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Weekly podcast from public radio’s award-winning program Humankind.

Weekly podcast from public radio’s award-winning program Humankind.
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Belmont, MA

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NPR

WGBH

Description:

Weekly podcast from public radio’s award-winning program Humankind.

Language:

English

Contact:

Human Media 68 Leonard Street, Second Floor Belmont, MA 02478-2522


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Episodes

Neale Donald Walsch

1/18/2018
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Neale Donald Walsch of Ashland, OR, best-selling author of “Conversations With God”, travels the United States declaring that it really is possible for our political system to be honest and also says we can and must elevate our political culture, starting with principled candidates willing to lose.

Duration:00:30:28


Frances Moore Lappe

1/11/2018
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More than thirty years after publication of her breakthrough best-selling book “Diet for a Small Planet,” Frances Moore Lappe is still committed to helping us understand hidden connections—between the foods we choose to eat, the earth on which they’re grown, and the fact that today more than eight-hundred million people go hungry in our world. […]

Duration:00:30:24


Practicing Prevention

1/4/2018
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Whoever calculated that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure understated the ratio, according to super-investor Warren Buffet. In this episode, we hear from physician Ralph Snyderman, MD, a proponent of preventive medicine, who believes that our health care system should place greater emphasis on preventive practices (such as healthy diet and […]

Duration:00:30:23


The Final Chapter, Part 2

12/28/2017
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At the end of life, most people need medical care and emotional comfort. What are the challenges of serving those facing their final chapter? How to comfort people as they try to make sense of the kaleidoscope of their life experiences, including joys and regrets? How do hospice staff, also including nurses and social workers, […]

Duration:00:30:19


The Diet-Climate Connection (Pt. 4)

1/17/2017
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The new urban agriculture movement offers a way for us to re-connect our lives to nature

Duration:00:30:24


The Diet-Climate Connection (Pt. 3)

1/10/2017
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Which foods have the largest global warming footprint—and which are most climate-friendly?

Duration:00:30:24


The Diet-Climate Connection (Pt. 2)

1/3/2017
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Public school cafeterias are changing! We visit two in New England where recent policies reflect much greater attention to healthy meal options than were typically available in the past.

Duration:00:30:27


The Diet-Climate Connection (Pt. 1)

12/27/2016
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Hundreds of colleges are now moving toward healthier, more climate-friendly food choices on campus

Duration:00:30:25


Passengers (Pt. 4)

12/13/2016
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Most people in metropolitan areas face choices when we travel — to go by car or to use public transit? These decisions have a huge impact on our wallets, on the environment and on our quality of life. (Part 4)

Duration:00:30:19


Passengers (Pt. 3)

12/6/2016
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Most people in metropolitan areas face choices when we travel — to go by car or to use public transit? These decisions have a huge impact on our wallets, on the environment and on our quality of life. (Part 3)

Duration:00:30:24


Passengers (Pt. 2)

11/29/2016
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Most people in metropolitan areas face choices when we travel — to go by car or to use public transit? These decisions have a huge impact on our wallets, on the environment and on our quality of life. (Part 2)

Duration:00:30:18


Passengers (Pt. 1)

11/22/2016
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Most people in metropolitan areas face choices when we travel — to go by car or to use public transit? These decisions have a huge impact on our wallets, on the environment and on our quality of life. (Part 1)

Duration:00:30:24


The Power of Nonviolence (Pt. 8)

11/17/2016
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Part 8. We hear from veterans who wrestle with healing from “moral injury” which occurs after a violation of conscience, based on events they witnessed or participated in while on military duty.

Duration:00:30:25


The Search for Well-Being (Pt. 4)

11/15/2016
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We examine a fascinating new model of health care: integrative medicine. (Part 4)

Duration:00:30:19


The Power of Nonviolence (Pt. 7)

11/10/2016
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Part 7. In time for Veterans Day, we hear profiles of American soldiers who, after military duty, returned home to face another battle – the effects of Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Duration:00:30:24


The Search for Well-Being (Pt. 3)

11/8/2016
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We examine a fascinating new model of health care: integrative medicine. (Part 3)

Duration:00:30:25


The Search for Well-Being (Pt. 2)

11/1/2016
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We examine a fascinating new model of health care: integrative medicine. (Part 2)

Duration:00:30:19


The Search for Well-Being (Pt. 1)

10/25/2016
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We examine a fascinating new model of health care: integrative medicine. (Pt. 1)

Duration:00:30:24


Catching Up with Granny D (Pt. 2)

10/18/2016
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A lively profile of “Granny D,” (Mrs. Doris Haddock of Dublin, New Hampshire) famous for her 14-month walk across the United States to promote campaign finance reform. (Part 2)

Duration:00:30:19


Catching Up with Granny D (Pt. 1)

10/11/2016
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A lively profile of “Granny D,” (Mrs. Doris Haddock of Dublin, New Hampshire) famous for her 14-month walk across the United States to promote campaign finance reform. (Part 1)

Duration:00:30:25

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