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Dispatches - The Cheese Standard

In Italy, there's a bank that depends on cheese to avoid the stink of the sub-prime scandal, the derivatives dilemma and all those other evils of the marketplace.

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Dispatches - Dispatches, October 22, 2009 (Part 1/2)Oct 22, 2009 | 24:59Dispatches Dispatches, October 22, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, October 22, 2009 (Part 1/2) Oct 22, 2009 | 24:59The CBC's Afghanistan correspondent on covering the conflict. How Iceland went from cool to the cleaners. So you think you know hula? Soldiers spread the virus that causes AIDS. So why won't the U.N. test its peacekeepers?
Dispatches - Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 2/2)Dec 24, 2009 | 27:29Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 2/2) Dec 24, 2009 | 27:29How to exploit Africa in just a few easy steps. A Canadian journalist exposes the simple rules of a cynical game. Christianity offends the Communist Party, but the churches strike back. The author of a new book explores why the bones of the dead have such power over faith and conflict. Take a Sufi pilgrimage with the devout of Senegal to the holy city of Touba.
Dispatches - Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 1/2)Nov 19, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, November 19, 2009 (Part 1/2) Nov 19, 2009 | 25:00A view from the barricades in Iraq. From the land behind God's back, meet the burnesh of the Balkans: women who lead their lives as men. A year since the Mumbai attacks some wounds have healed, but life for one survivor has never been the same. Israel's military culture helps make its economy the start-up capital of the world. Listen to India's plan for dominating the world of international sports.
Dispatches - Dispatches, October 22, 2009 (Part 2/2)Oct 22, 2009 | 27:30Dispatches Dispatches, October 22, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, October 22, 2009 (Part 2/2) Oct 22, 2009 | 27:30The CBC's Afghanistan correspondent on covering the conflict. How Iceland went from cool to the cleaners. So you think you know hula? Soldiers spread the virus that causes AIDS. So why won't the U.N. test its peacekeepers?
Dispatches - Dispatches, October 8, 2009 (Part 1/2)Oct 8, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, October 8, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, October 8, 2009 (Part 1/2) Oct 8, 2009 | 25:00A new book says oil rights cause a lot of wrongs. Thousands of classified U.S. documents about torture and rendition are being pieced together on the Web. Radio is bringing better farming to northwest Africa. The story of Krong and the Elephant Lords.
Dispatches - Dispatches - Rebirth on the NileApr 14, 2009 | 11:09Dispatches Dispatches - Rebirth on the Nile Audio
Dispatches Dispatches - Rebirth on the Nile Apr 14, 2009 | 11:09Is it too late to save the Nubian culture?
Dispatches - Dispatches - Agent Orange, the Legacy ContinuesApr 17, 2009 | 11:15Dispatches Dispatches - Agent Orange, the Legacy Continues Audio
Dispatches Dispatches - Agent Orange, the Legacy Continues Apr 17, 2009 | 11:15Forty-five years after the Americans first used it, Agent Orange is still affecting the health and lives of the Vietnamese.
Dispatches - Dispatches - Christians and CommunistsMay 21, 2009 | 10:11Dispatches Dispatches - Christians and Communists Audio
Dispatches Dispatches - Christians and Communists May 21, 2009 | 10:11CBC Radio's China correspondent Anthony Germain takes us up to the altars of that spiritual conflict: the legal and illegal churches of China.
Dispatches - Dispatches - Punks and PresidentsJun 10, 2009 | 11:22Dispatches Dispatches - Punks and Presidents Audio
Dispatches Dispatches - Punks and Presidents Jun 10, 2009 | 11:22Propelled by a nourished a sense of alienation, Indonesia's street youth have created a blossoming street culture, propelled by the music of a wildly popular punk group named Marjinal.
Dispatches - Dispatches - Camel RockJun 26, 2009 | 11:43Dispatches Dispatches - Camel Rock Audio
Dispatches Dispatches - Camel Rock Jun 26, 2009 | 11:43Despite their nomadic lifestyle, the Tuareg people of the west African desert know how to rock'with their camels.
Dispatches - Dispatches - The Cheese StandardJul 17, 2009 | 6:11Dispatches Dispatches - The Cheese Standard Audio
Dispatches Dispatches - The Cheese Standard Jul 17, 2009 | 6:11In Italy, there's a bank that depends on cheese to avoid the stink of the sub-prime scandal, the derivatives dilemma and all those other evils of the marketplace.
Dispatches - Dispatches - Dambisa Moyo [runs 09:29]May 6, 2009 | 9:29Dispatches Dispatches - Dambisa Moyo [runs 09:29] Audio
Dispatches Dispatches - Dambisa Moyo [runs 09:29] May 6, 2009 | 9:29Africa should reject foreign aid, embrace dictatorship and cosy up to China. A controversial prescription from economist Dambisa Moyo who's here to defend it.
Dispatches - Dispatches December 31, 2009 (Part 1/2)Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches December 31, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches December 31, 2009 (Part 1/2) Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Hear how music and politics spilled into the streets of Jakarta this year. How the British and the Americans conspired to drive a people from their island paradise. Iraqi arts are alive and well -- in exile. The mystery of the world's oldest computer. It pre-dates current models by about two-thousand years.
Dispatches - Dispatches, December 31, 2009 (Part 2/2)Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches, December 31, 2009 (Part 2/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches, December 31, 2009 (Part 2/2) Dec 31, 2009 | 25:00Hear how music and politics spilled into the streets of Jakarta this year. How the British and the Americans conspired to drive a people from their island paradise. Iraqi arts are alive and well -- in exile. The mystery of the world's oldest computer. It pre-dates current models by about two-thousand years.
Dispatches - Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 1/2)Dec 24, 2009 | 25:00Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 1/2) Audio
Dispatches Dispatches December 24, 2009 (Part 1/2) Dec 24, 2009 | 25:00How to exploit Africa in just a few easy steps. A Canadian journalist exposes the simple rules of a cynical game. Christianity offends the Communist Party, but the churches strike back. The author of a new book explores why the bones of the dead have such power over faith and conflict. Take a Sufi pilgrimage with the devout of Senegal to the holy city of Touba.

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