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Hello Somebody! Senator Nina Turner is back with a powerful podcast that brings together some of her most influential and inspirational friends, as well as everyday people doing good work on behalf of social justice and human rights. The show will touch on fierce themes from perseverance to resistance, Nina and her guests will share, ignite and conspire for better.
 
This biweekly podcast will challenge you to study the issues related to human trafficking, become an educated voice in understanding this global problem, and ultimately make a difference in helping bring it to an end. Sandra Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California and Dave Stachowiak, Board Member of the Center, explore issues in each episode that will help educate you to be a helpful voice in ending human trafficking.
 
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights launched “Pod for the Cause” podcast to expand the conversation on critical civil and human rights challenges of our day: census, justice reform, policing, education, fighting hate & bias, judicial nominations, fair courts, voting rights, media & tech, economic security, immigration, and human rights. Through this expanded dialogue, we want to spur activism that drives change in our communities and country. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show ...
 
Imagine being arrested for taking pictures of a farm, harassed for reading a storybook to children, or jailed for displaying a photograph in a museum. Censorship like this seems unimaginable, but it’s real and happens every day. Bleeped tells these stories. Each episode relives a David and Goliath tale of an individual who triumphed over censorship from a powerful organization, showing that if you’ve been wronged, you can fight back and win! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info ...
 
The Rev. Mark A. Thompson has spent most of his life as a political, civil rights & human rights activist and organizer. He not only has been a part of every major social justice movement & event over the past 35 years, he has also been a radio broadcaster for three decades, and he has spent over 10 years as a television commentator, as well. Mark, hosts Make It Plain, a political, human rights and non-mainstream news podcast. Mark’s lifelong social justice activism intersects with his years ...
 
A show about human rights coming to you every week from the Cambridge Centre of Governance and Human Rights. Tune in each week as our panel explores the rights and wrongs of contemporary politics, joined by fascinating guests from the University of Cambridge and around the world. (All rights reserved, so to speak. Our theme song, "Relative Dimensions", was created by the artificial intelligence at JukeDeck.)
 
Do you ever find yourself saying 'YIKES' about things happening in the world? Climate Change, Human Rights and the messiness of everything going on at the moment can be really overwhelming BUT we want to provide a space to chat about these things and find hope in the midst of it all. Hosted by Mikaela Loach and Josephine Becker, edited by Finlay Mowat. Support us through The YIKES Podcast Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/theyikespodcast Follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/theyi ...
 
Join me every day for Human Rights a Day. It's a journey through 365 Days of Human Rights Celebrations and Tragedies That Inspired Canada and the World. The short 2 minute readings are from my book Steps in the Rights Direction. Meet people who didn't want to be special but chose to stick their neck out and stand up for what they believed and in doing so changed our world. There's still room for you to make a difference. Start each day with something that will inspire and motivate you to tak ...
 
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It defines the fundamental rights of individuals, and exhorts all governments to protect these rights. The UN has translated the document into over three hundred languages and dialects. This audiobook includes readings in 21 languages.
 
The Rights Track podcast gets the hard facts about the human rights challenges facing the world today and aims to get our thinking about human rights on the right track. The podcast is hosted by Professor Todd Landman, a human rights scholar and champion for the advancement of human rights understanding. In Series 6 we're discussing human rights and COVID19. We are in conversation with leading advocates and scholars as we look to learn if and how human rights are under threat as a result of ...
 
Welcome to The Human Rights Podcast from the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Here at the Centre, we are fortunate to be visited each year by an array of world-leading practitioners, researchers and policy-makers in the field of human rights and its associated disciplines. We also have a vibrant community at the ICHR and more broadly in NUI Galway of academic staff, postdoctoral and doctoral scholars, and postgraduate and undergraduate students foc ...
 
If you want to understand how social scientists’ study human behaviour, how industry innovates or want to know more about how they can successfully work together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join our hosts as they engage with anthropologists, other researchers and industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people and how they apply that understanding to advance industry, scholarship and/or ...
 
