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Stuff You Missed in History Class
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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History Extra podcast
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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
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Witness
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The story of our times told by the people who were there.
 
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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
 
In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions ...
 
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The British History Podcast
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The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
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In Our Time
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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
 
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BackStory
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BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.Each week we take a topic that people are talking about and explore it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversation with our listeners, we make history engaging and fun.
 
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Waking Up with Sam Harris
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Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Harris and his work ...
 
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Invisibilia
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Invisibilia (Latin for invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel, Invisibilia interweaves narrative storytelling with scientific research that will ultimately make you see your own life differently.
 
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The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
 
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Hidden Brain
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The Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain's host Shankar Vedantam reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships.
 
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Revolutions
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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The July Revolution. Next: 1848
 
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The History Hour
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An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
 
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The Allusionist
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Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman, TheAllusionist.org. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Philosophy Bites
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top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics
 
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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
 
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew, from pop culture to politics, Hollywood to History… The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe is a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.
 
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The History of England
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A regular podcast telling the story of England with warmth and wit and enthusiasm. The story of the great names and the events that made England the mosaic it is today; the daily lives of the people who made it so. We take a chronological approach, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day – when we get there! Along the way we follow the major highways of history, and some of the side roads too – what it was like to live in the Middle Ages, why the dif ...
 
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The History of China
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An audio journey through the 5000 year history of one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations.
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
David Axelrod, the founder and director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, brings you The Axe Files, a series of revealing interviews with key figures in the political world. Go beyond the soundbites and get to know some of the most interesting players in politics.
 
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On Being with Krista Tippett
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On Being takes up the big questions of meaning with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers — some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives — updated every Thursday. Hosted by Krista Tippett. Discover more at onbeing.org. On Being Studios is the producer of On Being, Becoming Wise, Creating Our Own Lives, and more to come.
 
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Intelligence Squared
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Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcast every Friday.
 
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Nerdonomy: Nerds on History
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History is full amazing stories. Join hosts Bryan Moriarty, Eric Bricmont, and Sarah Ashley as they explore the most inspirational, terrifying and hilarious events in history. Everything from the creation of the universe to the invention of Cheese in a Can and everything in between. Learn something new weekly by subscribing to the Nerd’s on History podcast.
 
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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National
 
All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
 
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Philosophy Now
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Podcasts from philosophynow.org, home of the most widely read philosophy magazine in the world, Philosophy Now.
 
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Life Of Caesar
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A podcast about the life of Gaius Julius Caesar.
 
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Freedomain Radio with Stefan Molyneux
 
The logic of personal, philosophical and political freedom
 
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Slate Presents Lexicon Valley
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Lexicon Valley is a podcast about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
 
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History on Fire
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Where history and epic collide--"History on Fire" is a podcast by author and university professor Daniele Bolelli.
 
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The China History Podcast
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Laszlo Montgomery presents easy-to-digest stories, events and people from China’s most ancient times up to our present day.
 
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History of Japan
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A weekly podcast on Japanese history, covering everything from prehistory to the modern era. Additional information available at the podcast blog, at www.historyofjapan.wordpress.com
 
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Infants on Thrones
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The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor
 
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The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast
 
A Philosophy Podcast and Philosophy Blog
 
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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
 
Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
 
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In Our Time: Philosophy
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From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
 
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The Psych Files
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The Psych Files is a podcast for anyone who wonders why we do what we do. Experienced educator Michael Britt, in an upbeat and friendly style, shows you how ideas from the field of psychology apply to everyday life. If you’re a life-long learner, a student or a teacher, you’ll find his 20-30 minute episodes enjoyable and educational. Over 14 million episodes have been downloaded to date with over 100,000 people listening every month. See what all the talk is about!
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott, Alex Rawlings, Benny Lewis, Anthony Metivier and Jonathan Levi. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, ...
 
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Philosophize This!
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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
 
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A Way with Words
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A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at (877) 929-9673. From a ...
 
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What's The Point
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A show about our data age. Each week, Jody Avirgan brings you stories and interviews on how data is changing lives.
 
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The Podcast History Of Our World
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It's the history of our world from the Big Bang to the Modern Age! Well...eventually at least. Every episode has FINALLY been remastered, touched up, and had the numbering fixed. TPHOOW is back in action!
 
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In Our Time: History
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Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
 
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Oxford Biographies
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A fortnightly biography of an intriguing individual from British history. Each episode in the podcast is a biography selected from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - the authoritative collection of more than 56,000 lives of men and women from around the world who have shaped Britain's history. You can download more free biographies from the web site at www.oxforddnb.com.
 
