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WBEZ's global affairs program. Featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Also, foreign film reviews and human rights commentaries. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell.

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    • 4.4 • 94 Ratings

WBEZ's global affairs program. Featuring in-depth conversations about international issues and their local impact. Also, foreign film reviews and human rights commentaries. Hosted by Jerome McDonnell.

    Comparing Oligarchy in the U.S. and Indonesia; Worldview's Producers Reflect On Their Experiences; Jerome Thanks Worldview's Listeners: "The thing that gives me hope is you."

    Comparing Oligarchy in the U.S. and Indonesia; Worldview's Producers Reflect On Their Experiences; Jerome Thanks Worldview's Listeners: "The thing that gives me hope is you."

    On today's show:Does the American condition of democratic governance with severe income inequality constitute oligarchy? We look to Indonesia for a comparison. On the show's last noontime broadcast, Worldview's producers discuss what putting the show together every day was like, and what it meant to them. As Worldview wraps up its last noontime broadcast, Jerome thanks the show's listeners for being part of an informed local/global community.

    • 50 min
    WV25: Reminiscing With Several Of Worldview's Former Producers

    WV25: Reminiscing With Several Of Worldview's Former Producers

    On today's show:Worldview ends its 25-year run tomorrow. Hear from a few of the producers that made Worldview happen every day.

    • 51 min
    Rethinking Satyagraha 150 Years After Gandhi's Birth; Naomi Klein on Climate Justice and the Green New Deal

    Rethinking Satyagraha 150 Years After Gandhi's Birth; Naomi Klein on Climate Justice and the Green New Deal

    On today's show:Gandhian scholar Prasad Gollanapalli joins us to explain what the philosophy of nonviolence really means and how it's relevant to us today. Author and activist Naomi Klein discusses her new book, 'On Fire: The (Burning) Case For A Green New Deal.'

    • 50 min
    Unpacking Gandhi's Legacy With Historian Vijay Prashad

    Unpacking Gandhi's Legacy With Historian Vijay Prashad

    On today's show:Tomorrow marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Historian Vijay Prashad unpacks his legacy and what the world can learn from it today.

    • 46 min
    Worldview: September 30, 2019

    Worldview: September 30, 2019

    On today's show:Author Colin Beavan explores how to mitigate desire, live a fulfilling life and do right by the planet while you're at it.Monica Eng finds out more about how pickling our leftovers could reduce waste - and stop tons of carbon dioxide emissions from reaching the atmosphere in the process.

    • 51 min
    Celebrating the Legacy of Film Contributor Milos Stehlik

    Celebrating the Legacy of Film Contributor Milos Stehlik

    On today's show:Worldview's film contributor Milos Stehlik passed away in July. We celebrate his legacy with members of the Chicago film community who knew him.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

Dumayas ,

My favorite WBEZ show

Please don't go off the air and contribute to an already gaping hole that is censorship of most Black and brown community coverage. You're not being very timely by doing this and there is money to be made.

zaqthnmptd ,

Essential

Jerome McDonald provides me with a clear realization of the interrelatedness of people in the planet. Worldview interviews are grounded and clear-thinking about what it is to be a human in relation to others. Jerome keeps that grounding at all times. This is an essential part of my life.

Legalblond ,

Cancelling Worldview is a BIG mistake - HUGE!

Worldview is the best segment on WBEZ and there is nothing else like it! I was devastated to learn WBEZ is cancelling it & I am very disappointed in WBEZ. Maybe the Sun-Times & Chicago Reader can save it like they did Ben Joravsky’s show by giving Jerome McDonnell a podcast slot?

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