HashtagVOA - Voice of America
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|1||CleanVideoHashtagVOA: #snowden - September 20, 2016||With the release of the new film “Snowden” comes a new push for clemency for US whistleblower. Three of the largest human rights groups have launched a new petition, requesting President Obama to pardon Edward Snowden for spilling secrets while working at the National Security Agency while others say he must face prosecution. On this week’s HashtagVOA, we look at the debate and why saving Snowden has become a cause for many.||20 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideo#ColinKaepernick #NFL - September 13, 2016||San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sought to make a statement on racial bais when he chose not to stand for the National Anthem during a pre-season football game. Instead, he set off a social media firestorm. HasshtagVOA looks at the issues surrounding this story – from patriotism and free speech, to reputation and economics.||13 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoHashtagVOA: #Mars #Space and Beyond - September 06, 2016||A year-long “mission to Mars” wraps up in Hawaii. A SpaceX rocket explodes in Florida. An Earth-like planet is discovered around our nearest neighboring star. And a historic DNA mapping in space that could lead us to aliens. It’s been a week full of developments in the perpetual quest to reach even further and farther into space. HashtagVOA has the latest on the innovations, setbacks and the potential for extraterrestrial life.||6 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoHashtagVOA: #ObamainChina, #SouthChinaSea - August 30, 2016||The disputes between China and its neighbors over the South China Sea threaten to cast a shadow over September’s G20 Meeting. Adding to the uncertainty, the upcoming US presidential election. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are promising to crack down on Beijing on an array of issues. Plus, both want to scuttle the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. On this week’s HashtagVOA, we talk about the changing political winds in Asia.||30 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|