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Syndication

Holden Karnofsky of GiveWell.org tells the story of his attempt to rewrite the rules for how $200+ billion a year in philanthropy is given away -- from a side project of some hedge-fund young guns, to a dream in a cockroach-ridden closet of an apartment in the East Village, to a reality moving millions of dollars a year to save lives.

Direct download: Sword_2012_03_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm EST

The back stories of two unlikely activists, both of whom have changed the world through the power of information--but are in certain key respects dissimilar: Bradley Manning and Roger Ailes. Our guests: Chase Madar, author of The Passion of Bradley Manning, and Ari Rabin-Havt, author of The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network Into a Propaganda Machine.

Direct download: Sword_2012_03_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36am EST

John Raskin beats the West Side Stadium; Aaron Swartz tells the surprising story of zoning and urban sprawl; and Ben Wikler tells how he got started in activism fighting a Coca-Cola deal in local schools.

Direct download: Sword_2012_03_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am EST

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