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Plain English | Improve your English with current events

Jeff B. | Chicago, IL, USA | Helping you upgrade your English every week

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Plain English is the podcast for learners everywhere who want to improve their English in a fun and modern way. Every Monday and Thursday, we explore the events and trends that shape the world in clear, understandable English. We also take a close look at one English expression or phrasal verb in each episode. Best of all, we go at a slower speed so you can understand every word. By listening to current events and trending topics, you will expand your vocabulary, improve your English listeni ...
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The purpose of this podcast is to seek out biblical patterns of truth to understand the events of our times. We seek to answer the overarching question: How do we do the will of God in a world where current events never stay current? For Scripture says in 1 John 2:17 that “the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.” Questions and comments are welcome : eventsandexpectations@gmail.com
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SoundBroker's Our Current Events RoundTable Show hosted by Jan Landy is an entertaining light-hearted and robust discussion covering our opinions on current events and news It's more satisfying than seeing a therapist and it gives you a chance to laugh while learning about the latest of what is happening in our world and how it affects you. Please join our LinkedIn discussion group Friends of the RoundTable https://lnkd.in/gHE5vCC7
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Legal Anatomy of Current Events is a weekly podcast that will be reviewing a wide range of national topics and the legal issues involved. Gary Bell and Brad Pollock are Denver lawyers and their law firm is Bell & Pollock. We are lawyers, experts, and advocates and our mission is to educate you on the law and how these national topics may affect you, delivered in a plain-language explanation of the law. Learn about what’s happening regarding the most pressing legal issues of our time in a non ...
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The Angel News Network Podcasts www.TheAngelNewsNetwork.com With Spiritual Journalist Joel D. Anastasi and Channel Phillip Elton Collins Joel and Phillip present a short conversation with a divine representative of the higher realms about the current events taking place in our nation and world. It’s relevant to hear the views of human “experts” on current events. We believe it is far more valuable to hear the divine perspective on these same issues.
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FactFruit is a U.S. focused daily news show that brings you the top stories and information without the political noise. Leading news stories are followed by discussions with guests who are experts in their industries. Our guests are not political pundits or talking heads whose agenda is to politically sway the listener, but rather, discussions are focused on how things work. New technology, how congressional committees function, cyber security, events leading to foreign conflict, and how st ...
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Civil Discourse is the most informative Progressive Radio Show in Wisconsin. A grassroots radio program featuring Senator Peter Bear and Eric Brant. 30 years separate these two co-hosts, offering a unique dynamic to the program. Learn about current events from a historical angle. Hear from state senators, representatives, local politicians, activists, and historians to better understand our current political environment. Gain a better understanding of how political decisions affect everyday ...
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Witamy or welcome to all you curious music lovers who have tuned to this podcast. We hope that you’ll join us on this journey. This podcasts season, first in the series, is hosted by Misia Lerska. The series investigates the jazz scene in Poland and focuses on the most important trends, events and artists of Polish Jazz. The first season of Polish Jazz Podcasts will focus the history of jazz in Poland and its most important figures. Each episode will be released with a Spotify playlist that ...
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Stephen explains what's going on to Kayla, hilarity ensues. A weekly audio download. The news cycles is complicated, we'll figure it out together. Covering U.S. and World news, music, pop culture and weird stories, it's a current events chat show that looks at the world with humor and compassion. Stephen's been paying attention, Kayla hasn't; one of them has something to say that you'll like (it's probably Kayla).
