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WBEZ's Worldview

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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. This podcast is free, in mp3, and updated weekdays.

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. This podcast is free, in mp3, and updated weekdays.

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

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. This podcast is free, in mp3, and updated weekdays.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Comparing Oligarchy in the U.S. and Indonesia; Worldview's Producers Reflect On Their Experiences; Jerome Thanks Worldview's Listeners: "The thing that gives me hope is you."

10/4/2019
On today's show:Does the American condition of democratic governance with severe income inequality constitute oligarchy? We look to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:42

WV25: Reminiscing With Several Of Worldview's Former Producers

10/3/2019
On today's show:Worldview ends its 25-year run tomorrow. Hear from a few of the producers that made Worldview happen every day. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:35

Rethinking Satyagraha 150 Years After Gandhi's Birth; Naomi Klein on Climate Justice and the Green New Deal

10/2/2019
On today's show:Gandhian scholar Prasad Gollanapalli joins us to explain what the philosophy of nonviolence really means and how it's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:53:52

Unpacking Gandhi's Legacy With Historian Vijay Prashad

10/1/2019
On today's show:Tomorrow marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Historian Vijay Prashad unpacks his legacy and what the world... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:41

Worldview: September 30, 2019

9/30/2019
On today's show:Author Colin Beavan explores how to mitigate desire, live a fulfilling life and do right by the planet while you're at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:53:35

Celebrating the Legacy of Film Contributor Milos Stehlik

9/27/2019
On today's show:Worldview's film contributor Milos Stehlik passed away in July. We celebrate his legacy with members of the Chicago film... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:33

Colombian Peace Deal in Jeopardy as FARC Rebels Rearm; Alliance of Global Cities Strive to cut greenhouse gases by 80-100%; Global Activism: The Nourishment Projects

9/26/2019
On today's show:A peace deal that ended 50 years of civil war in Colombia is in jeopardy as FARC rebels accuse the government of not... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:42

Pelosi Announces Impeachment Inquiry Over Ukraine; Global Notes: Secrets of Portugal

9/25/2019
On today's show:Following the release of a rough transcript of President Trump's phone call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:12

Ukraine Scandal Could Lead to Trump Impeachment Proceedings; UN Climate Summit Recap; Undocumented Koreans in the U.S.

9/24/2019
On today's show:President Trump reportedly asked Ukraine's President to re-open an investigation into Joe Biden. We recap the United... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:15

Worldview Broadcasts Live from the Illinois Youth Climate Strike

9/20/2019
On today's show:Thousands of Chicago-area students participated in the global youth climate strike in downtown Chicago today, joining over... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:20

Illinois Fighting Inequality and Climate Change through Green Jobs, Global Activism: 'LEAP' Hinsdale, Illinois and South Africa Teacher Exchange, Chicago South Side Gardener Growing food for Woodlawn Community

9/19/2019
On today's show:Illinois Fighting Inequality and Climate Change through Green JobsGlobal Activism: 'LEAP' Hinsdale, Illinois and South... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:20

Israel Holds Second Elections in Five Months; How Will Climate Change Affect the Great Lakes; Memories of Standing Rock Inform Movement Against Enbridge Line 5

9/17/2019
On today's show:Israel is going back to the polls for the second time in five months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to earn... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:09

Saudi Oil Fields Ablaze After Drone Attack; Sunrise Movement and Extinction Rebellion Rally Grassroots Support for Action on Climate Change

9/16/2019
On today's show:Oil fields in the east of Saudi Arabia are on fire after a drone attack. The country has lost up to 5 million barrels of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:05

Iraq, Afghanistan and Immigration Heat Up in Democratic Presidential Debate; Sisters of the Living Word Apply Catholic Principles to Social Justice; Weekend Passport: Teatro Zinzanni

9/13/2019
On today's show:Democratic presidential candidates faced off on Afghanistan, Iraq and immigration during last night's debate. We talk... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:05

Uighur Repression Continues in Western China; SkyDay Project Targets Artists, Scientists and Students To Address Climate Change

9/12/2019
On today's show:State repression of China's Uighur minority population continues, despite China's claims that it closed "re-education"... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:54:34

Trump Fires John Bolton, Cancels Taliban Peace Talks; #WV25: Reminiscing with Former Worldview Producer, Tom Gaulkin; Global Activism: Sustainable Social Development in Haiti

9/10/2019
On today's show:President Trump announced via Twitter this morning that he had fired his national security adviser, John Bolton, over... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:34

Hong Kong Protests Continue Despite Withdrawal of Extradition Bill; FROM THE ARCHIVES: The Plunder of Zimbabwe's Wealth; Food Mondays: Haute Mexican Cuisine

9/9/2019
On today's show:Despite Carrie Lam's withdrawal of the controversial Extradition Bill, protests in Hong Kong continue. We replay a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:00

Bahamas Ravaged By Hurricane Dorian; 1.9 Million Potentially Stateless in Assam; Weekend Passport: LUYA

9/6/2019
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! ]]

Duration:00:51:27

#WVBus: Cancelled Dearborn Arab Festival Awaits More Tolerant Times; A Chat With State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud; Arab-Americans and Social Services

9/5/2019
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! ]]

Duration:00:50:07

80 Years After It Started, WWII Continues To Influence National Identity; Reminiscing With Former Worldview Producer Gretchen Helfrich

9/4/2019
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! ]]

Duration:00:50:06