Music is part of The World’s DNA and, as it turns out, it is something many of the show’s staff appreciate. This playlist with their recommendations will take you on a journey around the globe.
The Trump administration's immigration policies harken back to the origins of immigration restriction a century ago that sought to keep “undesirables” — like my family — out.
When the White House withdrew US troops from Syria, it unwittingly sacrificed one of its core constituencies’ dearest causes — Christians in the Middle East. US actions in the region since the early October withdrawal have been a response to their ire. It’s working — for now.
The "likely to become a public charge" clause originally targeted southern and eastern European immigrants. It has since become a tool to exclude "undesirable" immigrants du jour.
Cancun, on the Yucatan peninsula, is one of Mexico's most visited cities, while nearby Mayan villages struggle with poverty and lack of economic opportunities. A newly proposed train line could help fix that, but at what cost to the people and ecosystem?
Rather than requiring companies to ensure a living wage for their global supply chain workforce, the Modern Slavery Act ends up punishing them.
Trump has expanded and escalated the most punitive policies he inherited from his predecessors.
Given the weak justification for the citizenship question, rubber-stamping it without further inquiry could well have been a stain on the Supreme Court's legitimacy.
Marco Werman visited Russia for the first time earlier this year. In Moscow, he saw the careful editing of Soviet history and the rise of Western commercialism.
Facebook has announced a plan to launch a new cryptocurrency named the Libra. Their plans are backed by major companies such as Visa, PayPal and Uber. With a user base of 2 billion people worldwide, Facebook is positioned to pressure countries and central banks to cooperate with its reinvention of the global financial system.
Although the US women’s national soccer team has long been the envy of the world, they face being upstaged by regional men's soccer teams. Female athletes and journalists continue to face serious barriers as local news outlets spend only 3% of their airtime covering women’s sports and more than 90% of anchors, commentators and editors are men.