Full episode - July 07, 2020
A man is shown wearing a blue shirt with "Lagos Food Bank" written on it while carrying a cardboard box on his back.
The coronavirus crisis has exacerbated existing crises of food insecurity and health disparities. And mass protests around the world continue to spotlight deep-seated inequities faced by communities of color. As part of our weekly discussion series on the global pandemic and as a special podcast in The World's feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a conversation exploring the global food supply and inequities, presented with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Full story - July 07, 2020
The Dalai Lama speaks while wearing a yellow robe. He is surrounded by two man on red robes in a monastery.
The album "Inner World" has been in the making for five years. It contains mantras and Buddhist teachings from the Dalai Lama set to soothing music.
Full story - July 07, 2020
A group of four people sit in red chairs in an elegant room with green and gold-starred walls
Bill Browder is a British American financier who has been seeking justice for Sergei Magnitsky, his former attorney, for years. He spoke to The World's host Carol Hills on the UK's rollout of sanctions that mirror the US' 2013 Magnitsky Act.
Full story - July 07, 2020
Inside of a bike shop with a large American flag in sunlight
Nantucket summers are usually packed with tourists and foreign seasonal workers who help out during the high season. But this year, J-1 visa suspensions means no seasonal workers — and Nantucket businesses are struggling to get by. 
Full story - July 07, 2020
Several people are shown through a stone window with metal bars on it walking.
ICE announced yesterday that international students attending schools operating entirely online will not be allowed to remain in the US. And, Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok said today it plans to pull out of Hong Kong. Also, students in grades 6 and 11 in South Africa headed back to school yesterday as part of the country’s reopening following the coronavirus lockdowns.
Full story - July 06, 2020
Pro-democracy demonstrators take part in a lunchtime protest against the national security law, at a shopping mall in Hong Kong, July 6, 2020.
They are reacting to a controversial national security law imposed by Beijing on Hong Kong.
Full episode - July 06, 2020
A crowd of people hold umbrellas toward the camera with several bricks laying in the street.
Facebook and other tech giants will temporarily stop processing requests for user data from Hong Kong authorities after China imposed a security law on the city that calls for greater supervision and regulation of Hong Kong’s internet. And, many sex workers continued to work throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, putting them at risk from abusive clients as well as the coronavirus. Now, brothels across the content are reopening, and authorities have issued a long list of hygiene rules. Also, most Pride activities around the world were canceled or moved online this year, but Shanghai Pride events continued as usual. But “as usual” means something very different in China compared to other places.
Full story - July 06, 2020
Pakistani truck-art painter Haider Ali, 40, touches up a mural depicting George Floyd in Karachi, Pakistan, June 12, 2020.
As the global movement for police accountability grows, activists are looking for ways to build lasting transnational connections to sustain the fight. But solidarity across nations can get really complicated. 
Full story - July 06, 2020
A silhouette of 2 people wearing a mask appears over the night sky of a city.
Hundreds of programmed drones with colorful lights flew over Seoul on Saturday night for a ten-minute, government-organized show containing messages on coronavirus prevention.
Full story - July 06, 2020
Participants take part in a Pride Run during the Shanghai Pride festival, in Shanghai, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, China, June 14, 2020.
But Shanghai Pride didn't include the typical parade filled with people waving rainbow flags. In China, parades are mostly reserved for displays of military strength. So, organizers have to use a little bit of ingenuity to pull off one of the country's longest-running Pride events.