Full episode - March 06, 2018
shukor in space
While Europe was in the Dark Ages, scientific discovery was blooming in the Islamic world. Now, centuries later, some Muslim countries are making new investments in space exploration.
Full story - February 20, 2018
beijing mossack fonseca
"China's ultimate goal is to use democracy to undermine democracy," says one expert on Chinese dissent.
Full story - February 10, 2018
nawaz sharif
The Panama Papers revealed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's offshore accounts. Mass protests demanded his ouster... and then the military took matters into their own hands.
Full story - February 08, 2018
tikkakoski radar2
When one Finnish journalist smashed her laptop with a hammer, causing it to catch fire, she didn't know that it would lead to one of the biggest debates about security and press freedom in Finnish history.
Full episode - February 06, 2018
document leaks
Massive document leaks have led to the fall of world leaders and to new anti-corruption laws. But some leaks have put lives in danger. So what's the limit to the public’s right to know?
Full episode - December 07, 2017
nk propaganda
North Korean missiles can now reach major US cities. The Trump administration promises to "utterly destroy" the Kim regime if there's a war. So, what will it take to ease tensions between the two nuclear powers? This episode features a live town hall discussion recorded on Dec. 1, 2017 — only three days after the latest North Korean ICBM test.
Full story - November 27, 2017
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends the first congress of the country's ruling Workers' Party in 36 years, in Pyongyang, North Korea on May 9, 2016.
Frank Aum, a senior expert on North Korea at the United States Institute of Peace, assesses the current state of affairs between the US and North Korea.
Full story - November 22, 2017
cervezeria insurgente
If the US leaves NAFTA, “we might have to go straight to Canada for our supplies,” says a Tijuana brewer.
Full story - November 16, 2017
Benz factory
The US and European economies are so interconnected that if trade relationships falter, the effects could be catastrophic.
Full episode - November 06, 2017
Galax factory workers
"You could make an argument that trade was the biggest issue that put Donald Trump in the Oval Office. I mean the states that he won the election in were places that lost the highest percentage of jobs to import competition in the last 15 years," said Edward Alden, author of "Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy."