Archive for the ‘syndication’ Category

World Radio Day special!

Saturday, February 13th, 2021

It's World Radio Day - an annual celebration of radio, established by UNESCO and the UN in 2011. 13th February was chosen because it's the day in 1946 - 75 years ago today - that the UN set up its Department of Public Information, and UN Radio. Flirt FM - our ...

Assessing the change of US administration

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Our January 2021 episode is now available for download (Archive.org link here). Following up on a reflection on the lessons to be taken by Irish observers from the attempted coup in the US, we interview Dr Caitlin Miles, a US-based media scholar about the rhetorical and material impact of the ...

Trade unions, the organising model, and ICTU’s ONE movement

Monday, December 28th, 2020

This month, I interview Fiona Dunne of ICTU about the ONE movement, which provides a grassroots approach to trade unions, integrated with other civil society groups, such as student unions. We discuss the organising model of trade unions, and some of their recent projects, including a campaign to secure workers ...

New episode on air this Wednesday

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

The first episode of our new series is on air, on Flirt FM, this Wednesday 25th November at 2pm. Tune in, in the Galway region, on 101.3FM, or online at FlirtFM.ie. The show includes: An interview with Bob Naiman of Just Foreign Policy on the prospects for diplomacy and global peace under ...

Returning to the airwaves

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

A Critical Ear will be returning to the airwaves shortly, broadcasting on Flirt FM 101.3FM in Galway, and online.

2009-11-19 Afghanistan, Honduras, Grad unions

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Covering both international affairs and labor issues on this week's show, which brings us back from a long hiatus. We start in Afghanistan, and discuss the likelihood (and impact) of an escalation in U.S. troop numbers. Bob points to a day of action next Monday, where Peace Action West and others ...