» Trump urges Venezuela to set its country free
18/02/19 20:18 from Global News
The US president has appealed directly to the Venezuelan military to abandon their support for president Nicolas Maduro. Also: Huawei boss Ren Zhengfei tells the BBC that the company will survive despite security concerns, and George Men...

» Merkel Bows Out and Pence Steps In At Munich Security Conference; Eyes on Mexico: Is The New President Upholding His Human Rights Promise?; Press Freedom Declining Amid Drug War in Philippines
18/02/19 19:06 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:An increasingly fractured global landscape was on display at the 55th annual Munich Security Conference. Mexican President... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Top Syrian Kurdish Official: IS Fighters Could 'Escape from Prisons'
18/02/19 18:08 from Newshour
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in Syria say they're confident they will capture Baghouz - the last remaining Islamic State territory in the country - but what happens after US troops leave Syria? Ilham Ahmed, Kurdish co-chair of the ...

» The Story Of American Imperialism
18/02/19 17:31 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
American presidents like to describe the United States as a force for freedom and independence in the world. Historian Daniel Immerwahr says there are also plenty of times in our history when we've subjugated and ruled foreign lands, som...

» FA Cup predictability, trouncings and wild finales – Football Weekly
18/02/19 13:09 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Barry Glendenning , Faye Carruthers and James Montague discuss the opposite of thrills and spills in the FA Cup, ownership at Old Trafford, a 20-0 shellacking, the Champions League and Folkestone fun Join the conversation o...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 18, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Seven MPs quit Britain's opposition party in protest at Labour leadership
18/02/19 11:49 from Global News
It's been called an 'extraordinary moment' for British politics, as the MPs announce they will sit as a group of independents. Also deadly clashes in Kashmir as India and Pakistan withdraw their ambassadors. And Shamima Begum - the schoo...

» IS Teenager Asks for Forgiveness from UK
18/02/19 11:49 from Newshour
Shamima Begum, the UK schoolgirl who fled the country aged 15 to join the Islamic State militant group in Syria, has apologised to Britain in an interview with the BBC. Also in the programme: seven members of parliament for Britain's Lab...

» Super-tall, super-skinny, super-expensive: the 'pencil towers' of New York's super-rich – podcast
18/02/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
An extreme concentration of wealth in a city where even the air is for sale has produced a new breed of needle-like tower • Read the text version here Continue reading...

» Airlines Face Challenges Going Green
18/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
Edition for February 18th: Air carriers are facing a push from consumers to go green. The Wall Street Journal's Middle Seat Columnist Scott McCartney says they've made some headway in becoming more efficient - but greenhouse gas emission...

» Facebook's quinceañera: Chips with Everything podcast
18/02/19 02:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
As Facebook turns 15, Jordan Erica Webber explores how the social media giant has transformed over the years The Guardian’s UK technology editor, Alex Hern , joins Jordan Erica Webber to provide a history lesson on Facebook through the l...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 17, 2019
17/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
Lawsuits begin to pile in following President Trump's emergency declaration. As a humanitarian crisis deepens...a plan to get aid into Venezuela that could be a day of reckoning. A war of words between the U.S. and Iran at a security con...

» What a European education project can tell us about Brexit – podcast
17/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
When the writer Peter Pomerantsev was a teenager, he was sent to a school that was part of the European Schools network, which counts Boris Johnson among its alumni. He discusses what the project can tell us about the EU. Plus: the Guard...

» US senator to probe 'talk on ousting Trump'
17/02/19 19:49 from Global News
The pledge comes after a former acting FBI chief recalls discussions on removing the US president. Also: Pakistan rolls out the red carpet for Saudi prince, and tributes are paid to Ken Nordine - the 'word jazz' creator who has died at t...

» Will Europe Take Back Its IS Fighters?
17/02/19 18:46 from Newshour
President Trump has urged European allies to take back more than 800 Islamic State fighters captured in Syria and put them on trial. We take a look at France, which said a few weeks ago that it would take back 130 IS suspects. Why have n...

» Trump Tells Europe To Take Back IS Fighters
17/02/19 10:10 from Newshour
US president Donald Trump says it's time for Britain and other European allies to take back former Islamic State fighters and put them on trial at home. Also on the programme: US measles outbreak and the parents who refuse vaccinations; ...

» From Our Home Correspondent 17/02/2019
17/02/19 10:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers around the United Kingdom which reflect the range of British life today. Writer and broadcaster Horatio Clare reveals the deeply personal story of how he was sectioned unde...

» US planes arrive with aid for Venezuela
16/02/19 20:10 from Global News
Planes carrying food and medicine landed in Colombia at the request of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido. The country’s President Nicolas Maduro says he’ll block it, describing it as a “booby trap” set up by Washington. Also: Nige...

» Nigeria Disappointed: Last Minute Postponement of Elections
16/02/19 18:28 from Newshour
Nigeria has delayed its elections on the same day they were due to take place. There are now fears that people who have spent money and made the effort to travel to polling stations may think twice before doing it again when they are res...

» Итоги недели. Лев Шлосберг: "Государством правит ФСБ" - 16 Февраль, 2019
16/02/19 13:05 from Время Свободы - Итоги недели - Радио Свобода
Лев Шлосберг о деле Светланы Прокопьевой и обыске в отделении "Яблока". *** Стене с Мексикой быть – но не сразу. *** Дело епископа Гедеона. За что священника не пустили в Украину?

» Nigeria Postpones Elections Hours Before People Due to Vote
16/02/19 10:27 from Newshour
The Nigerian president has appealed for calm after the last-minute postponement of elections. The Vatican has dismissed from the clergy the former archbishop of Washington. He's the first cardinal to be sacked for child abuse; and we tal...

» The Power of God
16/02/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
The remote religious retreat which has become the intellectual spearhead of Steve Bannon’s plans for a populist revolution in Europe. Edward Stourton visits the Trisulti monastery in Italy from where the vision of the former chief strate...

» Best Of: Wildlife 'Dynasties' / The Neuroscience Of Addiction
15/02/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The new BBC documentary series 'Dynasties' follows five groups of animals for up to two years, revealing their social relationships: kinship, affection, and sometimes deadly power struggles. The show's executive producer Michael Gunton t...

» Mexico border wall: Trump defends emergency move
15/02/19 20:07 from Global News
President Trump said the US was facing an invasion of drugs and criminals and "walls worked". Also: sixty-six people have been killed by gunmen in northern Nigeria and schoolchildren across the UK join a global protest calling for action...

» President Trump Declares Emergency Over Mexico Border; Filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck and Artist Gerhard Richter in Spat over film ‘Never Look Away’; Weekend Passport: TUTA Theatre presents “Radio Culture”
15/02/19 18:55 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:What President Trump's emergency declaration means for American democracyAn Oscar nominee provides a window into his artA... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Trump Declares State of Emergency
15/02/19 18:48 from Newshour
President Trump, having failed to get Congressional approval for the money he wants to build a wall along the US / Mexico border, has declared a national emergency to try to access other federal funds. How will this go down within the Re...

» Spike Lee / Paul Schrader On 'First Reformed'
15/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Filmmaker Spike Lee is nominated for best director for 'BlackKkKlansman.' He spoke with Terry Gross about growing up in Brooklyn, gentrification, and how he got started in film. TV critic David Bianculli reviews the Amazon documentary se...

» Trump Declares National Emergency; New Auto Tariffs?
15/02/19 16:25 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 16: President Trump declared a national emergency in a bid to raise new border wall funds. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Will Mauldin on whether the Commerce Department might recommend additional tariffs on im...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 15, 2019
15/02/19 13:05 from International Edition - Voice of America
Quick, informative, fun. VOA’s International Edition brings the world together with U.S. perspectives. Experts, analysts, social media views and newsmakers themselves help tell today’s stories everyone wants to hear. Brighten your day wi...

» Bad Reputation
15/02/19 13:00 from On The Media
The 2020 Democratic field is the most diverse ever, and five women are running to be the party’s presidential nominee. This week, we look at the sexist coverage of female candidates with a new Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Gender an...

» India says it will 'completely isolate' Pakistan
15/02/19 12:01 from Global News
An Indian minister vows to cut Pakistan off from the world as India mourns dozens of troops killed in Kashmir. Also: Spanish PM sets snap election for April and China closes Everest base camp to tourists.

