» The British spy who tried to stop the Iraq war – podcast
22/09/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
In the weeks leading up to the war in Iraq, Katharine Gun exposed a US plot to spy on the UN in leaks published in the Observer. She joins former Observer journalist Martin Bright to tell their story ahead of a forthcoming Hollywood adap...
» Climate change 'accelerating', say scientists
22/09/19 21:27 from Global News
Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are reportedly rising at their fastest rate. Also: Could a phone call by Donald Trump lead to his impeachment? And Iranian women will be allowed to attend an international football match.
» Climate change 'accelerating' as world leaders gather for UN talks
22/09/19 18:38 from Newshour
The United Nations says the last five years are likely to be the hottest on record. A report, compiled by the World Meteorological Organisation, warns that with levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reaching new highs, the world i...
» Taliban orders school closures
22/09/19 11:22 from Newshour
Afghan officials in the central province of Logar say the Taliban have ordered the closure of all schools, a week ahead of the presidential election. Also in the programme: The campaign for and against greater gay rights, in a socially c...
» From Our Home Correspondent 22/09/2019
22/09/19 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. Tom Edwards meets two people counting t...
» Bill Nighy reads an extract from Ian McEwan's new novella The Cockroach
22/09/19 05:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The novelist’s Brexit satire is inspired by Frank Kafka’s Metamorphosis The audiobook of The Cockroach, published by Vintage, will be available to download from 27 September Continue reading...
» Joe Biden accuses Trump of an abuse of power
21/09/19 20:39 from Global News
Joe Biden calls for President Trump to be investigated over an alleged phone call to Ukraine's leader about him and his son. Also: Saudi Arabia once again blames Iran for last week's drone strikes. And health officials in the Democratic ...
» Saudi Arabia vows to respond to oil attacks with 'necessary measures'
21/09/19 18:17 from Newshour
A Saudi minister has said suitable action will be taken once the investigation into last week's attack on oil installations has been completed. But he's insisted that Iranian weapons were used. Also in the programme: Indian academics aro...
» Egyptians protest against President Sisi
21/09/19 10:16 from Newshour
Tear gas has been fired to disperse demonstrators in Egypt, at some of the first protests since President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi took power in 2014. Hundreds of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square in Cairo demanding his resignation. The protest...
» Will Myanmar's Rohingya Return?
21/09/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Myanmar’s government wants Rohingya refugees to return, but can it guarantee their safety and way of life? Jonathan Head takes a rare trip to Rakhine state to see the government’s resettlement plans. In Assam state in India, another migr...
» Best Of: Edward Snowden / Journalist Andrea Mitchell
20/09/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In 2013, Edward Snowden showed journalists thousands of top secret documents about U.S. intelligence agencies' surveillance efforts. He's been living in exile in Russia ever since. His new book is 'Permanent Record.' Film critic Justin C...
» Greta Thunberg:“We deserve a safe future”
20/09/19 20:27 from Global News
Millions of young people across the globe campaigned against climate change and Greta Thunberg the teenager who started the movement addressed crowds in New York. This comes before Monday’s UN climate summit. Also: President Trump dismis...
» Climate change: millions protest worldwide
20/09/19 19:05 from Newshour
Worldwide demonstrations are held to protest global warming. We hear from the teenager behind the strike, Swedish campaigner Greta Thunberg. Also on the programme: A US Congressman tells us about the controversy surrounding a whistleblow...
» A 'Grass-Roots' Campaign to Take Down Amazon, Funded By Its Rivals
20/09/19 18:02 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 20th: Eighteen months ago, a non-profit group called Free and Fair Markets Initiative launched a national campaign criticizing Amazon's business practices. They said they had grass-roots supporters. But what th...
» Will Labor keep its climate promises? - Australian politics live podcast
20/09/19 17:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The shadow climate minister, Mark Butler, sits down with Katharine Murphy to discuss Labor’s ambitious climate policies. Did they lead to Labor’s election loss? And will Labor’s stance on climate change remain ‘unshakeable’? Continue rea...
» Will Labor keep its climate promises? – Australian politics live podcast
20/09/19 17:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The shadow climate minister, Mark Butler, sits down with Katharine Murphy to discuss Labor’s ambitious climate policies. Did they lead to Labor’s election loss? And will Labor’s stance on climate change remain ‘unshakeable’? • Labor’s cl...
» 'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes & Maggie Smith
20/09/19 16:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
As the 'Downton Abbey' movie opens in theaters, we listen back to our interviews with the series creator Julian Fellowes and star Maggie Smith, who plays the Dowager Countess of Grantham. Film critic Justin Chang reviews 'Ad Astra,' star...
» Too Hot For School
20/09/19 13:00 from On The Media
Roosevelt’s New Deal remade American society, and now climate activists are pushing for a Green New Deal to do it again. This week, On the Media looks at the attacks from conservatives against both projects, and why congress underestimat...
» Climate change protests take place across the world
20/09/19 12:01 from Global News
Millions of people worldwide join a strike led by schoolchildren. Demonstrators are calling for global action on climate change. Also, Philippines government's rewards for convicts to be returned to prison prove a bit too effective, and ...
» Climate change: Millions attend global strike
20/09/19 11:10 from Newshour
The movement was started by the young Swedish activist Greta Thunberg who promoted the idea that children should stay out of school and make their voices heard. It has spread to older students and workers, with millions taking places in ...
» 'Nature is quantum from the start': Sean Carroll, many worlds, and a new theory of spacetime – Science Weekly podcast
20/09/19 10:53 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Ian Sample speaks to the theoretical physicist Sean Carroll about his mission to demystify quantum mechanics. It won’t be easy, though, as Carroll’s favoured interpretation of this fundamental theory – the ‘many worlds’ interpretation – ...
» The race to create a perfect lie detector, and the dangers of succeeding – podcast
20/09/19 08:31 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
AI and brain-scanning technology could soon make it possible to reliably detect when people are lying. But do we really want to know? By Amit Katwala • Read the text version here Continue reading...
» A Conversation With Bernie Sanders
20/09/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Four years ago, Senator Bernie Sanders began a long-shot campaign for the presidency. Until then, Sanders was a relatively unknown independent senator from Vermont, with some very progressive ideas. His campaign turned out to be much str...
» Why China Is Using A.I. in Its Classrooms
20/09/19 07:24 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 20th: A growing number of classrooms in China are equipped with artificial-intelligence cameras and brain-wave trackers. While many parents and teachers see them as tools to improve grades, they've become some ...
» #170 - Unresolved: Shifting Power in the Middle East
20/09/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Saudi Arabia and Iran are vying for regional dominance. Turkey is cozying up to Russia and China. And instability, conflict, and proxy wars have engulfed Syria, Yemen, and beyond. How should the United States respond to shifting power in...
» Where did it all go wrong for David Cameron?
19/09/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
As the former PM publishes his memoirs, Patrick Wintour tells Anushka Asthana that Cameron’s pursuit of austerity and decision to call an EU referendum sowed the seeds of his demise. Plus, in opinion, George Monbiot on the global climate...
» Canada's PM apologises for 'blackface' images
19/09/19 20:48 from Global News
Justin Trudeau admits wearing blackface make-up is racist. The revelations have rattled his campaign to win a second term. Also: the former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, reveals he asked the Queen for help ahead of the Scottish ...
» Israel election: two main parties vie for power
19/09/19 18:35 from Newshour
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent in Israel's general elections, Benny Gantz, have made separate calls for a unity government after voting results showed that neither were able to form a separate governing coalition...
» Edward Snowden
19/09/19 18:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In 2013, Snowden showed journalists thousands of top secret documents about U.S. intelligence agencies' surveillance efforts. He's been living in exile in Russia ever since. "People look at me now and they think I'm this crazy guy, I'm t...
» Vaping-Related Illnesses Rise, As Health Officials Search for Answers
19/09/19 17:58 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 19th: The number of confirmed or probable cases of vaping-related illnesses has risen to 530 across 38 states - but health officials are still investigating the cause. Brianna Abbott explains what we know so fa...
» The EU takes back control – Politics Weekly podcast
19/09/19 13:07 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Ryan Shorthouse and Stewart Wood to discuss the latest on the supreme court prorogation hearing and Brexit negotiations, as well as party conference season As the supreme court grapples with th...