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The History Chicks
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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
 
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New Books in Political Science
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Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
 
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The Social-Engineer Podcast
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The Social-Engineer Podcast is about humans. Understanding how we interact, communicate and relay information can help us protect, mitigate and understand social engineering attacks
 
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New Books in Public Policy
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Interviews with Scholars of Public Policy about their New Books
 
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The History of Byzantium
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A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453. www.thehistoryofbyzantium.com
 
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Word of Mouth
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Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
 
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The Psychology Podcast
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Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.
 
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Unbuttoned History
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Informative, casual, and a little bit sexy, Unbuttoned History is the raucous history podcast for people who want to learn a bit about yesteryear, but with silly voices and swearing. Hosts Mike, a second Mike and Caleb guide you through time immemorial and play a few ridiculous games along the way.
 
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The conquest of the Philippines in 1942 brought thousands of Americans under the control of the empire of Japan. While most of them were interned or imprisoned for the duration of the war, a remarkable few evaded capture and fought…
 
Episode 115 - The FBI, the American Indian Movement and Leonard PeltierBy contact@distributed.io (Daniele Bolelli).
 
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The Making of a Nation - Voice of America
 
 
A French-born Tibetan Buddhist monk and a central figure in the Dalai Lama's dialogue with scientists, Matthieu Ricard was dubbed "The Happiest Man in the World" after his brain was imaged. But he resists this label. In his writing and in his life, he explores happiness not as a pleasurable feeling but as a way of being that gives you the resou ...…
 
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On Being with Krista Tippett
 
A French-born Tibetan Buddhist monk and a central figure in the Dalai Lama's dialogue with scientists, Matthieu Ricard was dubbed "The Happiest Man in the World" after his brain was imaged. But he resists this label. In his writing and in his life, he explores happiness not as a pleasurable feeling but as a way of being that gives you the resou ...…
 
Welcome to Creative Language Learning Podcast episode 56, with our popular roundup of this season's hottest language learning resources and tools. Pop Culture Moment Lindsay has been watching Terrace House, a Japanese reality tv show. I found Bore Da, a Welsh breakfast show that displays key vocab right on the screen. Its app even gives you ind ...…
 
A study by Harvard University showed that 51% of millennials reject capitalism - but do they even know what capitalism actually is? Stefan Molyneux breaks down the basic of capitalism in two minutes and then explains common misconceptions regarding the free market. Source: https://web.archive.org/web/20170719203440/https://www.washingtonpost.co ...…
 
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History Extra podcast
 
Historian and author James Evans talks to us about his new book Emigrants, which explains why hundreds of thousands of English people decided to make a new life in the Americas during the 17th century. He also explores the challenges of migrating to the New World
 
E326 | Commodities, their circulation, and their consumption have long been favorite topics of cultural and economic historians alike. In this episode, we build on the historiography of commodities by studying further the social and political context of two particular commodities: coffee and marijuana. Our guests, Casey Lurtz and Lina Britto, h ...…
 
Michael Fink is Co-Founder & Director of Outreach for Thero.org, a non-profit 501(c)(3) in the behavioral healthcare space, dedicated to making it easy to find mental health resources. Thero is a growing online community of treatment providers that are helping to building a truly comprehensive national mental health directory. Michael brings ex ...…
 
Today’s show features music performed by Mamie Smith, Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon, and Ray Charles
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Myles asks: "Where can I find audio with transcripts?" Episode Summary: Why listening is important, and why transcripts matter Considerations for beginners, intermediate and advanced The trouble finding good material Resources that are unhelpful: YouTube videos Movies Radio Podcasts Resources I consider helpful: Graded readers with audiobooks ( ...…
 
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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National
 
The irresistible science of first impressions
 
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The Fall of Rome Podcast
 
History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme, said Mark Twain. From the fall of the Roman Empire to the rise of the modern world: history ebbs and flows over the centuries, driven by great tides of economic, social, political, religious, and cultural change that shape the world and everyone who lives on it. In this new series from Wondery, ...…
 
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The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds examine the journey of Lincoln's body EPISODE SOURCES
 
Dr. Catharine Wilson discusses Ontario's 19th Century Worker Bees (not that kind of bee). Dr. Wilson's research on worker bee's is funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
 
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The Psych Central Show: Candid Chat on Mental Health & Psychology
 
In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales welcome guest counselor and author Victoria Gigante. Victoria shares the story of how she grew dissatisfied with a life that others would consider to be “perfect,” how she made huge changes by essentially walking away from it all, and in the process developed her ...…
 
Welcome to ORLYRADIO #159 recorded Friday, July 7th, 2017 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with my usual suspects, Daniel Atherton. We make mistakes. Please, if you find one, pause the podcast, and send us a note. orlyradiopo ...…
 
Welcome to ORLYRADIO #158 recorded Friday, July 7th, 2017 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with my usual suspects, David O’Connor. We make mistakes. Please, if you find one, pause the podcast, and send us a note. orlyradiopod ...…
 
