America Abroad http://wvxu.org en Global Water Scarcity: Combating Drought http://wvxu.org/post/global-water-scarcity-combating-drought <p><strong>Thursday, August 7 at 7 pm:</strong><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hosted by </span>Hari<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sreenivasan</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:18:31 +0000 91.7 WVXU 28555 at http://wvxu.org Global Water Scarcity: Combating Drought The Power of Art in a Changing Middle East http://wvxu.org/post/power-art-changing-middle-east <p><strong>Thursday, July 10 at 7 pm</strong></p><p>Film, music and art are often the best ways to capture the will and the mood of the people in times of turmoil. Art sometimes has the power to move millions where politics fails. On this edition of <em>America Abroad</em>, we identify some prominent artistic voices in the Middle East and in South Asia and evaluate their take on liberal ideals, on sectarian violence, on terrorism and how they're being received by audiences both Arab and Muslim and in the West.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:40:10 +0000 91.7 WVXU 27597 at http://wvxu.org The Power of Art in a Changing Middle East The Consequences of Shrinking America's Military http://wvxu.org/post/consequences-shrinking-americas-military <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Thursday, June 12 at 7:00 pm:</strong></p><p>The Pentagon has announced plans to shrink the U.S. Military to pre-World War II levels following the end of the war in Iraq and the continued withdrawal from Afghanistan.&nbsp;</p><p>On this edition of <strong><a href="http://www.americaabroad.org/" target="_blank">America Abroad</a></strong>, we hear reaction to a smaller U.S. Military from allies in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East about whether Americas ability to advance its interests is compromised. Also, defense experts and military veterans discuss whether a smaller US military would embolden other countries like Russia to test America's willingness to engage.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 17:02:30 +0000 91.7 WVXU 26199 at http://wvxu.org The Consequences of Shrinking America's Military How Government Can Help or Harm Entrepreneurs http://wvxu.org/post/how-government-can-help-or-harm-entrepreneurs <p><strong>Thursday, April 10 at 7 pm</strong><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Anchored by Barbara </span>Bogeav<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Entrepreneurship is hailed as a way to reduce unemployment and preserve our competitive edge abroad. &nbsp; But how does government work best to promote new businesses and keep them afloat, especially here in the U-S--the world’s largest economy?&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:58:50 +0000 91.7 WVXU 23895 at http://wvxu.org How Government Can Help or Harm Entrepreneurs Women's Rights after the Arab Spring http://wvxu.org/post/womens-rights-after-arab-spring <p><strong>Thursday, March 13 - 7 pm</strong><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Anchored by Barbara </span>Bogaev<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:29:29 +0000 91.7 WVXU 23846 at http://wvxu.org Women's Rights after the Arab Spring