The Good Practice podcast from Emerald Works is a must-listen for anyone involved in Learning and Development or Human Resources. The weekly show, featuring regular appearances from members of the Emerald Works team, plus the occasional special guest, gets right to the heart of issues affecting the L&D and HR communities. From learning needs analysis and evidence-based practice through to the impact of technology on work and hot topics at industry conferences, get critical insights into the ...
 
WorldAffairs is dedicated to curating conversations across difference, on both global challenges and global solutions. We explore international affairs with the world’s most knowledgeable voices in politics, business, academia, media and technology. Each hour-long episode marries thought-provoking analysis from multiple perspectives to make complex issues relatable. Our expert hosts, former nuclear policy expert Philip Yun, and renowned journalists Ray Suarez and Markos Kounalakis, have only ...
 
Democracy and the rule of law are coming under growing strain , while those who stand up to abuses of power and human rights violations face intimidations and physical attacks. Governments shamelessly mobilise institutions, state-controlled media, as well as organised right-wing groups, to silence and suppress their struggle for freedom. Against the odds, Human Rights Defenders continue their fight and this podcast series aims to relay their voices to the wider world. From activists to acade ...
 
Dive past the headlines in Israel-Palestine to explore the issues and stories other outlets tend to ignore with +972 Magazine writers and local activists, politicians, and experts. +972 Magazine is owned and operated by a group of Israeli and Palestinian journalists, providing fresh, in-depth reporting and analysis directly from the ground in Israel-Palestine. The magazine is committed to human rights, democracy, and freedom of information, and actively opposes the Israeli occupation.
 
LBTY delivers investigative, informative and educational articles covering socioeconomic and international affairs. LBTY Lair subscribers debate on the topics and can share their preferred solutions based on opinions or expertise. Political science, global affairs, international relations, global socioeconomic catastrophes. Right for revolution, individual liberty, freedom, sovereignty, equality, and inclusion. Brought to you through education, information and awareness. In need of solutions ...
 
The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.
 
RightsUp explores the big human rights issues of the day through interviews with experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling the world's most difficult human rights questions. RightsUp is brought to you by the Oxford Human Rights Hub, based in the Law Faculty at the University of Oxford. Music for this podcast is by Rosemary Allmann. (This podcast is distributed under a CC by NC-SA 4.0 license.)
 
The climate crisis, rape culture, the wall—we think the patriarchy has done enough. Introducing “When Feminists Rule the World”, a new podcast series from the Nobel Women’s Initiative and producing partner Mediastyle. Hosted by Nicaraguan-born comedian, Martha Chaves, we’re talking to badass feminist changemakers around the world about the future they are creating. It shouldn’t be groundbreaking. But it is. For more information visit feministsruletheworld.com.
 
The PETA Podcast PETA, the world's largest animal rights organization, is 6.5 million strong and growing. This is the place to find out why. Hear from insiders, thought leaders, activists, investigators, politicians, and others why animals need more than kindness—they have the right not to be abused or exploited in any way. Hosted by Emil Guillermo. Powered by PETA activism.
 
Allies is a podcast that brings together people of diverse backgrounds, ethnicities and experience to talk about the problems facing the world today. We dive head first into issues of race, privilege and the similarities and differences that make life interesting and challenging. It’s awkward, honest and real, the kind of conversations we need now more than ever.
 
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As Israel has lapped the rest of the world in vaccinating its public against COVID-19, NGOs have smeared the country for not similarly vaccinating Palestinians. What- if any- responsibilities does Israel have towards Palestinian healthcare? How do these NGO claims square with international law and signed agreements between Israel and the Palestinia…
 
War criminals and their ilk often evade justice solely because of squabbling over who can be tried where. But a rise in “universal jurisdiction” trials is tightening the net. Recent lockdowns’ hits to global economies are not nearly as deep as they were the first time around; we explore why. And Cambodian rat-catchers reckon with boom and bust. For…
 
Our guest on the podcast this week is Robert van Voren. Robert van Voren is a human rights activist and expert in psychiatry who teaches Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia and at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania. Robert is also executive director of the Human Rights in Mental Health of the Glo…
 