» India Warns Pakistan After Kashmir Attack
15/02/19 11:54 from Newshour
India says it has incontrovertible evidence to link Pakistan with a suicide attack in Kashmir that killed more than forty troops. Also in the programme: how Egypt's Coptic Christians have dealt with the video of a massacre; and is it tim...

» From Venezuela With Love
15/02/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In recent weeks, Venezuela has been in the spotlight as two men, Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó, assert their claims to the presidency amidst political and economic crisis. Many are watching the situation with growing anxiety, including ...

» The Money Saving Expert: how Martin Lewis became the most trusted man in Britain – podcast
15/02/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
He has built a multimillion pound empire, and is driven to help people attain ‘financial justice’. But in an age of predatory capitalism and rampant inequality, can one man’s modest suggestions really make a difference? • Read the text v...

» Special Release: Can AI Change Your Mind?
15/02/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
In this special episode of Intelligence Squared U.S., we partner with IBM for a historic debate that brings AI to the stage. IBM Project Debater is the first AI system designed to debate humans on complex topics using a combination of pi...

» Tyson Reinvents Itself as Consumers Shift to Prepared Foods
15/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 15th: Congress has approved a spending bill to avert a second shutdown and keep the government open -- but a new fight may be on the horizon. Plus, America's largest meatpacker, Tyson Foods, is focusing more on ...

» Cross Section: Paul Davies – Science Weekly podcast
15/02/19 02:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Nicola Davis talks to the theoretical physicist Paul Davies, who has been trying to find the solution to one of humankind’s trickier questions – what is life? Paul joins Nicola in studio to talk about his new book The Demon in the Machin...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 14, 2019
14/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Did London air pollution kill nine-year-old Ella?
14/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
This Friday marks six years since Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death, which her mother believes was partly caused by air pollution. Plus: 15-year-old George Bond explains why he is going on today’s school climate strike Ella Kissi-Debrah lived 25...

» Did air pollution kill nine-year-old Ella?
14/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
This Friday marks six years since Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death, which her mother believes was partly caused by air pollution. Plus: 15-year-old George Bond explains why he is going on today’s school climate strike Ella Kissi-Debrah lived 25...

» "Nigeria’s Presidential Election Is This Saturday. Here’s Who’s Running And What’s At Stake; U.S. Doubles Down on Post-Deal Iran Strategy, Amid Growing Tension In Both Countries; Science and Power Politics: Imagining the Postcolonial Museum "
14/02/19 19:59 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Nigerians head to the polls on Saturday to cast their vote for president, choosing between almost twenty candidates. To... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Trump threatens rare emergency powers to fund border wall
14/02/19 19:56 from Global News
President Trump hopes to avert a shutdown, but faces a legal challenge over his plans to invoke rarely used emergency powers to bypass the political process. Also, the British government has suffered another damaging parliamentary defeat...

» Should IS Teenager Be Allowed Back Into UK?
14/02/19 18:53 from Newshour
Shamima Begum joined the Islamic State militant group aged 15, but is now living in a refugee camp. Now aged 19, she's pregnant and wants to return to the UK to give birth. Speaking to the Times newspaper, she showed little remorse over ...

» Inside The Social Structures Of Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Penguins & Chimps
14/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'Dynasties,' a new BBC documentary series narrated by David Attenborough, is about the complex social structures of five different groups of animals. The show's executive producer Michael Gunton talks about the power struggles among anim...

» Manafort's Plea Deal Voided; Amazon Abandons New York City
14/02/19 15:45 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 14th: A federal judge has voided former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's plea deal. The Wall Street Journal's Byron Tau has the details. Plus, in a surprise move, Amazon says it'll no longer build its head...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 14, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends

» 'More excuses and more delays' – Politics Weekly podcast
14/02/19 13:02 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Jessica Elgot is joined by Sonia Sodha, Peter Walker and Ryan Shorthouse to discuss the latest Brexit progress, or lack of it. Plus: we weigh up the contenders in the US Democratic presidential race, and wonder what to do about Tory obst...

» Pence urges Europe to withdraw from Iran nuclear pact
14/02/19 12:17 from Global News
The US vice president has strongly criticised European states for what he calls attempts to break America's sanctions on Iran. Also: the EU has drafted new rules on using copyrighted material on the internet, and what is the formula for ...

» London Schoolgirl who Joined IS Wants to Return to UK
14/02/19 11:06 from Newshour
A teenager who ran away from London four years ago to join Islamic State militants in Syria says she now wants to return to the UK -- and has no regrets. Shamima Begum is now nineteen and was found by a journalist in a Syrian refugee cam...

» Solskjær’s stumble, a Wembley rumble and Banks of England – Football Weekly Extra
14/02/19 09:14 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Barry Glendenning , Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen discuss Solskjær’s stumble, Wembley’s rumble, a momentous first Champions League VAR, Declan Rice’s defection to England and the passings of two football legends Join ...

» Celebrating the Iranian revolution in Lebanon
14/02/19 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In much of the world Hezbollah is considered a terrorist organisation, but in Lebanon it is one of the country’s most powerful political and military forces. Lizzie Porter was in Beirut as the Iranian backed group began a three-day festi...

» General Electric Faces $92 Billion Sales Backlog
14/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 14th: General Electric is struggling to turn around its core power unit. But it's facing a $92 billion sales backlog. The Wall Street Journal's Thomas Gryta has more details on the challenges ahead. Learn more a...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 13, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Selling a kidney to reach Europe
13/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Desperate to reach Europe, people from Africa are travelling to Egypt and selling body parts to pay for their onward passage. Seán Columb has spent more than five years researching this subject. Plus: Ruth Maclean on Nigeria’s upcoming e...

» Nauru, Manus and why we need the medevac bill – Australian politics live podcast
13/02/19 22:53 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
As the government continues to frame the passing of the medical evacuation bill as a national security issue, we look at why this legislation is needed to save lives on Nauru and Manus Island. Kon Karapanagiotidis, chief executive of the...

» Chicago Nature Lovers Unite! ...at the 2019 Wild Things Conference; Science and Power Politics: The Hood Biologist
13/02/19 20:20 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Plant nerds, bird geeks and conservation junkies converge on Chicago for the Wild Things Conference on February 23rd. Trans... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Two Syrian security agents arrested in Germany
13/02/19 20:10 from Global News
Germany arrests two suspected members of President Assad's security network; President Trump says he's considering all options to solve the crisis in Venezuela; and NASA has declared that the Opportunity rover it sent to Mars fifteen yea...

» 13/02/2019 GMT
13/02/19 18:26 from Newshour
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

» How Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America
13/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'Atlantic' journalist Franklin Foer says American real estate (including Trump Organization properties) has become a "giant magnet" for Russia's kleptocratic fortunes. Foer also talks about the Mueller investigation and Paul Manafort, Tr...

» Trump Expected to Sign Border-Security Deal
13/02/19 15:08 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 13: Even though it falls short of what he wants, President Trump is expected to sign a border security agreement and avoid another government shutdown. More from the Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Ballhaus. Learn...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 13, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» The mind-blowing life of the gateway bee – Look at Me podcast
13/02/19 13:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
When you think about bees you probably thinking about honey, hives and yellow and black stripes, but these traits aren’t present in the majority of Australian bees. The bee you usually think of is the European honey bee. Yet Australia ac...

» A Century of Free Speech
13/02/19 13:00 from On The Media
For this week's pod extra, we feature a conversation from WNYC'S Brian Lehrer Show . Brian talked with Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and University of Chicago Law Professor Geoffrey Stone , editors of The Free Speech Centur...

» Sudan: Evidence of human rights abuses committed by security forces
13/02/19 12:17 from Global News
Footage shows masked security agents chasing and beating anti-government protesters. Witnesses say the agents then took the protestors to secret detention-centres. Also, Thailand's Princess Ubolratana 'saddened' as she's disqualified fro...

» Australia to re-open Christmas Island detention centre
13/02/19 11:20 from Newshour
A political row has blown up in Australia over the decision by the prime minister, Scott Morrison, to re-open a controversial migrant detention centre on Christmas Island. The local government leader of Christmas Island, Gordon Thomson, ...

