You’ve read the headlines about refugees and asylum seekers. But behind the statistics are stories. Stories of real people who had to make heartbreaking decisions and perilous journeys to find peace, safety and a life of freedom. Along the Way tells those courageous stories and puts voices and lives to the numbers. Hosted by Richard Belcham, who’s worked with refugee claimants in British Columbia, Canada for the last five years, the voices you hear in Along the Way will resonate long after e ...
Caught in Australia’s campaign to ‘stop the boats’ were 30,000 people who landed, only to enter a legal limbo. Temporary is an eight-part podcast series that showcases stories from those seeking asylum in Australia
Journalists, policymakers, diplomats and scholars discuss under-reported news, trends and topics from around the world. Named by The Guardian as “One of 27 Podcasts to Make You Smarter” Global Dispatches is podcast about foreign policy and world affairs.
Podcast by Episcopal Migration Ministries
Every week, The California Report Magazine takes you on a road trip for the ears: to visit the places and meet the people who make California unique. The in-depth storytelling podcast from the California Report.
In this series of podcasts from the British Refugee Council, we explore the problems facing refugee women in the UK. Many female refugees are seriously traumatized when they arrive, having been raped or tortured in their country of origin. This is a rare chance to hear their stories in their own words.
A daily public radio broadcast program and podcast from PRX and WGBH, hosted by Marco Werman
Since March 2016, Aziz has been reporting from Manus in short 30 second bursts, via WhatsApp messages sent from a smuggled phone. On the day his correspondence kicks off with Michael, he’s already been in detention for 864 days. Aziz tells the inside story – the good and the bad – of a place that consistently features in the headlines. A place some consider a necessary product of a successful border control policy, for others, a stain on Australia’s reputation from which it will never recove ...
Interviews with Scholars of Asian America about their New Books
Hear KUOW and NPR award-winning hosts and reporters from around the globe present some of the nation's best reporting of the day's events, interviews, analysis and reviews.
The Coconuts Podcast delivers impactful, weird, and wonderful reporting by our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, and Bali. Listen to headline news and insightful interviews on matters large and small, designed for people located in – or curious about – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.
Current affairs, media analysis, alternative media.
Get your daily dose of what's happening in New York's North Country, the Adirondacks, Vermont, Canada, and beyond. Host David Sommerstein presents the best stories from North Country Public Radio's award-winning newsroom. You'll hear the most interesting voices on the most important issues in the region. There's even a micro-newscast to keep you up to date. When you miss "going local" in your podcast feed, Story of the Day has you covered. 010329
From Washington State to Washington, D.C., conversations with the politicians, leaders, journalists, academics and thinkers who shape our world. Hosted by Mark Baumgarten
The Response is a podcast series from Shareable.net exploring how to build collective resilience in the wake of disasters The podcast is part of a broader series from Shareable which includes a documentary film, articles, and a book. Find out more at www.shareable.net/the-response
Interviews and feature reports from SBS News.
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centres.
An initiative of UNSW Sydney, Centre for Ideas is a thought-provoking program of events and digital content from the globe's leading thinkers, authors and artists.
The Yarra Institute for Religion and Social Policy is an independent, ecumenical organisation established to conduct research into the implications of Christian social thinking for formulating public policy in Australia, and to teach Christian social thinking and its implications for public policy in Australia. In pursuit of its mission the YIRSP explores how the social values embedded in the Scriptures can shed light on how to tackle current challenges to human wellbeing, including; -issues ...
If you would like attend one of our events please refer to our website www.social policyconnections.com.au. Please feel free to subscribe to our podcast via itunes or via an RSS feed located on our website’s home page, as we will be publishing podcast regularly, free of charge.
There are huge global problems that we hear about on a daily basis, so it’s my goal to explore these with you; to get a deeper understanding of what makes these issues complex, who are the stakeholders involved, and what progress is being made to solve some of these challenges. Together, we’re going to speak with movers and shakers in the business and impact worlds to learn more about their work in creating a better world. We promise to be candid and open to having our views challenged, whil ...
The Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW is the world’s first research centre dedicated to the study of international refugee law. Through high-quality research feeding into public policy debate and legislative reform, the Centre brings a principled, human rights-based approach to refugee law and forced migration in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, and globally. It provides an independent space to connect academics, policymakers and NGOs, and creates an important bridge bet ...
