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Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
Life doesn't have a script. At least, it doesn't have to. Hosts Katy Sewall and Tiffany Parks explore the challenges and joys of moving abroad and moving home. Whether you’re living overseas, or not — or not yet — join us weekly for unadulterated conversation. Get to know Rome. Laugh at our embarrassments and insights. Most of all, imagine the possibilities for your own life (and meet some famous authors along the way).
 
Untold Italy is a travel podcast full of practical tips and advice to help you plan your trip to Italy. Travel experts Katy Clarke and Josie Armao answer your questions so you can plan with ease and uncover your own, as yet untold adventures in Italy. On our show we share highlights of the major destinations, off the beaten path secrets, best ways to get around, favorite food spots, cultural insights and much more. You’ll learn how to plan your Italy itinerary to include the places and exper ...
 
A NEW LIFE IN ITALY – THE PODCAST THAT takes you behind the scenes of what it's really like to move to Italy and shows you how starting a new life in the bel Paese is possible for you. Each week we are joined by expats, writers, bloggers, people who have made the move and those who didn’t (because we all need a little dose of reality in our lives) plus the helpers like accountants, lawyers, relocation experts, property experts people that you will need to know to chat about what it really ta ...
 
With Coffee Break Italian you can learn Italian where and when it suits you. In Season 1, you'll join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in our 15-minute lessons, and build your confidence in the language, learning Italian from scratch. Take your learning further with Season 2 in which Mark and Francesca are joined by learner Isla. 386357
 
Enthusiastic amateurs, inquisitive gadabouts, cheerful idiots. Join sisters Anna and Kate every fortnight as they discuss something, someone or somewhere fun, freaky or fascinating they’ve discovered in their adopted countries of France and Italy. Highlights include: decapitation, cheese, arguing about mountains, stolen penises, serial killers, existential crises, WAR and more. Get in touch via theenglishhavedisembarked@gmail.com or on Instagram @theenglishhavedisembarked
 
Welcome to First Check, a podcast so you can learn how to be the next great venture capitalist or angel investor. As a partner at Cofounders Capital, host of First Check Tim McLoughlin has invested over $43 million in startups, and on this podcast, Tim shares what works and what doesn’t, so you can be ready to write your first check.
 
Searching for Italy is a podcast on the Italian American experience and the rediscovery of our roots. Discussions will cover every topic of the Italian culture: history, language, traditions, food, art, film, music, etc. Searching for Italy will lead us to share stories about the Italian American diaspora. I am a 3rd generation Italian American from NY living in Italy and my passion is to reconnect to our lost culture and our Italian family. Be ready to learn about unknown aspects of Italian ...
 
Learn Italian online with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to Italian grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, Italian grammar, and Italian expressions, and much more in simplified Italian at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
 
Learn Italian with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at ItalianPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
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The Italian government has blocked the export of an Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia. The BBC's Theo Leggett explains what's behind the row, and International Chamber of Commerce's John Denton tells us just what the global cost vacinne nationalism might be. Also in the programme, the US has suspended tariffs on Scotch Whisky and oth…
 
#062 Unique artisan made souvenirs and gifts from the heart of Tuscany As you stroll the cobbled streets of Tuscany's hilltop towns, chances are you'll pop inside a shop or two, intrigued by the beautiful wares on display. Home to talented artisans that continue centuries' old traditions, Tuscany is the place to buy gifts and souvenirs that will be…
 
We follow the rise to the throne of Joanna of Naples, from her marriage at a young age to Andrew. son of the Angevine king of Hungary to her coronation as a teenager after the death of her grandfather Robert of Naples. We will see how her joyful, lively character clashed with that of her husband as complications rose in the kingdom around them, rea…
 
Today we are joined by Fiona Greenland, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, to talk about her new book, Ruling Culture: Art Police, Tomb Raiders, and the Rise of Cultural Power in Italy (University of Chicago Press, 2021). Through much of its history, Italy was Europe’s heart of the arts, an artistic playground for forei…
 
Guardian journalists Lorenzo Tondo and Clare Longrigg discuss the trial against the ‘Ndrangheta, the largest mafia trial in three decades. At the centre is Emanuele Mancuso, son of boss Luni Mancuso, who has been revealing the clan’s secrets after accepting police protection. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
China's National People's Congress has set a 6% economic growth target for the year ahead. Premier Li Keqiang also warned other countries not to interfere in the affairs of Hong Kong. We find out more from Dr Yu Jie, senior research fellow on China at the foreign affairs research institute Chatham House. Also in the programme, we gauge market react…
 
