Full story - June 28, 2019
Cameras and people surround Joshua Wong as he speaks to the media.
In Hong Kong, protesters are prepared to take to the streets on July 1, the day of Hong Kong's handover from the UK to China, to protest a controversial bill that would allow extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China. Joshua Wong is one of the leaders of the protest movement, and he spoke to The World's host, Marco Werman, about his experience advocating for Hong Kong's people.
Full story - June 28, 2019
A camera man films two rappers battling.
Rap is now mainstream in Russia. The sound is everywhere: in clubs, on the radio and in stores. But despite a culture of speaking out on issues in the West, why do many rappers in Russia avoid talking about the country’s big problems?
Full story - June 28, 2019
South Korea's Moon Jae-in holds an umbrella over his head
Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in meet Sunday in a summit that could have huge consequences for President Moon.
Full story - June 27, 2019
Marco Werman walks across Red Square in Moscow. Behind him is the iconic St. Basil's Cathedral.
Marco Werman visited Russia for the first time earlier this year. In Moscow, he saw the careful editing of Soviet history and the rise of Western commercialism.
Full story - June 27, 2019
A sign that says "Count Me In" with the US Supreme Court building in the background
The ruling makes it harder for the federal government to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. But advocates say that the possibility of the question sowed so much fear within immigrant communities that the damage may have already been done.
Full episode - June 27, 2019
The facade of the Supreme Court building is seen in the background with a placard raised in the nearground with the words "Count Me In" printed on it.
The US Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration's census citizenship question ... for now. Also, President Donald Trump is off to Japan for the annual gathering of 20 global powers where trade is expected to top the agenda. Plus, the push to legalize abortion in Argentina.
Full story - June 27, 2019
social worker in soccer field
A growing movement in the country to combat violence against women has helped bring abortion to the fore.
Full story - June 27, 2019
A grandmother wearing a blue shirt, stands to the left of her daughter wearing a red dress who is standing next to her son.
On June 30, Greece will revoke cash cards, apartments and other support for asylum-seekers who have been granted refugee status, leaving some refugees desperate to find work and wondering how they'll manage.
Full story - June 27, 2019
A neon sign saying "The Stonewall Inn" shines out a window.
In the 50 years since the Stonewall Riots, the LGBTQ movement has grown worldwide. The events of that night laid the foundations for activists to organize for social change.
Full story - June 26, 2019
Steam rises from a power plant
As leaders head to the G20, a new report finds that few are making progress on ending pledges to reduce reliance on coal.