In this episode of the Human Rights Podcast, Niamh Keady-Tabbal speaks with Dr. Ludêk Stavinoha about the role that private consultancy firm, Mckinsey, played in operationalizing EU asylum policy on the Greek islands. Together with Apostolis Fotiadis, Ludêk exposed Mckinsey’s previously unknown involvement in the refugee ‘crisis’ in two investigati…
 
LGBTIQ people are still stigmatised and discriminated against in Uganda because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. They also disproportionately run the risk of becoming victims of violence. In today’s episode we teamed up with Herbert Elvis Ayesiga to find out what is being done to protect LGBTIQ rights in Uganda an…
 
In this episode Matthew Scott, head of our thematic area People on the Move, sits down with UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary. They discuss her work (Jiminez-Damary is the first woman to hold this position, internal displacement, policy and political will and the human rights based app…
 
For months, the domestic terrorist attack on the US Capitol was planned in plain sight on social media. So why weren’t we ready for it? This week, former FBI special agent Michael German explains why the bureau deprioritized the threat posed by white supremacists… and why the Department of Homeland Security says they pose “the most persistent and l…
 
In the last week of his presidency Donald Trump is being purged from the political mainstream. Congress has impeached him again. He has been booted off social media. A major golf tournament has been pulled from one of his courses. How should Donald Trump and his followers be held to account for damaging American democracy? We speak to Elizabeth Neu…
 
After a violent campaign in which the opposition candidate Bobi Wine was extensively intimidated, authorities imposed an internet blackout. President Yoweri Museveni will almost certainly cling to power—a worry for Uganda and the wider region. Wikipedia turns 20 today; we ask how, against long odds, it has survived and grown. And the video game tha…
 
Michael Tomasky, Writer for The Daily Beast, was disturbed by the political theater put on by the Republicans at the impeachment hearings and the amount that still voted to defend Trump. And now as we look ahead to inauguration, Michael weighs the risks in Washington D.C. and beyond as insurrectionists promise to strike again. Executive Producer: A…
 
As Wikipedia turns 20, we ask its founder Jimmy Wales how “the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit” really works. Also, as creator of another tech giant, does he reckon social media is still a force for good? And were some major platforms right to ban President Trump from communicating on them? He also confides his homeschooling tips. Please sub…
 
Subscribe to the LBTY Lair on Den: https://den.social/l/lbty Read and comment on the story on LBTY: https://den.social/l/lbty/sRnVD6rRDu/stateless-rohingyas-of-myanmar-in-never-ending-crisis/ In contemporary times, the Rohingya crisis is one of the largest humanitarian disasters. Over one million ethnic Rohingyas live in the restive Rakhine state o…
 
Some House Republicans broke ranks, joining Democrats to hand President Donald Trump an ignominious distinction. Our deputy editor lays out why the Senate should now convict and remove him. Under South Africa’s ruling ANC party a powerful black middle class bloomed, but the party’s fiscal mismanagement threatens their loyalty. And the boom in “spir…
 
Recorded in August 2020, we're republishing LET'S SLAY THE DRAGON because less has changed than more -- and we need a reminder. On July 27, 2020, Medicare For All, which SNT is a large proponent of, was voted down. She’s pissed, she’s fired up, she’s calling on Jesus to help us rise up, to help us unite, to help us get to a day of reckoning that sa…
 
House Majority Whip James Clyburn shares details from the harrowing lockdown in the Capitol while insurrectionists raged just outside his office doors, and why a House member is now being investigated for assisting the group with navigating the halls of the building. Whip Clyburn also covered yesterday’s vote to impeach Donald Trump for the second …
 
Covid-19 has catalysed scientific advancement and boosted technological optimism. Could innovation be the answer to decades of slowing growth in Western countries? Also, why magnetic tape still reigns supreme in “cold” data storage. And how effective are traditional herbal remedies at treating tropical diseases? Please subscribe to The Economist fo…
 
