December 15, 2017
Garment workers in Bangladesh describe sexual harassment on the job. That's our top story today. Also, a Chumash firefighter helps battle the Thomas blaze in California while also preserving his tribal heritage. Plus, Marco Werman's digital voice clone.
December 14, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin's year-end press conference covered many topics, from US President Donald Trump to North Korea. Also, utility workers from New York have been helping fix Puerto Rico's power grid. Plus, we hear a new track from rapper MC Afrikan Boy.
December 13, 2017
British journalist Gary Younge has traveled extensively in the American South, and gives us his take on the outcome of the Alabama Senate election. Plus, how a Chinese city monitors everyone using artificial intelligence. And storing surplus solar energy in an old coal mine.
December 12, 2017
How the suspect in yesterday's pipe bomb attack in New York City was reportedly inspired by ISIS. Also, Saudi Arabia lifts its ban on movie theaters after 35 years. Plus, a Holocaust survivor who says painting kept him alive in the concentration camps.
December 11, 2017
Taking a page from the US, leaders in other countries are blaming the "fake news" media for their troubles. We hear how that's playing out in Poland. Also, how other nations have fared when they've tried "trickle down" economics. Plus, an unlikely friendship forged following an act of hate in Connecticut.
December 8, 2017
We conclude our week-long series on the garment industry, with a look at how recycling clothes could help the environment. Also, a resolution in Quebec asking shopkeepers to drop the "hi" from their customary bilingual "bonjour-hi" greeting. Plus, the soundtrack for the Netflix series "The Crown."
The women in Bangladesh who make your clothes, Russia's intranet plan and when green might not be green enough
December 7, 2017
Today, we head to Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the next installment of our series "Wear and Tear." All this week we've been meeting women across the globe who make our clothes. Today, making sweaters in this garment factory is a family affair. Also, we introduce you to a model for green construction in the face of climate change. Plus, why the United Nations is weighing in on Neapolitan pizza.
December 6, 2017
President Donald Trump today formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. We'll dig in. Also, we revisit the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, and hear from a survivor. And we remember French rocker Johnny Hallyday.
December 5, 2017
We look back on a raid in El Monte, California, 22 years ago that had a dramatic impact on the garment industry. Also, Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics. Plus, growing up in Mugabe's Zimbabwe.
December 4, 2017
Today we launch "Wear and Tear," our week-long series on the women who make your clothes. Today we hear from a woman who worked in a North Carolina mill town. Plus, we visit a city built by the Soviet Union just for academics and scientists. And what Chinese women are saying about sexual harassment.