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    Talk World Radio: Tara Villalba and Tom Rogers on Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

    Talk World Radio: Tara Villalba and Tom Rogers on Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

    This week on Talk World Radio, we're discussing nuclear weapons and efforts to abolish them with two activists from the Seattle, Washington, area, Tara Villalba, who organizes with neighbor tenants and workers, and Thomas Rogers who is a former Navy submarine captain now active with the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action. I'll be joining them for a rally in Seattle on September 24 which can be found at https://abolishnuclearweapons.org

    I hope we can inspire others to do the same in their towns.

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    Talk World Radio: Sanam Naraghi Anderlini on Peacebuilding

    Talk World Radio: Sanam Naraghi Anderlini on Peacebuilding

    This week on Talk World Radio, we're discussing peacebuilding and women's rights with Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, MBE, Founder/CEO of International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) and director of the London School of Economics Centre for Women, Peace and Security who was awarded an MBE in 2020 in honor of her contributions to international peacebuilding.

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    Talk World Radio: Susan Wind on the Tragic Corruption of the EPA

    Talk World Radio: Susan Wind on the Tragic Corruption of the EPA

    This week on Talk World Radio, we're talking about cancer clusters in heavily polluted neighborhoods in the United States, and an upcoming protest on September 29th at the EPA in Washington D.C.

    September 20, 2022: https://www.safeprotestepa.org


    Our guest, Susan Wind, became an environmental advocate after her daughter Taylor was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2017. Through her investigative skill set, she exposed a thyroid cancer cluster in her town along with a dirty secret - builders, contractors and landscapers used Duke Energy's coal ash (instead of soil) as structural fill in communities throughout Lake Norman, NC. This coal ash came from its neighboring coal burning plant (the Marshall Steam Station). While the health department, the state, and the politicians tried to dismiss the issues, Susan Wind continued to build alliances and connections with advocates from all over the country to address the broken system that fails people's health.

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    Talk World Radio: Junaid Ahmad on Regime Change in Pakistan

    Talk World Radio: Junaid Ahmad on Regime Change in Pakistan

    This week on Talk World Radio we're discussing dramatic political developments in Pakistan with Professor Junaid S. Ahmad who is the Director of the Center for the Study of Islam and Decoloniality and teaches Law, Religion, and Global Politics in Islamabad, Pakistan. He does a wide array of consultancy on issues related to international law and international affairs. Junaid is also the founder and Chair of the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) - Pakistan.

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    Talk World Radio: Zaher Wahab on How the United States in Killing More Than Ever in Afghanistan

    Talk World Radio: Zaher Wahab on How the United States in Killing More Than Ever in Afghanistan

    This week on Talk World Radio we're discussing Afghanistan with Dr. Zaher Wahab, Professor Emeritus, Lewis and Clark College and the American University of Afghanistan; born, raised, and schooled in a village in Afghanistan; Attended the American University of Beirut, Columbia University, and Stanford University. Zaher Wahab was senior adviser to the Minister of Higher Education of Afghanistan from 2002 to 2006; taught at Kabul University and Kabul Education University 2006 to 2013; and directed MA programs and taught full time at the American University of Afghanistan from 2013 to 2019.

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    Talk World Radio: Carmen Wilson on Demilitarising Education

    Talk World Radio: Carmen Wilson on Demilitarising Education

    This week on Talk World Radio we're speaking with Carmen Wilson, a community development expert and the Community Manager at Demilitarise Education, a world renowned organisation that envisions a world where universities champion peace. She is a world citizen, having grown up in Asia for 14 years, including in Taipei, Taiwan, Beijing, China, Tokyo, Japan, and Manila, Philippines. She has a B.S. in Media Management and an M.A. in Globalization & International Development Studies, having completed her dissertation on the importance of freedom of press and information for democratic accountability. Since finishing her M.A. 2019, she has gained professional certifications in maximizing community impact and non-profit management. She is a passionate advocate for peace, youth work, critical discourse and education. A former English (ESL) teacher, she is also passionate about using communications technologies (ICT's) to promote access to quality education, with specific experience teaching and working with refugees in the U.S. and internationally, and community development projects in places like Makati City, Philippines and San Salvador, El Salvador.

    See also:

    https://ded1.co

    @ded_ucation (across all platforms)

    Myth 1: Higher defence spending does NOT equal higher security https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj1pEofz8uQ

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