International http://nhpr.org en In Sudan, Manchester Man Hopes To Appeal Wife's Death Sentence http://nhpr.org/post/sudan-manchester-man-hopes-appeal-wifes-death-sentence <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Hampshire-based husband and brother-in-law of a pregnant Sudanese woman say they're hoping they can still secure her freedom, even though a </span><a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/05/sudan-plays-down-death-sentence-apostasy-201451711382250183.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">key deadline has passed</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:04:43 +0000 Amanda Loder 48700 at http://nhpr.org In Sudan, Manchester Man Hopes To Appeal Wife's Death Sentence Athens Community Builds Its Own Internet http://nhpr.org/post/athens-community-builds-its-own-internet <p></p><p>Activism and innovation among Greeks started long before that country's debt crisis. In 2002, an Athens community fed up by slow and expensive service set up its own private internet. More than 1000 members of the Athens Wireless Metropolitan Network have free access to the web with speeds up to 30 times faster than commercial telecom carriers in the area. Given global concerns over the extent of the NSA’s surveillance program, independent “mesh” networks like the one in Athens could be adapted in other communities.</p><p><strong>Joe Kloc </strong>is a<a href="http://www.dailydot.com/politics/greek-off-the-grid-internet-mesh/"> reporter for <em>The Daily Dot.</em></a></p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:31:59 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Taylor Quimby 35113 at http://nhpr.org Athens Community Builds Its Own Internet Reverse Innovation (Rebroadcast) http://nhpr.org/post/reverse-innovation-rebroadcast <p>A new book by a Dartmouth professor explores the changing world of advances in technology, medicine, and marketing and the greater role that developing nations are playing. More and more, innovations are occurring in poorer countries, then exported to wealthy nations, turning traditional patterns on their head. We’ll hear some examples, and why our guest says this could benefit everyone.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guest</strong></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 26134 at http://nhpr.org Reverse Innovation (Rebroadcast) Marco Werman, Host PRI's 'The World' (Rebroadcast) http://nhpr.org/post/marco-werman-host-pris-world-rebroadcast-0 <p>We sit down with <a href="http://www.pri.org/theworld/node/124"><u><font color="#0066cc">Marco Werman</font></u></a>, host of the Public Radio program “The World”. This summer he came to New Hampshire, promoting his new film about Senegalese musician and activist Youssou N'Dour. We’ll learned more about it and talked with Werman about his long career at “The World”, from the huge political and cultural shifts he’s covered, to his particular interest in uncovering unique music from around the globe.</p><p><strong>Guest</strong></p> Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy & la 20329 at http://nhpr.org Marco Werman, Host PRI's 'The World' (Rebroadcast) The Protectionism Predicament! http://nhpr.org/post/protectionism-predicament <p>Tariffs, quotas, import-limiting regulations are all on the rise, with countries increasingly trying to boost their own economies. Friday on the Exchange, we'll look at the protectionism predicament.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Dean Spiliotes 8637 at http://nhpr.org The Protectionism Predicament! Reverse Innovation http://nhpr.org/post/reverse-innovation <p>We talk with Vijay Govindarajan about his book "Reverse Innovation" Thursday on the Exchange and how he says developing countries will play a much larger role in the future of technology, medicine and marketing in the future.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 7159 at http://nhpr.org Reverse Innovation International Students and the National Debate They're Bringing to College Campuses (REBROADCAST) http://nhpr.org/post/international-students-and-national-debate-theyre-bringing-college-campuses-rebroadcast <p jquery1339416082568="26">Recruitment from other countries is a rising trend in Higher Education&nbsp;as a way to diversify campuses and bring in money to financially strapped institutions.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s also become a big business, raising questions about the way in which students are brought in.&nbsp; We take a look at this practice and how it&rsquo;s evolving here in the Granite State.