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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

Contact:

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


Episodes

Curious City: Discussing Chinatown’s Apartment Rental Practices

11/21/2017
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On today's show: Experts discuss how most apartments in Chicago's Chinatown are advertised in Chinese, within Chinese social networks,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:48:48


Chicagoan Sonia Negrón Bell’s Race Against Time To Save Her Parents And Honduras Farmer Leads Social Movement For Poor And Indigenous In Honduras

11/20/2017
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On today's show:Chicagoan Sonia Negrón Bell discusses how she's on a mission to rescue her chronically ill, elderly parents after Hurricane... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:15


Indigenous Protesters Ejected From UN Climate Summit,Milos Stehlik Reviews Oscar-Buzzworthy Film 'Mudbound,' And Weekend Passport: Silk Road Rising Theater’s 'Wild Boar'

11/17/2017
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On today's show:Dallas Goldtooth, a Dakota cultural language teacher, poet, and traditional artist, discusses the Bonn Climate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:53


The Paradise Papers, Economic Inequality, And The GOP Tax Cut Plan, And Ma Jun, ‘Founder Of China's Environmental Movement,’ On China’s Environmental And Climate Strategies

11/16/2017
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On today's show:Jeffrey Winters, director of Northwestern University's Equality Development and Globalization Studies Program,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:55


Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Under House Arrest After Coup D'État, Nationalist March In Warsaw Decried By West, World History Moment: League Of Nations First General Assembly, And Global Notes: Womex 2017

11/15/2017
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On today's show:Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest following an army coup d'état, and we get an update... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:57:45


Trump De-emphasizes Human Rights During Visit To Philippines, La 72 Home And Refuge For Migrant Persons And Film 'Viacrucis Migrante', And Chicago Fair Trade's 2017 Globalfest

11/14/2017
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On today's show:Trump and Rodrigo Duterte discussed a number of issues, including mutual dislikes, but there was little discussion of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:47


How Does Russia’s Authoritarian Government Celebrate A Revolution? It Doesn’t, And Thinking of Race As A Social Construct

11/13/2017
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On today’s show: Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history and director of Russian and Eastern European studies at College of the Holy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:45


Sustainable Food And Agricultural Systems: Lessons From Indigenous Agriculture, Milos Stehlik Interviews Filmmaker Ruben Östlund On His Film 'The Square,' And Weekend Passport: A Modern Reflection On Spanish Knight Don Quixote

11/10/2017
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On today's show:While GMOs have developed as an answer to challenges like population growth and climate change, some look back to ancient... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:54


Trump Seals $250B In Trade Deal During China Visit, Bernard-Henri Lévy On The West’s Obligation To Kurdistan, And Global Activism: Justin Dillon Asks, 'How Many Slaves Work for You?'

11/9/2017
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On today’s show: Ely Ratner, former deputy national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden and senior fellow for China studies at the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:01


Nancy MacLean on 'Democracy in Chains' And Disabilities And Human Rights

11/9/2017
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On today's show:Duke University historian Nancy MacLean discusses her controversial book Democracy in Chains, in which she argues that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:11


Saudi Arabia’s 'Game of Throne' And Activists: Trump Revoking Temporary Protected Status Could Harm Women in Latin America

11/7/2017
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On today's show:Juan Cole, professor of history at the University of Michigan, discusses what is unfolding in Saudi Arabia's royal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:14


Will Abe Change Japan’s 'Peace' Constitution?, Milos Stehlik Interviews Polish Film Legend Krzystof Zanussi, And Curious City: Do Chicago’s Arab And African-American Muslims Share Mosques? If Not, Why Not?

11/6/2017
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On today’s show:To discuss what potential reforms could mean for Japan, we’re joined by Kenneth Mcelwain, an associate professor of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:33


The Oxford International Encyclopedia Of Peace, Milos Stehlik Reviews Ai Weiwei's 'Human Flow,' World History Moment: 100th Anniversary Of Balfour Declaration, And Weekend Passport: Muslim-American Comedy Play 'Yasmina’s Necklace'

11/3/2017
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On today’s show: Nigel Young, who started the first collegiate peace studies program in Britain, discusses its origins and what’s next for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:19


NYC Terror Attack: US Policies On Immigration And Terrorism, What An Airliner Trade War Tells Us About NAFTA, And Global Notes: Genesis at the Crossroads’ Saffron Caravan

11/1/2017
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On today’s show:We examine the travel ban and the “War On Terror” after Tuesday's attack in Manhattan with Mateo Farzaneh, associate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:13


Catalonia Independence Supporter On History Of Tensions, And How America Does Death, And What We Can Learn From Other Cultures

10/31/2017
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On today's show:Dr. Gloria Arfelis, a Chicago-based clinical psychologist, went back to vote for independence in Catalonia’s Oct. 1, 2017... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:47


So, Why Is The US Military In Niger Anyway? And The Government Has Been Watching Muslims In Bridgeview For Years

10/30/2017
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On today's show: Richard Reeve, director of the Sustainable Security Program at Oxford Research Group, joins us to discuss the U.S.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:46


Kenya Holds Second Election In Three Months, Milos Stehlik Reviews Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck,’ And Weekend Passport: China’s Flagship Orchestra Performs In Chicago

10/27/2017
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On today’s show: Alphonce Shiundu, an editor at Africa Check, Africa’s first independent fact-checking organization, discusses Kenya’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:47:18


Masha Gessen on 'How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia' And BBC: Russian Film Sparks Moral Controversy

10/26/2017
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On today's show:We’ll talk about the societal and political evolution of Russia since the fall of communism with writer and journalist... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:17


China’s Xi Jinping Solidifies Power, Puerto Rican Artists To The Rescue, And Documentary 'Syria's Disappeared'

10/25/2017
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On today's show:Chicago-based journalist Wen Huang discusses Chinese President Xi Jinping's new grip on power. Three artists talk about... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:39


Public Opinion on Trump’s 'America First' Foreign Policy

10/24/2017
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On today's show:The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, in partnership with Worldview, convened a panel of experts to examine what the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:48

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