» Libya: Government and opposition sign permanent ceasefire deal
23/10/20 20:32 from Global News
The deal between military leaders from Libya’s government and those from opposition forces lead by General Khalifa Haftar was brokered by the UN. Also: Sudan becomes the third Arab state in recent months to normalise relations with Israe...

» Libya rivals sign ceasefire deal in Geneva
23/10/20 19:13 from Newshour
The agreement on a permanent ceasefire between military leaders from Libya's government, and those from opposition forces led by General Khalifa Haftar, was brokered by the UN. Also in the programme: Sudan becomes the third Arab country ...

» Why Pennsylvania is Key Among Battleground States This Election
23/10/20 18:53 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 23. Pennsylvania has been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout, compared to other swing states. National Political Reporter John McCormick joins host Annmarie Fertoli to e...

» How childcare could reshape the Australian economy - Australian politics live podcast
23/10/20 16:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Katharine Murphy speaks to the shadow early childhood education minister, Amanda Rishworth, about Labor’s new promise to overhaul the childcare subsidy system. How would the proposed reform change productivity in the workforce? And will ...

» The Wait part 3: the place where we are kept
23/10/20 16:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
This is the third episode in a five-part series examining the plight of refugees in Indonesia. As protests rage in cities across Indonesia, Yousif from Sudan takes to the streets despite threats of arrest. Mozhgan can’t travel, so Nicole...

» The Games We Play
23/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
With the election underway, both camps are pushing their “get out the vote” messages. This week, On the Media looks at the origins of the modern presidential campaign, and how livestream technology is transforming the look and feel of vo...

» Who came out on top? US debate fallout
23/10/20 11:27 from Global News
Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash over pandemic, immigration and corruption allegations. Also: protests in Poland against court ruling to outlaw abortion in almost all cases, and Santa reassures children that Christmas isn't cancelled.

» Presidential debate: Trump and Biden row over Covid-19 and racism
23/10/20 11:23 from Newshour
US President Donald Trump and his White House challenger Joe Biden clashed over Covid-19 and race while trading corruption charges in their final live TV debate. Also in the programme: Libya's warring factions have signed an immediate, p...

» A Supreme special episode: Amy Coney Barrett & The State of SCOTUS
23/10/20 08:35 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
What would a Justice Amy Coney Barrett mean for American law and politics? Should Democrats try to reform the Court? Two of the nation's top constitutional minds weigh-in, with John Donvan as your intellectual referee in this special epi...

» Inside the airline industry's meltdown – podcast
23/10/20 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Coronavirus has hit few sectors harder than air travel, wiping out tens of thousands of jobs and uncountable billions in revenue. While most fleets were grounded, the industry was forced to reimagine its future. By Samanth Subramanian Co...

» Trump, Biden Debate Covid-19 Response and Business Dealings
23/10/20 07:12 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 23. President Trump and Joe Biden meet in a measured exchange during the final presidential debate. Stocks typically surge despite election outcomes. Companies may embrace new remote technologies for certain jobs. M...

» Why Campaigns Fail To Get Latinos To Vote
23/10/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Thirty two million Latinos are eligible to vote this election – a record. But research suggests that, in battleground states, 57% of them are not going to cast ballots. Historically, Latino turnout has been lower than that of whites, Bla...

» US presidential debate: a much calmer affair – but who won?
23/10/20 03:13 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
As the two US presidential candidates left the stage in Tennessee after the final debate of the campaign, Jonathan Freedland and Richard Wolffe talk through the biggest moments of the night Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off for the fi...

» A much calmer affair - so who won US presidential debate night?: Politics Weekly Extra
23/10/20 02:32 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
As the two US presidential candidates left the stage in Tennessee after the final debate of the campaign, Jonathan Freedland and Richard Wolffe talk through the biggest moments of the night Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off for the fi...

» Final TV clash for Trump and Biden
23/10/20 01:19 from Global News
We get analysis from our US correspondent and fact check the last presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden. Also: the controversial conservative nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, clears another hurdle on the way to a place on ...

» US election 2020: Can the Democrats win back trust in Ohio? – podcast
22/10/20 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The race in Ohio has long been a reliable guide to the US election: the state’s winner usually goes on to win the presidency. In 2016, it broke decisively for Trump, but this year there are signs that its voters are turning away from the...

» Trump and Biden meet for final presidential debate
22/10/20 20:37 from Global News
The battle lines are drawn for next month's election -- as the president and his Democratic Party challenger go head-to-head in the last TV debate before Election Day on November 3. Also today: the controversial conservative nominee, Amy...

» Trump, Biden Face Off in Final Debate
22/10/20 18:56 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 22. President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will meet in Nashville for the final presidential debate tonight. White House Reporter Catherine Lucey and National Political Reporter Ken Thomas joi...

» Coronavirus: Covid cases surge across Europe
22/10/20 18:24 from Newshour
France will extend an overnight curfew to dozens more areas in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. Italy has seen a surge in cases in recent days. Also in the programme: ahead of tonight's final presidential debate in the US, we hea...

» US election 2020: Joe Biden's and Donald Trump's possible paths to power
22/10/20 13:30 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Lauren Gambino, political correspondent for Guardian US, discusses which states Democratic nominee Joe Biden will need to win to take the White House, and what Donald Trump will need to do to retain the presidency What matters on 3 Novem...

» Thailand lifts state of emergency amid protests
22/10/20 11:22 from Newshour
Thailand has revoked an emergency decree it imposed a week ago as it tried to end months of protests against the prime minister and the monarchy. An official statement said the "violent situation" that had led to the decree had eased. A ...

» Australia aged care: sexual assault allegations
22/10/20 11:06 from Global News
An estimated 50 sexual assaults occur each week across Australia, an inquiry has heard; also, heading to the afterlife - tales of human sacrifice in ancient China, and what we can learn from the diabolical ironclad beetle.

» Real Madrid shocked by Shakhtar before El Clásico – Football Weekly Extra
22/10/20 10:39 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Barry Glendenning , Mark Langdon and Ed Aarons discuss wins for Liverpool and Manchester City, before Sid Lowe joins to dissect Madrid’s defeat, Bayern routing Atlético and a preview of El Clásico Rate, review, share on App...

» The King and Thais
22/10/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Thailand has been rocked by months of student street protests that have intensified in recent days. They're unprecedented in that they don't just criticise the government, but also the monarchy - a taboo in Thailand. Jonathan Head in Ban...

» Airlines Deal With Earnings Decline and Cash Concerns
22/10/20 07:13 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 22. Southwest Airlines and American Airlines release quarterly results as the pandemic brutalizes their business. Weekly jobless numbers are expected to show layoffs at a high level. Wuhan, China becomes a tourist d...

» From the archives: How do we save society? - podcast
22/10/20 01:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to highlight health and economic inequalities, and the US election fast approaching, this week we return to the archive to explore how divisions in society arise and what we can do about them. In ...

» US election Guardian Live event: Politics Weekly Extra podcast
22/10/20 01:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
In this bonus episode, Jonathan Freedland hosts a panel with Daniel Strauss, Lauren Gambino and Richard Wolffe, on the latest from the US election campaign Earlier in the week, Jonathan Freedland hosted a Guardian Live event with colleag...

» US election 2020: can we trust the polls? – podcast
21/10/20 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The Guardian US data editor, Mona Chalabi, casts a sceptical eye over the US polling industry that is once again predicting defeat for Donald Trump. Has it learned lessons from 2016? The election of Donald Trump in 2016 came as a hammer-...

» Unrest in Lagos after protest shooting
21/10/20 21:19 from Global News
Amnesty International says at least 12 people were killed on Tuesday during protests in Nigeria's largest city. Also: Pope Francis indicates support for same-sex civil unions, and "cooling paint" could cut emissions from buildings.

» Unrest in Nigeria after shootings
21/10/20 18:36 from Newshour
In Nigeria, Amnesty International says at least twelve protesters were shot dead by the security forces in Lagos. The Nigerian army denies involvement. Also in the programme: At a ceremony in Paris, President Macron has led tributes to t...

