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As the United States confronts an ever-changing set of international challenges, our foreign policy leaders continue to offer the same old answers. But what are the alternatives? In None Of The Above, the Eurasia Group Foundation’s Mark Hannah asks leading global thinkers for new answers and new ideas to guide an America increasingly adrift in the world. www.noneoftheabovepodcast.org
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As the world continues to battle COVID-19, yoga offers a “unique” way to destress and boost immunity, allowing the mind and body to connect in a state of “cellular quiet”. That’s according to Doctor Krishna Raman, who’s taking part in a major International Day of Yoga event on Monday, organized by the Indian mission to the UN. He spoke to UN News’s…
However, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi says 'distance remained' and bridging the gap won't be easy. The EU's chief coordinator Enrique Mora says 'we are closer to a deal but we are not still there'. It is not clear when the next round of talks will take place. Also, the body of fugitive far-right Belgian soldier found. The South Afr…
Tigrayan rebel forces are said to have made advances in recent days. This has been denied by the Ethiopian government. Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced after conflict erupted almost eight months ago. We hear from medical staff in Mekelle who told Newshour that soldiers had prevented a convoy of ambulances from reaching th…
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Conflicting accounts of incident involving Russian forces and HMS Defender in Black SeaBy BBC Radio 4
Behrouz Boochani spent six years detained on Manus Island, a victim of Australia’s Pacific Solution. Last year he was granted refugee status in New Zealand, and since then has used his freedom to advocate on behalf of the hundreds of other asylum seekers detained by Australia. One group of detainees, the Murugappan family from Biloela, were recentl…
The Australian government is looking at whether it’s easy enough to repair things that we use everyday – also known as the right to repair. A draft report released this month says it’s not – especially when it comes to farming equipment, cars and smartphones – and has recommended a suite of changes to improve our right to repair and to reduce the a…
UN chief urges action on Libya ceasefire, foreign fighters 50 million girls at risk of genital cutting by 2030 Small businesses unprepared for pandemic-sized climate shocksBy Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva
NZ First is the enigma of New Zealand politics. From positions of pivotal power in governments to periods in the political wilderness. The party's chances of a return to its glory days seem to rest, as they always do, with its long-time leader Winston Peters.
Highly popular 26 year-old paper accused of violating the national security law. Also: a BBC investigation finds widespread illness, overcrowding and even sexual assaults at an emergency US government camp housing migrant children in the Texan desert, and the singer Britney Spears is due to address a court in Los Angeles to try to wrest control of …
Rampant disease and allegations of sexual abuse were uncovered at a camp in El Paso, Texas, during a BBC investigation. More than 2,000 teenaged children at the camp who crossed the US-Mexico border alone are waiting to be reunified with family in the US. Also in the programme: The pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily announces it will clo…
Transgender women, and trans sex workers in particular, know what it means to be marginalized, overpoliced, and underprotected. In season two of The Village, host Justin Ling investigates the stories of two women, Alloura Wells and Cassandra Do, whose deaths remain unexplained, and whose cases expose the systems that failed them. More episodes are …
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In this month's edition of Le Monde diplomatique Edinburgh-based writer Rory Scothorne asks, ‘Is Scotland closer to independence?' A fourth successive victory for the Scottish National Party (SNP) in May's Scottish parliamentary elections suggests it is. In our June podcast, Rory discusses progressive politics in Scotland – past, present, and futur…
Coal, oil and gas currently drive most of our electricity generation, manufacturing and transport systems. If we’re to achieve zero emissions then green alternatives are vital. And we need green energy at scale. Solar panels on your roof will only go part of the way to producing enough electricity . This discussion, from the World Science Festival,…
The pandemic has opened a window of opportunity for us to "build back better", and create a healthy, sustainable and equitable future, according to public health expert, Dr Sandro Demaio. He says we have a once-in-a-lifetime shot at achieving "health for all". Sandro joins Cassandra Goldie and Professor Sharon Friel for a discussion about health eq…
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An admission that the country’s food situation is “tense” is a rare glimpse into the compounding effects of pandemic policies and crop failures. Adherents of wild conspiracy theories in America tend to be white, and often evangelical. But Hispanic Americans are getting conspiracy-curious too. And the moonshine that’s made from an Indian flower with…
It’s been just about one year since Beijing’s National Security Law for Hong Kong took effect. It criminalizes secession, sedition and collusion with foreign forces. Dozens of activists and journalists have been arrested under the decree, and now, changes in the schools mean teachers’ jobs and students’ learning are also at risk. In this episode: “…
Official figures show that Iran has had about 3 million COVID-19 cases out of a population of 85 million. Iranians believe in vaccines but getting them has been frustrating and slow.By NPR
One year after being singled out—first by Premier Blaine Higgs, then by members of his own community—as “Patient Zero” for a New Brunswick Covid-19 outbreak, Dr. Jean-Robert Ngola is still putting his life back together. Last May an outbreak in Campbellton, NB, was blamed by Higgs on an “irresponsible medical professional”, and online Dr. Ngola was…
Sydney masks up as the COVID outbreak expands across the city and other states impose tough border rules; and the Taliban threat facing Australia's former interpreters in Afghanistan, veteran Stuart McCarthy says only an emergency evacuation can save them.
