The State We're In 2011, Story of the Week

Series produced by Radio Netherlands Worldwide

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The State We're In, Story of the Week

Featuring first-person stories from around the world about how we treat each other.
The State We're In is a weekly radio program from Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

Homepage: www.tswi.org
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Twitter: state_we_re_in


32 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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For almost 50 years, Don Ritchie has lived across the street from Australia’s most notorious suicide spot, known around Sydney as “The Gap”.

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  • Added: May 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on The State We’re In, host Jonathan Groubert talks to people from around the world about breaking down stereotypes.

  • Added: May 26, 2011
  • Length: 05:00

  • Added: Jun 03, 2011
  • Length: 04:58

  • Added: Jun 09, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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A team of Belgian comedians plays a phone prank on a telecom giant

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Aubrey de Grey in Cambridge, England believes that ageing is a medical problem that should get solved.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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Ahmed Masoud was born in the Gaza Strip, just before an Israeli air raid.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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Bob Hamer has been a pedophile, a drug dealer, a mafia member and a gun runner

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Against the backdrop of ongoing protests in Cairo’s Tahir Square, we talk with revolutionary blogger, “Sandmonkey”.

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Dipendra Rathore grew up in India dreaming about going to sea.

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Norwegian journalist Paul Refsdal embedded himself with the Taliban as they carried out military operations.

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Martine Delaney was once Martin Delaney, an elite soccer player in Tasmania, Australia.

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nicole Sproncken in the Netherlands has adopted many graves of American soldiers from WWII.

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2011
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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TSWI producer Chris Chambers was 31 when he interviewed the nonagenarian, self-styled ‘Queen of Romance” Barbara Cartland

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Auto-rickshaw drivers in India don’t have the most sterling of reputations.

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2011
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Martha Rivera is a dedicated kindergarten teacher in Monterrey, Mexico.

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The lives of two men cross during the Iran-Iraq war

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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Former US intelligence officer, Anthony Shaffer, speaks to Jonathan Groubert about his missions in Afghanistan.

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Shirin Juwaley tried to divorce her abusive husband. He responded by throwing acid in her face.

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A Dutch woman unwittingly takes a suitcase holding a bomb on a flight to Tel Aviv.

Bought by WRPI, KUMD, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3