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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.)
 
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 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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
In this podcast from the Center for Humane Technology, co-hosts Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin expose how social media’s race for attention manipulates our choices, breaks down truth, and destabilizes our real-world communities. Tristan and Aza also explore solutions: what it means to become sophisticated about human nature by interviewing anthropologists, researchers, cultural and faith-based leaders, activists, and experts on everything from conspiracy theories to existential global threats.
 
The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers' Association (ICoCA) is a multistakeholder initiative whose mission is to raise private industry security standards and promote the responsible provision of private security. During these podcasts ICoCA invites different perspectives on what the future holds for responsible private security that respects human rights and international humanitarian law. Music by www.bensound.com
 
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 Right is an initiative of the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) at the Research Society of International Law, Pakistan (RSIL), an independent, non-partisan think tank based in Pakistan. The CHR is a dedicated centre for human rights research, awareness, and capacity building. It focuses on the intersection between international human rights obligations and the domestic Constitutional and legal framework.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 Mind Tools L&D Podcast is a must-listen for anyone involved in Learning and Development or Human Resources. The weekly show features regular appearances from the Mind Tools team plus special guests to get 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, you'll get critical insights into the world of work, performance and learning.
 
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Its being hailed as "the story of the year" to impact the privacy and safety of HRDs. Over the past few months, 80 journalists from 17 media organisations have been sifting through a leak of 50,000 phone numbers which may have been compromised by a sophisticated Israeli spyware product. The clients: autocratic regimes snooping on their citizens. Th…
 
This week our guest on the podcast is Elena Belokurova.Elena is a political scientist specializing in the study of civil society and acivic activist from St. Petersburg. She is the director of the organization Mosty[‘Bridges’]. The questions discussed in this podcast include: earlycareer; the NGO Bridges; Russian civil society in the 1990s; Russian…
 
The first episode of the Women, Peace & Rights Podcast. Host: Rita Manchanda, Women's Regional Network (WRN) Board Member. Guest: Mary Lawlor, United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders. 1. Will the death of Fr Stan Swamy, a Jesuit priest in India be treated as a death in custody? 2. Will Facebook and other social media platfo…
 
In the 13th episode we talk to Simon Pears, Chair of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA). Simon is implementing a plan that could potentially provide IPSA with key data about the treatment of frontline security personnel around the world. So why is this important, and if successful, how might this data inform policy and pract…
 
In Episode 7 of Series 6 Todd is in conversation with Tom Parker, a prominent counterterrorism practitioner who has consulted for the EU, the UN, Amnesty International and MI5 on post-conflict justice, security sector reform, and counter-terrorism. He is author of a new book, Avoiding the Terrorist Trap: Why Respect for Human Rights is the Key to D…
 
In our final episode of the season we are delighted to be joined by Kathleen Schwind. A 2015 Coca-Cola Scholar, Kathleen focuses her research on the issues of water security in the Middle East and North Africa. She has studied at MIT and the University of Cambridge and joins our host, Muna Gasim, to discuss the problem of water shortage and its int…
 
My guest in this episode is Mary Lawlor, the UN expert on the situation of human rights defenders, appointed in 2020 by the Human Rights Council. An Adjunct Professor of Business and Human Rights at Trinity College, Dublin, she founded the NGO Front Line Defenders in 2001 and was its Executive Director until 2016. This episode is part of a series I…
 
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is having a major impact on all aspects of life, both in South Africa and globally. The chief technological developments associated with the 4IR offer much promise for human development and improvements in quality of life. Yet, as this book explores, these technologies are a double-edged sword, bringing both b…
 
On June 23, NGO Monitor held a webinar, 20 years of Hijacking Human Rights: The lasting Impact of Durban. Prof. Steinberg and Prof. Irwin Cotler held a discussion on the 2001 Durban Conference where NGOs launched a strategy of isolating Israel through boycotts, legal attacks, and accusation of apartheid. Notes: NGO Monitor Event: 20 Years of Hijack…
 