» Authorities Plan Tight Security Around COVID-19 Vaccines
21/10/20 18:35 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 21. As the world waits for coronavirus vaccines, authorities are taking extreme measures to protect initial doses from thieves. Pharmaceutical reporter Jared S. Hopkins joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details....

» Could Jacinda Ardern's 'politics of kindness' work in other countries?
21/10/20 13:30 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
New Zealand’s prime minister has led the Labour party to its best result in 50 years. Her campaign was run on polite politics and a rejection of misinformation. Eleanor Ainge Roy looks at Jacinda Ardern’s rise and what other countries ca...

» OTM presents - Blindspot Ep. 5: The Idea
21/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
This week we are highlighting the work of our colleague Jim O'Grady and his podcast, "Blindspot: The Road to 9/11." This is episode, The Idea. The World Trade Center was built with soaring expectations. Completed in 1973, its architect, ...

» The Champions League returns and more breakaway talk – Football Weekly
21/10/20 12:26 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Barry Glendenning , Jonathan Liew , Nicky Bandini and Anne-Marie Batson discuss Manchester United’s 2-1 win at PSG, Chelsea’s draw with Sevilla and more breakaway league rumours Rate, review, share on Apple Podcasts , Sound...

» Nigeria: President appeals for calm after unrest in Lagos
21/10/20 11:48 from Global News
A number of people have reportedly been shot at a protest against police brutality. Also: at least fifteen people have died after stampede in eastern Afghanistan and an unknown attacker has vandalised art works on display at several gall...

» Nigerian troops accused of killing protesters
21/10/20 11:08 from Newshour
Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, has appealed for understanding and calm after reports that the army fired on hundreds of protesters in the city of Lagos. A denial of involvement in the shootings by the army has been contradicted b...

» The government of 'no deal': Politics Weekly podcast
21/10/20 09:08 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Heather Stewart and Peter Walker run through a cantankerous week in Westminster. Rajeev Syal speaks to the chair of the women and equalities committee, Caroline Nokes. Plus, Heather chats to the comedian and former Labour party member Ma...

» From the archives: The prison where murderers play for Manchester United – podcast
21/10/20 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2015: Luzira was once the most notorious prison in Uganda. Now it’s home to what ...

» Understanding the Global Stakes of Nigeria's Unrest
21/10/20 07:25 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 21. Protests in Nigeria highlight political and economic problems in the oil-rich nation. Aluminum sees a rebound amid surge in Chinese demand. NASA taps an asteroid to see where the planets came from. Marc Stewart ...

» Inside Australia’s asylum system – a possible model for the UK
20/10/20 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Guardian Australia reporter Ben Doherty looks at the history behind Australia’s asylum seeker policies, including the controversial practice of offshore processing and resettlement. It’s one of the options the British government is alleg...

» Protestors 'shot dead' in Nigeria's biggest city
20/10/20 21:33 from Global News
An indefinite 24-hour curfew has been imposed on Lagos and other regions. Also: US files landmark lawsuit against Google, and elation as NASA's Osiris-Rex probe tags asteroid Bennu in an effort to pick up samples.

» Google Antitrust Lawsuit Filed By Justice Department
20/10/20 18:38 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 20. In a long-anticipated antitrust lawsuit, the Justice Department is accusing Google of using anti-competitive tactics to preserve its search engine monopoly. Legal Affairs Reporter Brent Kendall joins host Ann...

» Google hit by landmark competition lawsuit in US
20/10/20 18:29 from Newshour
The US government has filed a lawsuit against Google in the biggest anti-trust case in decades. Also in the programme: Riot police are to be immediately deployed across Nigeria as it struggles to contain violent protests against police b...

» US Election 2020: what the world wants
20/10/20 17:18 from Global News
A special edition with a global perspective on the upcoming presidential election. We find out which countries are keeping a close eye on the vote, and hear from our correspondents around the world about the situation in their region. Al...

» The Wait part 1: a paradox and a dilemma
20/10/20 13:30 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Mozhgan Moarefizadeh is stuck in Jakarta, living without rights. With journalist Nicole Curby, she brings you into the lives of refugees like her, who are trapped on Australia’s new borderline, in Indonesia Support for this project was p...

» The Wait part 2: we say it's chance
20/10/20 13:30 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Mozhgan met Hussein in 2013, both packed into a fishing boat, hoping to get to Australia. She takes Nicole to visit him in West Jakarta, where he lives with his dad in a small room. Their single beds touch toe to toe. How has Australia s...

» Taliban conflict: Afghan fears rise
20/10/20 12:12 from Global News
Afghanistan's National Security Advisor has warned that his country faces a very real threat of a renewed civil war. Also: Donald Trump and Joe Biden will have their microphones muted during portions of the second and final presidential ...

» Lagos goes into curfew following protests
20/10/20 11:24 from Newshour
An indefinite 24-hour curfew has been declared in the Nigerian city and state of Lagos after unrest sparked by police brutality. We hear what locals have to say. Also on the programme: scientists discover that babies may be swallowing mi...

» Portrait Of: Danny Trejo
20/10/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa sits down with actor and entrepreneur Danny Trejo. Trejo has starred in over 300 films, often playing villains and tough guys of all sorts. He now runs Trejo's Tacos, Trejo's Cantina, and Trejo's Donuts in ...

» Wall Street Watches Washington as Stimulus Talks Proceed
20/10/20 07:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 20. While the White House and Democrats continue talks about a potential stimulus deal, a look at which stocks are most vulnerable to the political uncertainty. Schools across America deal with an increase in cybera...

» Covid-19: what can we learn from the HIV/Aids pandemic? – podcast
20/10/20 01:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Prof Ravi Gupta’s career has informed HIV treatment and curative strategies in the UK and at the Africa Health Research Institute. His treatment of a London patient is, to date, only the second ever successful treatment of an HIV patient...

» US elections 2020: Joe Biden and Donald Trump's possible paths to power – podcast
19/10/20 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Lauren Gambino, political correspondent for Guardian US, discusses which states Biden will need to win to take the White House, and what Trump will need to do to retain the presidency What matters on 3 November is not which candidate get...

» US charges Russian intelligence officers in global cyber attacks
19/10/20 21:12 from Global News
Prosecutors in Pittsburgh accuse the men, operating out of Moscow, of carrying out malware attacks between 2015 and 2019. Also: Trump says Sudan will be removed from terror list, and saving Australia's koalas by planting gum tree seeds u...

» More Public Schools Reopen to In-Person Learning
19/10/20 19:08 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 19. Concerns about the spread of the coronavirus in schools has kept kids home in many parts of the country but districts are now rethinking distance learning. Education Reporter Leslie Brody joins host Annmarie Fer...

» Bolivia election: Evo Morales's ally Luis Arce set for win
19/10/20 18:34 from Newshour
A quick count suggests socialist candidate Luis Arce of the Mas party is set to win Bolivia's presidential election in the first round. Also in the programme: French government’s crackdown on those who spread hatred and division; and how...

» Does Sweden have the answer to living with Covid-19?
19/10/20 13:30 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
All over the English-speaking world, conservative commentators have latched on to Sweden’s approach to coronavirus as a shining example other countries should follow. The country has managed to avoid enforced lockdowns but what did it do...

» Moyes dances, Liverpool lose Van Dijk and Villa march on – Football Weekly
19/10/20 11:48 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Hunter, Natasha Henry and Ewan Murray to run through a weekend of late goals, VAR’s latest impact on the beautiful game, Sergio Agüero’s handsiness, and the first Old Firm derby of the sea...

» France teacher attack: Police raid homes of suspected Islamic radicals
19/10/20 11:44 from Global News
The Interior Minister said there would be no respite for enemies of France. Also: exit polls suggest the socialist party has won the election in Bolivia and China releases economic figures showing its recovery from Covid-19

» French police visit suspected militant Islamists after beheading
19/10/20 11:20 from Newshour
French police are visiting suspected militant Islamists after the beheading of a teacher last week. The interior minister, Gerald Darmanin, said the operation was intended to send a message that there will be no respite for the enemies o...

