WBEZ | Ethiopia http://www.wbez.org/tags/ethiopia Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The Mideast peace talks http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-28/mideast-peace-talks-110086 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/(AP PhotoGali Tibbon, Pool).jpg" alt="" /><p><div>Last week the Israeli government withdrew from current peace talks after the Palestinian Authority and Hamas announced plans to form a unity government. We&#39;ll discuss the state of the peace process with Roey Gilad, &nbsp;the Consul General of Israel to the Midwest</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-the-collapse-of-the-mideast-peace-talks/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-the-collapse-of-the-mideast-peace-talks.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-the-collapse-of-the-mideast-peace-talks" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: The Mideast peace talks" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:25:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-28/mideast-peace-talks-110086 Global Activism: A ‘Girl Manifesto’ from Ethiopia http://www.wbez.org/series/global-activism/global-activism-%E2%80%98girl-manifesto%E2%80%99-ethiopia-108894 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/RS7386_LLTG group photo-lpr.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>Amanda Lichtenstein and her colleague, Kidist Tariku, spent this past summer in Hawassa, Ethiopia leading writing workshops with young women and girls about gender issues. Lichtenstein, who co-directs <a href="http://www.breakarts.org/">Break Arts: International Arts and Education Collaborative</a>, and Tariku, who is the development director for Action for Youth and Community Change in Ethiopia, join us to share some of the girls&rsquo; work and talk about the themes that emerged in their writing.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F112655895&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:39:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/global-activism/global-activism-%E2%80%98girl-manifesto%E2%80%99-ethiopia-108894 Global Notes: Chicago reggae club 'The Wild Hare' to close after 25 years http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-05-04/global-notes-chicago-reggae-club-wild-hare-close-after-25-years-86060 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-May/2011-05-04/gessesse photo.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>On May 15, The Wild Hare, one of Chicago’s few reggae-only music clubs, will shut its doors after 25 years. Owner Zeleke Gessesse is moving back to his native Ethiopia, where he’s building a Wild Hare in the capital, Addis Ababa. Jerome McDonnell, <a href="http://www.wbez.org/radio-m" target="_blank"><em>Radio M</em></a> host Tony Sarabia and Zeleke reflect on some of the club’s legendary performances.</p></p> Wed, 04 May 2011 15:34:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-05-04/global-notes-chicago-reggae-club-wild-hare-close-after-25-years-86060 Global Activism: The circus arts bring kids together http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/global-activism-circus-arts-bring-kids-together <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2010-October/2010-10-21/Awassa 008_P.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>Most kids love the circus but not everyone gets the chance to actually learn how to juggle or ride a unicycle. So a former Ringling Brothers clown decided to start an organization called<a href="http://circesteem.org/"> CircEsteem </a>that would use circus arts to help kids from diverse backgrounds build better self-esteem. Executive director Maribeth Joy says it was easy to find interested children; the hard part was finding enough space to accommodate all the acrobatics.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></p> Thu, 21 Oct 2010 15:21:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/global-activism-circus-arts-bring-kids-together