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“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
Penalty Box Radio is a hockey focused sports media outlet based in Nashville, Tennessee. We bring content creators together to cover the world of hockey both in middle Tennessee and around the world. PBR’s podcast hosts bring various perspectives and experiences to inform, entertain and generate conversation on everything hockey.
 
Taiwan Security Review is a podcast produced by the Global Taiwan Institute (GTI), a 501(c)3 policy think tank based in Washington, D.C. Hosted by GTI Senior Non-Resident Fellow Alex Gray—former Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff of the White House National Security Council (NSC)—each episode of Taiwan Security Review will consist of fascinating discussions with the policy makers and experts who shape US-Taiwan relations. In the process, it will explore topics related to Ta ...
 
Each month, the Safety+Health editorial team discusses important safety topics, and interviews leading voices in the profession. Visit "On the Safe Side" episode pages for links and subscription options. https://safetyandhealthmagazine.com/topics/1314-on-the-safe-side
 
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Moldova is Ukraine's most fragile neighbor -- the poorest country in Europe, wracked by almost 30% inflation, dealing with energy shortages, and even stray missile incursions. But Moldova is not about to be pushed around: the country is holding the line against what leaders call a 'hybrid war' by Russia who are targeting their political system and …
 
Georgia has turned into a real peach for Democrats in the Senate. Raphael Warnock beat his Republican opponent Hershel Walker in the runoff election, keeping both of the state's Senate seats blue. The victory in Georgia is a major triumph for Joe Biden, making him the first president since Franklin Roosevelt to see all his party's senators up for r…
 
Tommy and Ben talk about the ongoing protests in China, Ukrainian strikes into Russia, speculation over Putin’s health, Iran sending mixed messages on the morality police, and Bostonians greeting the royals as warmly as expected. Then, Ben interviews Maria Ressa about the evolution of disinformation spread and how to combat it in the face of autocr…
 
Russian authorities in the region of Kursk -- close to the border with Ukraine -- said today a drone had hit an airfield. Does that signal a new phase in the war? Christiane asked US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, just back from visiting Kyiv where she met with President Zelensky. Also on today's show: Former Israeli Diploma…
 
Yet another wave of Russian missiles threatened Kyiv today, prompting air raid sirens across the capital and sending citizens scrambling to find shelter. This as President Volodymyr Zelensky criticizes the West for only capping Russian oil at $60 dollars per barrel. French President Emmanuel Macron has drawn a wave of criticism from both Ukraine an…
 
Regardless of who wins the Georgia's Senate runoff next week, the Democrats will hold the Senate in the next Congress, after an expected red wave at the midterms turned out to be more of a light splash. Even though the GOP took the House, the repercussions of that vote are spelling trouble for Kevin McCarthy, as fringe members of his party push bac…
 
From Iran to Afghanistan and beyond, women are standing up and resisting intense crackdowns on their rights and freedoms. Women’s equality is now the focus of a summit hosted by former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, her daughter and vice chair of the Clinton Foundation. Friday’s event will bring together “advocates, …
 
Russia must pay for its “horrific crimes” in Ukraine – that’s according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who has announced plans for a special court to prosecute Russian offenses. While holding Russia accountable is a long-term goal, Ukraine’s need for weapons and equipment now is dominating this week’s meeting of NATO foreign…
 
Tommy and Ben discuss the anti-covid lockdown protests sweeping across China, soccer and politics at the World Cup, including the US win over Iran, Biden’s steady effort to thaw relations with Venezuela, updates from Ukraine, Belarus and Malaysia, news about the royal family and a victory for a boring French man. Then Ben is joined by Emma Belcher,…
 
In Europe, NATO's foreign ministers are wrestling with how to supply Ukraine with the weapons and equipment it needs to survive a harsh winter at war. Led by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the ministers pledged solidarity and $53 million to bolster its electrical systems, and condemned Russia's targeting of civilian populations. To discuss a…
 
