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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 ...
 
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.)
 
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 ...
 
There’s a lot to make us Yikes in this world. From the climate crisis to racism to activism and resisting oppressive systems, it can call get a bit overwhelming. Yikes is a podcast which leans into the Yikes of the world rather than letting it overwhelm us. We breakdown the issues in an accessible intersectional and nuanced way to guide us towards action together. Hosted by Mikaela Loach and Josephine Becker, edited by Finlay Mowat. Support us through The YIKES Podcast Patreon! https://www.p ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
DIY Tiny Home Community expert Adam Garrett-Clark chews on juicy questions with guests on the objective of making Homelessness an historical concept. Interviews with Tiny House thought leaders and humans on the frontlines of the movement for Homes for All.
 
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 ...
 
CIVICUS is a global alliance of over 10,000 activists and civil society organisations, especially from the Global South, that exists to defend people power. Our podcast brings you stories of people, communities, and organisations defending human rights and fighting for a more just, inclusive and sustainable world. As a human rights organisation, our activism focuses on human rights violations, civil liberties, and issues such as sustainability, safe protests, and good governance. Find out mo ...
 
The Human Rights Foundation's original audio content serves as a storytelling platform for some of the world's bravest activists, artists, policy-makers, business leaders, and technologists. Our podcast provides those who risk their safety in return for a chance to raise the world's awareness of human rights issues, and the incredibly important work that is being done to address them.
 
ARZone exists to help educate vegans and non-vegans alike about the obligations human beings have toward all other animals. By providing a space for a variety of blog posts, forum discussions, notes, videos and more, ARZone fosters a sense of community among its members. Through live online chats as well as through recorded audio podcasts with a diversity of people who work both within and outside of the animal advocacy community, ARZone supports respectful and rational discourse and intelli ...
 
The HSRC is the largest dedicated research institute in the social sciences and humanities on the African continent, doing cutting-edge public research in areas that are crucial to development. We host regular public seminars which everyone can participate in: www.hsrc.ac.za/en/events. Most seminars are recorded and uploaded here.
 
No White Saviors is an advocacy campaign lead by a majority female, majority African team of professionals based in Kampala, Uganda. Our collective experience in the development & the aid sector has lead us to a deep commitment to seeing things change in a more equitable & anti-racist direction. We have created the No White Saviors podcast as a way for us to expand the conversations we have been having on social media and on the ground. We will be diving deeper into important topics and invi ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
WakefulRebels is podcast to support the new aware world and conscious society. On a personal level - emotional healing , holistic health & spiritual awakening, overcoming challenges that come with it. As well as scattering delusions on the level of the collective - old power dynamics, realising the truths in international politics, media and preserving human rights. If you feel like the content inspires you: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/vivufo
 
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.
 
Welcome to Que Nuevas, the podcast of the Arizona Hispanic Community Forum. Our mission is to improve the status and opportunities for Latinos and to work towards active participation with policy-making bodies, nationally, statewide and locally. The AHCF also strives to empower the Latino community through voter registration, voter education and voter participation in the electoral process. The AHCF advocates for civil and human rights, justice and equality for all. Hosted by Debbie Lopez.
 
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For this week's episode, host Muna Gasim and panelist Eddie Kembery speak to Alfredo Romero, one of the founding members of Foro Penal, a human rights organization that won the 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for its work in Venezuela. Beginning with Alfredo’s own story, this episode is a masterclass in grassroots activism as we explore w…
 
In a world where mental illness has been presented as something to be ashamed of, it is no wonder people don’t speak up. In this episode the DHRLab Engagement Leads Daniel Odongo and Phillip Ayazika invited Joy Mukasa Leah (AHAR) and Tusiime Tutu (Trainer, Poet, DHRLab Blogger) to explore how being open and loud about mental health can contribute t…
 
Lat month after Palestinian terror groups launched rockets from Gaza at Israeli cities, Israel responded with a week long air campaign targeting Hamas and Islamic Jihad throughout Gaza. International NGOs condemned Israel and the UN launched another Commission of Inquiry. How should militaries deal with these challenges? Could Israel have done anyt…
 
President Biden has nominated Sarah Margon as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. This is the top American global human rights watchdog and the most important human rights position in the US foreign policy bureaucracy. In 2015, Sarah Margon came on the podcast for a long conversation about her life and career in huma…
 
New Upstream Journal article and podcast episode explores why current legislation does not prevent human rights abuse, what the European Union due diligence legislation will change, and what you can do at a personal level to protect human and environmental rights. Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/ca/fundraiser/charity/3573865)…
 
This week we speak to Lorna Woods, Professor of Internet Law at Essex University, about how algorithms on the internet are 'personalising' the content we see and how this impacts on the rights to privacy and freedom of expression. This podcast is part of a mini-series co-hosted with Susie Alegre, international human rights barrister, Associate at D…
 
This week our guest on the Russian-language podcast is Stefan Melle, director of the German NGO Deutsch-Russischer Austausch (German-Russian Exchange), which is based in Berlin. Stefan is a journalist, an expert on Russia and Eastern Europe, and a leader of Russian-German and European projects to strengthen civil society, media, education, social a…
 
