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DJ Dray, one of Lebanon leading house music deejays for the past 25 years, with a musical career spent at big and promising clubs in Lebanon and the Middle East. Inspired by international house music Dray is always seeking to spread different genres of House Music, whether deep, techno, uplifting, and melodic.CrossFade Sessions are a mix of uplifting deep, tech, techno, progressive, melodic and vocal house music mixed by DJ Dray from Beirut city, the heart of Lebanon.
 
Alternative Frequencies | غيّر الموجة is a new bilingual podcast by the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies - a Beirut-based, independent, and non-profit research organization - dropping new episodes every Tuesday at 5PM (UTC+3). Recognizing a renewed interest in understanding the factors that led Lebanon into its overlapping crises, and wanting to discuss ways to move forward during these uncertain times, LCPS brings you informed 30-minute conversations with experts, scholars and activists o ...
 
Join hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos as they unpack the week in politics with a California perspective. Featuring interviews with reporters and other insiders involved in the craft of politics—including elected officials, candidates, pollsters, campaign managers, fundraisers, and other political players—Political Breakdown pulls back the curtain to offer an insider’s glimpse at how politics works today.
 
Ali El-Darsa in discussion with international artists. "Conversations" is a podcast focusing on contemporary art practices. Ali El-Darsa, born in Beirut, Lebanon, lives and works between Canada, Germany and Lebanon. He holds a Master of Visual Studies (MVS Studio) from Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Intermedia/Cyberarts from Concordia University, Montréal.
 
True Story Tent is a Middle East-based initiative that brings people together to share and listen to true personal stories. Without the aid of notes, every storyteller stands in front of an audience and shares one true story from their life. In this podcast, we share some of our favorites and speak to the storytellers to get a deeper insight into their stories.
 
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
How was Terry Waite able to build rapport with an Islamic extremist group? After being held captive for nearly four years, the former hostage has spent his life reconciling for peace. He talks to Open University Professor John Wolffe about how his incarceration in Beirut profoundly influenced his view that conflict resolution is rooted in cultural understanding not just religious differences. Terry Waite also discusses how academics could potentially influence politics and policy making.
 
A master-class in personal and professional development, ultra-athlete, wellness evangelist and bestselling author Rich Roll delves deep with the world's brightest and most thought provoking thought leaders to educate, inspire and empower you to unleash your best, most authentic self. More at: https://richroll.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Originally a group of like-minded friends playing each other their favorite tunes, to hosting some of the worlds biggest DJs, Beirut In the Mix has become a Lebanese institution. BITM has built a solid reputation on its ability to stay one step ahead of the game; from modest 2006 beginnings in random venues scattered around Beirut partially ravaged landscape, the events soon picked up a healthy following and, due to popular demand, the successful monthly parties eventually spurned their own ...
 
Radio Free Humanity is a podcast covering news, politics and philosophy from a Marxist-Humanist perspective. It is co-hosted by Brendan Cooney and Andrew Kliman. We intend to release new episodes every two weeks. Radio Free Humanity is sponsored by Marxist-Humanist Initiative (https://www.marxisthumanistinitiative.org), but the views expressed by the co-hosts and guests of Radio Free Humanity are their own. They do not necessarily reflect the views and positions of MHI. Click here for a list ...
 
The Taxcast is a monthly radio show from the Tax Justice Network packed with the latest news, scandal, research and unique analysis of events in the world of financial corruption and tax dodging, exploring the most challenging ethical and economic issues of our times. It features news headlines, unique expert analysis you won't find anywhere else and a mini-documentary.
 
14 months. 30 Banks. An all-access pass into the mind of one of Southern California’s most prolific bank robbers. On the show, Joe Loya - the so-called “Beirut Bandit” - reveals his story of transformation from abusive childhood to prolific bank robber, violent convict, ex-con, writer and ultimately, a reconciled son. Produced by Peabody-Award winning podcaster Ben Adair (The Sterling Affairs, Dr. Death, Reveal) at Western Sound in partnership with Acast Studios.
 
