Hear That? The Global Voices Podcast Is Back.

After a three year break, the Global Voices Podcast is finally back. We are calling the reincarnated version, “The Week That Was at Global Voices.”

In this edition, Global Voices News Editor Lauren Finch and I — Managing Editor at Global Voices– take you to Mexico, China, Tajikistan, Macedonia and Russia.

In Mexico, we tell you a story about Arne Aus den Ruthen, a Mexican public servant, who uses Periscope to expose lawbreakers, in a story brought to us by Global Voices author J.Tadeo.

Next we tell you about our censorship story of the week from China, which our Northeast Asia editor Oiwan Lam alerted us to. Later we take you to Tajikistan, then Macedonia and have a conversation with our RuNet Echo editor Kevin Rothrock about a new film that snubs Harry Potter while showcasing Russia's paranoid patriotism.

We are thrilled about bringing the Global Voices Podcast back.  Many thanks to our authors, translators and editors who helped make this episode possible.

In this episode of the Week that Was at Global Voices, we featured Creative Commons licensed music from the Free Music Archive, including Please Listen Carefully by Jahzzar (CC BY-SA 4.0); Mexico by Jimmy Pe (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0); Air Hockey Saloon by Chris Zabriskie (CC BY 4.0); Rainbow Street by Scott Holmes (CC BY-NC 4.0); and A Russian Circus Story by The Freak Fandango Orchestra (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Expect to hear our voices again in two weeks.

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