demographics

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

The government of Liberia has commissioned a new pop song to raise awareness about the country's first census in nearly 25 years. The census gets under way today. Anchor Marco Werman has today's Global Hit.

Business, Finance & Economics

China's economic picture

China's economic picture is not as rosy as it might appear on first glance. The income gap between the urban rich and the rural poor is growing. And as correspondent Mary Kay Magistad reports, its time for China to rethink its export-driven economy.

Global Politics

Africa 2011

Andrew Meldrum considers the top ten stories to follow in Africa in the coming year. Meldrum, a senior editor with globalpost.com in Boston, talks with host Lisa Mullins.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

The government of Liberia has commissioned a new pop song to raise awareness about the country's first census in nearly 25 years. The census gets under way today. Anchor Marco Werman has today's Global Hit.

Business, Finance & Economics

China's economic picture

China's economic picture is not as rosy as it might appear on first glance. The income gap between the urban rich and the rural poor is growing. And as correspondent Mary Kay Magistad reports, its time for China to rethink its export-driven economy.

Global Politics

Africa 2011

Andrew Meldrum considers the top ten stories to follow in Africa in the coming year. Meldrum, a senior editor with globalpost.com in Boston, talks with host Lisa Mullins.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz and Geo Answer

Today's answer to our Geo Quiz is the African country of Burkina Faso, where as many as 5 million citizens will get free birth certificates as part of a new government program. Anchor Marco Werman finds out why from Rheal Drisdelle, who works for the group, Plan International.