Grant Stern is the Executive Editor of Occupy Democrats as well as host of the Only In Miami Show on Jolt Radio. He breaks down what’s happening in Cuba where the economic crisis, combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, resulted in massive electricity outages and food and medicine shortages--and now, people are protesting the communist regime. Grant a…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dr. Brenda Navarrete discuss the importance of building resilience in children as it can play a key role in prevention. They consider the characteristics that can be built in kids as protective factors to the challenging and difficult environments they face and how resilience can be taught at any age. Dr. Navarrete provides th…
 
Have you ever found yourself second-guessing a decision because you did what you were expected to do instead of what you instinctively felt was best and natural for yourself? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to listen to Marco Greenberg, co-founder and president of C-level communications firm Thunder11 and author of Primitive, talk with Michae…
 
Additional reading & resources: Dr. Forget’s book: “Basic Income for Canadians: The key to a healthier, happier, more secure life for all Click here to access the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s “Costing a Guaranteed Basic Income During the COVID Pandemic” report. Click here to access the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s “Costing a National Guaranteed…
 
This is a summer rerun episode! Mark returns next week, and until then, we're taking a look back at some of the year's best episodes. What would it look like to engage in nonviolent direct action consistently, through strategic organizing? That’s what Kai Newkirk (Founder of For All www.forallorg.us) and Rev. Stephen Green (Pastor, Scholar, and Act…
 
When author and journalist James Nestor began researching a piece on free diving, he was stunned. He found that free divers could hold their breath for up to 8 minutes at a time, and dive to depths of 350 feet on a single breath. As he dug into the history of breath, he discovered that our industrialized lives have led to improper and mindless brea…
 
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 feel free to dial in and share your thoughts on tonight's topic. A Just Cause continues to campaign for the exoneration of the remaining "FreeThe…
 
This is a summer rerun episode! Mark returns next week, and until then, we're taking a look back at some of the year's best episodes. In today's throwback, Rev. Dr. Willian J. Barber II of the Poor People’s Campaign joined Mark in Selma to draw the startling connection between poverty and voting rights. Rev. Barber reminds us of the racist Southern…
 
Senator Turner elevates U.S. poverty repair with author-activists, Joanne Goldblum & Colleen Shaddox. These three break down the gravity of how we’re perpetuating poverty through policy, practices and pre-conceived notions about the morality of being poor…and how we can change. #HelloSomebody LINKS Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding and Ending…
 
Our host Vanessa Gonzalez is joined by Congressman Ted. Lieu (D-Calif.) to discuss pretrial justice, its current framework, and the inequities that exist within it. Then, in a special Pod Squad segment, Sakira Cook, Senior Director, Justice Program, The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund, reimagines transforming the pretrial justice syste…
 
In the autumn of 2020, Armenia and Azerbaijan fought a 44 daylong war over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, leading to thousands of civilian and military casualties, as well as more than one hundred thousand refugees. Despite a peace agreement, historical grievances, wartime atrocities, and nationalistic rhetoric have spurred continued v…
 
This is a summer rerun episode! Mark returns next week, and until then, we're taking a look back at some of last year's best episodes. We start with a tribute to the inimitable John Lewis, who passed one year ago on July 17th. Majority Whip Clyburn met Congressman John Lewis back when they were just John and Jim, marking the beginning of 60 years o…
 
The South African manufacturing and services sectors remain squarely in the crosshairs of economic and industrial policy makers and, equally, business leaders and sector analysts. Whether to stimulate much-needed growth, as in the case of the manufacturing sector, or to adapt to widespread technological change, as in the case of services firms, the…
 
ENCORE PRESENTATION! NO 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 feel free to dial in and share your thoughts on tonight's topic. A Just Cause continues to campaign for th…
 
In Episode 8 of Series 6 Todd is in conversation with Arlene Tickner and David Owen about the impact of Covid-19 on democracy and migration. Arlene is a Professor of International Relations in the School of Political Science, Government and International Relations at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia. David is a Professor of Social an…
 
It's been 17 months since we last spoke to authors Mark Britz and James Tyer. Since then, the world has shut down - on multiple occasions - and many of us have been working from home on a long-term basis. In this context, how do we make organizations 'social by design'? Ross G and Owen are joined once again by Mark and James to debate. We discuss: …
 