The two runoff wins in Georgia were wins for all Democrats, and David A. Love, Executive Editor at BlackCommenator.com, gets into what the bigger meaning is for the historic election of Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to the senate. He also discusses his upcoming reporting on the siege of Capitol Hill, where police officers took selfies with in…
 
Dr. Alka Chanda, VP of PETA's Laboratory Investigations Department talks to Emil Guillermo about the terrible conditions at places that sell animals for exploitation. Companies like Moulton Chinchilla Ranch, Oak Hill Genetics, Ruby Fur Farm and the Oakwood Research facilities raise animals for laboratory research. Hard to imagine there's a fate wor…
 
This week's guest is Meetali Jain, an international human rights lawyer and Legal Director at Avaaz. We discuss what disinformation is, how it spreads and whether it can be stopped. This podcast is the first in a mini-series co-hosted with Susie Alegre, international human rights barrister, Associate at Doughty Street Chambers and Research Fellow a…
 
Despite the economic catastrophe of the pandemic, prices of goods such as copper, iron ore and soya beans are surging; just how far can commodities climb? Also, how the Brexit trade agreement will reshape business on both sides of the Channel. And, the economic cost of covid-19 is impossible to calculate—but host Patrick Lane has a go anyway. Pleas…
 
Moves to shutter the president’s accounts and to crimp corners of the internet given to right-wing extremism raise thorny questions, both about free speech and social-media firms’ business models. Our public-policy editor takes a broad look at girlhood: how women’s adolescence has changed for the better but is challenged mightily by covid-19. And s…
 
Eric Boehlert, Publisher of Pressrun.media, says the people he saw at the siege of Capitol Hill sure didn’t look like the “hard working folk in search of a voice” that the New York Times and other news outlets repeatedly insisted were the true Trump supporters. Eric breaks down the complicity of the mainstream media, both before and after the histo…
 
We're back! In this first podcast of 2021, Ross G and Owen speak to digital learning consultant Myles Runham. We discuss: the success most organisations experienced when moving rapidly to distributed working in 2020 the much needed shift from synchronous to asynchronous working and learning the role of learning and development in 2021. Show notes F…
 
Queer teens get support to navigate the dating years; the loving culture of Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict fills more than a “Rainbow Minute”; the U.S. political crisis features queer foes and justice fighters, a Cayman Islands Tribunal grants gay spousal residency status, an N.H.S. agency challenges the U.K. High Court trans teen treatment ruling…
 
Simone Abram is a professor of anthropology at Durham University where she is also a Director of the Durham Energy Institute, and is the current Chair of the Association of Social Anthropologists in the UK. She holds a BSc/MEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, an MSt and DPhil in Social and Cultural Anthropology. Simone’s research projects…
 
Subscribe to the LBTY Lair on Den: https://den.social/l/lbty Read and comment on the story on LBTY: https://den.social/l/lbty/vZosl5RruW/ongoing-political-instability-and-ethnically-motivated-conflicts-in-ethiopia/ When the sanguinary battles and conflicts of World War II came to an end on May 8, 1945, a tenuous and tedious relationship between the…
 
Can the European Union do more to hold back the kinds of malign forces that overran the US Capitol claiming to defend democracy? It's not an idle question. Democratic shortcomings in the European Union are regularly invoked by the far right to whip up nationalist sentiment. The effect has been to weaponise the European project against itself. Rathe…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Ambassador-at-Large John Cotton Richmond discuss the current status of anti-human trafficking efforts in the United States. They ask the hard questions of what we need to do better and how we need to change in the future to have a greater and more positive impact on human trafficking and the people that have fallen victim to i…
 
Today Democratic lawmakers will begin attempts to remove President Donald Trump. It could fail, or be delayed—or Republicans could see a political opportunity. Even amid a global vaccination drive, the hunt for covid-19 treatments continues; we examine two existing arthritis drugs that appear to save lives. And the synthesiser that conquered music …
 
