Podcasts

Africa Agonistes

Africa Agonistes

South Sudan celebrated its hard-won independence in 2011, but today is considered one of the most fragile, even failed states in the world.  What...

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War, What is it Good For?

War, What is it Good For?

Turkey and Greece are locked in a struggle in the Eastern Mediterranean that feels like it belongs more in 1920 than in 2020.  Is war possible? ...

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Sometimes History Rhymes

Sometimes History Rhymes

One hundred years ago to the month, the collapsing Ottoman Empire was finally out of its misery in the Treaty of Sevre. However, in an echo of...

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African Possibilities

African Possibilities

At least so far, what plagues Africa is less Covid-19, than its consequences: collapsed economies, an industrial world that is closing to Africa, a...

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STOP SLAVERY NOW!

STOP SLAVERY NOW!

Why do nations, rich and poor, tolerate widespread slavery, human trafficking and even the buying and selling of young children in the 21st...

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Is America Finished?

Is America Finished?

Why has America stopped investing in itself? Why do things—from cell phones to highways to schools to trains—work so much better in so many...

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