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This weekly series is your audio guide to thought-provoking arguments on a variety of topics, from perspectives left, right, and center. These smart, concise podcasts pack big ideas into a short amount of time and promise to challenge, inspire, and get you thinking about a range of points of you that you may or may not agree with. New episodes: every Tuesday.

This weekly series is your audio guide to thought-provoking arguments on a variety of topics, from perspectives left, right, and center. These smart, concise podcasts pack big ideas into a short amount of time and promise to challenge, inspire, and get you thinking about a range of points of you that you may or may not agree with. New episodes: every Tuesday.
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This weekly series is your audio guide to thought-provoking arguments on a variety of topics, from perspectives left, right, and center. These smart, concise podcasts pack big ideas into a short amount of time and promise to challenge, inspire, and get you thinking about a range of points of you that you may or may not agree with. New episodes: every Tuesday.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 77: What the Star Wars 'who-shot-first' controversy tells us about modern-day fandom

12/12/2017
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We live in an age in which audiences simply reject a filmmaker's explanation of what happens in his movie

Duration:00:06:03

Ep. 76: A mourner's guide to surviving the holidays

12/5/2017
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Christmas isn't always merry. Here's how to deal with grief over the holidays.

Duration:00:06:02

Ep. 75: Can liberal podcasters dethrone Limbaugh & Co.?

11/28/2017
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Welcome to Pod—landia

Duration:00:06:54

Ep. 74: Thanksgiving is awesome!

11/21/2017
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A Frenchman's ode to this quintessential American holiday

Duration:00:05:55

Ep. 73: Has Generation X lost its chance to occupy the White House?

11/14/2017
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How the generation charmingly called "America's neglected middle child" could save Washington

Duration:00:06:55

Ep. 72: What America lost when it ended the draft

11/7/2017
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Nothing builds social cohesion like a call for shared sacrifice

Duration:00:07:10

Ep. 71: Why scary books are better than scary movies

10/31/2017
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The scariest place on Earth may be in your own head

Duration:00:06:03

Ep. 69: What the Constitution really says about guns

10/17/2017
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The Second Amendment isn't here to defend gun-right absolutists

Duration:00:06:37

Ep. 68: The wildcard game is killing baseball

10/10/2017
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Baseball teams aren't even battling for wild card spots anymore. That's a problem.

Duration:00:06:49

Ep. 67: Why immigration in Canada is less divisive than in the U.S.

10/3/2017
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On Canada's peculiar brand of nationalism

Duration:00:06:53

Ep. 66: Against autumn creep

9/26/2017
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Why we need to respect the seasons

Duration:00:06:43

Ep. 65: How today's female politicians became modern heroines

9/19/2017
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The rise of the political she-ro

Duration:00:07:15

Ep. 64: America's bus system is broken

9/12/2017
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It's the poor who will suffer most when bus travel is neglected

Duration:00:06:54

Ep. 63: Why 'Frasier' is the best show to sleep to

9/5/2017
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That inky swamp of panic you live in? Banished by Kelsey Grammer's soothing voice and plush neuroses.

Duration:00:06:59

Ep. 62: Against a guaranteed jobs program

8/29/2017
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During the Great Depression, the government created thousands of jobs for the unemployed. That would never work today.

Duration:00:06:42

Ep. 61: Why 'freedom of speech' is a cartoonish fantasy

8/22/2017
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Free speech absolutists are ignoring history

Duration:00:06:53

Ep. 60: President Trump and the perils of unchecked executive power

8/15/2017
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How Trump exposes a dangerous problem at the heart of American government

Duration:00:05:24

Ep. 59: The fall of America

8/8/2017
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Four signs the U.S. has entered an age of decline

Duration:00:07:07

Ep. 58: Make government simple again

8/1/2017
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It doesn't have to be this complicated!

Duration:00:05:57

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