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Fearless music activists. Savvy tech entrepreneurs. Social disrupters. Into Africa shatters the narratives that dominate U.S. perceptions of Africa. Host Judd Devermont, Africa program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., sits down with policymakers, journalists, academics and other trailblazers in African affairs to shine a spotlight on the faces spearheading cultural, political, and economic change on the continent.
 
Want to learn more about China first-hand, from reporters on the ground? In every episode, we take a deep-dive into a specific topic, mixing independent reporting and exclusive interviews to bring you unique insights into an emerging potential superpower. Now, we’re featuring regular updates on the coronavirus pandemic from across the country. Brought to you by the South China Morning Post.
 
CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.
 
The China Africa Project is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring every aspect of China’s growing engagement with Africa. Through a combination of original content and curation of third-party material from across the Internet, the CAP’s objective is purely informational. None of the blog’s authors or producers have any vested interest in any Chinese or African position.
 
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.
 
Twice a week, this podcast will take you on a smart, direct, sometimes scary, sometimes profane, sometimes hilarious tour of the inner workings of American power and of the impact of our leaders and their policies on our standing in the world. Hosted by noted author and commentator David Rothkopf and featuring regulars Rosa Brooks of Georgetown Law School, Kori Schake of Stanford University and David Sanger of the New York Times, the program will be the lively, smart dinner table conversatio ...
 
Tired of liberals and conservatives screaming partisan talking points? We were, and so we created The Politics Guys as a sane and civil alternative. Each week, a liberal and a conservative talk *to*, not at each other, in an attempt to better understand the week in politics & policy. We're not about scoring cheap partisan points or preaching to the ideological choir. We reject the notion that people who see the world differently are either stupid or evil. Our mission is to promote a shared, ...
 
The AEI Events Podcast gives you a front-row seat to some of the most important events in DC. AEI hosts more than 200 events each year with leading thinkers, politicians, newsmakers, and scholars. Whether you’re in the car or on the go, this podcast lets you listen in so you don’t miss a thing. Listen each week to the full conversations, debates, and speeches hosted by AEI scholars.
 
Covert Contact covers the key national security, intelligence, and technology stories that are shaping our world. Covert Contact is hosted by Blogs of War creator John W. Little. His work and analysis has been featured on the BBC, CNN, CBC, ABC (Australia), PBS Newshour, Fast Company, CBS, and other international media outlets. The Blogs of War Twitter feed, @Blogsofwar, was selected as one of the top Twitter accounts of 2014 by Time magazine.
 
Winston Churchill once said, "To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war." Brad Carson, a former senior defense official and congressman, hosts 'Jaw-Jaw' -- an interview series on the world's greatest geopolitical challenges. Each season focuses on a different challenge and features interviews with the top thinkers and leaders working on that challenge. Our first season is on China. This podcast is brought to you by War on the Rocks (https://warontherocks.com).
 
Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he's joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority ...
 
Tired of entrenched view tribalism and binary debates? A psychologist, a philosopher, and an anthropologist walk into a podcast to air out some echo chambers, and try and a fresh perspective on the most controversial political, social and psychological debates. It's not about Left vs. Right, Us Vs. Them or Good vs. Evil. It's all about dialogue and beyond binary thinking!
 
Join us to keep up on the trends affecting marketing in China! We cover new features in WeChat, Douyin, Baidu, Weibo, Bilbilili and other Chinese platforms. Plus, we'll give a brief overview of the news in Chinese culture, politics and economics, while pointing out the takeaways for marketing teams. Just 35 minutes per week, and you'll be up-to-date! The podcast is new, but we've been blogging on this topic since all the way back in 2008 - before most of the Chinese digital platforms even ex ...
 
China has emerged as one of the 21st century’s most consequential nations, making it more important than ever to understand how the country is governed. True to the name Pekingology, or the study of the political behavior of the People’s Republic of China, this podcast aims to unpack the behavior of the Chinese Communist Party and implications these actions have within China and for U.S.-China relations. Jude Blanchette, the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS, is joined by various expert ...
 
