Wbez's Worldview

Synopsis

WBEZ's global affairs program. Featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Also, foreign film reviews and human rights commentaries. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell. This podcast is free, in mp3, and updated weekdays.

Episodes

  • Big Week in Brexit Bike Revolutions Returns to Chicago Ancient Grains Might Help Fight Gluten Intolerance

    Big Week in Brexit; Bike Revolutions Returns to Chicago; Ancient Grains Might Help Fight Gluten Intolerance

    03/09/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working majority in the Parliament’s House of Commons after an MP... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Hong Kong Activists Arrested Architects Co-Organize Climate Strike Weekend Passport: The Camino Project

    Hong Kong Activists Arrested; Architects Co-Organize Climate Strike; Weekend Passport: The Camino Project

    30/08/2019 Duration: 49min

    On today's show:Prominent pro-independence and pro-democracy activists were arrested over the course of a day in Hong Kong as months-old... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • How Prepared is the U.S. For A Future of Stronger Hurricanes? Sudans New Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Takes Office FROM THE ARCHIVES: Wal-Mart and Social Policy

    How Prepared is the U.S. For A Future of Stronger Hurricanes?; Sudan's New Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Takes Office; FROM THE ARCHIVES: Wal-Mart and Social Policy

    29/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:As the climate changes, the U.S. is exposed to stronger weather extremes. A policy analyst argues Hurricane Dorian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • The Amazon Is On Fire. How Have Brazils Environmental Policies Contributed to it? What Does Euthanasia and Execution Look Like Across the World? Global Notes: Remembering Celso Piña

    The Amazon Is On Fire. How Have Brazil's Environmental Policies Contributed to it?; What Does Euthanasia and Execution Look Like Across the World?; Global Notes: Remembering Celso Piña

    28/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:The head of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research was fired after revealing dramatic increases in deforestation in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • How to Hide an Empire Author on American Power Abroad

    "How to Hide an Empire" Author on American Power Abroad

    27/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:We learn about how American overseas power has shifted from massive colonial acuisitins to countless bases from Daniel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Several U.S. States Move To Restrict Pipeline Protests Iranian Foreign Minister Makes Surprise Appearance At G7 Summit Food Mondays: USDA Suppresses Climate Change Paper

    Several U.S. States Move To Restrict Pipeline Protests; Iranian Foreign Minister Makes Surprise Appearance At G7 Summit; Food Mondays: USDA Suppresses Climate Change Paper

    26/08/2019 Duration: 49min

    On today's show:Following the Standing Rock protests, many states have passed laws effectively criminalizing similar protests at oil... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • What Can Nature Do For You?

    What Can Nature Do For You?

    23/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:Worldview broadcasts from the Chicago Botanic Garden, where we explore how to make the health benefits of nature accessible... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Why Are Pollinators Important?

    Why Are Pollinators Important?

    22/08/2019 Duration: 49min

    On today's show: We broadcast live from the Chicago Botanic Garden, talking to experts about pollinators and why they're important to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Can Indigenous Knowledge Dismantle Colonialism? Ethnomathematicians Are Trying To Find Out.

    Can Indigenous Knowledge Dismantle Colonialism? Ethnomathematicians Are Trying To Find Out.

    21/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:Ethnomathematician Ron Eglash discusses how indigenous systems of creating knowledge could hold the key to ultimately... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Hong Kong Protests Escalate 13 Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Recounts Life in West Bank Archive: Ecuadoran Banana Farmers

    Hong Kong Protests Escalate; 13 Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Recounts Life in West Bank; Archive: Ecuadoran Banana Farmers

    20/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:A quarter of Hong Kong's population is protesting.Janna Jihad, a Palestinian-American, is the youngest journalist in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • 63 Dead In Kabul After ISIS Affiliate Strikes Wedding Black Vests Migrant Movement Demands End To Deportations in France Food Mondays: The Secrets of Bread

    63 Dead In Kabul After ISIS Affiliate Strikes Wedding; "Black Vests" Migrant Movement Demands End To Deportations in France; Food Mondays: The Secrets of Bread

