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Radio GDR. Life in the former East Germany holds an ongoing fascination for a lot of people. Join us as we learn more about the former East Germany. Radio German Democratic Republic is a podcast designed to educate and inform on the life and times of East Germany. Radio GDR is hosted by Anke Holst who grew up in the GDR and Shane Whaley, a Brit, who has had a lifelong fascination with East Germany.
 
DJ, VINYLJUNKIE, ORGANIZER, BOOKER, PROMOTER. Owner > www.SoulfulHouseCollective.com. Addicted to soulful, afro, funky - house! Loves to play funky, chunky, afro, funk, soul & disco all kind of Soulful Music which touches his heart. Born in east Germany and spread his music since 1996. Stranded in Ibiza since 2017 and arrived in Joburg 2019 www.tomby.de www.soulfulhousecollective.com
 
Beyond the Lecture is a podcast from the American Academy in Berlin featuring short interviews with distinguished American thought-leaders in political science, economics, journalism and the arts. New York Office American Academy in Berlin, Inc. 14 East 60th Street, Suite 604 New York, NY 10022 USA Berlin Office American Academy in Berlin GmbH Hans Arnhold Center Am Sandwerder 17-19 14109 Berlin Germany
 
November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
Cosmopod is the official podcast of Cosmonaut Magazine, a project dedicated to expanding the project of scientific socialism in the 21st Century. In our feed we have a combination of podcast episodes and audio articles from our website.
 
A bi-monthly non-partisan podcast brought to you by Geopolitical Futures, an online publication founded by internationally recognized geopolitical forecaster George Friedman. Geopolitical Futures tells you what matters in international affairs and what doesn’t. Go to https://geopoliticalfutures.com/podcast for details.
 
Bookings:- adarkerwave@hotmail.com What and who is A Darker Wave? We are a duo (jacki-e & p-mac) who present our own radio show every Saturday at 9pm UK time on Radio Flintshire and 10pm EST (3am Sunday UK time) on House Nation Toronto.. We put the show together at our home studio. The show is streamed worldwide on the internet via the Tune In Radio app. Each show is posted on our Soundcloud and Mixcloud pages once it has been streamed. We also play gigs as A Darker Wave and we have played a ...
 
We discuss a range of topics around water and solar water pumping worldwide. We interview LORENTZ Partners, organizations, government, entrepreneurs, and experts in the field of water, bringing to life solutions which benefit people, animals and crops worldwide. We share stories of how water works all around the world from tapped drinking water in Germany all the way to countries with no formalized water infrastructure. We’ll be looking at water for irrigation, water for livestock and water ...
 
Radio D is a stand-alone language course which can be used either in conjunction with a teacher or without. - The audio language course Radio D comprises two series, each with 26 episodes. An English-speaking presenter takes the listener through the programme and, along with a guest, discusses structures and expressions used in the German language. Geographical, historical and institutional aspects are also included. - Each episode comprises information/summary and a synopsis of various expr ...
 
These episodes are English translations of the Arabic reporting produced by the Candid Academy's grantees, through the Candid Journalism Grant 2020. Candid Foundation is the parent non-profit organisation of Candid Academy. We are a hybrid between a privately chartered think tank and a dynamic project hub based in Berlin, Germany, but remain sensitive to developments the Middle East, Mediterranean and other locations where our projects are focused.
 
The Economic History podcast is a platform for sharing knowledge, ideas and new research with a general interest audience. Each fortnight, we meet leading academics in the field and discuss a range of topics, including pandemics, long run economic growth, gender issues, financial crises, inequality, sustainable development and a number of weird and fun economic experiments in history. There is no time like the past to help us understand the present.
 
Growing up in Upper Lusatia (East Saxony Germany), he began in 2004 to buy his first records and produce his first own tracks. In 2008 he founded with Botzki the Hardcore Speedcore Project "Speedhardbreak". In the following years he played until today at various underground parties as a DJ (preferably Hardcore Breakcore Speedcore) or even live with his self-invented style "Rudetekno" (a kind of hard and fast Tekno). Now he lives in Upper Bavaria and produces different styles of electronic music.
 
