Weekdays 2-3pm, 9-10pm
- Hosted by Marco Werman
The World is international news for an American audience. Each weekday, The World guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.
The result is an award-winning hour of breaking news, in-depth features, hard-hitting commentaries and thought-provoking interviews found nowhere else in U.S. news coverage. Produced by WGBH Boston and the BBC.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 1:37pmPresident Trump says the world is a "nasty" place right now. Today we ask, just how "nasty" are things around the globe? Also, an update on the nastiness in Venezuela. Plus, a Lebanese-American stand-up who turns nastiness into comedy.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:12pmUndocumented immigrants pay billions in taxes every year, now they face a dilemma under President Trump. Also, why are corporate taxes in the US so much higher than in other countries? Plus wisdom from a woman 117 years young.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:29pmA video of a United passenger being forcibly removed from a plane sparks calls for a boycott in China. Also, why the US, Mexico and Canada want to host soccer's World Cup together. Plus, young Cuban professionals worry about their future.
Monday, April 10, 2017 12:54pmToday, are US-Russia relations on the rocks? Also, the plight of one Syrian refugee mother. Plus, why President Donald Trump is good for Iranian art.
Friday, April 7, 2017 1:19pmToday we explore global reaction to a US missile strike on a government airbase in Syria, and what it means for Syria, for Russia, and for US relations with China. Plus, Syrian-American soul singer Bassel Almadani takes his music to Trump country.