by subject bibliography. Written by Lelyn R. Masters with a Memphis Music Soundtrack by Harry Koniditsiotis Marx’s Epicurianism Fusaro, Diego. Marx, Epicurus, and the Origins of Historical Materialism. Permanent Press, ...
 
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The depiction of the philosopher compiling documents and recording laws is based on a misunderstanding, says legal professor Wang Chang Read the article by Wang Chang: https://www.caixinglobal.com/2021-10-02/weekend-long-read-what-a-minnesota-mural-of-confucius-tells-us-about-misinterpretation-101777253.html Narrated by Sylvia Franke Wang Chang is …
 
With the Global Climate Summit around the corner, countries and corporations are making major announcements for climate action. As our Senior Science Policy Director J. Drake Hamilton prepares to travel to Glasgow to attend the summit, we sat down with her for a behind-the-scenes look at what to expect at this year’s United Nations Climate Change C…
 
Hear from speaker Dr. Raymond Kuo, Political Scientist with the RAND Corporation, and expert in international security and East Asia, as he discusses what the future holds for U.S.-Korea relations. About Raymond Kuo Dr. Raymond Kuo is a Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation and an expert in international security and East Asia. Previously, he…
 
Today's Flash Back Friday is from episode 619 with Adam Taggart originally published last January 11, 2016. You may want to make sure your portfolio is diversified with a big chunk of hard assets before listening to this podcast. Jason’s guest, Adam Taggart, is the coauthor (along with Chris Martenson) of Prosper and The Crash Course. The books des…
 
Willi Braun's Jesus and Addiction to Origins: Towards an Anthropocentric Study of Religion (Equinox, 2020) constitutes an extended argument for an anthropocentric, human-focused study of religious practices. Part I presents the basic premise of the argument, which is that there is nothing special or extraordinary about human behaviors and construct…
 
Sandfuture (MIT Press, 2021) is a book about the life of the architect Minoru Yamasaki (1912–1986), who remains on the margins of history despite the enormous influence of his work on American architecture and society. That Yamasaki’s most famous projects—the Pruitt-Igoe apartments in St. Louis and the original World Trade Center in New York—were b…
 
Today I spoke to Nick R. Smith to talk about how China's expansive new era of urbanization threatens to undermine the foundations of rural life, which he writes about in his recently published book The End of the Village: Planning the Urbanization of Rural China (U Minnesota Press, 2021). Centered on the mountainous region of Chongqing, which serve…
 
In this re-issued and updated episode, original host, Joann Perry, speaks with Mathew Walker about his participation in the Alternatives to Violence Program (AVP). Joann learns how exposure to the principles and skills of nonviolence helped him gain greater self-awareness and empowered him with new tools for transforming conflict situations. After …
 
What is the future of care? In The Care Crisis: What Caused It and How Can We End It? (Verso, 2021), Emma Dowling, an associate professor at the Institute for Sociology University of Vienna, introduces the extent of the global crisis of care. Drawing on a feminist perspective, the book thinks through the multiple ways that care is rendered invisibl…
 
Octopus month has morphed seamlessly into Multispecies month here at RtB, bringing with it not only last week's piece on chimpanzees, but also this sparkling conversation about all sorts of multi-species communities. Recorded live in front of an audience of writing students and introduced by Brandeis physicist Matthew Headrick, it features Patricia…
 
The construction of collective identity among the Muridiyya abroad is a communal but contested endeavor. Differing conceptions of what should be the mission of Muridiyya institutions in the diaspora reveal disciples’ conflicting politics and challenge the notion of the order’s homogeneity. While some insist on the universal dimension of Ahmadu Bamb…
 
In Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño (Duke UP, 2017), Alex E. Chávez explores the contemporary politics of Mexican migrant cultural expression manifest in the sounds and poetics of huapango arribeño, a musical genre originating from north-central Mexico. Following the resonance of huapango's improvisat…
 
Katherine Young, Turbulent Transformations: Non-Brahmin Śrīvaiṣṇavas on Religion, Caste and Politics in Tamil Nadu (Orient Blackswan, 2021) studies the interlinking of religious, social and political identities in modern Tamil Nadu. Through interviews with non-Brahmin Śrīvaiṣṇavas of many castes, but especially belonging to the lower-caste groups, …
 
A year to date inflation report on products and services via Statista.com, shrink-flation on the Hotel front and other industries, the supply chain crisis, the massively understated CPI, Inflation Induced Debt Destruction! Let's Go Brandon! And today's guest is Parag Khanna, author of the new book Move: The Forces Uprooting Us. It is a fascinating …
 
In the last two decades, amid the global spread of smartphones, state killings of civilians have increasingly been captured on the cameras of both bystanders and police. Screen Shots: State Violence on Camera in Israel and Palestine (Stanford UP, 2021) studies this phenomenon from the vantage point of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territori…
 
In The Better Angels of Our Nature Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argued that modern history has witnessed a dramatic decline in human violence of every kind, and that in the present we are experiencing the most peaceful time in human history. But what do top historians think about Pinker's reading of the past? Does his argument stand up to his…
 
