Labour Party pains, Windrush author Andrea Levy passes, Antarctica journey update

February 18, 2019

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Britain's Labour Party MPs Ann Coffey, Angela Smith, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes, Luciana Berger, Gavin Shuker and Chuka Umunna pose for a picture after their announcement they are leaving the party, in London, Britain, Feb. 18, 2019. 



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Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Tassi
Artist: Vaudou Game
Label: Hot Casa Records
Song: Pais Nublado
Artist: Helado Negro
Song: Alegría
Artist: Chancha Via Circuito
Label: Wonderwheel Recordings

Stories in this Edition

Security reformers in Bolsonaro’s Brazil look to America’s pro-gun campaigners

Brazil’s academic research community overwhelmingly predicts new measures will lead to more violence in Brazil — a country with around 43,000 gun deaths per year. But in the Bolsonaro era, their arguments are losing to a political bloc that is resolutely opposed to empirical research and that takes many of its cues from pro-gun campaigners in the United States.