Weekly podcast on the events, policies and ideas that will shape the world. World in 30 minutes is curated by Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and features top-level speakers from across the EU and beyond to debate and discuss Europe’s role in the world. It was awarded “Best podcasts on EU politics” by PolicyLab in 2019. Member of the EuroPod network.
 
How did the immigrants come to America? Who were they? What Where did they come from? In this book, Edward Steiner tells of the experiences of immigrants from Hungry, Poland, Scandanavia, Germany, Italy and many other countries as they leave everything and board a boat to an unknown future. Steiner was born to a well-to-do Jewish-Slovak-Hungarian family in a Carpathian village, and was educated in Vienna and Heidelberg and immigrated to the United States in 1886. His later American experienc ...
 
Rich Relationships podcast with Gilbert J and Renée M. Beavers is amazing because it’s the best place to really explore the reality of relationships — the good, the bad, and the painful and confusing. This podcast helps to illuminate what it means to be intimate with others and what it teaches people about them. It will make you want to strive for a kinder, more fun relationship with others. Many individuals don’t have room in their heart, or life for people due to unforgiveness, regret, sha ...
 
Who hasn't dreamt of packing up and just leaving their daily lives behind for a while?A Newfoundland girl and her German partner have done just that! Sherrie McCarthy, an English language teacher from Newfoundland Canada, and Patrick Schweizer, an IT consultant from Sindelfingen, Germany, are doing just that. They are escaping their daily routines for three months by embarking on a motorcycle adventure with their two new best friends "Betty" and "Wilma" - two matching motorcycles. The advent ...
 
In this podcast I’ll be talking to people from various backgrounds about their research, their work and their stories. I will be talking to university professors, PhDs, researchers, friends and more, to understand their work, their discoveries, and their stories. Being a curious mind, I will be speaking to people from many different backgrounds. I have no specific field that I want to cover in this podcast. Topics will range from science, psychology, philosophy, politics, culture, history, c ...
 
This novel, also known as The Invasion of 1910, is a 1906 novel written mainly by William Le Queux (with H. W. Wilson providing the naval chapters). It is one of the more famous examples of Invasion literature and is an example of pre-World War I Germanophobia, as it preached the need to prepare for war with Germany. The book takes the form of a military history and includes excerpts from the characters' journals and letters and descriptions of the fictional German campaign itself. The novel ...
 
Monday, November 9, 2009, is the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, an event that changed history. Many of our students were not even born when the Wall fell, and yet they have grown up in a world that was shaped by the political, social, geographic, and cultural significance of that event. To commemorate this important day in history, several members of the UW Oshkosh faculty have organized a series of presentations and exhibitions to explore the impact of the Wall and new wor ...
 
Vanessa Fewings is the host of THE ROMANCE SHOW Podcast, part of the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. Vanessa is a USA TODAY bestselling author. Her latest series is The Icon Trilogy, a romantic suspense about Zara Leighton, London’s most brilliant art investigator on the hunt for the notorious thief known as Icon. PERFUME GIRL (stand-alone) is scheduled for a fall release. Vanessa’s previous novels include the bestselling Enthrall Sessions, a romance series spanning eight books abou ...
 
JON HAMMOND Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German Musician: Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. Jon has played professionally since age 12. Beginning as a solo accordionist, he later played Hammond B3 organ in a number of important San Francisco bands. His all original group HADES opened shows for Tower of Power, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Michael Bloomfield. Ed ...
 
Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten features compelling long-form conversations with exceptional thinkers and doers on the most important ideas and issues of our time, and all time. Discussions focus on topics ranging from national security and foreign affairs, to economics and politics and philosophy and culture with a classical Liberal bent and a grounding in history. Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten challenges the prevailing progressive orthodoxy with a contrarian conservative/libertarian counter- ...
 
