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

Worldview

From WBEZ Chicago

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

Most Recent Episodes

Comparing Oligarchy in the U.S. and Indonesia; Worldview's Producers Reflect On Their Expe...

On today's show: Does the American condition of democratic governance with severe income inequality constitute oligarchy? We look to Indonesia for a comparison. On the show's last noontime broadcast, Worldview's producers discuss what putting the show together every day was like, and what it meant to them. As Worldview wraps up its last noontime broadcast, Jerome thanks the show's listeners for being part of an informed local/global community.

Comparing Oligarchy in the U.S. and Indonesia; Worldview's Producers Reflect On Their Expe...

WV25: Reminiscing With Several Of Worldview's Former Producers

On today's show: Worldview ends its 25-year run tomorrow. Hear from a few of the producers that made Worldview happen every day.

Rethinking Satyagraha 150 Years After Gandhi's Birth; Naomi Klein on Climate Justice and t...

On today's show: Gandhian scholar Prasad Gollanapalli joins us to explain what the philosophy of nonviolence really means and how it's relevant to us today. Author and activist Naomi Klein discusses her new book, 'On Fire: The (Burning) Case For A Green New Deal.'

Rethinking Satyagraha 150 Years After Gandhi's Birth; Naomi Klein on Climate Justice and t...

Unpacking Gandhi's Legacy With Historian Vijay Prashad

On today's show: Tomorrow marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Historian Vijay Prashad unpacks his legacy and what the world can learn from it today.

"How to Be Alive" Author Discusses Sustainable Lifestyle; Food Mondays: Preventing Food Wa...

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 it. Monica Eng finds out more about how pickling our leftovers could reduce waste - and stop tons of carbon dioxide emissions from reaching the atmosphere in the process.

"How to Be Alive" Author Discusses Sustainable Lifestyle; Food Mondays: Preventing Food Wa...

Celebrating the Legacy of Film Contributor Milos Stehlik

On today's show: Worldview's film contributor Milos Stehlik passed away in July. We celebrate his legacy with members of the Chicago film community who knew him.

Colombian Peace Deal in Jeopardy as FARC Rebels Rearm; Alliance of Global Cities Strive to...

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 abiding by its terms. An alliance of cities worldwide has committed to reducing their carbon emissions by 80-100 percent by 2050. We hear from a Chicago-area engineer who left a successful career to start local peace-building initiatives across the globe.

Colombian Peace Deal in Jeopardy as FARC Rebels Rearm; Alliance of Global Cities Strive to...

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

On today's show: Following the release of a rough transcript of President Trump's phone call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, Nancy Pelosi announces an impeachment inquiry into Trump. Vocalo's Catalina Maria Johnson takes us through hidden gems of Portugal's music scene.

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

Ukraine Scandal Could Lead to Trump Impeachment Proceedings; UN Climate Summit Recap; Undo...

On today's show: President Trump reportedly asked Ukraine's President to re-open an investigation into Joe Biden. We recap the United Nations Climate Summit. A local Korean-American community organizer talks about growing up undocumented.

Ukraine Scandal Could Lead to Trump Impeachment Proceedings; UN Climate Summit Recap; Undo...

Worldview Broadcasts Live from the Illinois Youth Climate Strike

On today's show: Thousands of Chicago-area students participated in the global youth climate strike in downtown Chicago today, joining over 5000 other strikes in 156 countries worldwide.

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