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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

Is The Russia Investigation A Distraction?, The Legal Fight For Cannabis In South Africa, And Rev. Alex Awad On Gaza And Liberation Theology In Palestine

4/26/2018
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On today's show: Terrell Jermaine Starr, senior reporter for The Root, argues that the media and the Democrats’ obsession with Russia... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:31

Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration To Resume DACA, Toronto Terrorism Attack, And Global Notes

4/26/2018
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On today's show:The Trump administration’s immigration policy hit a stumbling block after a U.S. federal judge ruled Tuesday that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:37

Mike Pompeo Narrowly Approved For Secretary Of State By Committee, French President Visits U.S., And Preventing And Punishing Crimes Against Humanity

4/24/2018
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On today's show: The Foreign Affairs Committee narrowly approved Mike Pompeo for Secretary Of State after a last minute vote change... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:38

San Juan Mayor On Conditions In Puerto Rico And The BBC On Hurricane Mitch, 20 Years Later

4/23/2018
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On today's show: An exclusive interview with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz from a April 20 conference titled... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:05

Puerto Rico Experiences Power Outages, Milos Stehlik Interviews Filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki, And Otobong Nkanga At MCA

4/20/2018
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On today's show: The entire Island of Puerto Rico lost power on Wednesday, seven months after Hurricane Maria. We speak... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:16

Turkey Announces Snap Presidential Elections, 'Define American Film Festival,' And Nonprofit 'Selah Freedom'

4/19/2018
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On today's show: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced Wednesday that the country will hold snap elections in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:42

Worldview’s 2018 Earth Day Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Of All Things Environmental

4/18/2018
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On today's show: Earth Day is this Sunday! That means it’s time once again for the annual Worldview Earth Day quiz. We... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:42

Trump's Economic Policy, Remembering The Victims Of The Rana Plaza Disaster, And Fair Trade Rugs

4/17/2018
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On today's show: We discuss the intersection of Trump’s economic policy, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:56

The Vulnerabilities in America's Election Systems, The 2018 Chicago Latino International Film Festival, And The “Arte Diseño Xicágo” Exhibit

4/13/2018
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On today's show: Are states like Illinois prepared for the 2018 elections, or could foreign actors actually change election results?... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:38

Should the CTA Be Free, Like in Estonia?, Cook County’s 'Next Century' Plan To Maintain Forest Preserves, And Global Notes: Sahel Sounds

4/11/2018
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On today’s show: Community organizer Jahmal Cole proposed a bold idea to improve the quality of life for low-income Chicagoans: make the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:26

Syria: Chemical Weapons Attack And Possible U.S. Response And Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before Congress

4/10/2018
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On today's show:In response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by Syria’s government on the Syrian town of Douma, President Donald Trump... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:30

Orban’s 'Illiberal Democracy' Wins Again In Hungary; WBEZ Women Reporters On Race, Gender, And Class In Journalism; And Food Mondays: Halal Meets Italian And Other Cuisines At Navy Pier

4/9/2018
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On today's show: In Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s ruling party won in a technical supermajority. But that is not to say the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:46

National Guard Sent To Stop Migrant Caravan, A Talk With Filmmaker Ferenc Török, And Weekend Passport: the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

4/6/2018
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On today's show:President Trump signed a proclamation Thursday aiming to send thousands of National Guard members to the border to meet the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:33

Impact Of New Chinese Tariffs On Illinois Soybean Industry And Enjoy Spring: International Bird Migration Season

4/5/2018
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On today's show:We discuss how China's tariffs — in response to the Trump administration’s newly announced trade policy — impact... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:32

Martin Luther King Jr. on Foreign Policy and Inequality

4/4/2018
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On today's show: Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon at New York’s Riverside Church 51 years ago on April 4th, 1967. It was called... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:00

Remembering And Reckoning With Winnie Mandela And David Montgomery On 'Growing A Revolution'

4/4/2018
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On today’s show: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid activist and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:32

Adwa Victory Day, BBC 'Witness,' And Fair Trade Ceramics

3/29/2018
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On today's show: The Battle of Adwa in 1896 was the bloodiest of all colonial battles in Africa.Worldview discusses... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:38

The Asylum Vetting Process In Germany, Impacts Of Restoration Burning On Oak Trees, And Global Sounds From SXSW 2018

3/28/2018
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On today's show: The screening process for asylum seekers in Germany is changing. We speak with journalist Graeme Wood about... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:32

U.S. Joins Mass Expulsion Of Russian Officials, New Film 'African Exodus,' And America's Tipping Culture

3/27/2018
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On today's show: In a sign of solidarity with the U.K., the U.S. joined a growing number of countries to expel Russian diplomats. To... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:56

Protests In Brazil, Discussing A Just Peace and Reconciliation in Palestine, And How We Talk About Food Prolongs Hunger

3/26/2018
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On today's show: Protests have swept Brazil after Rio de Janeiro councilwoman Marielle Franco, a queer black woman, was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:05

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