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It's March Madness, but instead of basketball, we’re pitting U.S. presidents from throughout the ages against each other. Who will Listen to the podcast
James Clapper served as director of national intelligence and Obama’s top security adviser from 2010-2017. He oversaw 200,000 intelligence employees, Listen to the podcast
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It’s estimated that 1.2 billion people around the world live without electricity. Another billion have only limited access to electricity. Listen to the podcast
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In recent years, oil and gas production in the U.S. has increased dramatically, in part because of new technology. High Listen to the podcast
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Jonathan Mattingly has been a detective of sorts recently; delving into partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina. (Gerrymandering is when one Listen to the podcast
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A panel of federal judges recently declared North Carolina's congressional maps unconstitutional. (Congressional maps divide the state into voting districts.) Listen to the podcast
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The algorithms that determine what we see on social media platforms wield a lot of power, especially when it comes Listen to the podcast
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Recently, the Charlotte Observer ran a powerful five-part series that revealed shocking practices inside the state’s prison system. The investigation Listen to the podcast
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)A student-led initiative on college campuses  in North Carolina is tackling one of the most important issue of our time Listen to the podcast
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More and more rich people are choosing to give their money away before they die. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has Listen to the podcast
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The latest research on poverty indicates that a federal job guarantee is economically feasible. Such a guarantee could help address Listen to the podcast
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Barney Frank spent 32 years in Congress and served most recently as the ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee. One Listen to the podcast
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For decades, higher education leaders have supported expanding college education to include disadvantaged groups. Many colleges have embraced policies that Listen to the podcast
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Earlier this week a lone gunman perpetrated the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Why does the U.S. lack Listen to the podcast
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Lisa Monaco served as President Obama’s chief counterterrorism and homeland security advisor for his entire second term. She was responsible Listen to the podcast
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Does history make statesmen or do statesmen make history? A conversation with Bruce Jentleson about his forthcoming book The Peacemakers: Listen to the podcast
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The United Nations estimates more than 400,000 people have lost their lives in the Syrian civil war and millions more Listen to the podcast
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Recently, many have protested the dramatically different direction the U.S. is beginning to take in regards to climate change. Tim Listen to the podcast
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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has become the universal yardstick of progress. GDP judges the value of goods and services produced Listen to the podcast
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Recently, a team at the Duke Reporters Lab has been developing a fact-checking app for the Amazon Echo. Owners of Listen to the podcast
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There's a project happening now in North Carolina in which people from across the state who have very different political Listen to the podcast
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In the 1930s, half of all unmarried women who got pregnant out of wedlock got married (a so-called "shotgun marriage.") Listen to the podcast
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Jared Cohen said recently, “the world is in a perpetual state of cyber-warfare.” He should know, he's the the Founder Listen to the podcast
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Across the globe more than 20 million people are victimized by human trafficking, the modern form of slavery. Judith Kelley Listen to the podcast
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Think of the words "Illegal alien" or "welfare queen." What color faces do you see in your mind? Now think Listen to the podcast
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Research shows Hispanic children in the U.S. worry a lot more than their non-Hispanic peers. Some told researchers they feared Listen to the podcast
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The number of hate groups in the U.S. has risen for the second year in a row and is close Listen to the podcast
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How can the U.S. increase security along the southern border without building a wall? Stephen R. Kelly says more cooperation Listen to the podcast
Last week, President Donald Trump signed a controversial executive action related to immigration. The action implements a number of changes Listen to the podcast
Colin Kahl, former National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden and Deputy Assistant to President Obama, spoke at the Sanford Listen to the podcast