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The podcast version of a documentary & interview series on war and inequality from the heart of Empire hosted by Abby Martin. Empire Files is donor-funded, independent and add free. Help keep us going by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/empirefiles. Follow: @EmpireFiles and @AbbyMartin Like: www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
 
Israel Story is an award-winning podcast that tells true stories you won't hear on the news. Hosted by Mishy Harman, the bi-weekly show brings you extraordinary tales about ordinary Israelis. The show is produced in partnership with Tablet Magazine. For Hebrew episodes, see סיפור ישראלי, or go to our website: israelstory.org
 
The Newsmakers is TRT World’s flagship current affairs programme, featuring in-depth reports and interviews with the drivers of the biggest stories of the week. Hosted by award-winning journalist Imran Garda, we go to the heart of every issue, offering unfiltered debates, context and commentary that disrupt conventional perspectives on international affairs. We generate discussion, drive the news agenda and demand accountability from people in power. The Newsmakers is an honest and relevant ...
 
Each week, SpyCast will feature interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (https://www.spymuseum.org/press/press-archive/2020-press-releases/spy-museum-names-andrew-hammon/) , the museum's Historian & Curator. Dr. Hammond specializes in intelligence, diplomatic, and military history, with expertise in the late-Cold War and post-9/11 eras. The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC is home to the world's la ...
 
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Furniture giant Ikea will soon start selling spare parts for its products in a sustainability push. You'll be able to buy items like sofa legs and arm chair covers instead of having to throw the whole thing out. The question is, can selling spare parts for things like furniture and whiteware become common place worldwide? Sustainable Business Netwo…
 
Judith Collins has used her state of the nation speech to extend an olive branch to the Government on housing. The National leader says she supports it taking emergency powers to rezone council land, freeing it up for housing. She says people who can't get a house, expect the Government to get rid of the roadblocks standing in the way National’s ho…
 
Britain's official death toll in the coronavirus pandemic passed 100,000 on Tuesday, a dreaded milestone reached as the government considered imposing hotel quarantines on international travelers to stop new virus variants reaching the country. The government said 100,162 people have died in the pandemic after testing positive for the virus, includ…
 
A speedy vaccine drive has seen Israel move on protecting younger people from Covid-19. It's on track to immunise 2 million people by the end of the month, with a quarter of the population having already received two jabs. The Telegraph's Middle East correspondent James Rothwell told Kate Hawkesby Israel's speediness is partly down to a deal betwee…
 
The past four years have seen momentous developments in Israel, the Palestinian Territories, and American foreign policy. As New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief, David Halbfinger was witness to many of these important stories, which continue to shape events on the ground in the Middle East and the Biden administration’s approach to the Israeli-Pa…
 
I think when it comes to the vaccine and its rollout here, the PM's words are going to catch up with her as reality starts to bite. You can only promise so much for so long, until the facts start getting in the way. Last November we were told New Zealand was front of the queue for the vaccine, remember that? "We're front of the queue." Embarrassing…
 
Will America and its constitution guarantee people their freedoms and rights, or will they be taken away under some claim of being a danger to the public good? Are we living in 1984? Are we experiencing the frightening world of Fahrenheit 451? What now after the American elections, where half the country clings to family and faith, while the other …
 
Hear: The eyewitness Report by the first Rabbi who entered the Nazi Concentration Camp at Bergen Belsen and had to step over 10,000 unburied corpses and then conduct mass burials of thousands at the same time.Listen to: The Court stenographers account of the War Crimes trial of the Nazi Camp doctors and the evidence of the surviving victims on whos…
 
What better way to start developing an Antipodean flavor to SpyCast than to release an episode with Brett Peppler. Aussie Army. Spec Ops. Deputy Director Military Intelligence. AIPIO President. Professor. He’s been around the block, thought about the block, and anticipated what the block might do next (he said he is, "desperately, madly in love wit…
 
At this week’s five-yearly congress there will be pride in the handling of the pandemic—but broader discontent and mounting protests should worry party bigwigs. We ask our education correspondent why so many American schools remain empty and what the long-run costs will be. And differentiating the difficult character of Patricia Highsmith from the …
 
Like everything else in life, stories die. And, more often than not, we are the killers. Today we give you a behind-the-scenes peek into some of the stories you didn't get to hear this year. Skyler Inman produced this episode, and Zev Levi scored it with music from Blue Dot Sessions. Alicia Vergara created the artwork for the episode. The end song,…
 
Ten years ago, Noura Al-Jizawi was a key figure in demonstrations in Syria. She witnessed what she hoped would topple a dictator — but instead erupted in a brutal civil war. Now in exile in Canada, she reflects on the legacy of the Arab Spring, its cost, and why she is still hopeful.
 
There are calls to make the Covid-19 contact tracer app more inclusive, to get people using it again. The number of daily scans on the app has plummeted from 2.5 million in September to around 500,000. The Ministry of Health has confirmed older iPhone and Android models can't use the app's Bluetooth technology. But Auckland University's Dr Andrew C…
 
The emergence of the community case appears to have prompted Australia to immediately suspend its one-way travel bubble with New Zealand for at least 72 hours. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she had told Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison her Government had confidence in its processes. "It is Australia's decision as to how they manage the…
 
Workers along the eastern flank of the country should be prepared for no ordinary day on the tools. Temperatures in the 30s are due for a number of places today, with Christchurch likely to hit a January record of 36 degrees. Occupational hygiene consultant Derek Miller told Kate Hawkesby Kiwis can be caught off guard due to the rarity of such cond…
 