» A Conversation with Presidential Candidate Julián Castro
13/02/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA kicks off our coverage of the 2020 presidential elections with a conversation with Julián Castro, one of the first to declare candidacy. The Texas Democrat was the former mayor of San Antonio, former Secretary of Housing and U...

» Amazon Raises Prices at Whole Foods
13/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 13th: Whole Foods is feeling the pressure of higher costs - forcing its owner, Amazon, to reverse course and raise prices it had previously cut. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more details on what'...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 12, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» What does Jeremy Corbyn really think about Brexit?
12/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Brexit has become a divisive issue for the Labour leader and his party. Heather Stewart charts Corbyn’s changing relationship with the EU. Plus: Lois Beckett looks at the March for our Lives movement, a year after the Parkland shootings ...

» Protests in Sudan could topple Bashir’s Regime; Christopher Kimball's new book brings globally inspired meals to American tables; Science and Power Politics: Freedom’s Laboratory
12/02/19 20:30 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Protests that started in December 2018 have snowballed into countrywide agitation against Sudanese president Omar... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' found guilty in US
12/02/19 19:56 from Global News
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was convicted on numerous counts including the distribution of cocaine and heroin. Also: missing Kenyan activist found dead and the 14th century nun who faked her own death.

» Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Found Guilty in US
12/02/19 18:17 from Newshour
A jury has found the notorious Mexican drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, guilty on all 10 counts at his drug trafficking trial in New York. The unanimous decision means the 61-year-old faces a mandatory life sentence. Also in the pro...

» Nicolas Maduro on Trump, Hunger, and Foreign Intervention
12/02/19 18:09 from Newshour
The Venezuelan President speaks to the BBC in Caracas; we look at the substance of his remarks and whether they reflect life on the ground. Also in the programme; twelve Catalan separatist leaders go on trial in Spain in one of the count...

» The Neuroscience Of Addiction
12/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Growing up, Judith Grisel struggled with alcohol, marijuana and cocaine. Now, as a neuroscientist, she's working to understand the biological basis of addiction. Her new book is 'Never Enough.' Grisel talks about how various drugs affect...

» U.S., China Continue Trade Talks in Beijing
12/02/19 16:36 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 12th: The latest round of trade talks between the U.S. and China are taking place in Beijing this week. But are the two sides any closer to an agreement? The Wall Street Journal's Josh Zumbrun has more details. ...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 12, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Venezuela: Maduro denounces 'extremist' Trump
12/02/19 12:08 from Global News
Venezuela's embattled President Nicolás Maduro blames the US for his country's crisis. In an interview with the BBC, Mr. Maduro also says he would use force to defend his government. Also, a warning that environmental change is accelerat...

» The most disturbing books we've ever read, with Alice Clark-Platts – podcast
12/02/19 09:29 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
On this week’s show, thriller fan Alison Flood speaks to Alice Clark-Platts about her terrifying novel The Flower Girls, after finding herself struggling with its most shocking moment. Then Claire, Richard, Sian and Alison share the book...

» College Donations Reach Record $46.7 Billion
12/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 12th: U.S. colleges and universities banked record donations in the last fiscal year. Harvard University, Stanford University, and Columbia University landed in the top three spots on the list. The Wall Street J...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 11, 2019
11/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
Dueling rallies in a Texas border town between President Trump and a popular democrat over border wall funding. U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are closing in on Islamic State's last stronghold in eastern Syria. The acting US Defens...

» My week at Guantánamo Bay
11/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The Guardian’s Julian Borger recently spent a week at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, attending the 33rd pre-trial hearing of five 9/11 suspects. He discusses why arguably the most important criminal trial in American history has ...

» The 9/11 terrorists on trial
11/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The Guardian’s Julian Borger recently spent a week at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, attending the 33rd pre-trial hearing of five 9/11 suspects. He discusses why arguably the most important criminal trial in American history has ...

» 9/11 and the terrorists on trial – podcast
11/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The Guardian’s Julian Borger recently spent a week at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, attending the 33rd pre-trial hearing of five 9/11 suspects. He discusses why arguably the most important criminal trial in American history has ...

» Fatalities in hospital fire in Cameroon's troubled Anglophone region
11/02/19 19:51 from Global News
The fire ravaged sections of the Kumba district hospital including the surgical wards. Also: fighting slows "final push" against IS in eastern Syria and British judge says sorry after falling asleep in court.

» The Science Of Exercise Recovery / Adam Savage Of 'MythBusters'
11/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
From sports drinks to protein powders, compression therapy to cupping, there's a whole industry of products and services designed to help us adapt to and recover from exercise. But does any of it work? That's the question health journali...

» Sovereignty, Religion and Violence in Middle East with Simon Mabon; Science and Power Politics: The Rule of Experts
11/02/19 16:45 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Author Simon Mabon talks about religion and sovereignty in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Middle EastWe kick off our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Morgan Stanley to Acquire Solium Capital
11/02/19 15:54 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 11th: Morgan Stanley is making one of its biggest deals since the financial crisis, with a $900 million purchase of employee stock plan manager Solium. The Wall Street Journal's Liz Hoffman has the details. Lear...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 11, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Afghanistan: Patrick Shanahan arrives for talks on peace efforts
11/02/19 12:13 from Global News
US acting Defence Secretary meets Afghan president to discuss efforts to end conflict. This follows talks between US and Taliban and other Afghan parties. Also, huge crowds in Iran mark 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution, and Indones...

» Sarri-vederci? Plus penalty drama and Pukki delight – Football Weekly
11/02/19 10:07 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Barry Glendenning , Jacqui Oatley and Mark Langdon on Man City’s demolition of Chelsea, Liverpool’s return to winning ways, penalty drama at Brighton, prolific Teemu Pukki and the Madrid derby Join the conversation on Faceb...

» Love & Walkouts
11/02/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
It's almost Valentine's Day, and we couldn't help ourselves. Latino USA is bringing you a love story of student activism. We're taking you back to 1968, when thousands of students participated in a series of protests that helped spark th...

» White gold: the unstoppable rise of alternative milks – podcast
11/02/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
How wellness upstarts spoiled milk’s healthy reputation – and built a billion-dollar industry from juicing oats and nuts • Read the text version here Continue reading...

» Toymakers Optimistic, Despite Sales Declines Without Toys 'R' Us
11/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 11th: Toymakers continue to struggle, but are optimistic about growth in 2019, as the industry adjusts to a changing landscape that no longer includes Toys "R" Us. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Ziobro has more ...

» Grindr turns 10: Chips with Everything podcast
11/02/19 02:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
In this Valentine’s week special, Jordan Erica Webber looks at whether apps have helped or hindered the art of dating Grindr, the dating app geared towards gay, bisexual, trans and queer people, celebrates its 10th anniversary in March. ...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 10, 2019
10/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
If lawmakers don't come up with a budget compromise by Friday, the U.S. could see another government shutdown. Another democrat joins a crowded field of candidates running for president. A growing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela as Pres...

» Why are homeless people still dying in the UK?
10/02/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
After a spike in deaths among homeless people in the affluent city of Oxford, Robert Booth went to investigate. In a growing community of rough sleepers, there is little support for people with mental health problems and addiction. Plus:...

» China Says Uighur Musician 'Alive'
10/02/19 19:15 from Global News
China releases a video of Abdhurehim Heyit, said by campaigners to have been tortured to death in prison; a new party in Poland takes aim at the country's conservative politicians and, taking time: slow art arrives in London.

» Final assault on IS held territory
09/02/19 20:04 from Global News
Kurdish-led alliance says final assault underway against Islamic State forces in Syria; the US Senator Elizabeth Warren has confirmed she will contest the Democratic nomination in next year's presidential election and the Duke of Edinbur...

» Итоги недели: обыск у журналиста, приговор за веру и отравление в Софии - 09 Февраль, 2019
09/02/19 13:05 from Время Свободы - Итоги недели - Радио Свобода
В доме журналиста Светланы Прокопьевой прошел обыск +++ Датчанина приговорили в России к шести годам тюрьмы за участие в богослужениях +++ Компаньона Петрова и Боширова подозревают в отравлении болгарского бизнесмена

» Peace Is More Difficult Than War
09/02/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Moscow isn’t the obvious place for talks on how to bring an end to the violence in Afghanistan, the country has been at war ever since the Soviet invasion 40 years ago, but it was where senior Afghan politicians met the Taliban. 'A milit...

