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Fermented tea

Fermentation revivalists share a slow food philosophy, a DIY approach to foodcraft, and a deep interest in the health of the American gut.More

Abstaining from alchohol in January?

Ah, January. Season of diets and fasts and cleanses, of "Drynuary" and "Veganuary." Why does being virtuous always seem to mean giving up pleasure?More

Karl Marx

Was Marx right after all in his critique of capitalism?  Our ongoing economic struggles have spawned a new generation of Marxist activists and intellectuals, and renewed interest in Karl Marx's own life. More

Karl Marx

Was Marx right after all in his critique of capitalism?  Our ongoing economic struggles have spawned a new generation of Marxist activists and intellectuals, and renewed interest in Karl Marx's own life. More

Mean people

The a**hole certainly isn't on any endangered species lists.  Quite the opposite, in fact.  We're seeing a population explosion.  So we have to ask — Are we living in the "Age of the A**hole"?More

Person walks in front of light wall.

Is this Philip K. Dick's world and are we just living in it? It sure seems like it these days. This hour, we explore his life and work. More

Spooky train tracks in the woods

Did you know that the U.S. military has a long history of working with psychics to try to discover enemy secrets? We examine this history and take a deep dive into the paranormal.More

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