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One-hour weekly variety show featuring the best in Ukrainian cultural content presented in English - recipes, book reviews, current affairs, historical trivia, proverbs, interviews and plenty of great Ukrainian music! Support the show on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
In the Ukrainian Dialogue podcast Ukrainian leaders talk about features of Russian and Ukrainian societies, reasons for the Russian invasion of Ukraine, its consequences to other countries, ways how the Western community can help to protect values and peace in the world. It is not only analytics and insights but their personal stories of fighting for freedom and dignity. Discussions are held by the leadership dialogue platform of Aspen Institute Kyiv and its International Partners.
 
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The Slavic Connexion

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The Slavic Connexion

The University of Texas at Austin

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A fresh international chat show from The University of Texas at Austin meant to share research, ideas, and culture from the Slavic world and beyond in digestible episodes. Each week we feature faculty, students (both undergraduate and graduate), and speakers of note from other institutions and countries. The Slavic Connexion is a production of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies within the College of Liberal Arts at UT Austin... "It's not typical Texas." The Center fo ...
 
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Radio Diaries

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Radio Diaries

Radio Diaries & Radiotopia

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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
 
This podcast is for individual interviews on the Scott Horton Show. See the Q & A show feed to hear Scott answer listener questions and for the full show archives. Scott Horton is the author of Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, and is the host of the Scott Horton Show podcast. He has conducted over 5,500 interviews with authors, journalists, activists, and whistleblowers on the most important foreign policy issues since 2003.
 
Intelligence Squared is the home of lively debate and deep-dive discussion. To listen ad-free, enjoy exclusive content and early access to new episodes, hit subscribe for a 7-day free trial of IQ2 Extra via Apple Podcasts Subscriptions. Our bonus content includes Bright Sparks: quick-fire Q&As bringing you closer to some of the brightest minds on the planet. First up is Nobel Prize-winning psychologist, Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow. Early access brings you our Friday sh ...
 
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Casablanca ’22

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Casablanca ’22

Regina Revazova & Alexander Chaihorsky

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Hosts Alexander Chaihorsky and Regina Revazova are two refugees from Russia, belong to two generations, served in two armies, saw two wars. A scientist and a journalist, Putin’s classmate one who had to flee Russia because of Putin, watching the Ukrainian tragedy from the safe heaven of the United States.
 
Welcome to the Wonderer's History Podcast. My name is Vlad Zamfira, history and archaeology graduate (MA) from the University of Aberdeen Scotland with a Certificate of Postgraduate Studies also in Venetian and Mediterranean History in the 16th century. History enthusiast, podcast lover and avid historical culture consumer. Focused on the study of Venetian History with additional interest in overall Italian history, Malta, Cyprus, the Ottoman Empire and Spain during Charles V and Phillip II. ...
 
Save Meduza! https://support.meduza.io/en Meduza’s English-language podcast, The Naked Pravda highlights how our top reporting intersects with the wider research and expertise that exists about Russia. The broader context of Meduza’s in-depth, original journalism isn’t always clear, which is where this show comes in. Here you’ll hear from the world’s community of Russia experts, activists, and reporters about issues that are at the heart of Meduza’s stories and crucial to major events in and ...
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Controversies in Church History a podcast by Darrick Taylor, adjunct profess of history at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. It focuses on controversial issues in the history of the Catholic Church. Designed for Catholics but accessible for anyone interested in history, it balances storytelling with an academic sensibility. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/churchcontroversies/support
 
*** Named a best podcast of 2021 by Time, Vulture, Esquire and The Atlantic. *** Each Tuesday and Friday, Ezra Klein invites you into a conversation on something that matters. How do we address climate change if the political system fails to act? Has the logic of markets infiltrated too many aspects of our lives? What is the future of the Republican Party? What do psychedelics teach us about consciousness? What does sci-fi understand about our present that we miss? Can our food system be jus ...
 
“Did the war end?” is just one of the millions of questions every Ukrainian has been asking since Russia began its all-out war on Feb. 24, 2022. On this podcast, three young Ukrainians will try to answer some of them. How did we get from 2014 to here? Is it time to call this a genocide? What is life like under Russian occupation? Join us as we chat with experts, journalists, and other Ukrainians to understand every aspect of the war that changed our lives, and is shaping history.
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
TFN's The Debrief takes a weekly look behind the most interesting stories to come out of Poland. Join host John Beauchamp as he takes a closer look into what's making Poland tick, whether it’s business, social issues, history, or simply something weird and wonderful.
 
Using what I have learned to help both myself and others with IGCSE, AS and A-Level History revision. Check out my website for notes: https://www.historyfromonestudenttoanother.com If you have any suggestions or questions, please fill in this Google Form: https://www.historyfromonestudenttoanother.com/feedback Support me here: www.historyfromonestudenttoanother.com/donate Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/from1student2another-hist/message Twitter: historyF1S2A IG: from1student2anoth ...
 