</p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:06:13 +0000 Laura Knoy 6592 at http://nhpr.org International Students and the National Debate They're Bringing to College Campuses (REBROADCAST) U.S. Works To Rebuild Ties In Asia-Pacific http://nhpr.org/post/us-works-rebuild-ties-asia-pacific Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is trying to send a message during a weeklong trip to the Asia-Pacific region: The U.S. is back.<p>Panetta continues Monday to Vietnam, where he's hoping to build stronger defense ties. The trip began Sunday with a historic return to a key crossroads of the Vietnam War: Cam Ranh Bay.<p>Panetta boarded a little ferry boat Sunday in the beautiful natural harbor north of Ho Chi Minh City. On board, he asked about his destination: the USNS Richard E. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:02:00 +0000 Larry Abramson 6124 at http://nhpr.org U.S. Works To Rebuild Ties In Asia-Pacific At 85, Senegal's Defiant President Seeks A New Term http://nhpr.org/post/85-senegals-defiant-president-seeks-new-term The Senegalese are known for campaigning loudly, musically and enthusiastically, yet the country's reputation for democracy and stability in turbulent West Africa has taken a knock as it prepares for elections on Feb. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Ofeibea Quist-Arcton 1857 at http://nhpr.org At 85, Senegal's Defiant President Seeks A New Term Pakistan Through a Fresh Lens http://nhpr.org/post/pakistan-through-fresh-lens <p>A new documentary explores how this vital and volatile country may be vastly different than what most Americans perceive.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:29:54 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1799 at http://nhpr.org Pakistan Through a Fresh Lens No, Hedge Funds Can't Foreclose On The Acropolis http://nhpr.org/post/no-hedge-funds-cant-foreclose-acropolis Greece is broke. But there's no blueprint for a country to declare bankruptcy, so Greece's creditors are sort of making things up as they go along.<p>"You're taking some sort of loss," Hans Humes of Greylock Capital Management told me. "But it's like, how much of a loss do you take? There's this thing called sovereign immunity. You can't go in and take the Acropolis."<p>Greylock Capital Management is a hedge fund company that holds Greek bonds. So Humes is sitting across the table from Greece. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 14:50:17 +0000 1567 at http://nhpr.org No, Hedge Funds Can't Foreclose On The Acropolis Why They Love Their Oppressive Leaders http://nhpr.org/post/why-they-love-their-oppressive-leaders <p>A surprising inside look at why propaganda works in North Korea.</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:23:37 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1004 at http://nhpr.org Why They Love Their Oppressive Leaders Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis http://nhpr.org/post/lost-decades-making-americas-debt-crisis <p>&quot;By 2008, the United States had become&nbsp;the biggest&nbsp;international&nbsp;borrower in&nbsp;world history, with&nbsp;two-thirds of&nbsp;its&nbsp;$6 trillion&nbsp;federal debt in foreign hands&quot; points out&nbsp;Jeffry Frieden,&nbsp;co-author&nbsp;of a new book called&nbsp;<em>Lost Decades: The Making of&nbsp;America&#39;s Debt&nbsp;Crisis</em>.&nbsp;International&nbsp;borrowing&nbsp;has been a long-standing economic tradition --&nbsp;we&nbsp;even funded the American Revolution this way. Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 778 at http://nhpr.org Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis Former ABC Correspondent Barrie Dunsmore http://nhpr.org/post/former-abc-correspondent-barrie-dunsmore <p>Today we talk with former ABC Correspondent Barrie Dunsmore about the state of international reporting today.</p> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 14:30:04 +0000 Laura Knoy 559 at http://nhpr.org Former ABC Correspondent Barrie Dunsmore World Affairs Council of New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/world-affairs-council-new-hampshire <div class="transcript"><p>The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire hosts international visitors, and provides public lectures and programs on foreign affairs to promote understanding and citizen involvement. Kim Tyndall is a longtime member of the Council.</p> Sat, 12 Nov 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 307 at http://nhpr.org World Affairs Council of New Hampshire