Dealing with dire climate news. Erdoğan and Turkey's future and Peru's World Cup
June 15, 2018
Antarctica's melting a lot faster than we thought. So, what do we do with that information, other than letting it wash over us? Also, Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan faces voters after more than a decade of increasingly authoritarian rule. And a man who left Peru as a 3-year-old relishes his home country's first trip to the World Cup in 36 years.
Music Heard on Air
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Stories in this Edition
“Climate change has all the hallmarks of an issue which is difficult for people to engage with psychologically,” says an environmental psychologist.
In 2022, Qatar will host the World Cup. To do that, it needs dozens of venues and stadiums, which are currently being built by migrant workers.
Colombians in the US who remember the violence they left behind will likely vote for a far-right candidate.
Arts, Culture & Media
Living far from home for the past few years gave this student a new appreciation for her country's traditional music.
Women & Girls
My Red Light in Amsterdam is almost entirely run by former or current sex workers. And it's designed to ensure that those who rent rooms there aren't being trafficked or exploited. But some maintain that the work itself is inherently exploitative.