Welcome to MintCast, the official MintPress News podcast hosted by Mnar Muhawesh. MintCast is an interview podcast featuring dissenting voices, independent researchers and journalists the establishment would rather silence.
 
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It’s All Journalism host Michael O’Connell is joined by freelance journalist Lisa Khoury to discuss her new investigative piece, The Real Housemaids of Beirut. She reports on the disturbing abuse of domestic workers and maids in Lebanon who have very little protection or recourse against their employers. Keep up with the latest news about the It's …
 
In a shocking episode we disclose the details behind a number of UK companies, one of which was a prime actor in the blast which destroyed much of Beirut and three others which appear to have been controlled by sanctioned individuals who were alleged to have acted as intermediaries between ISIS and the Syrian government. We also point out the stron…
 
On 4th August last year 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate blew up in a Beirut port warehouse. The explosion killed 200 people, injured thousands, and destroyed the port. Last month the public enquiry into the blast charged four politicians with negligence, including Prime Minister Hassan Diab. BBC Arabic’s Carine Torbey got an exclusive interview wi…
 
Bobsy Gaia grew up in war-torn Beirut and was enlisted as a child soldier in the civil war. An insane journey led him to open the plant-based restaurant chain MANA! which has pioneered the plant-based fast-casual market in Hong Kong since 2012. Join us on patreon for a weekly bonus ep. This week Bobsy talks about his time serving as a child soldier…
 
Tricia was has worn a lot of fitness hats in the city. She was HK's first female professional MMA fighter, CNN referred to her as a fitness guru who helped women break boundaries and she founded the boutique gym Limitless. She's also a core member of the Save HK Fitness movement, trying to rescue the beleaguered industry survive covid. Join us on P…
 
Today we’ll be talking to Rohini Hensman. She is an India-based Sri Lankan labor activist and feminist and an independent scholar whose book “Indefensible: Democracy, Counterrevolution, and the Rhetoric of Anti-Imperialism” I’ve reviewed some years ago, and which will be the topic of our conversation today. In that book, she argues that the apparen…
 
Hitler made his first attempt at seizing power in Germany in 1923, ten years before he eventually became Chancellor. The failed "beer hall putsch" - so named because it started in a beer hall in the southern city of Munich - would become a foundational part of the Nazis' self-mythology. Professor Frank McDonough tells us more.Plus, more Nazis with …
 
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…
 
Brendan and Andrew take a new look at the extensive “notes” that Raya Dunayevskaya made (https://www.marxisthumanistinitiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/RD-on-Coolidge.pdf) in preparation for a May 1946 Workers Party debate with “David Coolidge” (Ernest Rice McKinney) on the “Negro Question.” Coolidge held that class oppression is “primary” wh…
 
Doug thinks he is getting canceled, the problem with people who speak for celebrities and Bobby Caldwell calls in from prison. Doug's new book, "No Encore For The Donkey" available exclusively at Audible.com - https://amzn.to/31uwvO0 Recorded Jan 20th, 2021 at the New FunHouse in Bisbee, AZ with Doug Stanhope (@dougstanhope), Bobby Caldwell (@Notes…
 
Covid-19 restrictions mean that Paris Fashion Week is taking place in the digital sphere. In-the-flesh fashion shows, interviews and parties aren't happening – instead, buyers and journalists get to sit back and watch a series of films via social media. So how are these films made? We spent 72 hours with Louis-Gabriel Nouchi, a young Parisian desig…
 
It has been 10 years since the Egyptian revolution, which forced President Hosni Mubarak from office. But what has happened since? And are the people who were involved in the revolution satisfied with the ways in which the country has changed? Hanan Razek and Reem Fatthelbab of BBC Arabic have been speaking to former protesters to hear their reflec…
 
In the United Arab Emirates, the possession and trafficking of wild animals have been officially banned since 2017. Yet every day on social media, Emirati citizens, particularly royals, post videos where they pose with lions, tigers or cheetahs. In a disaster for biodiversity, these big cats have been turned into status symbols, even more effective…
 
Dee Dee Myers, Director of Governor Gavin Newsom's Office of Business and Economic Development and the former White House Press Secretary for President Bill Clinton, talks to Marisa and Scott about the importance of the White House daily briefing, California's slow distribution of vaccines and the state's economic outlook -- before revisiting her s…
 
This month Naomi Fowler speaks to activist and writer Ben Phillips about how past struggles for justice were won and how we can win them again. We discuss valuable lessons he learned from living and working around the world which he writes about in his book How To Fight Inequality and why that fight needs you. https://uk.bookshop.org/books/how-to-f…
 
Our bodies are comprised of about ten trillion cells. But only half those cells are human. The remainder comprise our microbiome—a vast and complex ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, and fungi that live in or on our bodies. Only now is science beginning to understand the profound impact of these microbes on human health. We choose to believe that we a…
 
Do you give food emojis much thought? If not, perhaps you should. Emily Thomas hears how these tiny digital images can have a big social and economic impact. We reveal who decides which emojis are accepted and how you can propose your very own. Two Venezuelans living in the US explain why their brand new ‘flatbread emoji’ could be one the most sign…
 
We've spent outrageous amounts of time and money trying to engineer the weather out of our lives. We suffer from Climaphobia - not a phobia of extreme weather - just the regular stuff that happens outside your home wherever you may live. Changing peoples' perception is the greatest challenge facing our work to modernise our cities. Understanding wh…
 
On the final Pod Save the World of the Trump presidency, Ben and Tommy talk about Joe Biden’s day-one foreign policy agenda, the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, why the US dropped charges against a Mexican general accused of working with a drug cartel, how Trump is trying to keep his loyalists in the government after he leaves o…
 
In the second part of Political Breakdown's inauguration preview, Scott and Marisa discuss how the Biden Administration will impact policy and politics in the Golden State, with U.S. Senator-designate Alex Padilla, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, former state GOP chair Duf Sundheim and Rep. Anna Eshoo.…
 
The guys welcome comedian/actor/author Duval Culpepper to the show. Randy opens up asking Duval about his background and his journey as a comedy vagabond. Chase tells a story about the fellas breaking balls at an open mic. Duval talks about dating white women, which he authored a book on. The crew dives into a discussion on the current political cl…
 
In the first part of Political Breakdown's inauguration preview, Marisa and Scott discuss the latest safety precautions at the U.S. and California State Capitol buildings, the threat of extremist groups during Joe Biden's first term and how domestic extremism could affect Republican Party politics, with KQED's Katie Orr, USA Today national correspo…
 
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I’m joined by grandmother, Afaf Dabboucy Mikati, for Episode 237 of The Beirut Banyan.For the video edition along with English and Arabic subtitles please click on the following link then CC button:https://youtu.be/K53Ag1A94ZUI love you, tayta. Rest in peace.Afaf Dabboucy Mikati21 Dec 1932 - 14 Jan 2021Special thanks to Sara Hamzeh for quickly putt…
 
Unlike other land mammals, humans are not natural-born swimmers. Our evolutionary ancestors learned for survival. Now it’s one of the most popular activities in the world. So why do we swim? What is it about water that seduces us despite its dangers? A lifelong swimmer reared by swimming parents, this week’s guest couldn’t shake this question. What…
 
The Hong Kong police have made mass arrests of politicians, lawyers, media and a whole bunch of people earlier this month. The author of City On Fire Antony Dapiran rejoins the pod to fill us in on all the bits and pieces we didn't understand. Join us on Patreon, for a weekly bonus episode and other fun stuff: https://www.patreon.com/hohopod…
 
