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WBEZ's global affairs program. Featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Also, foreign film reviews and human rights commentaries. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell.

WBEZ's global affairs program. Featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Also, foreign film reviews and human rights commentaries. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell.
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Chicago, IL

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WBEZ's global affairs program. Featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Also, foreign film reviews and human rights commentaries. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell.

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English

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848 East Grand Ave Navy Pier Chicago, Illinois 60611 (312) 948-4600


Episodes

Milos Stehlik Reviews Fahrenheit 11/9, Assessing the U.S. After Trump’s Win, Leaders of North and South Korea Hold Historic Meeting in Pyongyang, Weekend Passport: World Dumpling Festival

9/21/2018
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On Today's Show:On Wednesday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un held a joint press conference in North... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:35:58

Sky Day 2018 Teaches All Ages to Understand Their Environment By Looking Up, Asian American Pop-Up Cinema: Murders in Manila

9/19/2018
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On Today's Show:A team of artists and scientists have come together to inspire people around the world to celebrate the sky and save it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:49:53

Hoping for “Deal of the Century,” U.S. Clamps Down on Palestinians, Milos Stehlik Interviews “American Chaos” Director, Weekend Passport: 100 Years Of Englewood’s Musical History

9/14/2018
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On Today's Show:Palestinian issues have taken the headlines in recent weeks, as the Trump administration has doubled down on negotiating... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:42

Is there an Appetite for Democracy in Hungary?, How The Netherlands Is Learning from America’s Mistakes on Segregation, Chicago 7th Graders “Walk for Water” In Solidarity with Sudanese Women

9/13/2018
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On Today's Show:Over the past few years, conservative political parties in many countries have forged coalitions with the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:18

Crisis in Venezuela Earns Varying Degrees of Global Response, Grassroots Organizers in Honduras With a Lesson For America, Global Notes: Indigenous Central American Music

9/12/2018
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On Today's Show:The economic crisis in Venezuela has produced one of the worst humanitarian crises in the modern history of our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:39

Mayor of Rotterdam Discusses Racism and Sustainable Urbanism, International Peace Day Started in Chicago. Meet Three Religious Women Keeping it Going., Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents "BigMouth”

9/11/2018
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On Today's Show:We talk with Ahmed Aboutaleb about domestic politics and some of the challenges he faces as Mayor of Rotterdam. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:22

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Legacy in a “Global City”, U.S. To Sanction International Criminal Court

9/10/2018
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On Today's Show:Critics of Mayor Emanuel have argued that the emphasis on global business only serves the Loop, not more economically... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:24

Swedish Elections: Large Gains Expected by Far Right; Milos Stehlik's Picks for Fall 2018 and Telluride Recap; Weekend Passport: Technology and New Identities Explored at Siskel Center

9/7/2018
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On Today's Show:Sweden is in store for huge political upheaval as far right parties are expected to make large gains in parliamentary... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:10

Worldview’s Special Coverage of Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Confirmation

9/5/2018
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On Today's Show: President Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court could have broad implications for civil and human... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:30:15

Cuba’s Deputy Ambassador In Town to Work on U.S. Relations; Milos Stehlik Interviews Filmmaker Steve James on his Series "America to Me"; Art & Design Chicago’s Living Architecture

8/31/2018
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On Today's Show: Illinois has always had a favorite state status in Cuba, but how does having a new president in power, in Cuba and the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:46

What Comes After Assad Attacks Idlib, Sonia Shah Organization: Resisting Terrorism and Sexism Through Girls Education in Pakistan and Chicago

8/30/2018
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On Today's Show:Forces loyal to Bashar al Assad are assembling for an assault on Idlib, the last opposition stronghold in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:30

Ex-Vatican Ambassador Accuses Pope Francis of Reinstating Abusive Bishop,Gender Quota at Tokyo Medical University Raises Issue of Inequality in Japan, Global Notes: World Music Fest 2018

8/29/2018
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On Today's Show:Former Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, issued an 11-page statement condemning Pope Francis’ handling of the sex abuse... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:49:46

Trump announces NAFTA agreement with Mexico, UN Declares Burma Committed Genocide on Rohingya, China Forcing Muslim Uighur Minority into Re-education Camps

8/28/2018
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On Today's Show:Yesterday, the U.S. and Mexico made a tentative deal. Trump coins it the “U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement”One year since... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:49:55

Remembering John McCain’s Foreign Policy And Political Life; Puerto Ricanstruction: Sustainable Agriculture and Decolonization; Brookfield Zoo on How Your Consumption Habits Push the Pangolin to Extinction

8/27/2018
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On Today's Show:Senator John McCain, a perennial voice for interventionist foreign policy in the Senate and two-time presidential... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:49:35

Ugandan Government Charges Celebrity Opposition Politician with Treason, Chicagoans organize Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day, Milos Stehlik Interviews Bjorn Runge on his Film “The Wife”, Weekend Passport: Finding Global Blackness in Dance

8/24/2018
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On Today's Show: Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, a pop star turned opposition politician, was charged with treason by a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:49:34

1968: Lessons from Mexico’s Tlatelolco Massacre

8/23/2018
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On Today's Show: In the summer of 1968 anti-war protests swept Grant Park 50 years ago this week. 10,000 demonstrators descended on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:30

Vaccination and Public Health, ‘Entourage’ Star Leading the Charge Against Plastic

8/22/2018
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On Today's Show:Medical professionals fear that the growing number of people to opt out of vaccinates pose a risk to “herd immunity.”Star... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:21

Sex Abuse, Sexuality, and Celibacy in the Roman Catholic Church; Deadly Rains, Floods and Mudslides in Kerala Southern India; E.P.A. Admits New Coal Pollution Rules May Kill 1400 People Early

8/21/2018
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On Today's Show:A Pennsylvania grand jury released a report, this month, detailing decades of alleged sexual abuse by more than 300 Roman... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:06

Greece Emerges from Three-Year Austerity Program, Puerto Ricanstruction: Prisoners “Trafficked” from Puerto Rico to U.S. Private Prisons, Claim Human Rights Groups, How Children’s Books Can Help Save the Environment

8/20/2018
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On Today's Show: Greece has completed its third and final bailout today. It marked the end of Greece’s three-year Eurozone emergency loan... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:26

Carnage from War in Yemen Continues; Milos Stehlik on Film Festivals in Chicago You Can Still Catch; Windy City Carnival’s “Many Beats...One Rhythm” Returns

8/17/2018
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On Today's Show:Democratic lawmakers are concerned about the U.S. military’s support of Saudi Arabia and neighboring Gulf States’... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:29