» Best Of: Daughter Of A Numbers Runner / Random House Copy Chief
08/02/19 21:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Before states ran legal lotteries there was the underground street version — the numbers. When writer Bridgett M. Davis was growing up in Detroit in the '60s, her mother was a successful bookie in the African-American community. She says...

» Italy and France’s Elites Spar Over Reaction to Economic and Social Woes; ‘Rendezvous In Chicago’ Explores Falling In Love, Breaking Up; Weekend Passport: Chicago a cappella presents “Polish Splendor”
08/02/19 20:45 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:France recalled its ambassador to Rome after Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio met with French Yellow Vest... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Thailand's king condemns sister's bid to be PM
08/02/19 20:02 from Global News
The king of Thailand says his elder sister is not allowed to stand for election as Prime Minister. Also: Venezuela's embattled President has vowed not to let in “fake aid” from the United States. Plus the world's richest man accuses one ...

» The Coen Brothers / Remembering Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson
08/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen spoke to 'Fresh Air' in November 2018 about 'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,' a Western that often subverts the expectations of the genre. The film is up for three Academy Awards. Frank Robinson, who died Thu...

» Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of Attempted Blackmail
08/02/19 15:43 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 8: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has accused the National Enquirer's publisher of attempted blackmail, in connection with a story it ran about Bezos' alleged extramarital affair. More from the Wall Street Journal's ...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 08, 2019
08/02/19 13:05 from International Edition - Voice of America
Quick, informative, fun. VOA’s International Edition brings the world together with U.S. perspectives. Experts, analysts, social media views and newsmakers themselves help tell today’s stories everyone wants to hear. Brighten your day wi...

» The World's Biggest Problem
08/02/19 13:00 from On The Media
At Tuesday's State of the Union, President Trump continued to call for a wall at the southern border. Meanwhile, some Democrats point to the real crisis: climate change. A look at the messaging of urgency and hope around the Green New De...

» Young players die in fire at top Rio football club
08/02/19 12:09 from Global News
The victims include young footballers who were staying at Flamengo's training centre. Also: Thai royal to stand as PM candidate and reliving the moment a kayak was hit by a whale.

» Portrait Of: Ranchera Royalty Ángela Aguilar
08/02/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
If there is a Ranchera Royal family, that is the Aguilar family. And Ángela Aguilar is the youngest heir. Her father, Pepe Aguilar, has sold over 12 million albums worldwide and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And her grandfath...

» How a deluge of money nearly broke the Premier League – podcast
08/02/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
It’s the world’s most lucrative football league. But a civil war over all that money almost toppled it • Read the text version here Continue reading...

» Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life?
08/02/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Motion: Don't Bring Extinct Creatures back to Life Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct creatures could become a reality. Proponent...

» Bankruptcies Rise in U.S. Farm Belt
08/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 8th: Farm Belt bankruptcies are rising across the U.S., as trade disputes add to problems farmers have been facing for years, amid falling prices for corn, soybeans, and other commodities. The Wall Street Journa...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 07, 2019
07/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
The deepening crisis in Venezuela has world leaders seeking an urgent solution. President Trump is calling democratic investigations of his finances and more a form of harassment. Officials in Kenya express concerns over unsafe abortions...

» Diplomatic spat between Paris and Rome
07/02/19 20:04 from Global News
A diplomatic row between France and Italy has depended. Also: The UN investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi says the journalist was the victim of a brutal and premeditated killing…And South Africa will hold nationwide elections ...

» Afghanistan Peace Talks Notably Exclude Afghanistan; Overtourism Threatens Cultural Landmarks, Environment; Global Activism: Sustainable Sharing with Guatemala
07/02/19 18:30 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Representatives of the Taliban and other groups in Afghanistan met this week in Moscow to discuss a path for peace after a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» NYT's Michael Schmidt On Mueller, Trump And Russia
07/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Schmidt was one of the 'Times' reporters who reported in January that the FBI had opened a counterintelligence investigation in 2017 into whether Trump was secretly working on behalf of Russia against American interests. "I knew that it ...

» Two Banks to Merge in a $66 Billion Deal
07/02/19 15:34 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 7: Two big regional banks, BB&T and SunTrust, will merge in a stock deal worth 66 billion dollars. The Wall Street Journal's Rachel Ensign on whether we can expect more big banking mergers. Learn more about your...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 07, 2019
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International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends

» Facebook ordered by Germany to gather less user data
07/02/19 11:32 from Global News
Germany has carried out a probe into the social network following concerns that members were unaware of the extent of the firm's activities. It covered data gathered from third-party sources as well as via Facebook's other apps, includin...

» Watch Your Back!
07/02/19 07:05 from From Our Own Correspondent
"Watch your back Howard!" was one of the politer messages the BBC Philippines Correspondent received after making a documentary about Rodrigo Duterte. As Howard Johnson has found, journalists who question the President can become the tar...

» Democrats Focus on Income Inequality
07/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 7th: Income inequality is taking center stage for Democratic presidential hopefuls, several of whom have unveiled proposals for wealth distribution. The Wall Street Journal's Michelle Hackman has more details on...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 06, 2019
06/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
A day after the president warned lawmakers about investigating him... House democrats announce a widening probe. Women in congress made a big statement at Tuesday night's state of the union. Children impacted by tragic fires in Californi...

» Trump says he'll announce IS group has lost Iraq and Syria
06/02/19 19:43 from Global News
The US president made the remarks at a meeting of the US-led coalition against IS. Also: Venezuela's opposition says soldiers have blocked a bridge on the border with Colombia to prevent the delivery of humanitarian aid, and scientists d...

» Environmental Photographer Captures Climate Change
06/02/19 17:31 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The new documentary 'The Human Element' follows photographer James Balog as he captures images of rising sea levels, melting glaciers and roaring wildfires associated with climate change. Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the es...

» President Trump Invokes Race, Gender and Socialism in 2019 State of the Union; President Trump Touts “America’s Energy Dominance.” It’s more complicated than that.; Global Notes: South Side Artist Curates “Sonic Healing” Inspired by Africa
06/02/19 17:20 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:We dive into last night's State of the Union address with The Atlantic's Steve ClemonsEnergy analyst and investigative... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» United Beefs Up Business Travel Offerings
06/02/19 15:56 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 6: United Continental is adding premium seats to regional and larger jets to boost its corporate travel business. The Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 06, 2019
06/02/19 13:05 from International Edition - Voice of America
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Tusk says there is a 'special place in hell' for no-plan Brexiteers
06/02/19 12:08 from Global News
The European Council president sparks a backlash from Brexit-backing MPs after his comments. Also: US envoy in North Korea for nuclear talks and scientists visit Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai - one of the world's newest islands.

» Analysis of President Trump's State of the Union Address
06/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 6th: President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday, with lawmakers still mired in debate over the president's demands for a border wall. The Wall Street Journal's Jerry Seib offers i...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 05, 2019
05/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
Amid a divided America...President Trump delivers his second State of the Union Address. A rising political star gives the Democratic response. The rush to save baby flamingos in Africa from climate change driven drought. A music icon wh...

» New Arms race between Washington and Moscow ?
05/02/19 20:06 from Global News
Russia says it is planning to develop new missile systems within two years; Ten people die in a fire at an eight-storey building in Paris; And..... how do you recoup your crypto currency when the only person with the key suddenly dies ?

» Nearly 6,000 Civilians Were Killed In Middle East Last Year; How the Military Might Turn in Venezuela; Can New Sanctions Strategy for Venezuela and Iran Be Effective?
05/02/19 18:10 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Airstrikes kill civilians in the Middle EastThe military's role in the struggle for Venezuela's presidencyThe efficacy of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Random House Copy Chief / Inside The 1954 'Star Is Born'
05/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Dreyer is the copy chief for Random House. He talks with Terry Gross about collaborating with authors, passive voice, and gender neutral pronouns. His new book is 'Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style.' But, he...

