265 - Anthem Protest

October 21, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the controversy surrounding a decision made by several professional American football players to kneel down when the US national anthem is played before the start of NFL games. The protest began in August and has continued to grow as the NFL season moves into October. What is the reason for the protest?

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October 21, 2016
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199 - A Tax on English?

June 12, 2015


English News Weekly 199 reports on a new story from Scandinavia -- in which there is a suggestion that companies should be taxed for using English words on television, the Internet or in newspapers and magazines.

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June 12, 2015
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196 - Ghost Towns Haunt Japan

May 22, 2015


English News Weekly 196 reports on a new problem in Japan -- the rise of abandoned towns and villages and hamlets.

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May 22, 2015
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183 - Take Your Holidays Japan!

February 06, 2015


English News Weekly 183 is all about Japan's government trying to force Japanese companies to make their workers take all the paid holidays instead of going to work on them.

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February 06, 2015
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169 Women on the Rise!

October 31, 2014


This week's podcast looks at important news released this week by the World Economic Forum, which has concluded that, around the world, the gender gap between men and women has narrowed significantly.

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October 31, 2014
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