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We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
 
It's the trans-global satiricast that leaves no hot potato unbuttered. Andy Zaltzman breaks down the news with comedians from across the world including Alice Fraser, Hari Kondabolu, John Oliver, Nish Kumar, and his sister Helen. Hear our new show, The Last Post: http://pod.link/TheLastPost Follow us on YouTube. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
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*) Armenia, Azerbaijan keep fighting despite ceasefire dealFighting over the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh has raged unimpeded by a US-brokered ceasefire.Azerbaijan accused Armenia of striking the Barda region with rockets, killing four civilians, including a two-year-old girl, and wounding 13 others. Armenia's Defence Ministry rejected the accusations…
 
More than 69 million Americans have already voted in the 2020 election, with the presidential election just a week away. President Trump campaigns in three battleground states, while Democratic Joe Biden campaigns in Georgia, a state Democrats haven't won since Bill Clinton. Authorities in several states urging voters who received a mail-in ballot …
 
It's the late summer, and an unexplained influenza virus is killing international travelers. Researchers quickly identify the virus as a genetically engineered flu-strain. Intelligence agencies find irrefutable evidence that the virus was created in a secret bioweapons laboratory in a middle income country. It was accidentally released. By the end …
 
In our news wrap Friday, Sudan moved to normalize relations with Israel, becoming the third country in recent months to do so. President Trump announced the news at the White House with the leaders of both countries on the phone. Also, rival factions in Libya signed a permanent cease-fire after years of fighting. The United Nations brokered the dea…
 
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. Also: we assess whether President Trump has kept his promises on trade, and how his strategies have shaped geopolit…
 
First, we’re speakng with Shubhajit Roy, The Indian Express’s Associate Editor who covers foreign affairs, about how the latest round of talks with the US impacts India. Then, Parthasarathi Biswas, who reports on agriculture, explains how onion prices are expected to move in the coming days. (Hint: they won’t stay down) (12:20) And finally, Udit Mi…
 
On tonight's CBS Evening News -- as President Trump rallies for support in the sunbelt, why were some of his supporters left out in the cold after a rally in Nebraska? The CBS Evening News has that story. Also -- over 75 million Americans have already cast their vote, but why are Democrats concerned over the possibility of a large number of ballots…
 
With the election less than a week away and the market selling off, what will these next few days bring? What about afterwards? Tom Sosnoff and Dylan Ratigan talk about a repeat of March's market with this uptick in COVID cases and more on today's podcast. Get their opinion on the following:* Best Case, Worst Case COVID outlooks* Immediate, Rapid t…
 
Both nations are preparing to further tighten Covid restrictions as cases rise. An EU advisor says 1000 Europeans are now dying every day from the virus. Also, Philadelphia rocked by further protests over shooting of black man by police, and why Kim Kardashian West's birthday party has created controversy on social media.…
 
With the number of COVID-19 cases rising sharply across Europe,German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging state leaders to adopt partial lockdown measures next week.Also in the programme, anti-government protesters in Nigeria remain defiant, despite the deaths of at least 12 people at the hands of the army last week and protecting Australia's Great …
 
From TheAgeofTransitions.com Pearse Redmond returns to the show to help us all take a look around at the strange place we find ourselves in now. QAnon has come a long way since the days that Pearse and Robbie Martin would talk about it on a weekly basis. American foreign policy has taken a political backseat as Trumpism focuses in on all things dom…
 
The RCMP is one of the most famous police forces in the world — the red serge and stetson hat are practically synonymous with Canada. But that image obscures the profound power the Mounties have held throughout Canadian history. And the dark legacy of ethnic cleansing and genocide at their core. Featured in this episode: Jean Teillet, Sean Carleton…
 
What's 50 Cent's beef with Franz Fanon? And what makes Ice Cube different than 50 Cent? What to make of China's escalation of wolf-warrior diplomacy. The progressive debate about American foreign policy--opposing US power or US militarism? Also this episode--questioning Taiwan's future and how American hegemony ends. Alex Cooley and Dan Nexon Tweet…
 
Chris discusses Joe Biden and President Trump's focus on battleground states in the last week of the 2020 election and an impending third wave of coronavirus cases with David Gregory and Howard Dean. Then, Chris goes one on one with Harry Enten on the record amount of pre-election votes cast. Chris wraps up the show with the father of Walter Wallac…
 
First, Anuradha Mascarenhas talks about the findings of the country's largest trail on Plasma therapy and why it has sparked a fresh debate. Next, Dipankar Ghose and Santosh Singh talk about why COVID-19 doesn't seem to be a concern in Bihar and how it is affecting the election campaigns (11:02). And in the end, Smita Nair tells us the story of the…
 
With temperatures plummeting and snow falling in parts of the country, it’s time to get ready for…The Masters? Believe it or not, we are two weeks away from turning our attention once again to Augusta. This week, we talk with Hall of Famer and four-time major champion Ernie Els. In addition to breaking down how he has navigated golf during a pandem…
 
During the coronavirus pandemic, the world has become reliant on personal protective equipment, or PPE. Most of this essential gear, from masks to gowns to goggles, comes from China -- and experts in the U.S. say this foreign dependence is problematic. Bur for now, the country where the virus originated is producing much of what's needed to fight i…
 
... well, except for the French. With just one week until election day, Dana and Chris compare notes. They discuss what some recent public opinion polling can tell us about how the election might go, how the millennial vote might impact election outcomes and the week that was on the campaign trail. Plus, Chris answers "extremely difficult balance o…
 
Luis von Ahn is the genius behind CAPTCHA and reCAPTCHA, which was sold to Google in 2009, and also the founder and CEO of Duolingo, the world's most popular language-learning platform. Born and raised in Guatemala, von Ahn saw firsthand that high-quality educational opportunities were limited to those who could afford it. Inspired to fix this, he …
 
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