International correspondent for NPR, based in Mexico City
Thousands of women in Mexico are striking today. They’re not going to work or school. They’re participating in the economy at all.
Mar. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The U.S. State Department is telling Americans not to travel to five Mexican states. The states are in the same warning category as Syria, Somalia, and Yemen.
Jan. 11, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A meeting between Mexico’s president and Donald Trump is cancelled over disagreements on who will pay for Trump’s border wall.
Jan. 26, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Hertha BSC has had a tough Bundesliga season so far, but there's hope on the horizon. German soccer legend Jürgen Klinsmann took over as head coach in late November.
Dec. 14from Studio Berlin
What was the soundtrack of the late ’80s, shortly before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall?
Nov. 2from Studio Berlin
The House approves two articles of impeachment against President Trump.
Dec. 13from Left, Right & Center
Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong described Hong Kong as the new Berlin – a ground zero for a new Cold War. What does Germany make of Wong’s comparison?
Sep. 28, 2019from Studio Berlin
Studio Berlin host Sumi Somaskanda takes a closer look at Germany’s Skilled Immigration Act with her guests, Michaelle Nintcheu, researcher for the German government’s portal “Make it…
Feb. 22from Studio Berlin
An in-depth look at a debate between James Baldwin and Buckley reveals ever-relevant truths about racism in modern America.
Nov. 1from Scheer Intelligence
The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing our lives.
Mar. 14from Studio Berlin
On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.
Oct. 23from KCRW Features
Despite laws to close the gender pay gap, Germany’s gap remains one of the largest among all EU countries.
Mar. 7from Studio Berlin