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Practicing Human is a daily podcast, hosted by Cory Muscara, offering insights and practices into how to live a fulfilling life. Cory pulls on his time living as a Buddhist monk in Burma, his many years as a mindfulness and meditation teacher, and his work in Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
 
Joseph Goldstein has been a leading light for the practice of Insight and Loving Kindness meditation since his days in India and Burma where he studied with eminent masters of the tradition. In his podcast, The Insight Hour, Joseph delivers these essential mindfulness teachings in a practical and down to earth way that illuminates the practice through his own personal experience and wonderful story telling.
 
Myanmar Musings is the world's leading podcast with researchers and thinkers on issues relating to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this show are those of the interviewees/guests and do not necessarily accord with those of the host or the Myanmar Research Centre.
 
The origins of the meditation and mindfulness movement that have swept the world can be traced back to 19th and 20th century Burma (Myanmar). And still today in the 21st century, the Buddha's teachings of liberation animate a contemporary generation of Dhamma seekers in this small Southeast Asian country. In this podcast series, we will be holding in-depth discussions with a wide range of practitioners-- foreigners and local Burmese, lifelong monastics to lay practitioners, and including aut ...
 
Please Don't Say My Name is an audio documentary produced by Karen Zusman in June 2009 on the plight of Burmese refugees in Malaysia. The refugees tell the story of life in Burma-—why they had to flee-—and why their lives are still at risk in Malaysia. The story exposes a little known fact—-refugees from Burma have been rounded up by a vigilante citizen group known as the Malaysian RELA and sold to human traffickers by some members of the Malaysian Immigration Department. Sad, spirited and s ...
 
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
From the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University, the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast features interviews and conversations with scholars and researchers working in and around Southeast Asia, all of whom have been invited to give a Gatty Lecture at Cornell University. Conversations cover the history, politics, economics, literature, art, and cultures of the region. Interviews are hosted by graduate students at Cornell University, and podcast topics cover the many nations and peoples of Sou ...
 
Ruff DnB the label which has grown out of the Ruff Radio collective, has established itself as a label of style, quality and wide ranging music. With releases from Alter Ego, Dirty Deeds, Levela, Dub Zero, Indivision, Macky Gee, Devastar, Burma, and Dual Process. Releasing drum and bass since 2008 but involved in music for much longer, Ruff DnB has worked with a who’s-who of some of the top names in the industry. Support has rightfully come from across the board. Ruff DnB’s podcast plays dru ...
 
Burmese By Ear (BBE) is a systematically graded foundation course in modern colloquial Burmese. You can download the book that goes along with it at https://www.soas.ac.uk/bbe/file53735.pdf There are many other Burmese language resources on the SOAS website at https://www.soas.ac.uk/sea/burmese/ BBE aims to give you a confident and enjoyable start in speaking Burmese, focussing on what you are most likely to need when you visit Burma: “survival language” for cafés, taxis, shops, and so on, a ...
 
Two journalists. One's British, the other's American. Their biggest argument is over whose country is more fucked. Listen to them rant for about half an hour, during happy hour. John Sweeney has pissed off Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, the Church of Scientology and the government of North Korea. An old school reporter, he worked at the London Observer, then the BBC. He's written 12 books, including four novels, the 200,000-copy bestseller ELEPHANT MOON, set in WW2 Burma, two modern-day polit ...
 
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global history for the activist left, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present. Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea. We hope that the discussion will be useful to you, and if you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at guerri ...
 
There are over one hundred and ninety independent nations (countries) that have created delineated space on Earth's land masses and each one is home to unique cultures and peoples. Communications technology has made it possible for news media to cover more of these countries than ever before, but how many of us have really learned more about these countries geography, culture and politics than what we learned in high school or college? Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/citizencork/support
 
Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Fighting On Film - The War Movie Podcast. Join hosts Robbie McGuire (of RM Military History) and Matthew Moss (of Historical Firearms & The Armourer's Bench) as they uncover forgotten gems and diamonds in the rough! Check out our website www.fightingonfilm.com Find us on twitter @FightingOnFilm
 
Founded in 2002, AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line in the travel industry with luxury river cruise ships operating all over Europe, along the Mekong River between Cambodia and Vietnam, in Africa on the Chobe River in conjunction with land safari programs and on the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar, formerly Burma. This archive of podcasts includes multiple interview with AmaWaterways VP Gary Murphy, travel journalists, and wine experts & vintners who have hosted the popular AmaWaterway ...
 
Special thanks to Paul Hattaway of AsiaHarvest.org for permission to share these special stories which indicate the power and authority of our almighty God. This quote is from the site: "AsiaHarvest is an inter-denominational Christian ministry working in various countries throughout Asia to see effective churches planted among unreached people groups. We work alongside Asian church leaders, helping and equipping them to focus on reaching the lost. Our main focus is China, Vietnam, Laos, Mya ...
 
ABOUT: With over 13 years in Bangkok Thailand, Emanuel Skinner has become a household name and a house music icon locally and abroad. Originally from San Francisco and now a Phuket local sharing his vision and sound all across South East Asia . With over 20 years experience filling the best and biggest venues from Jakarta, Singapore, China, India, to South Korea, Bangladesh to Malaysia, the Maldives, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and all over Thailand (Chang Mai, Koh Tao, Koh Samui, Phuket, Pat ...
 
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Lace up your jump boots, sharpen your machetes, load up your M1A1 Carbines and strap on your parachutes. This week we are joined by special guest historian James Holland as we discuss the 1945 Errol Flynn film 'Objective, Burma!' We discuss the the war in Burma, the controversy around the film's release in the UK and of course the film's star Errol…
 
It has been nearly six months since the military coup in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Conditions inside the country continue to worsen with over 5,000 people currently detained and nearly 1,000 killed. Civil liberties and freedoms are evaporating as the military consolidates power. While the initial U.S. response to the coup was swift, there is mu…
 
What is the difference between "functional state failure" and "state collapse", and what is the likelihood of a reduction in conflict in Myanmar's near future? Nicola Williams, PhD Candidate at the Australian National University, talks through how she sees the current contested state of the "State" in Myanmar, primarily stressing the importance of …
 
Welcome to Times Will Tell, the weekly podcast from The Times of Israel. This week we’re speaking with a dynamic young Israeli filmmaker named Dani Schoffman, whose short “Aye Ko” was filmed in Burma after he lived in the fascinating mysterious country for several years following NYU film school. Here is a link to the film, so you can watch ”Aye Ko…
 
Drone technology has exploded over the last two decades. Large armed drones like the MQ-9 are well known and have wreaked havoc on terrorists since 9/11 but the small, hunter-killer drones employed in the Armenian/Azerbaijani war have proven to be game changers in force-on-force engagements. Join one of the world’s leading experts, Seth Frantzman, …
 
In the face of a rising China, it has never been more important for the United States to have a strong force posture in the Indo-Pacific. Last year, Congress established The Pacific Defense Initiative (PDI) to consolidate and rebalance investments that enhance deterrence. This year’s budget continues funding the PDI, but largely misses the mark on …
 
From the moment you begin looking into the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus pandemic in Myanmar, the numbers are simply staggering. Some projections suggest half of the population might be infected within two weeks, and there is now the risk that the country will become a super-spreader Covid state that fuels outbreaks across the regi…
 
In This Episode You’ll hear JCK editor-in-chief Victoria Gomelsky and news director Rob Bates talk about the new Tiffany campaign, Rolex, and diamond tracking systems. Show Notes 00:51 The JCK Show is coming up, and Rob and Victoria excitedly wonder how it will go. 05:36 Rob talks about how Tiffany & Co.’s new campaign is ruffling some feathers. 11…
 
What is the microfinance ecosystem in Myanmar, what has it been achieving and how has it endured the COVID-19 crisis and the devastating military coup of 1 February? In this seminar at the Myanmar Update 2021 conference, Dr Russell Toth from the University of Sydney gives a detailed overview of all this and more. If you're microfinance minded, don'…
 
Sharon Salzberg joins Joseph Goldstein to talk about how Metta (lovingkindness) is an expression of generosity, and to answer questions from the audience at the 2018 Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat on Maui. This is the continuation of a conversation between Joseph and Sharon about generosity as a practice - listen to part one here: Insight Hour…
 
In this presentation, Afke Jager, Myanmar Country Director for Innovations for Poverty-Action-Myanmar, talks about recent survey data on how people in Myanmar are strategising under the complex political and healthcare crises ongoing in the country. This is a recording of a talk given to the Myanmar Update 2021 conference at the Australian National…
 
As TF 16 under Admirals Halsey and Mitscher sail closer to the Japanese Home Islands, the Allies’ naval forces loose several vessels. It’s no longer a question of will Doolittle’s Raiders succeed, but rather, will the carrier Enterprise and Hornet make it safely back to Pearl Harbor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoi…
 
In 2020, the deadliest crisis at the China-India border in four decades claimed dozens of lives and sharpened the rivalry between the world’s two most populous nations. Later that year, reports revealed that China had constructed a new village inside the nation of Bhutan, with more villages said to be planned on Bhutanese soil. This comes only thre…
 
Hypersonic weapons travel more than five times the speed of sound, enabling them to close on targets in ways that could significantly impact the next major armed conflict. Realizing their potential, Russia and China have well-developed programs and have likely fielded operational hypersonic weapons. In contrast, the U.S. has yet to complete testing…
 
In 2008, President George W. Bush traveled to Beijing, China to support the athletes representing the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games. Spence Geissinger headed up the operations and logistics planning for that trip. Spence takes us behind the scenes of the extensive planning, negotiating, and improvising that goes into essentially picking u…
 
Guerrilla History- Intelligence Briefings will be roughly a twice monthly series of shorter, more informal discussions between the hosts about topics of their choice. Patrons at the Comrade tier and above will have access to all Intelligence Briefings. We have a fun intelligence briefing this time, with a special guest! For this conversation about …
 
