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Factually! with Adam Conover

Factually! with Adam Conover

Earwolf & Adam Conover

817
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7.0K
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Comedian Adam Conover talks to exceptional experts, revealing shocking truths and thought-provoking new perspectives. It’s an investigative comedy podcast for curious people who never stop asking questions.

Latest Episodes

Practical Equality with Robert Tsai

EAll of us care about equality. (At least, most of us do.) But how do we achieve equality, when the nation is so divided? And how can advocates for equality best make their case in the courts?American University law professor Robert L. Tsai joins Adam to discuss his book “Practical Equality” and more.

62 MIN4 d ago
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Practical Equality with Robert Tsai

Public Health and the Pandemic Two Months In with Dr. Josh Sharfstein

EWe're two months in to the pandemic, and some states are starting to reopen. Are we anywhere close to where we need to be to do so safely? Dr. Josh Sharfstein, current Vice Dean for Public Health PracticeatJohns Hopkins and former principal deputy commissioner of the FDA, joins Adam to discuss the state of our fight against the pandemic, the importance of public health to our communities,and reinventing the world we used to know.

59 MIN1 w ago
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Public Health and the Pandemic Two Months In with Dr. Josh Sharfstein

Does the Success of the New York Times Threaten Local Journalism? with Ben Smith

EThe Grey Lady is the success story of the digital media age, but is itcoming at the expense of other publications around the country?Veteran of online media, founding Editor-in-Chief of BuzzFeed News and now New York Times media columnist Ben Smith joins Adam this week to discuss the shockwaves that have rocked the media industry, and future prospects for thelocal journalism we desperately need.

59 MIN2 w ago
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Does the Success of the New York Times Threaten Local Journalism? with Ben Smith

The Stunning Decline of American Life Expectancy with Anne Case and Angus Deaton

EFor generations, American life expectancy has only improved. Then two economists discovered that for one group in particular, it’s actually falling: White Americans without a college degree. Nobel Prize winning economists Sir Angus Deaton and Anne Case join Adam this week to explain the causes of what they call “deaths of despair", and why capitalism is at the root of the problem.

62 MIN3 w ago
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The Stunning Decline of American Life Expectancy with Anne Case and Angus Deaton

The Gig Economy In the Time of COVID-19 with Johana Bhuiyan

EDelivery workers are more important than ever - so why are they getting screwed? Business and tech reporter for the LA Times, Johana Bhuiyan, joins Adam to how tech companies are bungling the pandemic, the importance of gig workers to our economy and what will happen to these employees if it tanks.

66 MINAPR 23
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The Gig Economy In the Time of COVID-19 with Johana Bhuiyan

What Every Political Pundit Gets Wrong about the Election with Rachel Bitecofer

EPolitical scientist and election forecaster Rachel Bitecofer joins Adam this week to discuss why “swing voters” don’t really exist, the dynamics that truly drive political trends, and how COVID-19 will affect the 2020 election.

81 MINAPR 15
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What Every Political Pundit Gets Wrong about the Election with Rachel Bitecofer

The Mass Disappearance of Insects with Akito Kawahara

EEntomologist and professor, Akito Kawahara joins Adam to discuss why insects are disappearing at an alarming rate, how humans must play a critical role in their survival, and how incredible insects truly are.

54 MINAPR 9
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The Mass Disappearance of Insects with Akito Kawahara

College Behind Bars with Max Kenner and Sebastian Yoon

EThe Bard Prison Initiative is a revolutionary program that provides a rigorous college education to men and women in prison. In one of our most power episodes ever, BPI’s founder Max Kenner and recent graduate Sebastian Yoon join Adam this week to discuss how lifechanging the program is, and how it proves that every person deserves an education, no matter the circumstances.

65 MINAPR 1
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College Behind Bars with Max Kenner and Sebastian Yoon

Why No One Understands Immigration, and Why We Need To with Jason De León

EUCLA Professor of Anthropology and Director of theUndocumented Migration Project, Jason De León, joins Adam to uncover the truth about immigration across our southern border, how border militarization has been counterproductive and why it’s so critical to develop a full understanding who the people crossing the border truly are.

87 MINMAR 26
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Why No One Understands Immigration, and Why We Need To with Jason De León

The Truth about COVID-19 and the Next 18 Months

EIn this special episode, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, Dr. Ashish Jha, joins Adam to explain the reality and dispel myths about the coronavirus pandemic, what must be done to combat the illness, and how long the road ahead truly is.

