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Graves in Bosnia. Photo by NeonMan on flickr.

Lamija Tanović: The Journey from Yugoslavia to Bosnia

MP3 Audio [43 MB]DownloadShow URL Lamija Tanović grew up in a Yugoslavia with a quality of life that makes today’s Bosnia look like another planet. A time where values such as education, cooperation, and participation were essential. An era that...
 

Sarajevo Train Station, May 2013.

Kurt Bassuener: Bosnia 101

MP3 Audio [29 MB]DownloadShow URL “People here are a whole lot more rational than they give themselves credit for.  They all think they are more moderate than the norm; they don’t realize they are the norm.” Kurt Bassuener has been...
 

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Ahmad and Karam: A Syrian Message for the World

MP3 Audio [29 MB]DownloadShow URL In 2011 Ahmad and Karam, two university students from Deir ez-Zor took to the streets as part of the mass protest movement demanding an end to the regime of President Bashar Al-Assad.  Their protest was...
 

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Marcela Olivera: After the Water Wars

MP3 Audio [20 MB]DownloadShow URL The year was 2000 and on the streets of Cochabamba, Bolivia, people marched and demonstrated against the privatization of their water.  In what became known as the water wars, the people on the streets emerged...
 

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Making Private Water Public Again

MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL Has your water utility been privatized in the past decade? Are today’s water companies really investing in infrastructure and improvements? How much democracy is there in your water bill? If any of these questions sound...
 

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Lizz Winstead: Political Windsurfing While Droning Your Neighbor

MP3 Audio [24 MB]DownloadShow URL You can’t windsurf, because that would be elitist. But, if you’re the American president, you can drive around your ranch in a golf cart shooting guns, because people can relate to that.  As comedian and...