» Afghanistan: Taliban bomb-attack kills at least 20 at hospital
19/09/19 12:17 from Global News
Truck packed with explosives was detonated by Taliban outside hospital in city of Qalat. Local media say many victims were doctors and patients. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz jostle over terms of a...
» The return of the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra
19/09/19 11:18 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Barry Glendenning , Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair discuss action in the Champions League group stage as three of the four English teams stumbled, plus a rugby XV of current and former players We discuss the return of...
» Afghanistan war: Dozens of civilians killed in two deadly attacks
19/09/19 11:18 from Newshour
Dozens of civilians have been killed in Afghanistan in the latest attacks in a surge of violence following the collapse of peace talks earlier this month. Also in the programme: Nuclear bosses cleared over Fukushima disaster; and Netanya...
» Saudi Arabia Looks to Import Oil After Attacks
19/09/19 07:01 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 19th: After attacks on the country's largest oil facilities, Saudi Arabia is reaching out to foreign producers for crude and other petroleum products, upending its usual trade flows to plug gaps in its own supp...
» County lines: how drugs gangs are recruiting children - podcast
18/09/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Aamna Mohdin tells Anushka Asthana how county lines gangs are stepping up their operations by using short-term holiday flats and recruiting local teens to sell drugs in small towns around Britain. Plus Owen Jones on Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘neut...
» Saudis say weapons prove Iran behind recent oil attacks
18/09/19 20:44 from Global News
Saudi Arabia says missile and drone debris shows Yemen was not the source of the assaults. Also: California barred from setting own emission rules, and India bans e-cigarettes.
» Saudis say oil attack was sponsored by Iran
18/09/19 18:20 from Newshour
A Saudi defence ministry spokesman has showed journalists the wreckage of what he says were Iranian-made drones and missiles used to attack a Saudi oil refinery. The US Secretary of State has described the attack as an act of war. Also i...
» Fed Cuts Short-Term Interest Rates
18/09/19 18:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 18th: The Fed cuts short-term interest rates, for the second time this year. Kate Davidson has more on the decision, as well as Fed Chair Jerome Powell's comments on volatility in the repo market this week. Ann...
» NBC News Journalist Andrea Mitchell
18/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Mitchell, the chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News and anchor of her own MSNBC show, looks back on her career in journalism. She's receiving a lifetime achievement Emmy later on Sept. 24. "It's very empowering to feel that yo...
» OTM presents Trump Inc: The Family Business
18/09/19 13:00 from On The Media
This week we are featuring a brand new episode from our friends at Trump Inc, a podcast produced here at WNYC. Here's a message from Trump Inc's producers: When we started all the way back in early 2018, we laid out how we'd be digging ...
» Israel election: Netanyahu and rival headed for deadlock
18/09/19 11:09 from Newshour
Preliminary results from Israel's second general election in five months indicate that the two main parties are deadlocked. With ninety percent of the vote counted, it appears that neither the Likud party of the prime minister, Benjamin ...
» Governments Unprepared for Global Pandemic
18/09/19 11:08 from Global News
WHO says flu-like pandemic can spread in just 36 hours and kill 80 million around the world. After the attacks on its oil facilities, Saudi Arabia says another war is the last thing the region needs; and what's happened to Delhi's only p...
» Israel's Election is Too Close to Call
18/09/19 06:55 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 18th: Neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his main rival Benny Gantz commanded a majority after Israelis voted Tuesday, exit polls suggested, possibly opening a period of uncertainty over Israel's nex...
» Revoke and remain: inside the Lib Dem party conference – podcast
17/09/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
With a new leader in Jo Swinson and the defection of six MPs to the party, Lib Dems are hoping for a resurgence. Rachel Humphreys reports from party conference. Plus Vince Beiser on the black market in sand This week the Liberal Democrat...
» Israeli election result too close to call
17/09/19 20:43 from Global News
Exit polls suggest there will be no clear winner in Israel's second election in five months. Also: US officials say Saudi oil attack drones launched from Iran, and soot pollution particles "cross the placenta".
» Polls close in Israeli election
17/09/19 18:18 from Newshour
Will Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu be able to hold on to power? Hear the result of exit polls and analysis from Jerusalem. Also in the programme: US officials reportedly identify southern Iran as the launch site for drones and missiles ...
» Big Swings in Oil Prices, After Attacks in Saudi Arabia
17/09/19 18:06 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. edition for September 17th: Swings in oil prices are among the ripple effects of the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry over the weekend. Markets Reporter Amrith Ramkumar has more details on investor reaction. Plus, The New York...
» How Reconstruction Remade The Constitution
17/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner talks about how current issues of racial inequality, voter suppression and mass incarceration relate to the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments. They were added to the constitution after the Civil W...
» Saudi oil attacks: US says intelligence shows Iran involved
17/09/19 12:13 from Newshour
The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind attacks on major Saudi oil facilities. (Iran denies involvement in Saturday's air attacks, which were claimed by Iran-aligned Hou...
» Afghanistan: the deadliest conflict in the world
17/09/19 11:11 from Newshour
The BBC has tracked every conflict-related death in Afghanistan in the month of August and the data suggests that the war is even deadlier than previously thought. An average of 74 men, women and children were killed every day in Afghani...
» A Month of Killing in Afghanistan
17/09/19 10:56 from Global News
A BBC investigation finds nearly 500 civilians were killed during August - more than in Syria and Yemen combined. Also, the UK's highest court decides on the legality of the government's suspension of Parliament.
» From Blair to Cameron: what makes a good political memoir? – books podcast
17/09/19 07:40 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
This week, the former prime minister David Cameron finally emerges from the cosy confines of his hand-built shepherd’s hut to deliver his memoirs. Sian, Richard and Claire talk to Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff about the history of pol...
» How I Made It: Honduran Photographer Tomas Ayuso
17/09/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Tomas Ayuso is a photographer who decided to challenge the way mainstream media was documenting violence and trauma in Central America. Through his project, "The Right to Grow Old," Ayuso humanizes stories of individuals across Honduras....
» WeWork Delays IPO After Investor Questions
17/09/19 07:05 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 17th: WeWork's parent postpones its initial public offering after investors questioned how much the company is worth and raised concerns about its corporate governance. The Wall Street Journal's Maureen Farrell...
» How dangerous is chlorinated chicken? - podcast
16/09/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Chlorine-washed chicken from the US has become a totemic issue in the post-Brexit trade deals Britain could look to secure. But is it unsafe? And what does it say about the different attitudes to food production on either side of the Atl...
» Turkey wants to return three million refugees to safe zone in Syria
16/09/19 20:27 from Global News
Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the zone needed to be extended for the goal to be met. Also: Boris Johnson attacked by Luxembourg PM over Brexit, and scientists think they have found a way to stop the common cold.
» Iran denies American claims over Saudi oil attacks
16/09/19 18:27 from Newshour
The United States cites intelligence to back its claims that Iran was behind Saturday's attacks on Saudi oil facilities. Hear a rejection of those allegations from Tehran. Also in the programme: Former CIA contractor turned whistle-blowe...
» Attacks in Saudi Arabia Raise Concerns About Vulnerability
16/09/19 18:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 16th: Oil prices see their largest one-day climb in more than a decade. And the weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry raise concerns about the vulnerability of oil supplies. Jared Malsin has more detai...
» Investigating Justice Brett Kavanaugh
16/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In their new book, 'The Education of Brett Kavanaugh,' 'New York Times' reporters Kate Kelly and Robin Pogrebin investigate the allegations against the Supreme Court justice and what was omitted from the confirmation hearings. They discu...
» Manchester City and the perils of playing out from the back – Football Weekly
16/09/19 12:53 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Barry Glendenning , Sean Ingle and John Brewin discuss a shock at Carrow Road, more Arsenal defensive woes, a Seedorf scores in Scotland, a 16-year-old scores for Barcelona and Daniel Farke lookalikes Join the conversation ...
» What options are left for Johnson? – Brexit Means podcast
16/09/19 11:52 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
With a no-deal Brexit blocked and no snap election in sight, is there any way out for the PM? “The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets,” Boris Johnson said at the weekend. On Monday, the prime minister flexed his muscles once more b...
» Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities
16/09/19 11:33 from Global News
Brent crude, the international benchmark used by oil traders, jumped to $71.95 a barrel at one point. Also: UN investigators warn that ethnic Rohingyas who are still in Myanmar face the continuing threat of genocide, and the world's firs...
» The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast
16/09/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour • Read the text version here Continue reading...
» Oil Prices Spike After Attacks in Saudi Arabia
16/09/19 07:01 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 16th: Crude prices surged following an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, which shut down more than half of Saudi's oil production. The Wall Street Journal's Dion Nissenbaum has more from Beirut. Lear...
» The Ashes after show party – The Spin podcast
16/09/19 06:01 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Emma John presents a special show from The Oval to celebrate the end of the series. She’s joined by Daniel Norcross , Alison Mitchell , Barney Ronay , Geoff Lemon , Melinda Farrell , Jarrod Kimber and poet Zaffar Kunial . The Ashes serie...
» YouTube summer camps: Chips with Everything podcast
16/09/19 02:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Richard Sprenger , who recently went to Los Angeles to learn more about a new summer camp that aims to teach six to 10-year-olds how to become the next YouTube sensation. Continue reading...
» Edward Snowden: life after leaking – podcast
15/09/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden’s life was upended by his decision to expose his government’s programme of mass surveillance. Ewen MacAskill helped break the story for the Guardian back in 2013 and now visits him in his ...
» Petrol bombs and water cannon amid Hong Kong clashes
15/09/19 20:40 from Global News
Violence breaks out after thousands defy a police ban to march as unrest continues unabated. Also: Tunisia holds second free presidential election and why are thousands flocking to corgi cafes?
» Drone Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities
14/09/19 20:18 from Global News
Houthi rebels claim responsibility for attacks which the UN fears may severely limit production. Also, African leaders attend the state funeral of Robert Mugabe, but few Zimbabweans turn out; and the solid gold toilet stolen from an Engl...
» Cash, Credit and Control in China
14/09/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Paper money is going out of fashion in China, but is the rise of mobile payments about convenience or control, asks Celia Hatton? Mark Lowen reflects on the 5 years he has spent reporting from Istanbul and beyond. Juliet Rix travels to t...
» Best Of: The CIA's Search For Mind Control / Tan France Of 'Queer Eye'
13/09/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Stephen Kinzer's book, 'Poisoner in Chief,' exposes how CIA scientist Sidney Gottlieb worked in the 1950s and early '60s to develop mind control drugs and deadly toxins that could be used against enemies of the U.S. government. Gottlieb ...
» Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming
13/09/19 20:37 from Global News
Sulphur hexafluoride, the most powerful greenhouse gas known to humanity, is widely used in the electrical industry to prevent short circuits and accidents. Also: The missing people crisis in Nigeria after the decade-long insurgency of t...
» Singer Linda Ronstadt
13/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The Mexican-American singer spoke with Terry Gross in 2013 about her career and her Parkinson's diagnosis. The new documentary, 'The Sound of My Voice,' traces Ronstadt's career from the late '60s onward. Also, critic John Powers reviews...
» Congress Probes Big Tech; DOJ Investigates Olympic Groups
13/09/19 17:27 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 13th: Congress expands its probe into big tech companies, demanding emails and other records. Reporters Ryan Tracy and Deepa Seetharaman have more on the increased scrutiny from Washington. Plus, Rebecca O'Brie...
» Liberal MPs discuss economic reform and Australia's future – Australian politics live podcast
13/09/19 17:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Katharine Murphy talks with Liberal MPs Tim Wilson and Jason Falinski on the state of the economy. With the pressing sense that time and opportunity are being wasted, they try to dispel the notion the the Morrison government doesn’t want...
» A Very Bitter Joke
13/09/19 13:00 from On The Media
Good riddance, John Bolton! By dismissing his third National Security Advisor, President Trump prompted renewed concern over White House instability. This week, On the Media makes the case that John Bolton’s outster is good news for the ...
» Zimbabwe government wins its fight to give Mugabe a hero's burial
13/09/19 12:25 from Global News
Former president Robert Mugabe to be buried in National Heroes Acre monument in Harare. His family had wanted him to be buried in his home village. Also, thousands protest in Johannesburg at high levels of violence against women, and the...
» Why it’s time to stop worrying about the decline of the English language – podcast
13/09/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
People often complain that English is deteriorating under the influence of new technology, adolescent fads and loose grammar. Why does this nonsensical belief persist? By David Shariatmadari • Read the text version here Continue reading...
» A Conversation With Beto O'Rourke
13/09/19 08:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Beto O'Rourke became an overnight sensation in Texas in 2018, when he ran against one of the most well-known Republican incumbents in the U.S. Senate: Ted Cruz. Beto's campaign was known for its focus on social media and grassroots organ...
» Democratic Debate: The Four Candidates Who Stood Out
13/09/19 07:07 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 13th: A few of the Democratic presidential candidates had big moments during the third debate. The Wall Street Journal's Gerald F. Seib looks at four who stood out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap...
» Battle to save forests is being lost, advocates say
12/09/19 20:23 from Global News
An environmentalist coalition says an area of forest the size of 30 football pitches disappears every minute. Also, US congressional lawmakers grant themselves more power to investigate President Trump. And a Nigerian singer has been arr...
» Where Does Our Recycling Go?
12/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Now that China isn't taking our recycling anymore, where will it go? Environmental scientist Kate O'Neill discusses recycling and the global politics of waste. "Once you throw something away, you've got to think about where's it going to...
» ECB Cuts Key Interest Rate; Big Banks Show Interest in Aramco
12/09/19 17:11 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 12th: The European Central Bank cuts its key interest rate, and launches its largest stimulus package in more than three years. Reporter Paul Hannon has the details. Plus, big U.S. investment banks are showing ...
» UK: Boris Johnson denies lying to Queen over Parliament suspension
12/09/19 12:15 from Global News
Britain's PM spoke after Scotland's highest civil court ruled shutdown was unlawful. The power to suspend - or prorogue - Parliament lies with the Queen, who follows advice of the PM. Also, how Syrian doctors in Idlib have moved undergro...
» Purdue Pharma's Board Meets as Deal Over Opioid Crisis Solidifies
12/09/19 07:02 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 12th: Purdue Pharma has secured support from 23 states and thousands of local governments for a multibillion-dollar deal that could enable the drugmaker to resolve much of the opioid litigation it faces through...
» No-deal Brexit papers warn of shortages and riots
11/09/19 20:24 from Global News
Riots on the streets, food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, a government document has said. Also: Water has been found on a potentially habitable planet, and commemorations ...
» Trump Plans to Ban Non-Tobacco-Flavored Vaping Products
11/09/19 19:57 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 11: The Trump administration plans to ban all non-tobacco-flavored vaping products, as concerns about health hazards grow. More from the Wall Street Journal's Brianna Abbott. Plus, WSJ's Ira Iosebashvili explai...
» Tan France Of 'Queer Eye'
11/09/19 17:26 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
France, the son of Pakistani Muslim immigrants, says he almost turned down the job of fashion expert in the Netflix series 'Queer Eye.' "The thought of being one of the very first openly gay South Asian men on a major show. ...That press...
» Why Many Afghans Don't Understand 9/11
11/09/19 13:00 from On The Media
This weekend in a series of tweets, President Trump both disclosed and scrapped secret talks with the Taliban in Camp David. Of course, the Taliban did not perpetrate 9/11. But they did offer safe haven in Afghanistan to Al Qaeda, whose...
» Brexit: Scottish judges rule that Parliament suspension is unlawful
11/09/19 12:19 from Global News
Scotland’s highest civil court rules on Boris Johnson’s suspension of UK Parliament. A UK government appeal against the ruling will be heard by the Supreme Court in London next week. Also, Dutch doctor cleared in landmark euthanasia case...
» U.S. Officials Say Russian Aides Orchestrated Murder in Germany
11/09/19 07:02 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 11th: Russia was behind the murder last month of a former Chechen rebel in Germany, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, rekindling concerns that Moscow is ramping up an assassination campaign against the country's ...
» John Bolton: Trump's national security adviser is out
10/09/19 20:45 from Global News
Mr Bolton had disagreed with the president on a number of foreign policy challenges from Afghanistan to Iran. Also: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to annex occupied Jordan Valley; and why social media influencers that ge...
