PRI's The World: 11/15/2016
November 15, 2016
Today we explore the American alt-right and its ties to similar groups overseas. Plus, heroin production is up in Mexico, and most of it gets sent to the United States. We also hear about how Finland is expressing its unique culture with a full suite of emojis — two of which are coming to your smartphone keyboard.
Stories in this Edition
The US alt-right is a mishmash of people dissatisfied with the Republican establishment and focused on the prosperity of white people.
The South African comedian talks to The World about race, family, and his new memoir, "Born a Crime."
Her adoptive parents never filed the paperwork to make her a US citizen. So Kim Craig fell through the cracks. And now she finds herself stuck in Korea after a visit, unable to get back to the US.
The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded hundreds of incidents of harassment and hate since the election against Hispanics, Muslims, African Americans, women, gays, lesbians and others. Will it last?
Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Jr. is on the shortlist to lead the Department of Homeland Security in Trump’s administration. But his record is of deep concern to immigrants and their advocates who have been battling his policies for years.