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How profit sharing became a key issue for United Auto Workers strikes

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Micheline Maynard, about how high profits for major automakers over the past decade have become a central issue in the United Auto Workers strike.


He helped write MLK's 'I Have a Dream' speech. Now he reflects on change in the U.S.

Monday, August 28, 2023

60 years after Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, we hear from one of the men who helped him write it, his friend and attorney Clarence B. Jones.


When temperatures climb, an ice-cold Sicilian classic comes to the rescue in Italy

Sunday, August 13, 2023

A small beach community in southern Sicily is dealing with the scorching heat this summer as Sicilians have for generations: they start their day with a sweet, refreshing, ice-cold dish.


A small lake outside Toronto could be the clue that a new epoch has begun on Earth

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

A team of scientists have identified a geological site in Canada that they say best reflects a new epoch in Earth's history — the Anthropocene era. Francine McCarthy led the group.


Five days since the revolt in Russia, Putin is still standing — But for how long?

Thursday, June 29, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, professor of Russian politics at King's College London, about Putin's current hold on power.


Giorgia Meloni may become Italy's 1st far-right leader since World War II

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Far-right candidate Giorgia Meloni is favored to be voted in as Italy's next prime minister Sunday. Her Brothers of Italy party has roots in the neo-fascist movement that emerged after World War II.


Italy appears likely to elect its most right wing leader since World War II

Friday, September 23, 2022

Italy heads for a historic election. If Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy party wins Sunday's election, she could also make history by becoming the country's first woman prime minister.


Italy's Punta Ala, where the sea beckons and relationships run deep

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

On the Tuscan coast lies a beach town with no archaeological sites or Roman ruins. Instead, there are big houses, with tennis courts and stables — a sporty getaway for people with money to spend.


Italy is spending hundreds of millions to save dying villages. Will it work?

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Using pandemic recovery money distributed by the European Union, Italy is trying to bring back one dying village in each of the country's 21 regions. The villages will each get $20 million.


Generations of Italians visit the Tuscan seaside resort of Punta Ala year after year

Sunday, August 07, 2022

Families have vacationed in the Tuscan seaside resort of Punta Ala every year for generations. Families - and their domestic help - get a chance to catch up with friends from all over Italy.


Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigns despite surviving a no confidence vote

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Despite surviving a no confidence vote, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has resigned. He said he won't govern without 100% support in his coalition, after some parties abstained from voting.


Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi's government could collapse as early as Thursday

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Despite comfortably winning a confidence motion in the upper house of the Italian parliament, Prime Minister Mario Draghi's government appears doomed.


Rescuers in Italy are looking for missing mountain climbers after an avalanche

Monday, July 04, 2022

A large chunk of ice broke off an Alpine glacier in the Dolomite mountains in northeastern Italy — triggering an avalanche that killed several people.


The region responsible for 40% of Italy's agriculture faces worst drought in 70 years

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Italy's agricultural heartland is suffering its worst drought in 70 years. Authorities are struggling to deal with the situation and save as much of the country's harvest as possible.


The complicated state of abortion access in Italy

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Abortion has been legal in Italy for more than 40 years. But most doctors refuse to perform them, making it difficult to find a provider. As in America, women in Italy fear this right will go away.


This Ukrainian circus was on tour in Italy when the war started

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

One of Ukraine's top circus troupes was on the road in Italy when Russia invaded. Performers faced the dilemma of whether to rush back home or keep the show going.


Italy is launching a digital nomad visa

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Italy will soon roll out a new visa that allows remote workers to live in Italy even though their jobs are based abroad. Supporters hope it will attract high-earning workers and spark innovation.


Russia's invasion of Ukraine made an Italian energy crisis much worse

Saturday, April 02, 2022

Russia's invasion of Ukraine made an Italian energy crisis much worse. Italy, which gets 40% of its natural gas from Russia, is now trying to wean itself off of Russian fuel within three years.