Tommy and Ben discuss the results of the presidential election in Iran, regional elections in France and why Justin Bieber went to visit the French president, the impact of the Putin-Biden summit, Bitcoin use in El Salvador, the latest from Afghanistan and Hong Kong, and rumors about a Chinese spy. Then Tommy talks to Congresswoman Norma Torres abo…
80s pop star Debbie Gibson sits down with Dennis Miller to discuss her long and successful career and why she is so grateful to her mom for insisting she got songwriting credit on all her early singles. Plus, she finally reveals the name of her first new album in 20 years.By RT
We are witnessing a very disturbing media trend. Serving an ideology and scoring political points trumps informing citizens. We had the Russiagate hoax, the impeachment hoax, and the suppression of any debate on the origin of Covid. Now front and center is the Capitol Hill riot. What does the FBI know?CrossTalking with Dave Lindorff, Steve Gruber, …
The EU has officially opened an antitrust investigation into Google, as the regulatory movement continues to gain steam. We dive into the EU’s latest efforts and whether it will have any effect on the tech giant. And, as workers return to offices, will we soon see a boom in business travel? Boom Bust breaks down the numbers. Plus, the Federal Reser…
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Before the Canadian military pulled out of Afghanistan in 2014, personnel relied on local interpreters to help them build relationships. Now those interpreters face death threats from the Taliban as NATO allies are also poised to withdraw their troops. We talk to retired infantry officer Dave Morrow and his interpreter, Abdul, who fears for his fam…
In the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, are the world's democracies under a cloud of doubt? We discuss the rise of authoritarianism and the threats to democracy globally with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Anne Applebaum, and Ben Rhodes, a former advisor and speechwriter to past president Barack Obama.…
The global initiative COVAX was meant to ensure poorer countries weren't be left behind as COVID-19 vaccines rolled out, but wealthy countries struck their own agreements to jump to the head of the line, says Jason Nickerson, the humanitarian representative to Canada for Doctors Without Borders. He discusses Canada's role in how COVAX fell short. A…
Sydney residents will have to live with a much tougher set of restrictions from today, as health officials desperately try to stop the rapidly growing "Bondi cluster".
First, Indian Express’ Maulshree Seth talks about what has given rise to speculations that BJP might be looking for a new chief ministerial candidate ahead of the 2022 UP assembly polls, and the party would risk politically in trying to replace Yogi Adityanath right now. Next, Indian Express’ Prabha Raghavan, talks about monoclonal antibody treatme…
Ethiopian troops clash with Tigrayan rebels, as fighting resumes in eight-month civil war. Thousands of young women in Tanzania return to the classroom - despite their pregnancies. Will British made TV programmes be restricted in European countries?By BBC World Service
The Spanish government has formally pardoned nine Catalan separatists who were convicted over a failed independence bid in 2017. The pardons have sparked controversy in Spain and tens of thousands protested against the decision this month. We speak to Catalonia’s president, Pere Aragonès.Also in the programme: the voices of the Uigyhur parents plea…
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After its yearslong bombing campaign, Saudi Arabia is now desperate to get out of Yemen, and ready to talk peace. This signals a potential breakthrough in the long-simmering conflict in Yemen that has led to mass humanitarian concerns, as key ports to deliver aid have been blocked during the conflict. Related: Labeling the Houthis as ‘terrorists’ m…
Tens of thousands of athletes and officials are about to descend on Tokyo as the city prepares to host the 32nd Olympic games. But with Covid-19 cases surging in Japan, health experts and the majority of the Japanese public are opposed to the event being held at all. So, why are the Olympic Games going ahead? Today, sports writer Kieran Pender on t…