Archive for 2015 Fall

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This week on War News Radio, “Islamophobia.” Reporters Lisa Kato, Vanessa Meng, Haruka Ono, and Salima Bourguiba investigate Islamophobia in America today. Have a listen.

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This week on War News Radio, A Reflection on Home. Reporter Amber Sheth discusses her trip to Cuba, where she traced her family’s past and came to a new understanding of the country’s present. Take a listen.

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Photo courtesy of Toby Webster, via flickr -- US-Mexico Border, south of San Diego, California.

Photo courtesy of Toby Webster, via flickr — US-Mexico Border, south of San Diego, California.

This week on War News Radio, Border Hysteria. We explore how the issue of immigration is debated and distorted during US presidential elections. Take a listen.

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23

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Aquí lanzamos la segunda crónica de nuestra serie sobre la crisis migratoria en México. Esta semana, les presentamos el testimonio de Alex, un migrante hondureño que creció en Canadá. Hace ocho años fue deportado, y las consecuencias de su exilio han sido muy graves.

Más enlaces:
La primera crónica, “A la fuerza”
La tercera, “Rap salvadoreño: una manera de escuchar la historia”

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This week on War News Radio, we bring you two stories from different sides of the globe. First, we check the progress of the protest movement in Hong Kong, which began last year in response to proposed changes to the electoral system. Next, “Too Close”, the story of Alex, a Honduran man who was raised in Canada, but deported, and survived kidnapping and torture this summer while attempting to return. Take a listen.

Alex’s is the second in a series of interviews we’re producing with Central American migrants crossing Mexico. You can listen to the first, “By Force,” on our website in English and Spanish. We’ve also produced a Spanish version of this story.

More stories from our series on Central American migrants:
#1: By Force/A la fuerza
#3: WNR Mixtape: Rap in El Salvador/Rap salvadoreño: una manera de escuchar la historia

Note: We believe we have resolved the technical difficulties that led to the lateness of this post. Our apologies for the delay.

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This week on War News Radio, “By Force.” Reporter Liliana Frankel spent summer 2015 living and working at a migrant shelter in Oaxaca, Mexico. While she was there, she collected interviews with people passing through. This week, we hear the story of Lisandro Lopez, a Honduran veteran of the Iraq War. Lisandro’s is the first in a series of stories we’re producing from Liliana’s interviews. Take a listen.

We also recorded a version of this show in Spanish. Listen here:

More links:
#2 Too Close/Cerquita
#3 WNR Mixtape: Rap in El Salvador/Rap salvadoreño: una manera de escuchar la historia

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