» How one man spent 34 years in prison after setting fire to a pair of curtains – podcast
19/10/20 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
David Blagdon’s long-term detention has been described as ‘barbaric’. Whatever his disastrous personal choices, the system failed him repeatedly. By Mark Olden Continue reading...

» Pelosi Sets Deadline for White House on Stimulus Package
19/10/20 07:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 19. As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sets a new deadline on pandemic stimulus talks, a closer look at how new funding could impact the economy. China's GDP expands. Advice on how to handle unused vacation time during t...

» Leaded petrol, acid rain, CFCs: why the green movement can overcome the climate crisis
18/10/20 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Guardian environment correspondent Fiona Harvey discusses why the last 50 years of environmental action have shown how civil society can force governments and business to change and why that should give campaigners optimism for the futur...

» Thousands rally to pay tribute to murdered French teacher
18/10/20 21:06 from Global News
Samuel Paty was killed on Friday close to his school after showing cartoons of the prophet Mohammed to his pupils. Also: Thai police fire water cannon as crowds defy ban; and do sleep apps with "white noise" really work?

» France pays tribute to beheaded teacher
18/10/20 19:04 from Newshour
Thousands of people have taken part in demonstrations across France to honour Samuel Paty, a history teacher beheaded by a suspected Islamist on Friday in the north western Paris suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. We hear from Cecile Ri...

» What's life like on the jobseeker rollercoaster of 2020?
18/10/20 13:30 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Changes in welfare payments since the 1990s have led to a dramatic change in the typical jobseeker, who is now most likely to be a woman aged over 50. Those on the unemployment benefit were given a boost during the pandemic when the rate...

» Armenia-Azerbaijan truce broken minutes after deal
18/10/20 10:31 from Newshour
The latest attempt at a ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia has broken down within hours, with each side blaming the other. We hear from officials from both sides. Also on the programme: Iran says it will not go on a weapons-buying ...

» Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan agree new truce
17/10/20 20:25 from Global News
Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to another humanitarian ceasefire in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Also: French prosecutors say the teenager who beheaded a teacher outside a school was a Chechen refugee from Russia, and tho...

» France honours murdered teacher
17/10/20 19:05 from Newshour
People pay tribute to Samuel Paty, the teacher murdered in a Paris suburb yesterday as France's anti-terrorism prosecutor identifies the killer as an 18-year-old Russian citizen of Chechen origin. Also in the programme: the aftermath of ...

» France: Teacher beheaded after showing cartoons of Prophet Muhammad
17/10/20 10:22 from Newshour
French police are questioning four people after a teacher in a suburb of Paris was beheaded by a suspected Islamist extremist. We hear from Jean-Remi Girard, president of the National Union of School Teachers. Also in the programme: New ...

» Looking at America
17/10/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Journalists in Africa like to play a game where they take language often used in Western reports on African stories ("armed militias", "strongmen", "rigged elections") and apply it to the US. This has become more tempting, and yielding m...

» Terror inquiry launched after teacher beheaded in Paris
16/10/20 20:40 from Global News
The victim reportedly showed controversial cartoons of Prophet Muhammad to his students. Also: the UN warns that peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban could be derailed by a new wave of violence, and a new study suggests flying...

» States Brace for Continued Surge in Early Voting
16/10/20 18:32 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 16. Early voting in the U.S. election is underway, and some states are reporting a surge that could boost overall turnout to record levels. But the surge is also presenting some challenges. National political report...

» Emergency Mode
16/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
Premonitions of Election Day violence abound, especially with the growing visibility of extremist militia groups. This week, On The Media looks at a little-known app fueling those groups’ recruitment and organizing. Plus, why skepticism ...

» Brexit: Johnson says UK must prepare for a 'no deal' trade relationship with EU
16/10/20 12:10 from Global News
Britain's PM said unless EU changed course, there'd be no post-Brexit trade agreement. Also, China denies report that it is separating Muslim Uighur children from their parents in Xinjiang, and Disney updates warning about racist content...

» Takeaways From Trump and Biden's Competing Town Halls in Swing States
16/10/20 07:12 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 16. President Trump and Joe Biden appeared at separate town hall events in swing states. Global coronavirus case growth adds to market uncertainty. A closer look at telemedicine, as the pandemic raises new questions...

» The Rehab Empire Built On Cakes
16/10/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
It's a common sight in Puerto Rico—men in bright yellow T-shirts going door-to door-selling cakes. They're residents at Hogares CREA, Puerto Rico's biggest drug treatment program. Since CREA’s founding 1968, they've grown to a sprawling ...

» US: Republican leaders accuse Twitter of electoral interference over Biden article
15/10/20 20:35 from Global News
Twitter prevented people from posting links to a New York Post article, which contained screenshots of emails to and from Mr Biden's son, Hunter, as well as photos of him. Also: The Democratic presidential and vice-presidential candidate...

» Twitter, Facebook in Spotlight Over Content Restrictions
15/10/20 18:39 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 15. After a broil over flagging political content on Twitter and Facebook, tech companies are being called on the carpet for their policies on rooting out misinformation. Tech and policy reporter Emily Glazer joins ...

» Thai protesters defy emergency rules with rally
15/10/20 11:37 from Global News
Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters gather in Bangkok despite a new emergency decree. More than 20 people were arrested, including a number of the movement's leaders. Also: the President of Kyrgyzstan resigns, how thousands of people ar...

» Stuck on Lesbos
15/10/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Last month a fire burned down the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, which had been hugely overcrowded. The cause was arson, but what was the real reason, and who stoked the fire once it was lit? Gabriel Gatehouse has been...

» Biden Has 11-Point Lead Over Trump in New WSJ/NBC News Poll
15/10/20 07:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 15. Our new poll shows Joe Biden's national lead narrowing a bit, as campaigns focus on seniors. Investors fret over the fate of a stimulus bill, but like some recent earnings news. Why canned corn is now so hard to...

» The story of the Mangrove Nine – podcast
14/10/20 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Guardian arts and culture correspondent Lanre Bakare discusses the Mangrove Nine, a group of black activists who found themselves on trial at the Old Bailey in 1971 after protesting against police harassment. Their story became a landmar...

» France orders curfew to combat second wave
14/10/20 19:20 from Global News
President Macron imposes strict night-time restrictions on Paris and eight other cities as coronavirus cases surge. They’ll come into effect from Saturday and last for six weeks. Also: the Netherlands extends its controversial 'right to ...

» Big Banks' Profits Continue to Roll In Despite Pandemic
14/10/20 18:33 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 14. Big banks turned profits in the latest quarter. How does that square with the state of the broader economy? Finance reporter Liz Hoffman joins host Annmarie Fertoli to analyze the latest earnings reports from Wa...

» Brooke speaks with Lulu Miller about her new book, "Why Fish Don't Exist"
14/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
Earlier this month, Stanford University announced it would rename Jordan Hall ,  named for David Starr Jordan, noted natural historian, ichthyologist, and Stanford's founding president back in 1891. Jordan's name is also coming off of se...

» Thai protests: Police stop pro-democracy demonstrators from reaching PM's office
14/10/20 11:53 from Global News
Big demonstrations staged in Bangkok by pro-democracy activists and their royalist rivals. Pro-democracy protestors want the King's powers curbed and the Prime Minister's resignation. Also, a report on Armenian community in Nagorno-Karab...

» What Trump and Biden Plan for Small Businesses
14/10/20 07:02 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 14. A closer look at where President Trump and Joe Biden stand on how best to help small businesses. Hollywood deals with pandemic production pressure. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg...

» China and Russia join the UN Human Rights Council - but Saudi Arabia is rejected
13/10/20 20:02 from Global News
They were elected despite criticism of their human rights records. Also: US Supreme Court nominee Barrett evades questions on key issues, and the flight record without aeroplane.

» Movie Theaters Face More Uncertainty as Pandemic Drags On
13/10/20 18:53 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 13. AMC, the largest movie theater operator in the U.S., is struggling with low attendance and says it could run out of money by the end of the year. For many theaters, the coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating some ...

