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This is the fifth in a series of 10 programs on fighting hate in your community. Liz Waid and Colin Lowther look at the fifth way to fight hatred - learning about hate groups.Join our YouTube channel to get access to exclusive videos and script
Adam Navis and Liz Waid give a short history of how people around the world get vaccines. We will have to use many of these methods to deliver vaccines that everyone needs – the COVID-19 vaccines. How do you get vaccines?Join our YouTube channe
In Canada, there is a long, sad history of abuse towards native people. Bruce Gulland and Megan Nollet look at this terrible history, and an attempt to bring healing. Can a country ever reconcile a difficult situation?Join our YouTube channel t
Join this channel to get access to exclusive videos and script PDFs:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPeqE9km-sipc9NCw02_4RQ/joinLiz Waid and Ryan Geertsma look at writer Chinua Achebe. He wrote to show Africa as it really is.https://spotlighte
Join this channel to get access to exclusive videos and script PDFs:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPeqE9km-sipc9NCw02_4RQ/joinHow do you remember the tragic deaths in a war? Colin Lowther and Katy Blake tell the story of a musician who broug
Join our YouTube channel to get access to exclusive videos and script PDFs:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPeqE9km-sipc9NCw02_4RQ/joinWould you eat decaying food? What about poisonous food? Liz Waid and Adam Navis look at these and other tabo
What do you see in the sky at night? Rena Dam and Ryan Geertsma look at something amazing - the Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights. They look at the origin of the Northern Lights, and stories from around the world.Join this channel to get
Join our YouTube channel to get access to perks:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPeqE9km-sipc9NCw02_4RQ/joinWould you ever harm someone on purpose? Bruce Gulland and Liz Waid look at the difficult ethical choice made by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Wh
Join our YouTube channel to get access to perks:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPeqE9km-sipc9NCw02_4RQ/join2020 was a year unlike any other. The new coronavirus, SARS-CoV2, affected life all over the world. Spotlight tells the stories of peop
Join our YouTube channel to get access to perks:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPeqE9km-sipc9NCw02_4RQ/joinDo steroids make sports better? What problems do steroids cause? Are there any benefits? Joshua Leo and Liz Waid look at the issue of u
Liz Waid and Adam Navis look at a popular treat around the world – ice cream! This food has a long history and a bright future in business. What is your favorite ice cream?https://spotlightenglish.com/food-drink/ice-cream-around-the-world/Downl
Colin Lowther and Liz Waid look at ways to speak up against hate. They give helpful tips that anyone can use to stop hate speech and promote tolerance. This is the fourth program in a series of ten programs on 10 Ways to Fight Hate in your comm
Do you ever think of growing old? Katy Blake and Adam Navis give 5 simple tips for staying healthy as you get older. This program ends our series on Tips for Healthy Living.https://spotlightenglish.com/health-medicine/tips-for-health-series/5-t
Liz Waid and Colin Lowther look at the social attitudes around infertility. Many people hope to have children. But sometimes, they are not able. This can bring great shame. Today, women are saying: no baby, no shame!https://spotlightenglish.com
Bruce Gulland and Liz Waid look at the effects of noise pollution on people and animals. They give some tips on how to get rid of noise in your life. https://spotlightenglish.com/your-life/taking-noise-out-of-your-life/Download our app for Andr
Everyone in the world does it - it's smiling! Luke Haley and Liz Waid look at when, how, and why people smile.https://spotlightenglish.com/culture/all-about-the-smile/Download our app for Android at http://bit.ly/spotlight-androidDownload our a
Liz Waid and Colin Lowther look at the mosquito. This insect causes big problems around the world. But knowing about this insect can protect people from its dangerous bite.https://spotlightenglish.com/science-and-technology/nature/the-terrible-
Joshua Leo and Liz Waid visit the history of Chichen Itza. It was a Mayan city, located in southern Mexico. Why did people abandon this city, once full of life? https://spotlightenglish.com/history/the-ancient-city-of-chichen-itza/Download our
Liz Waid and Bruce Gulland tell about an important way to stop hate – supporting victims of hate crimes and hate-based incidents. This is the third program in a series on ten programs on fighting hate in your community. https://spotlightenglish
Joshua Leo and Anne Muir look at the man who invented the 20th Century: Nikola Tesla.https://spotlightenglish.com/biography/nikola-tesla-the-forgotten-inventor/Download our app for Android at http://bit.ly/spotlight-androidDownload our app for
Is it possible to work less and actually get more done? Could more rest be the key to better work? Adam Navis and Liz Waid tell about the ancient idea of the sabbatical. Could this tradition be coming back?https://spotlightenglish.com/your-life
Do you know how to help your body recover from an injury? This is the 5th program in our series about Tips for Healthy Living. In this program we look at what it takes to be a healthy adult and how you can keep your body healthy.https://spotlig
Liz Waid and Joshua Leo take a trip around the world to eat street food - food that costs little money and is sold beside the street. https://spotlightenglish.com/food-drink/street-food-around-the-world/Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreo
This is the second in a series of 10 programs on fighting hate. Liz Waid and Colin Lowther look at the second way to fight hatred – join forces.https://spotlightenglish.com/society/10-ways-to-fight-hate-series/ten-ways-to-fight-hate-join-forces
Special traditions are part of any holiday. Liz Waid and Joshua Leo look at one Easter tradition from Ecuador: making and eating fanesca soup.https://spotlightenglish.com/holidays/ecuadorian-fanesca-soup/Support us on Patreon: https://www.patre
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