This is the first episode of the year and I wanted us to start this year by talking about silicon valley. Now, I know that this might sound weird, maybe out of context even, but I think we've reached a point where we need to come to terms with the fact that we're all living in a world heavily influenced by what we usually call Big Tech. So Amazon, …
 
In 1954, Puerto Rican militants opened fire in the US House of Representatives, wounding five Congressmen - we hear how the assault was one of many previous attacks on American democracy. Plus, the coup attempt in Spain in 1981, India's first woman lawyer and landing a probe on Titan, one of Saturn's moons.PHOTO: Lolita Lebron and two other Puerto …
 
This week, the Irish Taoiseach described the findings of an official report into decades of abuse of women and children at mother and baby homes as a “dark, difficult and very shameful chapter of very recent Irish history.” The report acknowledged the harsh treatment was supported and condoned by the Irish State and the country’s churches. Those wh…
 
Operation Warp Speed is the name of an ambitious programme put in place by the Trump administration to deliver Covid-19 vaccines across the US. Widely touted during the presidential election campaign and officially rolled out in December, it was supposed to have 20 million people vaccinated by January 1 of this year. But by that date, barely 25 per…
 
Former California Senator Barbara Boxer joins Scott and Marisa to share her reaction to the insurrection at the Capitol last week, the harrowing experiences she's heard from former colleagues and her memories of being in the Senate on September 11th, 2001. Boxer also discusses the House impeachment of President Trump, what to expect from the Biden …
 
I share a piece I recently wrote for L'Orient-Le Jour / L'Orient Today on the principles that matter most.Click below to read the articles in French or English:L'Orient-Le Jour:https://www.lorientlejour.com/article/1246487/ne-faisons-pas-le-deuil-de-la-justice.htmlL'Orient Today:https://today.lorientlejour.com/article/1247158/we-should-not-mourn-ju…
 
It’s All Journalism host Michael O’Connell speaks with Mazin? ?Sidahmed?, founder of the immigration publication Documented. They discuss how WhatsApp has become Documented’s distribution network and why listening to the immigration and refugee community changed the course of his work. Keep up with the latest news about the It's All Journalism podc…
 
Doug interviews Vodka Juicebox and debuts their first song "Unattended". Also, Chad Shank Zooms in and nobody in the FunHouse can do a good British accent. The Vodka Juicebox song "Unattended" used with permission. Doug's new book, "No Encore For The Donkey" available exclusively at Audible.com - https://amzn.to/31uwvO0 Recorded Jan 12th, 2021 at t…
 
When the only road into her town was blocked by a landslide, documentary filmmaker Suzanne Crocker was shocked by how quickly supermarket shelves went bare. It set her mind racing; would her remote Canadian town - just 300km from the Arctic circle - be capable of sustaining itself? She decided to undertake a radical experiment: an entire year of ea…
 
It finally happened. Twitter finally suspended Trump’s account. After the capitol riots on January 6, tech companies such as Google, Apple, and Twitter took the unprecedented step of invoking their first amendment rights and removing several users from their various platforms. I just want to remind everyone that the 1958 Supreme Court Decision in N…
 
The boys open the podcast talking about eating school lunch. They move on to talk about their weekend in CT. Chase describes the special chair in his room. The fellas discuss the insurrection at the Capitol and the ramifications of it going forward, including the Capitol Police investigation, the racial undertones of the riot, and Trump's Twitter b…
 
In this episode of the Janes podcast we talk to Naama Kates, an investigative journalist who researches the involuntary celibate (incel) community. We discuss key concepts that form the incel worldview, where incels are found online, and the violent fringes of the community. Learn more about how Janes can support you and your organisation with soci…
 
Tommy and Ben discuss last week’s violent coup attempt and the call for new domestic terrorism laws, how world leaders are reacting to Trump’s Twitter ban, Netanyahu’s announcement of new Israeli settlements and how Biden should handle it, and all the things Mike Pompeo is trying to screw up for the incoming Biden administration. Then former US amb…
 
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