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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In this first ever episode, I’m speaking to Dr Jennifer Olt, who received her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Sheffield, where she focused her research on signal detection and transmission in the ear. In the podcast we covered that research, how Dr Olt tried to understand how hearing works in zebrafish and how that helped us understand h…
 
John Paul Kleiner chats with the author of Bowling for Communism: Urban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany. Andrew Demshuk. Bowling for Communism illuminates how civic life functioned in Leipzig, East Germany's second-largest city, on the eve of the 1989 revolution by exploring acts of "urban ingenuity" amid catastrophic urban decay. Andrew Demsh…
 
Adrian Jones was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Irish Army in 1983. As a 23 year old officer he served in the United Nations Peacekeeping Force UNIFIL in Southern Lebanon from 1987 to 1988. The Irish battalion consisted of 580 personnel which were rotated every six months, plus almost 100 others in UNIFIL headquarters and the Force Mobile Rese…
 
The EU is India's largest trading partner; India, in turn, is only the EU’s tenth largest trading partner. And despite the two often having expressed an interest in closer trade and political relations, there has been no visible progress made in the last years. Ahead of the EU-India Leaders Summit on 8 May 2021, host Mark Leonard talks to Fréderic …
 
During the 1950s, Britain, France the USA and the USSR all conducted great power politics and diplomacy in the Middle East, competing to court and undermine rising nationalist movements in Egypt, Sudan, Jordan and beyond. This podcast explores the wider context of these interactions and their culmination in the Suez Crisis See acast.com/privacy for…
 
In this episode, we meet Prof. Jutta Bolt to discuss the collaborative effort of the Maddison project, which standardizes international income statistics to compare living standards over time and space. We look at some of Jutta’s research on the relationship between slavery and economic growth, as well as discussing how pre-colonial institutions in…
 
Prior to 1979, Saudi Arabia and Iran, two Muslim monarchies--one Sunni and one Shia--were allied with the US in the Cold War against Communism. The Iranian Revolution changed that, as did the Saudi response to the seizure of the Grand Mosque in Mecca. The two powers began to compete for regional primacy, especially through the export of their versi…
 
A Darker Wave, the best in underground techno, tech house, deep house and anything else we like enough to play in the show, presented by Jacki-E and P-Mac. The guest mix in the second hour is by Rwbel who’s from Madrid. He’s a member of Rösten Beats, a DJ collective. Last year he started his own record label, VK Underground. The mix you’re about to…
 
Amelia Davenport joins Samuel Bowles for a short discussion on his life-long research on global poverty and education. They discuss Bowles's history and how this led to his orientation, his work on education "Schooling in Capitalist America", including what he has changed his mind on, his thoughts about markets, incentives, central planning and cap…
 
Airdate May 2, 2021: Ten years after the death of Osama bin Laden, Fareed examines how political and militant Islam may have lost its allure. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton grades Biden's first 100 days in office, outlines the most effective way to proceed with politics in DC, examines the complex relationship between the U.S. and Russia…
 
There are numerous competing histooriographies of the Stalinist terror, which peaked in 1937. The pretext of the assassination of Kirov, that Stalin may well have had a hand in was simply that, an excuse for Stalin to shore up his own personal power by targeting for the first time the party itself. The disaster of collectivisation and the failure o…
 
In August 1960, a Soviet colonel called Oleg Penkovsky contacted the West to offer to work as a 'soldier warrior for the free world. MI6 and the CIA ran Penkovsky jointly, in an operation that ran through the showdown over Berlin and the Cuban Missile Crisis. He provided crucial intelligence, including photographs of rocket manuals that helped Kenn…
 
A Darker Wave, the best in underground techno, tech house, deep house and anything else we like enough to play in the show, presented by Jacki-E and P-Mac. The guest mix in the second hour is by Heni Ben Abdallah, a techno DJ from Sousse in Tunisia. He’s influenced and inspired by all types of techno and he takes beautiful synth work, ethereal back…
 
Anti communism became a defining aspect of American politics during the 1940s and 1950s, not just for the right wing of the Republican Party, but also for the Democrats and the liberal intelligentsia and journalists the traditionally supported the party. They shifted to the right throughout the period, and whilst some decried McCarthy's methods, ot…
 
The European Commission has published draft proposals that will, if implemented, constitute the most expansive attempt to regulate the use of artificial intelligence. AI is becoming increasingly commonplace and automating jobs previously done by humans. From the algorithms that decide which social media posts to show you, to help desk chatbots capa…
 
While Germany’s long-ruling centre-right parties continue to offer more of the same, the Greens have recently emerged as a serious contender in the run-up to September’s federal elections. Rather than demanding that Germans give up their lifestyles, the Greens are promising to make Germany a better version of itself. But how will this affect German…
 
