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Fearless music activists. Savvy tech entrepreneurs. Social disrupters. Into Africa shatters the narratives that dominate U.S. perceptions of Africa. Host Judd Devermont, Africa program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., sits down with policymakers, journalists, academics and other trailblazers in African affairs to shine a spotlight on the faces spearheading cultural, political, and economic change on the continent.
 
Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what’s really happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain what’s going on, provide context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his colleagues from ...
 
Hosted by Dan Runde, William A. Schreyer Chair and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, Building the Future explores topics at the intersection of global development, foreign policy, and national security. In each episode, Dan sits down for a discussion with a leading expert from government, the private sector, and international organizations to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the world today.
 
China has emerged as one of the 21st century’s most consequential nations, making it more important than ever to understand how the country is governed. True to the name Pekingology, or the study of the political behavior of the People’s Republic of China, this podcast aims to unpack the behavior of the Chinese Communist Party and implications these actions have within China and for U.S.-China relations. Jude Blanchette, the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS, is joined by various expert ...
 
North Korea is the Impossible State. Each week join the people who know the most about North Korea—The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Victor Cha, Mike Green, and Sue Mi Terry—for an insider's discussion with host H. Andrew Schwartz about the United States’ top national security priority. Email your questions to ImpossibleState@csis.org.
 
Russian Roulette takes a look at the politics, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia through both interviews and lively discussion with experts from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and around the world. Hosted by CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program experts Olga Oliker and Jeffrey Mankoff.
 
ThePrint.in is a news, analysis, opinion & knowledge venture, launched in August 2017 by editor Shekhar Gupta. It is sharply focused on politics and policy, government and governance. Its leadership team includes India’s most experienced & respected journalists with proven track records in the finest news organisations. We are headquartered in New Delhi, & are in the process of building a network across India because we believe in investing in high-quality investigative & questioning journalism.
 
The Little Red Podcast: interviews and chat celebrating China beyond the Beijing beltway. Hosted by Graeme Smith, China studies academic at the Australian National University's Department of Pacific Affairs and Louisa Lim, former China correspondent for the BBC and NPR, now with the Centre for Advancing Journalism at Melbourne University. We are the 2018 winners of podcast of the year in the News & Current Affairs category of the Australian Podcast Awards. Follow us @limlouisa and @GraemeKSm ...
 
Overwatch, an Institute for the Study of War podcast, goes beyond the news headlines to give listeners analysis and commentary on issues related to U.S. national security and American foreign policy. The episodes feature discussions with experts and practitioners to explore what challenges and opportunities lie ahead for the U.S.
 
The story of the Iran nuclear deal; how it came together, how it fell apart, and what that means for the rest of us. Hosted by Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
 
Welcome to the War Studies podcast. We bring you world-leading research from the School of Security Studies at King’s College London, the largest community of scholars in the world dedicated to the study of all aspects of security, defence and international relations. We aim to explore the complex realm of conflict and uncover the challenges at the heart of navigating world affairs and diplomatic relations, because we believe the study of war is fundamental to understanding the world we live ...
 
The “Asia Chessboard” features in-depth conversations with the most prominent strategic thinkers on Asia. CSIS Senior Vice President for Asia and former senior national security council official Michael Green takes the debate beyond the headlines of the day to explore the historical context and inside decision-making process on major geopolitical developments from the Himalayas to the South China Sea. Experience the hard calls and consequential debates that drive US policy towards this criti ...
 
Energy 360 examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy and National Security Program.
 
Each week Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, and Amberin Zaman, Al-Monitor’s Senior Correspondent, interview newsmakers, journalists and thought leaders from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has ...
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
Since its founding in 1992 within the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the Center for the Advanced Study (CASI) has continued to uphold Penn's global reputation as a leading U.S. institution of research in South Asian studies and scholarship on India. CASI's goals are to engage in policy-relevant research focused on the challenges facing contemporary India; to nurture students' interest in contemporary India through interactions with Visiting Scholars and opportun ...
 
Global Security Briefing provides regular insights from leading international experts to help you make sense of the far-reaching changes affecting international security around the globe. Hosted by analysts from RUSI's International Security Studies team, the podcast looks at how the UK can best shape its foreign and security policies in an increasingly dynamic international environment.
 
