Full episode - March 18, 2019
wax drips down a woman hand as she holds a candle
The terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, was yet another example of white nationalist terrorism. It's a threat that some say the US needs to take more seriously. Plus, a mission to protest family separation at the Mexican border. And, everyone knows surf music started in the Middle East, right?
Full story - March 15, 2019
A photo taken overhead shows dozens of Muslims praying in a mosque
American Muslims woke up to the news of the horrific attack on two mosques in New Zealand, where police told worshippers to avoid going to other mosques. But one American says the urge to be part of the community is healthy.
Full story - March 15, 2019
A group of people leave flowers outside a building with signs table to a column that say "#turntolove" and "#love will win terror will lose"
The shooter who killed 49 in New Zealand broadcast 17 minutes of his attack on Facebook. Watching and sharing videos like this inspire future killers and is disrespectful to victims, says a technology professor.
Full episode - March 15, 2019
A group of people leave flowers outside a building with signs table to a column that say "#turntolove" and "#love will win terror will lose"
At least 49 people were killed and many more injured in attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. Host Marco Werman speaks with reporter Chelsea Daniels in Auckland about the attacks and how they could change how New Zealand thinks about security. Host Marco Werman also speaks with scholar Zeynep Tufekci about the role social media plays in the aftermath of attacks like these. Plus, students across the US are taking the lead from their peers around the world and skipping school today. They want to press their political leaders and other adults to take much more dramatic action to address what they call a climate crisis.
Full story - March 14, 2019
Two women wearing black veils walk outside past a sign with Arabic text.
Iranian American journalist and writer Azadeh Moaveni spoke with Marco Werman about why the term "ISIS brides" is problematic and shares her perspective on the much bigger role that women have had in militant Islamic groups.
Full story - March 14, 2019
An illustration shows a man with the Japanese flag behind him holding a plutonium disc in his hands
Members of Japan's far-right say the country should build up its defenses.
Full story - March 14, 2019
kids climate march
Thousands of students in Europe and elsewhere have been skipping school on Fridays to demand their governments take stronger action against climate change. Some teachers and politicians are pushing back, but the students are getting support from their elders as well.
Full episode - March 14, 2019
several people hold up signs made from cardboard
Earlier this week, Venezuelan journalist Luz Mely Reyes heard that one of her colleagues, Luis Carlos Diaz, was taken from his home and detained by Venezuela's intelligence officers. He’s one of dozens of journalists detained in Venezuela since the start of 2019. Plus, the growing movement of kids cutting school to demand action against climate change. And Japan's far-right openly talk about building a nuclear bomb.
Full story - March 13, 2019
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un look on while White House national security adviser John Bolton reacts during the extended bilateral meeting in the Metropole Hotel alongside US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, North Korean Fo
When Mike Pompeo took over at the State Department last year, he said he would bring the "swagger" back to American diplomacy. How do you square that with the Trump administration's call to slash funding at the State Department by almost a quarter?
Full story - March 13, 2019
Grease ice dampens ripples in the water near a golden orange sunset.
The research team aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer is starting to wrap up their work studying Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica. As the Amundsen Sea starts to freeze up, the captain of the ship will be constantly on the lookout for gaps in the ice that will carry the ship home.