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What's Old Is New: Are You Listening? Podcast

The podcast Are You Listening? takes a look at some of the stories that have recently come out of the Global Voices newsroom. In this episode, we break down the curious case of coffee culture in Jamaica; a historic visit to the biggest Muslim country in the world; and what it's like to be jailed by ISIS and live to tell the tale. We also introduce you to an iconic Macedonian folk singer who fell into obscurity and lastly, we take you more than a hundred years back to the battle where Ethiopia fought off white colonizers. In this episode, what’s old is new.

Many thanks to Kat Batuigas for helping us produce this episode and to Global Voices contributors Emma Lewis and Endalk for assisting us with narration, and for reporting — along with Filip Stojanovski, Juke Carolina,Joey Ayoub, and Elias Abou Jaoude —  the stories that we featured in this podcast.

In this episode, we featured Creative Commons licensed music from the Free Music Archive, including Please Listen Carefully by Jahzaar (CC BY-SA 4.0); Good Riddance by Ars Sonor (CC BY-SA 4.0); Flute Fleet by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0); Vintage Frames by Kai Engel (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0); Backward by David Szesztay (CC BY-NC 3.0); and Modulation of the Spirit by Little Glass Men (CC BY 3.0 US).

The feature image used in this story is “Church Steps” taken in front of St. Mary of Zion Church in Axum, Ethiopia. Photo by Flickr user A.Davey (CC BY 2.0).

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