The CSIS Americas Program podcast looks at the politics and policies of the 35 countries in the Western Hemisphere. It especially focuses on U.S. engagement with the region, whether on trade, diplomacy, or security issues like drugs and terrorism. Guests include top policymakers from the U.S. and other countries.
 
Trade experts Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch break down the buzz around trade, how it affects policy, and how it impacts your day-to-day. The Trade Guys is hosted every week by H. Andrew Schwartz at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. Email your questions to TradeGuys@csis.org.
 
A podcast for people who use English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) in their work environment and want to improve their overall language skills. In each episode, hosts Skip Montreux, Dez Morgan, and Samantha Vega discuss Business news making headlines around the world. Through their discussions, Skip, Dez and Samantha introduce English vocabulary & phrases related to business, review grammar, and identify cultural differences found in International business situations. An excellen ...
 
Interviews with authors of articles from JAMA Psychiatry. JAMA Psychiatry is an international peer-reviewed journal for clinicians, scholars, and research scientists in psychiatry, mental health, behavioral science, and allied fields. JAMA Psychiatry strives to publish original, state-of-the-art studies and commentaries of general interest to clinicians, scholars, and research scientists in the field. The journal seeks to inform and to educate its readers as well as to stimulate debate and f ...
 
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***Please note this podcast is in Spanish! In this third part of the series, the idea is that the speaker talks about the benefits of using Artificial Intelligence to optimize the work of the lawyers in generating the first draft of any legal document that they have to create. *** Please know the podcast is in Spanish only. Moderator: @Rodolfo Chri…
 
The convict was sentenced to life imprisonment in Nov 2003, after a trial court found him guilty. He was granted 3 weeks' furlough in July 2011. Read full article here: https://theprint.in/judiciary/tihar-prisoner-was-granted-furlough-for-3-weeks-in-2011-a-decade-later-he-is-yet-to-surrender/706963/By ThePrint
 
For the first time, astronomers have spotted X-ray radiation coming from behind a black hole, confirming Einstein’s predictions made in his general theory of relativity. ThePrint’s Sandhya Ramesh explains the new findings, the physics behind them, and what relativity predicted about them.By ThePrint
 
Set in the eastern state of Odisha in a district known as the “Somalia of India,” Everyday State and Politics in India: Government in the Backyard in Kalahandi (Routledge 2018) studies a development project in a region iconic for development failure. Drawing on rich fieldwork with a watershed development project in district Kalahandi, anthropologis…
 
On this episode of the Economic and Business History channel I spoke with Dr. Chinmay Tumbe, Assistant Professor of Economics at the Indian Institute of Management. He was Alfred D Chandler Jr. International Visiting Scholar in Business History, Harvard Business School in 2018. Dr, Tumbe has published academic articles in Management and Organizatio…
 
Dubbed the "Billy Sunday of China" for the staggering number of people he led to Christ, John Song has captured the imagination of generations of readers. His story, as it became popular in the West, possessed memorable, if not necessarily true, elements: Song was converted while he studied in New York at Union Theological Seminary in 1927, but his…
 
First, Indian Express’ Tora Agarwala, talks about the ongoing border tensions between Assam and Mizoram, how it has affected the lives of those living in the region, and its latest developments. Next, Indian Express’ Abhishek Angad, talks about the death of the Additional Sessions Judge of Dhanbad Uttam Anand, and why it had led the police to insti…
 
After more than a year of restrictions and online schooling, educators and counselors are focusing on ways to assess the long-term social, emotional and mental impact of the pandemic on school children when they return to the classroom. Christopher Booker reports from Fairfield County, Connecticut as part of our ongoing series, "Roads to Recovery."…
 
Sixteen-year-old Kalief Browder spent three years inside New York City's Rikers Island without being convicted of a crime, enduring two of those years in solitary confinement. He subsequently struggled with his mental health and eventually took his own life. A new exhibition at the artist space "Pioneer Works" in Brooklyn called "Kalief Browder: Th…
 
Rangatahi from across the country gathered in Wellington over the weekend to "reimagine what's possible". The Festival for the Future saw young people come together to discuss new ways to improve the world, from tackling climate change to inequality. Young leaders were also celebrated at an awards ceremony. Wellington teenager Maia Mariner took hom…
 
