The State We're In

Radio Netherlands Worldwide, the Dutch public broadcasting service, has partnered with WAMU 88.5 to produce this award-winning weekly program about how we treat each other around the world. The program features first-person stories about life-altering experiences – experiences that ultimately connect us all. It’s hosted by Jonathan Groubert and takes contributions from journalists all around the globe, including the WAMU 88.5 news department.

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TSWI archives, categorized by subject and country.


NPR

Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
NPR

Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

NPR

Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.