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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.
 
Hosted by Joshua Dummer and the cream of Caixin's journalists this is your one stop shop for everything you need to know about China, the world of business and the economy. Tune in for our an award-winning finance, economics, and investigative journalism straight from China's most respected newsroom.
 
China Stories from the Sinica Network on SupChina brings you audio narration of the best articles and op-eds appearing in Sixth Tone, Caixin Global, The Wire China, Week in China, The World of Chinese, Protocol China, and of course SupChina. Subscribe to the podcast and you can listen to features on the go, with narrators who won’t butcher the pronunciation of Chinese names and words.
 
More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, Christopher Bedford, and Emily Jashinsky, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and the news of the day. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review! Follow Federalist Radio Hour on Twitter (https://twitter.com/fdrlst).
 
"Today" is a topical current affairs magazine show. With in-depth panel discussions on domestic and global news and current affairs, Today gives you the story behind the headlines. Our expert guests share their views and debate the issues. While the 2nd Hour discusses the hot news of the day around the globe. A locally produced program with a distinctly international flavour.
 
The modern world can be a dizzying experience. Hear two long-time Beijing residents from the gritty Hutongs, life coach Dalida and screenwriter Jordan, talk about their strategies, methods and sometimes their wisdom in creating their own compass that helped them navigate their own path.
 
The most convenient way to learn Cantonese the way it is actually spoken and used. Start with our basic lessons, and in no time you'll be listening to music, watching films and television and engaging in the actual language. With free daily podcasts, a vibrant community, online study tools and much more, PopupCantonese is the most powerful and personal way to learn mandarin.
 
Worldwide Exchange delivers essential, actionable information and analysis for anyone who wants to be part of the global business conversation. Anchor Brian Sullivan informs viewers about business stories that have global significance. The conversations include analysis of business and investor trends in international markets. Covering local stories with international significance. Available to listen each morning.
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
China's most popular internet show follows the adventures of Su Fei as she looks for love in Beijing and meets lots of interesting characters along the way. Also other cool content about China, Chinese youth culture and music and interviews with notables, both Chinese and Expat. Features audio and video content.
 
The American Enterprise Institute’s Danielle Pletka and Marc Thiessen address the questions we’re all asking in their podcast, “What the Hell Is Going On?” In conversational, informative and irreverent episodes, Pletka and Thiessen interview policymakers and experts, asking tough, probing questions about the most important foreign policy and security challenges facing the world today.
 
Out of Boundz is a passion project dedicated to giving the listeners the average Joe perspective from a group of people who are classified as anything but casual fans. From the wide world of sports to the red carpet and everything in between come and join host Joe McDonnell and a rotating round of co-hosts as they do the deep diving for you and you get all the tidbits of information delivered right to your ears!
 
Those who face the greatest adversity tell the most enlightening stories. Hall of Fame Paralympic athlete, the first “nearly unassisted” paraplegic to summit Mt Kilimanjaro and the founder of One Revolution Foundation Chris Waddell chats with members of the adaptive community regarding some of life’s most enduring questions: am I a victim or a survivor, is the situation overwhelming or a challenge, am I alone or part of a team and do I have one strategy or many? One Revolution’s Nametags Edu ...
 
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A prominent businessman and media tycoon has been jailed for one year by Chinese authorities for organizing and taking part in the unauthorized demonstrations which swept across Hong Kong in 2019 and 2020. On Friday, Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong billionaire and media tycoon was sentenced to one year in prison. The 73-year-old was one of nine in court on …
 
Photo: A female bully, portrayed in the 1917 silent film Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Beijing is pleased by its bullying of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Anchorage and after. Weifeng Zhong @Mercatus https://thedispatch.com/p/hong-kong-isnt-an-endgame-for-china…
 
On April 16, PBS’s Great Performances will broadcast the world premiere of the documentary Beethoven in Beijing, which tells the story of classical music in China over the last half century through the lens of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s storied relationship with the country, from its first performances in the P.R.C. in 1973 until its most recent …
 
Five years ago travel writer and journalist Jonathan Chatwin set out on a 30 kilometre walk along Beijing’s Chang An Jie, Long Peace Street, from its western point at the former site of Shougang Iron and Steel to its eastern terminus, the Sihui East subway stop. The result was a book - Long Peace Street - that’s party history, part travelogue. The …
 
