On December 10, 1948, at the United Nations General Assembly, Eleanor Roosevelt was the first to proclaim to the world the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On Human Rights Day sixty-six years later, Bill Hass, United Nations veteran and president … View full post
Jenny Nordberg talks about her just published and most fascinating book The Underground Girls of Kabul: in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan. The book tells her discovery of bacha posh, a secret, hidden practice in which parents disguise … View full post
A Tidings conversation about hospitality, friendship and loyalty with Raza Rumi, a Pakistani journalist, blogger, author of Delhi by Heart: Impressions of a Pakistani traveller and follower of Sufi thought. The subject of hospitality holds a certain irony for Raza … View full post
“The end of the world as we know it is not the end of the world full stop,” says Dougald Hine, speaking from Sweden via Skype. Dougald, named by The Guardian as one of Britain’s fifty new radicals, is best known for … View full post
Tom Rawinski is a botanist with the USDA Forest Service in Durham, New Hampshire. Specializing in the impact of the overabundant white-tailed deer population on native vegetation in America’s northeast region, he is committed to protecting our ecosystem through wildlife … View full post
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This month Tidings brings you conversations with two Rasta artists from Oracabessa on the north coast of Jamaica. (WPKN broadcast on May 14, 2014) Rani Carson talks about her journey from growing up Jewish to becoming a Rasta artist. See Rani Carson’s … View full post