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" The trial of Sam Bankman-Fried lasted over a month. During that time, the prosecution called several witnesses that detailed fraud against customers and lenders of Bankman-Fried's businesses. But the defense argued that this was a terrible mistake, but not a fraud. The jury found him guilty. After a monthlong trial, jurors needed just five hours …
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Politics is never the answer Psalm 139:13-16, 23-24 | Ecclesiastes 8:11 | Proverbs 19:2 | Romans 10:1-2 |1 Corinthians 5:6-8 | 2 Peter 3:13 | 2 Timothy 4:14-15 | Galatians 5:22-23 | Matthew 5:13-14 | Genesis 8:21 | Galatians 1:3-4 | Ephesians 2:1-3 | 1 John 5:19 | 2 Kings 17:21-23 | 2 Kings 23:31-32, 37 | 2 Kings 24:8-9, 17, 19-20 | Psalm 125:1-3 |…
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Conflict has defined Arab-Israeli relationships for many decades, with the interstate warfare of the 1940s-1980s giving way in the 1990s and after to a roiling confrontation between the State of Israel and the Palestinian people of the Israeli-occupied territories.Since the 1940s, the United States has striven to contain, manage, or resolve the con…
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" After making a fortune trading cryptocurrencies, Sam Bankman-Fried started an exchange called FTX. That, he promised, would be the safest place to trade crypto assets. But just a few years after he started it, it all collapsed. Here is part one of the story. -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Today’s full Englis…
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Our Current Events Show # 183 - Join your host Jan Landy and his amazingly knowledgeable panel of friends for an entertaining robust discussion offering opinions on current events and life in general. Good For A Few Laughs And More Satisfying Than Seeing A Therapist while sharing your opinions and learning about what is happening in our world and h…
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A Colorado judge has ruled that former President Donald Trump “engaged in an insurrection” on January 6, 2021, but rejected an attempt to remove him from the state’s 2024 primary ballot, finding that the 14th Amendment’s “insurrectionist ban” doesn’t apply to presidents. Or does it? You decide.Kirjoittanut legalanatomy/GaryBell
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A new MP3 sermon from Albert Mohler | The Briefing is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Thursday, November 30, 2023 Subtitle: Cultural Commentaries Speaker: Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. Broadcaster: Albert Mohler | The Briefing Event: Current Events Date: 11/30/2023 Length: 25 min.…
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A new MP3 sermon from The World View in 5 Minutes is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Muslims in Gaza coming to Christ Subtitle: The World View in Five Minutes Speaker: Adam McManus Broadcaster: The World View in 5 Minutes Event: Current Events Date: 11/30/2023 Length: 6 min.…
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A new MP3 sermon from Albert Mohler | The Briefing is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 Subtitle: Cultural Commentaries Speaker: Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. Broadcaster: Albert Mohler | The Briefing Event: Current Events Date: 11/29/2023 Length: 25 min.…
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A new MP3 sermon from The World View in 5 Minutes is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Ukraine targeting Orthodox Church with raids and arrests Subtitle: The World View in Five Minutes Speaker: Adam McManus Broadcaster: The World View in 5 Minutes Event: Current Events Date: 11/29/2023 Length: 6 min.…
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A new MP3 sermon from Paul Scharf—Friends of Israel is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: 'Eye on the Middle East': Israel at War Subtitle: 'Eye on the Middle East' Speaker: Steve Conover Broadcaster: Paul Scharf—Friends of Israel Event: Current Events Date: 11/8/2023 Length: 7 min.…
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A new MP3 sermon from Paul Scharf—Friends of Israel is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: 'Eye on the Middle East': Israel at War Subtitle: 'Eye on the Middle East' Speaker: Steve Conover Broadcaster: Paul Scharf—Friends of Israel Event: Current Events Date: 11/21/2023 Length: 11 min.…
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A new MP3 sermon from Albert Mohler | The Briefing is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Tuesday, November 28, 2023 Subtitle: Cultural Commentaries Speaker: Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. Broadcaster: Albert Mohler | The Briefing Event: Current Events Date: 11/28/2023 Length: 25 min.…
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Here, David Harmon offers ten “Moments of Insight” that he has had in the parks over the years. The list should be understood as a representative sample of the kinds of introspective experiences the parks offer, rather than as a ranking of the best—something that really is impossible, since all of us bring different sets of values and expectations …
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" A subculture of Pasifika people in New Zealand has a strange tradition: playing music through megaphones and loudspeakers. They try to play music as loud and as clearly as possible. And because their speakers don't produce bass, they play songs from artists like Celine Dion. Not everyone in this town is happy about it. -- At Plain English, we mak…
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Our Current Events Show # 182 - Join your host Jan Landy and his amazingly knowledgeable panel of friends for an entertaining robust discussion offering opinions on current events and life in general. Good For A Few Laughs And More Satisfying Than Seeing A Therapist while sharing your opinions and learning about what is happening in our world and h…
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" Oppenheimer. Killers of the Flower Moon. Babylon. What do they have in common? They're all box office hits. And they're all over three hours long. Consumers, producers, and theaters all like short movies. But hit movies are getting longer. Today, we take a look at why. -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Today’s …
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" The Twinkie is a submarine-shaped yellow cake with a vanilla filling. Invented in 1930, it became one of America's favorite indulgences. After losing money for years, its parent company shut down and stopped making Twinkies. But then, a group of investors revived the classic cake--and now the Twinkie is stronger than ever. -- At Plain English, we…
