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American Diplomat goes behind the scenes to hear real stories from diplomats who lived newsworthy events overseas. Experience the Cuban revolution, Central American insurgencies, the end of apartheid and more through the eyes of those who were there. A project of the Una Chapman Cox Foundation in partnership with the American Academy of Diplomacy.
 
A true account from the late 70’s to present day, of two small groups of radio DJ’s who set up and ran the worlds loudest AM radio station in the southern hemisphere, Capital Radio 604.and its effect on apartheid-era S.Africa. It was one long party in the banana republic. of Transkei, and its closing didn’t go without a fight and plenty of tears and drama. Narrated and written by a British founder DJ, Steve Crozier.
 
With new episodes out every second Thursday, Umoya is a podcast that seeks to share the various modes and influences of spiritual practice in our lives and work. We want to understand how modern Africans are thinking about their sense of being and belong. Who are we? What makes us human? And to explore these questions within the realms of indigenous knowledge systems. Yintoni ubuNtu ngezintsuku? What is the role of love and spiritual identity in the aftermath of apartheid? While the conversa ...
 
Alibi is an investigative podcast over eight episodes. You can download all eight on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/za/podcast/alibi…d1209845144?mt=2 Or iono: iono.fm/c/4110 Or at www.alibi.org.za Journalist Paul McNally investigates a story involving cash-in-transit robberies, car chases and apartheid cops over eight weeks. We start in 1994 and track the case to the present day. Presented by: Freddy Mabitsela & Paul McNally Music composition and additional production by John Bartmann https://john ...
 
Actors Idris Elba (“Prometheus”) and Naomie Harris (“Skyfall”), along with director Justin Chadwick discuss their new film, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name. Starring Elba and Harris as Nelson and Winnie Mandela, the movie chronicles Mandela’s early life, as well as his anti-apartheid struggle, his imprisonment, and his efforts to rebuild the country’s once segregated society.
 
We’re going deeper than ever before and exploring what it means to be an athlete. Our guests range from pro cyclist Laurens ten Dam, who speaks about his struggles in the pro peloton and the time when his career almost ended, to Mirna Valerio, author of the blog “Fat Girl Running” who is trying to change people’s perceptions about what it means to be fit. We’ll speak with Ricky Gates about what he found when he was running every single street in San Francisco – all 1,300 miles of them. And w ...
 
Australian-based comedians Jarred Keane & Fady Kassab ask the difficult, infrequently asked questions in an effort to better understand themselves and the world they inhabit. Guests bring in their unique perspective and life experiences to topics such as Immigration, War & Combat, Depression, Terminal illness, Disability, Addiction, Homelessness, Incarceration, Sex Work, Religion & Spirituality, Marriage and more.New episodes dropped every Monday AEST.
 
Innovation City is a podcast featuring the innovators, disruptors and creators behind the innovation movement. Imagine a place where you can break through the status quo of business as usual and realize your life's purpose. A place where you can have an impact and shape the future. This place exists in cities across the world. In this innovation podcast we introduce you to the disruptors, innovators, and creators behind the movement.
 
This is a three-part series about the Bo-Kaap and gentrification. It reflects on the history, present and potential future of the iconic neighbourhood and the changes and challenges it is facing. It looks at the history and founding of Bo-Kaap and how it was affected during apartheid. It tracks the changes to the historical businesses in the area and the new ones that are opening and it considers what should guide the development of the area. It covers the controversy of the current developm ...
 
Coming in from the Cold explores forgotten—or never-remembered—national security policy initiatives, incidents and events during the Cold War. In each episode Cold War Historian Bill Rosenau, sits down with experts on a wide range of topics to discuss these events and how they are relevant to today’s challenges. The views expressed here are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views of CNA or any of its sponsors.
 