» Coronavirus: China reports strong growth in trade
13/10/20 11:30 from Global News
China was the first country hit by the virus - and its economy appears to have been the first to recover. Also: President Trump returns to the campaign trail, less than two weeks after being diagnosed with Covid-19, and the race to defus...

» How I Made It: Buscabulla
13/10/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Buscabulla is a Puerto Rican indie duo formed by wife and husband Raquel Berrios and Luis Alfredo del Valle. Around 2018, Buscabulla was one of the most beloved Latinx bands in New York City. Raquel and Luis had just released their secon...

» Amazon Opens Remade Holiday Season With October Promotion
13/10/20 07:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 13. Amazon and other retailers kick off early holiday deals this year. Top Wall Street firms release quarterly earnings. President Trump and Joe Biden visit battleground states. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about ...

» Trump Supreme Court nominee testifies
12/10/20 21:06 from Global News
Amy Coney Barrett said she was 'honoured' by the controversial nomination. Also: Facebook bans content that denies or distorts the Holocaust, and the row over the remake of the film Cleopatra.

» Lawmakers Draw Battle Lines at Judge Barrett's Confirmation Hearing
12/10/20 18:45 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for Oct. 12: Lawmakers delivered opening statements on the first day of confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, setting the agenda for the days to come. Senior writer James V. Grimaldi joins host Annmarie Fertoli ...

» Bangladesh is to introduce the death penalty for rape
12/10/20 11:30 from Global News
The announcement follows days of protests about levels of sexual violence against women. Also: Aboriginal groups in Australia tell an inquiry they are in mourning over the damage done to sacred sites by mining, and the Nobel Prize for Ec...

» Judge Amy Coney Barrett Begins Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings
12/10/20 07:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Oct. 12. Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face questions from the Senate this week. Big banks prepare to release quarterly results amid pandemic. Expert advice on taking your dog on fall camping trips. Marc Stewart hosts. Le...

» #185 - Is It Time to Redistribute the Wealth?
12/10/20 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Robert Reich, Yanis Varoufakis, Lawrence Summers and Allison Schrager join us for a debate on economic inequality in our premiere episode of “That’s Debatable.” As nations around the world face a reckoning on racial and social justice an...

» US election 2020: who is supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett? – podcast
11/10/20 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Today is the start of the confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett, a deeply conservative judge who is Donald Trump’s pick for supreme court judge. Guardian US investigative journalist Stephanie Kirchgaessner has been looking at her ca...

» Mutual accusations over broken ceasefire in Nagorno Karabakh
11/10/20 20:15 from Global News
Azerbaijan and Armenia accuse one another of having violated ceasefire after shelling of Ganja, Also: brutal crackdown on protests in Belarus, and the asteroid hurtling towards earth turns out to be something more innocent.

» Nagorno-Karabakh: Reports of fresh shelling dent ceasefire hopes
10/10/20 20:35 from Global News
The violence came just hours after a ceasefire came into force, with both Armenia and Azerbaijan swapping blame. Also: Donald Trump makes his first significant campaign appearance since being diagnosed with coronavirus, and what role are...

» US: the Covid Campaign
10/10/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
For President Trump to have had Covid-19 so close to the election presents political dilemmas. Play it down, and you offend the relatives of the dead. Play it up, you highlight the seriousness of the disease that killed so many on your w...

» President Trump re-launches campaign as he recovers from coronavirus
09/10/20 21:06 from Global News
Less than a week after leaving hospital with coronavirus, President Donald Trump will speak to hundreds of supporters at the White House on Saturday. Also: The World Bank says Latin America and the Caribbean are suffering the worst econo...

» The Unlucky Many
09/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
GOP Senator Mike Lee tweeted this week that “we are not a democracy.” On this week’s On the Media, why the Republican party’s political future may depend upon anti-democratic — small-’d’ — ideas. Plus, how the good luck of the so-called ...

» Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 awarded to UN's World Food Programme
09/10/20 11:56 from Global News
WFP was given prize for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace. The agency said it was 'deeply humbled' to have won. Also, Moscow tries to broker a ceasefire in Nagorno Karabakh, and the Cook Islands' leader causes...

» The Matter Of Castro Tum
09/10/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, a young Guatemalan man named Reynaldo Castro Tum was ordered deported even though no one in the U.S. government knew where he was, or how to find him. Now, more than two years later, his unusual journey through the United States...

» FBI busts militia 'plot' to abduct Michigan governor
08/10/20 20:41 from Global News
The Democrat was targeted by coronavirus sceptics after enacting strict lockdown measures. Also: European nations impose new restrictions as the continent records almost 100,000 new coronavirus cases, and the US places more sanctions on ...

» Trump's War on Critical Race Theory
08/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
The Trump administration issued executive orders last month that ban federal workers from participating in anti-racism trainings. Under the orders, such phrases as  “critical race theory” and “white privilege” are verboten during executi...

» Trump says he will not participate in next US presidential debate
08/10/20 11:06 from Global News
Donald Trump says he will not “waste his time” on the second debate of the US presidential campaign, after organisers announced it would take place virtually. Also, a Spanish court has struck down a partial Covid lockdown in Madrid. And ...

» War in Nagorno-Karabakh - or Artsakh
08/10/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Fighting has continued in Nagorno-Karabakh, the territory inhabited and run by ethnic Armenians, but officially still part of Azerbaijan. The armed clashes have included Azerbaijani shelling of residential areas in the main town Stepanak...

» Islamic State 'Beatles' charged in US over hostages' deaths
07/10/20 20:55 from Global News
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh appeared in a US federal court in Virginia by video link, accused of killing four American hostages in Syria. The men, who were part of a group known as 'The Beatles' because of their British accents...

» Greece: extreme nationalist political party Golden Dawn is outlawed
07/10/20 12:13 from Global News
Leaders of Neo-Nazi party found guilty of running criminal organisation. And members found guilty of range of crimes - including murder. Also, two women scientists given 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing tools to edit DNA, and...

» Trump ends Covid budget stimulus relief talks
06/10/20 21:31 from Global News
The US president says he will only resume talks after the election. Also:  opposition 'seize power' in Kyrgyzstan, and the legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies aged sixty-five.

» Kyrgyzstan election result annulled after night of violence
06/10/20 11:31 from Global News
Demonstrators storm parliament in the former Soviet republic. Also: President Trump is criticised for playing down the severity of Covid-19, and Singapore offers a 'baby bonus' to couples prepared to have a child during the pandemic.

» The Parents Are Not Alright
06/10/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When cities across the country began going on lockdown in March, parents all over the U.S. had to scramble to balance taking care of their children, helping them with remote learning, while also working. Essential workers had to figure o...

» Trump leaves hospital to continue Covid-19 treatment
05/10/20 22:02 from Global News
The US president vowed to hit the campaign trail very soon, though he is still receiving medical care. Also: riot police clash with protestors in Kyrgyzstan, and feuding in the world of Japanese mascots.

» President Trump criticised over drive-past
05/10/20 11:24 from Global News
The decision to greet supporters while being treated for Covid-19 is under scrutiny. Also: The WHO’S top officials meet to discuss the global response to the pandemic, and the creature being reintroduced to mainland Australia after three...

» Trump briefly leaves hospital to greet supporters
04/10/20 21:24 from Global News
The US president is seen waving inside a car, hours after doctors said he might be discharged on Monday. Also: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict grows as big cities hit, and the Kenzo fashion brand founder dies from Covid-19.

» Confusion over timeline of Trump's diagnosis
03/10/20 21:19 from Global News
The US president was given oxygen before his admission to hospital. Also: Sudan's transitional government has signed a peace deal with an alliance of rebel groups aimed at ending decades of conflict, and Egypt announces the discovery of ...

» Mozambique: the birth of a new conflict
03/10/20 07:03 from From Our Own Correspondent
In Mozambique, the northernmost province of Cabo Delgado may have become the latest outpost of the so-called Islamic State insurgency, with reports of massacres and beheadings. The area is rich in precious gemstones and has huge natural ...

