Ways & Means

Ways and Means is a small radio show featuring bright ideas for how to improve human society. The show is produced by the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.


24:11 | Mar 4th

A look at why local news is struggling -- and what can be done about it. This season of Ways & Means is supported by Polis, the Center for Politics at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Pol...Show More
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Sometimes people don’t miss something until it’s gone. A very interesting discussion about news media and what is happening. I wonder if pod...Show More

22:00 | Mar 25th

We explore research into how government-funded afterschool programs for poor families are empowering politically motivated parents. Hear from staff and parents about how these programs have inspired c...Show More
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11:27 | Mar 11th

This is a bonus conversation with Professor Phil Napoli. Phil's work was featured in last week's episode, "When Local News Dries Up." He talks with Deondra Rose, Research Director for Polis, Duke Univ...Show More

05:55 | Feb 27th

New to Ways and Means in Season 5: Short Takes. Short-form bonus interview content featuring the subjects of this season's episodes. Deondra Rose, Research Director for Polis, Duke University's Center...Show More

21:37 | Feb 19th

The question of whether and how to compensate descendants of people formerly enslaved in the United States has hung over the country since the end of the Civil War. It’s getting new traction in the 20...Show More
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