Career Foreign Service Officers interview America’s most influential diplomats, capturing the sacrifice, professionalism, humor, heroism, wisdom, and triumph of modern-day American diplomacy. Through personal anecdotes, guests explain what they were trying to achieve with a given foreign policy, how they tried to accomplish those objectives, and where things went right (or wrong). Featuring conversations with America’s greatest foreign policy minds, including Thomas Pickering, John Negropont ...
 
Statistics need Stories to give them meaning. Stories need Statistics to give them credibility. Every Thursday John Bailer, Richard Campbell and Rosemary Pennington get together with a new, interesting guest to bring you the Statistics behind the Stories and the Stories behind the Statistics.
 
How does society create and control our social world? How do passports and passbooks function as agents of government control? And what are the purposes of citizenship tests and ceremonies? This album provides insight into how large communities are organised to regulate their social behaviour. People who lived under Apartheid in South Africa describe how their passbook governed their social world, from alcohol consumption to medical health. Philosophers, politicians and academics offer diffe ...
 
This is the place for unwinding your brain after a stressful moment, a long day, or just looking for a place to relax. Your host, Dana, will be reading excerpts from Books, poetry, and prose. It’s perfect for getting to sleep to, car rides, or just chilling. So, pour your cup of tea or coffee, wrap up in your favorite blankey, and open your mind.
 
Uplifting young people worldwide - with Don Fass REACHING UP! RADIO series of 30-minute music and interview shows broadcast on satellite, shortwave and internet radio all over the world for youth and young adults. Subjects as varied as AIDS, Christian, South Africa after apartheid, spirituality, forgiveness and tolerance, youth issues and more! Produced by Raymond McCullough, Precious Oil Productions Ltd, Northern Ireland (www.reachingupmedia.com)
 
Africa Carrefour is a podcast featuring Cameroonian born Lucien Nana Yobo as he talks about everything Africa. Including but not limited to, what it means to be African, African governance and struggles of the immigrant. The podcast also follows the journey of young Africans both at home and in the diaspora on their quest of changing the African narrative.
 
Through Engage360, Denver Seminary and our guests explore the redemptive power of the gospel and the life-changing truth of Scripture at work in our culture today. Together, we address the larger conversations taking place within the spheres of evangelicalism, theological education, and cultural engagement.
 
DJ Lynnée Denise coined the term ‘DJ Scholarship’ in 2013 to explain DJ culture as a mixed-mode research practice—subversive in its ability to shape and define social experiences and shifting the public perception of the DJ as a purveyor of party music to an image of the DJ as an archivist who assesses, organizes and provides access to music with critical value.
 
One Bold Idea tells stories of pivotal moments in California history that have shaped the world, spanning topics from the arts, health, agriculture and technology. This series is produced in celebration of the University of California's 150th anniversary. For more stories, visit 150.universityofcalifornia.edu
 
Join filmmaker Steven Silver, photographer and author Greg Marinovich and actor Taylor Kitsch as they discuss this gripping drama based on the nonfiction book by Greg Marinovich. The film follows four young combat photographers who risk their lives and use their cameras to tell the world of the violence associated with the first free elections in post-apartheid South Africa.
 
Filling the Gapp is a podcast about the important topics in South Africa that goes beyond the usual discussions of government simply in terms of corruption and incompetence. Of course, they are. But we aim to go deeper than that. What are the deeper underlying reasons informing South Africa's ruling ANC? How does the historical background of the ANC elders inform their strange decisions to ban the sources of sin tax, cigarettes and alcohol? How did the good intentions of anti-Apartheid activ ...
 
Hosts Jac and Nat are fresh out of college and studying for the Foreign Service Officer Test. Unfortunately, they have quickly realized how little they know about world history. Join them each week as they sit down and have a conversation about influential moments in history and ask, “How did we not know that?”. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hdwnkt/support
 
Gardening is about more than just roots and leaves, it’s about human connection, successes and failures, moments of mindfulness and growing some good. This is the most delightfully human podcast about plants you’ll ever listen to! Hosted by Mangesh Hattikudur and collaboration between iHeartMedia and you by your friends at Miracle-Gro “Humans Growing Stuff” is a show about growing and gardening for everyone. We’ll share sweetly inspiring stories, tips and tricks to nurture your plant addicti ...
 
