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Weekly Newscast – April 18, 2014

Weekly Newscast – April 18, 2014

MARSHALL-HALLMARK: For War News Radio at Swarthmore College, I’m Pendle Marshall-Hallmark. BATTEN: And I’m Caroline Batten. Ukrainian security forces clashed with pro-Russian activists in the city of Mariupol in the…

The 113th Annual Army-Navy Pageant

The 113th Annual Army-Navy Pageant

The annual Army-Navy football game is one of the few opportunities for civilian types to have a front row seat to military culture. War News Radio’s Amy DiPierro went to…

Uke the News Presents: Uke the Nukes

This week, Uke the News does double-duty for WNR and the Daily Gazette with some hard-nosed serenading to catch you up on the latest nuclear news. Lyrics:…

Round-Up of this Week’s News

A round-up of this week’s news. The Taliban wages a series of attacks on Kabul. Photos of U.S. troops posing with dead Afghans surface on the LA Times. Protests increase…

Tear Gas: Made in the US, used in Bahrain

Tear Gas: Made in the US, used in Bahrain

Tear gas has been among the most reported crowd dispersal methods used by police in Bahrain – and across the Arab revolutions – since protests began in February 2011. But…

Bahrain: Activists, Journalists, & Witnesses

CAROLINE BATTEN, WNR: When Radhika Sainath filled out her visa to visit Bahrain, she was faced with an unusual problem. RADHIKA SAINATH: There’s no activism box to tack off on…

Uke the News: The Jeremy Lin Song

Uke the News: The Jeremy Lin Song

Is Linsanity on its last limbs, or can the Knicks’ newest star brave racist headlines, skeptical fans, double-team defenses, and his coach’s resignation to lead his squad to a championship?…

#LaxCon – Live tweets from the Lax Conference on Social Entrepreneurship today at Swarthmore College

Amy DiPierro and Andrew Karas from Lodge 6 and the Swarthmore Daily Gazette will be live tweeting today from the Lax Conference on Entrepreneurship at Swarthmore College, beginning at 11…

Kurdistan Diaries: Diyarbakir

Rachel Stacy kept an audio diary of her October 2011 trip through the Kurdish regions of Turkey and Iraq with Chicago-based service group Christian Peacemaker Teams. In this excerpt, Stacy…

Iraqi Kurdistan: On Oil and Agriculture

Iraqi Kurdistan, once known for its rich soil, is rapidly becoming identified with its rich oil. War News Radio’s Amy DiPierro explains how these two fields reflect economic equality in…

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