Full episode - September 18, 2018
Hamissi Mamba walks through the guts of what will be his new restaurant, Baobab Fare in Detroit. Originally from Burundi, Mamba relocated to Michigan two years back, learned English, and is now a budding entrepreneur.
The Trump administration plans to cap the number of refugees admitted to the US. Meanwhile, the city of Detroit is laying out the welcome mat for immigrants — including refugees — so they can help support the city’s economic revival. Plus, what’s happened to one of China’s most popular movie actresses.
Full story - September 17, 2018
Birgit Bessin poses with a trailer bearing the logo of her party, the AfD
Her district, Teltow-Flaeming, is home to 165,00 people including about 2,500 refugees and asylum-seekers. The area has been recognized by the American NGO Cultural Vistas for its success in integrating newcomers. Yet, some people here are uneasy with their new neighbors. They say migrants bring crime and have harassed women on the street.
Full story - September 19, 2018
Leo Cerda is shown, adorned with indigenous wears in a crowd of activists in San Francisco.
What is it like to face climate change where you live? The World spoke to people from all over the globe at the recent Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco to learn how climate change was impacting them, and what they were doing about it.
Man wearing glasses and dark suit stands in front of White House sign, US flag to the left
The federal government is resolute that it will end a program that gives spouses of H-1B visa holders authorization to work. They just haven't said when.
Full episode - September 17, 2018
A row of men with shovels stand on a hillside covered in debris and loose mud after a mudslide covered a mining town
Nearly three million people are living in Idlib, the last rebel-held stronghold in Syria. And as Hurricane Florence dumped historic rain in North Carolina, Typhoon Mangkhut roared through the Philippines, but there's a link between climate change and these kinds of major storms. Plus, Glasgow University has announced a program of “reparative justice” after a year-long study discovered that the university benefited from the equivalent of tens of millions of dollars in donations from the profits of slavery.
Full story - September 14, 2018
a closeup of California Governor Edmund "Jerry" Brown
The biggest test of how much a state governor can really lead on a global problem like climate change came this week as Gov. Jerry Brown convened the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.  California has provided leadership amid the vacuum left when the US federal government reversed course on climate policy. But there are things a state just can’t do.   
Full story - September 14, 2018
Rick Desautel, flanked by his daughter and his wife, Linda (right), celebrates his acquittal of illegal hunting charges outside the provincial courthouse in Nelson, British Columbia, in March 2017.
What do you do when a country has officially declared your people extinct? One descendant of the Sinixt tribe went on an illegal elk hunt.
Full story - September 14, 2018
Kathy Kriger sitting at a bar next to a glass of wine
Kathy Kriger was a commercial attaché for the American Embassy in Casablanca, Morocco. She was also a passionate entrepreneur who managed to create one of the most successful tourist attractions in Casablanca — Rick’s Café, an upscale restaurant and jazz club inspired by the famous nightclub in the 1942 classic "Casablanca."
Full story - September 14, 2018
The lettering of the old Packard Plant in Detroit is seen on a brick bridge viewed through the ruins of a window in the factory.
Detroit is a city filled with ruins. Among the city’s most iconic ones is the Packard Plant. A Spanish developer in Peru has plans to revive it.