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The aid industry, NGO world, or the nonprofit universe... whatever you call it, that's our beat at Humanosphere. Our podcast is a weekly look at global health and the fight against poverty, hosted by journalist Tom Paulson, Humanosphere's irreverent and indefatigible editor.
||CleanSee you later! The final Humanosphere podcast – for now||For today's final Humanosphere podcast, we're going to talk about ourselves - why we do what we do, what are some of our favorite stories and where we go from here. Due to lack of funding, we must now take a break.||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat we mean when we talk about terrorism: A chat with Rebecca Wolfe of Mercy Corps||For today’s Humanosphere podcast, we are talking with Rebecca J. Wolfe of Mercy Corps about how we talk about terrorism. No, that's not a grammatical error. We wanted to ask Wolfe, an expert on violence prevention, about the standard narrative around||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInequality rising: A chat with Chuck Collins on what’s driving the world crazy||For today's Humanosphere podcast, we talk with Chuck Collins at Inequality.org, a project of the Institute for Policy Studies, a left-leaning think tank in Washington, D.C. Collins is the author of several books warning against rising wealth concentrati||6/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA conversation with Laurie Garrett about the road ahead for the WHO||The 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva just elected a new director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday. But underfunded and over strapped, what does the road ahead look like for the WHO? To answer that question for us in today's||5/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting to zero: Rotary’s stubborn campaign to rid the world of polio||How close are we to ridding the world of polio, why has it taken so long, and why does this one disease campaign matter so much? For this Humanosphere podcast, Tom Murphy talks with Carol Pandak, director of Rotary’s PolioPlus program. Folks have pr||5/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWarren Buffett’s son Peter talks about his music, activism and the need for a new world view||For today’s Humanosphere podcast, we’re talking with Peter Buffett, musician, author, activist and youngest son of legendary investor Warren Buffett. Peter Buffett may be more low-profile than his father. But he is a lot more outspoken when it comes||5/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuild Change: Pioneering engineer works with communities to protect homes from disasters||For this Humanosphere podcast, we’re talking with Elizabeth Hausler, CEO and founder of Build Change – a non-profit organization that works around the world to prevent deaths from earthquakes or other disasters that lead to homes or other buildings||4/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInequality and philanthropy: Author of ‘The Givers’ explains how they can fuel each other||American philanthropy has been undergoing a major resurgence in the last few decades, leading some to dub this a 'golden age' for giving. At the same time, wealth concentration and inequality, the gap between rich and poor, has been on the increase. Aut||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolaris: On the front lines of fighting human trafficking||For today’s Humanosphere podcast, we're talking with a leader in the battle to end human trafficking. Bradley Myles and his colleagues at Polaris has for the past 15 years concentrated his efforts on reducing, and ideally eliminating, a practice that||4/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn the push for equity, direct democracy and a basic universal income by Iceland’s Pirate Party||For today’s Humanosphere podcast, we are talking with Halldóra Mogensen, an MP with Iceland’s Pirate Party. For those who may not be aware of the Pirate Party as a serious political movement - it’s not about dressing up with an eye patch - let's||4/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|