Widespread anti-government protests have erupted across China for the first time since 1989 in a rare show of defiance against the ruling Communist Party. Demonstrations spread from Shanghai in the east to Xinjiang in the west, with thousands chanting, “need human rights, need freedom.” Protesters are calling for an end to nearly three years of “ze…
 
America today woke to news of yet another mass shooting, this time at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday. That makes two mass shootings in Virginia this month, and seven in America in the past seven days – including the weekend killings at an LGBTQ club in Colorado. This summer, President Biden signed the firs…
 
“This is the make-or-break decade, but what we have in front of us is not enough of a step forward for people and the planet.” That’s the verdict of the European Union’s climate policy chief Frans Timmermans, after an underwhelming COP27 in Egypt. He joins the show from Strasbourg. Also on today's show: President Obama's former speechwriter Cody Ke…
 
Today's show begins with an exclusive report on what’s happening to Iranian protesters behind bars. Demonstrations have been ongoing since September, as people continue to take to the street across the country, and as many as 14,000 people have been arrested since protests began. Now, troubling accusations are emerging about the treatment they’re f…
 
Football’s 2022 World Cup kicks off in Qatar on Sunday, but the championship – the first to be held in an Arab country – is clouded by controversy even before it begins. First, allegations of corruption around the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar by FIFA, football’s governing body, with an FBI probe of leaders implicated in a bribery scandal. The…
 
In this episode, Boyd recaps the recent mixed results for the Nashville Predators and how they can build on the back to back home wins. In the second segment, Boyd is joined by Aaron Sims, radio play by play announcer for the AHL Milwaukee Admirals, to get his perspective on the Predators' affiliate's hot start and if this might be the most talente…
 
Tuesday's deadly missile explosion in Poland marked the first time a NATO country was directly hit during the conflict and is a reminder of the potential risks of spillover. Russian journalist Mikhail Zygar is following developments in the war closely; he now lives outside Russia and is founding editor of the independent news channel TV Rain. Resis…
 
NATO leaders are analyzing how best to respond to Russia’s escalation in Ukraine after the consequences of Moscow’s aggression finally hit their territory. Two people are dead in Poland after what are believed to be parts of a Ukrainian air defense missile landed there last night. President Zelensky is calling for further investigations, while Wars…
 
Tommy and Ben cover the latest news out of Russia and Ukraine including reports that a Russian missile struck Poland, President Biden’s trip overseas, why this was a terrible week for Cryptocurrency, the UAE’s efforts to influence US politics, news about foreign corruption and influence peddling in Washington, the Iranian regime cracking down on te…
 
A Trump-backed election denier lost Arizona’s race for governor, with the winner – Democrat Katie Hobbs – getting help from an unlikely ally: Liz Cheney. Indeed, the Republican congresswoman bucked her party and endorsed three Democrats, all of whom won their races. That list includes Michigan Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin, who joins the show from D…
 
President Biden met with China’s President Xi Jinping face-to-face for the first time in Biden’s presidency today, speaking for over three hours at the G20 summit in Bali. The White House said the conversation was candid about issues like human rights, climate Taiwan, and of course Russian aggression in Ukraine. To discuss the meeting, Christiane s…
 
In Episode 33, the S+H editorial team dives into the November issue’s feature story on OSHA’s Multi-Employer Citation Policy. The team also discusses how to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs, in the workplace with Jack Lu, co-manager of NIOSH’s Musculoskeletal Health Program.Read episode notes, sign up to be notified by email wh…
 
Ukrainians are celebrating a monumental victory after its forces liberated the key southern city of Kherson – the only regional capital Russia managed to seize since February. It’s a stinging defeat for Moscow, where Putin is facing increasingly fierce criticism for his invasion of Ukraine – including from some of his own citizens, at major persona…
 
