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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

Pentagon Report Expands Justifications For Use Of Nuclear Weapons, Comparing US And World Policies On Pain Relief And Palliative Care, And India’s PUKAR Collective Utilizes Young 'Barefoot Researchers' In Mumbai Slums

1/19/2018
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On today’s show: We discuss a leaked report that says Pentagon officials are exploring new justifications for the use of nuclear... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:28


2018 Women’s March Organizers To Broaden Scope And Global Notes: How African Immigrants In The 1980s 'Got Down' With Music From Home

1/17/2018
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On today's show: We discuss the upcoming 2018 Women’s March national anniversary event in Las Vegas with national field coordinator... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:36


Female Police Chief Tackles Sexual Assault In India And A Scientist Imploring Peers To Fight For Scientific Freedom

1/17/2018
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On today's show:Rema Rajeshwari, a police chief in India, has adopted an innovative strategy to stop sexual harassment: dispatch... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:27


Adding Insult To Injury, Trump Offends Haitians On Earthquake Anniversary, Milos Stehlik On French Artists's #MeToo Protest Letter And Review Of 'The Phantom Thread', And Weekend Passport: Artists Shed Light On Immigration And Racial Justice

1/13/2018
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On today’s show: To discuss President Trump's recent disparaging comments about immigration and reactions from Chicago’s Haitian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:17


Israel Bans The American Friends Service Committee, New York City Just Sued 5 Oil Companies. Could Chicago?, World History Moment: First Subway, And CAUSEGEAR: Fashion That Alleviates Poverty

1/11/2018
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On today’s show: Brant Rosen and Jennifer Bing made what could be the last trip to Israel and Palestine last fall after Israel amended a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:49:33


Amid Talks In Korea, The US Hand Displayed; The Rough And Tumble World Of Freshwater Turtles; And Neglected Detainees In Guantanamo Still There After 16 Years

1/10/2018
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On today's show: The Atlantic writer Uri Freidman discusses national security adviser H.R. McMaster's ideology around a possible nuclear... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:34


Religious Under Fire For Resisting Honduran Regime And Church Leading Civil Society Against DR Congo’s President

1/10/2018
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On today's show:Jesuit scholastic Matt Ippel discusses threats in Honduras after an anonymous flyer accused religious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:33


UN Funding For Refugees And Syria Drying Up And How Mass Incarceration Links Black American And Palestinian Youth

1/8/2018
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On today’s show: Diplomat Karen AbuZayd discusses the situation in Syria and the fate of refugees from the Middle East after the U.S.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:24


Ethiopia's Record On Dissidents, Our Favorite Movies of 2017 And Indigenous Alaskans Saving Their Language

1/6/2018
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On today's show:When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said he’d be releasing political prisoners on Wednesday, many western... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:34


North And South Korea Contemplate Peace Talks, A Chicagoan Puerto Rico Story: An Update On The Hurricane Recovery, And Global Activism: Fair Trade Business Helps Indigenous Women Of Colombia

1/5/2018
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On today's show: University of Chicago history professor Bruce Cumings discusses the prospects for thawing tensions between North and South... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:32


How To Spark A Climate Revolution And Can Your Diet Fight Climate Change?

1/3/2018
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On today's show:Atmospheric scientist Peter Kalmus has a carbon footprint that is one-tenth of the average American and gives ideas on how... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:19


Deadly Protests In Iran, Global Sand Shortage And The Surrender Of Granada

1/2/2018
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On today's show: Iranian police have arrested close to 500 protesters in Tehran, Iran over the past three days. We analyze the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:02


Catalonia Votes In Majority Pro-Independence Coalition, UN Speeches On Jerusalem Vote, And Milos Stehlik Reviews 'The Post' And 'Downsizing'

12/22/2017
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On today’s show: Chicago-based clinical psychologist Dr. Gloria Arfelis, originally from Catalonia, traveled to her hometown Thursday to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:00


Death And Suffering In Puerto Rico Consistently Downplayed, Hundreds of Thousands Of Immigrants Imperiled By TPS Decision, And Global Activism: Blue Meets Blue Ethically Employs Chicago Refugee Women To Make Upscale Fashion

12/21/2017
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On today's show:Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló discusses the island's death count and colonial challenges post-Hurricane Maria.Oscar... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:11


Russia And China React Angrily To U.S. National Security Report And Global Notes: Fulcrum Point And Chicago Balinese Gamelan Plays Music Of Lou Harrison

12/20/2017
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On today’s show: Historian and security expert John Mearsheimer analyzes China and Russia’s reactions to a new report that outlines... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:23


Dealing With Iran: The Nuclear Deal And Proxy War With Saudi Arabia, Chicago’s Med Global Doctors Return From Yemen, And Former Pro Soccer Player Tells Of International Abuse

12/19/2017
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On today's show: Ahmad Sadri, professor of Islamic World Studies and Sociology at Lake Forest College, gives an analysis on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:30


Sen. Dick Durbin On US Foreign Policy, Low-Wage Immigrant Women Call Out Workplace Sexual Harassment, And Honduras Announces Election Results

12/18/2017
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On today’s show: Illinois Senator Dick Durbin talks about the Rohingya crisis, the Russia investigation, the potential for war with North... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:15


Resistance To The War On Drugs In The Philippines, Jane Goodall Documentarian And Weekend Passport

12/15/2017
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On today's show:We discuss the resistance to Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs with a member of the Philippines'... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:19


'How To Do Things With International Law' Author Ian Hurd And How Bicycles Are Transforming Life For The Poor

12/14/2017
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On today’s show:How to Do Things with International Law author Ian Hurd discusses how powerful governments abuse international... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:50:13


Perspectives On Trump Announcement About Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

12/12/2017
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Last week, President Trump announced a plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Both Israelis and Palestinians claim... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration: 00:51:10

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