Catholic Podcasts & Online Radio
Host Kara Lynum tackles myths and misconceptions about immigrants and provides listeners with the reality of immigration policy in the United States.
Podcast by Ryerson University
Discussions, debates and interviews on all aspects of the politics of migration. Supported by the Department of Politics and the Migration Research Group, the University of Sheffield. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/politics https://mrg.group.shef.ac.uk/ Questions and suggestions to email@example.com
A podcast about life, faith, and good conversations. This is a podcast created by Young Adults at Narara Valley Baptist Church, but the views expressed within are of the individuals on the podcast and do not necessarily reflect the views of the broader church
The It's Complicated Podcast takes a journalistic view into the problems and stories of applied psychology today. It's Complicated is a platform dedicated to helping you find the right therapist. www.complicated.life/
An ongoing conversation about equality in society, from the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne.
In the Creating Space Project, Ruth Nelson asks women to share a moment from their lives. The moment is used to uncover their personal values and beliefs. From ordinary women, come stories that are real and inspiring.
RSM NHS at 70 is a weekly podcast hosted by Sue Saville to celebrate the 70th anniversary of The National Health Service.Visit https://videos.rsm.ac.uk/ for more.
"Oh Myyy Pod!" explores how social media influences the court of public opinion, both the good and the bad.
Why is this a story? How did we get here? We explain the most interesting and outlandish stories making headlines. Hosted by ABC News journos Yasmin Parry and Will Ockenden.
We all know about the war in Syria, and most of us have an opinion about it, but very few of us have had the opportunity to sit in a refugee’s tent and listen to their story. Refugees’ Stories aims to change that.
We are helping people in Direct Provision and raising awareness for other causes across Ireland & the world. You will hear people's stories, learn what's happening and how you can help these causes and make a difference. Our Instagram has made a big difference in helping people in Direct Provision and helping people in need during the pandemic. . . Check us out @letshelpdirectprovision and join the Lets Help Community!
Hosted by Susan J Sohn, GetRealLive Radio is where great conversation happens. Real People, Real Lives, Real Conversation. Unfiltered, Authentic, Engaging and at times hilarious.
A podcast that celebrates people doing great things in local communities. These are the unsung heros who have started social enterprises or community intiative’s a hope to make the world a better place. Why are these community initiatives so important?What is that drives these people?What are the hurdles they are facing?And is what they’re doing having a real impact? We’ll find out on this episode of ‘All Good In The Hood’
Psychiatry Conversations is a podcasts series aimed primarily at psychiatry trainees and consultant psychiatrists, but also at any others interested in psychiatry and mental health matters. It consists of interviews and conversations with various mental health specialists on a range of topics related to mental illness and health, as well as other historical, cultural, social, political, ethical and philosophical matters. This series is brought to you by Psych Scene Hub: www.psychscenehub.com ...
The Department of Home Affairs has been ordered to pay compensation for breaching the privacy of almost 10,000 asylum seekers. Lawyers say the landmark decision is the first of its kind in Australia.
One of the most daunting immigration challenges facing the Biden administration is what to do about the multitudes of migrants who want asylum protection in the United States.By John Burnett
A new report has warned the cost of annual damages from climate change-induced weather events, could surpass $100 billion by 2038. It comes as some National MPs push for new coal fired power stations in parts of the country.
New South Wales has announced easing of restrictions from this Friday after a number outbreaks were brought under control. The news comes as an advertising campaign promoting the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine was launched today.
Teachers and students are returning to classrooms around Australia this week as another school year begins. SBS takes a look at where they fit into the government's vaccine rollout plan and how authorities plan to keep them safe.
As the US Senate proceeds with the second trial to impeach Donald Trump, President Joe Biden signs several executive actions to dismantle his predecessor's key initiatives, in a bid to tackle the country's racial divide.
The number of coronavirus cases globally has hit 100 million, claiming two million lives.
On Tuesday, President Biden announced a plan to boost the COVID-19 vaccine supply by 20% over the next three weeks and by hundreds of millions of doses by summer.By Pien Huang
More than 200 Americans are dying from drug overdoses daily. Now the Biden administration faces criticism for reportedly delaying a Trump administration policy widely seen as a way to help save lives.By Brian Mann
Tens of thousands of Indian farmers protesting agriculture reforms drove tractors into New Delhi on Tuesday, clashing with police and overshadowing a military parade on a national holiday.By Lauren Frayer
President Biden has picked Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Gensler made a fortune on Wall Street early in his career, but he has since become a tough market watchdog.By Chris Arnold
NPR photographer David Gilkey was killed in Afghanistan while on assignment in June 2016. A new book, Pictures on the Radio, collects some of his most vivid images in one place for the first time.By Quil Lawrence
In a few weeks' time, Australia will begin vaccinating some of its most vulnerable populations against COVID-19.