» Trump Fires Bolton; Apple Unveils New iPhones
10/09/19 20:37 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 10: President Trump fired National Security Advisor John Bolton Tuesday after numerous disagreements. We get more from Wall Street Journal reporter Mike Bender. And WSJ's Joanna Stern tells us all about Apple's...
» Behind-The-Scenes Of The Weinstein Investigation
10/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'New York Times' reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, who broke the story of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, talk about the obstacles Weinstein created to prevent their investigation, getting actors to speak on the recor...
» Fukushima: Radioactive water may be dumped in Pacific
10/09/19 11:39 from Global News
More than a million tonnes of water that has been used to cool melted reactors is kept in giant tanks. Did President Trump's actions put a top US spy in jeopardy ? Plus convicted of trying to attend a football match - an Iranian female f...
» Portrait Of: Author Julia Alvarez
10/09/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Julia Alvarez is a renowned Dominican-American author whose work finds its power in intersections: like that between the personal and political, or those present in the Dominican-American diaspora. Alvarez's first major novel "How the Ga...
» The Law That Could Upend the Gig Economy
10/09/19 06:59 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 10th: California Democrats are poised to pass landmark employment legislation over the objections of two of the companies that would be most affected: Silicon Valley ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft. The Wall ...
» Brexit showdown in UK parliament
09/09/19 20:51 from Global News
British MPs reject government's calls for a snap election hours before a five-week suspension of parliament. Also: Trump says Afghan peace talks are dead, and a major operation is underway to save thousands of fish in the Darling River i...
» The CIA's Secret Search For Mind Control
09/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Stephen Kinzer's book, 'Poisoner in Chief,' exposes how CIA scientist Sidney Gottlieb worked in the 1950s and early '60s to develop mind control drugs and deadly toxins that could be used against enemies of the U.S. government. Gottlieb ...
» Nissan CEO Stepping Down; Activist Investor Calls for Changes at AT&T
09/09/19 17:21 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for September 9th: Nissan's CEO, Hiroto Saikawa, is stepping down earlier than expected. Reporter Sean McLain joins us from Tokyo with the details. Plus, Gordon Lubold has more on the cancellation of U.S. talks with the Tali...
» The British Prime Minister has been in Ireland trying to break the Brexit logjam
09/09/19 11:18 from Global News
Mr Johnson has ruled out asking the EU to delay the Brexit deadline of 31 October, although the Irish government has said it would support another extension. Early results suggest big losses for Vladimir Putin's party in Moscow city elec...
» Congress Returns to Washington
09/09/19 06:30 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for September 9th: Lawmakers return to work after August recess. Reporter Andrew Duehren breaks down the immediate challenges. Plus, Valerie Bauerlein has more on the early days of recovery from Dorian. And, is China pulling...
» USAID says hurricane damage in Bahamas looks like aftermath of nuclear bomb
08/09/19 20:46 from Global News
The head of the US agency for international development says the agency is working with the government of the Bahamas to provide emergency shelter, medical care, food and water. Also: the Taliban says the US has most to lose from cancell...
» British government minister, Amber Rudd, resigns over PM's Brexit stance
07/09/19 20:56 from Global News
Amber Rudd said she no longer believed leaving the European Union with a deal was the British government's "main objective". Also: Russia and Ukraine in landmark prisoner exchange, and climate protestors hold red carpet sit-in at Venice ...
» Mugabe Remembered
07/09/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Robert Mugabe has died. How do you sum up such a complex and contradictory figure? Andrew Harding recalls his final encounter with Mr Mugabe and reflects on the perils of living too long. In Germany the far-right populist Alternative für...
» Hundreds remain missing in the Bahamas following hurricane Dorian
06/09/19 21:01 from Global News
Officials say hundreds, possibly thousands, are still missing in the Abacos and Grand Bahama. Also: India's Moon landing attempt appears to fail, and a pub landlord makes plans for world-record gathering of Nigels.
» Best Of: Janet Mock On 'Pose' / Elvis' Guitarist James Burton
06/09/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Janet Mock made history as the first trans woman of color to write and direct an episode of TV for her work on Ryan Murphy's FX series 'Pose.' The show centers on the trans and queer ball culture in New York City in the '80s and '90s. Mo...
» Maggie Gyllenhaal On 'The Deuce'
06/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Gyllenhaal produces and stars in the HBO series, 'The Deuce.' The show centers on sex work, porn, organized crime, politics and feminism in 1970s New York. The new season, which begins Sept. 9, jumps to the 1980s. (Originally broadcast S...
» Bahamas Ravaged By Hurricane Dorian; 1.9 Million Potentially Stateless in Assam; Weekend Passport: LUYA
06/09/19 15:18 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas as a Category Five storm on Sunday before staying over the island for three days. About... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Pressure Drop
06/09/19 13:00 from On The Media
As Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, Democratic presidential candidates promised climate action in an unprecedented televised event. On this week’s On the Media, how CNN’s town hall advances the climate conversation. Plus, how the...
» Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe, strongman ex-president, dies aged 95
06/09/19 12:38 from Global News
We look at legacy of controversial and authoritarian figure who ruled for 37 years. He was renowned as a liberation fighter and statesman, but criticised for his repressive and intolerant policies. Also, Bahamas government says that deat...
» Selenis Leyva, Success With A Purpose
06/09/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Actor Selenis Leyva makes the most out of small moments. She plays the character Gloria Mendoza on the Netflix series, "Orange Is The New Black." Gloria is a strong Latina, trying to survive in prison. And in real life, Leyva is just as ...
» Bonus Episode: Are We In a New Authoritarian Era?
06/09/19 07:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
In this special episode, host John Donvan sits down with two of America's leading thinkers on politics and foreign policy: Susan Glasser and Yascha Mounk. They discuss the rise of authoritarian leaders around the world and their featured...
» Architect of Trump’s Middle East peace plan resigns
05/09/19 20:50 from Global News
The architect of Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan announces his resignation to spend more time with his family. One of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record lashes America's south east coast, flooding parts of Charleston in So...
» #WVBus: Cancelled Dearborn Arab Festival Awaits More Tolerant Times; A Chat With State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud; Arab-Americans and Social Services
05/09/19 19:51 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:The Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan, is the largest mosque in the nation. Unfortunately, hate groups from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Trump's Businesses & Conflicts Of Interest
05/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Washington Post' reporter David Fahrenthold says in the past, an honor system helped keep presidents from using the office to benefit themselves. Not Trump: "He exploits honor systems." Fahrenthold's beat is follo...
» UK: Prime Minister's brother Jo Johnson quits as Conservative MP and minister
05/09/19 12:12 from Global News
Boris Johnson's brother Jo says he is 'torn between family loyalty and national interest.' His decision has generated enormous controversy at a time of high tension in UK politics. Also, residents of South Carolina prepare for Hurricane ...
» Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy is in tatters
04/09/19 20:54 from Global News
Parliament rejects the British Prime Minister's call for a snap election after it passed legislation forcing him to ask for a third delay to the UK's departure from the European Union. Also: the number of people killed by Hurricane Doria...
» Fentanyl & The Dark Web
04/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'Fentanyl, Inc.' author Ben Westhoff says the synthetic opioid, while useful in hospitals, is killing more Americans as a street drug than any other in U.S. history. More than 70,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year. Westhoff...
» 80 Years After It Started, WWII Continues To Influence National Identity; Reminiscing With Former Worldview Producer Gretchen Helfrich
04/09/19 17:10 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Last Sunday marked 80 years since the start of World War II. Despite almost a century passing, differing interpretations of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Remembering Les Gelb
04/09/19 13:00 from On The Media
On Saturday, Leslie Gelb died at the age of 82. A Senate aide in his 20's, a NewYork Times diplomatic correspondent in his 30's, assistant secretary of state as he neared 40, then back to the Times as national security correspondent, edi...
» Hong Kong leader to withdraw extradition bill
04/09/19 11:48 from Global News
The proposal, introduced in April, would have allowed criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China.Britain's prime minister, Boris Johnson, faces a vote by MPs later on whether to force a delay to Brexit. An outcry in India over ...
