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Actuality

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Actuality is a bi-monthly podcast jointly produced by Marketplace and Quartz. Every other week, hosts Sabri Ben-Achour and Tim Fernholz take on a different story about the global economy and plug you into the conversation behind the news. An Actuality is what people in the audio business call the clips of tape from interviews, but the word also refers to things as they really are, not as we expect them to be—both of which we aim to bring you, without taking ourselves too seriously.

Actuality is a bi-monthly podcast jointly produced by Marketplace and Quartz. Every other week, hosts Sabri Ben-Achour and Tim Fernholz take on a different story about the global economy and plug you into the conversation behind the news. An Actuality is what people in the audio business call the clips of tape from interviews, but the word also refers to things as they really are, not as we expect them to be—both of which we aim to bring you, without taking ourselves too seriously.
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United States

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Actuality is a bi-monthly podcast jointly produced by Marketplace and Quartz. Every other week, hosts Sabri Ben-Achour and Tim Fernholz take on a different story about the global economy and plug you into the conversation behind the news. An Actuality is what people in the audio business call the clips of tape from interviews, but the word also refers to things as they really are, not as we expect them to be—both of which we aim to bring you, without taking ourselves too seriously.

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@Marketplace

Language:

English


Episodes

Male Contraception

6/29/2016
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They said it couldn't be done: The "male pill." Actuality asks why men haven't seen a new reversible contraceptive in centuries—and if we need one. We found out why Big Pharma gave up on a male pill, and meet people who want to make it happen anyway.

Duration: 00:20:58


Cannabiz

6/1/2016
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They said it couldn't be done: Ending the American war on marijuana. This week, Actuality tells the ugly truth about cannabis prohibition and peeks at the green shoots of the nascent legal weed industry — but can the architects of a new market avoid the mistakes of the past?

Duration: 00:38:22