Australia Day has been marked across the country. The public holiday means many things to many people. Gatherings were smaller than usual, protests were largely peaceful and ceremonial events limited due to restrictions.
Health officials warn coronavirus public health measures will remain indefinitely, despite vaccines being rolled out. The comments come as the size of citizenship gatherings and Australia Day events were reduced due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Meet 23 year old Palawa woman Amber Wright, who hopes to become the first female Indigenous Boxing World Champion.
Vaccination programs and lockdown efforts are in force across the world, with pharmaceutical companies reassuring health authorities vaccines will be effective against new variant strains.
The United Kingdom’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has been widely criticised - the death toll is likely to pass 100,000 in the coming days - but its vaccination program has been a rare success.
Israel agreed to provide Pfizer with a trove of medical data about its citizens in return for COVID-19 vaccine supplies. Some privacy experts there are concerned.By Daniel Estrin
Illinois will be the first state to eliminate all cash bail payments for jail release before trial. Part of a sweeping reform bill, it now awaits the governor's signature. Police say they oppose it.By Cheryl Corley
The House impeachment managers are expected to deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday. The impeachment trial is set to begin in two weeks.By Claudia Grisales
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Bree Fram, a transgender service member and activist, about President Biden's executive order ending the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military.By KUOW Staff
Winners of this year's John Newbery and Randolph Caldecott medals — some of the most prestigious prizes in children's literature — were announced Monday. NPR takes a look at the award-winning books.By Neda Ulaby
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with crisis informatics expert Kate Starbird about whether deplatforming is enough to stop disinformation and violent extremism online.By KUOW Staff
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. He has long downplayed the virus, and his diagnosis comes amid record-high cases and deaths in Mexico.By Carrie Kahn
Almost 900 outstanding Australians have been recognised in this year's Australia Day Honours list, including a former Prime Minister.
The winners of the 2021 Australian of the Year awards are all women from diverse backgrounds. A young woman who advocates for sexual assault survivors, an Aboriginal elder dedicated to cultural independence and education, a social entrepreneur helping women access personal hygiene products and a migrant woman helping others in distress and isolatio…
Peter Gordon calls for disability employment agencies to be held more accountable for failing to help clients. A representative group for people who are blind or visually impaired says it’s not that simple.
Researchers have found that Indigenous Australians are dying of tobacco-related illness and disease at almost twice the rate than was previously thought. Another report shows Indigenous Australians who live in remote and very remote areas have a much lower life expectancy rate than Indigenous Australians in urban areas.…
The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has been provisionally approved for use in Australia. Meanwhile, Australia has temporarily suspended quarantine-free travel for New Zealanders arriving in Australia.
A newly formed coalition of immunisation and technology experts warn that the spread of COVID-19 misinformation on social media could risk Australia's vaccine efforts.
As a new school year begins, debate again emerges about a national school starting age. Currently there is no uniform starting age across Australia and some experts believe educational outcomes could be strengthened if there was.
In a few weeks' time, Australia will begin vaccinating some of its most vulnerable populations against COVID-19. But it is expected to take many more months to vaccinate enough people to achieve an effective level of protection against coronavirus in Australia.
Nigeria has a population of over 200 million people. It is the largest country in Africa. The country is now in the midst of a second wave of COVID infections which is straining an already fragile health system. But Nigerian officials have not been able to secure any doses of any COVID-19 vaccine for their frontline health workers--let alone genera…
Brazilians are calling for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the pandemic, while some in Israel and Europe want restrictions relaxed. Concerns over vaccine supply delays are an increasing source of frustration for health officials.
This week marks one year since COVID-19 was first detected in Australia and to date the nation has recorded more than 28 000 cases. SBS takes a look back at the past 12 months.
Three high school seniors — Bronte Roltsch, Aya Hamza and Madeline Mueller — update NPR's Michel Martin about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their lives and post-graduation plans.By KUOW Staff