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12 Dec 2018

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. This podcast is free, in mp3, and updated weekdays.

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    As Wisconsin GOP Defends Outgoing Walker, Subsidy to Foxconn a Sore Subject, George H. W. Bush Remembered for Ramping Up the War on Drugs

    On Today's Show: As Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker leaves office, he is looking to shore up his legacy on labor and trade. The U.S. prison...

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  • Posted on 11 Dec 2018

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    Macron Fights Eurosceptics in France, as UK Postpones ‘Brexit’ Vote, Protesters from Hong Kong’s Occupy Central Movement on Trial, Film ‘Strike A Rock’ Follows Victims’ Families of South Africa’s Marikana Miners Massacre

    On Today's Show: This past Saturday in Paris, protesters took to the streets for the fourth weekend in a row, dressed in neon yellow vests,...

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  • Posted on 10 Dec 2018

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    US Suicide Rates Up, While Global Numbers at Record Low, Milos Stehlik Reviews Films, 'The Favourite' & 'Roma', Weekend Passport: Film Screening Explores Online Voyeur Culture in China

    On Today's Show: The same report also pointed to the fact that suicides in the U.S. have increased, especially among “middle-aged, white,...

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  • Posted on 07 Dec 2018

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    Suicide, Geopolitical Intrigue Surrounds Arrest of Chinese Tech Giant Huawei’s CFO, Chicagoan Francesca Ling, Guest-Star of CBS dramedy God Friended Me, Global Activism: Chicagoans Helping Build Classrooms for Refugees in Kenya

    On Today's Show: Over the weekend, Meng Wanzhou, CFO of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, was arrested in suburban Vancouver. Recently, the...

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  • Posted on 06 Dec 2018

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    Remembering George H. W. Bush's Foreign Policy Legacy, Global Notes: Tsukasa Taiko Ensemble

    On Today's Show: Former President George H. W. Bush is being remembered today in a state funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington D....

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  • Posted on 05 Dec 2018

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