35 MINMAR 20
Comments
The Truth about COVID-19 and the Next 18 Months

Latest Episodes

Practical Equality with Robert Tsai

EAll of us care about equality. (At least, most of us do.) But how do we achieve equality, when the nation is so divided? And how can advocates for equality best make their case in the courts?American University law professor Robert L. Tsai joins Adam to discuss his book “Practical Equality” and more.

62 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Practical Equality with Robert Tsai

Public Health and the Pandemic Two Months In with Dr. Josh Sharfstein

EWe're two months in to the pandemic, and some states are starting to reopen. Are we anywhere close to where we need to be to do so safely? Dr. Josh Sharfstein, current Vice Dean for Public Health PracticeatJohns Hopkins and former principal deputy commissioner of the FDA, joins Adam to discuss the state of our fight against the pandemic, the importance of public health to our communities,and reinventing the world we used to know.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Public Health and the Pandemic Two Months In with Dr. Josh Sharfstein

Does the Success of the New York Times Threaten Local Journalism? with Ben Smith

EThe Grey Lady is the success story of the digital media age, but is itcoming at the expense of other publications around the country?Veteran of online media, founding Editor-in-Chief of BuzzFeed News and now New York Times media columnist Ben Smith joins Adam this week to discuss the shockwaves that have rocked the media industry, and future prospects for thelocal journalism we desperately need.

59 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Does the Success of the New York Times Threaten Local Journalism? with Ben Smith

The Stunning Decline of American Life Expectancy with Anne Case and Angus Deaton

EFor generations, American life expectancy has only improved. Then two economists discovered that for one group in particular, it’s actually falling: White Americans without a college degree. Nobel Prize winning economists Sir Angus Deaton and Anne Case join Adam this week to explain the causes of what they call “deaths of despair", and why capitalism is at the root of the problem.

62 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Stunning Decline of American Life Expectancy with Anne Case and Angus Deaton

The Gig Economy In the Time of COVID-19 with Johana Bhuiyan

EDelivery workers are more important than ever - so why are they getting screwed? Business and tech reporter for the LA Times, Johana Bhuiyan, joins Adam to how tech companies are bungling the pandemic, the importance of gig workers to our economy and what will happen to these employees if it tanks.

66 MINAPR 23
Comments
The Gig Economy In the Time of COVID-19 with Johana Bhuiyan

What Every Political Pundit Gets Wrong about the Election with Rachel Bitecofer

EPolitical scientist and election forecaster Rachel Bitecofer joins Adam this week to discuss why “swing voters” don’t really exist, the dynamics that truly drive political trends, and how COVID-19 will affect the 2020 election.

81 MINAPR 15
Comments
What Every Political Pundit Gets Wrong about the Election with Rachel Bitecofer

The Mass Disappearance of Insects with Akito Kawahara

EEntomologist and professor, Akito Kawahara joins Adam to discuss why insects are disappearing at an alarming rate, how humans must play a critical role in their survival, and how incredible insects truly are.

54 MINAPR 9
Comments
The Mass Disappearance of Insects with Akito Kawahara

College Behind Bars with Max Kenner and Sebastian Yoon

EThe Bard Prison Initiative is a revolutionary program that provides a rigorous college education to men and women in prison. In one of our most power episodes ever, BPI’s founder Max Kenner and recent graduate Sebastian Yoon join Adam this week to discuss how lifechanging the program is, and how it proves that every person deserves an education, no matter the circumstances.

65 MINAPR 1
Comments
College Behind Bars with Max Kenner and Sebastian Yoon

Why No One Understands Immigration, and Why We Need To with Jason De León

EUCLA Professor of Anthropology and Director of theUndocumented Migration Project, Jason De León, joins Adam to uncover the truth about immigration across our southern border, how border militarization has been counterproductive and why it’s so critical to develop a full understanding who the people crossing the border truly are.

87 MINMAR 26
Comments
Why No One Understands Immigration, and Why We Need To with Jason De León

The Truth about COVID-19 and the Next 18 Months

EIn this special episode, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, Dr. Ashish Jha, joins Adam to explain the reality and dispel myths about the coronavirus pandemic, what must be done to combat the illness, and how long the road ahead truly is.

35 MINMAR 20
Comments
The Truth about COVID-19 and the Next 18 Months
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