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Andrew's Picks
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Created by: Andrew Grumet
Created on: 29 Jun 2019
Language: English


Add this to another station 361- Built on Sand (37.08MB; download) -- Sand is so tiny and ubiquitous that it's easy to take for granted. But in his book The World in a Grain, author Vince Beiser traces the history of sand, exploring how it fundamentally shaped the world as we know it. "Sand is actually the most important solid substance on Earth," he argues. "It's the literal foundation of modern civilization." Plus, Roman talks with Kate Simonen of the Carbon Leadership Forum at the University of Washington about measuring the embodied carbon in building materials. Built on Sand
Selected by: Andrew Grumet [ stations ], Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:39:52 UTC
Add this to another station Free Markets Are Intrinsic to Humans (4.89MB; download) -- We're the only animals who cooperate across genetic boundaries, because we can track credits and debits in voluntary exchanges. • Free markets are intrinsic to the human species 0:00 • Too many takers and not enough makers will plunge a society into ruin 1:48  Transcript: http://nav.al/capitalism-intrinsic
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Selected by: Andrew Grumet [ stations ], Sun, 07 Jul 2019 06:31:37 UTC
Add this to another station Make Abundance for the World (4.20MB; download) -- Wealth isn't about taking something from somebody else—it's about creating abundance for the world.  • Ethical wealth creation makes abundance for the world 0:00 • Everyone can be wealthy 1:28  Transcript: http://nav.al/ethical-wealth 
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Selected by: Andrew Grumet [ stations ], Sun, 07 Jul 2019 06:31:14 UTC
Add this to another station Seek Wealth, Not Money or Status (6.69MB; download) -- The difference between wealth, money and status.    • Wealth is assets that earn while you sleep 0:56 • Money is how we transfer wealth 2:28 • Status is your rank in the social hierarchy 3:08 Transcript: https://nav.al/seek-wealth This is the first interview between Naval and Nivi on How to Get Rich. These interviews are based on Naval's tweetstorm at https://twitter.com/naval/status/1002103360646823936.
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Selected by: Andrew Grumet [ stations ], Sun, 07 Jul 2019 06:30:54 UTC
Add this to another station A Clash Over Inclusion at Pride (-0.00MB; download) -- Fifty years after the Stonewall riots, as the largest L.G.B.T.Q. Pride celebration in the world takes place in New York this weekend, some leaders of the community are asking a difficult question: What’s lost as the Pride movement becomes mainstream? Guests: Natalie Kitroeff, a business reporter for The New York Times, spoke with Shane O’Neill, a video editor. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.Background reading:Divisions have emerged in the L.G.B.T.Q. community over the role of corporate sponsors and of the police in Pride celebrations.Who threw the first brick during the Stonewall uprising? Whatever you’ve heard, it’s probably a myth — and that’s O.K. Here’s why.To capture the evolving ways in which we describe ourselves, The Times asked readers to tell us who they are. More than 5,000 people wrote in.
Selected by: Andrew Grumet [ stations ], Sat, 29 Jun 2019 22:04:29 UTC