» Glut of Cars on Dealer Lots Could Benefit Buyers
05/02/19 15:50 from Wall Street Journal What's News
Cars are piling up on U.S. dealership lots after several years of strong sales. Wall Street Journal reporter Adrienne Roberts has analysis, and explains if this results in a good time for consumers to make a purchase. Learn more about yo...

» International Edition 1305 EDT - February 05, 2019
05/02/19 13:05 from International Edition - Voice of America
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Afghanistan: Taliban and opposition figures hold talks in Moscow
05/02/19 12:00 from Global News
Influential opposition members attend talks which many hope will enable peace agreement. The government has not been invited and has described negotiations as 'counter-productive.' Also, race-row is sparked by interview with film star Li...

» The NAFTA Diet
05/02/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 1991, there was only one Walmart in Mexico, but by 2012, Walmart was Mexico's largest retailer with 2,000 locations. This week, Latino USA looks into how the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) impacted public health in Mexico...

» Investors Fear China Slowdown Could Threaten U.S. Stocks
05/02/19 04:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for February 5th: Some investors see slowing growth in China, the world's second-largest economy, as the biggest threat to U.S. stocks, following their best January in decades. The Wall Street Journal's Ira Iosebashvili has ...

» International Edition 2330 EDT - February 04, 2019
04/02/19 23:30 from International Edition - Voice of America
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

» Venezuela civil war threat 'an invention'
04/02/19 19:53 from Global News
Venezuela's political rivals trade accusations as international pressure mounts on President Maduro. Also: Pope Francis calls for a halt to wars in the Middle East, and warming threatens Himalayan glaciers.

» Writer Recalls Her Mother's Secret Gambling Enterprise
04/02/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Before states ran legal lotteries there was the underground street version — the numbers. When writer Bridgett M. Davis was growing up in Detroit in the '60s, her mother was a successful bookie in the African American community. She says...

» What the U.S. Withdrawal from 1988 Nuclear Forces Treaty Means for Arms Control; BBC Witness: The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty; El Salvador’s Young Heartthrob Candidate Upsets Presidential Elections
04/02/19 17:25 from Worldview Podcast
On today's episode: The U.S. withdraws from 1988 Nuclear Forces TreatyBBC Witness takes us inside the Nuclear Non-Proliferation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Both Sides Dig In Ahead of State of the Union
04/02/19 15:35 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for February 4th: President Trump delivers the State of the Union address on Tuesday. And heading into the speech, both sides are taking a hard line on immigration. The Wall Street Journal's Gerry Seib has more details. Lear...

» The Too-Good-To-Be-True Cancer Cure
04/02/19 13:00 from On The Media
Despite steadily declining rates of cancer deaths over the past two decades, cancer remains responsible for 1 in every 6 deaths worldwide. It’s a scourge. So when, this week, an Israeli company called Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologie...

» Venezuela: Several EU states recognise Guaidó as president
04/02/19 11:51 from Global News
UK, France, and other European countries recognise opposition leader as interim president. It comes after President Nicolás Maduro defiantly rejected EU's Sunday deadline to call snap elections. Also, searchers see body in wreckage after...

» US mobilises aid for Venezuela
03/02/19 20:21 from Global News
The United States is sending humanitarian aid following a request from the opposition leader, Juan Guaido. Also: Pope Francis arrives on historic visit to UAE and Sala plane wreckage found in the English Channel.

» Power struggle on the streets of Venezuela
02/02/19 20:07 from Global News
Rival mass rallies for and against Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro; Government of the Central African Republic reaches peace deal to end years of violence; Worst floods in a century in Australian state of Queensland.

» Итоги недели. Дело Анастасии Шевченко: "Это самый настоящий ГУЛАГ" - 02 Февраль, 2019
02/02/19 13:05 from Время Свободы - Итоги недели - Радио Свобода
В Ростове-на-Дону протестуют против ареста Анастасии Шевченко, обвиненной в работе на "нежелательную организацию" и лишившейся маленькой дочери *** Противостояние в Венесуэле: кто побеждает? *** Арест "сенатора" Арашукова *** Дело "Седьм...

» The Sound of Danger in Yemen
02/02/19 08:15 from From Our Own Correspondent
At the site of a US drone strike in Yemen, Safa Al Ahmad hears the sound of danger – the jihadi songs of ISIS fighters who want to know why she’s there. She reports from the no man’s land between Houthi rebels, the Yemeni army, armed tri...

» Best Of: Film Composer Nicholas Britell / Novelist Sigrid Nunez
01/02/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Film composer Nicholas Britell says when he's writing a score, he wants the audience to lose themselves in the film. "Music can have so much power, but you have to be careful with that power." Britell's score for 'If Beale Street Could T...

» First UK FGM conviction
01/02/19 19:57 from Global News
London court hears how mother of three-year-old girl tried to use witchcraft to deter investigation. Also: Qatar shock Japan to win first Asian Cup, Lindsey Vonn to retire from skiing and kazoos as on-screen anti-smoking deterrents.

» Israel Demolishes Homes in Occupied Territories; “Mouth Harp in a Minor Key” at the Siskel Film Center; Weekend Passport: “I.C.E. Box” at the Annoyance Theatre
01/02/19 17:45 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: We discuss a potential one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Maryam Sepehri speaks about her... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Margo Price
01/02/19 17:31 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Nashville singer-songwriter Margo Price sold her car and pawned her wedding ring to pay for the studio time to make her first album, 'Midwest Farmer's Daughter.' The album was a success. She spoke with Terry Gross in 2017 when her second...

» Misery in the Name of Liberty
01/02/19 13:00 from On The Media
The Venezuelan press has been facing repression for years. This week, On the Media explores how journalists in the country are struggling to cover the standoff between two men who claim to be president. Also, how both the history of Amer...

» US to leave nuclear weapons treaty with Russia
01/02/19 12:11 from Global News
The US has formally announced that it's suspending its obligations under the INF treaty, a key arms control agreement dating back to the Cold War. Also: Italy impounds a migrant rescue ship in Sicily and Hong Kong seizes a record haul of...

» Portrait Of: Gina Rodriguez
01/02/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Maria Hinojosa sits down with Gina Rodriguez, star of the CW show "Jane the Virgin"—which is airing its final season this spring. The actress and director has been exploring new projects too; her action film "Miss Bala" just dropped. Set...

» Guaido accuses Venezuelan security forces
31/01/19 19:47 from Global News
The self-declared acting president claims his wife and child have been threatened by agents working for President Maduro's government. Also: temperatures hit minus 48 Celsius in the American Midwest and the doctor who developed the paink...

» The 5G Network & The Possible Threat To Cybersecurity
31/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'New York Times' reporter David Sanger says the world's leading producer of telecom equipment, China's Huawei, will be central to the spread of a global 5G network — which could pose a major threat to U.S. national security. Also, jazz c...

» Why Our Migratory Birds Winter at Coffee Farms; BBC: How a 12 year-old Boy Escaped Slavery in Pakistan; Global Activism: “Selah Freedom” Helps Chicago Sexual Slavery Survivor Tell Her Story
31/01/19 17:30 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:The coffee you buy might be helping birds survive their winter migration.The BBC brings us a story about a 12-year-old boy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» EU sets up mechanism to bypass US sanctions on Iran
31/01/19 12:29 from Global News
The payment channel to Iran is being established by Britain, France and Germany. Also: Italy in recession amid sluggish Eurozone and Japan's elderly prisoners on life behind bars.

» From Roses to Rifles
31/01/19 07:35 from From Our Own Correspondent
To mark their transition from a heavily armed rebel group to a political party FARC has adapted the meaning of their name and replaced the rifles on their logo with roses. Mathew Charles finds out how some former guerrilla commanders are...

» Trump backs Venezuela’s Guaido as demonstrations rage across the country
30/01/19 20:02 from Global News
Trump backs Venezuela’s Guaido as demonstrations rage across the country. The US President has phoned the opposition leader to offer further support. Also: Saudi Arabia announces the billion-dollar results of its crackdown on corruption ...

» 'Beale Street' & 'Vice' Film Composer Nicholas Britell
30/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Composer Nicholas Britell says when he's writing a score, he wants the audience to lose themselves in the film. "Music can have so much power, but you have to be careful with that power." He talks with Terry Gross about finding the right...

