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Voting Now: Turning Rights into Reality

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Voting Now: Turning Rights into Reality

Oregon Historical Society | Oregon Federal Bar Association

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Our podcast is made by lawyers, for everyone. We tackle the sticky questions about democracy through the lens of voting access. Our guests include community leaders, activists, scholars, and students who have agreed to share their insight on the heroes of our past, the inequities that persist, and the movements inviting your participation.
 
Welcome to the new start-up cider podcast! Hi! I’m Jenn. And along with my husband Alex I run a small hard cider company just south of San Francisco. I want to take you through my journey of starting South City Ciderworks and delve deep into the details of creating a product, building a market, and educating consumers about cider. But it’s not just my story of being a woman in this male-dominated industry that I want to tell. You’ll hear from other ladies in the biz as well!I know there are ...
 
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Serial is a podcast from Serial Productions, a New York Times company, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. N ...
 
Legal News and Review is an award-winning series with the Award of Excellence from the Florida bar & is a popular program that has been on the air for over 10 years. This is a real problem solver broadcast using the law with your moderator and executive producer Phillip Bell, featuring hosts attorney Eric Yankwitt & guest hosting the Honorable Judge Jeffrey R Levenson, this is a weekly program Also, was broadcast on iHeart & TuneIn, iRadio now apps. Exclusively now Podcast. on 8 top podcast ...
 
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In modern America, countless thousands of Italian American women and men practice every imaginable discipline of the law. However, not so long ago, a vowel on the end of one’s surname was likely a barrier to entry to most of the nation’s elite law schools and most important law firms. What exactly changed to allow so many of our fellow Italian Amer…
 
A listener called yesterday complaining about unethical behavior of governing bodies in some schools. Many of you called in to share your experiences as well. School Governing Bodies were established in terms of the South African Schools Act. They help set policies and rules that govern the school. As we try to take that conversation forward, we wa…
 
Earlier on today, the Black People's National Crisis Committee marched to Parliament in support of the Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe. They are arguing that any planned move to suspend Hlophe does not serve the interest of justice. Joining us to elaborate further on this is …….. Guest: Chumani Maxwele, National Convener: Black People’s Na…
 
Rivalry and factionalism in the Kingdom of AmaZulu in KZN seems to be heightening as it usually happens in most kingdoms when they battle for the throne. King Misuzulu is meant to undergo a kraal entering ceremony known as “usiko lokubikwa” next week. The ceremony is done before the official coronation. His brother, Prince Simakade will undergo the…
 
Earlier today, the new Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Nomusa Dube-Ncube announced her new provincial cabinet. As was expected, some MECs kept their jobs while some were given the boot. MECs who unfortunately failed to keep their jobs include Kwazi Mshengu (former education MEC) and Jomo Sibiya (former MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works) – so what…
 
Let’s now speak to Jomo Sibiya, former MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works in KwaZulu-Natal - as it is public knowledge now that he was given the chop. Among other things Sibiya will talk to us about his axing and his next political move…… Guest: Jomo SibiyaBy SAfm
 
Election results are being watched carefully in Kenya with the tallying process currently underway. But it is only fair to say that some political analysts still believe that the race is too close to call. To give us an update in terms of where things are at the moment is SABC’s East Africa Correspondent Sarah Kimani. Guest (Kenya): Sarah Kimani, S…
 
In this thirty-first episode of Learned Hands, the Official Podcast of the Westerosi Bar Association, Merry & Clint ask: What did we learn here? Our analysis this week includes: The Dance is done! You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here. We put a bow on the whole danged civil war, and discuss what on earth we can learn from this gigantic…
 
Some great news for those who can’t stand being added to whatsapp groups without their permission. Whatsapp’s new privacy settings will allow people to exit groups without informing all members. Only the group admins will see that someone they added has left the group. This is part of the company’s effort to improve privacy on its platform. It will…
 
Nomusa Dube-Ncube has been sworn in today as the first female Premier of KwaZulu-Natal. Dube-Ncube is replacing Sihle Zikalala who resigned last week. The new premier joins us now to outline her vision for the province of KwaZulu-Natal….. Guest: Nomusa Dube-Ncube, new Premier of KwaZulu-NatalBy SAfm
 
The United Kingdom is planning to have blackouts in January as part of its emergency plan to deal with an energy deficit. This is a result of gas shortages in the country, caused by below-average temperatures and reduced electricity imports from Norway and France. The UK government has assured its citizens that this plan is for a worst case scenari…
 
Some of the suspects accused of taking part in the gang rape of 8 women in Krugersdorp have been positively linked to the rape. They were arrested after the rape of 8 women during the shoot of a music video in the area. Some of the suspects appeared at Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court earlier today. So what happened in court today? We are now joined …
 
