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Latest Episodes

How dangerous are right-wing militias in the US?
October 23, 2020

The recent arrest of 13 men, some accused of plotting to kidnap the governor of Michigan has drawn attention to the threat posed by right-wing militias in the United States. 

What is the UN doing to help combat COVID-19?
September 25, 2020

Global poverty levels are rising for the first time in 20 years as a result of COVID-19. Over 4 billion people around the world still do not have access to social protections such as basic healthcare

UN General Assembly: Interview with Saudi Ambassador to UN
September 10, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Abdallah Al Mouallimi discusses the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, Saudi’s role in Yemen, its ties with Iran, the Israel-United Arab Emirates agreement and much more.

COVID-19 is worsening hunger in India and sub-Saharan Africa
September 03, 2020

COVID-19 is disproportionately hurting the poorest people in India and sub-Saharan Africa. Millions are on the brink of extreme poverty. How can their governments handle this crisis?

NBA star David West talks protests, U.S.-China ties, Hong Kong and more
August 28, 2020

Two time NBA champion David West talks about protests for racial justice, anti-China sentiments in the U.S., the western media's skewed coverage of Hong Kong and much more.

COVID-19 rages across Latin America
August 21, 2020

Coronavirus cases are surging in Latin America which has now passed Europe as the region with the most fatalities. How will governments help those affected and ensure their overburdened healthcare systems don't collapse?

How COVID-19 is adding to global poverty
August 14, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating global poverty, especially in middle and lower income nations. More than 100 million people are likely to join those living in extreme penury - that's surviving on $1.90 or less per day.

COVID-19: The search for a vaccine
August 04, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is raging across the United States with more than 151,000 dead and around 4.5 million infected. But there may be some hope on the horizon with scientists reporting encouraging results in their search for a vaccine.

China’s Mission to Mars
July 28, 2020

China has launched an ambitious mission to Mars. It'll attempt to deploy an orbiter, lander and rover after the Tianwen-1 spacecraft enters Mars’ orbit in February. If it succeeds, China will become the first nation to achieve such a complex feat.

Israel’s push to annex parts of occupied Palestinian territories
July 23, 2020

How will Palestinians respond to Israel's threats to annex parts of the West Bank? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to absorb almost a third of occupied Palestinian territories.