OHM Podcast Politics

Wrong Again. Why am I Not Surprised?

Robert Reich & Facebook On this day in 2015, Robert Reich started his status about the Orange Hate-Monkey (OHM) with this gloomy paragraph, Donald Trump is leading all other Republican candidates — not just in polls but also, according to Google Trends, in Google searches. This could push Trump even higher in Google’s search rankings, …

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Economics Podcast

The Fallout from 2008?

September 19th’s Indicator from Planet Money turned out not to be too surprising to me. THE INDICATOR The Psychological Effects Of The Financial Crisis, Lingering September 19, 2018 It is not only in the housing market and mortgage market where we observe these effects. Take the stock market. Financial crisis clearly affected returns to your …

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Podcast Television

The Day After

The August 8, 2018 episode of On The Media included a little trip down memory lane for me. On The Media, The Day After, Today, August 24, 2018 On The Media In 1983, 100 million Americans watched an ABC made-for-tv movie called The Day After, depicting the immediate fallout from a nuclear exchange between the US …

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Podcast Science

Roundup is Not the Problem

Countable A recently published study found that glyphosate “may serve as one of the drivers for antibiotic resistance,” and that it may contribute to “the proliferation of plant and animal pathogens.” Many in the scientific community say that we don’t know enough about the ecological and health effects of glyphosate, and that more research is …

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