» President Trump flown to hospital with Covid-19
02/10/20 21:48 from Global News
The White House says he was admitted for tests as a precaution. Also: Germany's bid to reform social media, and Scottish criminals turn to music.

» God Bless
02/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
President Trump has once more tried to cast himself as an ally of the Christian right — this time, by nominating Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. This week, On the Media explains how the religious right goes beyond white evangelic...

» Trump and Melania test positive for Coronavirus
02/10/20 12:23 from Global News
White House says President has 'mild symptoms' and he and First Lady are self-isolating. We assess likely impact of Mr. Trump's announcement on presidential elections - due on 3rd November. Also, Spain sees new surge in cases of Covid 19...

» From Chicago To Oaxaca
02/10/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Back in March, Lili Ruiz moved out of New York City to reunite with her family in Chicago. As the first months of quarantine passed by, Lili’s family remained safe and kept in communication with their indigenous community in Oaxaca, Mexi...

» #184 - Unresolved: American Policing
02/10/20 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Historic protests calling for police reform have erupted across the nation. But just what could these reforms mean? And how should we see the criminal justice system today? Staged in our “Unresolved” format, this debate brings together f...

» Anger grows after India 'gang rape' deaths
01/10/20 21:13 from Global News
The death of a second Dalit woman after an alleged gang rape has shocked India. Also: More fires in the Amazon, and when bread is not bread.

» Covering the Proud Boys, Without Platforming Them
01/10/20 13:00 from On The Media
At the debate between Joe Biden and President Trump in Cleveland this Tuesday, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News gave the president an explicit opportunity to condemn white supremacy and white supremacist organizations. Trump deflected...

» Brexit: EU starts legal action against UK
01/10/20 11:20 from Global News
Legal proceedings begin after UK refuses to ditch plans to override Brexit divorce deal. Also: Kremlin critic Navalny blames Putin for poisoning, and scientists say people who have a certain gene inherited from Neanderthals are more at r...

» Leaving Lebanon
01/10/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Lebanon has suffered not just a catastrophic blast that cost around two hundred lives, but also a devastating economic crisis. The value of the currency has plunged and the pandemic lockdown forced nearly a third of businesses to close, ...

» Nagorno-Karabakh: Turkey denies sending Syrian mercenaries to fight
30/09/20 22:00 from Global News
The battle in Nagorno-Karabakh, between Azerbaijan and Armenian separatists, is just the latest in a decades-long struggle for control of the region. Also, China and Russia react to the chaotic US presidential debate between Donald Trump...

» The Politicization of the Justice Department Press Shop
30/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
Federal investigations seldom begin with an uproar. Internal rules keep fledgling probes on the down-low, lest evidence — or reputations — be destroyed. Before elections the Justice Department is (historically) especially mum, so as not ...

» Presidential debate: Trump and Biden in chaotic encounter
30/09/20 11:54 from Global News
President Trump and Joe Biden have held a bitter and angry White House debate. They argued fiercely over Coronavirus, the economy, healthcare and far-Right extremism. Also, senior figures in India's governing BJP found not guilty of inci...

» US presidential debate
30/09/20 01:38 from Global News
Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash in a chaotic and combative debate. We hear from Cleveland, Ohio, where this first election debate is taking place and have analysis from our reality check correspondent. Also: the young people born and ra...

» UN holds emergency meeting about Azerbaijan and Armenia
29/09/20 21:02 from Global News
Dozens have been killed as the violence between the countries escalates. Also: a horrific rape case in India has once again raised questions about women's rights and the caste system, and more people are keeping exotic reptiles as pets t...

» Global coronavirus deaths pass one million
29/09/20 12:06 from Global News
The US, Brazil and India account for nearly half the total. Experts say the true figure is probably much higher. Also: Amnesty International says it has been forced to stop work in India, could emergency teams soon be using jetpacks to g...

» How I Made It: Chicano Batman
29/09/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Chicano Batman is out with their newest album "Invisible People," which celebrates diversity. The band from Southern California has been on an upward climb since forming in 2008, fusing a kind of vintage psychedelic rock with more tradit...

» WHO to give cheap, quick coronavirus tests to poorer countries
28/09/20 20:25 from Global News
They cost 5 dollars and give results in less than 30 minutes. Also: fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia escalates; and a pigeon that went missing 24 years ago in New Zealand has finally come home.

» India passes six million coronavirus cases
28/09/20 11:36 from Global News
It comes on the day eighty-two thousand new cases were reported. We look at where the pandemic is heading there. Also: why the English football league system could be facing financial collapse, and we hear from the veteran naturalist and...

» New York Times says Donald Trump 'paid $750 in federal income taxes' in 2016
27/09/20 21:51 from Global News
The newspaper says it has obtained tax records for the US president over two decades. Mr Trump denied the report as "totally fake news". Also: Armenia and Azerbaijan battle over disputed region.

» Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court
26/09/20 21:26 from Global News
The nomination of a conservative judge paves the way for a bitter Senate fight as an election looms. Also: Madrid at "serious risk" without virus lockdown, and NASA is working with a cosmetics company on space station commercialization.

» Have the Taliban changed?
26/09/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
The first formal face-to-face Afghanistan peace talks are underway in Doha, the capital of the Gulf State of Qatar. These historic negotiations between the Afghan Taliban and a delegation of the Afghan government are focused on finding a...

» Trump 'to pick Amy Coney Barrett' for Supreme Court
25/09/20 21:52 from Global News
The judge and former law professor from Indiana is a favourite of social conservatives. Also: Paris stabbing attack 'an act of terrorism', and polio vaccination campaigners in Pakistan battle misinformation and distrust.

» Spheres of Influence
25/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
Conspiracy theories are spreading like wildfire on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. This week, On the Media examines the role their slicker sister site Instagram plays in spreading disinformation online. Plus, a look at the "real" Paris H...

» Paris attack: Two hurt, two arrested near former Charlie Hebdo office
25/09/20 10:48 from Global News
One of the arrested suspects was found with blood on his clothing, according to a police source. Also: Farmers in India are blocking roads and railways using tractors and livestock during protests and the elite rat saving lives by sniffi...

» Estrella, Revisited
25/09/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In February of 2017, ICE agents arrested Estrella, an undocumented trans woman, inside an El Paso courthouse. Estrella was there after filing for a protective order, testifying in a domestic abuse hearing against her U.S. citizen ex-boyf...

» Better Questions About Amy Coney Barrett's Faith
24/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
As Republicans rush to nominate a judge to fill the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat, Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as a frontrunner. Democrats have plenty to fear about her appointment.  But instead of poring over her judicial record, ma...

» UK chancellor announces new job support scheme
24/09/20 11:31 from Global News
It begins in November and means the government will pay part of workers’ wages who have lost hours because of the coronavirus pandemic. Also: South Korea has condemned North Korea's killing of a civilian official who was apparently tryin...

» Will Greece and Turkey go to war?
24/09/20 07:34 from From Our Own Correspondent
Greece and Turkey have agreed to hold talks to help defuse their stand-off over disputed gas reserves near their shores. Ankara had deployed a research vessel accompanied by warships near a Greek island, and military exercises on both si...

» The Breakdown: The Spell Of Yma Sumac
22/09/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the 1950s, singer and diva Yma Sumac took over the North American airwaves with her mystical voice. The Queen of Exotica and Inca Princess was said to cast a spell on anyone who came across her with her exotic look and nearly five-oct...

» Making peace with Israel
19/09/20 08:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements to normalise relations with Israel, this week, motivated by a desire to build a united front against Iran. Palestinians have condemned the move as a betrayal. Yolande Knell reports o...

» The Wrong Fires
18/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
As wildfires blaze across the United States, some right-wing politicians and pundits are blaming racial justice protesters. On this week’s On the Media, how to stay focused on the realities of climate change when everything is politicize...

» 'Hatemonger': Author Jean Guerrero On Stephen Miller
18/09/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Maria Hinojosa talks with reporter Jean Guerrero about her new book, "Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump, and the White Nationalist Agenda," which chronicles the rise of one of President Trump's most influential advisors. Guerrero ...

