Josh Coe is a producer for The World based in Boston.
He joins The World from The GroundTruth Project, where he worked on three seasons of the award-winning GroundTruth Podcast as well as edited and reported stories covering a range of topics including geopolitics, nuclear policy, immigration, the 2020 elections and extremism.
His bylines can be found in English, German and Albanian-language publications such as The Boston Globe, The GroundTruth Project, Qiio Magazin and the Albanian Centre for Quality Journalism.
Josh is a graduate of Emerson College, where he majored in Journalism and minored in both Global Studies and Creative Writing. He speaks German and can survive in French.
Borrowers in the US and the UK rack up the highest debt in the world. In Denmark, tuition is free and students are given grants to pay for things like food and housing. Hardly anyone takes out loans, but free education comes with a price.
Beijing signs onto a deal with the Taliban to extract oil from the north of Afghanistan. Graeme Smith, a senior consultant for the International Crisis Group, discusses the implications of the agreement with The World's host Carol Hills.
“We have reason to suspect that a lot of the information about us, at least the information we know, is incorrect," said Peter Knudsen, who is one of 50 cosigners on an application filed to South Korea's Truth and Reconciliation Commission last week to clarify their origins.
New cases of polio have emerged in the US and Israel, and the disease has been detected in wastewater in the UK. Oliver Rosenbauer, the spokesperson for polio eradication at the World Health Organization, explains how some of them could be linked to the oral vaccine that's long been used to prevent the disease.
The song “PAF.no,” one of the biggest hits in Norway this year, features a chorus in Arabic that has everyone singing along — and also discussing what it means to be Norwegian.
Myanmar's government confirmed Monday it had carried out its first executions in nearly 50 years, hanging a former lawmaker, a democracy activist and two other political prisoners.
The sliding value of the euro could have a big impact on the US trade deficit, according to economist Eswar Prasad, a trade policy professor who spoke to The World's Marco Werman from Spain.
Zeyi Yang, a China reporter with MIT Technology Review, looked at some of the data and spoke from New York with The World's host Marco Werman about the situation.
“Religious polarization has been rising in India under [Narendra] Modi, who is seen as a Hindu nationalist leader,” journalist Sushmita Pathak told The World’s Marco Werman.