Sunday 8th December 2013
11.30 & 23.30 GMTAfrica Past & Present: Recorded in October. Eddie Daniels and Christine Root on spending a lifetime working for African liberation; Daniels in South Africa, where he was imprisoned with Nelson Mandela on Robben Island (1964-79), and Root in the U.S. as Associate Director of the Washington Office on Africa in solidarity with such struggles.
10:00 & 22:00 GMTIn this 18th edition of the Bounce Radio show, DJ, Choreographer, Lyricist, MC, & Poet from Jamaica, Ripton Lindsay a.k.a Souls Liberation, chats with Julien Raux about his special relationship with WOMAD and the love for his homeland culture. Nicely balanced with a soulful Drum'N'Bass mix made by Ripton himself.
02:00 & 14:00 GMTA Homely Planet 'Futureproof' Human Rights Day special Representatives from the Indian Community, Inter-Faith forum and Beyond Skin discuss culture and arts impact on Human Rights.
06:00 & 1800 GMTThe Holyzone Team interview John Barry, a local Green Party politician. What is it like to be a member of a political party and what are the current environmental issues?
04:00 & 16:00 GMTIn this programme Claire Whelan talks with Conor & Francesca from Community Arts Partnership (CAP) www.comartspartner.org.
01:00 &13:00 GMTThis programme was produced by APT (Afghans for Progressive Thinking) who are based in Kabul, Afghanistan. www.apt.af. Download via Soundcloud .
07:00 & 19:00 GMTAlex speaks at the launch of his new book about his experiences growing up in the Congo DRC and campaigning for human rights after the genocide in Rwanda.
08:00 & 20:00 GMTReleased in August 1986 by American musician Paul Simon, this groundbreaking album reached number three on the US Billboard 200, won the 1987 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, while the title song won the 1988 Grammy Award for Record of the Year.
Daily between programmesGlobal Jukebox is a non-stop mix of world, folk and roots music from the Homely Planet playlist
05:00 & 17:00 GMTChina: Hidden Dragon? China's rapid economic growth has become an increasingly frequent topic in our media. But what do we know about this rising superpower? In this programme we look at China, past and present, and try to get behind the headlines to the human story beneath. www.thenextvillage.org
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