Welcome to the final episode in our series, Myanmar: Anatomy of a Coup - Looking Ahead. Throughout the series, we've had one eye on this final episode, which aims to use much of what we've discussed in earlier episodes to provide solid recommendations to international actors - including governments, but also humanitarian actors, think-tanks, and an…
 
In the summer of 2020, Dr Ludêk Stavinoha and Apostolis Fotiadis revealed the previously unknown role that consultancy firm, McKinsey, played in shaping EU asylum policy in Greece. In this episode of the Human Rights Podcast, Niamh Keady-Tabbal, PhD researcher at the ICHR, speaks with Ludêk about their investigation, published in Balkan Insight: ht…
 
As COVID-19 spread rapidly around the globe last year, teachers, parents and students scrambled to adapt to a world in lockdown. Some students turned to virtual and hybrid learning. Others had in-person school with social-distancing and masks, but some saw school closures and increased responsibilities at home. Now, many Americans are starting to g…
 
It took 2 years and six months for slaves to learn of their freedom--because what we know all too well in this moment, is that passing legislation is often more symbolic than it is transformative. As Juneteenth is now recognized as a federal holiday, we must be reminded that actual justice does not come with the signing of a bill, it comes with per…
 
The government of Sri Lanka is using COVID-19 as a pre-text to assert control over ethnic minority populations. This is particularly troubling because the government has a history of atrocity crime. The leaders of the country today are they very same people responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed against ethnic tamils 11 ye…
 
International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry Part 1: Speaking, Wednesday, 26th May Intersectionality helps us to recognise that people experience the world differently based on social identities— such as gender, sexuality, age, race, class, and disability, among others. For many marginalised people, these mutually reinforcing identities create unique …
 
21 House Republicans voted against awarding Congressional Gold Medal to all police officers who responded at the Capitol on January 6th, and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett knows they did that because it would force them to admit there was an insurrection. Since they’re still denying that truth, Rep. Plaskett explains how things have changed on the h…
 
Listen to Lamont Banks and Co-Hosts of A Just Cause, a nonprofit, social justice organization discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of American citizens. Tonight's special guest is Louis L Reed, Sr. Director, Membership & Partnerships at REFORM Alliance. Please tune-in and feel free to dial in and share y…
 
On this first episode of our special series, Vision For Justice, our host Vanessa Gonzalez is joined by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), to discuss the policies and ramifications of the War on Drugs. Then in a special Pod Squad segment, Kassandra Frederique, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance reimagines public safety with And…
 
You only die once. But you can get close a few times. Bruce Greyson never was very spiritual, but after interviewing 1,000’s of people who have had near-death experiences he’s changed his mind about life after death. His new book is After: A Doctor Explores What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about Life and Beyond.Later in the show: For many of us, …
 
To celebrate Juneteenth and the one-year anniversary(!) of HELLO SOMEBODY, Senator Turner asks us to reflect on what motivates us to be free, how we are defining the word “freedom” in the 21st Century, and the symbolization of Juneteenth and the emancipation of enslaved people in the confederate states. Settle in for this solo episode where SNT emb…
 
It’s #ThursdayKos and Markos Moulitsas, Founder of DailyKos and Civiqs, is back with a discussion on the takeaways from Biden’s meeting with Putin. On the topic of Senator Joe Manchin, Mark shares some of what he learned on the ground from locals while attending the March on Manchin, and voting rights are on their minds. Markos fills us in on the k…
 
By all accounts, the situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia is extremely grim and about to get much worse. The United Nations now says that famine has struct parts of the region. The civil war in Ethiopia continues without and end in sight. Meanwhile, fraught national elections are scheduled for June 21. Ethiopian journalist Zecharias Zelalem e…
 
Vanessa Gonzalez is joined by Sylvia Tanguma, president of the McAllen American Federation of Teachers and a teacher at James Bonham Elementary in McAllen, TX, to discuss how teachers heroically pivoted their curriculum and methods in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and what needs to be done to help students and teachers re-enter the cla…
 
Today you’ll hear a compilation of interviews Mark collected on the ground at the March on Manchin, led by the Poor People’s Campaign with Rev. Dr. William Barber and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis at the helm. He speaks with lifelong residents of the state who voted for Senator Joe Manchin and has left them angry and disappointed. And now, they’re on his …
 
ENCORE PRESENTATION.... NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!!! Listen to Lamont Banks and Co-Hosts of A Just Cause, a nonprofit, social justice organization discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of American citizens. Please tune-in and feel free to dial in and share your thoughts and comments on tonight's very disturbi…
 
Selected Publications by Professor Piché Mussell, Linda, Kevin Walby and Justin Piché, ‘Can you make it out alive?’ Penal Imaginaries at Forts, Sanitaria, Asylums, and Segregated Schools, Qualitative Criminology, Volume Online First (April 2021) https://www.qualitativecriminology.com/pub/1bk9q4t1/release/1 Open Access Benslimane, Souheil, Sarah Spe…
 
