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Swing American is a podcast devoted to exploring international news in depth. Please visit SwingAmerican.com to learn more!

Swing American is a podcast devoted to exploring international news in depth. Please visit SwingAmerican.com to learn more!
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United States

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Swing American is a podcast devoted to exploring international news in depth. Please visit SwingAmerican.com to learn more!

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English

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Episodes

World News - March 21st 2019

3/22/2019
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Today’s podcast covers four stories: 1. Trump issues his first veto over funding for his border wall on the southern border (0.39) 2. In a first for the Middle East, an international oil supermajor looks to invest in Israel (3.00) 3. Power outages in South Africa continue – here’s why they won’t stop anytime soon (6.54) 4. Italy Signs Up for China’s Belt and Road Initiative in defiance of US – why the US should relax (15.17)

Duration:00:20:56

World News – March 14th 2019

3/14/2019
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Today’s podcast covers six stories: 1. Spotify sues Apple (0.36) 2. An update on Boeing – the US and the company itself are late to halt flights (1.50) 3. The Senate seeks to control the presidency’s war powers in Yemen (3.32) 4. More Brexit – early thoughts on a delayed deal (4.59) 5. Juan Guaido of Venezuela seeks to enact major oil reforms (6.54) 6. Ethiopia cuts deals with France that signal its rising giant status in Africa (9.25)

Duration:00:12:34

World News – March 13th 2019

3/14/2019
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Today’s podcast covers seven stories: 1. Iran’s water shortages 2. A college admissions scandal in the US 3. A Chinese university assignment invites debate 4. North Korean missile base developments 5. The US-China technology conflict 6. The UK parliament’s latest Brexit vote 7. Britney Spears coming to Broadway

Duration:00:12:37

World News – March 12th 2019

3/13/2019
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Today’s podcast covers four stories: 1. Algeria faces uncertainty and opportunity now that its long-term president is stepping down (0.38) 2. Nancy Pelosi, the Democrat’s de facto leader, says she is against impeaching Trump (4.31) 3. The UK votes again against PM Theresa May’s Brexit deal (7.10) 4. Recent air crashes could potentially hurt Boeing (9.58)

Duration:00:12:38

World News - March 11th 2019

3/11/2019
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Today's podcast covers six stories: 1. The latest US labor market numbers 2. Presidential candidate, Elizabeth Warren, calling for a break up of “big tech” 3. The US and South Korea agreeing to a defense cost-sharing deal 4. Recent Russian-Turkish military cooperation 5. The US House of Representatives’ vote to condemn bigotry 6. Continuing widespread blackouts in Venezuela

Duration:00:13:51

World News - March 8th 2019

3/8/2019
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Today's podcast covers six stories: 1. European Central Bank stimulus 2. Chinese economic reform 3. Nigeria’s recent elections 4. Facebook’s move to a more privacy-focused platform 5. The US House of Representatives’ vote to condemn bigotry 6. SpaceX’s recent Dragon mission success

Duration:00:14:56

Brexit and Northern Ireland - February 15th 2019

2/15/2019
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Today’s podcast is about Brexit. I want to talk to you about how Brexit is affecting the political geography of the British Isles. Specifically, I want to discuss the single most important issue in Brexit negotiations today – what happens to Northern Ireland. What I’m contending today is that the way Brexit is going, assuming a deal is worked out by the UK and the EU, either the UK loses Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland is drawn into the UK’s orbit.

Duration:01:01:26