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

  • Democracy In Chains Author On The US Abroad And In Search Of Good Coffee, Caught Up In Yemen’s Civil War

    'Democracy In Chains' Author On The US Abroad And In Search Of Good Coffee, Caught Up In Yemen’s Civil War

    07/02/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: We check back in with Duke University historian and Democracy in Chains author Nancy MacLean after the first year of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Reporter Cited In GOP Russia Memo Responds Dozens of Rohingya Mass Graves Verified, Easing Closer to Genocide Definition And How Cities Like Vienna Can Be Designed For Gender Equality

    Reporter Cited In GOP Russia Memo Responds; Dozens of Rohingya Mass Graves Verified, Easing Closer to 'Genocide' Definition; And How Cities Like Vienna Can Be Designed For Gender Equality

    05/02/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: Michael Isikoff, an investigative reporter whose work was prominently featured in Devin Nunes’ congressional memo on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Alaska Shattered Record In 2017 For Hottest December Ever As Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low, Global Activism: Adrianas Angels Author Revisits Colombian Roots, And World History Moment: The Exile Of Leon Trotsky

    Alaska Shattered Record In 2017 For Hottest December Ever As Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low, Global Activism: 'Adriana's Angels' Author Revisits Colombian Roots, And World History Moment: The Exile Of Leon Trotsky

    01/02/2018 Duration: 50min

    O n today's show: Dr. Joseph Romm, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary at the U.S.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Preview Of President Trumps First State Of The Union Address, What If You Were Socially Ranked Everything You Did? China And Social Credit Ratings, And Thinking Of Heading South To Escape The Chicago Winter? It’s Summer In Antarctica

    Preview Of President Trump's First State Of The Union Address, What If You Were Socially Ranked Everything You Did? China And Social Credit Ratings, And Thinking Of Heading South To Escape The Chicago Winter? It’s Summer In Antarctica

    30/01/2018 Duration: 50min

    On today’s show: We’ll get a State of the Union preview and analysis from Steve Clemons, Washington editor-at-large for The Atlantic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Turks Escalate War In Syria, Accuse US Of Supporting Kurd Enemies And Food Mondays: India House Founder On Bringing His Hometown Food To Chicago

    Turks Escalate War In Syria, Accuse US Of Supporting Kurd Enemies And Food Mondays: India House Founder On Bringing His Hometown Food To Chicago

    29/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: Middle East analyst Helena Cobban discusses the war along the Turkey-Syria border and Turkish fears of U.S. support for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Doomsday Clock Moved To Latest Time Since 1953, Film Series Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War On Film At Gene Siskel Film Center, Weekend Passport: Turandot

    Doomsday Clock Moved To Latest Time Since 1953, Film Series 'Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War On Film' At Gene Siskel Film Center, Weekend Passport: 'Turandot'

    27/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: Rachel Bronson, executive director and publisher of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, talks about what led to its... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Honduran President Inaugurated, Skokie And Niles Township Hosts Coming Together: Celebrating Muslim-American Culture, And Learning Theology And Philosophy Through Film

    Honduran President Inaugurated, Skokie And Niles Township Hosts Coming Together: Celebrating Muslim-American Culture, And Learning Theology And Philosophy Through Film

    25/01/2018 Duration: 50min

    On today’s show: Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle — an interpreter, community organizer, and member of La Voz de Los de Abajo — discusses the 2017... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Analyst: Trump’s Solar Tariffs Will Slow Down Clean Energy In Illinois And Oxfam: In 2017, 82 Percent Of Worlds Wealth Went To Richest 1 Percent

    Analyst: Trump’s Solar Tariffs 'Will Slow Down' Clean Energy In Illinois And Oxfam: In 2017, 82 Percent Of World's Wealth Went To Richest 1 Percent

    24/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today's show: We discuss the latest attack on the economics of renewable energy with Lisa Albrecht, a renewable energy specialist for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Chicagos Unrivaled Biodiversity Detailed In 1400-Page Book, Flora Of The Chicago Region

    Chicago's Unrivaled Biodiversity Detailed In 1400-Page Book, 'Flora Of The Chicago Region'

    23/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today's show, Worldview opens up the phones to listeners to talk about how Midwesterners can save their money by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Feminism, White Supremacy, And Colonialism In The Year Since Trump’s Inauguration

