Hamas – or someone who can speak on their behalf – will be taking your questions today, following the appearance of Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev on yesterday’s programme. Continue reading ‘Your questions to Hamas.’
Archive for December, 2008
Madeleine is tonight at an Arab Israeli Café in Jerusalem and we’ll be bringing you World Have Your Say from there. Yesterday we were at Itay’s house, he’s an Israeli medical student who, with a couple of his friends started a dialogue with a group of Gazans about the current situation.
Also, while we’re on air the Israeli Consulate is holding an online press conference on twitter right here.
We’ve got two debates on the blog at the moment (on Gaza and on homosexuality) that ARE leading us to delete well over half of the comments YOU’RE POSTING. So, to save your time and ours a little reminder of our blog rules……. Continue reading ‘Why we’re deleting so many of your comments…’
Saturday will be one year since the assasination of Pakistani politician Benazir Bhutto. It marked the beginning of a tumultuous twelve months: the handover from military to civilian rule, a resurgent Taleban, bombings of civilian and military targets, the global economic downturn and now, spiralling relations with India after the Mumbai attacks.
So, with all this in mind, at this pivotal time in Pakistan’s history, today we’re asking what is the future for this country that is so crucial to both the West and the East?
On Christmas day we’re handing WHYS over to a panel of young listeners from Kenya, Bangladesh, India, Canada, Zimbabwe, Greece and the US. We gave them the chance to set the agenda and this is what they want to ask you:
How should young voices be heard . .. .and taken seriously? Continue reading ‘On air: Is direct action the only way for young people to get noticed?’
For those of you celebrating Christmas, how’s the credit crunch affected the amount you spend on it ?
The Pope has said that saving humanity from homosexuality is just as important as saving the rainforest. He said blurring the distinction between male and female roles could lead to the “self-destruction” of the human race. Not surprisingly, the pope’s comments have been criticised by gay christian groups. But is the pope just voicing what many Christians around the world also believe? Or does this just show how hopelessly out of touch the leader of the Catholic church is? Continue reading ‘On air: Does the world need to be saved from homosexuality?’
Toyota’s facing its first loss in 71 years. Toyota! The company that probably has the best reputation in the industry for adapting to circumstance, for savvy business practice, and for making popular and reliable cars. Continue reading ‘On air: The end of the age of the car?’
‘It starts by saying sorry’. This is how John Varley, Chief executive of Barclays thinks could be the first step towards regaining consumer trust in the banking industry. Continue reading ‘Talking Points 22 December: Should bankers say sorry?’