42 episodes

Welcome to Bridge of Stories, the first-ever podcast to live out the United World College mission from the generations of UWC in Mostar; where stories from all over the world are delivered to you. 🌎🌍🌏

We guarantee you, that the headlines from the news 📰 will no longer feel foreign, but personal. Join us every week on Anchor, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, and more. 🎙

Bridge of Stories Bianca Acquaviva & Nicholas Hagg

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Welcome to Bridge of Stories, the first-ever podcast to live out the United World College mission from the generations of UWC in Mostar; where stories from all over the world are delivered to you. 🌎🌍🌏

We guarantee you, that the headlines from the news 📰 will no longer feel foreign, but personal. Join us every week on Anchor, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, and more. 🎙

    Political, Economic and Health Crises: Santiago's Story on Venezuela

    Political, Economic and Health Crises: Santiago's Story on Venezuela

    With Nicolás Maduro's authoritarian leadership, Venezuela has faced many crises in the last seven years. Santiago delves into the infamous oil crisis the country is going through and the political turmoil due to that. He also explains how the global pandemic is impacting the situation further.

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    • 12 min
    Are Immigrant Rights at Stake? Antonio's Story on Italy

    Are Immigrant Rights at Stake? Antonio's Story on Italy

    Due to the many governmental changes in Italy in the past couple of years, immigration policies are changing too. Antonio delves into the consequences of the right-wing government's immigration policies, and how the switch in leadership led to more liberal ones. He gives a personal insight into national and international reactions to these changes. 

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    • 13 min
    What Caused the Protests? Felipe's Story on Colombia

    What Caused the Protests? Felipe's Story on Colombia

    The Colombian people have been protesting against the corrupt government for years. Since the 2016 peace treaty with the country's guerrilla group FARC, however, these protests have been focusing on more structural issues, such as the country's police brutality. Felipe gives his personal insights on the most recent phase of protests, between 2019-2020, and how COVID-19 has impacted them. 

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    • 14 min
    A Fight For Rights: Sophie's Story on Poland

    A Fight For Rights: Sophie's Story on Poland

    Recently, Poland has been in the news for attempts to promote anti-LGBTQ+ legislation across the country. From LGBTQ+ free zones to adoption laws to just general homophobia, Poland has been pushing a homophobic agenda. Join us as this weeks guest, Sophie, takes us through the root causes, effects, and efforts of the government to take action against the LGBTQ+ community.

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    • 10 min
    A colourful change in government: Marija's Story on North Macedonia

    A colourful change in government: Marija's Story on North Macedonia

    In 2016, a protests took the Country of North Macedonia by storm, leading the country to have new elections and the called the colourful revolution, where caused by the intense levels of corruption in the government. This weeks guest, Marija, leads us through the cause, results, and what exactly happened after this series of events.

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    • 15 min
    Turmoil in government: Bengi's Story on Malaysia

    Turmoil in government: Bengi's Story on Malaysia

    Since the 2013 election, where the incumbent Barisan Nasional government lost the majority vote, there has been great political turmoil in Malaysia. This year, the country's government collapsed, only two years after the 2018 government reform. This week's guest, Bengi, talks us through the events that led to this, including the high corruption levels in the country and the general population's reactions.
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    • 15 min

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