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Julian Hayda

Julian Hayda

Producer, Worldview

Julian is a producer for the Worldview, the long-running daily global issues talk show on WBEZ. Before joining Worldview, he was a regular guest of the show. He was most recently a co-founder of The Euromaidan Journalist Collective, a nonprofit formed to provide news and analysis of the 2013-2014 revolution and ongoing war in Ukraine. A multidisciplinary journalist, Julian directed a feature-length film called Block Four: Chernobyl 2011, and has worked on several multimedia projects in Ukraine, Canada, Czechia, Poland, Slovakia, Italy, and Cuba.

​​A lifelong Chicagoan, Julian is defending an M.A. in International Studies from DePaul University, which is where he also earned his B.A. in Journalism and Digital Cinema Production. Julian won the Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2015 and was a finalist for the Pinnacle Award for Best Profile Writing in 2015. He spends his weekends touring North America performing with an ensemble that plays the bandura, a 63-strinnged musical instrument. 

Recent Stories

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Days Before Keystone Oil Spill, Indigenous Protesters Ejected From UN Climate Summit In Bonn, Germany

Around 210,000 gallons of crude oil spilled on Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, according to owner TransCanada.

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Nationalist March In Warsaw Decried By West

Polish-American writer and editor Artur Rosman discusses the rise in populism and the proliferation of a far-right in Poland.

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World History Moment: League Of Nations First General Assembly

The first General Assembly of the League of Nations met in Geneva, at the Hotel National, on Nov. 15, 1920.

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Global Notes: Womex 2017

The host of Vocalo’s 'Beat Latino,' Catalina Maria Johnson, shares music from world music expo “Womex 2017 in Katowice, Poland.

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How Does Russia’s Authoritarian Government Celebrate A Revolution? It Doesn’t

This month marks 100 years since the revolution which led to dismantling the Russian aristocracy and laying groundwork for the Soviet Union.

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Thinking of Race As A Social Construct

In 1986, sociologists Michael Omi and Howard Winant released Racial Formation in the United States. Now in its third edition, the book has since become the go-to primer for a concept known as “critical race theory" — an argument that societies draw arbitrary differences between people and categorize them in terms of race. In their book, Omi and Winant argue that race has served as the standard method of social, cultural, and economic categorization and separation — that race in the United States is far from an objective, biological, or cultural reality. Howard Winant, who’s also a professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, joins us to discuss how critical race theory can be applied to our era of heightened racial awareness.

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Bernard-Henri Lévy On The West’s Obligation To Kurdistan

Bernard-Henri Lévy joins 'Worldview' to discuss Kurdistan and ethnic sovereignty.

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Nancy MacLean on 'Democracy in Chains'

Everything from worker’s rights to the right to vote has slowly been eroded over time, Duke University historian Nancy MacLean says.

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Curious City: Do Chicago’s Arab And African-American Muslims Share Mosques? If Not, Why Not?

'Curious City' brought four Muslim leaders from the Arab and African-American communities together to talk about their relationship.

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World History Moment: 100th Anniversary Of Balfour Declaration

In the late 19th century, the Zionist Movement organized with the goal of finding a permanent homeland for the Jewish people.

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Weary Of Violent Colonialism, Anglophone Cameroonians Seek Independence

We discuss the complicated postcolonial relations between Cameroonians.

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What An Airliner Trade War Tells Us About NAFTA

An attorney says the Bombardier-Boeing issue points to larger U.S.-Canada trade issues that NAFTA has never been able to adequately address.

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How America Does Death, And What We Can Learn From Other Cultures

'Worldview' talks with Caitlin Doughty, also the host of 'Ask A Mortician' on YouTube.

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So, Why Is The US Military In Niger Anyway?

When four soldiers were recently killed in Niger, many were surprised that the U.S. has an active military presence in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Public Opinion on Trump’s 'America First' Foreign Policy

A panel of experts examines what survey findings say about public attitudes toward key foreign policy questions in the Trump era.

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Catalonia Says Spain Has No Sway Over Independence Move

Last week, Spain’s government announced a plan to fire the government of Catalonia and seize control of the autonomous region’s media.

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Trump Administration Split On North Korea

President Trump’s war of words against North Korea has led some within his administration to fear an actual war.

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World History Moment: Bishop Ussher's Creation Date

How old in the universe? In 1625, James Ussher decided to make a precise calculation on the date of creation: 6 pm on October 22, 4004 BCE.

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World History Moment: Battle Of Zama

Historian John Schmidt tells us about the battle that led to the rise of the Roman Empire.

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Anne Applebaum On Russia, Genocide, And Media Accountability

Columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Anne Applebaum discusses her new book, media accountability, and Eurasian politics.

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