This is a narration of the first chapter of Lars Lih's excellent book Lenin Rediscovered: What Is to Be Done? In Context. In this chapter, Lih explains how the legacy of figures like Marx, Engels, Lassalle, Kautsky, and others influenced Lenin. There's also a wonderful exploration of how the pre-war SPD served as the original model for the "vanguar…
 
Talking Geopolitics dives deep into Russia’s geopolitics. Chairman George Friedman explains modern Russian foreign policy and the historic attitudes still driving it. Russia expert Ekaterina Zolotova lays out the building blocks of Russian geopolitics. Also, analyst Phillip Orchard explores the future of US-Turkish relations in the wake of Presiden…
 
Rudy joins Zama and Jonathan from Amazonians United to discuss their shop floor alternative which has organized walkouts in Chicago, and started a national fight for PTO. They discuss the way they bond with co-workers on the shop floor, what their next steps are, and how different their organizing looks like to that of RWDSU which organized the Bes…
 
Many people believe if it ain't broke, don't fix it! What if it is broken and you don't know it until it is too late? Please do not allow what you don't know to destroy your most valuable gift in life, your relationships. Gil & Renée are launching their first live ten-week group session. They are calling all singles to join also. The first five wee…
 
Airdate April 18, 2021: Fareed offers his Take on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause and the damage it may have done. Then, Vladimir Putin warned the West this week not to cross Russia’s “red line”. What does that mean? And what to make of the massive build-up of Russia troops on its border with Ukraine? Fareed talks to Radek Sikorsky, the former …
 
70 years ago today would have been the middle of a desperate battle by outnumbered British forces at the battle of the Imjin River in Korea. The Korean War was among the most destructive conflicts of the modern era, and one of the few times when the Cold War turned hot. There were approximately 3 million war fatalities and a larger proportional civ…
 
It’s been a week of tough talk on climate action. President Biden set out US plans for fighting climate change and called on the industrialised world to join his efforts to dramatically slash carbon emissions this decade. The global shift towards a greener world is transforming the way we work and live, but for many the changes are coming at a stee…
 
Our system is not fit to deal with the challenges of the 21st century. This has been laid bare not just by the covid-19 pandemic, but also by the increasing power competition between the US and China, and the blockage and weaponisation of the multilateral system and the current crisis of democracy. Could a new “concert of powers” possibly be the so…
 
In some regions in Bolivia, less than 50 percent of people have reliable access to drinking water. The situation is grave and a solution is needed now. Ivailo Peña from SIE SA speaks about how solar water pumping and water dispensers can; and are, serving as a solution to this problem which is positively transforming communities countrywide. Tune i…
 
Destructive cults are usually considered the domain of religious movements. The Left, however, has its own track record of cults. Gus Breslauer sympathetically examines this history in search of the political questions that produce such groups, how they operate, and how to overcome them. Robert Fish reads the article out loud.…
 
Professor Nicholas Crafts discusses some important developments in our interpretations of the Industrial Revolution over recent decades. We discuss how Nick's work, along with that of others, has led to a more sober interpretation of the productivity performance of the British economy during the first Industrial Revolution. Some of the most promine…
 
Margaret Thatcher was deposed by her party in 1990, but the legacy of her ideas in some form lingers on. The Tory Party itself has abandoned any pretence of interest the operating of free markets and is led my the antithesis of her views on social conservatism. Instead of the offspring of a lower middle class shop keeper who values financial pruden…
 
Roger and Rudy join Frank Bardacke, author of Trampling out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers for a discussion on the UFW, its history, its tactics, its structure and its slow loss of relevance. We focus on the boycott as a tactic: how the UFW pioneered the use of boycotts, how winning the 1965-70 Delano grape c…
 
A Darker Wave, the best in underground techno, tech house, deep house and anything else we like enough to play in the show, presented by Jacki-E and P-Mac. Due to technical problems we are unable to bring you our normal show this week. Instead we've put together this special two hour mix. So it's still A Darker Wave and it's still two hours of grea…
 
Mohammed Artan joins us to talk about the history of Islam in Somalia. Mohammed Artan was born in Somalia, raised in the Netherlands, and currently lives in England. He is the director and founder of Looh Press, a publishing company specializing in Islamic, African, and Somali studies resources. Click here to get the show notes for this episode. Cl…
 
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