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Near Death Experiences Col 3:1-4 | 1 Cor 15:52-53 | 1 Kings 17:20-24 | 2 Ki 13:20-22 | Luke 7:11-17 | Luke 8:51-56 | John 11:45-48, 53 | Luke 9:28-31, 36 | Matthew 27:50-54 | Acts 9:40-43 | Acts 20:6-12 | Ex 24:9-11 | Lev 10:1-3 | Eze 1:26-27 | Eze 2:1-5, 8-10 | Isa 6:1-8 | Dan 7:9-10, 13-14 | 1 Ki 22:19-23, 26-28 | Luke 16:27-31 | 1 Cor 4:6 | 2 Jo…
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" Kelvin Kiptum and Tigst Assefa, respectively, set records for the men’s and women’s marathon this year. But Nike and adidas are also winners. The runners were wearing a new generation of their shoes, aimed at helping marathoners go faster. -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Today’s full English lesson, including…
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" Just when you thought nothing could make American football more popular, Taylor Swift comes onto the scene. She is reportedly dating a football star, Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs. The union brings together separate worlds of fandom, as Swifties tune in to football games for the first time. -- At Plain English, we make English lessons fo…
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Our Current Events Show # 181 - Join your host Jan Landy and his amazingly knowledgeable panel of friends for an entertaining robust discussion offering opinions on current events and life in general. Good For A Few Laughs And More Satisfying Than Seeing A Therapist while sharing your opinions and learning about what is happening in our world and h…
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" About a year from now, Americans will go to the polls--and they're likely to get a rematch between sitting President Joe Biden and his immediate predecessor, Donald Trump. Though Biden won last time, he faces some serious challenges in his re-election effort. -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Today’s full Engli…
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Our Current Events Show # 180 - Join your host Jan Landy and his amazingly knowledgeable panel of friends for an entertaining robust discussion offering opinions on current events and life in general. Good For A Few Laughs And More Satisfying Than Seeing A Therapist while sharing your opinions and learning about what is happening in our world and h…
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On May 23rd 1951, the "Seventeen Point Agreement of the Central People’s Government and the Local Government of Tibet on Measures for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet" was signed. This agreement legitimized claims of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) over Tibet and retroactively justified the previous year’s military invasion of eastern Tibet by…
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" Fernando Botero was Colombia's most famous artist--and his whimsical, rotund figures are famous around the world. By painting everything in exaggerated dimensions, he called attention to features and expressions. ""What I paint is volume,"" he said, in a nod to Italian and Greek artistic tradition. Botero died in September at age 91. -- At Plain …
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Due to technical difficulties beyond our control this episode of Our Current Events Show 179 was not streamed live as usual. This was prerecorded 10/25/2023 at 5PM ----------- Join your host Jan Landy and his amazingly knowledgeable panel of friends for an entertaining robust discussion offering opinions on current events and life in general. Good …
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Which Craft or Witchcraft? Leviticus 20:27 | Acts 16:16-18 | Acts 19:19-20 | 1 Chronicles 10:12-14 | 1 John 4:1 Deuteronomy 13:1-3; 18:9-12 | Psalm 106:36-38 | Mark 7:24-30; 9:14-18; 9:20-22 Colossians 2:13-15 | John 12:31; 14:30; 16:11 | 1 Peter 5:8 | Galatians 5:20 | Revelation 9:20-21 | 1 Corinthians 10:14-22; 23-24 | 1 Peter 3:21-22 The purpose…
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" A bedbug infestation is spreading across Paris, even affecting the Métro, trains, hospitals and schools--according to social media. But many reported cases turn out not to be bedbugs at all. So what should a Parisian (or a traveler) think, as the Summer Olympics draw near? -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Toda…
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St Germain and The Inner Earth Council CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST HAS ANCIENT ROOTS (The Inner Earth Council is composed of representatives of the twelve star-systems that seeded planet Earth.) Interviewer: Joel D. Anastasi Channel: Phillip Elton Collins St Germain reveals the historic roots of the separation and conflict in the Middle East that b…
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" ""Dynamic pricing"": it's when businesses constantly change the price of a product, based on the current demand. We're used to it when booking airline tickets, hotel rooms, or even Uber rides. But now an upscale chain of pubs in London will increase the price of a pint of beer by 20p, or 5%, when there's a surge of customers. Is that fair? -- At …
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" It's time to take a look back and learn the latest on several topics we've talked about in Plain English recently, including ChatGPT, Netflix, Threads, Donald Trump's legal woes, and more. -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Today’s full English lesson, including a free transcript, can be found at: https://plaine…
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Our Current Events Show # 178 - Join your host Jan Landy and his amazingly knowledgeable panel of friends for an entertaining robust discussion offering opinions on current events and life in general. It's more satisfying than seeing a therapist and it gives you a chance to laugh while learning about the latest of what is happening in our world and…
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" Diamond rings, bracelets, and earrings have a timeless beauty. They are in high demand, but they're expensive. But now a combination of forces may help bring prices down. The most surprising? New lab-grown diamonds can cost 80 percent less than a traditionally-mined stone. -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Toda…
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The rural roads that led to our planet-changing global economy ran through the American South. Acclaimed scholar Bart Elmore explores that region's impact on the interconnected histories of business and ecological change. He uses the histories of five southern firms—Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Walmart, FedEx and Bank of America—to investigate the en…
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