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In the midst of the ongoing war between the Russian Federation and Ukraine, it is vital that the lay-educated public understand the historical origins of the conflict. It is with this in mind, that this episode of ‘Arguing History’, takes a look at the subject of ‘Ukrainian Nationalism and the Russian / Soviet state’. To guide us in this intricate …
 
When President Abiy Ahmed came to power in Ethiopia he was seen as a reformer who was heralding a new era of hope. In 2019 he was even awarded the Nobel Peace prize. But less than a year later he ordered a military offensive against regional forces in Tigray in the north of the country. He said he did so in response to an attack on a military base …
 
Former President Trump’s risk of criminal prosecution may be rising now after a former White House aide provided explosive public testimony about Trump’s erratic behavior on January 6th. A senior Republican is now predicting indictments. Also tonight, NATO moves to expand its membership and strengthen its forces in Europe. To learn more about how C…
 
The end of abortion in 26 states will be deadly for many poor women, especially poor women of color. Law professor Michele Goodwin explains, reviewing the history of forced pregnancy under the slave regime in antebellum America, and how it was banned by the 13th Amendment’s prohibition of “involuntary servitude.” Also: How will the war in Ukraine e…
 
Curator Ekow Eshun on creating In The Black Fantastic: the UK’s first major exhibition dedicated to the work of Black artists who use fantastical elements to address racial injustice and explore alternative realities.With works from 11 contemporary artists from the African diaspora, it delves into myth, science fiction, traditions, and the legacy o…
 
Creator and host of "The Stacks" Traci Thomas shares some summer reading suggestions. And, best-selling author Xiran Jay Zhao talks about their latest book, "Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor. It centers around a gay Chinese American boy who discovers he was born to host the spirit of the first Chinese emperor.…
 
The Environmental Protection Agency now says there is no safe amount of the "forever chemical" PFAS in drinking water. WHQR's Kelly Kenoyer explains how the warning is playing out at a North Carolina chemical plant. And, Katy Sewall of "The Bittersweet Life" podcast shares an essay on the impossible challenge of looking objectively at a much-loved …
 
How can the further partnership between Ukraine and the European Union develop? How could the rebuilding of Ukraine be funded? What narratives does Russian propaganda use in Romania and other European countries? Alona Shkrum, member of Parliament of Ukraine, Natalie Jaresko, Chairperson of the Aspen Institute Kyiv Supervisory Board and the Minister…
 
In recent years China has been accused of committing crimes against humanity and possibly genocide against the Uyghur ethnic group in the northwestern region of Xinjiang province. Nury Turkel was born in a re-education camp in Kashgar, Xinjiang in 1970. In 1995 he had the opportunity to leave China as a student and was never to return to his home a…
 
Beginning in 1955, West Germany recruited millions of people as guest workers from Yugoslavia, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, and especially Turkey. This labor force was essential to creating the postwar German economic miracle. Employers fantasized that foreign "guest workers" would provide labor power in their prime productive years without havi…
 
Half a century after the Holocaust, on European soil, Bosnian Serbs orchestrated a system of concentration camps where they subjected their Bosniak Muslim and Bosnian Croat neighbors to torture, abuse, and killing. Foreign journalists exposed the horrors of the camps in the summer of 1992, sparking worldwide outrage. This exposure, however, did not…
 
Half a century after the Holocaust, on European soil, Bosnian Serbs orchestrated a system of concentration camps where they subjected their Bosniak Muslim and Bosnian Croat neighbors to torture, abuse, and killing. Foreign journalists exposed the horrors of the camps in the summer of 1992, sparking worldwide outrage. This exposure, however, did not…
 
The civil war in Yemen has going on since 2014. Noria al-Hossini, Communications Director of Mwatana for Human Rights, discusses the war and the numerous human right violations that have occurred and are occurring in it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnet…
 
The Families' Civil War: Black Soldiers and the Fight for Racial Justice (U Georgia Press, 2022) tells the stories of freeborn northern African Americans in Philadelphia struggling to maintain families while fighting against racial discrimination. Taking a long view, from 1850 to the 1920s, Holly A. Pinheiro Jr. shows how Civil War military service…
 
Half a century after the Holocaust, on European soil, Bosnian Serbs orchestrated a system of concentration camps where they subjected their Bosniak Muslim and Bosnian Croat neighbors to torture, abuse, and killing. Foreign journalists exposed the horrors of the camps in the summer of 1992, sparking worldwide outrage. This exposure, however, did not…
 
A former White House aide paints a portrait of then President Trump unhinged and raging on January 6th even when told many of his supporters were armed and violence could be imminent. Today’s testimony and evidence raises questions about Trump’s state of mind and potential criminal liability. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, v…
 
During Tuesday’s Jan. 6 committee hearing, White House Aide Cassidy Hutchinson described former President Donald Trump throwing his lunch at the wall. Primaries in multiple states nationwide including in Colorado, Illinois, and Mississippi are underway, coming days after the reversal of Roe v. Wade. NBC News National Political Correspondent Steve K…
 
Arthur Hughes, known for his roles in The Archers, in which he plays Ruairi, and the BBC2 drama Then Barbara Met Alan, details the significance of his portrayal as Richard III in the new RSC production as a disabled actor. Earlier this month the literary world was shocked by the announcement that after 50 years the Costa Book Awards, formerly the W…
 