The Munk Debates podcast is an extension of the main stage events - in subject, speaker selection, tone and format. It will introduce the iconic brand - and its engaging debates about significant issues of our time. Audiences will hear strong and passionate arguments from both sides of an issue so they will have enough information to make up their own minds about where they stand.
 
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A.M. Edition for April 23. WSJ's Peter Loftus discusses the blood-clotting concerns surrounding Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine. WSJ's Rochelle Toplensky on the prospect of rising airfares. How to keep children safe on a popular gaming site. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Thank goddess our editor Sarah Brown (she/her) hops from behind the mic to in front of it, because the verdict of the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is in- we react, our honest thoughts, feelings, and what’s next. Then in Broadway news we talk about our Sparkling Diamond Karen Olivio’s departure from Moulin Rouge in protest o…
 
This week we look at the botched Super League attempt, the end of the Castro dynasty, the first flight on Mars, Lindekin spies, China's reporting app, Covid and Abortion, the trial of Derek Chauvin, music from St Georges Chapel, Australian Milkshake consent teaching, American Humanists cancel Dawkins, Incest in New York, Neopronouns, Jane Austin's …
 
While Africa is home to a number of world-class think tanks, very few have deep expertise in China and Asian affairs more broadly. This week, a group of young scholars launched the Afro-Sino Centre for International Relations in Ghana in an effort to help fill that void and provide China-Africa analysis from a distinctly African perspective.AfSCIR …
 
While Africa is home to a number of world-class think tanks, very few have deep expertise in China and Asian affairs more broadly. This week, a group of young scholars launched the Afro-Sino Centre for International Relations in Ghana in an effort to help fill that void and provide China-Africa analysis from a distinctly African perspective. AfSCIR…
 
Today on The Leaders' Brief - As the Myanmar coup heads towards completing two months, the European Union imposed sanctions on 10 of Myanmar’s military leaders, this week. Two giant military conglomerates were also blacklisted by the 27 member bloc. The decision, in line with sanctions imposed by the USA, and the UK, will include asset freezes and …
 
Photo:The Emberá are a riverine people, historically building their houses along the banks of rivers. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: Into Panama's Darién Gap with the Emberá People and the Great Migration. @Michael_Yon. https://www.kpbs.org/news/2021/apr/06/the-mapmaker-whos-saving-lives-in-panamas-pandemic/…
 
Photo: The Emberá, also known in the historical literature as the Chocó or Katío Indians, are an indigenous people of Panama and Colombia. In the Emberá language, the word ẽberá can be used to mean person, man, or indigenous person, depending on the context. Here: A map of the Darién isthmus, 1699. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Bat…
 
Photo: Casablanca Conference, January 14-24, 1943. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill in garden of the presidential villa at Casablanca during the Casablanca conference. U.S. Navy photograp. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Joe Biden is not FDR class. @ConradMBlack @NRO https://www.nat…
 
Photo: Costumes and characters, etc. Family group, Ramallah . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Abbas: "Looking for excuses to avoid an election." Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 https://news.yahoo.com/abbas-weighs-delay-palestinian-parliamentary-143949791.htmlBy John Batchelor
 
Photo: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at the G20 . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "Putin is facing a lot of problems at home." @AnnaBorsh @WashInstitute Anna Borshchevskaya is a senior fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on Russia's policy toward the Middle East. In addition, she is a contributor to Oxford An…
 
Photo: Fighting on the Golan Heights - The Central Intelligence Agency . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Iran-controlled militia camped on the Golan. Serit Zehavi, ALMA. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Sarit Zehavi is the CEO and founder of Alma – a nonprofit and an independent resea…
 
Photo: The Sultan of Morocco on his way to worship in the Kutubia mosque in his capital at Fez. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #JerusalemReport: Expanding levels of Iranian activity in Morocco. @IlanBerman American Foreign Policy Council Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 Ilan Berman is Senior Vice President …
 
