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The Grassroots View

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European Economic and Social Committee, via EuroPod

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The Grassroots view, the new podcast series launched by the European Economic and Social Committee (https://www.eesc.europa.eu/) (EESC), explores the hot topics everyone seems to be debating these days in Europe, but it does so from a civil society perspective, bringing testimonies from actors on the ground and accounts from EESC members who represent their interests in Brussels. A podcast member of EuroPod: https://www.bullemedia.eu/europod See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info ...
 
The Valley Labor Report is a weekly talk radio show from Huntsville Alabama hosted by David Story and Jacob Morrison. We focus on organized labor, worker, civil and human rights. The show airs every Saturday from 9:30AM – 11AM on WVNN 92.5 FM. We cover local, state, and national news for workers, by workers. The hosts hope specifically to educate the audience about the power they have through organizing and solidarity. You can support this show through the following links: http://patreon.com ...
 
Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture, and co-host of the New Books in Middle Eastern Studies podcast. James is the author of The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, a book with the same title as well as Comparative Political Transitions between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and North Africa, co-authored with Dr. Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario and Shifting Sand ...
 
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Homecoming

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The Homecoming Podcast

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Welcome to Homecoming, a podcast that features the diverse stories, experiences, and insights of Asian, Asian American, and mixed heritage Asian folks. I'm your host, Angelreana, an Asian American college student trying to understand and process this crazy world we live in. Each week, I'll bring on guests to discuss topics like affirmative action, international politics, being Asian and LGBTQ+, interracial solidarity, and everything in between. New episodes out every Saturday! Support this p ...
 
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CAAT Podcast

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Campaign Against Arms Trade

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Campaign Against Arms Trade is a UK-based organisation working to end the international arms trade. The arms business has a devastating impact on human rights and security, and damages economic development. Large scale military procurement and arms exports only reinforce a militaristic approach to international problems.
 
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The Social Entrepreneurship Diaries

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The Social Entrepreneurship Diaries

Andreia Barbosa, SE.lab, EMES Research Network and Impact Hub Amsterdam

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The Social Entrepreneurship Diaries is a podcast about social entrepreneurship, focusing on European practices and research. In Europe, there is a fascinating diversity within the Third Sector / Social Economy / Solidarity Economy / Social Enterprise and Social Innovation fields. Andreia Barbosa, a journalist and writer in quest of ideas for sustainable, ecological and inclusive ways of life, brings you a personal account of her discoveries in these fields. Co-produced by SE.lab, EMES Intern ...
 
A podcast looking at Left politics in Ireland from the Irish Left Archive. We talk to activists, writers, historians, politicians and others involved in Left organisations and movements about their experiences of participating in Left parties and campaigns; Left publications and political documents they've been involved in; and the history and development of progressive politics in Ireland. We also look at the role of the Irish Left Archive and similar informal projects. The podcast is hoste ...
 
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Umeeda Switlo

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CUSO and VSO Canada have merged to form CUSO-Voluntary Service Overseas, one of North America's largest international development organizations that works through volunteers. The two agencies joined forces to more effectively work towards our vision of a world without poverty or injustice. The act of volunteering can be transformative for both the overseas communities and the volunteers themselves. That's why CUSO-VSO believes we are changing the world, one volunteer at a time. As a strength ...
 
A business and lifestyle podcast providing helpful tips, different perspectives, and unique stories by interviewing everyday people from all generations. Each week, we explore new topics as we attempt to answer the question, “How far are you willing to expand the horizons of your thinking and actively seek out discomfort to create a happy and healthy life for yourself?”. (https://linktr.ee/UnmutedGenerations)
 
A behind-the-scenes look at the stories behind the stories from the CTV Vancouver newsroom. Penny Daflos discusses the stressful, inspiring, irritating and heartbreaking moments that never make it on TV in unfiltered conversations with her colleagues – including other reporters, anchors, videographers, technicians and producers who battle the clock each day to make deadline.
 
VEDENGA ROJAVA - ECHOES OF THE RESISTANCE An internationalists radio project bringing an inside look into Afrin resistance. Revolutionaries from different parts of the world organized in different collectives and organizations in Rojava found an importance to come together and launch an audio project focused on the peoples resistance against an invasion of Afrin canton carried by the fascist state of Turkey and its jihadist proxies. Our aim is to spread an awareness of this historical event ...
 
