August 13, 2015
Cuban communism is in flux. Citizens own businesses and property; some are even allowed to protest. Yet reminders of the regime are a constant presence.
August 13, 2015 /
The New York Times
Yana Paskova witnessed communist Bulgaria's transition to capitalism after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Now, she chronicles Cuba's recent slow evolution, noting parallels to her own youth.
August 11, 2015 /
Pope Francis' encyclical on global warming gives Peru's farmers ammunition to take on corporate mining interests.
August 11, 2015 /
One year after ISIS swept into Yazidi villages, sparking an international outcry and escalating U.S. involvement in the war against the radical, Iraq’s Yazidi community is still in crisis.
August 10, 2015
Dovish diplomacy remains a key part of the US's nuclear policy, today as in 1963. Iran's Jewish community agrees that diplomacy, as outlined in July's nuclear deal, will diminish the threat of war.
August 7, 2015 /
For the vast majority of Iran's Jewish community, the U.S.-Iran nuclear accord spells good news. Iranian Jews tend not to be hawks, and most believe that the deal will establish regional stability.
August 7, 2015
The US fears Iran's nuclear program but the view from Tehran is far different. Veteran foreign correspondent Reese Erlich goes beyond the stereotypes to get the view of ordinary Iranians.
August 5, 2015 /
Kojo Nnamdi Show
President Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran recalls JFK's deal with the Soviet Union half a century ago. Veteran broadcaster Marvin Kalb reflects on the similarities.
August 4, 2015 /
Mexicans increasingly turn to technology—ranging from a simple cellphone to anonymous whistleblower websites—to fight their country's history of corruption and tainted elections.
August 4, 2015
Kara Andrade travels to Mexico to investigate the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for transparency, activism and citizen reporting, as well as its risks to citizens.