» Boris Johnson suffers historic defeat in Parliament
03/09/19 21:22 from Global News
Boris Johnson loses his majority in Parliament and suffers a stinging defeat over Brexit, raising the prospect of a snap general election. After battering The Bahamas for a whole day, Hurricane Dorian has finally begun to move on - headi...
» Big Week in Brexit; Bike Revolutions Returns to Chicago; Ancient Grains Might Help Fight Gluten Intolerance
03/09/19 20:02 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working majority in the Parliament’s House of Commons after an MP... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Elvis' Guitarist James Burton
03/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Burton, who went professional at age 14, played in Ricky Nelson's band, and has been on hundreds of recordings, including those by Frank Sinatra and Johnny Cash. You can hear him on the new box set, 'Elvis: Live 1969.' Also, Ken Tucker r...
» Hurricane Dorian stalls over Bahamas
03/09/19 11:26 from Global News
Dorian fell in strength on Tuesday to category three, but Grand Bahama island faced at least another day of heavy rain, high winds and storm surges. The British parliament has just reconvened after its summer break for what's expected to...
» Livin' Lagordiloca
03/09/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Priscilla Villarreal, who calls herself "Lagordiloca," has become a highly controversial social media sensation in the border city of Laredo, Texas. Each night, Lagordiloca drives through the streets of Laredo chasing and live-streaming ...
» British prime minister insists Brexit will happen on October 31st
02/09/19 20:07 from Global News
PM says under no circumstances will departure from the EU be delayed, also: Hurricane Dorian "devastates" the Bahamas and why not losing got an Iranian sportsman into trouble.
» Emmys Week: 'BoJack Horseman' Creator / 'Pen15' Creators
02/09/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Raphael Bob-Waksberg's Emmy-nominated animated Netflix series satirizes Hollywood using a mix of human and animal characters. "Part of the original pitch was like, 'What's Mr. Ed like behind the scenes?'" BoJack (a horse) is a depressed,...
» Bahamas battered by Hurricane Dorian
02/09/19 12:12 from Global News
The category-five hurricane has torn off roofs and caused severe flooding. Also: election discussions in Downing Street amid Brexit battle, and investigating the palm oil industry in Papua New Guinea.
» Hurricane Dorian slams into Bahamas
01/09/19 21:15 from Global News
Residents post footage showing flood waters engulfing homes and cars being swept away. Also: why Amsterdam wants a certain type of tourist, and the trainee pilot who landed his plane after his instructor collapsed.
» Protesters defy ban and occupy central Hong Kong
31/08/19 20:26 from Global News
Police and pro-democracy demonstrators have fought running battles in Hong Kong; Reports of another deadly shooting in the US with multiple victims in the State of Texas; Tens of thousands demonstrate against the suspension of parliament...
» Hong Kong protests continue despite ban
31/08/19 18:10 from Newshour
Today’s march in Hong Kong was banned by police but tens of thousands took part anyway, in Hong Kong’s thirteenth consecutive weekend of protests. Police used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse crowds, as some protesto...
» Forlorn, Dilapidated and Dangerous
31/08/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Gang violence in the townships of Cape Town is now so serious that the South African army has been sent in to try to curb it. But the causes of violence are complex. Will the state really be able to stamp its authority? Lindsay Johns rep...
» Best Of: Sister Helen Prejean / Breakthroughs In Heart Health
30/08/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Sister Helen Prejean is best known for her 1993 memoir, 'Dead Man Walking,' about her role as a spiritual adviser to a convicted killer on death row. The story was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn....
» BBC finds evidence of alleged war crimes in Syria
30/08/19 20:33 from Global News
An aircraft hit the same location in the province of Idlib twice in half an hour, killing nearly forty people. The plane was from a Russian airbase. Russia has denied involvement. Also, people in Florida are preparing for Hurricane Doria...
» Hong Kong Activists Arrested; Architects Co-Organize Climate Strike; Weekend Passport: The Camino Project
30/08/19 17:37 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Prominent pro-independence and pro-democracy activists were arrested over the course of a day in Hong Kong as months-old... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Emmys Week: Billy Eichner & Randy Rainbow
30/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Billy Eichner's Emmy-nominated series, 'Billy on the Street,' turns open ended questions about pop culture and celebrities into a game show. He talked with Terry Gross in 2016 about coming up with the concept of his man-on-the-street ser...
» Whose Streets?
30/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
The message from Silicon Valley seems to be that self-driving cars are the way of the future. This week, On the Media considers the history behind the present-day salesmanship. Plus, why transit rights mean much more than point-A-to-poi...
» Hong Kong: leading pro-democracy activists defiant despite arrests
30/08/19 11:55 from Global News
Several prominent campaigners detained amid a police crackdown. They include Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow of political party Demosisto, and independence campaigner Andy Chan. Also, residents of Indian-administered Kashmir accuse security f...
» How I Made It: 'El Gato' Of The Harlem Globetrotters
30/08/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The Harlem Globetrotters have been a team since the 1920s. Originally started by Saul Saperstein, a white Jewish man, the team's purpose was to get African-American players on the court at a time when they were banned from participating ...
» Chris Anderson on Ideas & Inspiration
30/08/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
How do good ideas and persuasive arguments change the world? In this episode, host John Donvan speaks with TED curator Chris Anderson about how bringing people together to share new and innovative ideas will shape our collective future. ...
» Trump's military command for space warfare
29/08/19 20:52 from Global News
President Trump announces a new command, saying enemies of the US are weaponising earth's orbit and threatening its vital interests. Also: why there's no single 'gay gene', and the car driven with another car on its roof
» Emmys Week: Natasha Lyonne & Christina Applegate
29/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Natasha Lyonne's character on the Netflix series 'Russian Doll' keeps dying and coming back to life. It's a premise that strikes a chord with the actor; Lyonne had a near-death experience in 2005. She talks with Terry Gross about how tha...
» How Prepared is the U.S. For A Future of Stronger Hurricanes?; Sudan's New Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Takes Office; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Wal-Mart and Social Policy
29/08/19 17:11 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:As the climate changes, the U.S. is exposed to stronger weather extremes. A policy analyst argues Hurricane Dorian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» UK: Opponents of Boris Johnson try to stop him shutting down Parliament
29/08/19 11:59 from Global News
Prime Minister's critics say he's trying to prevent MPs from blocking a no-deal Brexit. But British government says the 5-week suspension of Parliament will still allow time to debate withdrawal from EU. Also, a new government for Italy,...
» Queen approves Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament
28/08/19 20:36 from Global News
There’s been outrage among opposition MPs after the Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will suspend parliament just before Britain is due to leave the EU. He insists the decision was not motivated by a desire to force through a no deal...
» Emmys Week: Ava DuVernay & Michael K. Williams
28/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Ava DuVernay is the producer, writer and director of the Netflix series 'When They See Us,' which has 16 Emmy nominations. Told from the perspective of the "Central Park Five" — five black and brown teenagers who were wrongfully convicte...
» The Amazon Is On Fire. How Have Brazil's Environmental Policies Contributed to it?; What Does Euthanasia and Execution Look Like Across the World?; Global Notes: Remembering Celso Piña
28/08/19 16:33 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:The head of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research was fired after revealing dramatic increases in deforestation in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» A History of Persuasion: Part 3
28/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
Silicon Valley’s so-called “millionaire maker” is a behavioral scientist who foresaw the power of putting persuasion at the heart of the tech world’s business model. But pull back the curtain that surrounds the industry’s behemoths, and ...
» Brexit: UK's Parliament to be suspended in September
28/08/19 12:10 from Global News
British government set to shut down Parliament - just weeks before UK due to leave EU. This could mean opposition politicians won't have time to stop a 'no deal' Brexit. Also, how communities in Amazon rainforest are responding to wildfi...
» Spat escalates between French and Brazilian Presidents
27/08/19 20:08 from Global News
Jair Bolsonaro, escalates dispute with his French counterpart over fires raging in the Amazon; The women who've accused the late American financier, Jeffrey Epstein, of abusing them sexually have their day in court; How insects could be ...
