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Spain's Anti-Terrorism Efforts, Hong Kong Protest For Jailed Student Activists, And World ...

On today's show: We take a look at how Spanish authorities are re-evaluating their counterterrorism efforts after last week's attacks in Barcelona with Krishnadev Calamur, a senior editor at The Atlantic. Thousands of Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest sentencing of three student leaders of the Umbrella Movement. Michael Davis, a senior fellow at the University of Hong Kong's Faculty of Law, joins us to discuss. Radio M and Morning Shift host Tony Sarabia gives a preview of World Music Festival's Ragamala Celebration.

Spain's Anti-Terrorism Efforts, Hong Kong Protest For Jailed Student Activists, And World ...

Trump Announces Afghanistan Strategy, Mona Lisa Stolen, And 'Girl, World' And Sex Trafficking

On today's show: We get analysis on U.S. policy for Afghanistan and Pakistan from Andrew Bacevich, professor emeritus of international relations and history at Boston University. Historian John Schmidt tells us who stole the Mona Lisa and why they did it on World History Moment. Educator and writer Alex Poppe explains how the stories in Girl, World are a lesson to women in the West that in much of the world, the concept gender and difference is not celebrated.

Trump Announces Afghanistan Strategy, Mona Lisa Stolen, And 'Girl, World' And Sex Trafficking

'Worldview's' Super-Sized Eclipse Special

On today's show as we join Worldview host Jerome McDonnell broadcasting from the WBEZ terrace: Astronomy historian, Steve Ruskin, will share how the 1878 eclipse changed science and technology forever. We hear great eclipse stories from listeners like Celine Woznica. She was in Oaxaca, Mexico for the 1991 eclipse. Celine is eclipse-watching today in Missouri while pumping out tunes from her "eclipse playlist". Plus: Live updates from special guests smack-dab in the "path of totality", like WBEZ's Marc Garber. He's camping out in Wyoming and comedian and science nerd, Aaron Freeman, who's in Bloomsdale, Missouri.

Spotlight: It's Difficult To Prosecute ISIS Sympathizers In Iraq

ISIS blew up the main courthouse in Mosul. Now that the city is back in Iraqi government hands, people are struggling to rebuild their identities and seek justice for ISIS crimes.

Spotlight: It's Difficult To Prosecute ISIS Sympathizers In Iraq

Complicity of U.S.-U.K. in 1953 Iran Coup, Filmmaker Tom Palazzolo On Chicago's Nazi Past,...

On today's show: We'll discuss the 1953 coup d'etat that unseated Iran's Prime Minister, Mohammad Mosaddegh, and its aftermath. WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik of Facets interview filmmaker Tom Palazzolo about Chicago's racist and Nazi past. In a new exhibit at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, artists Daria Marchenko and Daniel Green have installed what they call the "Five Elements of War."

Complicity of U.S.-U.K. in 1953 Iran Coup, Filmmaker Tom Palazzolo On Chicago's Nazi Past,...

Totalitarian Imagery, The First Commercial Steam Engine Trip, IndiaFest Milwaukee And The ...

On today's show: In the wake of the deadly demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, we discuss historical imagery with Dr. Myron Panchuk. On World History Minute, we look at the first commercial steam engine voyage back in 1807. IndiaFest creator Purnima Nath talks about the offerings at this year's fest. Iram Shah of the Sonia Shah Organization shares an update on building a school for girls in Pakistan.

Totalitarian Imagery, The First Commercial Steam Engine Trip, IndiaFest Milwaukee And The ...

China's VPN Crackdown And A Flamenco Performance

On today's show: We look at how recent crackdowns on VPNs used to bypass online censorship in China are affecting business owners and the tech community. The Clinard Flamenco Quartet project joins us for a Global Notes performance.

China's VPN Crackdown And A Flamenco Performance

Legal Issues For Women In Iraq And How Poor Internet Connection Produces Inequality

On today's show: We speak with human rights lawyer Sherizaan Minwall about how war has affected justice systems in Iraq. To discuss global internet inequality, we talk with Stephanie MacLellan, a research associate with the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Legal Issues For Women In Iraq And How Poor Internet Connection Produces Inequality

After Charlottesville: The Psychology Behind Extremism And Cults

On Saturday, white nationalist groups gathered in Charlottesville, Va. for a rally that turned deadly when a man drove a car into a group of counter-protesters. Worldview talks with social psychologist Alexandra Stein, who helps survivors of cults reintegrate into society. Stein's expertise is personal. She spent a decade in a cult.

After Charlottesville: The Psychology Behind Extremism And Cults

Spotlight: Cofán People Of Ecuador Fight For Rainforest

The son of Americans, Randy Borman was born and raised in an indigenous Cofán village in Ecuador and grew up hunting, fishing, and speaking Cofán. He is now one of the leading environmental advocates in Latin America.

Spotlight: Cofán People Of Ecuador Fight For Rainforest

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