Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


Bridging The Familiar And Unfamiliar Around The World, In 'Rough Translation'

Monday, August 14, 2017

In NPR's new international podcast, host Gregory Warner, a longtime foreign correspondent, travels the globe to drop in on stories that reflect back on subjects we're talking about in the U.S.


Remembering Michael Sharp: He Risked His Life To Make Peace

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The death of the 34-year-old Kansan was confirmed this week. Correspondent Gregory Warner met him by chance on a boat and found out how he managed to forge a dialogue with violent rebels.


The Double-Edged Sword of American Support of LGBT Rights in Africa

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Listeners call in to discuss where we ought to draw the line between upholding universal human rights and respecting cultural diversity.

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When The U.S. Backs Gay And Lesbian Rights In Africa, Is There A Backlash?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

For the past four years, the U.S. government has engaged in an ambitious campaign for LGBT rights around the world. But American support can be a double-edged sword.


A Land In Limbo Hopes That Books Will Keep It Going

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Somaliland, a country that lacks official recognition, has a huge annual book fair. The emphasis on literature isn't just about culture. It's about identity and the economy, too.


Ethiopia Grapples With The Aftermath Of A Deadly Weekend

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Amnesty International says 97 were killed when soldiers shot peaceful protesters in different parts of the country. Protesters have various grievances, but all share frustration with the government.