Advocates are questioning whether new legislation to make conversion therapy a criminal act goes far enough. Justice Minister Kris Faafoi introduced the legislation on Friday after a long campaign to ban the practice. Criminal penalties will extend to up to five years in prison for cases of serious harm caused by the so-called therapy, which encomp…
 
Queensland is now seeing a "rapidly escalating" cluster of Covid-19 cases. Millions of residents spent the weekend under strict stay-at-home orders, after a snap three-day lockdown began on Saturday afternoon, across 11 local government areas in the state's south-east. ABC Brisbane correspondent Jessica Stewart spoke to Susie Ferguson.…
 
Surges in Delta cases across the nation have changed and undone some of the progress made against the COVID-19 pandemic: the CDC has advised fully vaccinated people to remain cautious and even wear masks indoors. Jessica Malaty Rivera, an infectious disease epidemiologist and research fellow at Boston Children's Hospital joins to discuss the potent…
 
Education officials have warned their ministers that students are falling through the cracks because the curriculum does not clearly signal when they need more support. The opposition National Party says the advice proves the Government was wrong to scrap the National Standards programme without any replacement. But the government rejects that. Dep…
 
The return of New Zealand tourists to the Cook Islands has residents in Rarotonga stewing over the impact it is having on the island's iconic Muri Lagoon. A lagoon spokesperson claims 90 percent of Muri's many hotels and resorts rely on sewage systems not fit for purpose in preventing chemical and microbe contamination. Dominic Godfrey reports.…
 
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has formally apologised to Pacific communities hurt by the Dawn Raids in the 1970s. The Dawn Raids resulted in the deportation and prosecution of many Pacific Islanders, even those who remotely looked Pasifika, despite many overstayers at the time being British or American. At a ceremony in Auckland on Sunday the Prime…
 
New Zealand's national housing stock for sale hit a record 14-year low in July. There were just 12,684 homes on the market last month and the national average asking price hit a record high of more than $893,0000. Asking prices in the Central North Island have spiked almost 50 percent from last year. Realestate.co.nz chief executive Sarah Wood spok…
 
ACT Party leader David Seymour is polling ahead of National Party Leader Judith Collins, according to the latest poll numbers from Newshub-Reid. Support for Labour has dropped to 43 percent but National isn't picking up much of that vote, with their numbers up just 1.7 percent. ACT though scored its highest rating in this poll; up 4.2 points to jus…
 
A Tauranga couple have been forced to split up their family so their daughter can access treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy in Australia - treatment that Pharmac won't fund in New Zealand. They are among about ten New Zealand families who have moved countries since 2018 to access treatment for SMA. It comes as the Human Rights Commissioner calls…
 
The Transport Agency plans to fill-in roosts of the critically endangered long-tail bat along the proposed route of the Mt Messenger bypass on State Highway 3, in an effort to force the mammals to relocate. The controversial practice falls outside the scope of Waka Kotahi's application for a Wildlife Act permit which would allow for the incidental …
 
The victorious Black Ferns Sevens are due back home this morning with gold medals in hand. The team beat France in the final to win 26-12 at the Tokyo Olympics. But it's not just their stunning game that's won plaudits - it's also some of their media interviews. Corin Dann spoke to captain Sarah Hirini, who said the team is certainly full of person…
 
Dame Valerie Adams hopes her fourth Olympic medal will inspire her children, her sister and women around the world. Already with two Olympic gold medals and a silver to her name, the 36-year-old New Zealand shot putter completed the set with bronze at her fifth Games in Tokyo yesterday. It makes Dame Valerie just the third women in Olympic history …
 
Pasifika communities in New Zealand are relieved the dark days of the 1970s Dawn Raids are at last being formally acknowledged. Pacific families flocked to Aotearoa to fill a labour shortage, until an economic downturn pitted them as the scapegoat. They were deported and forced out of what they had come to know as home. Nearly 50 years on Prime Min…
 
The popularity of the Labour government's taken a big hit in the latest political poll, as it comes under pressure on a number of fronts including Covid-19 and the cost of housing. The Newshub Reid Research poll has Labour down 9.7 points to 43 percent, with National inching up 1.7 points to 28.7 percent. ACT though scored its highest-ever rating i…
 
A three-day mass vaccination event has wrapped up in south Auckland last night with more than 15,500 people given their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Organisers are calling it an "overwhelming success" and feedback from those getting the jab has been mostly positive. Reporter Chen Liu visited the centre as the weekend event drew to a close.…
 