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This week I give my take on the vaccine wars in the NBA. It’s a thorny subject and I break it down. Also we have Jake’s Takes as my kid will tell you who will win this week’s NFL games. All this and more on this week’s show! Zirin, We Need Barcelona’s Hidden Radical History Now More Than Ever https://www.thenation.com/article/society/barcelona-olym…
 
Our guest in this episode is Jess Spear. Jess is an eco-socialist and socialist feminist activist based in Dublin. She is National Organiser of RISE, a revolutionary Marxist network of People Before Profit (PBP). She is the editor of the eco-socialist quarterly magazine, Rupture, and co-authored the pamphlet What is eco-socialism?. She was a resear…
 
Listen to the Sat. Nov. 27, 2021 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program highlights our regular PANW report with dispatches on the South African government claiming that it is being punished for its scientific discovery of the new Omicron variant of th…
 
Listen to the Fri. Nov. 26, 2021 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the role of the United States in destabilizing and undermining the government of Ethiopia; Sudanese mass organizations continue…
 
✦ LINKS ✦ Alabama’s New Electoral Lines are Racially Gerrymandered — Here’s Why: https://www.aclu.org/news/voting-rights/alabamas-new-electoral-lines-are-racially-gerrymandered-heres-why Groups Launch Legal Challenges Over Alabama Racial Gerrymandering: https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/groups-launch-legal-challenges-over-alabama-racial-gerrymand…
 
It has been a good week for United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed. Headline-grabbing, fast-paced moves reinforce the UAE's position as a regional power. They highlight the UAE's willingness to chart a course that increasingly competes with Saudi Arabia, the Gulf's regional behemoth; is at times at odds with US policy; and scoffs at a…
 
Twenty-three-year-old Mohamed Rasheed was at a loss after returning to Iraq from a grueling failed attempt to cross the Belarus-Polish border. “There’s no life for us here. There are no jobs; there is no future,” he told a Washington Post reporter. Mr. Rasheed was returning to a country whose population has largely been excluded from sharing in the…
 
When seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton wore a helmet this weekend featuring the colours of the LGBTI Pride Progress Flag during the debut Qatar Grand Prix, he was challenging more than the Gulf state’s failure to recognise rights.So will the Danish Football Union (DBU), Denmark’s governing soccer body, that announced that its com…
 
This week we speak to Rob Goldman, author of the new book, The Sisterhood: The 99ers and the Rise of U.S. Women's Soccer. This book looks at the US Women’s 1999 World Cup team, how they came together, personalities on the team, and their lasting impact on sport in the world. We also have “Choice Words” about what’s happening in China with Peng Shua…
 
Listen to the Sun. Nov. 21, 2021 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the ongoing media campaign in the United States to misinform the public about the actual developments inside the Horn of Africa…
 
Listen to the Sat. Nov. 20, 2021 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the continuing mobilization in Ethiopia against the United States supported efforts to remove the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahm…
 
Featuring Palestinians who lived through the 1948 Nakba and their descendants: Nida El-Muti, Dina El-Muti, and Hasan HammamiThe Nakba, the displacement of over 750,000 Palestinians from their homeland from 1947-49, is among the root causes of the conflict in Palestine-Israel and critical to understanding the failure of the decades-long “peace-proce…
 
Three major stories broke over the past week about Israel’s cyber-surveillance of Palestinians, from hacking the phones of human rights defenders and officials, to increased monitoring of Jerusalemites, to the mass deployment of facial recognition software against Palestinians in the West Bank. To discuss these issues and their broader implications…
 
In this episode we are joined by Gabriella a rank and file Teamster, UPS worker, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union steering committee member. In this episode we discuss rank and file union organizing, the challenges and opportunities the upcoming Teamsters election presents, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union. Follow Gabriella on Twitter @revi…
 
In this episode we are joined by Gabriella a rank and file Teamster, UPS worker, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union steering committee member. In this episode we discuss rank and file union organizing, the challenges and opportunities the upcoming Teamsters election presents, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union. Follow Gabriella on Twitter @revi…
 
Leslie Masland (vice article: https://www.vice.com/en/article/g5gzz4/our-future-is-not-for-sale-america-is-witnessing-the-biggest-strike-wave-in-a-generation)Alex Wells on the environment leading up to and surrounding the strike.Luz Villafana, San Diego County Employee during the strike(narrated)Dee Myers, San Diego County Employee during the strik…
 
In that town called San Diego, when the workers try to talk,The cops will smash them with a sap and tell them, "Take a walk!"They throw them in a bull-pen and they feed them rotten beans,And they call that law and order in that city; so it seemsThe Little Red Songbook's "We're Bound For San Diego" (1912)This session of Labor History Talks was recor…
 
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has tamed his kingdom’s ultra-conservative religious establishment and made hyper-nationalism rather than religion a pillar of a new 21st century Saudi identity.But the first beneficiaries of a recent decree to give citizenship to high-end achievers in law, medicine, science, technology, culture, and sports su…
 
We are excited to share with our supporters that we have returned to terrestrial radio – bigger and better than ever. For November, we have this soft relaunch on WZZA – a black owned news and soul station in Muscle Shoals, the area of Alabama with the highest union density in the country. We returned to the airways on Tuesday, November 9 at 4pm. Th…
 
In this episode, we talk to Aileen O’Carroll of the Workers Solidarity Movement (WSM). Aileen first became politically active via Student Union and pro-choice politics, and joined the anarchist WSM in the early 1990s and remains a member, having been involved in several prominent campaigns. She is a trade union activist, and chaired the Maynooth br…
 
