Free Your Mind Friday

Leid Stories—Fight the Power! Frustrate the System! Free Your Mind!—04.27.18

Welcome to the best peer-education program on the planet—“Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories. It’s an open forum for the exchange of information, opinions and ideas, and analytical thinking is the star of the show. Share your intellectual wealth. Call in (888-874-4888) and help us all fight the power and frustrate the system by freeing our minds! Download this episode …

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Project Censored – 01.02.18

On this special edition of the Project Censored Show, the co-editors of Poets Reading the News spend the hour looking back at some of the most important news stories of 2017, expressed via poetry. Elle Aviv Newton and Jenna Spagnolo present a dozen poems, each read by its author, addressing issues from gun violence to opiod deaths to global warming.  …

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Rahil Bhagat – Which country has the best programmers? Hint: It’s not the US

If you ever wondered about which country produces the best programmers, wonder no more. A new report from California-based HackerRank, a service that administers tests to developers around the world, says it’s China. Second place goes to Russia, and Poland takes bronze. Traditional programming powerhouses like the US and India came in at 28th and 31st, respectively. HackerRank offers its community of …