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WBEZ's Worldview

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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

Bahamas Ravaged By Hurricane Dorian; 1.9 Million Potentially Stateless in Assam; Weekend Passport: LUYA

9/6/2019
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On today's show:Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas as a Category Five storm on Sunday before staying over the island for three days. About... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:27

#WVBus: Cancelled Dearborn Arab Festival Awaits More Tolerant Times; A Chat With State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud; Arab-Americans and Social Services

9/5/2019
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On today's show:The Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan, is the largest mosque in the nation. Unfortunately, hate groups from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:07

80 Years After It Started, WWII Continues To Influence National Identity; Reminiscing With Former Worldview Producer Gretchen Helfrich

9/4/2019
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On today's show:Last Sunday marked 80 years since the start of World War II. Despite almost a century passing, differing interpretations of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:06

Big Week in Brexit; Bike Revolutions Returns to Chicago; Ancient Grains Might Help Fight Gluten Intolerance

9/4/2019
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On today's show:United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working majority in the Parliament’s House of Commons after an MP... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:22

Hong Kong Activists Arrested; Architects Co-Organize Climate Strike; Weekend Passport: The Camino Project

8/30/2019
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On today's show:Prominent pro-independence and pro-democracy activists were arrested over the course of a day in Hong Kong as months-old... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:33

How Prepared is the U.S. For A Future of Stronger Hurricanes?; Sudan's New Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Takes Office; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Wal-Mart and Social Policy

8/29/2019
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On today's show:As the climate changes, the U.S. is exposed to stronger weather extremes. A policy analyst argues Hurricane Dorian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:36

The Amazon Is On Fire. How Have Brazil's Environmental Policies Contributed to it?; What Does Euthanasia and Execution Look Like Across the World?; Global Notes: Remembering Celso Piña

8/28/2019
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On today's show:The head of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research was fired after revealing dramatic increases in deforestation in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:58

"How to Hide an Empire" Author on American Power Abroad

8/27/2019
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On today's show:We learn about how American overseas power has shifted from massive colonial acuisitins to countless bases from Daniel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:38

Several U.S. States Move To Restrict Pipeline Protests; Iranian Foreign Minister Makes Surprise Appearance At G7 Summit; Food Mondays: USDA Suppresses Climate Change Paper

8/26/2019
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On today's show:Following the Standing Rock protests, many states have passed laws effectively criminalizing similar protests at oil... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:04

What Can Nature Do For You?

8/23/2019
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On today's show:Worldview broadcasts from the Chicago Botanic Garden, where we explore how to make the health benefits of nature accessible... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:37

Why Are Pollinators Important?

8/22/2019
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On today's show: We broadcast live from the Chicago Botanic Garden, talking to experts about pollinators and why they're important to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:34

Can Indigenous Knowledge Dismantle Colonialism? Ethnomathematicians Are Trying To Find Out.

8/21/2019
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On today's show:Ethnomathematician Ron Eglash discusses how indigenous systems of creating knowledge could hold the key to ultimately... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:35

Hong Kong Protests Escalate; 13 Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Recounts Life in West Bank; Archive: Ecuadoran Banana Farmers

8/20/2019
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On today's show:A quarter of Hong Kong's population is protesting.Janna Jihad, a Palestinian-American, is the youngest journalist in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:06

63 Dead In Kabul After ISIS Affiliate Strikes Wedding; "Black Vests" Migrant Movement Demands End To Deportations in France; Food Mondays: The Secrets of Bread

8/19/2019
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On today's show:An ISIS-affiliated bombing killed at least 63 people in Kabul. We'll talk about what this means for Afghan... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:05

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