Global Voices is a new podcast from the Burkle Center at UCLA and The Generation, UCLA's foreign affairs journal. We strive to tell global stories from the perspectives of UCLA students and professors.
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Episode 04 | Eldsjälar
In 2014, nearly 200 refugees and asylum seekers were relocated to Åtvidaberg, a rural Swedish town of almost 7,000 people. With only two days of advance notice, the surrounding community scrambled to come to terms with the new arrivals on a condensed timeline. In this episode of Global Voices, listen as newcomers and established Swedes brave the challenges associated with integration and embrace the shared passions which bind them together.
Episode 03 | I can't hear you
Clashes over First Amendment rights on college campuses have ignited a national conversation about the limits of free speech and the moral responsibilities of student organizations and controversial speakers. In this episode of Global Voices, we tackle some of the big questions surrounding this contentious issue and make the case for more open-minded and inclusive conversations on campus.
Episode 02 | Climate (For) Change
What do polar bears and organized religion have in common? Join us as we traverse the intersection of environment and faith, explain why their overlap is important, and see how participating in conversations that incorporate both of them may be the key to solving environmental issues and more.
Episode 01 | The Strongman
Donald Trump’s candidacy has redefined how presidential candidates should act and speak, running a campaign that has shocked many Americans. Trump’s huge base of support can be put into context by comparing him to another charismatic leader: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Listen to how the two polarizing figures share common ideals and strategies, understand how each has gained popular support, and consider the repercussions of each of their respective movements.
Episode 1 Trailer | Global Voices
Global Voices is a new podcast from the Burkle Center at UCLA and The Generation, UCLA's foreign affairs journal. The first episode—scheduled for release on November 6th, 2016—explores the connections between the 2016 US presidential election and the coup that took place in Turkey last July.