We're back with another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries! This time, Simone and Anna are visiting the village of Ortisei where they go sledging and enjoy a traditional dinner with canederli. Listen out for a range of adjectives mentioned in this diary entry, including accogliente, fiabesco and innevato. As always, Co…
 
====> Read the text while you're listening! https://www.arkosacademy.com/reggia-di-caserta/ ====> Join Arkos Academy Telegram to keep you updated! https://t.me/arkosacademy Caserta is one of the "province" in Campania, a region in the south of Italy. This beautiful city is well known all over the world thanks to its "Reggia". When was it built? ***…
 
Lothar Matthaus, Jurgen Klinsmann and Andreas Brehme were an integral part of West Germany’s World Cup winning side in 1990. They would all join forces at San Siro, with Matthaus and Brehme contributing to an Inter title win achieved with a record points total, and Klinsmann helping to capture the UEFA Cup too. We look at a trio that helped define …
 
There was a midweek round of Serie A this week, so the Forza Italian Football is here to talk you through the nonsense. It's just Kevin Pogorzelski joining Conor Clancy this time, though that didn't stop the veteran from rambling on in typical fashion. There was a midweek round of Serie A this week, so the Forza Italian Football is here to talk you…
 
The National People’s Congress kicked off with two big signals of Beijing’s intentions: a return to economic-growth targets and a plan to eradicate Hong Kong’s vestiges of democracy. On the first-ever papal visit to Iraq, Pope Francis hopes to give succour to the country’s beleaguered Christians. And the continued tribulations of the nightclub scen…
 
Che cos'è il Festival di Sanremo?Link per approfondire:La storia del Festival: https://www.lamialiguria.it/it/la-liguria-in-battello/391-eventi/sanremo-2020/6575-la-storia-del-festival-di-sanremo.html#:~:text=Il%20Festival%20per%20antonomasia%20%C3%A8%20ormai%20ben%20pi%C3%B9%20di%20una%20manifestazione%20canora.&text=La%20prima%20edizione%20del%20…
 
Nella prima parte del nostro programma, ci occuperemo di alcune delle notizie internazionali più importanti della settimana. Inizieremo con la condanna a tre anni di prigione, inflitta, lunedì, all’ex presidente della Repubblica francese, Nicolas Sarkozy, nel processo per corruzione, che lo vedeva coinvolto. Subito dopo, commenteremo i risultati de…
 
One of our most complete ancient ancestor’s fossils has been transported to the UK from South Africa in order to be scanned at the Diamond Light Source. Roland Pease investigates what these scans could reveal about the human story. Professor Corinne Le Quéré explains how she managed to look past the 7% reduction in human emissions caused by the pan…
 
The German airline Lufthansa has posted a record $8.1bn annual loss. Andreas Spaeth is a journalist who covers aviation in Germany, and tells us where the loss leaves the German government, which took a 20% stake in the airline as part of a bailout last year. Also in the programme, the Moscow Metro plans to implement facial recognition technology f…
 
Origins and traditions of Carnevale in Italy.Risorse / ResourcesImmagini delle maschere: https://www.filastrocche.it/feste/c/carnevale/Cartina delle maschere regionali: https://pianetabambini.it/maschere-carnevale-italiane-storia-immagini/ La maschera di Arlecchino: https://www.turismo.it/tradizioni/articolo/art/bergamo-4-cose-da-sapere-sulla-masch…
 
The Biden administration would like to pull back from the region; America’s strategic interests have changed, as have regional dynamics. We examine the careful exit that is possible. To evade censors China’s cinephiles often turn to pirated versions of foreign films, but the volunteers who subtitle them are under increasing pressure. And researcher…
 
Listen online as you read: https://imponline.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/EIN040321.mp3 ITALIA Comincia Sanremo 2021: 11 milioni i telespettatori Hanno superato gli 11 milioni i telespettatori che la sera del 2 marzo si sono riuniti davanti ai propri schermi per guardare la prima serata di Sanremo 2021. Sanremo, altrimenti chiamato ‘Festival della ca…
 
Katy gets into the nitty-gritty of feedback from her own point of view, digging into her own past as a senior radio producer. Today's mini-episode features part of the conversation that was cut from Monday's full-length episode, an interview with Dr. Therese Huston, author of Let’s Talk: Make Effective Feedback Your Superpower. Katy looks back at h…
 
Mohamedou Ould Salahi was once Guantánamo’s highest-value detainee, but during the 14 years he spent behind bars he was never charged with a crime. Salahi and his former guard Steve Wood reflect on their time at the prison. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocusBy The Guardian
 
