Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

'Rough Translation': The Controversial Dutch Character Black Pete

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A Dutch holiday character named Black Pete, who is usually portrayed in blackface, gets new scrutiny following Black Lives Matter protests in the Netherlands.

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As New Zealand Police Pledge To Stay Unarmed, Maori Activists Credit U.S. Protests

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Even as far away as New Zealand, protesters have taken inspiration from America's movement against police abuse of people of color.

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New Zealand Leaders Reconsider Arming Police In The Wake Of George Floyd's Killing

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Protests over the killing of George Floyd have spread to New Zealand and have prompted local leaders to shift away from arming the police.

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'Everybody's Getting Along Here': How 'Hotel Corona' United Israelis And Palestinians

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

A Jerusalem hotel hosted 180 quarantined COVID-19 patients from different backgrounds. Despite concerns they might clash, some became friends. The biggest test of togetherness came during Passover.

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Is COVID-19 Changing How We Measure Distance?

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Liying is from Wuhan, China. She's married to Federico, from Lombardy, Italy. Now in the U.S., they describe the rapid shift in perceptions of the pandemic as it has spread through each country.

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'Rough Translation': A Check On The Corruption Fight In Ukraine

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Ukraine's president was elected with a huge popular mandate to fight corruption. The youngest and least experience member of Ukraine's parliament has joined the battle against corruption.

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Comedy In Ukraine Is Thriving

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Before he was president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy was a comedian. Comedy is an industry that's flourished there despite times of conflict and political unrest.

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Why There's A Divide Between Environmentalists And Evangelicals

Monday, November 04, 2019

Among the voices calling for action on climate change are some young evangelicals, despite the fact that church elders have portrayed environmentalism as anti-Christian.

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He Was Imprisoned And Losing His Mind. 'Anna Karenina' Saved Him

Friday, April 05, 2019

A man is trapped in prison for a made-up crime. He's overwhelmed by hopelessness and anger. That is until he hears a knock on the wall ... and words from another time and place.

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He Was Imprisoned And Losing His Mind. 'Anna Karenina' Saved Him

Friday, March 29, 2019

A man is trapped in prison for a made-up crime. He's overwhelmed by hopelessness and anger. That is until he hears a knock on the wall ... and words from another time and place.

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Globalization At Davos: What Happened?

Monday, January 28, 2019

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland is supposedly an unabashed celebration of globalization. Not this year.

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Chinese Delegation To Arrive In U.S. For Next Round Of Trade Talks

Friday, January 25, 2019

The U.S. and China are said to be far a part on a trade deal. At the annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China's vice president traded tough words.

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A Number Of Heads Of State Are Absent At This Year's World Economic Forum

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Of the G7 nations, only three heads of state have shown up at the World Economic Forum, a gathering for global elites to discuss world problems, including challenges to globalization.

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What We Can Learn From Ghana's Obsession With Preschool

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Parents in Ghana's capital city have embraced preschool as a way to vault their kids into a better future. But the children aren't learning. And the reason may surprise you.

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A Case Study In How To Apologize For A War Crime

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

NPR podcast Rough Translation explores what makes a successful public apology by telling the story of Japan's attempts to apologize to U.S. prisoners of war that were used as slave labor during WWII.

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In Davos, Trump Plays Salesman To Global Elite

Friday, January 26, 2018

President Trump delivers a speech in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday laying out his argument for why the U.S. is an attractive place for foreign investors.

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Understanding South Sudan's Cow Currency Is Key To Understanding The Country's War

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The preferred form of currency in South Sudan is not cash, but cows. That turns out to be key to understanding why the civil war there not only left many dead, it destroyed a whole way of life — and the best chance for peace.

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Rough Translation: Half Of German Improv Class Is Filled With Refugees

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

With the election in Germany bringing immigration to the fore, the NPR podcast Rough Translation visits an improv class where new arrivals learn the unwritten rules of German culture.

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Attempts To Address Rape In Congo Produced Unintended Consequences

Monday, August 28, 2017

Western countries have attempted to address the crisis of rape in Congo. Women feel there's only one story that aid workers want to hear from them. This story comes from our podcast Rough Translation.

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'Rough Translation': What Americans Can Learn From Fake News In Ukraine

Monday, August 21, 2017

Ukraine is where some of Russia's fake news tactics were first developed. We go to Eastern Ukraine to find out how the information war has changed how people watch the news and talk to each other.

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