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the successor to Hubble, could detect signs of life on other planets within the next five to 10 years, according to Caprice Phillips, a PhD student at the Ohio State University. Due to launch in October 2021 after years of delays, the new cutting-edge telescope could allow humanity to detect life signs on d…
 
The massive outage affecting Twitter continues, with users around the world getting error messages saying “something went wrong” and being unable to log in. Twitter’s team says it’s investigating a “possible system irregularity.” Twitter users first experienced problems logging in and loading tweets on Friday night. Amid tens of thousands of error …
 
Iran has warned Kiev against making unsubstantiated claims about the downing of a Ukrainian airliner last year, after its security chief suggested Tehran had attacked the plane on purpose. Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement that it was regrettable that Ukrainian officials continue to make “vague political remarks” abou…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1971.This item consists of a black and white photograph taken from the surface of the moon during the Apollo 14 mission. Lunar Roving Vehicle Documents The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Surprise SpaceX to the surface of the moon for $2.89 B fixed price. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBl…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1944.Canadian Forces in Italy 1944 Gunner Howard Potter has a shave near his 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun, while other members of the crew scan the skies over Ortona, January 1944. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow John Bolton on Afghanistan, Russia, Ukraine, China, Taiwan.@Amb…
 
In recent months, safety incidents in the mining sector have burst back into the headlines, sparking fresh concerns about the risks facing the industry Read the article by Qin Jianxing, Feng Huamei and Han Wei: https://www.caixinglobal.com/2021-02-12/in-depth-chinas-unfinished-fight-for-mine-safety-101663298.html Narrated by Heather Mowbray.…
 
Photo: San Juan, Puerto Rico. Children living in the huge slum area known as "El Fangitto." Improvised "bridges" have been constructed throughout the area as the only means of walking about without wading through the mud, which is very often waist high . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Rio Grande Valley: "Lots and lots …
 
Photo: Nineteenth century: The Bosses of the Senate . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "He wants to outdo his former boss, President Obama." @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/08/bidens-chamber-of-confected-hatreds/By John Batchelor
 
Photo: Lyndon Johnson shared a room and a bed with his younger brother Sam while growing up in Johnson City. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #SmallBusinessAmerica: When Ben Franklin and John Adams argued over an open window as the grumpy pair slept in the only bed, 1776. @GeneMarks https://www.theguardian.com/business…
 
Photo: Prosperity at home, prestige abroad — McKinley . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #SmallBusinessAmerica: Jobs, housing and manufacturing rising for small business prosperity. @GeneMarks https://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2021/04/weekly-initial-unemployment-claims_15.html https://nahbnow.com/2021/04/builder-confide…
 
Photo: Powder sample, containing (as two main ingredients): mannitol (62%), fentanyl (23%). Quoting from the source: "The exhibit was seized by a Lake County Deputy Sheriff from the floor of a gas station restroom in Painesville, [Ohio]." . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: Fentanyl seized at the Border. Lo…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1941.Robot at machine fair in Jaarbeurs Utrecht, the Netherlands (1941). Photo by unknown photographer from Stapf Bilderdienst The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #TheScalaReport: The Three Laws of Robotics and the future of AI at work. Chris Riegel: @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE https:/…
 
Photo: Triumph of Chastity: unicorns draw a carriage bearing a female figure seated next to a sphinx and holding a standard, Vestal virgins walk behind the carriage, round temple of Vesta at right, from the series 'The Triumphs of Petrarch' . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #CivilWar?: The Roman Pontificate, the Vestal …
 
Photo: A Progress spacecraft is visible docked to the Zvezda . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow ISS Zvezda is a fail; & What is to be done? Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/russia-to-build-own-space-station-admits-zvezda-is-failing/…
 
Photo: New Shepard Crew Capsule after landing. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow What is the progress of Bezo's Blue Origen's New Shephard? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/blue-origin-completes-another-unmanned-suborbital-test-flight-of-new-shepard/…
 