Welcome to The Conditional Release Program, a podcast that delves into the netherworld of cults, crims and con artists. We don’t like these people and it shows. We believe the best way to expose them is to hold them up to a harsh light, point our index fingers in their general direction and mock them mercilessly, take them down a peg or two until they cease to exist in any other form than the shit on our shoes. Hosted by Jack the Insider and Joel Hill with a rotation of guests that generally ...
 
In this Podcast, we will invite inspiring guests from all around the world! 🌎We will discover their passion, their dream job, their interest, their vision and their talent; we will learn from them all thru their love for life and their positive energy. 💕🧍🏻‍♀️🧍🏿👫👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👨🏽‍🤝‍👨🏿Join me in this fun and inspiring adventure! Let's have a good time; let's relax and appreciate each other's company while also discovering the true talents, heroes and creative minds living among us! 🦸🏻‍♀️🦸🏽‍♂️AS ALWAYS ...
 
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Acclaimed author, journalist and comedian David Smiedt talks about life growing up in Apartheid South Africa, moving to Australia, coming to comedy later in life and meeting your heroes. In Memory of Dave Jory. Loving husband and father, a light in any room, he was adored by many within and beyond the Australian comedy community. He will be sorely …
 
In 1976, a young Cindy Breakspeare was selected to represent Jamaica at the Miss World pageant by Mickey Haughton-James. However, an issue was at hand as, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Michael Manley withdrew the country from the Miss World pageant in the same year , thus Jamaican did not have a pageant nor was the country allowed to send a repres…
 
It’s Episode 54, and the prognosis is bleak for Santa’s Little Helper in “Dog Of Death”, broadcast on 12 March 1992, but looking better for South Africa after their Apartheid referendum, which came five days later. Along the way we’ll get Covid tested, visit some dogs with evil owners, marvel at a song that lasts 22 hours and explore the dark histo…
 
In the age of free two-day shipping and groceries on demand, it may still be shocking to know that many low-income residents of cities still suffer from a scarcity of affordable or quality fresh food. These are food deserts, and they still exist in thralling metropolises like New York City and Atlanta. Host Mangesh Hattikudur speaks to growers and …
 
South Africa, one of the most beautiful countries in the world, has an ugly past marked by one of the severest examples of racial segregation in history. In this episode Jac explains the system known as Apartheid and its lasting effects on the country today. Learn More and Donate to PASSOP: https://www.passop.co.za/ Help us improve the quality of o…
 
“I know all across the country and neighborhoods, communities, they’re suffering through food apartheid. And my goal is so that we don’t have to talk about that word anymore.” - Tyrean Lewis Today’s guest is Tyrean Lewis, Founder & CEO of Heru Urban Farming, which aims to provide underserved communities with fresh, local produce, and put an end to …
 
The first two decades of this century will be remembered for the #MeToo movement. It started with the scores of abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. As part of Radio National's The Big 20: Our Century So Far, Big Ideas brings you Ronan Farrow's harrowing account of his investigation. It’s not a story about sex, but about the abuse of power. …
 
It's been a tough week for the Nazis. Realising that Pete Evans might be one of them has surely caused an existential crisis in the ranks. This week Jack looks at the common misconception that the Nazis are a leftist phenomenon. Just cause it's called 'national socialism', doesn't mean it came from that side of politics. We also document the bigges…
 
In 1977, Anwar Sadat became the first Egyptian president to visit Israel and address the Israeli parliament the Knesset. At the time, Egypt was still formally at war with Israel - a country which no Arab nation then recognised. Sadat's visit led to a formal peace treaty between the two countries. Louise Hidalgo spoke to the Egyptian cameraman, Moha…
 
