Worldview

Worldview

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"Worldview" is WBEZ's global affairs program, featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell.More from Worldview »

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Burma's Next President, "Arab-American" documentary, and Political Instability in Brazil

Though Suu Kyi is the overwhelming favorite to become president of Burma, there are constitutional snags to her taking office, including... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ISIS in Libya, Popular Saint Moved to the Vatican, and Chicago's Natural Beauty in Photographs

As global military forces move to push ISIS out of Syria and Iraq, analysts believe the militant group may be looking at Libya as a new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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General strike in Greece, Hail Ceasar! and Theo Jansen's art

Each week global citizen Nari Safavi helps listeners plan their international weekend. You may not know the name Theo Jansen but you might... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Humanitarian Aid for Syria, and One of Mexico's Most Outspoken Journalists

In London, world leaders discuss funding for aid to Syrian refugees. Andy Baker from Oxfam joins us to talk about how the U.S. needs to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Worldview: February 3, 2016

Ali Issa talks about his new book, Struggle Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq. Then, the founder of the Belarus Free... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Worldview: February 2, 2016

Taiwan made history last month when it elected Tsai Ying-wen as its first female president. Now, observers wonder what direction the new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Foreign Policy and the Presidential Campaign and Ethiopia's Anti-Terrorism Law

The presidential debates and the 2016 candidates have focused on a range of issues up until now, ranging from ISIS to income inequality.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ethiopia's New Anti- Terrorism Law

The 26th African Union Summit came to a close over the weekend. It was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Despite the fact that human rights... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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National Security Issues "Missing" in the 2016 Presidential Campaign

The Iowa Caucuses are in full swing. Polls show that Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a tight race on the Democratic side and Ted... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Syrian peace talks, "Son of Saul," and a prison beauty pageant on stage

Peace talks, meant to bring an end to the war in Syria, are scheduled to begin today in Geneva, but many opposition groups say they would... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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