» Joe Rogan: Debate Moderator?
16/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
Earlier this year we aired a profile of Joe Rogan. The unbelievably popular podcast host was in the headlines because then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had gone on his show — resulting in a kerfuffle in the progressive camp, bec...

» A Conversation With Maria Hinojosa And Lulu Garcia-Navarro
15/09/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today, September 15th, marks the launch of Maria Hinojosa's new book, "Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America." So we are bringing you an extended version of the conversation Maria had with Lulu Garcia-Navarro for NP...

» Can India cope with Covid-19?
12/09/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
India now has the second highest number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the world, having overtaken Brazil. This is placing huge demands on hospitals and ambulances. The medical services, particularly in smaller cities and rural areas,...

» What To Expect When You’re Electing
11/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
Voters looking for a quick resolution this November might have to wait longer than usual to learn who won the presidency. On this week’s On the Media, a look at what we might expect as election night approaches. Plus, lessons on electora...

» Alzheimer's In Color
11/09/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA and Black Public Media bring you Alzheimer's In Color. It's the story of Ramona Latty, a Dominican immigrant, told by her daughter Yvonne, and it mirrors countless other families of color navigating a disease that is ravaging ...

» OTM presents - Blindspot: The Road to 9/11
09/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
Every now and then we like to feature the work of our colleagues here at our producing station, WNYC. This week we want to introduce you to a new podcast a co-production of HISTORY and WNYC hosted by reporter, Jim O'Grady. Blindspot: Roa...

» How I Made It: A Trip To Sesame Street With Rosita
08/09/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Can you tell us how to get to Sesame Street? Rosita can! In this installment of our How I Made It series, we visit the friendliest block on television to speak with the first full-time bilingual muppet on Sesame Street: Rosita, la Monstr...

» “You must come with us!”
05/09/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
This week’s dispatches, introduced by Kate Adie, are: Steve Rosenberg in Belarus reflects on the history he shares with President Lukashenko, recently re-elected in a poll widely regarded as fradulent. It’s based on their separate links ...

» Armed and Dangerous
04/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
Armed right-wingers are stoking violence in cities across the country. On this week’s On the Media, a look at the origins of the American militia movement. Plus, as things heat up, Facebook is fanning the flames. And, in the face of an i...

» How I Made It: Lido Pimienta On 'Miss Colombia'
04/09/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter Lido Pimienta tells us how her experience of migration led to her love of Afro-Colombian music, how a beauty pageant and its underlying anti-blackness inspired her new album, and how she came to colla...

» #154 - Has Globalization Undermined the American Working Class?
04/09/20 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
This Episode Originally Aired on August 3rd, 2018 MOTION: Globalization Has Undermined America's Working Class Globalization ushered in an era of free trade, fluid borders, and unparalleled corporate profits. For its proponents, the glob...

» The Urban Exodus That Wasn't
02/09/20 13:00 from On The Media
As the president continues his verbal assault on America's urban centers, presenting nightmare scenarios of what will happen to the suburbs absent his protection, the story of a pandemic-induced mass migration from cities has proliferate...

» The Strange Death Of José De Jesús, Part 2
01/09/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In part two of our two-part special, we continue our investigation into the death of a man in a U.S. immigration detention center in 2015. José de Jesús turned himself into Border Patrol saying somebody was after him. Three days later, h...

» The Kremlin and its opponents
29/08/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
This week, as the leading opposition figure in Russia, Alexei Navalny, lies comatose in Berlin’s Charité hospital, Sarah Rainsford in Moscow considers the Kremlin’s peculiar hate and fear of its critics and the methods it is widely thoug...

» Bizarro World
28/08/20 13:00 from On The Media
At the Republican National Convention, Trump advisor Larry Kudlow said the pandemic “ was awful.” On this week’s On the Media, why some politicians and educators are using the past tense to describe an active threat. Plus, how COVID coul...

» The Strange Death Of José De Jesús, Part 1
28/08/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
A man dies in a U.S. immigration detention center, under unusual circumstances. He is found unresponsive in his cell, with a sock stuffed down his throat. His death is ruled a suicide, but little information is put out about what happene...

» With #SaveTheChildren Rallies, QAnon Sneaks Into The Offline World
26/08/20 13:00 from On The Media
On Saturday, more than 200 cities from Spokane to Scranton saw modest rallies for a cause so pure, so unifying, that who in their right mind wouldn’t want to join in? "Save the children" was the chant and child trafficking the scourge. B...

» From Our Home Correspondent 25/08/2020
25/08/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the final programme of the series, Mishal Husain presents a range of perspectives on Britain today. Edinburgh is usually thronged with crowds and alive with performers from around the world at Festival time. But the Scottish capital i...

» The Democrats unconventional convention
22/08/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Former US Vice-president Joe Biden accepted the Democratic party’s nomination for the presidency via video-link from his home in Wilmington, Delaware. The party convention was going to be a big celebratory event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ...

» Newt Minow on the Presidential Debates
21/08/20 18:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
What does the father of American presidential debate think about modern electoral politics? In this episode, Newt Minow offers a first-hand account of some of the nation’s biggest political moments and just what role debate should play i...

» Don't Fall For It
21/08/20 13:00 from On The Media
Recently, the president threatened the post office — and with it, the November elections. On this week's On The Media, a look at how decades of cuts to the mail system led to this emergency. Plus, the “birther” lie reared its ugly head o...

» José Ralat, Taco Editor
21/08/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
José Ralat is the Taco Editor at Texas Monthly Magazine and consequently the only taco editor in the United States. In his book, "American Tacos: A History and Guide," Ralat dives into the evolution of tacos in the United States and its ...

» The Covid Conspiracy Boom on Facebook
19/08/20 13:00 from On The Media
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook has taken a public stance against bogus health claims that discourage people from taking proper precautions against the virus. The company even gave the World Health Organization  free advertising  ...

» The Migrant Student Club
18/08/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Over 300,000 students in the U.S. migrate every year to work in agriculture, from spring to fall. At a high school in South Texas, when these students return, they gather at the Migrant Student Club to discuss their experiences and get s...

» Japan's Second World War Legacy
15/08/20 08:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
It's the 75th anniversary of VJ Day today, Victory over Japan, when Japan surrendered to the US, Britain and China. That ended the Second World War. Japan was given a new, pacifist constitution by the Americans, and seems to have left it...

» Apocalypse Now
14/08/20 13:00 from On The Media

» Reporter's Notebook: Puerto Ricans Living In The Center Of The COVID-19 Outbreak
14/08/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The Puerto Rican population living in the United States is largely concentrated in New York, New Jersey, and Florida — all of which are regions hit hard by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. An investigation by the Puerto Rico-based Cente...

» How Close is the End?
12/08/20 13:00 from On The Media
In this episode (which first aired in January), Brooke talks to journalist and devoted amateur historian Dan Carlin, the creator of the podcast, Hardcore History , and the author of a new book The End is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments,...

» The Children Of Smithfield
11/08/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Maira Mendez's parents work at a massive pork processing plant in Nebraska. Last March, as meatpacking plants across the nation quickly became invisible hotspots for the coronavirus, it became clear to her that the plant, owned by Smithf...

» The death knell for Beirut?
08/08/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
In Lebanon, shock is turning to anger at the authorities and political class at large, after the catastrophic blast in the capital Beirut. It was caused by explosive chemicals stored improperly at the city’s port, and caused much loss of...

» "A Kind of Permanent Battle"
07/08/20 13:00 from On The Media
As we approach November’s momentous presidential election, what lessons can we learn from divided societies abroad? This week, On the Media travels to Poland, where conspiracy, xenophobia and the rise of illiberalism have the country in ...

» After The Mississippi Raids
07/08/20 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
August 7th, 2019 was the day that tore apart an unlikely community of Guatemalan immigrants in central Mississippi. A year ago, hundreds of ICE agents arrived at seven chicken processing plants and arrested 680 workers. Many of them were...

» Agree to Disagree: Should Washington Break Up Big Tech?
07/08/20 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Is Big Tech having its own "big tobacco moment"? As Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon face antitrust probes from state and federal investigators alike, we dive into the debate that will shape the tech industry for generations. Join Joh...