Kaitlyn O’Connor of Prairie Moon Nursery walks us through the principles of selecting seed mixes for native plantings for pollinator habitat and ecological restoration, then goes over some specific recommendations. This is part 2 of a 3-part series on pollinator habitat on organic farms. Following this series, join us for a Post-Podcast Farmer Chat…
 
Of all places to look for statistics, who’d have thought a settlement house would be a place that you would find insight into data of their communities. However, that’s the focus of this episode of Stats+Short Stories with guest Sharon Lohr.Lohr researches and writes about statistics: where they come from, how to interpret them, and how to tell the…
 
It's 60 years since African Americans Paul and Eslanda Robeson toured Australia. Despite entrenched racism, Paul became a world famous singer and actor and both were political activists promoting racial equality, workers rights and womens rights. We also look at how the pandemic has made us rethink the way we work as life expectancy increases and w…
 
Hello :) This episode is all about Kinder Scout, an open plateau in the centre of the Peak District in England. I start by talking a bit about its location and its history, concentrating on the Mass Trespass back in 1932 that may have launched the 'right to roam' movement in the UK. The rest of the pod mentions the things you can see and visit on i…
 
Bill Burns, one of our favorite guests, is shortlisted for Secretary of State in the Biden administration. Go, Bill! We're reposting our discussion with him from last year about his book "The Back Channel," which is even more timely now than it was when it was first published. Plus, Pete has a story about his recent visit to Trumpland. Enjoy!…
 
The issue on every American's mind for the past century: What is wrong with our healthcare system? Why do we spend the most on healthcare, yet fail to deliver basic coverage to every American? The United States Healthcare system is perhaps as complex as the billing codes that insurance companies use to charge us (sometimes) into bankruptcy. Gone ar…
 
Samir Kassir, a Lebanese journalist, academic and political activist, paid the ultimate price for his work when he was killed by a car bomb outside his Beirut home in 2005.While accusations, speculation and denials followed his death, it was clear that Kassir's critical voice had drawn the ire of big power players in Lebanon. This documentary tells…
 
In August 1944 President Franklin D Roosevelt agreed to allow nearly one thousand Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe to come to America. They were allowed entry only as "guests", so as not to breach strict US immigration quotas in place during the whole of WW2. The refugees, who arrived on a troop ship from Italy, were housed in a former …
 
“It goes back to my childhood. It goes back to the definition of gratitude. And that’s been I would say the motivating factor that made a difference in what I could have been and where I am today.” -– Galina Russell Today’s guest is Galina Russell, Managing Director of REEF Technology and COO of REEF Energy Division, a tech startup transforming und…
 
You might be suffering pandemic fatigue but at least Australia doesn't have a dramatic spike in cases. Virus numbers are surging in Britain, Europe and America. Is there an end in sight ? How long before the world gets on top of the coronavirus? That’s the question for America’s top infectious disease specialist , Dr Anthony Fauci and Professor Sha…
 
Sirimavo Bandaranaike was elected the modern world's first female head of government in 1960 when she became Prime Minister of Sri Lanka or Ceylon as it was known then. She entered politics after the assassination of her husband Solomon Bandrainaike in 1959. Farhana Haider has been speaking to her daughter Sunethra Bandaranaike about her mother's r…
 
The Palestine Podcast showcases a selection of lectures, talks and interviews featuring leading experts and social justice activists active on the Palestine-Israel issue. Brought to you by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Click here to view all podcasts. ===== PP#54 – Palestinian Museums, Museums for Palestine’ with Faisal Saleh and Salim…
 
In 2008, Captain Colin Darch and his crew were taking a tug boat from Russia to Singapore when they were attacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. They were held hostage for 47 days. In the late 2000s, Somali piracy was starting to become a major threat in the Indian Ocean. Over the next few years there were hundreds of attacks a year until n…
 