Diablo: Immortal has raked in a reported $24 million in its first two weeks as a free, downloadable game. However, some people say their business model tricks users into spending money. Polygon's Maddy Myers joins us. And, a law, that takes effect on June 6 in Florida that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, is being challenged on religious grounds…
 
Scott interviews Antiwar.com News Editor Dave Decamp about the recent developments in Eastern Europe. First, they examine Lithuania closing the easement into Russia’s Kaliningrad territory. The move is a dramatic escalation that Scott and Decamp say points to the dangers of war guarantees. Next, they turn to the recent report in the New York Times …
 
On Friday, a Supreme Court majority voted to overturn Roe v. Wade. On Sunday, we released an episode with Dahlia Lithwick that goes through the court’s decision in detail, and we will continue to come out with new episodes on the ruling — and its vast implications — in the days and weeks to come. Today, we’re re-airing an episode that we originally…
 
Today I talked to Claire Bellerjeau about her book (co-authored with Tiffany Yecke Brooks) Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth (Lyons Press, 2021). In January 1785, a young African American woman named Elizabeth was put on board the Lucretia in New York Harbor, bound for Charleston, where she…
 
Thousands of Ukrainians are fleeing to Israel – joining a million-plus former Soviets who have already moved to this Middle Eastern nation, with profound consequences for both Israel and the region. Tim Samuels investigates this very modern ‘exodus’ of Jews, once again running from Eastern Europe, a journey so many of their ancestors made before. H…
 
A new January 6th select committee hearing has been unexpectedly announced for tomorrow. What new evidence prompted this sudden change? Also, local officials now report multiple fatalities and at least 50 injuries after an Amtrak train derailed in northern Missouri. Then, protests spread across the United States as more states outlaw abortion. To l…
 
The fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe resets the calculus in Washington and in key races across the country. Josh Lederman and Dasha Burns report. Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) explains why she signed two letters calling on the White House to do more on abortion. Pete Williams shares the latest in the court battles over state…
 
Rep. Ocasio- Cortez (D-N.Y.) joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview to discuss the Democratic Party’s role in the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark) talks about what the Supreme Court decision means for his state. Rep. Schiff (D-Calif), member of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United …
 
Japan entered the 1960s on a bad note. The ANPO protests, the resignation of Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi and finally the assassination of Inejiro Asanuma. However Japan would make a complete turn around by the mid 60s becoming one of the most successful nations in the world. This episode covers the legacy of Nobusuke Kishi and Japan's transformat…
 
Playwright and BAFTA winning screenwriter Stephen Beresford has returned to writing for the stage with The Southbury Child, a co-production between The Chichester Festival Theatre and The Bridge Theatre in London. Stephen joins Samira to discuss his state of the nation play, focusing on a charismatic vicar at the centre of a controversy, in a Dartm…
 
Kathy Gunst's three new recipes are all herb-forward ("herbaceous" as chefs might say) as well as a guide to some of her favorite herbs. And, earlier this month, Google engineer Blake Lemoine claimed the company's artificial intelligence had achieved sentience. While Lemoine's claims made waves online, many experts are pretty skeptical. University …
 
Many economists are talking about the threat of a possible recession within the next year. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins us. And, while there have been many advances in HIV treatment and prevention, advocates say there are still barriers to treatment, particularly in Black and Latino communities. Colorado Public Radio's Vic Vela …
 
Christopher Blattman is an economist, political scientist and Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies at The University of Chicago. His new book is Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Paths to Peace, which explores why societies turn to violence and how poverty and oppression often go hand in hand with conflict. Chris's work has …
 
Scott is joined by journalist and author Ramzy Baroud to discuss the deterioration of Israeli Politics and the war in Mali. Israel will hold its fifth election in four years after yet another failure to form a government. Baroud gives some background on Israel’s issues and explains why they show that the ideals of its founders have collapsed. Scott…
 
When the New Yorker staff writer Andrew Marantz first heard that the Conservative Political Action Conference, the flagship event of the American conservative movement, was holding a meeting in Hungary, he thought it might be a joke. “A lot of people have worried for a few years now that the Republican Party is becoming more ambivalent about certai…
 
In Proscribing Peace: How Listing Armed Groups as Terrorists Hurts Negotiations (Manchester UP, 2021), Dr. Sophie Haspeslagh offers a systematic examination of the impact of proscription on peace negotiations. With rare access to actors during the Colombian negotiations with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia People's Army (FARC), Dr. Haspe…
 
In Proscribing Peace: How Listing Armed Groups as Terrorists Hurts Negotiations (Manchester UP, 2021), Dr. Sophie Haspeslagh offers a systematic examination of the impact of proscription on peace negotiations. With rare access to actors during the Colombian negotiations with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia People's Army (FARC), Dr. Haspe…
 
By Davy CrockettOn March 3, 1879, at the Fifth Regiment Armory in New York City, during Peter Van Ness’ attempt to walk 2,000 half-miles in 2,000 consecutive half-hours, one of the most shocking events in ultrarunning history took place. Van Ness, sleep deprived, drunk, and in intense pain, got hold of a gun and shot his trainer, Joseph Burgoine, i…
 
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