Photo: Ruins from A History of the Irish Nation, etc. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow McCotter: "As an Irishman, John, I have never been part of the British Empire." @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/09/end-woke-corporate-extortion/…
 
Photo: New Supreme Court Nominee faces "firing squad." Washington, D.C., Jan. 15, 1938 Shortly after his nomination to the Supreme Court bench was announced today by President Roosevelt, U.S. Solicitor General Stanley F. Reed faces this huge battery of cameras—both sounds and still—at his office in the Justice Department, 1/18/38 . The New John Bat…
 
Photo: Cowboy hero: mural in Sheridan, Wyoming, showing a subject often depicted in the Cowboy State, including on its license plates, of a cowboy aboard a bucking bronco. The movie Shane took place in Wyoming. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Is the GOP waiting for another Shane? @VDHanson @HooverInst https://www.amazon…
 
Photo: Anti Patriotic Federation of Ci-devant Aristocrats / Convened by Discord greeted by Ambition, Hipocrisy and Personal Interest &c.. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Biden:"Talk loudly and carry a switch @VDHanson @HooverInst https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/14/how-to-start-a-war/…
 
Photo: The British Royal Family, 1914-1918. Queen Mary and Queen Alexandra turn to smile for the camera as they look at the work on display during the private view of an exhibition of naval photographs, 21 July 1918. The exhibition is being held at Princes Gallery, Piccadilly. In the background, Princess Mary and King George V (wearing a top hat) c…
 
Photo: National Security Council in the Cabinet Room of the White House; 1974. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Who leaked NSC North Korea detail December 2017? @VictoriaCoates Center for Security Policy. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/apr/20/colin-kahls-loose-lips-sink-ships/…
 
In the wake of the Derek Chauvin verdict, while there was a consensus that a degree of justice was achieved, that a massive job of work remained to end the long history of systemic racism in US law enforcement and throughout society. The question is how do we get there from here? Will government have the courage to stand up to special interests and…
 
Police Are Resigning EN MASSE Over BLM Riots And Democrat Policy, Chauvin Verdict Will Make It WORSE. In A major victory for leftists and black lives matter cops have just had enough. From resignations, mass retirements, and an inability to recruit, police departments across the country are struggling and faltering. As many democrats voice support …
 
Daunte Wright’s aunt: why do we have to keep burying our babies?; Ben Crump: too often “traffic stops end up as deadly sentences”; Funeral for Daunte Wright held in Minneapolis; Two more cities on edge after deadly police shootings; In reversal from Trump-era, Biden vows to slash carbon emissions in half by 2030; White House kicks off Earth day wit…
 
P.M. Edition for April 22: The conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd is renewing calls to address police misconduct. Experts say the conviction could mark a turning point for prosecutions of police. Reporter Zusha Elinson joins host Annmarie Fertoli to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph…
 
Here are the topics Clay covers on this Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 edition of OutKick the Show: Head to https://bit.ly/2OT4X0H​​ for all your betting needs! LeBron deleted tweet Sports media ignore entire LeBron story Mac Jones now favorited to be third overall player taken to the NFL Draft IOC is prohibiting political protesting during the Olympic…
 
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy chat with Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert about their documentary The Six. The film, directed by Jones and produced by James Cameron, focuses on Schwankert’s search for the six Chinese men who survived the sinking of the Titanic on the night of April 14, 1912. Tracing the fate of the men takes Schwankert fr…
 
Joe Biden is approaching his first 100 days in office. How has he fared, and has he delivered on his promise to bring about a return to normalcy? (1:15) Plus, the proposed European Super League wasn’t super after all. The six English teams invited to join the league pulled out earlier this week, and the plans have now been shelved. But will it stil…
 