» A Tell-All Memoir And An NDA
30/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
This week, the latest tell-all memoir from a former White House staffer hit bookstores. Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House   is by Cliff Sims — who was, depending on who you ask, either key player as Direc...

» Carlos Ghosn says 'plot and treason' were behind his arrest
30/01/19 12:13 from Global News
Nissan ex-chairman says his arrest in Japan was due to 'plot' by some Nissan executives. He was speaking in his first interview since being arrested in November on financial misconduct charges. Also, the plight of Venezuela's poor as eco...

» Brexit: MPs back May's bid to change deal
29/01/19 20:05 from Global News
Brexit: MPs back May's bid to change current Irish backstop in Brexit plan. Also: Venezuela's government asks Supreme Court to ban the opposition leader, Juan Guaido, from leaving the country - and the Instagram trolls keeping the Britis...

» Societal Costs of Record–Low Fertility Rates in Western Nations like the U.S. and Japan; Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents "Us/Them,” Commemorating Beslan, Russia School Massacre
29/01/19 19:00 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Looking into the causes and effects of a declining U.S. fertility rateA discussion of theater's power to commemorate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» 'Maid' Details How It's 'Impossible' To Live On Minimum Wage
29/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Stephanie Land's new memoir is about her struggle to make ends meet as a single mom while cleaning houses and relying on government assistance. Land, who left an abusive relationship and was homeless, talks about how she got out of pover...

» Pakistan: Top court upholds acquittal of Asia Bibi
29/01/19 12:40 from Global News
Supreme Court rejects challenge to acquittal of Christian woman on blasphemy charges. She was originally convicted in 2010 and spent eight years on death row. Also, Brazilian police arrest five people over deadly dam collapse, and we cel...

» How I Made It: Alaska
29/01/19 08:01 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Alaska is a Mexican-born singer from Spain with one of the most definitive LGBTQ Spanish anthems: "¿A quién le importa?" by the duo Alaska y Dinarama. In the late '70s, Alaska was one of the key figures of La Movida Madrileña, the era po...

» US targets 'corrupt' Venezuela oil firm
28/01/19 19:40 from Global News
The US has imposed sanctions on Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA and urged the country's military to accept a peaceful transfer of power. Also: US charges China's Huawei with fraud and RIP Trevor the 'world's loneliest duck'.

» Journalist Digs 'Underground,' Finds The Secret World Beneath
28/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Will Hunt is fascinated with the world below us: "Every manhole, every doorway, every stairway going down into the dark [feels] like a potential portal into this like separate world." His book about exploring sewers, subway tunnels, and ...

» Afghanistan: US and Taliban 'agree' on draft peace deal
28/01/19 11:55 from Global News
US and Taliban negotiators have agreed draft framework for deal to end 17-year conflict. This comes after US delegates held 6 days of talks with Taliban in Qatar.

» US 'will respond to Venezuela threats'
27/01/19 20:07 from Global News
Washington warns against the intimidation of opposition leader, Juan Guaido and US diplomats. Also: Brazil search resumes after new dam scare and Zimbabwe buries Afro-jazz legend Oliver Mtukudzi.

» Hundreds still missing after Brazilian dam collapse
26/01/19 20:05 from Global News
50 people have been rescued and at least 40 have been killed. Rescuers are working through the night to try and find survivors after a dam collapsed at an iron ore mine. . Also: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has sacked his ambas...

» Итоги недели. Венесуэльская примета: чем авторитарнее режим, тем больше он теряет на Мадуро - 26 Январь, 2019
26/01/19 13:05 from Время Свободы - Итоги недели - Радио Свобода
В Венесуэле продолжаются протесты *** Гособвинение в России требует 6,5 лет за веру *** Шестому бывшему советнику Трампа предъявлены уголовные обвинения

» Smiling through the fear
26/01/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
'My smile should tell you everything' one victim of an army rampage explains in Zimbabwe. In a society where you never know who’s listening, and who can be trusted, people smile to protect themselves, says Andrew Harding. Kate Adie intro...

» Best Of: Hosts Of Prison Podcast 'Ear Hustle' / Henry Louis Gates Jr.
25/01/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor started the podcast 'Ear Hustle' when Woods was a prisoner in San Quentin. Woods' sentence was recently commuted, but the two continue to tell stories of life in prison. Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead rev...

» Trump accepts deal to halt shutdown
25/01/19 20:47 from Global News
President Trump has yielded to pressure to end a record US government shutdown, accepting a temporary deal that includes none of the money he demanded for a US-Mexico border wall. Also: hundreds of people are missing after a mining dam c...

» “Doomsday Clock” Remains Unchanged, Milos Stehlik Talks with Filmmaker Paweł Pawlikowski on His Academy Award-Nominated ‘Cold War’, Weekend Passport: Play, "I Call My Brothers" on Muslim Exclusion/Identity in Sweden
25/01/19 18:37 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ “Doomsday Clock” will remain at two minutes to midnight through 2019, the group... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Comic Roy Wood Jr. / Alan Alda
25/01/19 17:31 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In 2018, Roy Wood Jr. explained how the years he spent performing in comedy clubs in the South and Midwest — sometimes in places where he felt unsafe as a black man — prepared him for 'The Daily Show.' Wood has a new Comedy Central speci...

» Close Encounters
25/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
The Lincoln Memorial debacle showed how vulnerable the press are to a myriad of social and political forces. This week, we examine how the outrage unfolded and what role MAGA hat symbolism might have played. And, a graphic photo in the N...

» FBI arrest Trump associate Roger Stone
25/01/19 12:47 from Global News
The US political strategist Roger Stone was arrested in Florida charged with seven counts in the Mueller investigation. Also: Greece vote settles 27 year old Macedonia name row and does gum disease play a key role in Alzheimer's?

» Portrait Of: Sylvia Acevedo
25/01/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Maria Hinojosa sits down with the CEO of the Girl Scouts, Sylvia Acevedo, who is also an American engineer, businesswoman, and executive. She discusses what it was like to be a pioneering Latina engineer in the male-dominated world of NA...

» Ten Years After the Global Financial Crisis, Is the System Safer?
25/01/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Motion: Ten Years After the Global Financial Crisis, the System Is Safer More than 10 years ago, Lehman Brothers collapsed, and the world witnessed one of the worst financial crises in global history. Has the world learned its lesson and...

» Russia condemns foreign powers for backing Venezuelan opposition leader
24/01/19 20:07 from Global News
President Maduro says he's closing Venezuela's embassy and consulates in the United States - a day after the Trump administration recognised the opposition leader as interim president. Also: the new president of the Democratic Republic o...

» "Venezuela Now Has Two Presidents, “Caravan of Gold” Exhibit Almost Nixed by Government Shutdown, “Cuban Visions” Film Series Brings Cuba’s filmmakers to Chicago
24/01/19 18:49 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:The leader of Venezuela's national assembly, Juan Guaidó, declared himself acting president in direct opposition to current... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Novelist Grapples With Suicide, Grief And Student-Teacher Relationships
24/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Sigrid Nunez's National Book Award-winning novel, 'The Friend,' is narrated by a woman grieving the suicide of her longtime friend and former writing professor, whom she slept with once. Nunez talks about how the subjects of the book rel...

» Russia attacks 'US bid to usurp' Venezuela
24/01/19 12:24 from Global News
Moscow says the move to declare a new head of state in Venezuela, backed by the US, is a "path of bloodshed". Also: President Felix Tshisekedi's swearing-in marks DR Congo's first peaceful transfer of power and the British writer Diana A...

» The New Pirates of the Caribbean
24/01/19 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
The impact of Venezuela's economic crisis is being felt far beyond its shores; Colin Freeman hears how some former Venezuelan fisherman have turned to kidnap and smuggling guns and drugs into Trinidad to make money. Kate Adie introduces ...

» Presidential Clash in Venezuela
23/01/19 20:34 from Global News
Leader of the opposition led Congress swears himself in as president of Venezuela; Deepening divide between the White House and the Democrats in Congress. Also: one of Zimbabwe's best known musicians, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died after a le...