» Making Sense of 'Cancel Culture'
05/08/20 13:00 from On The Media
There’s a standard way the conversation on "cancel culture" goes: on the one side, male comedians and right-wingers saying cancel culture is out of control, you can't say anything anymore without getting dragged. On the other, progressiv...

» From Our Home Correspondent 04/08/2020
04/08/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the latest programme of the monthly series, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers around the United Kingdom reflecting contemporary life. When lockdown dramatically curtailed orders, those businesses providi...

» Alice Bag And A Quinceañera Reimagined
04/08/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For Alice Bag, punk is much more than just a genre, it is an attitude and a way to challenge the expectations and limitations placed on her due to her race, gender, or age. Alice Bag was the lead singer and co-founder of "The Bags," one ...

» Taking on the ruler of Belarus
01/08/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya had nothing to do with politics until recently, and has now become the main opposition candidate for the presidential election in Belarus on the 9th of August. She became a candidate when her husband, a leading opp...

» Break Your Silence
31/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
Despite defiance from police departments and police unions, efforts to limit police secrecy have notched at least one recent victory. On this week’s On The Media, hear how the public can now view misconduct records that had long been clo...

» And They Will Inherit It
31/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Almost 70 years ago, a group of majority Mexican-American miners in New Mexico readied themselves for a showdown with their bosses. The miners were going on strike to demand an end to discriminatory practices at the mines. The events ins...

» Why is Trump’s Campaign Suing a Small TV Station in Wisconsin?
29/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
In this week's pod extra, we bring you an episode from Trump, Inc. , a podcast from our friends at WNYC Studios, about a new threat to press freedom.  This year, President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign filed defamation lawsuits agai...

» How I Made It: Kichwa Hatari
28/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In this segment of our "How I Made It" series, Charlie Uruchima shares his journey with his ancestral language and tells us how he created "Kichwa Hatari," the first Kichwa-language radio station in the U.S. From a bedroom-turned-radio s...

» Unrest in Russia's eastern outpost
25/07/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Tens of thousands of people in Russia's Far-Eastern city of Khabarovsk have been demonstrating against the removal of the popular local governor Sergei Furgal. He was arrested on old murder charges dating back 15 years, and taken to Mosc...

» Agree to Disagree: Broadband for All?
24/07/20 21:45 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Introducing "Agree to Disagree," a new series from Intelligence Squared U.S. In this episode, two guests join John Donvan to debate Broadband for All, the internet as a public utility, and just who should make sure you have the connectio...

» If You Build It...
24/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
The White House is sending troops into cities with the stated goal of protecting monuments. On this week's On The Media, a look at the clash over memorials going back to the American revolution. Plus, lessons for redesigning our post-pan...

» Portrait Of: Anthony Ramos
24/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Anthony Ramos discovered theater in high school, it changed his life. As a teenager, he had his sights set on baseball, but an injury led him down a very different path. Ramos first burst onto the scene in the 2015 smash Broadway hi...

» The Lincoln Project Is Sorry About All That
23/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
It’s yet another day in Trump-era America. You know what that means: Another Lincoln Project ad going viral on Twitter, bound for the evening news. The anti-Trump political action committee's ads have been subject of much praise in the a...

» Allyship And #BlackLivesMatter: A Conversation Across Cultures
21/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The nationwide protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd have started a firestorm of activism. Crowds of people have taken to the streets to support Black Lives Matter, many of whom are non-black. YR Media and Latino USA bring you ...

» Can Bosnia move on from genocide?
18/07/20 08:13 from From Our Own Correspondent
This week, Bosnia is marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre – Europe’s worst atrocity since the Second World War. Those who ordered the executions were convicted of genocide. Today Bosnia is deeply divided, impov...

» "This is Fine"
17/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
As climate catastrophe marches apace and the nation's public health infrastructure continues to unravel, we take stock of how we got here and what it might be like to look back on this year in the future. Plus, the frightening encroachme...

» In The Bronx, A Progressive Battleground
17/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In late June, Ritchie Torres made history when he took the lead in the Democratic primary to represent New York's 15th Congressional District, which is in the Bronx. While absentee ballots are still being counted, Torres is now poised to...

» Poland's political divide
16/07/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In Poland, the socially conservative President Andrzej Duda was very narrowly re-elected, defeating the more progressive mayor of Warsaw, Rafal Trzaskowski. Mr Duda is a close ally of the nationalist and Catholic Law and Justice governme...

» Sorry Not Sorry
15/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
Fox Primetime host Tucker Carlson has already had quite the July. On the plus side, the latest ratings for his show have made him officially the most watched cable news host. On the other side of the ledger, advertisers are fleeing his s...

» Kat Von D At Home
14/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In an interview from before the pandemic, Latino USA visits the home of tattoo artist, entrepreneur, reality star, and goth icon Kat Von D. She first became famous in the early aughts as the first female tattooer on the hit reality telev...

» Lockdown again in Melbourne
11/07/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Australia had widely been seen as having successfully contained the coronavirus – an example to countries like the UK and the US where numbers of cases and deaths have been so much worse. In Australia they locked down early, closed the c...

» 40 Acres
10/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
Home is in your heart and in your head, but mostly home is on land — acreage parceled out, clawed at, stolen, denied for decades and decades. First, there was Field Order No. 15, the Union Army’s plan to distribute 40-acre plots to the n...

» Omar Jimenez: On Air And Under Arrest
10/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
While covering the protests sparked after George Floyd's murder in May, CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez was arrested by the Minnesota State Patrol. He was reporting live on the air at the time, and the video of that moment would go viral,...

» #183 - Is Nationalism a Force for Good?
10/07/20 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
From Brexit to “America First,” Modi in India, Erdoğan in Turkey, and Bolsonaro in Brazil, nationalism – or allegiance to a nation-state over other group affiliations – has been on the rise. Now, borders around the world are closed and t...

» Difficult choices in Hong Kong
09/07/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
It was a seminal moment when the UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab first raised the prospect just over a month ago that 2.9 million Hong Kongers could be eligible for UK citizenship. The move was in response to proposed legislation whic...

» Who Is Lady Liberty, And What Does She Want?
08/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
The Statue of Liberty is nearly 140 years old, but she's enjoying renewed relevance in the Trump era. In announcing hostile immigration policies, Trump administration officials have been questioned about Emma Lazarus' famous poem "The Ne...

» Portrait Of: Arca
07/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Alejandra Ghersi, the experimental musician from Venezuela known as Arca, has been at the forefront of a movement that has pushed the boundaries of the pop music landscape. Since dropping her first mixtapes in 2011, she has produced albu...

» From Our Home Correspondent 07/07/2020
07/07/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the latest programme, Mishal Husain introduces pieces from writers around the United Kingdom which reflect life as it is being led during Covid-19. Paul Moss, who reports for Radio 4's "The World Tonight" and the BBC World Service, sp...

» Afghanistan: peace or more pain?
04/07/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
In Afghanistan, there’s growing concern over a wave of attacks against human rights activists, moderate clerics, aid workers and others. For a young educated generation of Afghans, one death in particular has sparked anguish and anxiety ...

» The Worst Thing We've Ever Done
03/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
After World War II, Germany and the Allied powers took pains to make sure that its citizens would never forget the country’s dark history. But in America, much of our past remains hidden or rewritten. This week, Brooke visits Montgomery,...

» Bobby Sanabria Reimagines West Side Story
03/07/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Growing up as a Nuyorican kid in the Bronx, Bobby Sanabria first watched "West Side Story" in the movie theaters, on the 10th anniversary of the film's release. "I was mesmerized," said the Latin Jazz drummer and composer. In 2017, the B...

» Did Japan get lucky?
02/07/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Japan has some very densely populated cities and the world’s highest proportion of elderly citizens. A disaster waiting to happen in the coronavirus pandemic? But the country has had a low death rate, despite only imposing a mild lockdow...

