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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

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: 00:50:28


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: 00:50:49


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


Co-Authors Reflect Ten years After Publishing Controversial Book, 'The Israel Lobby'

9/18/2017
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The 2007 book, The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy argued that a loose coalition of interests, which supports Israel,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:46


Finding Solutions To Violence In Rio And Chicago, Ken Burns On 'The Vietnam War,' And Expo Chicago Brings A World Of Art To Navy Pier

9/15/2017
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On today's show: As part of WBEZ’s ongoing project Every Other Hour, we hear two reports about how people are finding solutions to gun... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:52:49


Bahamas: Hurricane Irma Update And Fake News: A Lesson From The Past

9/14/2017
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On today's show: In the wake of Hurricane Irma's destruction in the Caribbean, WBEZ digital producer Gabrielle Wright, whose... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:42


U.N. Levels Sanctions On North Korea, No Progress On Qatar And Saudi Arabia Row, Global Notes: Polish Radio

9/13/2017
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On today's show:We discuss the regional implications of the U.N. Security Council's Monday vote to impose new sanctions against North... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:59


Zero Waste Chicago Encourages Sustainability, Chicago Art Instillation Mimics Trillion-Ton Broken-Off Antarctic Iceberg, And BBC: Crossing Antarctica Alone

9/12/2017
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On today's show: Zero Waste Chicago co-founders join us to discuss how they build partnerships and produce events to encourage waste... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:07


Why Climate Change Is A Bigger Threat To U.S. Than Terrorism, Guatemala’s President Facing Down Congress And Courts, Inaugural Meeting Of The Parliament of the World's Religions, And Cambodia’s Crackdown On Free Speech And The Media

9/11/2017
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On today's show: Historian Juan Cole draws attention to what he believes to be a more urgent threat to the U.S. than terrorism — climate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:11


Spotlight: A History Of Police Militarization

9/9/2017
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Police militarization isn’t new. It’s been a trend for decades. SWAT teams have used military tactics since 1964, and police have used... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:30:24


Film Tracks Paris Climate Activists, Milos Stehlik Recaps 2017 Telluride Film Festival, And Weekend Passport: New Year Fest Brings Ethiopian Communities Together

9/8/2017
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On today's show: WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik talks with Mark Decena — director of Not Without Us, which tracked climate change... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:10


The Ongoing Rohingya Genocide, Trump Administration's Human Rights Record, And BBC Witness: Reagan's Bombing Joke

9/7/2017
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On today's show: We discuss the crisis in Burma (Myanmar) as its government faces continual allegations of state-sponsored persecution of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:26


North Korea Detonates Nuclear Bomb, Trump To End DACA, and German Election Debate/Election Preview

9/5/2017
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On today's show: North Korea’s state television claimed a successful detonation of what it called a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, and we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:19


Spotlight: The Reverse Globalization Of Fast Food

9/2/2017
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Chains from the Philippines, South Africa, and Guatemala all operate locations in the Chicago area. It’s a trend of reverse globalization... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:17:57


Kenya’s Supreme Court Overturns Election Result, Austerity Standoff In Puerto Rico, And Weekend Passport: Pageant Parallels Mythical World With Climate Reality

9/1/2017
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On today's show: We discuss Kenya's overturned presidential election and its turmoil with Alphonce Shiundu, an editor at Africa’s first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:10


Climate Justice And Marginalization Amid Hurricane Harvey, The Washington-Moscow Hotline And Foreign Fast Food In America

8/31/2017
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On today's show:Bryan Parras, co-founder of Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services, says it’s never too late to talk about how... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:50


The Need For International Journalism And Global Notes: Pacific Express

8/30/2017
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On today's show: We discuss the need for providing context in international journalism with Gregory Warner, host of NPR’s Rough... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:01


Women In Trump’s Afghanistan, Impact of Women If Trump Cuts Off Pakistan, And India’s Top Court Strikes Down Islamic Instant Divorce

8/29/2017
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On today's show: Najla Ayoubi, a human rights activist, lawyer, and former judge from Afghanistan, joins us to discuss how women's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:02


Future Of Iran Nuclear Deal, China's School Dropout Crisis, And China’s 'Bachelor Villages'

8/28/2017
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On today’s show: We ask Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, about the future of the Iran nuclear deal. We talk... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:06

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