» Mexico: Tlahuelilpan Pipeline Explosion, Supreme Court Temporarily Upholds Transgender Ban in Military, "Coming Together" 2019: Celebrating Polish Culture
23/01/19 19:15 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:An oil pipeline exploded in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico, while residents of the local town were attempting to tap... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Hosts Of 'Ear Hustle,' A Podcast Made From Inside Prison
23/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor started the podcast 'Ear Hustle' when Woods was a prisoner in San Quentin. Woods' sentence was recently commuted, but the two continue to tell stories of life in prison.

» Thailand to hold first election since 2014 coup
23/01/19 12:29 from Global News
The Thai authorities have announced that the first general election since a military coup five years ago will be held on 24th March. Also: Australian writer ''missing in China'', and UNESCO honours reggae music.

» Zimbabwe: Soldiers accused of a campaign of violence
22/01/19 20:06 from Global News
There are reports of random assaults on opposition supporters. A search for the plane carrying the Argentine footballer, Emiliano Sala, is suspended; a court in Moscow denies a bail application by a former US Marine accused of spying; an...

» “Saudi America” on U.S. Fossil Fuel Dominance from Fracking; 2019 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival
22/01/19 17:48 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Journalist and author Bethany McLean discusses America's fossil fuel dominance from frackingThe Chicago International... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Journalist Jason Rezaian On His 544 Days In Iranian Prison
22/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
After being accused of being a spy, 'Washington Post' Tehran Bureau Chief Jason Rezaian was held in Iran's notorious Evin Prison for two and a half years. Throughout it all, he never considered giving up on writing and reporting. He talk...

» Rethinking MLK Day
22/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
This past Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968. He died just days after joining Memphis sanitation workers to demand living wages for the working class, a year after calling for an end t...

» Premier League footballer on missing plane
22/01/19 11:29 from Global News
Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft which is missing over the Channel Islands. The Argentine striker, 28, was one of two people on board the plane which lost contact on Monday night. Also, the American the Kremlin accuses of spying is ...

» The Battle Over Chavez Ravine
22/01/19 08:01 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Vicente Montalvo's grandparents grew up and fell in love in Palo Verde, one of the neighborhoods that make up a community known as Chavez Ravine. In the early 1950s, the city decided that Chavez Ravine was the perfect site to build publi...

» British PM rejects calls to delay Brexit
21/01/19 19:36 from Global News
MPs in Britain are due to vote on a modified version of the Brexit deal next Tuesday. Also: Venezuela "foils national guard rebellion" and Decoder - the brain app to improve concentration.

» Historian & 'Finding Your Roots' Host Henry Louis Gates Jr.
21/01/19 17:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
As the host of the PBS TV series 'Finding Your Roots,' Gates tells celebrities about their family history. Terry Gross asked Gates about his own roots, and some of the more controversial aspects of DNA testing. Also, journalist Brian Pal...

» China: 'baby gene-editing' scientist will be punished
21/01/19 12:07 from Global News
China says scientist He JianKui acted illegally and in pursuit of fame and fortune. In November, he claimed to have created the world's first gene-edited babies. Also, South Africa claims that Zimbabwe asked it for an emergency loan, Isr...

» The African Union postpones a visit to DRCongo amidst alleged election fraud
20/01/19 19:59 from Global News
Leaked election data from DRCongo suggests the runner-up, Martin Fayulu, won about three times more votes than Felix Tshisekedi. Also: clashes in Greece over Macedonia name and Tony Mendez - the real CIA spy behind the film Argo - has di...

» From Our Home Correspondent 20/01/2019
20/01/19 10:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the latest programme of the monthly series, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers around the United Kingdom that reflect the range of contemporary life in the country. James Naughtie considers the contempora...

» Terror in the Secret Garden
19/01/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
“As I approached the Dusit there was a strange smell in the air; a combination of smoke, petrol, and explosives. I’d smelt it before - the last time was in Northern Syria.” Joe Inwood reflects on the Al Shabaab terror attack on a luxury ...

» Best Of: Rachel Maddow On Spiro Agnew's Bribery Scandal / John C. Reilly
18/01/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Richard Nixon's first vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned in 1973 amidst charges of bribery and tax evasion. Now, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and producer Mike Yarvitz revisit the Agnew scandal in the hit podcast 'Bag Man.' "The parallels...

» From Survivalist Childhood To Cambridge Ph.D.
18/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Growing up in rural Idaho, Tara Westover had no birth certificate, never saw a doctor and didn't go to school. Her deeply religious parents stockpiled food and weapons for a government invasion or the end of the world. In her memoir, 'Ed...

» The Giant Referendum On Everything
18/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
For the past month, journalists have been reporting on the anxieties of furloughed federal workers. This week, On the Media learns that many reporters face a new threat to their own job security. Plus, an on-screen dramatization of Brexi...

» I'm Not Dead
18/01/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the early 70s, Miguel Angel Villavicencio was focused on making his most ambitious dream possible: to become a famous singer in Bolivia and across the world. And he was halfway there—his love songs were on the radio and he was appeari...

» 'Kennedy Vs. Carter & The Fight That Broke The Democratic Party'
17/01/19 17:31 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Journalist Jon Ward talks about the chaos that led Ted Kennedy to challenge Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination in 1980 — and the long-lasting damage it did to the party. Ward's new book is 'Camelot's End.' Also, critic John Power...

» Terror in Nairobi and Al-Qaeda Affiliate al-Shabaab; Detention, Asylum, and Capital Punishment: An Update on Human Rights in East Asia; Global Activism: Soccer Giving Local Youth Experience in International
17/01/19 17:10 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:A discussion of this week's terror attack in Nairobi, KenyaPhil Robertson of Human Rights Watch shares insights into the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, Faces Brexit Disaster and No-Confidence Vote; Chicago’s “Public Enemy Number One,” El Chapo, Accused of Bribing Mexican President $100 Million; Ajijaak on Turtle Island
16/01/19 18:00 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Hits from this morning’s “Prime Minister’s Questions” and analysis from the BBC's Gary O’Donoghue Mexico’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» How America Became A Nation Of Immigrants
16/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
For many years, U.S. immigration favored immigrants from ​​northern Europe. NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten explains how a 1965 law changed things — and led to the current debate about border security. His book is 'A Nation of Nations.' Al...

» John C. Reilly
15/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
By his own count, Reilly has acted in almost 80 movies, including 'Boogie Nights,' 'Chicago,' 'Talladega Nights' and 'Walk Hard.' Now, he's co-starring with Steve Coogan as half of the iconic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy in 'Stan & Ollie....

» Theresa May Faces Failed Brexit Vote, and Mike Pompeo’s Biblical Middle East Trip; Former Mayor, Marine and “Green Republican”, Says “Less Oil, or More Caskets”
15/01/19 16:56 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Theresa May faces an unpopular Brexit Vote.Mike Pompeo delivers speech in Cairo.Former Mayor of Indianapolis makes a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» That time Brooke met Rosanne Cash
15/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
Rosanne's Cash's new album features 10 new songs, all written and co-written by Cash, that find her "speaking out and looking inward" ( The Boston Globe ) from a uniquely female perspective. It features contributions from Elvis Costello,...

» Portrait Of: 'Taina' and the Love of Nostalgia TV
15/01/19 08:01 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2001, Nickelodeon started airing "Taina," a show about a Latina teen who attends a performing arts high school in NYC and daydreams of being a star. While the show only lasted two seasons, "Taina" is seared into the memories of many w...

» Notes From A Transplant Surgeon
14/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Dr. Joshua Mezrich has performed hundreds of kidney, liver and pancreas transplants. He tells us about transplants that have gone gone wrong, talking to the families of donors, and how the definition of death has changed over time. His n...

» #SaveRahaf: Last night a retweet saved my life
12/01/19 08:06 from From Our Own Correspondent
The Saudi teenager Rahaf al-Qunun was spared deportation after details of her plight were spread on social media while she barricaded herself in a hotel room in Thailand. She feared being killed by her family if she was forced to return ...

» Best Of: Kevin Hart / Ben Stiller
11/01/19 21:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Kevin Hart said he's "over" talking about the homophobic jokes that cost him the Oscars gig — but then he and Terry Gross talked about it anyway. "The bad part about being a comedian is that sometimes you just aren't funny," he says. "So...