Ukraine is bracing itself for what could be the decisive battle in this brutal war: the battle for Kherson. Russia’s defense minister has ordered the withdrawal of its troops from parts of the region, as Ukrainian forces advance towards the city. It seems to be a major setback for Putin’s war aims, but Ukrainian officials are expressing skepticism …
 
In the battle to liberate Ukrainian territory all eyes tonight are on statements from the Russian Defense Minister who has publicly ordered the withdrawal of forces from Kherson’s west bank. This as Ukrainian forces advance towards the strategic city from two directions. Kherson has been the only regional capital taken by Russia since February’s in…
 
Ben and Tommy cover the ongoing debate about whether the US should be having talks with Russia about the war in Ukraine, and how Republican control of Congress might impact US military support, rare candor from a Russian oligarch, disgraced Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu is back, a racist lawmaker is condemned in France, the climate change s…
 
Could support for Ukraine’s fight for freedom be shaped by elections taking place thousands of miles away in the United States? A series of high-profile American officials have visited Kyiv these past few days, among them a bipartisan group of senators, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, and just today, the US Ambassador to the United Nati…
 
We are five more games into the season. The Preds started a five-game road trip across western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. With an always strong Central Division, the Preds need to figure out their identity. We've seen line blenders almost every game and well-known players such as Tolvanen, Carrier, Glass, and Fabbro getting scratched.They em…
 
The coming winter is the new battleground all across Ukraine. After four weeks of Russian attacks on energy infrastructure, battalions of engineers are working around the clock, trying to prevent a total collapse of the grid. For many residents, especially in towns and cities badly damaged earlier in this war, monumental efforts to rebuild homes as…
 
With the beginning of the tournament just over two weeks away, Tommy and Roger dig into the significance of athlete activism as they learn more about the dangerous and abusive living situations faced by migrant workers. Formerly imprisoned migrant worker Malcolm Bidali recounts the abuses he suffered in Qatar. Human rights activists Nick McGeehan a…
 
Thousands of households are without power in Ukraine's capital Kyiv. The country's leaders say that because Russia can’t defeat them on the battlefield, they’re trying to break them at home instead. So how do the people of Ukraine get by without reliable access to water, heat or power – while knowing winter is coming? Christiane meets with resident…
 
Christiane is in Ukraine, as it continues to struggle with rolling emergency power outages due to Russian shelling of key civilian infrastructure across the country. Meantime, midterm elections in America take place in under a week and there are concerns that a shift in Washington could impact the battlefield. To discuss, Christiane is joined in Ky…
 
The science is clear: the climate crisis is existential, and humanity is still not doing enough to prevent catastrophe. A new report from the United Nations warns that at our current rate, the world is set for disastrous overheating of 2.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century – way higher than the goal of 1.5. This weekend, world leaders will …
 
Tommy and Ben rejoice over Jair Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil and stress over early exit polls from Israel’s election that suggest Bibi Netanyahu might get back into power. Then they cover the latest in Ukraine, tragedies in South Korea and India, the potential national security implications of Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, and some unexpected go…
 
Protests in Iran flared up again today, despite the Revolutionary Guards setting a weekend deadline for getting off the streets. There have been widespread protests in the country before, but these were cracked down on in brutal fashion. Is this time any different? And does the west have any leverage? Historian Abbas Milani joins the program to dis…
 
On this episode, Boyd digs into the subpar results for the Nashville Predators in the first nine game of the '22-23 season including the concerning statistics and who bears the most responsibility. Then he looks for solutions including if a bigger move may be the answer. In the final segment, Boyd looks ahead to the west coast road trip and an oppo…
 
By narrowly beating incumbent Jair Bolsonaro for the presidency of Brazil, the man who goes simply by Lula has staged a stunning political resurrection. Now the country transitions from Bolsonaro' s far-right authoritarian presidency, back to Lula’s worker party socialism. But Bolsonaro has yet to concede defeat. So, what does Lula's return mean fo…
 
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