130 episodes

The 3-time Webby-nominee for Best Host, Best Science show, and Best Podcast Episode dives into the brains of the world's smartest people to provide Action Steps you can take to fight for a better future -- for everyone.

Our topics include climate change, food & water, clean energy, biotech, artificial intelligence, medicine, and space.

Our diverse guests are on the frontlines of the future: scientists, doctors, farmers, CEO's, astronauts, politicians, even a reverend.

"A vital service in an era where important truths, outright fiction and mere trivia all compete for your attention.” - Craig Mazin, creator, writer, and executive producer of HBO's Chernobyl

Hosted by Quinn Emmett & Brian Colbert Kennedy

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    • Science
    • 4.9 • 233 Ratings

The 3-time Webby-nominee for Best Host, Best Science show, and Best Podcast Episode dives into the brains of the world's smartest people to provide Action Steps you can take to fight for a better future -- for everyone.

Our topics include climate change, food & water, clean energy, biotech, artificial intelligence, medicine, and space.

Our diverse guests are on the frontlines of the future: scientists, doctors, farmers, CEO's, astronauts, politicians, even a reverend.

"A vital service in an era where important truths, outright fiction and mere trivia all compete for your attention.” - Craig Mazin, creator, writer, and executive producer of HBO's Chernobyl

Hosted by Quinn Emmett & Brian Colbert Kennedy

    Issue #208: Something new

    Issue #208: Something new

    Our Webby and Shorty-nominated newsletter will now be part of our main podcast feed!

    • 12 min
    Code Blue: Arizona Goes to The Emergency Room

    Code Blue: Arizona Goes to The Emergency Room

    Our guest is: Dr. Hiral Tipirneni. She is an emergency room physician, mom, immigrant, cancer research advocate, and congressional candidate in Arizona’s 6th district.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    #100: A Conversation With (A) Future President of the United States

    #100: A Conversation With (A) Future President of the United States

    Our guests are Aimy Steele and Amanda Litman. Aimy is a candidate for the North Carolina House of Representatives in District 82 and Amanda is the co-founder and Executive Director of Run For Something.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    How You Doin’?

    How You Doin’?

    Our guest is Ali Pattillo, a health and science reporter at Inverse.com and co-producer of The Abstract podcast.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    How to Stop School Shootings in the USA

    How to Stop School Shootings in the USA

    Our guest is Fred Guttenberg, who stepped up as a gun safety activist and political troublemaker after his daughter Jaime Guttenberg was killed in the Parkland school shooting. #orangeribbonsforjaime

    • 57 min
    #97: How Do We Rebuild Capitalism in a World on Fire?

    #97: How Do We Rebuild Capitalism in a World on Fire?

    Our guest is: Rebecca Henderson, a Harvard professor and the author of “Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire.”

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
233 Ratings

233 Ratings

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I'm subscriber to the newsletter, and every week I can count on learning something I didn't know, or getting a perspective I hadn't considered. So far, I can say the same about the podcast. And knowing how thourough and engaging the newsletter is, I'm excited for the future of this podcast.

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This is excellent.

V engaging. Look forward to #2!

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The guests on each episode are knowledgeable in their fields, and the hosts know how to engage them, contextualize their knowledge, and importantly, make the podcast entertaining in the meantime. You’ll learn a lot, and be a better person for it.

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