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If you’re looking for something to listen to on your next long drive, try one of these thoughtful podcasts that examine the people, places, and communities engaged in the struggle against poverty and injustice.  These podcasts have helped introduce The Micah Centre community to some pertinent issues. 

What Role Can You Play in the Pursuit of Social Justice? 
“Social justice is clearly a major concern for Christians. But how do we define it, and how do we pursue it wisely? Bradley brings her unique background as a Christian economist to bear on how Christians can view justice through a biblical lens”. Hosted by Dr Anne Bradley.

On Being: Public Theology Reimagined
“Public theology is about the virtues that accompany the work of theology, not just the ideas. It means connecting grand religious ideas with messy human reality. It means articulating religious and spiritual points of view to challenge and deepen thinking on every side of every important question.This project is about exploring a new generation of public theology for this century. We inhabit a world in which spiritual life is a fluid and dispersed, multi-faceted, and multiply articulated thing. Seekers and thinkers outside the bounds of religious tradition — scientists and artists, social entrepreneurs and poets — are illuminating the ancient questions of what it means to be human and who we are to each other”.

Exodus Cry: Human Trafficking
“Join the Exodus Cry team as they discuss the most current updates on all aspects of the commercial sex industry, including sex trafficking, prostitution, pornography, and stripping. They'll dive into controversial and often hotly debated topics surrounding global sex industry policy, ideology, gender and sexuality, and even the spiritual aspects of injustice”.

Status:  Real Life Immigration Stories told by Immigrants
“Somebody might be in the US on an E-1, an H-1B, a J-2, or an F-1. They might be undocumented or they may have their green card. They might be moving to Canada for a job or to the UK to escape violence in their home country. In any case, every immigrant has a story. We tell those stories and how the complex reality of immigration weaves its way into the narrative”.

WOLA Podcast
“WOLA is a leading research and advocacy organization advancing human rights in the Americas. We envision a future where public policies protect human rights and recognize human dignity, and where justice overcomes violence. WOLA tackles problems that transcend borders and demand cross-border solutions. We create strategic partnerships with courageous people making social change—advocacy organizations, academics, religious and business leaders, artists, and government officials”.

UN News
“Global perspective, and human stories”