Well we might have some cities like Christchurch basking in 35-degree heat today, but it's not quite the 40 degrees that some Sydneysiders are baking in. Some NSW homes so hot, residents can barely cool them down, especially those on low incomes. One resident was quoted as saying she ‘dreaded summer’ and had to wrap herself in a damp towel with ice…
 
Meme going around facebook: IF YOU ALLOW THE GOVERNMENT TO BREAK THE LAW IN AN EMERGENCY, THEY WILL CREATE EMERGENCIES TO BREAK THE LAW.Ezra Gilbert is the co-organizer of the Parent's & Children Protest, and they are rising up against the closure of the school system. They are expressing the agony of families suffering from Corona lock-downs. Ezra…
 
The arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny—and an exposé he released alleging deep corruption—fuelled vast weekend protests, chipping away at President Vladimir Putin’s legitimacy. Having left the European Union Britain must find a new foreign-policy foothold in the world; we examine its options and its moves so far. And a shocking revelation abou…
 
Parliament is set to resume, the vaccine supply has been interrupted, and a new U.S. president has Alberta's premier seeing red. Matt Galloway discusses all this and more with our national affairs panel: the CBC's Kathleen Petty; Erica Ifill, columnist for the Hill Times in Ottawa; and Emily Rauhala, who covers international issues for the Washingt…
 
Some hospitals fighting COVID-19 in Manaus, Brazil are facing an oxygen shortage, which could lead to dire consequences if they run out. We talk to Pierre Van Heddegem, head of the Doctors Without Borders mission in Brazil; and discuss the global extent of the problem with Leith Greenslade, a health activist and lead co-ordinator of the Every Breat…
 
I was talking to my brother last night. He was about to board his flight from LA to Auckland, he had his negative Covid test in his hot little hand, he sent me pictures of the airport all closed off. Red tape everywhere, barriers, closed doors, the Koru lounge closed, all the shops closed, even the travelators were cordoned off. He said there was a…
 
Police in England have broken up a rave that saw more than 300 people packed under a railway arch in the early hours of Sunday morning. Officers arrived at the party in Hackney, east London, at 1:30 a.m. local time, and said they have issued more than £15,000 to revellers for breaching the UK's lockdown policy. The Metropolitan Police said "numerou…
 
The woman at the centre of the latest Covid scare is quite likely to have contracted the new highly-contagious variant, according to a health expert. Auckland University professor Des Gorman today told Kate Hawkesby it was most likely the 56-year-old Northland woman picked up the infection while she was in managed isolation at the Pullman Hotel. Th…
 
Retired attorney and blog writer, Ted Belman says that Joe Biden is not the President of the United States of America, - or at least, he won't be the president for long. Belman states that the military or national guard that was in the U.S. capitol for the inauguration was because there were massive arrest warrants out for various crimes of Biden, …
 
With female leadership all over the news cycle, join me to explore the Torah's take on female leadership as the key to redemption from the exile and our own spiritual and physical problems. Also come to celebrate Tu B'Shvat, the New Year of the Trees with us.News from the Torah 24JAN2021 - PODCASTBy Israel News Talk Radio
 
A year ago Wuhan imposed a lockdown on its citizens, as reports filtered through of the first human-to-human transmission of a new strain of Coronavirus. A delegation from the World Health Organisation has now arrived in Wuhan to investigate the origins of the outbreak. Robin Brant returned to the wet food market in the city where life has returned…
 
There are signs that the federal government is obstructing humanitarian aid to the war-torn region of Tigray, putting millions of civilians at risk of famine. We draw lessons from Israel’s vaccine rollout to predict what still lies ahead for many countries. And what can be learned by striking a deal with Bali’s larcenous monkeys. For full access to…
 
Ten years ago the self-immolation of a modest fruit seller in Tunisia lit the match that sparked the Arab Spring. A generation of young people experienced a political awakening during that time, but how much of the movement's spirit lives on today? Political science professor at Waterloo University and senior fellow with the Centre for Internationa…
 
The death of a homeless man in Montreal over the weekend has advocates questioning public health policies, as shelters face pressure to reduce capacity, and Quebec's pandemic curfew continues. Raphaël André's death is sparking calls for change in how the province enforces lockdown measures. Jonathan Lebire, shelter coordinator for Projets Autochton…
 
From extra screen time to missing out on sports, many parents are wondering what life in lockdown spells for their kids' physical and mental health. For those answers, and advice about how to support young people during these difficult times, we speak with pediatrician and infectious disease specialist Dr. Anna Banerji, and Dr. Tina Montreuil, an a…
 
Netball New Zealand has confirmed a four-match Constellation Cup series between the Silver Ferns and Australia Diamonds in March. The tournament was originally scheduled for last September before being postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The first two matches on March 2 and 3 will be played in Christchurch, before moving north to Tauranga for t…
 
Host Evan Gottesman speaks with IPF Atid San Francisco Steering Committee member Nathan Kurz about his new book, Jewish Internationalism and Human Rights After the Holocaust, which examines the tension between Jewish human rights advocacy and support for the Israeli government during the Cold War. If you would like to purchase Nathan's book, you ca…
 
Jacinda Ardern is picking out housing as a major theme for her second term in government. The Prime Minister has been discussing her agenda for the year, at Labour's first caucus meeting of the year in Nelson. Herald political reporter Jason Walls has been there. He told Kate Hawkesby Ardern has set the ball rolling on a series of announcements, ba…
 
When it comes to stuff we complain about, the list is long. And now the Commerce Commission has this week come up with some hard data on it. Air NZ topped the list of this country’s most complained about businesses last year. Which is not surprising given the year we had with the chaos brought on by Covid which saw the airline have to shunt people …
 
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