For the first time since April, the monthly jobs report showed a major LOSS, with a deficit of approximately 144,000. On top of that, the unemployment rate held, and we’re inching closer to coronavirus unemployment insurance running out in March (and no talks of additional stimulus). Chad Stone, Chief Economist at the Center on Budget and Policy Pr…
 
On this episode of Knowing Animals, we are joined by Dr Ian Werkheiser. Ian is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and is the director of the Center for Collaboration and Ethics at the University. We talk about Ian’s paper “Precision Livestock Farming and Farmers’ Duties to Livestock”…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the shame and the opportunity of Trump’s legacy, how to deal with China (8:50), and why the crazy upward march in stock prices might just continue (15:45). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.…
 
Historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat has spent her career documenting the stealth strategies authoritarian leaders use to gain power. In her new book, Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present, she outlines the “strongman playbook” used by authoritarian leaders including Donald Trump. She says that the January 6 insurgency by far-right extremists, meant to facilitat…
 
President Trump stood on the Capitol steps at his inauguration and promised to stop “this American carnage.” Four years later a violent mob stormed the Capitol building in an attempt to overturn his election defeat. Will this jarring spectacle make breaking with Mr Trump easier for Republicans? We hear from historian Rick Perlstein, The Economist’s…
 
Subscribe to the LBTY Lair on Den: https://den.social/l/lbty Read and comment on the story on LBTY: https://den.social/l/lbty/vZosl5RruW/ongoing-political-instability-and-ethnically-motivated-conflicts-in-ethiopia/ Yemen is already one of the poorest Arab countries and, unlike other Arab states like Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Kuwait, it lacks the abili…
 
A national-security law imposed by Beijing had not, until this week, bared its teeth; the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy figures reveals how much it can crimp opposition. At the American Economics Association’s annual shindig, a scholar implores economists to recalibrate just how self-interested they take people to be. And the inspiring life an…
 
Markos Moulitsas is back for 2021’s first installment of #ThursdayKos. In today’s episode they unpack the chaos, hypocrisy, and theories surrounding the insurrection on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. And on a brighter note, they also celebrate Georgia’s big wins for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. Executive Producer: Adell Coleman Producer: Britta…
 
After the shocking scenes in Washington DC this week, we ask war historian Margaret MacMillan if violence is an inevitable part of civilisation. Professor MacMillan, author of 'War: How conflict shaped us', reflects on whether the invasion of the Capitol qualifies as a coup. And she unravels the mystery of why we fight, from ancient times to the 21…
 
After previously unthinkable scenes played out in Washington’s legislature, we ask what the violence will mean for the president, Republican lawmakers and American democracy. Argentina’s move to liberalise its abortion laws reflects slowly changing attitudes across Latin America, and may spur wider change. And examining the history of Ethio-jazz, a…
 
Our former history professor SNT prophesizes with respected historian, author, activist, intellectual and educator, Dr Barbara Ransby. These two history teachers make an intersectional analysis on where we’ve been and where we’re going by looking specifically at the Black woman’s experience in America and how that affects ALL people. Looking back t…
 
Mark responds to the horrific, violent display on Capitol Hill yesterday by Trump supporters, followed by part two of yesterday's panel discussion. Panelists: Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark, NJ; Marc Morial, President/CEO, National Urban League; Derrick Johnson, President/CEO, NAACP; Rev. Dr. S. Todd Yeary, Rainbow/PUSH; Rev. Dr. E. Faye Williams, Cha…
 
A new strain of covid-19 is surging in Britain, America and Europe—vaccines can curb the effects, but can governments speed up the roll-out? Also, in 2020 some regions acted rapidly enough to avoid severe waves of infection. Host Kenneth Cukier speaks to the public health leaders who initiated “elimination” strategies. Please subscribe to The Econo…
 
Subscribe to the LBTY Lair on Den: https://den.social/l/lbty Read and comment on the story on LBTY: https://den.social/l/lbty/vZosl5RruW/ongoing-political-instability-and-ethnically-motivated-conflicts-in-ethiopia/ Well over a month has passed since the Ethiopian military took control of Mekelle, the regional capital of Tigray, in the northernmost …
 
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