Full story - November 22, 2019
A sunset with the silhouette of a mosque and man approaching
Through war and Islamophobia, a generation thought they might have lost their histories and faith in Eastern Europe. But, unexpectedly, they found it again.
Full story - February 18, 2019
A woman looks back over a river with a building behind her.
Andrea Levy’s books explored the lives of the Windrush generation — nearly half million people who moved from the Caribbean to Britain to fill labor shortages after WWII.
Full story - February 18, 2019
a closeup of someone holding a handgun
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.
Full story - February 18, 2019
Philippine's President Rodrigo Duterte speaks from a balcony
Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines and no stranger to startling proposals, already has a preferred new name: The Republic of Maharlika.
Full episode - February 18, 2019
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Lawmakers in the UK defect to become independents. The formation of a new splinter group of British MPs may signal a major realignment in UK politics. Britain is mourning cherished author Andrea Levy, who helped raise awareness of the Windrush generation — nearly half a million people who moved from the Caribbean to Britain to fill labor shortages after WWII. And listeners ask questions about climate change and the Antarctic.
Full story - February 17, 2019
Sharia Walker heads home after a long day at work in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Until last summer, Saudi Arabia was the only country in the world where women weren't allowed to drive, a policy that had been in place since 1957.
Full story - February 15, 2019
France MeToo
​​​​​​​The private Facebook group was was made up of prominent French journalists — mostly men — who were behind a wave of online insults aimed at women, the LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, and other minority groups.
Full story - February 15, 2019
Researchers aboard the Nathanial B. Palmer gather on the ship’s bridge to view one of the first icebergs they encountered.
The World’s Carolyn Beeler is on a ship bound for Antarctica on an expedition looking into the fate of one of the frozen continent's biggest glaciers. What they learn could tell us a lot about how quickly sea levels around the world will rise.
Full story - February 15, 2019
Members of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hold stencils made by French street artist C215 representing portraits of emprisonned Turkish journalists,
The special unit has its roots in federal efforts to hunt Nazis living in the United States after World War II.
Full episode - February 15, 2019
President points directly to the camera during a speech.
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency in order to obtain more funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border. We ask the mayor of Brownsville, Texas, for his reaction. And Mexico's former ambassador to the US discusses the lack of dialogue between Mexico and the Trump administration regarding the wall plans. Plus, another dispatch from Antarctica.