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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Join Amber, Gloria and Wendy as they uncover and explore uncomfortable, complicated and sometimes wonderful workplace truths. Influencers in their own right, these podcast hosts get candid with HR movers and shakers about how they translate intent into action in their organizations. Culture, compliance, equity—nothing's off the table! This is a podcast approved for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification PDCs. Details are inside each qualifying mini-series episode.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Care about animals? Into veganism? Love your dog? This is the place for you. The most thought-provoking movers and shakers from the world of animal advocacy chat with author Jasmin Singer and animal law expert Mariann Sullivan about how we can all change the world for animals. Plus, hear cutting-edge commentary on the latest news, as well as bold (and hilarious) reports from the bizarre and angry world of animal agriculture. Join this thriving community; it’s open to all who care about anima ...
 
WorldAffairs is dedicated to curating conversations across difference, on both global challenges and global solutions. We explore international affairs with the world’s most knowledgeable voices in politics, business, academia, media and technology. Each hour-long episode marries thought-provoking analysis from multiple perspectives to make complex issues relatable. Our expert hosts, former nuclear policy expert Philip Yun, and renowned journalists Ray Suarez and Markos Kounalakis, have only ...
 
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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…
 
As the world prepares for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) seeks to hold the Qatari government accountable for labor and human rights violations against migrant workers building the infrastructure for the event. Thousands of migrant workers have died on Qatari construction sites, and there are numerous …
 
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…
 
What is happening between Armenia and Azerbaijan?Neil Hauer is a Canadian analyst and journalist focused on Russia, Syria, and the Caucasus, both North and South. His primary focus is Chechnya, violence and politics in the North and South Caucasus, and the Syrian conflict, particularly Russia's role there. Neil has written for a wide array of promi…
 
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…
 
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 the past year, reports of anti-Asian hate crimes have spiked in major cities, and a third of Asian Americans say they live in fear of racially-motivated attacks. A lot of this is attributed to anti-Asian rhetoric about the pandemic. But the hard truth is that whenever tensions escalate between the United States and Asian nations overseas, Asian-…
 
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 (DEI) 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 tran…
 
Despite their strong technical backgrounds and experience working in specialized teams, veterans still have a hard time securing employment when they enter the civilian workforce. In this episode of Honest HR, host Gloria Sinclair Miller speaks with Ronda Wakefield, a human resources consultant and talent acquisition specialist, on how HR and talen…
 
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…
 
Eric Boehlert, Publisher of Pressrun.media, is back for our monthly dissection of political press coverage, and as usual, things are a sexist mess. Politico is on a mission to push VP Harris’ office as chaotic and inaccessible; whether or not that’s true, Eric can’t find any evidence of male politician’s offices being examined in the same way--and …
 
Tracing the tricky timeline of the U.S. trans troop rollout; the gay story behind an iconic 1960’s pop graphic is revealed in a “Rainbow Minute”: Tblisi anti-Pride mobs target "promo homo" journos, tens of thousands rise in Spain against a gay-bashing death, queer China student WeChat outlets are suddenly shut down, the Euro rights court sides with…
 
This week our guest on the podcast is Gleb Bogush. Gleb Bogushis a lawyer, with a PhD in law, and an associate professor at the HigherSchool of Economics in Moscow and an expert in international law. The issues discussed in the podcast include: what it means tobe an expert in international law; human rights in the practice of an internationallawyer…
 
Sandie Morgan and Derek Marsh discuss how anti-trafficking efforts can be adjusted to increase the focus on labor trafficking and how the five P model works strictly related to labor trafficking. They go into depth on being victim-centered and trauma-informed when working with labor trafficking victims and how sex trafficking efforts relate to labo…
 
Ready or not, the Tokyo 2020 Games are happening...in 2021. Since the Olympics as we know them started in 1896, they have only been canceled or postponed for drastic events like World Wars… and now, a pandemic. Japan is entering a state of emergency as COVID-19 cases are on the rise, so why do they insist on hosting the Olympics? In this week’s epi…
 
It’s time for our monthly analysis of the most recent job report with Chad Stone, Chief Economist at the Center on Budget and Policy and Priorities. Chad helps us understand the numbers in the report, as well as what makes the unemployment rate misleading. Chad explains why we are in desperate need of unemployment insurance reform, as Republican Go…
 
This week, Michael talks with organizational psychologist, human capital strategist and Aikido practitioner, Simon Rakoff, about how we can apply Aikido principles and practices to our development as leaders. Along the way, we cover a lot of ground, ranging from Star Wars to the Boston Red Sox, and then connect it all to how cultivating more focus,…
 
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