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The Big Bank You're Using Is Probably Ripping You Off

6/20/2018
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Switching to an alternative is easier than you think.

Duration:00:10:43

Amazon Is Too Big to Tax and It's Terrifying

6/18/2018
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The mega corporation led by the richest man in the world is flexing its political muscle more than ever. You should be worried.

Duration:00:15:20

For MoviePass, Losing Money Was the Plan All Along

6/15/2018
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We discuss the controversial business plan of MoviePass, the popular app promising cheap theater tickets, and what the company actually does with your data.

Duration:00:13:31

An Exciting New Step in The Psychedelic Renaissance

6/13/2018
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The affects of psychedelic drugs on neurite density is a promising sign that they may be useful in treating depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Duration:00:07:24

Your Phone Is Listening And It's Not Paranoia

6/11/2018
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In this episode, we get to the bottom of a nagging question: Are our smartphones listening to us? And if so, what are they doing with that data?

Duration:00:14:47

Behind the Complicated Porn Label "BBW"

6/8/2018
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Independent performer Jessie Sage talks about the nuanced—and often discriminatory—world of BBW porn.

Duration:00:13:22

Trump’s New Head of Family Planning Is ‘Dangerously Unfit’ for the Job

6/6/2018
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In this episode, we’re diving back into the Trump Administration’s continued attack on Title X, the funding dedicated to affordable birth control and reproductive healthcare.

Duration:00:20:35

Congress Attacked Sex Workers, And They Are Fighting Back

6/4/2018
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In the wake of FOSTA/SESTA, sex workers and allied activists are building new safety networks and lobbying support.

Duration:00:12:13

A New True-Crime Doc About 'White Boy Rick' Will Make You Madder Than Hell

6/1/2018
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We talk to one of the creators of the new documentary “White Boy Rick,” a dark true-crime story that looks at the effects of the War on Drugs on one young man who was manipulated by the system.

Duration:00:13:50

Michael Pollan Talks Psychedelics

5/30/2018
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In this episode, we talk to award-winning journalist Michael Pollan about his new book How To Change Your Mind, which investigates the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs.

Duration:00:26:58

Jane Goodall Talks Chimps, Feminism & Trump

5/28/2018
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In this episode, we feature an episode from another VICE podcast, Radio Motherboard. We really enjoyed their interview with Jane Goodall, and we wanted to share.

Duration:00:17:37

Caitlyn Jenner's Quest for Acceptance

5/25/2018
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In 2015, Caitlyn Jenner ignited a conversation around the trans community—but her politics and outspokenness have cost her their support. Now she opens up about her mistakes, her family, and her journey to become a better person.

Duration:00:32:38

Trump’s Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood Will Put Women’s Lives at Risk

5/23/2018
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The proposed change to the Title X family planning program is known as the "Protect Life Rule," which is deeply ironic as the policy shows little regard for the health and lives of the patients who rely on it.

Duration:00:15:48

One of the Original iPhone Designers Finds His Second Act

5/21/2018
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We hear from someone who worked on the original design team of the iPhone, and why he left Apple this year.

Duration:00:20:40

There Is a Hidden Epidemic of Doctors Abusing Women in Labor

5/18/2018
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According to doulas, women are often treated horribly while they're in labor, with medical professionals engaging in abusive behavior that ranges from nonconsensual episiotomies to sexual assault.

Duration:00:19:33

The Tenacity of Chef Reem Assil

5/16/2018
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We hear about a Palestinian- and Syrian-American chef named Reem Assil, and the intense racist backlash she faced after opening up a bakery in Oakland, California.

Duration:00:12:01

Being a Freelancer Can Really Suck

5/14/2018
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No boss, no problem? Not so fast. The gig economy has all kinds of pitfalls for workers and sometimes even their neighbors.

Duration:00:10:29

The Six Stages of Learning Grimes Is Dating Elon Musk

5/11/2018
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In this episode, we go through the six stages of learning Grimes is dating Elon Musk. It’s a bit of an emotional rollercoaster, but don't worry, we’ve got you. We’re gonna get through this together.

Duration:00:18:50

Johannesburg's Young Black Artists Are Shaping The Future They Want

5/9/2018
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We talk to NOISEY journalist Lawrence Burney about South Africa's up-and-coming music scene.

Duration:00:17:02

Airbnb Is Screwing Over New York’s Vulnerable Neighborhoods

5/7/2018
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We discuss how Airbnb is screwing over New York’s most vulnerable neighborhoods.

Duration:00:09:24