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Why joy is a state of mind | Angélique Kidjo

With infectious energy, singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo ties together the threads of her legendary career as a creative force and global activist. In conversation with journalist Femi Oke, she discusses how joy powers her music (and…

28/11/2022
The fight for freedom in Iran and Ukraine | Christiane Amanpour

Neutrality isn’t an option when it comes to the fight for personal and political freedom, says world-trotting journalist Christiane Amanpour. Offering context on some of the most significant stories impacting the world today, Amanpour details…

28/11/2022
Whose land are you on? What to know about the Indigenous Land Back movement | Lindsey Schneider

Land thrives in Indigenous hands, and there are real, tangible ways you can help return what was stolen by colonizers from tribes across North America. Indigenous scholar Lindsey Schneider addresses the ill-gotten legacy of settler…

23/11/2022
How vaccines are developed — and why they’re safe | Jen Gunter

Bringing transparency to how a vaccine becomes a vaccine, Dr. Jen Gunter breaks down research, development and testing that makes these life-saving therapeutics safe — long before they reach your local pharmacy. For more on…

23/11/2022
3 steps to build peace and create meaningful change | Georgette Bennett

As the child of Holocaust survivors and a World War II refugee herself, peace builder Georgette Bennett was stunned by the human toll and tragedy of the Syrian civil war. She got to work, bringing…

22/11/2022
AI-generated creatures that stretch the boundaries of imagination | Sofia Crespo

Can AI help us see beyond our human capabilities? Through a kaleidoscopic blend of technology, nature and art, neural artist Sofia Crespo brings to life animals that push the boundaries of creativity and imagination. Her…

21/11/2022
What a living whale is worth — and why the economy should protect nature | Ralph Chami

How much is one living blue whale worth in the fight against climate change? A lot more than you may think, says financial economist Ralph Chami. He explains the value of bringing the language of…

18/11/2022
Why people love watching sports | Kate Fagan

Sure, sports are about athleticism — but what actually keeps fans invested? Journalist Kate Fagan takes a fascinating deep-dive into lesser-known moments in women’s sports history and its media coverage, revealing why stakes and storylines…

18/11/2022
The danger and devotion of fighting for women in Afghanistan | Tamana Ayazi and Kat Craig

The women of Afghanistan are being persecuted under Taliban rule, but they’re not standing down. Filmmaker Tamana Ayazi chronicles the harrowing reality of one women’s rights advocate — Zarifa Ghafari, Afghanistan’s youngest female mayor —…

17/11/2022
How to find your voice for climate action | Fehinti Balogun

Actor and activist Fehinti Balogun pieces together multiple complex issues — climate change, colonialism, systemic racism — in a talk that’s part spoken-word poem, part diagnosis of entrenched global problems. Seeing the connections is a…

16/11/2022
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