» China Forces Muslim Uyghurs to Sing Chilldren's Songs in English, Milos Reviews Netflix Releases, La Ruta at Steppenwolf Theatre
11/01/19 19:35 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:China’s Muslim minorities have faced increased pressure to assimilate to Han Chinese culture, and self-suppress their... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» 'The Sopranos' - 20th Anniversary Show
11/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Critic David Bianculli offers an appreciation of the influential HBO drama. Plus, we listen back to archival interviews with series creator David Chase and Edie Falco, who played Carmela Soprano. Also, contributor Soraya Nadia McDonald r...

» Everything Is Fake
11/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
On Thursday, President Trump flew down to McAllen, Texas to push his pro-wall, anti-immigrant narrative. This week, On the Media examines how the community tells a more welcoming story about the border — and a dogged presidential fact-ch...

» Kevin Hart
11/01/19 12:40 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Kevin Hart said he's "over" talking about the homophobic jokes that cost him the Oscars gig — but then he and Terry Gross talked about it anyway. They discussed his upbringing in North Philly, how comedy is changing, and the fine line be...

» Portrait Of: Rapper Immortal Technique
11/01/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Felipe Coronel, aka Immortal Technique, is a legendary underground hip-hop artist known for his skills on the mic and his raw, highly political lyrics. The Peruvian-American rapper became well-known for his first album in 2001, "Revoluti...

» Season Preview: New Year, New Debates
11/01/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Announcing our new season! This winter, we’re taking on a host of new issues, including the state of the global financial system, bringing extinct animals back to life, and whether we’re in a techonomic cold war with China. Our debates w...

» Climate Change Activist Wins Republican Congressional Seat, Helping Houses of Worship Go Solar, Shock Result in Congo Elections, and Chicago Fine Dining Helping Immigrants School Kids
10/01/19 16:35 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Climate Change Activist Wins Republican Congressional Seat, Helping Houses of Worship Go Solar, Shock Result in Congo... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Trump Doubles Down on Wall Demands As Shutdown Continues; Women Protest Over India Temple Ban and New Government in Bangladesh Awash in Corruption Scandals
09/01/19 19:37 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:We take calls on President Trump's prime-time speech on a border wall.Women have taken to the streets in India to allow for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Rachel Maddow Investigates Spiro Agnew's Bribery Scandal
09/01/19 17:15 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Richard Nixon's first vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned in 1973 amidst charges of bribery and tax evasion. Now, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and producer Mike Yarvitz revisit the Agnew scandal in the hit podcast 'Bag Man.' "The parallels...

» 10 Things That Scare Jeff VandeMeer
09/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
Is it too ordinary to be afraid of your cat dying? Jeff VanderMeer is an author based in  Tallahassee, Florida.   This week he is the featured guest on the podcast "10 things that scare me: a tiny podcast about our biggest fears," produc...

» Women Now At Top of Military-Industrial Complex; The First “State of the Grasslands” Report
08/01/19 19:25 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:As of the beginning of 2019, four of the five highest-earning military contractors in the U.S. are led by women CEOs. We... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Ben Stiller On 'Escape At Dannemora'
08/01/19 17:15 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Stiller directed the Showtime series 'Escape at Dannemora,' which dramatizes the true story of two murderers' escape from a maximum security prison in 2015. "It seemed like such an old-fashioned sort of escape, and I thought, 'Wow, how c...

» Portrait Of: The Latinas of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'
08/01/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz play Amy Santiago and Rosa Diaz, two Latina detectives in the diverse comedy series 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine.' The show premiered on Fox in 2013 and was canceled in 2017. But after fans expressed their ang...

» Government Genocide Against Brazil's Indigenous Tribes, Saving Children in Kenya from Pediatric Cancer, and Chef Marcus Samuelsson on Food Inclusion and Xenophobia
07/01/19 17:11 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Global NGO, Survival International, says Brazil's new President, Jair Bolsonaro, is installing polices akin to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Hillary Frank On Pain, Parenting & Podcasting
07/01/19 17:10 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
After a traumatic childbirth injury left her unable to walk, sit, or hold her newborn, longtime radio producer Hillary Frank started a podcast to feel less alone with her experience. 'The Longest Shortest Time' is about the surprises and...

» Life In Lockdown
05/01/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
“Something once whole, broken into so many pieces,” Anna Foster reflects on the toll conflict in the Central African Republic is having on its people. In the capital Bangui, she visits PK5 a Muslim enclave in the mainly Christian city an...

» Best Of: Adam McKay / Driverless Cars
04/01/19 21:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Adam McKay, who wrote and directed 'The Big Short' about the 2008 financial collapse, has a new comedy that draws on investigative journalism. 'Vice' charts Dick Cheney's rise from Yale dropout to vice president and "operator" behind Geo...

» Shutdown Update with Steve Clemons; Milos Stehlik Interviews Nadine Labaki Director of "Capernaum"; Weekend Passport: Three Kings Parade
04/01/19 19:10 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:We get an update from Washington amid the shutdown with The Atlantic's Steve Clemons.Milos Stehlik speaks with a Lebanese... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Remembering Peace Advocate & Writer Amos Oz
04/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Oz, who died Dec. 28, co-founded Peace Now, a group that calls for negotiations with the Palestinians and the creation of a Palestinian state. He was one of Israel's most popular and critically acclaimed writers. He spoke to Fresh Air in...

» Africatown
04/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
Just outside of Mobile, Alabama, sits the small community of Africatown, a town established by the last known slaves brought to America, illegally, in 1860. Decades after that last slave ship,   The   Clotilde , burned in the waters outs...

» All They Will Call You Will Be Deportees
04/01/19 08:01 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
After a fiery plane crash in 1948, all 32 people onboard died—but they weren't all treated the same after death. 28 of the passengers were migrant workers from Mexico and they were buried in a mass grave. The other four were Americans an...

» Russia Charges Ex-Marine With Espionage; Yemen's Socotra Island; Myth of "Legal" Immigration
03/01/19 20:58 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:The curious case of an ex-U.S. Marine locked in a Moscow prison. We spoke with Luke Harding who was interrogated in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» Filmmaker Adam McKay On 'Vice'
03/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
McKay, who wrote and directed 'The Big Short' about the 2008 financial collapse, has a new comedy that draws on investigative journalism. 'Vice' charts Dick Cheney's rise from Yale dropout to vice president and "operator" behind George W...

» As Migrant Children Die in U.S. Custody, Joshua Rubin Continues Months-long Vigil at Texas Detention Camp; What Winter Birds Teach Us About Migration and the Globe
02/01/19 21:05 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Two migrant children have died under U.S. immigration custody. We'll discuss minor detention with a man who's been holding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

» The Injustice Of America's Misdemeanor System
02/01/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Former federal public defender Alexandra Natapoff says 13 million misdemeanors are filed each year in the U.S., trapping the innocent, punishing the poor and making society more unequal. Her book is 'Punishment Without Crime.' Also, clas...

» Remembering Joe Frank
02/01/19 13:00 from On The Media
Joe Frank -- the radio producer’s radio producer, the ultimate acquired taste -- died last January. He was 79. For over four decades Frank hosted   late-night shows   that could float between hilarious dreams and suspenseful nightmares, ...

» Best Of 2018: Actor Rami Malek On Becoming Freddie Mercury
01/01/19 17:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Malek sang at the top of his lungs while playing Queen's iconic lead singer in the new biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody.' Still, he says, "No one can sing like Freddie Mercury." Malek spoke with Terry Gross about recreating the 1985 Live Aid co...

» Best Of 2018: Jon Batiste, Band Leader For Colbert's 'Late Show'
31/12/18 17:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Batiste, the music director for 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,' sits at the piano and demonstrates his "everything in the pot" style of playing. He tells Terry Gross about his influences — from Thelonious Monk to Bach. Batiste's la...

» Fairytales and Memorable Meetings
29/12/18 07:45 from From Our Own Correspondent
Winter’s majestic carpet may transform Karabash into a fairytale land that seems sprinkled with icing sugar, says Steve Rosenberg, but the reality is far from magical. There he meets a man who might just be a Russian spy. Kate Adie intro...

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