International

It’s being called Europe’s “man on the moon moment”: The European Green Deal is Europe’s ambitious plan to become the world’s first climate neutral continent.

from Studio Berlin

During President Putin’s annual address, he announced term limits for future presidents (not including himself) and more power for Parliament.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The hit TV show The Crown is being upstaged by a real-life drama: the Sussex Royals — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — are stepping back from the Royal Family.

Harry and Meghan: New Hollywood Royalty?

The hit TV show The Crown is being upstaged by a real-life drama: the Sussex Royals — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — are stepping back from the Royal Family.

from Design and Architecture

This week on Studio Berlin, host Sumi Somaskanda discusses the crucial questions of German domestic and foreign policy with Siobhán Dowling, editor at the Berlin Policy Journal, and…

What are the big challenges facing Germany in 2020?

This week on Studio Berlin, host Sumi Somaskanda discusses the crucial questions of German domestic and foreign policy with Siobhán Dowling, editor at the Berlin Policy Journal, and…

from Studio Berlin

Is it time for President Trump to take a victory lap?

Is it time for President Trump to take a victory lap?

Is it time for President Trump to take a victory lap?

from Left, Right & Center

In the first installment of a remarkable two-part interview, the two left-wing public intellectuals meet for the first time to discuss world politics.

Noam Chomsky: America Has Built a Global Dystopia

In the first installment of a remarkable two-part interview, the two left-wing public intellectuals meet for the first time to discuss world politics.

from Scheer Intelligence

Casitas Springs is a tiny community halfway between Ventura and Ojai, where there are mobile home parks, churches, … and a plant nursery.

Native Australian horticulturist watches in horror as her home country burns

Casitas Springs is a tiny community halfway between Ventura and Ojai, where there are mobile home parks, churches, … and a plant nursery.

from Greater LA

One of Donald Trump’s first public comments on foreign policy -- and a key insight into his stance on Iran -- was in 1980.

How the US and Iran developed a fraught relationship

One of Donald Trump’s first public comments on foreign policy -- and a key insight into his stance on Iran -- was in 1980.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry (the Duke and Duchess of Sussex) are going to try to become independent from the royal family.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry step back as senior royals

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry (the Duke and Duchess of Sussex) are going to try to become independent from the royal family.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

U.S officials say they’re confident that an Iranian missile accidentally brought down a Ukranian plane.

US says Iran accidentally shot down a Ukranian plane, but Iran says no

U.S officials say they’re confident that an Iranian missile accidentally brought down a Ukranian plane.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Tuesday, Iran launched missiles attacking Iraq bases housing U.S. troops -- as retaliation for last week’s U.S.

Iran launches missiles, Trump calls for new sanctions

On Tuesday, Iran launched missiles attacking Iraq bases housing U.S. troops -- as retaliation for last week’s U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Australia’s fires have burned more than 14 million acres, an area bigger than New Hampshire and Vermont combined.

Australia fires are part of the ‘sixth extinction’ of plants and animals

Australia’s fires have burned more than 14 million acres, an area bigger than New Hampshire and Vermont combined.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Iran says the airstrikes were carried out by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards in retaliation for the U.S. assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

Iran launches missile attacks on military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq

Iran says the airstrikes were carried out by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards in retaliation for the U.S. assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

from NPR

The Pentagon said today that Iran launched ballistic missiles targeting at least two Iraqi bases that were reportedly housing U.S. troops.

Pentagon: Iran attacked US military bases in Iraq

The Pentagon said today that Iran launched ballistic missiles targeting at least two Iraqi bases that were reportedly housing U.S. troops.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to mount following last week’s U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general. We hear reactions from Iranian Americans living in LA.

Local Iranian Americans weigh in on US-Iran tensions

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to mount following last week’s U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general. We hear reactions from Iranian Americans living in LA.

from Greater LA

Iraq voted to expel the U.S military -- in response to the U.S. assassination  (in Baghdad) of Iran’s top military leader Qassim Suleimani. So if the U.S.

Fight against ISIS paused as US focuses on possible retaliation for Suleimani killing

Iraq voted to expel the U.S military -- in response to the U.S. assassination  (in Baghdad) of Iran’s top military leader Qassim Suleimani. So if the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The US kills a top Iranian general at the Baghdad airport.

Iranian general killed in US airstrike

The US kills a top Iranian general at the Baghdad airport.

from Left, Right & Center

Tension between the U.S. and Iran skyrocketed on Thursday after a U.S. drone strike killed Qassim Suleimani, who masterminded Iran’s intelligence and military forces for two decades.

US-Iran tension rises after killing of top military leader

Tension between the U.S. and Iran skyrocketed on Thursday after a U.S. drone strike killed Qassim Suleimani, who masterminded Iran’s intelligence and military forces for two decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Australian Premier Gladys Berejiklian declared a state of emergency this week in New South Wales due to a series of devastating bushfires forcing mass evacuations.

Australia's catastrophic fires: takeaways for California

Australian Premier Gladys Berejiklian declared a state of emergency this week in New South Wales due to a series of devastating bushfires forcing mass evacuations.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

You’re old and you have an incurable disease. Do you want to know about it or live your last days happily unaware?

'The Farewell': hiding a loved one's health, negotiating two cultures

You’re old and you have an incurable disease. Do you want to know about it or live your last days happily unaware?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand