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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

Comparing Oligarchy in the U.S. and Indonesia; Worldview's Producers Reflect On Their Experiences; Jerome Thanks Worldview's Listeners: "The thing that gives me hope is you."

10/4/2019
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On today's show:Does the American condition of democratic governance with severe income inequality constitute oligarchy? We look to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:42

WV25: Reminiscing With Several Of Worldview's Former Producers

10/3/2019
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On today's show:Worldview ends its 25-year run tomorrow. Hear from a few of the producers that made Worldview happen every day. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:35

Rethinking Satyagraha 150 Years After Gandhi's Birth; Naomi Klein on Climate Justice and the Green New Deal

10/2/2019
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On today's show:Gandhian scholar Prasad Gollanapalli joins us to explain what the philosophy of nonviolence really means and how it's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:53:52

Unpacking Gandhi's Legacy With Historian Vijay Prashad

10/1/2019
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On today's show:Tomorrow marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Historian Vijay Prashad unpacks his legacy and what the world... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:41

"How to Be Alive" Author Discusses Sustainable Lifestyle; Food Mondays: Preventing Food Waste Through Pickling

9/30/2019
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On today's show:Author Colin Beavan explores how to mitigate desire, live a fulfilling life and do right by the planet while you're at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:53:35

Celebrating the Legacy of Film Contributor Milos Stehlik

9/27/2019
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On today's show:Worldview's film contributor Milos Stehlik passed away in July. We celebrate his legacy with members of the Chicago film... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:33

Colombian Peace Deal in Jeopardy as FARC Rebels Rearm; Alliance of Global Cities Strive to cut greenhouse gases by 80-100%; Global Activism: The Nourishment Projects

9/26/2019
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On today's show:A peace deal that ended 50 years of civil war in Colombia is in jeopardy as FARC rebels accuse the government of not... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:42

Pelosi Announces Impeachment Inquiry Over Ukraine; Global Notes: Secrets of Portugal

9/25/2019
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On today's show:Following the release of a rough transcript of President Trump's phone call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:12

Ukraine Scandal Could Lead to Trump Impeachment Proceedings; UN Climate Summit Recap; Undocumented Koreans in the U.S.

9/24/2019
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On today's show:President Trump reportedly asked Ukraine's President to re-open an investigation into Joe Biden. We recap the United... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:15

Worldview Broadcasts Live from the Illinois Youth Climate Strike

9/20/2019
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On today's show:Thousands of Chicago-area students participated in the global youth climate strike in downtown Chicago today, joining over... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:20

Illinois Fighting Inequality and Climate Change through Green Jobs, Global Activism: 'LEAP' Hinsdale, Illinois and South Africa Teacher Exchange, Chicago South Side Gardener Growing food for Woodlawn Community

9/19/2019
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On today's show:Illinois Fighting Inequality and Climate Change through Green JobsGlobal Activism: 'LEAP' Hinsdale, Illinois and South... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:51:20

Israel Holds Second Elections in Five Months; How Will Climate Change Affect the Great Lakes; Memories of Standing Rock Inform Movement Against Enbridge Line 5

9/17/2019
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On today's show:Israel is going back to the polls for the second time in five months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to earn... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:09

Saudi Oil Fields Ablaze After Drone Attack; Sunrise Movement and Extinction Rebellion Rally Grassroots Support for Action on Climate Change

9/16/2019
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On today's show:Oil fields in the east of Saudi Arabia are on fire after a drone attack. The country has lost up to 5 million barrels of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:52:05

Iraq, Afghanistan and Immigration Heat Up in Democratic Presidential Debate; Sisters of the Living Word Apply Catholic Principles to Social Justice; Weekend Passport: Teatro Zinzanni

9/13/2019
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On today's show:Democratic presidential candidates faced off on Afghanistan, Iraq and immigration during last night's debate. We talk... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:05

Uighur Repression Continues in Western China; SkyDay Project Targets Artists, Scientists and Students To Address Climate Change

9/12/2019
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On today's show:State repression of China's Uighur minority population continues, despite China's claims that it closed "re-education"... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:54:34

Trump Fires John Bolton, Cancels Taliban Peace Talks; #WV25: Reminiscing with Former Worldview Producer, Tom Gaulkin; Global Activism: Sustainable Social Development in Haiti

9/10/2019
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On today's show:President Trump announced via Twitter this morning that he had fired his national security adviser, John Bolton, over... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:34

Hong Kong Protests Continue Despite Withdrawal of Extradition Bill; FROM THE ARCHIVES: The Plunder of Zimbabwe's Wealth; Food Mondays: Haute Mexican Cuisine

9/9/2019
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On today's show:Despite Carrie Lam's withdrawal of the controversial Extradition Bill, protests in Hong Kong continue. We replay a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Duration:00:50:00

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