On this week’s episode of the Italian American Podcast, we’re going back to the Big Easy to chat with our friends Lena Prima and Charles Marsala to get an inside look at their new web-TV series, "Buona Sera Louisiana," a weekly show about the Italian culture of the Pelican State and beyond! These two Italian American champions are no strangers to o…
 
Amongst a range of spending measures the latest UK budget hikes tax on some businesses. The BBC's Sarah Corker gauges how the new measures have been received in the northwest of England, and Roger Bootle, chairman of Capital Economics looks at the UK's finance picture from a global perspective. Also in the programme, continuing a series this week e…
 
The finance minister has a plan that will keep many safeguards in place—for now. We ask how the country will then dig itself out of a financial hole. As countries aim for net-zero emissions, how to pick the policies that do the most good for the least cash? And why every fruit tree in Zanzibar has an owner. For full access to print, digital and aud…
 
This episode examines Andrea Mantegna's extraordinary early frescoes in the Augustinian church of the Eremitani in Padua, Italy. Despite being largely destroyed by Allied bombs in March 1944, the paintings (which have been heavily reconstructed) are still considered some of the most important expressions of early Renaissance painting.…
 
As an angel investor, Donald Thompson has had some wins and some fantastic fiascos. On today's show, Don asks Tim what he looks for in an founder, what mistakes he's seen in pitch meetings, why an investor might choose venture capital over angel investing, and why he's decided to share his knowledge with other investors. Donald Thompson is the CEO …
 
With Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon giving evidence today, the Guardian’s Scotland correspondent, Libby Brooks, charts the unravelling of the alliance between first minister Nicola Sturgeon and her predecessor Alex Salmond – once seen as Scotland’s greatest political partnership. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com…
 
The measures, which target Russia's top spy and six others, are being co-ordinated with similar moves by the European Union and we get details from the BBC's Barbara Plett-Usher, the BBC's State Department Correspondent. Plus, we hear Reddit’s chief executive Steve Huffman talk about recent controversies involving the social media network. And Joe …
 
The International Energy Agency says global CO2 levels are rising after a fall in 2020. Timothy Goodson is one of the report's lead authors and explains why we're seeing this trend, after reductions caused by the pandemic last year. Also in the programme, videoconferencing platform Zoom expects sales to rise by more than 40% this year, after a bump…
 
====> Read the text while you're listening! https://www.arkosacademy.com/podcast-primo-telegiornale/ ====> Join Arkos Academy Telegram to keep you updated! https://t.me/arkosacademy We are now accustomed to having at least one TV at home; the advent of the Internet has not yet eliminated the information that television offers us. But when was the f…
 
This week, Rand Stagen, one of the key figures behind Conscious Capitalism, provides a fascinating description of the vertical, adult development, element of Conscious Leadership development. He discusses the need to take the ‘long view’ in getting to the 'next level' of self awareness and conscious leadership. We also discuss the governance issues…
 
It is becoming more certain that war crimes are being committed in the northern region of Tigray. Yet, despite increasing international pressure, there is little hope the suffering will soon end. In China anti-capitalist sentiment is growing online; overworked youth have a decidedly Maoist view of the country’s biggest businesses and tycoons. And t…
 
Listen online as you read: https://imponline.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/EIN020321.mp3 ITALIA Dpcm Draghi, nuova stretta dal 6 marzo al 6 aprile Il Dpcm di Mario Draghi è stato annunciato. Per scongiurare l’aumento dei contagi Covid, anche il neoeletto premier ha deciso per una “stretta” sulla libertà di movimento e sulle attività commerciali degli …
 
The markets rallied, led by video conferencing business Zoom which reported profits a long way above expectations, as we hear from independent investment consultant Peter Jankovskis. Plus, the largest power cooperative in the state has filed for bankruptcy protection; we get analysis from Jeremy Hill who's been following the story for Bloomberg.…
 
Jetzt aber schnell! Schon wieder englische Woche und Spiele, Spiele, Spiele - da sollte eine frische Portion SERIEAMORE aus dem Hause FUMS nicht fehlen. Marius und Mario arbeiten sich durch den Spielplan, sind smarter als Ibrahimovic und haben dafür auch 11 starke Serben im Rücken. Wer will denn was?…
 
Texas's Brazos Electric Power Co-operative has filed for bankruptcy after winter storms. The firm says it's facing a $1.8bn bill as a result of last month's disruption, and Andy Uhler, energy reporter at Marketplace in Texas, explains the implications. Also in the programme, starting a week of special programming about mental health and the pandemi…
 
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