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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Brazil president's troubles multiply

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Brazil president's troubles multiply

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The Takeaway

Bribery Scandal Triggers Unrest in Brazil

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Protesters filled the streets across Brazil this week calling for the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for her alleged involvement in a bribery scandal.

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WNYC News

Festival Brings Theater from Iran and Brazil

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Most plays in this year's edition of the Public Theater’s Under The Radar Festival come from abroad.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Brazil at the crossroads

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Brazil at the crossroads

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Egberto Gismonti

Friday, September 12, 2014

Legendary Brazilian guitarist plays a rare solo show in the US, at Symphony Space. Listen to "Salvador."

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PRI's The World

It turns out turtles have something to say

Monday, August 18, 2014

Experts used to believe that turtles were entirely mute and deaf. But that turns out to be false, according to researchers in Brazil who say they have recorded turtle vocalizations for the first time.

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PRI's The World

Brazil's presidential campaign has all the drama of the country's famed telenovelas

Monday, August 18, 2014

The presidential election in Brazil was completely shaken up last week. One of the candidates died in a plane crash, right after a debate. Now his running mate is soaring in the polls.

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On Being

Paulo Coelho — The Alchemy of Pilgrimage

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Paulo Coelho with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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PRI's The World

A Brazilian company bids to become Chiquita's orange knight

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

American banana giant Chiquita has been planning a merger with Fyffes, an Irish rival, since March. But a $611 million offer from a Brazilian orange juice company might derail the deal.

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The Takeaway

The Legacy of the 2014 World Cup

Monday, July 14, 2014

The 2014 World Cup was memorable in more ways than one. Now that it's all over, it's time to take a breath and take stock of the tournament. Here to discuss the 2014 World Cup and its legacy is George Vecsey, contributing sports columnist at our partner The New York Times.

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The Takeaway

Was the World Cup Worth It for Brazil?

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Yesterday was a tough day for Brazil. Team Brazil lost to Germany 1-7 in The World Cup semi-finals. After such a defeat, and such expenditures, was the World Cup worth it for Brazil?

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Soundcheck

My World Cup Vacation: Germany Ices Ronaldo, German-Americans Bolster Team USA

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

More commentary from host John Schaefer, as he takes the week off to watch the World Cup.

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Soundcheck

My World Cup Vacation: Musings On Croatia, The Dutch, And Wayne Rooney

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Host John Schaefer takes the week off to watch the World Cup, and sends back these thoughts from his TV viewing spot in Park Slope. 

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WNYC News

Artist Says Vatican Should Give Citizenship to Illegal Immigrants

Sunday, June 15, 2014

A new exhibit on Latin American art at the Guggenheim takes provocative stands.

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Soundcheck

The Soundcheck Guide To Brazil: Indie Music From São Paulo To Rio

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Soundcheck continues its series exploring the vast musical landscape of Brazil, this year's World Cup host. Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed audio editor and São Paulo native, helps us scratch the surface of the Brazilian indie music scene. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What's Behind the Protests in Brazil Ahead of the World Cup

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The World Cup gets underway today, but protests have continued across Brazil this week.  Vincent Bevins, a special correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, explains why Brazilians are so dissatisfied and what the protests mean for the country’s presidential election and the 2016 Olympics. 

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The Takeaway

A Brazilian Soundtrack for the World Cup

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Brazil is a musical paradise as well as a football powerhouse. A few days before the World Cup kicks off in Brazil, John Schaefer gives The Takeaway's John Hockenberry details on the best soundtrack for this year's World Cup.

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Soundcheck

The Soundcheck Guide To Brazilian Indie Music; Loudon Wainwright III On 'Surviving Twin'; People Get Ready Plays Live

Thursday, June 12, 2014

In this episode: We bring you the music you probably won't hear during the World Cup, in the latest installment of our Soundcheck Guide to Brazil. Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed audio editor and WNYC contributor, gives us a guided tour of some of the best indie bands making music in Brazil today.

Plus: Singer-songwriter and member of the illustrious Wainwright clan, Loudon Wainwright III stops by the studio to talk about (and perform spoken-word excerpts from) his new one-man show, Surviving Twin, which is currently playing at the Westside Theatre. It’s billed as a “posthumous collaboration” with his late father, Loudon Wainwright Jr., the esteemed LIFE Magazine columnist.

And: Part indie pop band, part performance art ensemble and modern dance troupe, People Get Ready have a new album on the way that expands its sound world to include 1970s electronic music and other surprises. Hear the Brooklyn group play live in the Soundcheck studio.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Trials of War, The Sounds of Brazil, and a Test of Conservatism

Thursday, June 12, 2014

1. Is Iraq Still America's Problem? | 2. Sebastian Junger on Sgt. Bergdahl, His Latest Film, and the Trials of War | 3. A Brazilian Soundtrack for the World Cup | 4. The Cult Following & Tribalism of CrossFit