    Feminism, White Supremacy, And Colonialism In The Year Since Trump’s Inauguration

    23/01/2018 Duration: 50min

    To discuss the intersectionality of race, gender, and colonized mentalities for the hour, we’re joined by Yasmin Nair, an academic,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Government Shutdown Jeopardizes Bill On DACA And TPS, Milos Stehlik Interviews Alexandra Dean On Her Film Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, And Weekend Passport: Puerto Ricans Reboot Christmas-End Festival In Hermosa

    Government Shutdown Jeopardizes Bill On DACA And TPS, Milos Stehlik Interviews Alexandra Dean On Her Film 'Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story', And Weekend Passport: Puerto Ricans Reboot Christmas-End Festival In Hermosa

    19/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: As the U.S. heads towards a government shutdown that would delay the fate of hundreds of thousands of so-called... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Pentagon Report Expands Justifications For Use Of Nuclear Weapons, Comparing US And World Policies On Pain Relief And Palliative Care, And India’s PUKAR Collective Utilizes Young Barefoot Researchers In Mumbai Slums

    Pentagon Report Expands Justifications For Use Of Nuclear Weapons, Comparing US And World Policies On Pain Relief And Palliative Care, And India’s PUKAR Collective Utilizes Young 'Barefoot Researchers' In Mumbai Slums

    18/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: We discuss a leaked report that says Pentagon officials are exploring new justifications for the use of nuclear... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • 2018 Women’s March Organizers To Broaden Scope And Global Notes: How African Immigrants In The 1980s Got Down With Music From Home

    2018 Women’s March Organizers To Broaden Scope And Global Notes: How African Immigrants In The 1980s 'Got Down' With Music From Home

    17/01/2018 Duration: 50min

    On today's show: We discuss the upcoming 2018 Women’s March national anniversary event in Las Vegas with national field coordinator... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Female Police Chief Tackles Sexual Assault In India And A Scientist Imploring Peers To Fight For Scientific Freedom

    Female Police Chief Tackles Sexual Assault In India And A Scientist Imploring Peers To Fight For Scientific Freedom

    16/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today's show:Rema Rajeshwari, a police chief in India, has adopted an innovative strategy to stop sexual harassment: dispatch... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Adding Insult To Injury, Trump Offends Haitians On Earthquake Anniversary, Milos Stehlik On French Artistss #MeToo Protest Letter And Review Of The Phantom Thread, And Weekend Passport: Artists Shed Light On Immigration And Racial Justice

    Adding Insult To Injury, Trump Offends Haitians On Earthquake Anniversary, Milos Stehlik On French Artists's #MeToo Protest Letter And Review Of 'The Phantom Thread', And Weekend Passport: Artists Shed Light On Immigration And Racial Justice

    13/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: To discuss President Trump's recent disparaging comments about immigration and reactions from Chicago’s Haitian... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Israel Bans The American Friends Service Committee, New York City Just Sued 5 Oil Companies. Could Chicago?, World History Moment: First Subway, And CAUSEGEAR: Fashion That Alleviates Poverty

    Israel Bans The American Friends Service Committee, New York City Just Sued 5 Oil Companies. Could Chicago?, World History Moment: First Subway, And CAUSEGEAR: Fashion That Alleviates Poverty

    11/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today’s show: Brant Rosen and Jennifer Bing made what could be the last trip to Israel and Palestine last fall after Israel amended a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Amid Talks In Korea, The US Hand Displayed The Rough And Tumble World Of Freshwater Turtles And Neglected Detainees In Guantanamo Still There After 16 Years

    Amid Talks In Korea, The US Hand Displayed; The Rough And Tumble World Of Freshwater Turtles; And Neglected Detainees In Guantanamo Still There After 16 Years

    10/01/2018 Duration: 49min

    On today's show: The Atlantic writer Uri Freidman discusses national security adviser H.R. McMaster's ideology around a possible nuclear... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Religious Under Fire For Resisting Honduran Regime And Church Leading Civil Society Against DR Congo’s President

    Religious Under Fire For Resisting Honduran Regime And Church Leading Civil Society Against DR Congo’s President

    09/01/2018 Duration: 50min

    On today's show:Jesuit scholastic Matt Ippel discusses threats in Honduras after an anonymous flyer accused religious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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