New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will make history today when she becomes the first openly transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics. Hubbard will compete in the women's 87kg weightlifting category and is one of the favourites to win a medal. She touched down in Japan a few days ago - but has been keeping a low profile ahead of her comp…
 
A new political poll shows support for the Labour Party has taken a dive while the ACT Party - and its leader - is growing in popularity. The latest Newshub-Reid Research poll has Labour down 9.7 points to 43 per cent while the National Party is up 1.7 points to 28.7 per cent. The ACT Party scored its highest rating last night but its leader David …
 
Faster, higher, stronger, the Olympic motto will no doubt be getting a good run in Tokyo. But how much faster and higher can athletes go before humankind hits its peak performance? Former British international athlete and current Teesside University sport and exercise lecturer Jonny Taylor spoke to Corin Dann.…
 
Busy start to week two of the Olympics for New Zealand; Labour drops in latest Newshub - Reid Research poll; Human Rights Commission announces inquiry into housing crisis; Covid-19: Mass vaccination event hits target; Jacinda Ardern delivers apology for Dawn Raids; Tokyo Olympics: Valerie Adams hopes medal will inspire kids; Tokyo Olympics: Black F…
 
This is the audio (40:26, 29.5 MB) of a sermon preached at our Lithuania home church, Klaipėda Free Christian Church, on August 1, 2021. The main text is Ezekiel 20:11-29. If we don’t live by God’s law, the alternative is not “freedom”—it is slavery—either slavery to chaos and disorder, or to human-made law. If we will not say to God, “Let your wil…
 
Stig Brodersen speaks with Reeves Wiedeman and learns the unfiltered story of The Rise and Fall of WeWork and co-founder Adam Neumann. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN: (04:12) How WeWork got started (19:53) How WeWork tried becoming a tech company with a 16-year-old Director of IT (27:29) How Softbank made a $4.4B investment in WeWork on a napkin (35…
 
The federal ban on evictions is set to expire tonight. A last-minute effort by House Dems to extend the moratorium failed late yesterday, and the Supreme Court ruled that the moratorium could not be extended without new legislation from Congress. A Census survey found that as of July 5, roughly 3.6 million people are at risk of eviction in the next…
 
In 2016, Massachusetts voters approved an initiative that required the state to create policies that would bring those disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs into the new legal cannabis industry. Today, minority-owned businesses make up only a small fraction of the hundreds of marijuana dispensaries in the state. Special Correspondent Kira…
 
The World Health Organization said COVID-19 infections are up 80% around the world in the last month, overwhelming health systems in many countries. In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a pivotal study showing fully vaccinated people can spread the delta variant as readily as non-vaccinated people. Amna Nawaz gets th…
 
In our news wrap Friday, newly disclosed documents highlight the pressure from former President Trump on the Justice Department to overturn the 2020 election results. On a second front, the Justice Department directed the Treasury Department to hand over Trump's tax returns to Congress. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to the CDC to take emergen…
 
More than 200 Afghans eligible for special immigrant visas arrived in Virginia Friday. They are the first group of former interpreters -- and their families -- who worked with American soldiers on the ground. They're being evacuated by the Biden administration just weeks before the U.S. withdrawal is complete and as Taliban violence increases. Nick…
 
Judy Woodruff and Nick Schifrin discuss the debilitating medical ailments affecting U.S. diplomatic and intelligence officers in Cuba -- which have become known as Havana Syndrome. Six months in, what steps has the Biden administration taken to aid those affected? PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
A pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison, the first prosecution under Beijing's national security law. Now a new amendment to the city's immigration law takes effect Sunday that China says targets illegal refugees. But as special correspondent Richard Kimber reports, critics say the law's wording is vague …
 
New York Times columnist David Brooks and E.J. Dionne from The Washington Post join Judy Woodruff to discuss the bipartisan infrastructure deal, new information about the delta variant's threat, and the Capitol Police testimony during the Jan. 6 hearings. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
Fast food is a staple of American culture, but in recent decades there has been a new focus on health and wage inequality. Jeffrey Brown talks to author Marcia Chatelain about the complicated history of McDonalds in the Black community: how the fast food giant supported Black franchise owners, but was a trap for unhealthy diets and low wages. It's …
 
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