Nobel scandal, US funding for Syrian White Helmets, NAFTA visas

May 04, 2018

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People gather in Stortorget square in Stockholm showing support for former Academy member and Permanent Secretary Sara Danius who stepped down last week.

People gather in Stortorget square in Stockholm showing support for former Academy member and Permanent Secretary Sara Danius who stepped down last week.

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The Nobel scandal in Sweden and how #MeToo has been playing out in a country that takes pride in promoting gender equality. Also, the Trump Administration is reviewing its support for the White Helmets in Syria. Plus, how exotic animals are smuggled into the US from Latin America.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Song: Crisis
Artist: ©© les Freres Smith
Label: CCCC
Artist: Bill Frisell
Label: Okeh/Sony Masterworks
Song: Mofongo
Artist: Jungle Fire
Label: Nacional Records

We also played this new track from the Mexican indie rock band, Centavrvs.

Stories in this Edition

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