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    • 4.1 • 88 Ratings

Briefly with OZY is your morning wake-up, smartly catching you up on the leading news stories of the day. Subscribe now and learn more at OZY, the home of fresh stories and bold ideas to help you live curiously.

    Courts With Chinese Characteristics

    Courts With Chinese Characteristics

    In a chilling blow to dissent in Hong Kong, a court today found a 24-year-old pro-democracy protester guilty of 'terrorism" and "insurrection," which could carry a life sentence. U.S. President Joe Biden says he'll pull combat troops out of Iraq by the end of the year. And a big blow for Japanese tennis champ Naomi Osaka as she crashes out of the Tokyo Olympics.

    • 7 min
    Not Skatebored: Japanese Dominate in New Olympic Sport

    Not Skatebored: Japanese Dominate in New Olympic Sport

    Huge protests in Tunisia over the weekend saw the president fire the prime minister and suspend parliament, leading some to accuse him of a 'coup.' A senior Chinese diplomat has lashed out at the U.S. amid frosty talks with visiting Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman. And two Japanese skateboarders won gold in the men's and women's competitions at the sports' Olympic debut.

    • 7 min
    Pinging App Clears UK Supermarket Shelves

    Pinging App Clears UK Supermarket Shelves

    The delayed 2020 Olympics are finally happening, beginning yesterday with opening ceremonies amid a wave of contagion. And Britain’s “freedom” from pandemic restrictions has been marred by the incessant pinging of COVID-19 apps indicating exposure and advising isolation.

    • 7 min
    Pandemic Plagues Olympic Opening

    Pandemic Plagues Olympic Opening

    The spectator-less Tokyo Olympic Games start today in a city under state of emergency regulations. The CDC head has warned that the U.S. is facing a "pivotal moment" in the pandemic as delta-variant cases surge. And, this parrot's not pushing up the daisies, he's pushing up the garbage can lid.

    • 8 min
    Olympics Sprinting Toward Self-Destruction

    Olympics Sprinting Toward Self-Destruction

    The death toll from flash flooding in Henan, China, has exceeded 33 while displacing 200,000 people, while a typhoon brings more rain to the devastated area. And the Tokyo Olympics are still wracked with uncertainty as its opening ceremonies director is sacked over a Holocaust joke and its CEO won’t rule out a last-minute pandemic cancelation.

    • 7 min
    Milwaukee Bucks Expectations

    Milwaukee Bucks Expectations

    Twelve people have died after subway cars in flood-hit Central China filled with water and they were unable to escape. More revelations from the Pegasus Project show the phone numbers of world leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron, were among those potentially targeted. And questions are being asked about the shape of Jeff Bezos' rocket.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

Mjohnstone ,

Great content

High quality information, too many ads and promotions for me.

tay_fromage ,

Love this podcast love this voice

I love listening to this podcast because it’s short and sweet and to the point. The only reason I’d want it to be any longer is so I could keep listening to this guys voice! It’s so smooth and just what I want to hear first thing in the morning.

aeeeea88 ,

Disappointed

I got really excited when my friend told me about this podcast. I figured that the quick summary of news stories would be fairly unbiased and mostly informative. But I soon came to find out that Ozzie is not only extremely biased, but they’re just your typical news source that reports inaccurate information to support the left. Hopefully one day there will be a great podcast that will give accurate information and not try to divide our country more.

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