    19/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:An ISIS-affiliated bombing killed at least 63 people in Kabul. We'll talk about what this means for Afghan... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Israel Bars U.S. Representatives Tlaib And Omar From Entry Lethally High Temperature Days Predicted To Increase Weekend Passport: From Manila To Acapulco

    Israel Bars U.S. Representatives Tlaib And Omar From Entry; Lethally High Temperature Days Predicted To Increase; Weekend Passport: From Manila To Acapulco

    16/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:Trump pressures NetanyahuClimate crisis worsensWeekend Passport [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Tortured Saudi Activist Refuses Conditional Release, WV25: Reminiscing with Former Worldview Producer, Joe Linstroth, Surabhi Ensembles World Peace Tour

    Tortured Saudi Activist Refuses Conditional Release, WV25: Reminiscing with Former Worldview Producer, Joe Linstroth, Surabhi Ensemble's World Peace Tour

    15/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:And while women can now drive and travel internationally in Saudi Arabia, many women who called for these reforms are still... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • United Arab Emirates-Backed Forces Square Off with Saudi Allies in Southern Yemen FROM THE ARCHIVES: The History of Protest in China Global Notes: El Paso Processes Grief Through Music

    United Arab Emirates-Backed Forces Square Off with Saudi Allies in Southern Yemen; FROM THE ARCHIVES: The History of Protest in China; Global Notes: El Paso Processes Grief Through Music

    14/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:Separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates seized a Yemeni from Saudi-backed government forces, potentially causing a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Global Look at Organ Donation, U.S. to Weaken Endangered Species Rules, Escalating Protests in Moscow

    Global Look at Organ Donation, U.S. to Weaken Endangered Species Rules, Escalating Protests in Moscow

    13/08/2019 Duration: 49min

    On today's show:The Trump Administration is in the process of implementing changes to the Endangered Species Act and the National... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down Airport Syrians Deported from Turkey Food Mondays: Lets Make Ramen

    Hong Kong Protesters Shut Down Airport; Syrians Deported from Turkey; Food Mondays: Let's Make Ramen

    12/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show: Several months of escalating of anti-government protests in Hong Kong took a new turn when protesters overran and shut... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • U.S. and Guatemala Sign Secretive Deal on Central American Asylum Seekers Kashmirs Constitutional Protections Are Gone. What Does That Mean for the Rest of South Asia? Weekend Passport: Queer Muslim Mythologies

    U.S. and Guatemala Sign Secretive Deal on Central American Asylum Seekers; Kashmir's Constitutional Protections Are Gone. What Does That Mean for the Rest of South Asia?; Weekend Passport: Queer Muslim Mythologies

    09/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:Alizana Americas founder Oscar Chacon gives us an update on President Trump's agreement with Guatemala to limit asylum... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • A Survivor Unpacks the Trauma of Canadas Indian Residential Schools Chicago High-Schoolers Experience Climate Change Firsthand on Arctic Voyage

    A Survivor Unpacks the Trauma of Canada's Indian Residential Schools; Chicago High-Schoolers Experience Climate Change Firsthand on Arctic Voyage

    08/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:Theodore Fontaine, a survivor of Canada's Indian Residential Schools, unpacks trauma, historical memory and the way forward... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • How The Legacy Of Slavery Informs Law Enforcement #WVBus: Global Notes With OKAN Historic Maxwell Street Market Celebrates Tastes Of Mexico

    How The Legacy Of Slavery Informs Law Enforcement; #WVBus: Global Notes With OKAN; Historic Maxwell Street Market Celebrates Tastes Of Mexico

    07/08/2019 Duration: 50min

    On today's show: An upcoming panel at the Illinois Holocaust MuseumGlobal NotesTastes of Mexico [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies North Korea Continues Missile Launches India Revokes Jammu And Kashmirs Autonomy

    U.S.-China Trade War Intensifies; North Korea Continues Missile Launches; India Revokes Jammu And Kashmir's Autonomy

    06/08/2019 Duration: 49min

    On today's show: Development in the U.S.-China trade warUpdate from the Korean PeninsulaA shake-up in Indian politics [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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