Freakonomics podcasts

Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Wants To Tell You Something You Don't Know

Stephen J. Dubner is the best-selling co-author of Freakonomics and the host of the Freakonomics Radio Podcast....

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John Tamny, Editor of RealClearMarkets.com & Author of Popular Economics

Welcome to the preview station for KickAss Politics with Ben Mathis!  Today's guest is John Tamny.  He is the editor...

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John Tamny, Editor of RealClearMarkets.com & Author of Popular Economics

Welcome to the preview station for KickAss Politics with Ben Mathis!  Today's guest is John Tamny....

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The Most Vilified Industry in America Is Also the Most Charitable

Pharmaceutical firms donate an enormous amount of their products (and some cash too). But it doesn't seem to be...

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How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? (Rebroadcast)

Nearly two percent of America is grassy green. Sure, lawns are beautiful and useful and they smell great. But are the...

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How to Catch World Cup Fever

For soccer fans, it's easy. For the rest of us? Not so much, especially since the U.S. team didn't qualify. So here's...

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How to Build a Smart City

We are in the midst of a historic (and wholly unpredicted) rise in urbanization. But it's hard to retrofit old cities...

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Evolution, Accelerated (Rebroadcast)

A breakthrough in genetic technology has given humans more power than ever to change nature. It could help eliminate...

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Does Doing Good Give You License to Be Bad?

Corporate Social Responsibility programs can attract better job applicants who'll work for less money. But they also...

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5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing

We all like to throw around terms that describe human behavior — “bystander apathy” and “steep learning curve” and...

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In Praise of Maintenance (Rebroadcast)

Has our culture's obsession with innovation led us to neglect the fact that things also need to be taken care of?

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In Praise of Incrementalism (Rebroadcast)

What do Renaissance painting, civil-rights movements, and Olympic cycling have in common? In each case, huge...

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DadCast Episode 22 – Dans La Maison de San Francisco

Nearly Live From the Wendyhouse Studios of Valois Bay… This week we discover that Steph has been contemplating...

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Popular Economics with John Tamny, editor of RealClearMarkets

This is a sample episode as part of the KickAss Politics preview station.  If you like this episode, there are many...

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Ear Wash Show Episode 5

In this episode, Blake gets a new podcast app and Andrew sends his phone in for repairs. But wait, there's more!...

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14. Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner – Free $#!+/Hidden Costs

Are Pirate Bay (illegal, free) and Spotify (legit, really cheap) undermining artists' incentive to create? This week...

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LGBT Youth and Suicide

Several articles have been written pointing out that there has been an increase in suicides by LGBT youth, and have...

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Old wives tale with merit edition

Dr Sean and Regina take on the old wives tales, throat cancer, and audience questions.

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In Praise of Maintenance (Rebroadcast)

Has our culture's obsession with innovation led us to neglect the fact that things also need to be taken care of?

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