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Recent Episodes:

US Foreign Policy Towards a Tumultuous Middle East

US Foreign Policy Towards a Tumultuous Middle East

 
 
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Angélica Ocampo speaks with Professor Ross Harrison on the current state of US Foreign Policy towards the Middle East. In this episode they discuss the history of the Cold War and its effects on the region, the global ramifications of crises in the Middle East, and Russian influence in regional conflicts. Professor Harrison walks us … Read More

The Global Crisis of Displaced Persons & Refugees: A Conversation with Save The Children

The Global Crisis of Displaced Persons & Refugees: A Conversation with Save The Children

 
 
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There were 68.5 displaced persons throughout the world at the end of 2017; of those, refugees account for 25.4 million.  Carolyn Miles from Save The Children joins us to share insights from her recent trip to South Sudan and Somalia and to discuss Save The Children’s mission to give children in the United States and around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. The global Save the Children movement currently serves over 157 million children in the US and in 120 countries. As a global organization, Save the Children has committed to driving down the numbers of preventable deaths of children under 5, ensuring every child gets a high-quality basic education and protecting all children from harm.

All for All Summit – An Immigrant Inclusion Event On September 13

All for All Summit – An Immigrant Inclusion Event On September 13

 
 
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On September 13, join All for All for a day-long, interactive gathering on the role of immigrants in entrepreneurship and the local economy, as well as the intersection of immigrant inclusion with local politics, the arts, and more.

Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts

Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts

 
 
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Angelica interviews Scott Shiller and Karla Boos about the upcoming Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts.

Global Issues on the Moon? – An Interview With A Space Lawyer

Global Issues on the Moon? – An Interview With A Space Lawyer

 
 
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What subject combines scientific discovery, national security, natural resources, and the complexities of international law? Outer space!

Day of the Western Sunrise: An Interview with a Pittsburgh Filmmaker

Day of the Western Sunrise: An Interview with a Pittsburgh Filmmaker

 
 
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On March 1, 1954, crew members of the Japanese fishing boat “Lucky Dragon No. 5” were astonished to see what appeared to be snow falling while sailing in the Pacific Ocean. The snow was in reality radioactive ashes from a nuclear fallout caused by the detonation of a hydrogen bomb 1,000 times stronger than the Hiroshima blast.

Vitamin Angels

Vitamin Angels

 
 
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On this episode of the World Affairs Report, Angélica is joined by Daniel Zorub. Daniel is an Impact Donor Manager at Vitamin Angels, a non-profit that provides lifesaving vitamins to mothers and children at risk of malnutrition with the aim of reducing preventable illness, blindness and death. Vitamin Angels was founded in 1994 by Howard … Read More

Global Minds: How One Pittsburgh Teen’s Nonprofit is Connecting Local & International Students

Global Minds: How One Pittsburgh Teen’s Nonprofit is Connecting Local & International Students

 
 
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One day in class, fifteen-year-old Peyton Klein looked around and noted that she knew everyone’s name in the class, except for one person who was an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) student. Her desire to connect Native English Speakers (NES) and ESL students gave birth to The Global Minds Initiative, a non-profit based right here in Pittsburgh that operates as a for-youth, by-youth organization for students of both ESL and NES backgrounds. Global Minds functions as an educational support system for ESL students, aims to instruct NES students about other cultures and seeks to promote leadership, community engagement, global friendships, cultural identity and inclusivity among its members.

Recent Developments on Sudan & US Foreign Policy

Recent Developments on Sudan & US Foreign Policy

 
 
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In this episode, Andy Burnett discusses his visits to Sudan, the role of the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, and his visits to Khartoum & Addis Ababa.

Why Nationalist Movements Succeed and Fail – An Author Interview

Why Nationalist Movements Succeed and Fail – An Author Interview

 
 
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Peter Krause sat down with Anna to talk about his new book, Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win during his visit to Pittsburgh in March 2018.