» United States of Conspiracy
01/07/20 13:00 from On The Media
For much of the past month, a new addition has joined the audioscape of cities across the country: fireworks. Loud ones. Keep-you-up-all-night-ones. And during those sleepless hours in the dark of night, the brain can do some remarkable ...

» I'm Not Dead
30/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the early 70s, Miguel Angel Villavicencio was focused on making his most ambitious dream possible: to become a famous singer in Bolivia and across the world. And he was halfway there—his love songs were on the radio and he was appeari...

» Return to Lombardy
27/06/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Italy's northern region of Lombardy became the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in February. Death rates soared. In Bergamo, six thousand people died in March. Mark Lowen returns to Lombardy to meet some of the bereaved and finds th...

» Your Lying Eyes
26/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
In recent weeks, the Trump administration has removed multiple people from key watchdog roles. On the week’s On the Media: how the president keeps weakening the tools meant to hold him accountable. Plus, looking for truth when police kee...

» How Brazil Became The Epicenter Of COVID-19
26/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Brazil recorded its first death from COVID-19 on March 17th and by mid-June the country was the world leader in daily deaths. Overall, Brazil is only behind the United States both in the number of cases and deaths due to coronavirus. But...

» #164 - Should Social Media Companies Honor the First Amendment?
26/06/20 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
MOTION: Constitutional Free Speech Principles Can Save Social Media Companies from Themselves President Trump posted similar content on Facebook and Twitter. Twitter flagged it. Facebook did not. Both have come under fire for those decis...

» "Abstinence-Only" Coronavirus Guidance Won't Save Us
25/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
When the US entered the early stages of the pandemic, federal and municipal leaders maintained that the best way to prevent the spread of the pandemic was for as many people as possible to "Stay Home." Technically, that advice was sound:...

» New lockdowns in Germany
25/06/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Germany had eased its lockdown, but after a spike in cases at a meat-packing factory the authorities have re-imposed lockdown restrictions in two districts, affecting over half a million people. Is this the start of a second wave or just...

» DACA Stands, But The Future Is Anything But Certain
24/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On Thursday, June 18th, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that upheld the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. This comes over two years after the Trump administration moved to eliminate the program. About 700,000 peo...

» Indigenous Australians and the police
20/06/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
In Australia, the killing of George Floyd in the US has resonated strongly with indigenous Australians, who often face prejudicial policing, and make up a disproportionate number of Australia's prison population. Shaimaa Khalil met membe...

» The Undertow
19/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
We visualize the coronavirus pandemic as coming in waves, but the national picture of new cases shows no sign of abating. This week, On the Media examines the lack of urgency around upwards of 20,000 confirmed daily cases. And, making se...

» Resistance And Loss In The Age Of COVID-19 With Edwidge Danticat
19/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
According to Haitian American author Edwidge Danticat, stories are a way of finding inspiration and comfort during the times we're living through. Her award-winning writing portrays the immigrant experience, Haitian American identity, an...

» The Military Stands Up To Trump
18/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
It began with the President’s notorious bible photo-op, preceded by a military crackdown north of the White House clearing protesters from Lafayette Square. Several days later, General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ...

» Press Freedom in the Philippines
18/06/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the Philippines two journalists, Maria Ressa, the head of an investigative news website called Rappler, and one of their former writers, Reynaldo Santos Jr, have been sentenced to prison for libel, in a case that many see as an attack...

» The Milkshake Duck-ing of Bon Appetit
17/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
There’s this old internet fable about a duck who liked milkshakes. Everyone loved the Milkshake Duck, until it turned out to be racist. The moral of the story is that everything online either turns to caca, or we learn it always was. The...

» The Lone Legislator
17/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 1919, an intrepid Texas state representative, José Tomás Canales, decided to lead an investigation into the abuse of power by the Texas Rangers. For several years, residents of South Texas had been reporting that members of the law en...

» From Our Home Correspondent 16/06/2020
16/06/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the latest programme of the monthly series, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers which reflect the range of contemporary life in the UK. Emir Nader of BBC Arabic tells the story of the family of Dr Adil El ...

» Mumbai struggles with Covid-19
13/06/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
India's commercial capital, Mumbai, is now the city worst-hit by the coronavirus. Hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of patients in need. Even money can't buy you treatment. As a result, many are dying before they can recei...

» It's Going Down
12/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
As public opinion catches up to the Black Lives Matter movement, some activists are calling to “defund the police.” On this week’s On the Media, the debate over whether to take that slogan literally. Plus, what investigative reporting te...

» Rosa Clemente On Allyship And Confronting Anti-Blackness
12/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police sparked worldwide protests against racism and police brutality. To many, this moment seems inevitable — and for the Latinx community, it's bringing up complex conversations o...

» #182 - Will Coronavirus Reshape the World Order in China's Favor?
12/06/20 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
How might coronavirus reshape geopolitics? For some, the answer is clear: China is on the rise. While Washington embraces “America First” and abdicates its global leadership role, they argue, Beijing is stepping up to fill the void. But ...

» Police encounters in Minneapolis
11/06/20 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the US, authorities all over the country are working on police reform. Jo Erickson is a black journalist working in Minneapolis, and has been stopped by armed police herself. She recounts her experience. Yemen has the worst humanitari...

» All The Opinion That's Fit To Print?
10/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
Two years ago, Vox's David Roberts wrote a piece arguing that The New York Times opinion section  is not honest about the state of American conservatism . The animating force behind conservative politics in this country, he wrote, is Tru...

» How Puerto Rican Scientists Hacked The COVID-19 Response
09/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In late February, the government of Puerto Rico was in denial over COVID-19. Top health officials were saying that the coronavirus would not reach the island—but the pandemic did arrive in early March. With hospitals that are still recov...

» Has Zimbabwe lost its way?
06/06/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
When President Emmerson Mnangagwa came to power in Zimbabwe after the end of Robert Mugabe’s decades-long rule, there was hope that the country could turn a corner. It was supposed to be a fresh start, with better economic management, an...

» No Justice, No Peace
05/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
In the midst of a historic week of protests, the national conversation about police is quickly transforming. This week, On the Media looks at the language used here and abroad to describe the "civil unrest" in America. Then, we explore h...

» Willie Perdomo Comes Home
05/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the early 1990s, Willie Perdomo was a teenager growing up in East Harlem. He saw and experienced firsthand a tumultuous moment in New York City, including the crack epidemic and the consequences of the war on drugs. In his latest book...

» Black lives in Minnesota
04/06/20 07:35 from From Our Own Correspondent
The killing of African American George Floyd by a white policeman in Minnesota led to both peaceful demonstrations and violence across the United States. Emma Sapong is an African American journalist from Minnesota and reports on the yaw...

» Trump and the Christian Persecution Complex
03/06/20 13:00 from On The Media
On Monday, President Trump stood outside St. John's Episcopal Church, which had caught fire the day prior in protests for racial justice. When he brandished a Bible before photographers, Trump knew exactly what message he was sending: Ch...

» Dispatch From Atlanta's Nights Of Protests
02/06/20 21:58 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
It's been over a week since the death of George Floyd – a black man in handcuffs who died after being suffocated under the knee of a white officer in Minneapolis. Since Floyd's death, protests have erupted all over the country, calling f...

» Love & Walkouts
02/06/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today we're bringing you an episode from our vault — a love story of student activism. We're taking you back to 1968, when thousands of students participated in a series of protests that helped spark the Chicano Movement, historically kn...

» New protests in Hong Kong
30/05/20 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
The streets of Hong Kong have erupted into protests after mainland China proposed new security legislation, to outlaw the undermining of Beijing's authority in the territory. This comes after last year's demonstrations and pro-democracy ...

» Boiling Point
29/05/20 13:00 from On The Media
Protestors are expressing outrage over police brutality while the  p resident is threatening violence against them on Twitter. We follow how this latest chapter of unrest follows generations of pain, and how the Karen meme is shedding li...

» A Moment On The Farm
29/05/20 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The COVID-19 pandemic is a moment in which our broader food supply chains have been challenged—dairy farmers dumping unused milk, farmers plowing over produce, meatpacking plants closing, and grocery store shelves running empty. In some ...

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