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Nadia Bolz-Weber — Seeing the Underside and Seeing God: Tattoos, Tradition, and Grace [remix]

Thursday, October 23, 2014

She’s the tattooed, Lutheran pastor of the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, a church where a chocolate fountain, a blessing of the bicycles, and serious liturgy come together.

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[Unedited] Nadia Bolz-Weber with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 23, 2014

She’s the tattooed, Lutheran pastor of the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, a church where a chocolate fountain, a blessing of the bicycles, and serious liturgy come together.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 394: No Comfort

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Epidemiologists Anne Purfield (L) and Michelle Dynes (R) talk about responding to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: The Dumb Culture Gabfest Edition

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Slate critics Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Dan Kois discuss the Nathan Fielder's absurd advice on his Comedy Central TV show "Nathan For You," Blake Lively's lifestyle website Preserve, and the surprising literary power of children's books.

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Ursula King, Andrew Revkin, and David Sloan Wilson — Teilhard de Chardin's "Planetary Mind" and Our Spiritual Evolution [remix]

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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[Unedited] Andrew Revkin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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[Unedited] Ursula King with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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[Unedited] David Sloan Wilson with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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WNYC News

Domestic Violence Victims Sue to Obtain Public Housing

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Ten women, all of them domestic violence victims, have sued the New York City Housing Authority for allegedly botching their applications for public housing. Domestic violence victims are supposed to receive the highest priority for public housing apartments once they've proved they are being abused by submitting police reports, orders of protection and other documents.

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City: Planning for Disasters Not Just Government Responsibility

Monday, March 11, 2013

The city is arguing that disabled individuals have a responsibility to plan wisely for disasters and it's not just up to government to keep them safe. City lawyer Martha Calhoun made that argument at the start of a trial on whether disabled people are needlessly suffering during disasters because the city fails to account for their special needs.

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City's Treatment of Disabled During Disasters to be Scrutinized During Trial in Class Action Lawsuit

Monday, March 11, 2013

Opening arguments begin today in a federal trial that is expected to shine a spotlight on how disabled New Yorkers fared during recent disasters such as Hurricane Irene and Sandy. The trial stems from a class action lawsuit filed in September of 2011 by the group, Disability Rights Advocates.  The group alleges the city's 900,000 disabled people are largely left out of disaster preparedness plans.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Only Beyoncé Could Make me Not Like Beyoncé Edition

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Slate critics Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf and Slate Deputy Editor Julia Turner discuss Beyoncé's documentary, Kindling Quarterly, a new magazine on fatherhood and the Oscar-nominated documentary "Searching for Sugarman"

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WNYC News

Report: Child Well Being Depends on Where You Live

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

More children are living in poverty and more families are struggling to pay unaffordable rents, according to Citizens Committee for Children.  And while the city is doing better in some areas, like lower infant mortality and better test scores, some neighborhoods in the city have been completely bypassed by these trends.

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Jon Kabat-Zinn — Opening to Our Lives [remix]

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Jon Kabat-Zinn has learned, through science and experience, about mindfulness as a way of life. This is wisdom with immediate relevance to the ordinary and extreme stresses of our time — from economic peril, to parenting, to life in a digital age.

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[Unedited] Kabat-Zinn and Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Jon Kabat-Zinn has learned, through science and experience, about mindfulness as a way of life. This is wisdom with immediate relevance to the ordinary and extreme stresses of our time — from economic peril, to parenting, to life in a digital age.

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Strangers

Dave Kessler: Looking for Love in El Paso

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Dave Kessler has been online dating since 1996 and he's lived to tell the tales...

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

John Colapinto on the music of Esperanza Spalding

Monday, March 08, 2010

John Colapinto on the music of Esperanza Spalding.

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Robert Coles, Diane Komp, and Carol Dittberner — Children and God [remix]

Thursday, December 16, 2004

Maria Montessori, the great 20th-century educational pioneer, observed that children have an intuition for religious life at an early age that is matched only by their capacity to acquire language. During this holiday season, Speaking of Faith explores th

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