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In 2008 Sue and Andrew O'Brien became know as Couple on the Run when they ran 8 marathons in 8 countries in 8 weeks.
As well as the trip of a life time Sue and Andrew were putting their Partnerunning principles to the test, promoting healthy relationships and promoting Oxfam.
In this episode of the Partnerunning Show we revisit the 8 marathons, the book Couple on the Run and reflect of the adventure.
The Kindle Edition is available here.
The paper back edition of Couple on the Run is here.
Also on the show this week:
Over the shoulder
Review of the 2015 Roller Coaster Run
The road ahead
Co-host: Mari Riddle
Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our internationalwomensday.com global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.
Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day.
Various organisations identify their own International Women's Day theme, specific to their local context and interests. Many charities, NGOs and Governments also adopt a relevant theme or campaign to mark the day. For example, organisations like the UN, Oxfam, Women for Women, Care International, Plan, World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and more - run exciting and powerful campaigns that raise awareness and encourage donations for good causes. The UN has been declaring an annual equality theme for many years.
The Harry Potter Alliance’s Imagine Better Project and Oxfam are taking over our airwaves tonight to talk about the GROW Campaign, the root causes of hunger, what you can do to help, and their plans to get #notagame trending on Twitter tomorrow night. This is all part of Hunger is Not a Game, which you should hopefully all know about by now! Please visit http://www.thehpalliance.org/grow and sign the GROW Pledge today! Adam and Savanna will be there, as will representatives from the Harry Potter Alliance (like creator and executive director Andrew Slack) and Oxfam.
Radical analysis of news, politics,commentary and reports from the front lines of the struggle. Roundtable covering the news, and building a radical community. Produced by the Authority Smashers Collective. Join us live tonight at 6 PM EST. Call in or just listen @ (917) 932-8111
Tonight we have updates and headlines from around the world, radical responses to President Obama's State of The Union Address, news from Oxfam, more on France going fascist as Islamophobic hate crimes pile up , fascist anti-Islam marches in Germany continue while leader's Hitler is showing, NSA updates, some thoughts on organizing and Oprah's MLK. Jr. movie "Selma" and how she is disrespecting past and present grassroots organizers, a "Charlie Hebdo" commentary from Black Agenda Report, and more updates from Ferguson and all the protests, NYC Mayor De Blasio attacks protesters and promises to veto law banning lethal chokeholds, AG Holder's civil asset forfeiture surprise, police radar that can see inside homes, and radical history.
The Progressive News Hour.
Oxfam recently released a report called, ’ Working for the Few’, which highlights the growing gap between the world’s rich and poor. We ask how this relates to Australia?
We look at the incredible effort of Palestine in qualifying for the Asian Football Championship.
And finally, what is the real story behind the ’ Prince Andrew Sex Romp’ headlines?If you would like to read the full report on ‘Working for the Few’ just go to ; www.oxfam.org and there is a link to ‘Working for the Few’.
I wonder how many of us get excited when seeing new photo updates from our friends, colleagues, peers, family and really just amazing people going to exciting destinations doing exciting things? I would imagine most of us. Photo updates have a unique way of really drawing us into the realism of what that other person is experiencing and invites us to experience this emotion with them. Oxfam’s new campaign is brilliant in this sense. Their new campaign titled, Ending Hunger Starts with Women, provides leverage to a plethora of incredible individuals and organizations utilizing the power of photo images to tell their stories of determined women globally eager to ending hunger. We have all heard of the astronomical stats of the millions of women around the world working tirelessly irrigating fields, carrying buckets of water for long stretches, dreaming of how their daughters will not have to suffer the same fate of this harsh life and now we get to see of these images up close.
You too can show your support and with today being the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day around the world, tell us your story too. Take a look at my show with Sarah Kalloch, Advisor for Campaign Alliances at Oxfam and see how.
Special Guest: Katie Macaulay, managing director of AB, Author of 'From Cascade to Conversation'
A new book is set to challenge employers to rethink how they communicate internally. From Cascade to Conversation says organisations have lost control of the message – if they ever had it.