In the summer of 1932, tens of thousands of American First World War veterans marched on Washington DC to demand the bonus they'd been promised by the government for their part in the war. It was the height of the Great Depression and many were unemployed and hungry. They called themselves the Bonus Army. Louise Hidalgo talks to author Paul Dic ...…
 
The title of Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez‘s The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR’s Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2017), tells you that this is a revisionist history, which argues that the Six Day War (1967)…
 
The title of Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez‘s The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR’s Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2017), tells you that this is a revisionist history, which argues that the Six Day War (1967)…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1579By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
Where Europeans have gone, so, too, have their ideas about religion. We know that this was no one-way street, that Christian missionaries have both changed and been changed by their interaction with nonwhite, non-Christian peoples, and that their experiences have…
 
Where Europeans have gone, so, too, have their ideas about religion. We know that this was no one-way street, that Christian missionaries have both changed and been changed by their interaction with nonwhite, non-Christian peoples, and that their experiences have…
 
Erica Halverson, professor of education at the University of Wisconsin Madison, joins us in this episode to discuss the recently published co-edited volume entitled, Makeology: Makers as Learners (Routledge, 2016). My conversation with Erica actually begins around her earlier …
 
How should we understand markets? In Markets and the Arts of Attachment (Routledge, 2017) Franck Cochoy, Liz McFall, and Joe Deville (from University Toulouse- Jean Jaures,Open University and Lancaster University respectively) bring together essays engaging with…
 
How should we understand markets? In Markets and the Arts of Attachment (Routledge, 2017) Franck Cochoy, Liz McFall, and Joe Deville (from University Toulouse- Jean Jaures,Open University and Lancaster University respectively) bring together essays engaging with…
 
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
 
With a huge number of British Expeditionary Force troops stranded in one location, a massive evacuation operation was undertaken.By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
Jackson Poetry Prize Winner SpeaksPatricia Spears Jones has been writing poetry since she was twenty and then she was “good.” Today, the prolific poet is the winner of one of the most prestigious poetry prizes–the Jackson Poetry Prize. She…
 
Glenn and Matt’s smack up of Michael Harriot’s “The Black Person’s Guide to Game of Thrones” ultimately leads to a discussion about Passive Aggressiveness in Mormon Culture. Video version available here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/infants-on-game-13126827
 
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The Psychology In Seattle Podcast
 
Dr. Kirk Honda talks with Bob Goettle about the different between Borderline and Complex PTSD. The Psychology In Seattle Podcast. July 19, 2017. Email: Contact@PsychologyInSeattle.com Become a patron of our podcast by going to https://www.patreon.com/PsychologyInSeattle
 
Today I'm really excited to have Monica Worline and Jane Dutton on the podcast, co-authors of the new book Awakening Compassion at Work: the Quiet Power That Elevates People and Organizations. Monica Worline, Ph.D., is founder and CEO of EnlivenWork. She is also a research scientist at Stanford University Center for Compassion and Altruism Rese ...…
 
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History According to Bob
 
This show is about the success of Gaius Gracchus .
 
Energy development is multifaceted, and efforts to tap new energy sources can affect various aspect of society. In Mexico, wind energy has started to change the energy landscape, but some efforts have met with community-level challenges. Researchers from the Wilson Center and Duke University discuss their investigation of how wind energy develo ...…
 
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Freedomain Radio with Stefan Molyneux
 
While many people accept the value of the Internet in disseminating important information, Stefan Molyneux looks at the overlooked value of the price system and the negative impact that distorting it has on the world overall. Your support is essential to Freedomain Radio, which is 100% funded by viewers like you. Please support the show by maki ...…
 
The Hard Problem of consciousness is the difficulty of reconciling experience with materialism. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast, in conversation with Nigel Warburton, Anil Seth, a neuroscientist, explains his alternative approach to consciousness,which he labels the 'Real Problem. Anil is a Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow.…
 
Today’s show features music performed by Louis Armstrong, Howlin’ Wolf and Jack Teagarden
 
Carrying forward the psychedelic legacy of the legendary McKenna name, Dennis and I discuss where we come from, where we are headed, and how to show up in a meaningful way for the sake of ourselves and all the species of this planet.
 
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Waking Up with Sam Harris
 
In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris and Scott Adams debate the character and competence of President Trump. You can support the Waking Up podcast at samharris.org/support.
 
Paul Charles Howell, author and key player in the Montreal Olympic Organizing Committee discusses the legacy of the 1976 Montreal Olympics.
 
Today we talk about the first half of The Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone De Beauvoir.
 
In this episode, we look at artists whose work has helped reveal the human side of war. You’ll hear about a famous artist who got his start sketching Civil War soldiers and landscapes, and how he was never the same again. Also featured are two contemporary artists: a painter whose work depicts war's psychological impact on his best friend, and ...…
 
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