Varda Bar-Kar

director of “Fandango at the Wall”

Varda Bar-Kar on KCRW

Every year along the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, musicians gather for an international music festival called the “Fandango Fronterizo.”

Gathering on each side of the US-Mexico border to play son jarocho, the regional music of Veracruz

Every year along the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, musicians gather for an international music festival called the “Fandango Fronterizo.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

President Trump’s announcement of a drawdown of American forces from Germany caught German leaders, NATO, and the U.S. Congress by surprise.

from Studio Berlin

The Bundesliga resumed this month with soccer teams playing to empty stadiums. It’s the first major sports league in the world to restart amid the coronavirus health crisis.

from Studio Berlin

The series “ Decoding Covid-19 ” offers a hopeful account of the international cooperation that has stemmed from the unprecedented crisis.

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.

from Left, Right & Center

This week, we measure the political climate in the U.S. in the lead up to the presidential election. With less than three weeks to go, what’s going on in the nation’s capital?

from Studio Berlin

In a new book, journalist Vincent Bevins traces the Cold War massacres in Asia and Latin America that still define global political dynamics today.

from Scheer Intelligence

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her cabinet today are discussing what to do when Germany takes the helm of the EU Council on July 1.

from Studio Berlin

In the wake of nationwide and international protests against racism, Germany’s Green Party wants to change Article 3 of the nation’s Basic Law by removing “Rasse” – in English, “race”…

from Studio Berlin

This week we revisit our discussion on universal basic income. The debate over UBI is not a new one, but it has gotten more attention in the wake of the COVID-19 health crisis.

from Studio Berlin