Anti vaccine activists are a pain in the arse. We plan to give you an idea of why they give us the shits and what makes them particularly evil. A cult of grifters and scumbags that has only been galvanised by the events of 2020. We also have a look at The Bonk Ban, the rampant electoral fraud that plagues the United States democratic mechanisms and…
 
So this one is pretty spicy. I wrote this under a psuedonym because I simply did not want to deal with raging antivaxxers if the article got any hits. About 10k hits later and no death threats means it will (probably) be fine. But at this point, we have created a podcast dedicated to poking the beehive and sometimes you just gotta turn up and see h…
 
While Fady relaxes by the beach, Jarred recounts the awkwardness of nostalgia pangs when passing an active school playground. This episode continues Fady's fascination with Australian culture and history at an apt time during NAIDOC week with musings on the "One True God" and the interconnectivity of the human experience that gets forgotten in a re…
 
Yumna Patel visits Palestinian farmers attacked by Israeli settlers during the annual olive harvest. Michael Arria, author of THE SHIFT newsletter on U.S. politics around Palestine talks about the outcome of the 2020 election, what it means for Democrats and the impact it may have on the struggle to end the Israeli occupation. View Yumna's video re…
 
Psychoanalyst and paediatrician Donald Winnicott helped shape childcare in Britain through a series of BBC radio broadcasts in the 1940s and 50s. He suggested mothers did best when they followed their instincts, got to know their babies and ignored prescribed rules. He became most famous for developing the idea of what he called ‘the good-enough mo…
 
Karin Jokela, Xerces Society Wildlife Biologist, talks about pollinator conservation and how these practices mesh with organic standards. Get some tools for assessing habitat, and learn about some of the NRCS programs that offer both financial and technical assistance to help you get started. This is part 1 of a 3-part series on pollinator habitat …
 
When an individual is admitted to a hospital they are quite often hooked up to a pan plea of monitoring devices all designed to help the doctors and nurses caring for them meet their medical needs. Increasingly hospitals are exploring how machine learning can help them better monitor patient vital signs and that’s a focus of this episode of Stats a…
 
An international committee of astronomers agreed Pluto wasn't really a planet in 2006. They reclassified it as a 'dwarf planet' instead. The decision was made after Mike Brown of the California Institute of Technology identified a larger body, Eris, in the Kuiper Belt. He has been telling Bethan Head about his discovery and the public outcry that f…
 
Archaeologists in Western Australia are discovering the 50,000 year old story of indigenous occupation and advocating stronger heritage legislation to preserve it. We also look at the learning losses caused by school closures during the pandemic and a government funded tutoring scheme in Britain to help disadvantaged students catch up.…
 
We are what we eat.In this film, we embark on a culinary journey and dig into the hidden history of four favourite foods - from Andalusia to the Levant. Travelling through Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, we seek out their true origins and discover what they tell us about the cultures that created them.Paella dates back to the Umayyad Cali…
 
The issue on every American's mind for the past century: What is wrong with our healthcare system? Why do we spend the most on healthcare, yet fail to deliver basic coverage to every American? The United States Healthcare system is perhaps as complex as the billing codes that insurance companies use to charge us (sometimes) into bankruptcy. Gone ar…
 
At the start of World War One, British and German colonial forces went into battle in East Africa. Tens of thousands of African troops and up to a million porters were conscripted to fight and keep the armies supplied. We hear very rare recordings of Kenyan veterans of the King's African Rifles, talking about their experiences of the war. The inter…
 
How should a nation confront its racist past? Should public monuments linked with racial injustice be removed? These questions are being asked all over the world. Susan Neiman’s book, “Learning from the Germans”, charts Germany’s attempts to grapple with its Nazi past. It also examines the legacy of racism in America’s Deep South.…
 
Have you ever come in from the yard after planting and pruning actually felt sore? It’s as if you went to a high intensity workout class, but you were actually just turning the compost. You’re not alone! Gardening does a body good. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gardening qualifies as actual exercise and just 30-45 min…
 
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