Worldview: June 26, 2018 | WBEZ
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Worldview Podcast

Afghanistan: Ceasefire Paves Way for US-ISIS Offensive, Transgender Rights Around the World: Japan, “Streetwear” as a Chicago and Global Movement

On today's show:

  • Najla Ayoubi, human rights activist, lawyer, and former judge in Afghanistan joins us to discuss the eight-day ceasefire between the Taliban and the Afghanistan government at the end of Ramadan. 
  • Fumino Sugiyama, co-chair of Tokyo Rainbow Pride, and Kanae Doi, Japan director of Human Rights Watch, join us for the second installment of our series on transgender identity around the world. '
  • Streetwear has roots in hip-hop, skate, and other fringe scenes of the 80s and 90s, and we spoke with David Rasool Robinson about his work in streetwear, what customers want, and the global appeal of the fashion.  

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