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The Takeaway

Catalonia's President on The Push For Independence

Monday, April 13, 2015

Is the time right for Catalonia to declare independence from Spain? Catalonia's President Artur Mas thinks so. He joins us to discuss the future of his region.

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The Takeaway

Scots Cast Historic Independence Vote

Thursday, September 18, 2014

With voting in Scotland's independence referendum underway, one Scottish family weighs in with different opinions about their country's future.

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The Takeaway

Scottish Actor James McAvoy on Independence

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Actor and Scotland native James McAvoy talks about his feelings on Scottish independence, and shares his perspective on what it means for the future of his homeland. 

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The Takeaway

Scotland the Brave? Paying The Price for Independence

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The stakes are high for Scotland, whose voters will decide in two days whether or not to split from England—for good. Here’s what a separation would mean for both sides.

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PRI's The World

Catalans march for an independence vote of their own

Friday, September 12, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of Catalan nationalists and their supporters rallied in the streets of Barcelona Thursday to celebrate the vote for independence from Spain they have organized in November. But unlike in Britain, which supports the Scottish referendum, the vote in Catalonia is opposed by Spain. In fact, Madrid says it won't take place.

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FT Big Read

Catalonia: another country?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Catalonia: another country?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Europe’s response to the Crimean crisis

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Europe’s response to the Crimean crisis

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Will Scotland go it alone?

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Will Scotland go it alone?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Sudanese Vote on Their Country's Future

Friday, January 14, 2011

Sudanese expat Nisrin Elamin, blogger at Stories From Darfur and coordinator of the Support Darfur Project, joins John Prendergast, co-founder of the Enough Project, to discuss Southern Sudan's current referendum on independence and what it means for the troubled country.

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Features

NYC Mexicans Celebrate 200 Years of Independence

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Mexico marks two hundred years of independence this week and to celebrate, a festival highlighting the cultural scene in Mexico City is bringing artists, musicians, writers and film makers to New York to show their stuff.

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Radio Rookies

Legal Emancipation

Monday, February 25, 2008

Two years ago, at 15, Jordan Teklay became legally emancipated from his parents and moved on his own from California to New York City. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Great Improvisation

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Benjamin Franklin is widely remembered for his discovery of electricity. But according to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stacy Schiff, his greatest achievement may have been his diplomatic skills in the years immediately after the Declaration of Independence was issued. Franklin persuaded the French government to provide the equivalent of $13 billion ...

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Studio 360

Commentary: Amateur Spirit

Saturday, July 06, 2002

This weekend, Americans are thinking a lot about freedom and independence. Studio 360's Kurt Andersen says there's an important part of the American spirit that often gets a bad rap.

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