News, interviews, reportage, reviews, talk shows
USA NPR Podcasts (US American English(es))
Democracy Now! (US American - independent radio)
BBC Radio Newspod Free subscription for a month + BBC audio news
Women's Hour Podcasts (BBC Radio 4) Free
Podcasts from the BBC News (British English(es))
ABC Radio Australia Podcasts (Australian English(es))
Reel Women movie reviews from Canada!
Radio Canada International Podcast (Canadian English(es))
Africa Past & Present
Here On Earth - A live cultural affairs call-in talk show that introduces extraordinary people from across the world whose stories instill passion and connect deeply with listeners each weekday. August 2009 examples
TED Talks Each year, TED hosts some of the world's most fascinating people: Trusted voices and convention-breaking mavericks, icons and geniuses. The talks they deliver have had had such a great impact, we thought they deserved a wider audience.
National Museum of the American Indian Podcast