Podcasts de affairs

China-Pakistan Relations with Dan Markey

Paul Haenle and CFR’s Dan Markey discuss the 2014 political transitions and uncertainties in India, Pakistan, and...

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Episode 176 - Top Ten Tom Waits Songs w/Mike Axelsen

With the possible exception of David Bowie, no artist in the last 40 years has covered as much stylistic and artistic...

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Women Rising 27: Ann Lopez on the reality of farm workers in the US and Mexico

We follow Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez as she shows us the reality of farm workers' lives in the United States and Mexico....

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39-10 The Sound of Change: Hip Hop in Cuba

We hear about hip-hop and change in Cuban society, and what people on the ground are saying about new phases in...

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38-10 Whose Water? The Struggle for Public Ownership of Freshwater

We go to Michigan, where from the city of Detroit, to the farmlands and countryside, citizens are battling to gain...

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34-10 Beyond BP: A Future Without Oil

We go to the Gulf Coast to hear why, despite the dangerous and deadly consequences, locals aren't ready to turn their...

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31-10 No 'Fracking' Way: The Perils of Natural Gas Drilling

We'll hear excerpts from the movie Gasland, including stories from residents who say their drinking water catches on...

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22-10 Beyond Gay Marriage

For many people in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, the struggle to legalize gay marriage across...

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17-10 LGBTQ Immigrants Speak Out

On this edition, we hear from LGBTQ immigrants in the U.S. who not only have to hide  their legal identity, but...

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16-10 Heavy Weather, Part 1

We’ll hear part one of a documentary called Heavy Weather, produced by freelancer Barbara Bernstein.  She’ll explore...

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15-10 Tax the Rich, Help Save America

We take a look at tax revolt movements you might not have heard about, including upper income folks asking for tax...

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14-10 Can American Journalism Be Saved?

The business model of journalism is collapsing. Thousands of journalists have lost their jobs, newspapers are...

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11-10 Back from Copenhagen: Moving Climate Justice Forward

The climate talks at Copenhagen closed in 2009 with no binding agreements or timetables for curbing greenhouse gas...

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10-10 Color Lines: Race and Economic Recovery

Social programs have been cut, living wage jobs are scarce and our economic system is in upheaval. On this edition,...

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09-10 Dr. Joanna Macy: Gifts of Uncertainty

Dr. Joanna Macy is a long-time peace, justice, and ecology activist.  A celebrated Buddhist teacher, Dr. Macy’s...

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08-10 How We Survive: The 'Crisis' in Public Education

We continue our series, How We Survive. This week? It’s a time of crisis in higher education. And as administrators...

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07-10 Redefining Human Rights: The Case for Food, Health Care & Housing

Are food, housing, and health care human rights? A round table discussion about the right to healthy food, the...

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06-10 A Chronology of Capitalism

It's a time of economic transition, and systems that may have seemed stable over the past few decades are proving to...

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05-10 The Crisis Made in Haiti

In the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in recent history, we look at Haiti’s history with the United...

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04-10 Immigration Reforms: How a Broken System Breaks Communities

We go to two communities sorting through the aftermath of Bush-era federal immigration raids, and to Los Angeles,...

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