In today's episode, the NWS Team draws on an earlier conversation with Tom Saater about ethical storytelling to talk about nuanced ways of ethical storytelling. We strongly encourage you to listen to part 1 of this conversation. If you like what you hear and appreciate our work, please rate, leave a review and share the episode with friends. Listen…
 
Yesterday, Mark was on the ground in West Virginia, led by Rev. Dr. William Barber and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis of the Poor People’s Campaign, to march on the office of Senator Joe Manchin following his hypocrisy and lack of support for voting rights and access. Mark speaks with his constituents who are angry with the man they elected for failing to …
 
The Covid-19 pandemic halted a lot of activity, giving the environment a brief reprieve, but with governments opening up economies again, climate change activism is more important than ever. We start the show by discussing these trends with Inés Pousadela, who worked on CIVICUS's recent State of Civil Society Report. She explains how activists have…
 
Singing “Stronger Together” in Sydney; an Indian High Court Justice orders major pro-LGBTQ reforms, queer detainees are finally out on bail in Uganda and Ghana, Australia’s right-wing party of homophobes is pooping out. the U.S Senate feels the Pulse, San Antonio elects Texas' first Black gay city council member, and V.P. Harris walks with Pride in…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Kathy McGibbon Givens discuss how to get “unstuck” in survivor aftercare. They consider the language we use, aftercare programs, and holistic approaches when serving survivors on their journey to become unstuck. Kathy McGibbon Givens Kathy McGibbon Givens is a wife, mother, author, and playwright who has overcome the dark worl…
 
The year is 2050. With 9.7 billion residents on Planet Earth, how will we feed everyone? In what ways will our lifestyles, and our global food system, adapt to meet the needs of a changing, warming and expanding planet? Today, we already have food shortages and the pandemic has revealed just how fragile our global food system is. On this week’s epi…
 
The press coverage of Vice President Kamala Harris’s first trip overseas has been largely negative, which comes as no surprise to Eric Boehlert, Writer and Publisher of Pressrun.media. Not surprising but no less disappointing that they’re framing it as a failure without considering the larger picture, which he explains in today’s episode, and notes…
 
This episode features an interview with Dr Eva Meijer. Eva is a philosopher who is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Wageningen University and Research, though she will soon be beginning a research fellowship at the University of Amsterdam entitled ‘The politics of (not) eating animals’. She is also an accomplished musician, visual artist, and…
 
Ban Ki-moon served as the eighth Secretary General of the United Nations from 2007 to 2016. He is out with a new memoir titled Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World. We cover quite a bit of ground in this interview, including his perspective on what the covid crisis revealed about the strengths and weaknesses of the United Nations, what can …
 
Professor Pearl Sithole, Vice-Principal of the University of the Free State, delivers this year’s lecture under the theme, Lessons from Mafeje’s theories and positionality of Africans on Science and Innovation. Objectives of the lecture are: •To explore Africanity as a means to respond to Africa’s diverse challenges through decolonising and promoti…
 
Welcome to our hundredth episode! Thanks to everyone who has made this possible: all our hosts, technical team, guests and especially you, our listeners. This episode is part 2 of an interview with Jordan Afolabi, a law student about his experiences exposing and challenging institutional racism. In this episode we talk with Jordan about the…
 
DeRay McKesson is an activist, organizer, former teacher, podcast host (Pod Save the People) and leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement. In today’s episode, DeRay hits us with the data on police murdering civilians, and helps us understand what is actually collected and tracked--and, perhaps more importantly, what isn’t. DeRay also draws …
 
Listen to Lamont Banks and Co-Hosts of A Just Cause, a nonprofit, social justice organization discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of American citizens. Please tune-in and feel free to dial in and share your thoughts and comments on tonight's very disturbing topic! A Just Cause continues to campaign for …
 
In 2019, Virginia joined just three other states in making Juneteenth a paid state holiday, recognizing it as a holiday for all Virginians. Historian Lauranett Lee says in this country we have parallel histories, with Black and white Americans knowing about and acknowledging different pasts. But community efforts and local activists are elevating t…
 
With millions being arbitrarily detained and imprisoned in labor camps in the Xinjiang region of China simply for speaking a different language and practicing a different culture, Silence Is Not An Option. Sit down with our panelists for a chance to listen to three individually unique stories all with the same end goal, to free their family, friend…
 
Senator Turner calls out corruption with Zephyr Teachout, attorney, author and a policy police woman. These two political crime fighters get tough on the superpowers of super PACs and more. Listen and learn! #HelloSomebody. Links: Book: Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United by Zephyr Teachout https://www.hup.h…
 
Senator Joe Manchin met with civil rights leaders to discuss the voting rights bill, but he remains opposed (despite the fact that he initially co-signed it). Markos Moulitsas, Founder of DailyKos and Civiqs and host of podcast “The Brief,” attempts to unpack Manchin’s recent hypocrisies. Markos also gets into the Wuhan lab leak and Biden’s call fo…
 
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