The Nowadays Podcast
Episode 14: Domesticated Dogs

Episode 14: Domesticated Dogs

September 15, 2019

http://time.com/4459684/national-dog-day-history-domestic-dogs-wolves/

https://www.hillspet.com/dog-care/behavior-appearance/how-many-dog-breeds-are-there

Episode 13: Racial Equality

Episode 13: Racial Equality

September 8, 2019

‘Trends in American values 1987-2012’, The Pew Research Center, 4 June 2012.

Victor Asal and Amy Pate, ‘The decline of ethnic political discrimination, 1950-2003’, in Monty G. Marshall and Ted Robert Gurr (eds) Peace and Conflict 2005, College Park, MD: Center for International Development & Conflict Management, University of Maryland, 2005, p. 38.

Episode 12: Socks
Episode 11: Scientific Method
Episode 10: Satellites

Episode 10: Satellites

August 18, 2019

www.nasa.gov

https://www.forbes.com/sites/oracle/2018/07/02/how-satellites-avoid-attacks-and-space-junk-while-circling-the-earth/#78aca4e8596a

https://www.livescience.com/61453-china-satellite-lasers-clean-space-debris.html

https://www.pixalytics.com/sats-orbiting-the-earth-2018/

Episode 9: The Decline of Poverty

Episode 9: The Decline of Poverty

August 11, 2019

Angus Maddison, The World Economy: Historical Statistics.

https://ourworldindata.org/extreme-poverty

Lindert, Williamson, The Economics of the Industrial Revolution.

Episode 8: The Decline of War

Episode 8: The Decline of War

August 4, 2019

Sources:

http://www.euro.who.int/en/data-and-evidence/archive/mortality-database-updated

Peter Brecke's 'Conflict Catalogue'

Audrey Cronin, How Terrorism Ends: Understanding the Decline and Demise of Terrorist Campaigns.

Episode 7: Life-Expectancy

Episode 7: Life-Expectancy

July 28, 2019

Sources:

Jim Oeppen and James W. Vaupel, ‘Broken limits to life expectancy’, Science, 296, 5579 (2002)

https://www.livescience.com/41539-2009-swine-flu-death-toll-higher.html

 

Episode 6: Child Labor

Episode 6: Child Labor

July 21, 2019

Sources:

Economically active population, 1950-2010, ILO, 4th edition.

Martin Ravaillon, Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement and Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

 

Episode 5: Sanitation