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Share Politics: Standing Rock reservation

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Share Politics

Share Politics: Standing Rock reservation
Rita Lobo, is joined by Steve Newcomb, from the indigenous law institute to discuss the current situation at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota. Plans to build a pipe line through the reservation have been heavily disrupted by protesters looking to protect the sacred land of the Sioux people.

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The World This Week: The South China Sea

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The World This Week

The World This Week: The South China Sea
The World This Week is with Sophie Pornshlegel, a French National and political commentator, talking about the atrocity in Nice, and Ashley Townshend, research fellow at the University of Sydney on the South China Sea dispute.
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Sophie Pornshlegel, Ashley Townshend


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Questions of Faith: Military Spending

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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Military Spending
From Libya to Daesh, and the debate over the future of Trident, there always seems to be money for war. But are there better ways to spend it? Marc Shoffman speaks to Andrew Smith, from the Campaign Against Arms Trade, looks at whether action against military spending is necessary, while Shuaghan Dolan, from Conscience, explores how the government could deal with global issues such as Isis. Reverend Mark Woods, contributing editor of Christian Today, also explains whether you are pacifist if you are religious.
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Andrew Smith, Shuaghan Dolan, Reverend Mark Woods


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Questions of Faith: Religion and the US Election

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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Religion and the US Election
According to a recent research by the Pew Research Center being an atheist remains one of the biggest liabilities that a presidential candidate can have. Half of American adults say they would be less likely to vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate who does not believe in God. So how big an issue is religion when it comes to choosing a Presidential candidate? Marc Shoffman is joined in the studio by Christian author Steven Sylvester, Chartered Psychologist and Author of DETOX YOUR EGO, and Ben Ryan, from Christian think tank Theos, over the phone.
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Steven Sylvester, Ben Ryan


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The World This Week with Pascale Davies - April 3rd

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The World This Week

The World This Week with Pascale Davies - April 3rd
The World This Week with Pascale Davies. This week we find out about the problems with the EU migrant deal with Turkey, by talking to Oz Ketaji, project coordinator for Help Refugees in Lesbos, A troubled Brazil calling for the resignation of president Dilma Rousseff and Fiona Norman talks to Mustafa Qadri from Amnesty Internatioal on their new report "The ugly side of the beautiful game" in light of the alleged human rights abuses coming from the Qatar world cup.
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Mustafa Qadri, Oz Ketaji, Fiona Norman, Pascale Davies, Riordan Roett


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Questions of Faith: Climate Change

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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Climate Change
Rita Lobo and Marc Shoffman are joined by Shanza Ali from the Muslim Climate Action campaign and Jean Leston from Christian environmental group Operation Noah, to discuss climate change and whether it is up to faith groups to lead on tackling the issue, only on Questions of Faith. With guest Imam Mansoor Ahmad Clark explaining the significance of change in Islam.
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Marc Shoffman, Imam Mansoor Ahmad Clark, Shanza Ali, Jean Leston


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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Bengal Famine of 1770

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The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles

The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The Bengal Famine of 1770
Rita Lobo is joined in the studio by Dr Jon Wilson, senior lecturer in British Imperial and South Asian History at King's College London, to discuss the Bengal Famine of 1770, what happened during this devastating time and how it impacted the country over the long term.
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Jon Wilson


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