Dr Gerard McCarthy of the National University of Singapore discusses a mixed-methods research project conducted by himself and three colleagues on how state aid assistance meant to ameliorate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic was perceived by people before the 1 February coup. He also answers questions on the coup and ethnic politics.…
 
With inflation on the rise and many predicting future Pentagon budgets will be flat, it becomes even more important to get the most out of every single taxpayer dollar. Today, there are legal, cultural, and procedural barriers that frustrate those efforts resulting in waste and poor decision-making. One such obstacle is the phenomena of “use it or …
 
Join Heritage’s Joseph Loconte, Tina Descovich, Patti Hildalgo Menders and Priscilla Rahn for an exciting virtual townhall about how today’s parents can use the principles of the American Founding to preserve freedom for their children and for generations to come. Parents today—especially mothers and the organizations they lead—are working mightily…
 
Education policy professionals won’t want to miss this 30-minute Policy Pulse discussion on why Washington should not be micromanaging student discipline policies. Parents and teachers—the adults closest to a student—should be making decisions about discipline based on behavior, not the color of a child’s skin. Your child’s teacher has a responsibi…
 
Welcome to Times Will Tell, the weekly podcast from The Times of Israel. This week, we’re speaking with Ariel Zwang, the new CEO of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Zwang is a longtime CEO of other nonprofits, but for the Jewish world, it is still a real rarity to see a woman at the top. We’ll speak about a life of breaking glass c…
 
Join us as we look at 'When Trumpets Fade', John Irvin's HBO TV movie which follows a battle-weary squad leader torn between simply staying alive and leading his new recruits into action during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest. Starring Ron Eldrad, Zak Orth, Frank Whaley, Timothy Olyphant and Bobby Cannavale the film shines a light on a largely for…
 
Join us for an interview with Rory Lawrence and Lara Capuano on the David's Refuge Team as they share their experiences of practicing hospitality among fellow parents and caregivers of children with special needs or terminal illnesses. For more information on David's Refuge, you can reach Rory directly at rorylawrence@davidsrefuge.org, or check out…
 
What can other nations and multilateral institutions realistically expect to achieve with their responses to the 2021 military coup and the ongoing crimes of the Tatmadaw in Myanmar? Nicholas Coppel, adjunct associate professor at Monash University and former Australian ambassador to Myanmar, delivers straight talk on the limitations of most actors…
 
His week that was – Kevin HealyThe ALP and Palestine – much to be desired – Jennine KlalikAnother example of Israeli apartheid – Joharha BakerGene Ethics Network report – Bob PhelpsDuterte in Philippines – May KotsakisLooking for reasons behind the demonstrations in Cuba – Sasha Gillies LekakisBy Jan Bertlett, Kevin Healy, Jennine Klalik, Joharha Baker, Bob Phelps, May Kotsakis, Sashe Gillies-Lekakis
 
This is the fourth episode in our ongoing series, “Love Letters to Myanmar.” Today’s show welcomes three foreigners who share how Myanmar has influenced and supported their spiritual path, and the depth of gratitude they have for the country and people. The first guest is Venerable Canda, a Buddhist nun from England. When she was 19 years old, she …
 
Today we finish up the podcast's narrative about Vietnam. This time it won't be war stories, but the story of how Vietnam recovered from the wars it suffered in the twentieth century, and how it has become the exciting, growing country that visitors see today. Do you think you would like to become a podcaster on Blubrry? Click here for the details …
 
We hear about the start of the war in Darfur, through the eyes of a teenage boy whose life was changed when the Sudanese military allied to a local militia, the Janjaweed, laid waste to villages across the region, killing and raping as they went. We hear from a survivor of Norway's worst day of terror, when a far-right extremist, Anders Breivik, la…
 
Øystein putta deler av familien i elbilen, og mot mange advarsler om at nordnorge er fritt for strøm og ladestasjoner, kjørte han nettopp dit. Etter 80 mil sa det stopp, men heldigvis var det akkurat der Paal ferierer på hytta si. Dermed ble det ei lita uke med to familier tett i tett, store krangler og enda større fisk. Du skal være forsiktig med …
 
Salai Samuel Hmung, Masters graduate of the Australian National University, shares his thoughts on the formation of People's Defence Forces and the varied politics of ethnic armed organisations in the wake of the 1 February military coup. This talk was recorded at the Myanmar Update 2021 conference held at the ANU earlier in July, 2021.…
 
How do we make sense of all the boomeranging signs and memes associated with the anti-coup movement in Myanmar? Dr Elliott Prasse-Freeman of the National University of Singapore takes us on a semiotic tour of engaged digital ethnography in this recording of a July 15 seminar held at the Myanmar Update 2021 conference.…
 
U.S. dominance in Space is being challenged by China, Russia, and a host of other aspiring competitors. Keeping our nation on top of all others increasingly relies on the ingenuity, development, and capabilities offered by the civilian sector. National security professionals won’t want to miss this chance to hear from rising leaders on the cutting …
 
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