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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

Israel Bars U.S. Representatives Tlaib And Omar From Entry; Lethally High Temperature Days Predicted To Increase; Weekend Passport: From Manila To Acapulco

8/16/2019
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On today's show:Trump pressures NetanyahuClimate crisis worsensWeekend Passport [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:42

Tortured Saudi Activist Refuses Conditional Release, WV25: Reminiscing with Former Worldview Producer, Joe Linstroth, Surabhi Ensemble's World Peace Tour

8/15/2019
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On today's show:And while women can now drive and travel internationally in Saudi Arabia, many women who called for these reforms are still... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:13

United Arab Emirates-Backed Forces Square Off with Saudi Allies in Southern Yemen; FROM THE ARCHIVES: The History of Protest in China; Global Notes: El Paso Processes Grief Through Music

8/14/2019
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On today's show:Separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates seized a Yemeni from Saudi-backed government forces, potentially causing a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:11

Global Look at Organ Donation, U.S. to Weaken Endangered Species Rules, Escalating Protests in Moscow

8/13/2019
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On today's show:The Trump Administration is in the process of implementing changes to the Endangered Species Act and the National... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:27

Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down Airport; Syrians Deported from Turkey; Food Mondays: Let's Make Ramen

8/12/2019
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On today's show: Several months of escalating of anti-government protests in Hong Kong took a new turn when protesters overran and shut... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:29

U.S. and Guatemala Sign Secretive Deal on Central American Asylum Seekers; Kashmir's Constitutional Protections Are Gone. What Does That Mean for the Rest of South Asia?; Weekend Passport: Queer Muslim Mythologies

8/9/2019
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On today's show:Alizana Americas founder Oscar Chacon gives us an update on President Trump's agreement with Guatemala to limit asylum... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:32

A Survivor Unpacks the Trauma of Canada's Indian Residential Schools; Chicago High-Schoolers Experience Climate Change Firsthand on Arctic Voyage

8/8/2019
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On today's show:Theodore Fontaine, a survivor of Canada's Indian Residential Schools, unpacks trauma, historical memory and the way forward... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:40

How The Legacy Of Slavery Informs Law Enforcement; #WVBus: Global Notes With OKAN; Historic Maxwell Street Market Celebrates Tastes Of Mexico

8/7/2019
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On today's show: An upcoming panel at the Illinois Holocaust MuseumGlobal NotesTastes of Mexico [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:37

U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies; North Korea Continues Missile Launches; India Revokes Jammu And Kashmir's Autonomy

8/6/2019
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On today's show: Development in the U.S.-China trade warUpdate from the Korean PeninsulaA shake-up in Indian politics [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:32

After Two More Mass Shootings, What's the Relationship Between Gun Laws and White Nationalist Terrorism?; Can A Public Health Approach Help Reduce Gun Violence?

8/6/2019
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On today's show:Juan Cole discusses the differences between white nationalist terrorism and other forms of terrorism, as well as flaws in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:33

Trees Are Helping Us Achieve UN Sustainability Goals; Forest Bathing Connects Arboretum Visitors With Nature; Gateway To Tree Science At The Morton Arboretum

8/2/2019
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On today's show: U.N. sustainability goalsForest bathingLearning about trees [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:37

Oaks Under Threat In North America; The Spirituality Of Trees; Should Illinois Rethink Its State Bird?

8/2/2019
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On today's show: Oaks in our ecosystemTrees and spiritualityState symbols [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:37

What Trees Can Tell Us About Climate Change; Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Calls For Systemic Action; Tree Science At The Morton Arboretum

7/31/2019
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On today's show: Climate change impactsGreta ThunbergTree science [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:01

The History Of The National Anthem, From Francis Scott Key To Jimi Hendrix; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Black Representation In Japanese Manga and Anime

7/30/2019
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On today's show: The Star-Spangled Banner's HistoryBlack representation in comic books [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:37

Civil Unrest Continues In Hong Kong; Food Mondays On An Urban Farm

7/29/2019
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On today's show: An update on Hong Kong's protestsFood Mondays [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:33

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello Announces Resignation; Theresa May Delivers Last Question Time as UK Prime Minister; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Children in Migrant Detention

7/26/2019
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On today's show:Puerto Rico's governor Ricardo Rossello announced his resignation following weeks of mass protests. Theresa May... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:49:59

#WVBus: Who is Pop Art For? A Chat with South Asian-Canadian Artist Hatecopy; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Human Rights with Doug Cassell

7/26/2019
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On today's show:Worldview's Ashish Valentine chats with South Asian-Canadian visual artist Maria Qamar, also known as Hatecopy. We go... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:35

Boris Johnson Becomes U.K. Prime Minister, Trump Offers To Mediate Between India and Pakistan; FROM THE ARCHIVES: History of War; Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections Bolster Servant Of The People Party

7/23/2019
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On today's show: The U.K. has a new prime ministerThe history of warUkrainian parliamentary elections [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:09

U.S. Will Not Sell F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets To Turkey; Chicagoans Protest Blockade Of Gaza Strip; Weekend Passport: Japanese Artists Participate In Cultural Exchange

7/19/2019
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On today's show: The U.S.-Turkey military relationshipActivists stand with GazaJapanese artists in Chicago [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:04

The Fight Over An Oil Pipeline; Should Nazi Generational Wealth Be Spent on Justice?; Global Activism: Ending Child Labor In India

7/18/2019
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On today's show: Enbridge Line 5Nazi generational wealthChild labor in India [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:44