Listen to the Sun. Nov. 14, 2021 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the condemnation by the Ethiopian government of the United States sanctions imposed on the State of Eritrea; the African Union …
 
Listen to the Sat. Nov. 13, 2021 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the role of the United States in the efforts to destabilize and overthrow the government in Ethiopia; Sudan mass organizations have rej…
 
In late October, the Israeli government declared six Palestinian human rights groups to be “terror organizations” – a designation that criminalizes their work under Israeli law and enables Israel to seize assets, arrest staff, prohibit funding, and punish public expressions of support and solidarity. With this terror designation, the Israeli govern…
 
On the 31st of October, world leaders converged on Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference, colloquially known as COP26. Here it is hoped that an agreement can be reached to help avert the worst effects of the climate crisis. However, given the history of soft targets and inaction on climate change there is air of scepticism that COP26 will li…
 
In this episode of Occupied Thoughts, FMEP's Lara Friedman talks to Ubai Aboudi, director of Bisan Center for Research and Development - a Ramallah-based Palestinian human rights organizes established in 1989. Aboudi talks about Israel's move on October 19 to designate Bisan and five other Palestinian human rights organizations as "terrorist groups…
 
As Middle Eastern states attempt to manage their political and security differences, Muslim-majority countries are regrouping along a fault line that separates proponents of varying concepts of an authoritarian but religiously and socially more tolerant, ‘moderate Islam’ from those advocating stricter adherence to intolerant, non-pluralistic strand…
 
In this episode of Occupied Thoughts, FMEP's Sarah Anne Minkin speaks with Israeli journalist Oren Ziv (Local Call, +972 Magazine) about the blockbuster article published today by +972 and the Intercept: "Secret Israeli dossier provides no proof for declaring Palestinian NGOs 'terrorists'." Together with journalists Yuval Avraham and Meron Rappapor…
 
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan may have averted for now further violence by caving in to demands of a militant, supremacist religious group. But in doing so, Mr. Khan is allowing radical ultra-conservatism to fester, undermining social cohesion, threatening economic development, and giving militants a say in foreign policy.…
 
In this episode of Occupied Thoughts, FMEP's Lara Friedman speaks with Michael Sfard, Israel's preeminent human rights lawyer. Michael offers his insights into the recent designations by Israel of 6 prominent Palestinian NGOs as terror organizations, including: the Israeli government efforts that led to it, why there is such deep skepticism about I…
 
In this episode of "Occupied Thoughts," FMEP non-resident fellow Peter Beinart speaks with Gaby Lasky, Member of the Israeli Knesset and human rights attorney with extensive experience defending Palestinians in Israeli military courts and working closely with Israeli human rights organizations. Background: In late December, the Israeli government d…
 
With the European Year of Rail being halfway through, host Juan Montero, Part-time Professor at the Transport Area of the Florence School of Regulation is joined by François Davenne, Director General of the International Union of Railways (UIC), as they take stock of progress achieved to date. What is the role of technology in increasing the modal …
 
Fred Zuckerman (left) and Sean O’Brien (right) Joining us this week is Andy — a rank and file Teamster, public transit worker, member of the Tempest Magazine collective, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) member — and Hank — a rank and file Teamster, worker at UPS, and TDU member. In this episode we discuss rank and file union organizing, t…
 
Fred Zuckerman (left) and Sean O’Brien (right) Joining us this week is Andy — a rank and file Teamster, public transit worker, member of the Tempest Magazine collective, and Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) member — and Hank — a rank and file Teamster, worker at UPS, and TDU member. In this episode we discuss rank and file union organizing, t…
 
This week we speak to Britni de la Cretaz & Lyndsey D’Arcangelo, authors of the new book, Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women's Football League. This book is incredible and unearths an entire history that most of us were never familiar with. We also have “Choice Words” about the new Netflix special, Colin in Black and White. We also …
 
In this episode we talk to Dr. Jack McGinley. Jack is the Principal of Umiskin Press - a not-for-profit publishing house focused particularly on labour and trade union history. He has been active in the Trade Union movement since joining the Workers’ Union of Ireland in the 1970s, which later formed part of SIPTU. Among other roles, he was on the N…
 
FMEP non-resident fellow Peter Beinart speaks with Shawan Jabarin, General Director of Al Haq, the preeminent Palestinian human rights organization, which is now directly targeted and threatened by the Israeli government.On October 22, 2021, the Israeli government declared six Palestinian human rights groups to be “terror organizations” – a designa…
 
In this episode of Occupied Thoughts, FMEP's Lara Friedman speaks with award-winning Palestinian journalist Daoud Kuttab about the case of Mohamed Halabi -- a Palestinian employee of World Vision arrested by Israel in 2016 for alleged support for terrorism and held by Israel ever since. Among other things, they discuss: What does the Halabi case te…
 
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