» "How to Hide an Empire" Author on American Power Abroad
27/08/19 17:36 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:We learn about how American overseas power has shifted from massive colonial acuisitins to countless bases from Daniel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Emmys Week: Phoebe Waller-Bridge / Ben Stiller & Patricia Arquette
27/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Phoebe Waller-Bridge is nominated for 5 Emmys for creating and starring in the Amazon series 'Fleabag.' She plays a 30-something single Londoner who is navigating tense relationships with her family, grieving the loss of her best friend ...
» Opposition MPs in Britain agree strategy to block no-deal Brexit
27/08/19 12:10 from Global News
The British MPs said using a vote of no confidence to bring down the government remained an option. Also: Brazil has rejected a G7 offer of $22m aid to tackle the fires in the Amazon, and sleep tales for people who struggle with insomnia.
» The Quevedos
27/08/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Sayre Quevedo grew up knowing just two members of his blood family, his mom and his brother. His father left before he was born and his mother lost touch with her family after leaving home as a teenager. For a long time, Sayre's family h...
» World Leaders end G7 Summit in France
26/08/19 20:06 from Global News
President Trump says he has "good feelings" about a possible new deal with Iran; Drug maker Johnson and Johnson fined for its part in Oklahoma's opioid addiction crisis; Kenya becomes the first East African country to export oil
» Emmys Week: Bill Hader & John Mulaney
26/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Actor Bill Hader is nominated for acting in and writing the HBO dark comedy series, 'Barry,' in which he plays a hitman who enrolls in acting classes. He talks about coming up with the concept of the series and struggling with anxiety du...
» Several U.S. States Move To Restrict Pipeline Protests; Iranian Foreign Minister Makes Surprise Appearance At G7 Summit; Food Mondays: USDA Suppresses Climate Change Paper
26/08/19 16:02 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Following the Standing Rock protests, many states have passed laws effectively criminalizing similar protests at oil... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Trump says US and China to resume trade talks
26/08/19 11:47 from Global News
President Donald Trump said the two countries will 'very shortly' resume discussions. International leaders at the G7 summit have agree to provide logistical and financial support to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. Plus how a ...
» Iran Foreign Minister's 'surprise' visit to G7 summit
25/08/19 20:47 from Global News
US officials at the G7 summit in Biarritz have expressed surprise at the unscheduled visit by Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Also: violent clashes intensify amid Hong Kong protests, and marking forty years since a landmark...
» Macron calls for unity at G7 summit to tackle trade issues
24/08/19 20:31 from Global News
The French President Emmanuel Macron said he will try to convince the G7 leaders that tensions, especially trade tensions, were bad for everybody. Also: Brazilian officials say hundreds of new fires are now burning in the Amazon region, ...
» Fighting white supremacy
24/08/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
The United States is experiencing a resurgence of far-right extremism. We meet a man trying to challenge the ideology and convert those who have been radicalised. But Aleem Maqbool says he's ploughing a lonely furrow. In Serbia the gover...
» Best Of: Exploring Underwater Caves / Character Actor Stephen Root
23/08/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Diver and photographer Jill Heinerth talks about some of her most dangerous and exhilarating experiences underwater — like getting trapped inside an iceberg in Antarctica. Heinerth also shares how she stays calm when things go wrong: "I ...
» Remembering Peter Fonda
23/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The Oscar-nominated actor and screenwriter, who died Aug. 16, spoke to Terry Gross in 1998 about 'Ulee's Gold,' 'Easy Rider' and his acting philosophy of "doing less — and making more of it." Also, Ken Tucker reviews three songs that he ...
» What Can Nature Do For You?
23/08/19 15:21 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Worldview broadcasts from the Chicago Botanic Garden, where we explore how to make the health benefits of nature accessible... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Empire State of Mind
23/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
In a special hour this week, On the Media examines the history of US imperialism — and why the familiar US map hides the true story of our country. Brooke spends the hour with Northwestern University historian Daniel Immerwahr , author ...
» Portrait Of: Former Raiders Coach Tom Flores
23/08/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
As a player, coach, and broadcaster, Tom Flores has been a part of the Raiders franchise for decades. When he started playing for the Oakland Raiders in 1960, football was just starting to find its audience, and he was the first Latino s...
» #169 - Is U.S. Policy Toward China Productive?
23/08/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Are recent U.S. policies toward China tough and focused enough to achieve key economic and strategic objectives? Or will U.S. policy escalate tensions too much, ultimately reducing the chances that the world’s two major powers can achiev...
» Why Are Pollinators Important?
22/08/19 18:35 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: We broadcast live from the Chicago Botanic Garden, talking to experts about pollinators and why they're important to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Tracing The Course Of The Opioid Epidemic
22/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'Washington Post' investigative journalist Scott Higham says recently released evidence shows the drug industry purposely shipped large quantities of pills to certain communities in pursuit of greater profits. "Small cities and counties ...
» Character Actor Stephen Root
21/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
After appearing in nearly 800 TV episodes and 100 films, Root received his first Emmy nomination for his role as a handler to a hitman in the HBO series 'Barry.' He also talks about his iconic roles in 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' and 'O...
» Can Indigenous Knowledge Dismantle Colonialism? Ethnomathematicians Are Trying To Find Out.
21/08/19 17:01 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Ethnomathematician Ron Eglash discusses how indigenous systems of creating knowledge could hold the key to ultimately... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» A History of Persuasion: Part 2
21/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
Ted Kaczynski had been a boy genius. Then he became the Unabomber. After years of searching for him, the FBI finally caught him in his remote Montana cabin, along with thousands of pages of his writing. Those pages revealed Kaczynski's h...
» Hong Kong Protests Escalate; 13 Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Recounts Life in West Bank; Archive: Ecuadoran Banana Farmers
20/08/19 19:15 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:A quarter of Hong Kong's population is protesting.Janna Jihad, a Palestinian-American, is the youngest journalist in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» The Renegade Anthropologists Who Reinvented How We Think About Race & Gender
20/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In his new book, 'Gods of the Upper Air,' Charles King tells the story of Franz Boas, Margaret Mead and the other 20th century anthropologists who challenged outdated notions of race, class and gender. Also, linguist Geoff Nunberg discus...
» Immigration Reform (Now For Kids!)
20/08/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today on Latino USA, we enter the U.S. Senate chambers and get to follow along as members of Congress tackle one of the nation's most controversial issues: immigration. There's just one twist—this Senate is comprised of nine and ten year...
» Exploring Underwater Caves
19/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Diver and photographer Jill Heinerth talks about some of her most dangerous and exhilarating experiences underwater — like getting trapped inside an iceberg in Antarctica. Heinerth also shares how she stays calm when things go wrong: "I ...
» 63 Dead In Kabul After ISIS Affiliate Strikes Wedding; "Black Vests" Migrant Movement Demands End To Deportations in France; Food Mondays: The Secrets of Bread
19/08/19 15:15 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:An ISIS-affiliated bombing killed at least 63 people in Kabul. We'll talk about what this means for Afghan... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» From Our Home Correspondent 18/08/2019
18/08/19 10:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Mishal Husain introduces pieces reflecting contemporary life across the United Kingdom. Alison Williams would regularly see a young middle-aged woman sitting outside the railway station she used. They returned smiles; Alison wondered abo...
» Lost Innocence
17/08/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
The protests at Hong Kong's international airport this week and the violence that resulted have been widely reported. Jonathan Head says not only was this the week that the protest movement lost its innocence, but also that the violence ...
» Best Of: Colson Whitehead / A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle With Opioids
16/08/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Colson Whitehead's new book, 'The Nickel Boys,' is based on the true story of a notorious Florida reform school where many boys were beaten and sexually abused. Dozens of unmarked graves were discovered on...
» Actor Jonathan Groff
16/08/19 18:17 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Groff stars in the crime-thriller series 'Mindhunter,' now in its second season on Netflix. He also talks about his roles on HBO's 'Looking,' and as King George III in 'Hamilton' on Broadway. (Originally broadcast October 2017) Also, fil...
» Israel Bars U.S. Representatives Tlaib And Omar From Entry; Lethally High Temperature Days Predicted To Increase; Weekend Passport: From Manila To Acapulco
16/08/19 16:10 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Trump pressures NetanyahuClimate crisis worsensWeekend Passport [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» A Civilization As Great As Ours
16/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
The Indian government has revoked autonomy for the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir. This week, a close look at how Hindu nationalists are rewriting Indian history in the world's largest democracy. Plus: what are the stories that Americ...