Countering the traditional narrative of "migration as crisis," Global Nomads tells the story of a group of people for whom migration is not a symptom of a disordered world, but rather an ordinary practice full of social and personal meaning. Decentering migration from North America and Europe, this ethnography explores how ethnic Fulbe people in th…
 
A room’s acoustic character seems at once the most technical and the most mystical of concerns. Since the early Enlightenment, European architects have systematically endeavored to represent and control the propagation of sound in large interior spaces. Their work has been informed by the science of sound but has also been entangled with debates on…
 
Today, journalists, legal professionals, activists, and artists challenge the state's monopoly on investigation and the production of narratives of truth. They probe corruption, human rights violations, environmental crimes, and technological domination. Organisations such as WikiLeaks, Bellingcat, or Forensic Architecture pore over open-source vid…
 
Today Jason talks about inflation, shrink-flation at the gas pumps, shortage induced inflation, what Governor Rick Desantis is doing to stem the tide of supply chain shortages, Southwest Airlines debacle, the Vax Mandate and the great resignation, The Goldman Sachs report versus the HCI or the Hartman Comparison Index and the birthday contest resul…
 
Join us for a conversation with Frank Jaskulke and Joe Connolly, the founder and CEO of Visana Health. After watching his mom suffer for decades to get the right treatment and diagnosis for endometriosis, Joe became determined to make a change in women's healthcare. He started Visana Health, a virtual-first company that focuses on benign gynecology…
 
Lecture summary: 20 years after the events of 9/11 and as we assess the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban fundamental questions about the scope, success and future of counter-terrorism need to be asked and answered. What have the last 20 years of a global architecture of counter-terrorism delivered, what have been the costs, and how can those cost…
 
The mass shooting at a queer Latin Night in Orlando in July 2016 sparked a public conversation about access to pleasure and selfhood within conditions of colonization, violence, and negation. Queer Nightlife (U Michigan Press, 2021) joins this conversation by centering queer and trans people of color who apprehend the risky medium of the night to e…
 
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from episode 502, originally published in April 13, 2015 Jason Hartman reads a listener question about the rental rates decreasing and what to do about it. He also invites Jurgen Neugebohrn to the show and answers some of his personal questions. Jurgen is in the oil industry in Saudi Arabia and is interested in the r…
 
Faith, family, and education. These three words are at the foundation of TakeCharge Minnesota, an organization founded by Kendall Qualls. We sat down with Kendall to talk about how he and his team, volunteers, and supporters are beginning to make change in our society. Kendall shares a glimpse into his journey to leading TakeCharge. He’s a husband …
 
Muslim South Asia is widely characterized as a culture that idealizes female anonymity: women's bodies are veiled and their voices silenced. Challenging these perceptions, Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, University of Sheffield, highlights an elusive strand of autobiographical writing dating back several centuries that offers a new lens through which to st…
 
In The Political Economy of Stigma: HIV, Memoir, Medicine, and Crip Positionalities (Ohio State UP, 2021), Ally Day offers a compelling critique of neoliberal medical practices in the US by coupling an analysis of HIV memoir with a critical examination of narrative medicine practice. Using insights from feminist disability studies and crip theory, …
 
Based on twelve years of anthropological exploration, Vincent Ialenti's Deep Time Reckoning: How Future Thinking Can Help Earth Now (MIT Press, 2020) is an engaging guide on deep time learning to reorient our understanding of time and space. As each chapter begins with creative vignettes to capture the reader's imagination and empathy and concludes…
 
Jason's so glad he's back in Florida from a 15 day, 3 city excursion! On a rare occasion, he actually agrees with Gavin "Nuisance" on his gas-powered leaf blower initiative! He then shows you how to benefit from inflation as he expounds more on his patent "Inflation Induced Debt Destruction" as it manifests itself everywhere. "Shrink-flation" - pac…
 
Exploring the Sikh Tradition is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Eleanor Nesbitt who is Professor Emeritus of Education Studies at University of Warwick and a poet. Eleanor Nesbitt is an expert on Hindu and Sikh culture and her interdisciplinary approach straddles religious studies, educational theory, ethnography …
 
In today's 10th episode, Jason welcomes Jonathan Emord, a constitutional and administrative law attorney. He is the author of five books, including his most recent, The Authoritarians: Their Assault on Individual Liberty, the Constitution, and Free Enterprise from the 19th Century to the Present (2021). He is one of the United States' leading const…
 
Millions of people throughout the United States are affected by mental illness or addiction. Unfortunately, too many of them are unable or unwilling to seek care – either through inability to access it, the perceived stigma attached to seeking care, lack of support, or other physical or mental obstacles. Fortunately, innovative solutions from both …
 
Lecture summary: Dame Sally will explore global governance for health using the two pandemics of COVID 19 and Antimicrobial Resistance as exemplars highlighting the importance of data and innovation.Dame Sally Davies is the 40th Master of Trinity College, Cambridge University, the UK Government’s Special Envoy on AMR and the chair of The Trinity Ch…
 
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