Canada's Ontario province is setting up checkpoints at its borders with neighboring Manitoba and Quebec to turn away non-essential travelers, further curtailing personal freedoms in the name of fighting the spread of Covid-19. The new travel restrictions will take effect on April 19, and only people who need to enter Ontario to work, receive medica…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1900. St. James Mission was an Episcopal mission established in Alaska, near the confluence of the Tanana and Yukon Rivers. The point of land between the rivers had been a historic trading place for Athabascan peoples. Built over the years between 1887 and 1900, the site grew to include a school, hospita…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1900-1950. Captioned "In the miners' boarding house." Miners around a table at the end of the meal, which looks to have been a pretty good spread. Probably in the Klondike region, given its placement in the book. Note the very simple and light construction of the building. The New John Batchelor Show CBS…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1856-1936. Celebration, Metlakahtla. Alaska. Church visible in background on left. - NARA - 297977 The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/4: Adapt and Be Adept: Market Responses to Climate Change Paperback – April 1, 2021.by Terry Anderson (Editor) https://www.amazon.com/Adapt-Be-A…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900. Wrangell, Alaska. View of Wrangell and Harbor - NARA - 298730 The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/4: Adapt and Be Adept: Market Responses to Climate Change Paperback – April 1, 2021.by Terry Anderson (Editor) https://www.amazon.com/Adapt-Be-Adept-Responses-Climate/dp/08179…
 
A survivor of multiple rapes, Sisi’s horrific abuse shocked China and presaged a wave of reforms to protect minors. But her own trauma has yet to fade. Read the article by Ni Dandan: https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1007143/confronting-chinas-child-sex-abuse-crisis-the-story-of-sisi Narrated by Sarah Kukatulos.…
 
The Nokia 1110 can barely do more than send texts. But in 2009, it was the author's only lifeline to the people of Taigu, a small rural town where he taught English. Read the article by Daniel Tam-Claiborne: https://supchina.com/2021/03/30/how-a-dated-cell-phone-challenged-everything-i-knew-about-china/ Narrated by Daniel Tam-Claiborne.…
 
Cuban Communist Party leader Raul Castro has announced that he is stepping down and handing leadership to a younger generation "full of passion and anti-imperialist spirit." The Castro family has led the party since 1961. “As I live I will be ready with my foot in the stirrups to defend the fatherland, the revolution and socialism," Castro told par…
 
On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, Senior Editor Christopher Bedford and Assistant Editor Kylee Zempel join Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss the dangers of vaccine passports and how Republican politicians should respond to them. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/federalist-ra…
 
Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on MPs to pass legislation giving the federal government power to impose Covid restrictions on Germany’s states, after officials criticized the slow response of some regions to soaring cases. Speaking to parliamentarians on Friday, the German leader declared that “the situation is serious, very serious, and we ne…
 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has received her first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 just days after her government agreed a new age limit on the beleaguered jab over blood clot concerns. The chancellor, 66, received the British-Swedish company’s jab on Friday in a vaccination center in Berlin’s former Tempelhof airport. Kanzleri…
 
The Chilean Ministry of Health has released real-world data from its use of the Covid-19 vaccine, developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac, which suggests the jab is less effective than its peers. In a briefing and infographic published on Friday, the ministry said its data proved the CoronaVac jab to be 67% effective in preventing symptoma…
 
The head of an inquiry into the now-defunct Cypriot citizenship by investment program has said that more than half of all the passports doled out by the government in Nicosia were illegal under EU law. Speaking to reporters on Friday, Myron Nicolatos, who chaired the inquiry, said the interim report had been handed to Attorney-General Giorgos Savvi…
 
France’s minister for industry has said she thinks it will be highly unlikely that the EU will seek new contracts with AstraZeneca and J&J for their Covid vaccines, but says discussions with Pfizer and Moderna have already begun. Speaking on Friday to BFMTV, Minister for Industry Agnes Pannier-Runacher gave a frank assessment of the EU’s attitude t…
 
Iran has produced 60%-enriched uranium at its Natanz nuclear facility, country’s senior officials have said. The facility was hit by an “act of sabotage” that Tehran blamed on Israel just a few days ago. The news was broken by the speaker of the Iranian parliament, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, on Friday. “I am proud to announce that at 00:40 … Iranian…
 
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has rubbished US suggestions that Beijing isn’t doing enough to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, insisting that Washington has yet to make a proper contribution to combat climate change. Speaking on Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said that the US was not in a position to criticize Beijin…
 
The Dow has made its fourth 1-thousand point gain this year, climbing up to 34,000. We look at where there is still value in the market. Plus, we have a conversation about the mistakes that were made over the past year when it comes to reopening schools. And it’s the last day of bank earnings—they’ve all beat expectations so far. We discuss why wit…
 
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