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Solvable

Solvable showcases the world’s most innovative thinkers and their proposed solutions to the world’s most daunting problems. The interviews, hosted by Ronald Young Jr., will launch a dialogue that both acknowledges the complexity of the issues while inspiring hope that the problems are, in fact, solvable. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.

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Fake News is Solvable

Anne Applebaum talks to Renée DiResta about building a more trustworthy Internet. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25mins

10 Jul 2019

Rank #1

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Food Waste is Solvable

Ahmed Ali Akbar talks to activist and author Tristram Stuart about using food scraps to eliminate waste. Watch "The Ugly Carrot" video here: https://vimeo.com/105657593. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

26mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #2

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Refugee Poverty is Solvable

Jacob Weisberg talks to David Miliband about helping refugees stay in work and in school. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

19 Jun 2019

Rank #3

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Climate Change is Solvable

Anne Applebaum talks to Anousheh Ansari about balancing the carbon cycle and fighting climate change through incentivized prizes and innovation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28mins

16 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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Racial Reconciliation is Solvable

Malcolm Gladwell talks to former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu about mending race relations in the U.S. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Poverty in Marginalized Communities is Solvable

Malcolm Gladwell talks to Saumya Roy about using micro-financing to eliminate poverty amongst marginalized groups. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

30 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Gender Inequality in Leadership is Solvable

Malcolm Gladwell talks to Julia Gillard, the first and only woman to be Prime Minister of Australia, about the underrepresentation of women in leadership around the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45mins

31 Jul 2019

Rank #7

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Basic Education is Solvable

Ahmed Ali Akbar talks to Sal Khan about bringing world class education to everyone, for free. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31mins

14 Aug 2019

Rank #8

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AIDS is Solvable

Malcolm Gladwell talks to David Baltimore about his work that made a treatment for HIV/AIDS possible. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27mins

21 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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Educational Inequity is Solvable

Anne Applebaum talks to Dr. Urvashi Sahni--a social entrepreneur, women rights activist and educationist--about redefining education and curricula. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

2 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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The Tech Gender Gap is Solvable

Jacob Weisberg talks to Mariéme Jamme about teaching a million disadvantaged girls to code. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25mins

3 Jul 2019

Rank #11

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Misuse of Data is Solvable

Jacob Weisberg talks to Jake Porway about using big data for good. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

17 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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Global Disease is Solvable

Jacob Weisberg talks to global health advocate Steve Davis about eliminating or eradicating diseases causing great human suffering worldwide. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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Global Poverty is Solvable

Malcolm Gladwell talks with Dr. Shashi Buluswar about fighting global poverty with the Institute for Transformative Technologies. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

4 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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Poor Nutrition is Solvable

Jacob Weisberg talks to Roy Steiner about changing global diets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27mins

18 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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Conflict is Solvable

Jacob Weisberg talks to Victor Ochen, Founder and Executive Director for African Youth Initiative Network, about building peace in Africa. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45mins

28 Aug 2019

Rank #16

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US-China Conflict is Solvable

Jacob Weisberg talks to Kevin Rudd about the need for diplomacy between China and the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #17

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Cervical Cancer is Solvable

Anne Applebaum talks to Vincent DeGennaro about building cancer programs in developing countries. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

7 Aug 2019

Rank #18

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Civil War is Solvable

Anne Applebaum talks to Juan Manuel Santos, former president of Colombia and Nobel Peace Laureate, about ending more than 50 years of conflict in his country.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25mins

24 Jul 2019

Rank #19

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Electricity for the Developing World is Solvable

Anne Applebaum talks with Ashvin Dayal about creating worldwide access to electricity.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27mins

11 Sep 2019

Rank #20