Traditional broadcasters, daily newspapers, and monthly magazines are struggling to stay afloat as more people turn to non-traditional sources for their news. The likes of Medium, Substack, Twitter, and a seemingly endless series of small independent websites, are building new audiences by offering up news and information tailored to their users’ s…
 
India reported over 15 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as of April 18, 2021. Out of these, over 12.9 million patients had recovered, while 178 thousand cases were fatal. The number of people infected with the virus was growing and the government had swung into action to curtail further spread of the outbreak. Globally, over 14…
 
This week, in the debut edition of the SpyTalk podcast, co-host Jeff Stein talks to the Washington Post’s Joby Warrick about an extraordinary CIA operation in Syria, as told in his new book, Red Line. Jeff and co-host Jeanne Meserve also discuss the Biden administration’s recent expulsion of suspected Russian spies, then Jeanne talks with former NS…
 
Sovereign Wealth Funds come in all shapes and sizes. They act as government-backed investment vehicles. They’re used to fund specific social projects and to act as a nest-egg for future generations. There are currently around 150 in the world with global assets worth in excess of $USD 9 trillion. But are they worth the investment?…
 
President Joe Biden's pick for U.S. ambassador to China has deep ties to the Chinese Communist regime — so deep it seems Nick Burns was representing China's interests. Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin shuts off access to the Black Sea when Biden scotches plans to send in two U.S. Navy destroyers over Russia's meddling in Ukraine. Who's i…
 
A.M Edition for April 22. WSJ's Tim Puko discusses the virtual climate summit scheduled to begin today with world leaders. WSJ's Caitlin Ostroff on how supply-chain disruptions affect small businesses. A look at how corporate swag may change with the times. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
There's a huge question mark at the moment about whether markets are at some sort of important turning point. For instance, we've seen big amounts of fiscal stimulus in the U.S., sparking concerns that inflation might finally return and overturn a decades-long bull run in bonds. So how can investors protect against that scenario and other major inf…
 
Photo: Martian sunset, Spirit rover, 2005. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #HotelMars: Bill Nelson is not a NASA risk-taker. Rand Simberg. Dave Livingston SpaceShow.com https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/bill-nelson-backs-nasa-e2-80-99s-moon-plans-climate-change-work-in-confirmation-hearing/ar-BB1fUqcJ…
 
Today on The Leaders' Brief - The United Kingdom has asked its regulatory authorities to investigate the $40 Billion takeovers of Softbank-owned British chip manufacturer Arm Holdings by American tech firm NVIDIA, creating more complications for the deal. Last September, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank announced it was offloading the British chipmak…
 
Photo: Parliament of India. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow NGO Freedom House demotes India & What is to be done? Sadanand @Dhume @AEI https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-india-still-a-democracy-the-answer-isnt-so-clear-11618525073?mkt_tok=NDc1LVBCUS05NzEAAAF8iTCioxaLTTaYnlmUb8YXeHTLqNxjLtf3or9OHObjlR1W9dcmPjc3x4hjz7ZRiu9P9…
 
Photo: Kashgar road scene, 1870s. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Uyghurs are watching Washington. Nury Turkel. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Nury Turkel, co-founder of the Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, on this: https…
 
Photo: DNA helix. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow PRC DNA thieves target the 2022 Winter Olympics. @CleoPaskal @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Cleo Paskal, non-resident senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. https://nypost.com/2021/04/18/athletes-have-good-reason-to-beware-xi-jinpings-w…
 
Photo: A 10-inch-long ceramic model of the Sierra Nevada Corporation, or SNC, Dream Chaser spacecraft is prepared for high-speed wind tunnel tests at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. The tests measure how much heat the winged vehicle would experience during ascent and re-entry through the atmosphere, including the spacecraft's lower- …
 
Photo: Privae photo, Schoharie Co. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Trump banners displayed, Populism waits for a hero. Salena Zito @DCExaminer Salenazito.com https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/trump-didnt-form-a-populist-coalition-he-was-the-result-of-one…
 
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