In conversation with Fhedzisani Pandelani, the solicitor general in the justice department on the progress made regarding the Marikana related litigations. Earlier on today, Pandelani revealed that the government hopes to conclude all Marikana civil claims by the end of this month. You may recall that the payments to families are related to the wee…
 
Frederick Shava, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe is currently visiting South Africa to co-chair the Mid-Term Review of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) (which is currently underway in Pretoria). Shava is meeting with International Relations and Cooperation Minister Dr Naledi Pandor to strengthen bilat…
 
U.S Ambassador-at-Large Dr John Nkengasong who serves as the U.S Global Aids Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy joins us to discuss the world’s ongoing battle against HIV/Aids. He is of the view that the global pandemic of HIV/AIDS remains a big threat on the African continent. Guest: Dr John Nkengasong, U.S Global A…
 
We spent last week filming in one of the most overlooked (and criminally underappreciated) corners of Italian America… deep in the Ozarks in a little Italian village called Tontitown, Arkansas! In this week’s episode of The Italian American Podcast, we’re sitting down with two of the new paesani we met during our travels, Heather Ranalli Peachee an…
 
44 people who were allegedly being trafficked from Gauteng have been rescued by police in the Northern Cape. Police launched an investigation after some of them managed to escape and report to the nearest police station in Kuruman. They had been taken to the province under pretense of a learnership opportunity. Guest: Northern Cape police spokesper…
 
Ruth Maredi – the 2nd Deputy President of The National Union of Public Service and Allied workers (NUPSAW) was recently elected at the recent National Congress, making her the only female out of the union's 6 national office bearers. Her distinguished career began in teaching, continued in nursing, and now involvement in trade unions where she’s be…
 
Keith Tashima, Environmental Safety & Health Counsel at Lockheed Martin Corporation, is interviewed by Peter Keays, Shareholder at Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Shiller, about his recent transition from the DOJ to his current in-house position. Keith discusses a range of issues, including the challenges presented by his new role, his strategies …
 
Staying on the same topic of women in the workplace…According to research, men continue to dominate the legal profession, particularly in specialized areas of the law including intellectual property law, construction law, and technology and communications law. In South Africa, women make up more than 50% of law school graduates, however they only m…
 
As we commemorate Women’s Day, we give our flowers to people who hardly get recognition for their work, women in media who work behind the scenes. We have Nolwazi Monyetsane, television and radio producer who has worked in the media industry for over a decade, producing some of the biggest shows. She has worked for many media companies, including e…
 
Citrus farmers are condemning the European Union’s decision to impose a cold storage requirement on citrus imports coming from South Africa. The European Union demands that South Africab farmers subject the produce to extreme cold storage to avoid moth infestation. The South African government has lodged a trade dispute with the World Trade Organis…
 
Voting is currently underway in Kenya, where millions of Kenyans will vote for the presidency, national legislature, and county offices. This is the country’s 7th general election since the multiparty electoral democracy was reinstated 30 years ago. Guest: SABC correspondent Sarah Kimani.By SAfm
 
The nomination of Nomusa-Dube-Ncube to take over as the premier of KZN has been welcomed by many, as it is seen as a step in the right direction, especially with regards with gender representation. She will be officially voted in later this month. Her nomination follows Sihle Zikalala’s position two years before the end of his tenure. What do we kn…
 
The interviews are back! I sit down with Airelle Peters of Black Mermaid Lifestyle Brand and soon to be Justified & Worthy Brewing Company to talk about making beer, drinking beer, and promoting and educating women and minorities in the industry. It’s not easy being a reservist for the military, a cicerone, a brewer, and a mother but she’s done it …
 
Eswatini King Mswati III has denied being involved in the killing of the daughter of Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) former Secretary General Godrich Gardee, Hillary Gardee. Speaking during the Police Day held at the Police Academy on Friday, Mswati rubbished the claims stating that Gardee . Guest: Eswatini Investigative journalist Zweli Martin Mkhi…
 
The South African Cabin Crew Association has expressed shock and disappointment at the decision to said that it was shocked and disappointment at the decision to suspend the operating licence of low-cost airline for two years, Mango. The airline has been under business rescue for over a year. However, it has failed to secure funding. The Air Servic…
 
The Department of Home Affairs has recently updated its critical skills list. These skills fall under the Immigration Act No.13 of 2002. This Act aims to regulate the entry of individuals into, their stay in, and their exit from the Republic as well as matters related to it. Adding to the list from February 2022, dozens of new skills have been incl…
 
The Department of Transport is embarking on an ambitious national project to repair potholes across South Africa (SA). The launch is set to take place in Vereeniging on Monday. Operation Vala Zonke is part of a 16-month campaign, focusing on provincial and municipal roads. The project will be spearheaded by South African National Roads Agency (Sanr…
 
US Secretary of state Antony Blinken has embarked on a five nation tour of Cambodia, the Philippines, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. Blinken began his three-nation tour of Africa Sunday by visiting the Hector Petersen museum in Soweto. Today he met with international relations minister Naledi Pandor. Guest: SABC Internat…
 
American WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison after being convicted on drug charges by a Moscow court Thursday. Griner was detained at Moscow Airport in February after Russian authorities found vape canisters with cannabis oil in her luggage. US officials swiftly condemned the decision, expressing that the detention …
 
The community of Bekkersdal, West of Johannesburg undertook a protest action against illegal miners and crime, this follows the Kagiso protests, where community members took the law into their own hands while demonstrating against illegal miners yesterday. We interrogate the chances and dangers of these protests spreading across the country, given …
 
President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the closing of the Presidential Social Sector Summit in Boksburg today, highlighting the importance of civil society in addressing some of South Africa’s issues. The aim of the summit was to address socio-economic challenges such as high unemployment and increasing poverty levels. Commissions on the sidelines of …
 
Learners at Hluvukani Primary school at Xanthia village, Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga are said to have not attended classes since March because the school has only seven mobile classrooms, following the burning of several classrooms at the school early this year. The learners are said to be coming to school every day just to play, parents have raise…
 
we discuss the operation of extortion networks in Cape Town. The area has been marred by mass murders throughout the year, some of which have been linked to extortion networks. Yesterday, Eskom withdrew services in Khayelitsha after its technicians were threatened and asked to pay a protection fee if they want to operate in the area. The extortion …
 
A victory for Denel workers. They are breathing a sigh of relief as the company has managed to pay them after months of not being paid. The first payments were made last week Friday and the second payments will be fully paid by end of the week. Solidarity represented about 2000 of the workersBy SAfm
 
The QuadPara Association of South Africa is appealing to the government and Eskom to rethink their approach to load shedding. The NPO, which advocates for the rights of quadriplegics and paraplegics in the country, says that electricity is needed for a range of assistive devices that are essential to people with disabilities, from charging a power …
 
Seven opposition parties have decided to hold President Cyril Ramaphosa accountable over the Phala Phala scandal. They held a meeting on Wednesday and unanimously to challenge the concealment of the president’s responses to the public protector. They also express dissatisfaction with how the speaker of parliament has handled the issue. So what will…
 
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has confirmed that a person died of Guillain-Barré syndrome that was causally linked to receiving the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, following a prolonged hospital stay. Guillain-Barré syndrome has been identified before as a possible side-effect of the vaccine and as a post-infection comp…
 
Kagiso Township residents took to the streets early this morning blocking entrances and exit routes in the township. The protestors also demolished and burnt dwelling structures believed to belong to the Zama Zamas in the area. Residents have been hunting down the Zama Zamas since early this morning, in an operation that rapidly escalated, leaving …
 
The Russian Federation says the tension over Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan shouldn't be underestimated. The Kremlin says it supports the One China principle and respects the sovereignty of China. Russia described the visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan as “purely provocative,” expressing solidarity with China and accusing the United Stat…
 
Residents of Tembisa in Ekhuruleni took to the streets this week in a destructive protest against what they say is against exorbitant electricity prices, electricity cuts and taxi fare hikes. The protest has resulted in several cars and buildings, including a community centre being set alight, leaving four people dead. Gauteng Gogta MEC Lebogang Ma…
 
The impeachment inquiry into suspended Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane continued today. The inquiry heard that Mkhwebane never harassed staff members in her office, but instead, she was tough because she wanted to clear the backlog on investigations. This was shared by Executive Manager Futana Tebele. Tebele was refuting claims made b…
 
The Constitutional Court has declined that the barring of foreign nationals from being admitted to legal profession is not unconstitutional. The outcome follows a group of foreign nationals, who were fighting to be admitted and enrolled as legal practitioners in South Africa. Guest: Professor Karthy Govender, Constitutional Law Expert.…
 
What are some of the issues with the plan to construct a gas to power plan by Eskom in Richards Bay? The High Court in Pretoria has reserved judgment in a challenge against the plan. Civil society organisations, South Durban Community Environmental Alliance and groundWork argue there are many loopholes in the power utility’s 3000MW proposed power p…
 
Leaders of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa say their national leadership is interfering in the region’s affairs. They also say they are being targeted for their stance on the recent congress that they want invalidated. The trade union held its 11th congress last month despite attempts to stop it. The Western Cape region is one of…
 
Suspects arrested following the gang rape of eight women in Krugersdorp’s West Village have been appearing individually before the Krugersdorp Magistrate Court. The suspects were arrested on charges related to being in the country illegally, and understood that more charges will be added pending the outcome of DNA testing. Gauteng Police Commission…
 
Residents of Tembisa in Ekhuruleni took to the streets this week in a destructive protest against what they say is against exorbitant electricity prices, electricity cuts and taxi fare hikes. The protest has resulted in several cars and buildings, including a community centre being set alight, leaving four people dead. Gauteng Gogta MEC Lebogang Ma…
 
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