» Simon Johnson on Science & the Economy
16/08/19 08:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Can focusing on science and technology transform how Americans think about the economy and the future of the nation's working class? In this episode of Discourse Disrupters, former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson joins host John Donvan...
» Portrait Of: Esmeralda Santiago LIVE In NYC
16/08/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA teamed up with the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y to put on an event honoring the 25th anniversary of Esmeralda Santiago's coming of age classic "When I Was Puerto Rican." In conversation with producer Antonia Ce...
» Kitten Lady
15/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Hannah Shaw's job title is "professional kitten rescuer." Known on YouTube and Instagram as Kitten Lady, she has rescued hundreds of neonatal kittens, often orphaned and unweaned, who require a level of care that most shelters cannot pro...
» Tortured Saudi Activist Refuses Conditional Release, WV25: Reminiscing with Former Worldview Producer, Joe Linstroth, Surabhi Ensemble's World Peace Tour
15/08/19 15:22 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:And while women can now drive and travel internationally in Saudi Arabia, many women who called for these reforms are still... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Janet Mock On 'Pose'
14/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Mock made history as the first trans woman of color to write and direct an episode of TV for her work on Ryan Murphy's FX series 'Pose.' The show centers on the trans and queer ball culture in New York City in the '80s and '90s. Mock tal...
» United Arab Emirates-Backed Forces Square Off with Saudi Allies in Southern Yemen; FROM THE ARCHIVES: The History of Protest in China; Global Notes: El Paso Processes Grief Through Music
14/08/19 16:25 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates seized a Yemeni from Saudi-backed government forces, potentially causing a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» The Legacy Of 'Dora The Explorer'
14/08/19 13:23 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 1998, three television writers tasked with creating the next hit children's show came up with the idea of a young girl who would go on adventures, and ask questions directly to the audience. With the help of consultants, they created ...
» A History of Persuasion: Part 1
14/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
Infinite scrolling. Push notifications. Autoplay. Our devices and apps were designed to keep us engaged and looking for as long as possible. Now, we’ve woken up from years on social media and our phones to discover we've been manipulated...
» Global Look at Organ Donation, U.S. to Weaken Endangered Species Rules, Escalating Protests in Moscow
13/08/19 19:46 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:The Trump Administration is in the process of implementing changes to the Endangered Species Act and the National... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» The 'Secret History' Of Koch Industries
13/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In his new book, 'Kochland,' journalist Christopher Leonard chronicles how Koch Industries and Charles and David Koch acquired huge businesses, limited their liability and created a political influence network to remake the Republican Pa...
» Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down Airport; Syrians Deported from Turkey; Food Mondays: Let's Make Ramen
12/08/19 19:39 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Several months of escalating of anti-government protests in Hong Kong took a new turn when protesters overran and shut... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Sister Helen Prejean
12/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Prejean is best known for her 1993 memoir, 'Dead Man Walking,' about her role as a spiritual adviser to a convicted killer on death row. The story was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. Prejean has ...
» Russia Burning
10/08/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Fires are blazing in the far reaches of Siberia - an area the size of Belgium is on fire. Steve Rosenberg goes to have a look, a seventeen hour drive through forests of birch and cedar. But is Russia also burning socially and politically...
» Best Of: Filmmaker Rodney Evans / Writer Jia Tolentino
09/08/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Rodney Evans is still making movies, despite having lost much of his vision. His new documentary, 'Vision Portraits,' is about how he and three other blind or visually impaired artists (a photographer, a dancer, and a writer) continue to...
» U.S. and Guatemala Sign Secretive Deal on Central American Asylum Seekers; Kashmir's Constitutional Protections Are Gone. What Does That Mean for the Rest of South Asia?; Weekend Passport: Queer Muslim Mythologies
09/08/19 19:23 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Alizana Americas founder Oscar Chacon gives us an update on President Trump's agreement with Guatemala to limit asylum... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Remembering Toni Morrison
09/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'Beloved,' 'The Bluest Eye,' 'Sula,' 'Song of Solomon,' and other novels, essays and children's books died Monday at 88. She was known for her precise, poetic prose. Her books drew ...
» The Democracy We Think We Live In
09/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
The pathways and origins of white nationalist thought were a matter of deadly importance in coverage of last weekend’s shootings. On this week’s On the Media, how mainstream punditry launders a tolerance for xenophobia. Also, the history...
» El Paso Strong
09/08/19 09:58 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On August 3rd, a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in the border city of El Paso, Texas. 22 people were killed—eight were Mexican citizens and the majority were Latino. The suspect, in a white extremist manifesto posted online, cited what ...
» Allison Schrager on Risk and Reason In Everyday Life
09/08/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
What happens when an economist walks into a brothel? In this episode, economist and author Allison Schrager talks with host John Donvan about her new book, “An Economist Walks Into a Brothel,” and how you can use reason to assess risk in...
» A Survivor Unpacks the Trauma of Canada's Indian Residential Schools; Chicago High-Schoolers Experience Climate Change Firsthand on Arctic Voyage
08/08/19 19:41 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Theodore Fontaine, a survivor of Canada's Indian Residential Schools, unpacks trauma, historical memory and the way forward... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Disinformation & The Murder Of Seth Rich
08/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In July of 2016, Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was murdered in his D.C. neighborhood. Police think he was the victim of a robbery gone wrong. But Russian intelligence operatives planted a fake report claiming that Rich ...
» Discrimination Against Women In Hollywood (With Geena Davis & Maria Giese)
07/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The new documentary 'This Changes Everything' explores how women in Hollywood are pushing for more representation in front of and behind the camera. Actor Geena Davis and director Maria Giese talk with Terry Gross about the dramatic disp...
» How The Legacy Of Slavery Informs Law Enforcement; #WVBus: Global Notes With OKAN; Historic Maxwell Street Market Celebrates Tastes Of Mexico
07/08/19 16:37 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: An upcoming panel at the Illinois Holocaust MuseumGlobal NotesTastes of Mexico [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Deciphering the White Power Movement
07/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
When events like the shooting in El Paso happen, the elements may indeed be obvious: Guns. Sociopathy. Alienation. But the obvious is also reductive, and risks obscuring larger forces at play. The same goes with the vocabulary of race ...
» Portrait Of: Gina Torres
07/08/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Gina Torres knew from a young age that she wanted to be in the arts. The Cuban-American actress grew up in the Bronx, New York and graduated from LaGuardia High School, the school for the performing arts featured in the movie Fame. She's...
» Jia Tolentino On Feminism, Ecstasy & The Internet
06/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'New Yorker' staff writer Jia Tolentino writes about how social media shapes identity, public discourse and political engagement, particularly for millennials like herself. She talks about growing up in a Houston megachurch, her devastat...
» U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies; North Korea Continues Missile Launches; India Revokes Jammu And Kashmir's Autonomy
06/08/19 13:21 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Development in the U.S.-China trade warUpdate from the Korean PeninsulaA shake-up in Indian politics [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» After Two More Mass Shootings, What's the Relationship Between Gun Laws and White Nationalist Terrorism?; Can A Public Health Approach Help Reduce Gun Violence?
05/08/19 21:03 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Juan Cole discusses the differences between white nationalist terrorism and other forms of terrorism, as well as flaws in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» 'Vision Portraits' Focuses On Visually Impaired Artists
05/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Filmmaker Rodney Evans is still making movies, despite having lost much of his vision. His new documentary, 'Vision Portraits,' is about how he and three other blind or visually impaired artists (a photographer, a dancer, and a writer) c...
» A Sorry Century
03/08/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Television footage from Idlib in northern Syria continues to provide distressing evidence of civilian suffering. But the world's leading nations are unwilling or unable to intercede. Jeremy Bowen recalls his visits to the region in forme...
» Best Of: Comic Wanda Sykes / Crime Novelist Laura Lippman
02/08/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Wanda Sykes' latest Netflix stand-up special, 'Not Normal,' is nominated for two Emmys. She talks with Terry Gross about doing comedy in the Trump era, getting booed for criticizing the president, and coming out publicly at an LGBTQ rall...
» Polar Photographer Paul Nicklen
02/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Paul Nicklen has spent decades documenting the Arctic, Antarctic and the effects of climate change. He talks about some of the dangerous situations he's been in while on the job. "I'm not really scared of death, I just want my death to b...
