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  1. Anne Case on mortality and morbidity in the 21st century | Podcasts

    Economist Anne Case joins Cardiff Garcia to talk about her trilogy of research papers that revealed the stunning reversal of mortality trends among certain groups of Americans. The two also discuss the methodology used in the papers and her comprehensive theory behind the causes of these trends.



    Tagged with mortality

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  2. #614: The Other Mr. President - This American Life

    Since Russia meddled in our election, there’s been concern that the fake news and disinformation that’s so prevalent there could be taking hold in this country. But is that hyperbole? This week we look at what it’s actually like to live in the confusing i

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  3. Nukes - Radiolab

    A look up and down the US nuclear chain of command to find out who gets to authorize their use and who can stand in the way of Armageddon.


    Tagged with armageddon

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  4. Mary Beard · Women in Power: From Medusa to Merkel · LRB 16 March 2017

    Mary Beard’s piece in this issue was delivered as the third of this year’s LRB Winter Lectures at the British Museum on 3 March.

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  5. The Age of Consent, Episode 2

    Helena Kennedy QC explores idea of consent in our politics, law, media and digital lives.


    Tagged with consent

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  6. Eye in the Sky - Radiolab

    Ross McNutt has a superpower — he can zoom in on everyday life, then rewind and fast-forward to solve crimes …

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  7. BBC Radio 4 - The Age of Consent, Episode 1

    Helena Kennedy QC explores the key idea of consent in our politics, law and digital lives.


    Tagged with data consent

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  8. Collections

    Tim Ferriss, Eugene Mirman and Anne Pasternak are panelists. The self-help guru, comedian and Brooklyn Museum director talk about brainwaves, sugar, stars and — thanks to fact-checker AJ Jacobs — barf bags.


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  9. 44 - Sebastian Mallaby on Alan Greenspan’s Legacy

    Sebastian Mallaby is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a contributing columnist for the Washington Post. Today, he joins the show to discuss his new book, The Man Who Knew: the Life and Times of Alan Greenspan, a biography of the former Fed Chairman. Sebastian describes Greenspan’s humble origins, his rise to power, and his public career that spanned several decades. David and Sebastian discuss the degree to which Greenspan should be praised for the economic stability of the Great Moderation and blamed for the Great Recession. They also chat about Greenspan’s musical talents, his relationship with Ayn Rand, and his reputation as a “ladies man.”

    David’s blog: Sebastian’s bio: Sebastian’s Washington Post archive:

    David’s Twitter: @davidbeckworth Sebastian Mallaby: @scmallaby

    The Man Who Knew: the Life and Times of Alan Greenspan by Sebastian Mallaby

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  10. The UK Space Industry

    Evan Davis does some black sky thinking as he hears about the growing UK space industry.

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