Tag: US

The international politics of COVID-19: Part II

The international politics of COVID-19: Part II Inkstick Media September 01, 2020 · 2:30 PM EDT By Sam Ratner President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron wrap up a joint press conference at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France.  Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP Share This analysis…

Megaprojects and austerity measures are transforming southern Mexico

Megaprojects and austerity measures are transforming southern Mexico The country's economy is in a downward spiral as the coronavirus continues to spread. The World August 05, 2020 · 3:30 PM EDT By Shannon Young Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. Oaxaca’s landmark Santo…

Colleges brace for steep drop in international enrollment this fall

Colleges brace for steep drop in international enrollment this fall WGBH News June 24, 2020 · 11:15 AM EDT By Kirk Carapezza Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. Northeastern University sophomore Pavithra Rajesh, 18, took the last three weeks of her spring classes…

Discussion: The Latino conservative vote in the 2020 election

Discussion: The Latino conservative vote in the 2020 election The World June 23, 2020 · 4:30 PM EDT By The World staff The World is hosting a Facebook Live on the Latino conservative vote titled. “The Latino Republican: Issues and influence in the 2020 election.” Credit:…

Racism against African Americans in China escalates amid coronavirus

Racism against African Americans in China escalates amid coronavirus In mid-April, reports of “imported cases” of COVID-19 from abroad stoked fears and prejudices in the country. The World June 12, 2020 · 10:00 AM EDT By Rebecca Kanthor Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the…

Trump proposes harsh asylum rules disqualifying many applicants

Trump proposes harsh asylum rules disqualifying many applicants The World June 11, 2020 · 2:00 PM EDT By The World staff Producer Amanda McGowan Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents look at migrants who crossed illegally…

Latino groups fight voter suppression efforts as US election nears

Latino groups fight voter suppression efforts as US election nears Numerous efforts to suppress Latinos and black voters are underway across the country — particularly as white Americans make up a declining share of the US electorate. And with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting this election cycle,…

The power of protest: Part II

The power of protest: Part II Critical State looks at the power and impact of protests over time. As today’s protesters lay out their demands for public safety systems that severely curb police capabilities for violence, economists Jamein Cunningham and Rib Gillezeau offer insight into the…

America’s BLM protests find solidarity in South Korea

America’s BLM protests find solidarity in South Korea On Saturday, around 100 demonstrators walked through downtown Seoul in protest of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in what was perhaps the first showing of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in…

Was the US sleeping through China’s rise?

Was the US sleeping through China's rise? If the US can’t take care of itself in times of major crisis, how exactly is it supposed to “beat” China in global competition? Things That Go Boom June 05, 2020 · 9:30 AM EDT Host Laicie Heeley Producer…