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WBEZ Worldview Podcast

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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

US-Backed Syrian Militia Group Takes Raqqa Back From ISIS And Anne Applebaum On Russia, Genocide, And Media Accountability

10/18/2017
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On today’s show: After a Syrian militia group made up of Kurds and Arabs with American backing took the Syrian city of Raqqa from ISIS, we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:47


Trump Doubles Down On Climate Denial After Clean Power Plan Rollback, David Miliband: International Community Has Failed The Suffering, And What’s Next In The Kenyan Election Crisis?

10/17/2017
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On today’s show:After the Clean Power Plan rollback and the nomination of a hardcore climate change denier to lead the White House Council... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:27


How Chicago Jet-Setters Can Affordably Enjoy A Global Weekend And How the Protestant Reformation Still Drives Western Civilization 500 Years Later

10/16/2017
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On today's show:Chicago magazine's Nina Hahn shares a number of dream destinations you can hit with direct flights from Chicago in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:47


Liberian Elections Vote Of Confidence Over 'Developing' Africa, Open Mosque Day, And Global Activism: S.A.C.R.E.D.’s Mexico In A Bottle Festival

10/12/2017
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On today's show: Liberian officials are still counting the ballots from Tuesday's general elections in which 19 contenders ran for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:10


Puerto Rico Debt Forgiveness: A Moral Imperative Or Economic Recklessness?, Cure Violence’s Syria Project, And Global Notes: Canadian Chamber Choir Highlights Indigenous Issues In Chicago Tour

10/11/2017
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On today's show:We discuss the economic and humanitarian issues around Puerto Rico with associate professor, scholar, and founder of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:32


What Bob Corker’s Fears Over North Korea Tell Us About The Trump Administration, Chicago Rohingya React To Genocide In Myanmar, And Three Years On, The Umbrella Movement’s Religious Tones

10/10/2017
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On today's show: We talk about President Trump's public feud with Bob Corker, a powerful Republican senator who runs the Senate Foreign... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:01


50 Years Since Che Guevara's Death

10/9/2017
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Worldview takes a close look at the life of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, the Marxist revolutionary who was captured and killed in Bolivia on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:34:48


Meet Ngozi: Marvel’s New Nigerian Superheroine, Milos Stehlik Reviews Blade Runner 2049, And Weekend Passport: Arts Exhibit Explores Absence Of “Iraqi” In The US

10/6/2017
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On today’s show:Ngozi, a Nigerian teenager superheroine, joins the likes of Captain America and Wonder Woman in a new released Marvel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:13


Australia’s Refugees Held On Island Prison Camps Headed To US, World History Moment: Rabbit Doomsday In Australia, BBC: EU Sues Amazon Over Back Taxes, And Global Activism: Bookwallah Update

10/5/2017
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On today's show: To discuss Australia’s island refugee detention and their controversial resettlement to the U.S., we’re joined by Ian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:48


Otters And Badgers Newest Apex Predators In Chicagoland And Global Notes: Lee 'Scratch' Perry

10/4/2017
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On today's show:Chris Anchor of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and the Urban Otter Project joins 'Worldview' to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:33:02


Chicago's Vista Tower Is Equal Parts Chicago Real Estate And Chinese Politics, Discussing Democracy In East Africa, And The Ramifications Of The Kurdish Independence Referendum

10/3/2017
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On today's show: A Chinese investment powerhouse's latest project is building one of Chicago's tallest buildings and we take a look at how... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:32:14


Catalonia Reacts To Independence Vote And DNA Tests: Can They Really Tell You Who You Are?

10/2/2017
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On today's show:About 90 percent of voters in Catalonia support independence from Spain, according to regional officials who support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:37:51


Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Advocates For New Altruistic Capitalism And Global Activism: Women's Global Education Project

9/28/2017
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On today's show:We speak with Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, whose innovative business Grameen Bank helped millions escape... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:32:06


Viking Economics: How The Scandinavians Got It Right And Saving Africa’s Rhinos From Extinction

9/27/2017
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On today's show:Author and professor George Lakey joins us to discuss the issues in his new book, Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:45


Trump Tweets That Puerto Rico Should Pay Its Debts, Trump Administration Announces Travel Ban 3.0, BBC: Kurdistan Referendum, And Remembering Cherif Bassiouni

9/26/2017
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On today's show: We talk to Congressman Luis Gutiérrez about Congress’ role in helping U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico. We... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:26


Chicago Imam Visits Burma’s Rohingya Refugees, Chicago's Great Rivers Plan, And Amazon's HQ2 And Climate Change

9/25/2017
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On today's show: We'll share Rohingya refugee stories from camps along the Bangladesh/Burma border and what people can do to help. We'll... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:26


Professor Declares: 'The Information War Is Real,' Chicago LGBTQ Film Festival Celebrates Its 35th Year, And Weekend Passport: Appreciating Japanese And Filipino Culinary Culture

9/22/2017
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On today’s show: University of Washington Professor Kate Starbird discusses the network of sites, bots, and social media accounts she found... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:50


Canada's Standing Rock, Talking Democracy And Defense With The German Ambassador, And Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'The Toad Knew'

9/21/2017
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On today's show: The indigenous people of British Columbia are divided on whether or not the Trans Mountain Pipeline project violates... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:08


Chicago's Filipino Community On Duterte's Police State, Mexico City Earthquake Leaves More Than 200 Dead, And 'Sky Day' 2017

9/20/2017
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On today's show:We speak with members of the Filipino American Human Rights Alliance-Chicago — a collective response to thousands... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:11


Trump Gives First Address To United Nations, Uncertain Future Of Catalonia, Otzi The Iceman, And Chicago Doctors Return From Yemen

9/19/2017
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On today's show: We take a look at President Trump's first address to the United Nations General Assembly. We discuss Catalonia's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:55

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