This is the third and final part of The Poor People Campaign's “Season of Nonviolent Direct Action,” which calls on congress to end the filibuster, pass all provisions of the For the People Act, restore and expand the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and raise the federal minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. In this series finale, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Co…
 
Teaching AIDS history to empower queer kids; growing up trans with “Jack and Yaya”; Georgian protests mount in Tbilisi anti-Pride violence aftermath, the E.U. tightens screws on homophobic Hungary and Poland, Israel opens fertility services to same-gender couples, and Cameroonian "attempted homosexuality" trans women are released pending appeal!Tho…
 
The Startup Visa Series is a series of interviews of thought leaders on startups, entrepreneurship, and immigration from around the world. Hear more about why they argue for the need for a startup visa. Guests include startup founders, venture capitalists, investors, policymakers, and others. This interview series coincides with the launch of the 2…
 
The Startup Visa Series is a series of interviews of thought leaders on startups, entrepreneurship, and immigration from around the world. Hear more about why they argue for the need for a startup visa. Guests include startup founders, venture capitalists, investors, policymakers, and others. This interview series coincides with the launch of the 2…
 
In today's episode, the NWS Team draws on an earlier conversation with Chinonye Donna Egbulem about white saviorism in Peace Corps. We strongly encourage you to listen to part 1 of this conversation. Listeners can support our work & the production of this podcast by signing up through Patreon. OR Venmo: @nowhitesaviors PayPal Connect with us on Ins…
 
This is part two of The Poor People Campaign's “Season of Nonviolent Direct Action,” which calls on congress to end the filibuster, pass all provisions of the For the People Act, restore and expand the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and raise the federal minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. Head back to Friday, July 16th for part one of this inspiring eve…
 
In this episode, Michael talks with Seed&Spark’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) experts Martina Potratz, Stefanie Monge, and Spencer Scott Barros about the power of using award-winning films to sparking meaningful, candid and often uncomfortable conversations that help organizations build inclusive work cultures and drive organizational tra…
 
Earlier this week, Bishop William Barber and The Poor People’s Campaign held an event in Washington D.C. to launch a season of nonviolent direct action, supported by a coordinated effort of clergy and moral leaders and organizations, including SEIU, the Sunrise Movement and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. In today’s episode, we listen in on the first p…
 
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 feel free to dial in and share your thoughts on tonight's topic. A Just Cause continues to campaign for the exoneration of the remaining "FreeThe…
 
Senator Turner has a heart-felt conversation with progressive entrepreneur, Joe Sanberg about corporate responsibility, public policy serving humanity, the call for universal healthcare … and how we can live morally and strive to simply treat one another better. #HelloSomebody! LINKS Joe Sanberg https://www.joesanberg.com/ Working Hero https://work…
 
Dr. Amara Enyia is a strategist, social Innovation and social Impact professional, and public policy expert on city and state policy as well as international affairs/foreign policy with expertise in Central Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. But today, she comes to us as a representative for the Movement for Black Lives, and helps us …
 
In this episode Ezio gives some background and context for Ontario’s destreaming of Grade 9 mathematics. This episode was recorded on June 20, prior to the removal of certain sections of the new math curriculum which addressed issues of equity and racism. For our 4 part series on changes to the K-8 math curriculum in…
 
The Startup Visa Series is a series of interviews of thought leaders on startups, entrepreneurship, and immigration from around the world. Hear more about why they argue for the need for a startup visa. Guests include startup founders, venture capitalists, investors, policymakers, and others. This interview series coincides with the launch of the 2…
 
You know Brittany Temple as the Producer behind the scenes of Make It Plain, but she’s also a writer and publisher of a bi-weekly newsletter, Write All Along. Her most recent issue was inspired by Bill Cosby’s release from jail--she wasn’t surprised it happened, and felt frustrated with the continued fixation on big headline stories, when sexual as…
 
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. Our Special Guests for tonight's encore show are William Guide, Creator of Film the Police LA and Jarre…
 
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