The World

Your Take: 2010 Census

Yesterday, official data from the 2010 census was released, giving us a closer look at how the country has been changing over the last 10 years. But beyond the official numbers, we wanted to hear from our listeners about how their lives have changed. So we’ve been asking: how has your life changed in the […]

Canadian Physics Student’s Rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody Goes Viral

Arts, Culture & Media

Super Bowl 2012 halftime show presents Madonna opportunity to reconnect

Arts, Culture & Media

OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on writing some of today’s biggest hits

Arts, Culture & Media

Pedro Gomez’s ESPN Interview in Spanish Sparks Anger and Ugly Reaction

The World

Punk Band Pussy Riot Takes On Big Oil

Conflict & Justice

Russia’s dissident punk band Pussy Riot has released a new protest video criticizing big oil companies and President Putin. Marco Werman speaks with journalist Masha Gessen, who recently spent four hours visiting a leading member of the group in prison.

Winners of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

For ninety years, teenagers with outstanding creative talents have applied for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. This year, a record 230,000 students applied, but only 15 were awarded the top prize of a Portfolio Gold Medal. They join a prestigious group of awards alumni, including Andy Warhol, Lena Dunham, Sylvia Plath, and Zac Posen. […]

Music of Rocksteady Star Ken Boothe Re-Discovered by NYC DJs

Arts, Culture & Media

For Friday’s Global Hit, we take a look at the music of Jamaican reggae singer Ken Boothe.

Bloco do Sargento Pimenta: The Beatles Samba-Style

Arts, Culture & Media

One of the hits of Rio de Janeiro’s carnaval this year was Bloco do Sargento Pimenta, a samba tribute band dedicated to the music of The Beatles. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with one of the band’s singers, Leandro Donne.

The Place Where You Live

We hear about the peace of the South Dakota Prairie.