World Policy On Air, Ep. 73: “Bottling Up Discontent”

June 24, 2016

Government failure to provide quality water to Chennai, India, has led to increased risk of plague—and a growing black market in potentially unsafe water. On today's episode of World Policy On Air, World Policy Institute fellow and author Kavitha Rajagopalan discusses her piece for the Journal’s summer issue on Chennai’s water woes: “Bottling up Discontent."

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 72: “Burning Down the House”

June 17, 2016

When affordable housing isn't properly incentivized in cities from the U.K. to China, the result is often corruption and a rise in homelessness. On today's episode of World Policy On Air, Managing Editor Yaffa Fredrick discusses responses given by activists and journalists to the Big Question from World Policy Journal's summer 2016 issue: How can governments collaborate with the private sector to provide affordable housing?

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 70: India’s War on Sex Selection

June 3, 2016

Last year, the “Save the Girl Child” campaign championed the criminalization of abortion for sex selection in India. On today’s episode of World Policy On Air, Nairobi-based attorney and journalist Jill Filipovic explains the cultural norms in India that play into the detrimental outcomes of policies designed to protect female infants.

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 68: “The Sky is Falling!”

May 20, 2016

The winner of the next U.S. presidential election will face a wide range of foreign policy challenges. On today’s World Policy On Air, however, World Policy fellow Jonathan Cristol argues that if Donald Trump wins, he will likely become his own biggest national security threat.

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 67: Not Blacks But Citizens

May 13, 2016

Shortly after the 1959 Cuban Revolution, the government took steps to combat racism in the island nation. On today’s episode of World Policy On Air, Devyn Spence Benson, assistant professor of history and African and African-American studies at Louisiana State University, discusses the country's mixed record on race policies and anti-black discrimination as documented in her new book, Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution.

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 64: “Black is a Country”

April 22, 2016

On today’s episode of World Policy On Air, founder of the United Kingdom’s Organization of Black Unity, Dr. Kehinde Andrews, discusses his contribution to World Policy Journal’s latest issue, which focuses on the ways black struggles transcend borders.

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 63: Africa and the Panama Papers

April 15, 2016
The Panama Papers represent the largest leak in history, revealing financial transactions connected to corruption, organized crime, and tax avoidance around the world. On today’s episode of World Policy On Air, Khadija Sharife of the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting discusses how these secret dealings affect nations across Africa.

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 62: Black and (Often) Blue in the EU, Part 2

April 8, 2016

In a special two-episode feature, World Policy On Air presents an excerpt from a radio documentary by World Policy Institute Fellow Damaso Reyes based on interviews with black Germans and Poles about their experiences living in historically homogeneous white societies. Part Two focuses on black lives in Germany before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 61: Black and (Often) Blue in the EU, Part I

April 1, 2016

In a special two-episode feature, "Black and (Often) Blue in the EU,"  World Policy On Air presents excerpts from a radio documentary by photojournalist Damaso Reyes, a World Policy Institute senior fellow. Part one focuses on the experiences of black Poles living in a historically homogeneous white society.

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World Policy On Air, Ep. 60: Affirmative Action Across the World

March 25, 2016

From New Zealand to Israel, affirmative action programs across the globe have both intended and unintended consequences. On today's podcast, World Policy Journal Managing Editor Yaffa Fredrick discusses responses to the Big Question posed in the spring 2016 issue: “Is affirmative action necessary to overcome institutional racism?”
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