From Cascade to Conversation includes case studies and informed input from UK household names such as BT, Sainsbury’s, Oxfam, B&Q, Post Office, HSBC, Waitrose and Coca-Cola Enterprises.
The premise of From Cascade to Conversation maintains that broadcasting to employees is dangerously archaic in today’s digital age. People everywhere have found their voice. We no longer passively receive the message: we share and shape it together.
Organisations that broadcast to their people are the antithesis of how we, as individuals, choose to communicate. Continuing with the corporate monologue will increasingly fail to meet employees’ expectations.
“For years, organisations have been broadcasting messages to employees. It’s time to end the corporate monologue and engage in meaningful conversations,” says author Katie Macaulay.
Join us as we explore this challenge.
Host: Jo Moffatt
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Civil Discourse is a local podcast hosted by former State Senator Peter Bear and Eric Brant.
Peter and Eric connect the dots from historical events to current issues in an effort to correctly predict the outcomes. We lay out current events, expand on the issues, and blend facts with our own take on the subject matter.
This show aims to easily and accurately break down complex political situations for working America.
Great show this week!
The Wisconsin Appeals Court has ruled that the 5 county John Doe probe into Scott Walker's 2012 campagin, can continue.
We then talk about specific issues from the State of the Union address. What are the real numbers? Who really has the wealth? What is the true unemployment rate? Obama is taking executive action. How does his record compare with past presidents?
It's Super Bowl Sunday and for many millions of people around the world there is no bigger story today. However, there are many stories from the past week that are important. Some of them even tied to the Super Bowl, but nothing to do with football (Scarlett Johansson ring a bell?). We'll also talk about the Christian Rapper, Bizzle's response to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's 'Same Love'. Phone lines will be open most of the show so if you have something to say on today's topics give us a call.
Giving makes the world a better place, and it benefits both those who give and those who receive. There are many ways that you can help others by giving. Our guest is Harvey McKinnon.
Harvey McKinnon, The Power of Giving
Harvey is the President of Harvey McKinnon Associates. He is the author of Hidden Gold, The Eleven Questions Every Donor Asks, Tiny Essentials of Monthly Committed Giving, and coauthor of The Power of Giving, which is written on the premise that giving benefits both the recipients and the giver. An award-winning copywriter and one of North America's leading fundraising and direct mail experts, Harvey has won international acclaim for his direct mail packages and has hosted a six-part TV series on fundraising. He has two best-selling training videos and an audio CD of his popular seminar, How Today's Rich Give, and has written for numerous publications, including Donors, Grassroots Fundraising Journal, and Contributions. He is a columnist for Canadian Fundraiser and a contributing editor to Successful Direct Mail, Telephone and Online Fundraising.
Sue Anello journeyed from NYU film student to record business executive, to Celebrity Relations director for Oxfam in England, to Certified Homeopath, her dream job.Sue's passion is to educate people about the many ways the body can help to heal itself. Sue also trains others to become Homeopaths and to use Homeopathy in their healing practices.
Scott Cluthe Live tonight with John Robbins as they re-visit Diet for a New America on it's 25th Anniversary.
John Robbins is the author of The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less.
He is also author of the international bestseller DIET FOR A NEW AMERICA: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness, and the Future of Life on Earth, THE FOOD REVOLUTION: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World, HEALTHY AT 100: The Scientifically Proven Secrets of the World’s Healthiest and Longest-Lived Peoples.
John’s work has been the subject of cover stories and feature articles in The San Francisco Chronicle, The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Life, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer. His life and work have also been featured in an hour long PBS special titled Diet For A New America.
The only son of the founder of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire, John Robbins was groomed to follow in his father’s footsteps, but chose to walk away from Baskin-Robbins and the immense wealth it represented to “…pursue the deeper American Dream…the dream of a society at peace with its conscience because it respects and lives in harmony with all life forms. A dream of a society that is truly healthy, practicing a wise and compassionate stewardship of a balanced ecosystem.”
Considered by many to be one of the most eloquent and powerful spokespersons in the world for a sane, ethical and sustainable future, John has been a featured and keynote speaker at major conferences sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility, Oxfam, the Sierra Club, the Humane Society of the United States, the United Nations Environmental Program, UNICEF, and others.
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