» Trees Are Helping Us Achieve UN Sustainability Goals; Forest Bathing Connects Arboretum Visitors With Nature; Gateway To Tree Science At The Morton Arboretum
02/08/19 15:02 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: U.N. sustainability goalsForest bathingLearning about trees [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Repairing Justice: How to Fix the Internet
02/08/19 13:00 from On The Media
Harassment and bullying are plaguing our online lives, but social media companies seem fresh out of solutions. This week, On the Media experiments with a radical approach for detoxifying the web. Can theories of criminal justice reform r...
» Why Ricky Resigned
02/08/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On July 7th, Puerto Rico's governor, Ricardo "Ricky" Rosselló, was on vacation in France when messages —containing his homophobic and sexist comments— from a private group chat were leaked. Weeks later, Rosselló announced his resignation...
» Oaks Under Threat In North America; The Spirituality Of Trees; Should Illinois Rethink Its State Bird?
01/08/19 20:13 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Oaks in our ecosystemTrees and spiritualityState symbols [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Comic Wanda Sykes
01/08/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Sykes talks about coming out publicly at an LGBTQ rally, her double mastectomy, and her career before comedy — working for the National Security Agency. Sykes' latest Netflix stand-up special, 'Not Normal,' is nominated for two Emmys.
» What Trees Can Tell Us About Climate Change; Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Calls For Systemic Action; Tree Science At The Morton Arboretum
31/07/19 18:01 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Climate change impactsGreta ThunbergTree science [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» How Tech Companies Track Your Every Move & Sell Your Data
31/07/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'Washington Post' tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler talks about how web browsers, phone apps, and smart speakers are tracking users, even when they're asleep. Fowler listened to four years' worth of audio that Amazon had captured and stored...
» Repairing Justice: An Alternative to Prison
31/07/19 13:00 from On The Media
Last week on the show, we examined the power of the prosecutor in our justice system, and how voters are electing a new wave of so-called “progressive prosecutors” to try to turn the tide on mass incarceration. If you haven’t heard it ye...
» Crime Novelist Laura Lippman
30/07/19 17:53 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Lippman's new novel, 'Lady in the Lake,' set in the 1960s, centers on Maddie Schwartz, who leaves her marriage, gets a job at Baltimore's newspaper, and begins investigating the mysterious death of a young black woman. Lippman talks abou...
» The History Of The National Anthem, From Francis Scott Key To Jimi Hendrix; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Black Representation In Japanese Manga and Anime
30/07/19 17:10 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: The Star-Spangled Banner's HistoryBlack representation in comic books [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Pump Up The Jam: LA's Backyard Party Scene
30/07/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA sits down with Guadalupe Rosales of Veteranas and Rucas and Map Pointz, two archival projects focused on the backyard party scene of 80's and 90's Los Angeles that celebrate big hair, house music and endless nights. Rosales is...
» Why We Need Insects / Illustrator Lisa Hanawalt
29/07/19 17:46 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Conservation biologist Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson warns that the world's insect population is on the decline — which may have serious consequences for human beings and many other species. Sverdrup-Thygeson talks about eating insects for prot...
» Civil Unrest Continues In Hong Kong; Food Mondays On An Urban Farm
29/07/19 12:18 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: An update on Hong Kong's protestsFood Mondays [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Aung San and a Disputed Legacy
27/07/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
It’s Martyrs’ Day in Myanmar and the country’s founding father, Aung San, is being honoured. His daughter Aung San Suu Kyi now leads the government, but with her reputation in tatters for her failure to condemn the excesses of the armed ...
» Best Of: 'The Farewell' Director Lulu Wang / The Nocturnal Brain
26/07/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
When Lulu Wang's grandmother was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given three months to live, the family flew to China to see her, but decided not to tell her the prognosis. "I turned out to be a surprisingly good liar," Wang says. Her...
» #WVBus: Who is Pop Art For? A Chat with South Asian-Canadian Artist Hatecopy; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Human Rights with Doug Cassell
26/07/19 17:55 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Worldview's Ashish Valentine chats with South Asian-Canadian visual artist Maria Qamar, also known as Hatecopy. We go... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello Announces Resignation; Theresa May Delivers Last Question Time as UK Prime Minister; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Children in Migrant Detention
26/07/19 17:55 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show:Puerto Rico's governor Ricardo Rossello announced his resignation following weeks of mass protests. Theresa May... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Ranky Tanky
26/07/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In 2017, three members of Ranky Tanky, a band that takes inspiration from the Gullah people, performed songs from their self-titled debut album. It builds on the music and culture of slave descendants. Their new album is 'Good Time.' Als...
» Repairing Justice: The Prosecutor
26/07/19 13:00 from On The Media
It was the week of the prosecutor, with Special Counsel Robert Mueller grabbing most of the attention. But on this week’s On the Media, a closer look at the “progressive prosecutor” movement — from neighborhood politics to local media to...
» A Conversation With Pete Buttigieg
26/07/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Just a year ago, not many people outside of South Bend, Indiana would have recognized the name: Pete Buttigieg. Known as "Mayor Pete," Buttigieg is in a wide-open primary race for the Democratic nomination to challenge President Trump. S...
» Nadine Strossen & Thane Rosenbaum on Hate Speech in America
26/07/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
In this episode of Discourse Disrupters, two of America’s top legal minds tackles one of the most pressing questions of the day: what should we do about "hate speech." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
» What, Me Worry?
24/07/19 13:00 from On The Media
Earlier this month, DC Comics announced that MAD Magazine will mostly stop doing what it’s done for some six decades, which is to pointedly mock American politics and culture. Barring the occasional end-of-year special, future copies of ...
» Boris Johnson Becomes U.K. Prime Minister, Trump Offers To Mediate Between India and Pakistan; FROM THE ARCHIVES: History of War; Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections Bolster Servant Of The People Party
23/07/19 12:44 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: The U.K. has a new prime ministerThe history of warUkrainian parliamentary elections [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» How One Native Language Survived Extinction
23/07/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
There are an estimated 7,000 distinct languages in the world—but researchers say nearly half are in danger of extinction, and on average, one language dies about every two weeks. In Hawaii, the practice of speaking the Hawaiian language ...
» From Our Home Correspondent 21/07/2019
21/07/19 10:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from writers and journalists which reflect the range of contemporary life in the United Kingdom. Writer and broadcaster, Ian McMillan, embarks on a high summer stroll along the bridle path that links h...
» A World of Brandished Kippers
20/07/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Jacob Zuma, the former South African president, has been in the spotlight all week – live on television responding to questions at a judicial inquiry investigating corruption at the highest level. Andrew Harding reflects on truth in the ...
» Internal Scream
19/07/19 13:00 from On The Media
Puerto Ricans packed the streets night after night this week to call for Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. On this week’s On the Media, what happens when a leader’s mockery becomes too much for citizens to bear — in San Juan, and ...
» U.S. Will Not Sell F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets To Turkey; Chicagoans Protest Blockade Of Gaza Strip; Weekend Passport: Japanese Artists Participate In Cultural Exchange
19/07/19 12:18 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: The U.S.-Turkey military relationshipActivists stand with GazaJapanese artists in Chicago [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Of Bloodlines And Conquistadors
19/07/19 10:38 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
"Hispano" is an identity unique to New Mexico and southern Colorado. It defines people who consider themselves to be descendants of the Spanish conquistadors that arrived in the 1500s. Hispanos have lived side by side the Pueblo for cent...
» The Fight Over An Oil Pipeline; Should Nazi Generational Wealth Be Spent on Justice?; Global Activism: Ending Child Labor In India
18/07/19 12:20 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Enbridge Line 5Nazi generational wealthChild labor in India [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
» Freedom of speech in Algeria
18/07/19 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Algerians have been celebrating the fact that their football team has made it to the final of the African Cup of Nations. But in Algeria, football is more than a sport. It was in the country’s stadiums that the desire for political chang...
» Puerto Ricans Call For Their Governor's Resignation; Community Organizing At The Boggs Center; Global Notes With The Turbans
17/07/19 13:22 from Worldview Podcast
On today's show: Puerto Rico protestsActivism in DetroitGlobal Notes in Ontario [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]