Jason Beaubien

Jason Beaubien appears in the following:

Venezuela's Collapse Puts Strain On Latin American Health Care

Monday, February 18, 2019

The collapse of the health care system in Venezuela is having ramifications throughout Latin America. Disease outbreaks across the continent are being linked back to Venezuela.


Sky Islands And Starry-Eyed Frogs: Breathtaking Photos Of Remote Ecosystems

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Prasenjeet Yadav wants his photos to make people care about the environment — whether it's grasslands vanishing in southwest India or windmills taking over a lizard's habitat.


Venezuela's Health Crisis Spills Over To Neighboring Countries

Friday, February 15, 2019

Refugees are fleeing to try to get health care. And disease outbreaks across Latin America are being linked back to Venezuela.


China's Economy Is Booming, But It's Still Borrowing Heavily From The World Bank

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Despite being the world's second largest economy, China continues to borrow heavily from the World Bank. Some critics of the bank and China say that should change.


Collapse Of Health System Sends Venezuelans Fleeing To Brazil For Basic Meds

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The once impressive medical system has crumbled dramatically in Venezuela's ongoing crisis. Measles is resurgent; HIV patients aren't getting drugs. Even catheters are in short supply.


Flush With Cash, China Continues to Borrow Billions From The World Bank

Thursday, January 31, 2019

From an economic standpoint, China does not need World Bank loans. So why is it still a top borrower?


Why Burundi Is Kicking Out Aid Groups

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The African nation is one of the poorest in the world. But it's driving out some aid groups that are offering help.


If A Worm Makes You Sick, Can This Cup Of Tea Cure You?

Thursday, January 03, 2019

The parasitic infection schistosomiasis affects 200 million people a year but is deemed a "neglected tropical disease." A new study pays attention, comparing drug treatment with cups of wormwood tea.


Is Genocide Predictable? Researchers Say Absolutely

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Scholars at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum say that mass killings follow predictable patterns. They're using a computer model to track where the next genocide is likely to occur.


Measles Cases Rise Globally With Spikes In The Middle East, Europe And The Americas

Monday, December 03, 2018

Measles cases rose sharply last year around the globe according to a new report from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Why There's So Much Beef Being Sent Between The U.S. And Mexico

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Mexico and the U.S. send cattle back and forth, so much so, that a head can cross the border multiple times before reaching its final destination.


Episode 875: Why Did The Cow Cross The Border?

Friday, November 09, 2018

The market for beef explains a lot about what works about the relationship between Mexico and the U.S.


Episode 870: Trump vs. Red Tape

Friday, October 19, 2018

President Trump promised to slash regulations. How has he done?


A Global Health Evangelist Is Shocked To Hear He's A 'Genius'

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Gregg Gonsalves dropped out of college, drifted around, became a health-care activist and epidemiology professor — and is now the recipient of a 'genius grant.'


Running Around New York For The 'Most Persecuted Minority In The World'

Friday, September 28, 2018

Hassan Abedin is on the go at the U.N. General Assembly trying to get diplomats to focus on the plight of the Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. "My Fitbit is just screaming," he says.


Floodwaters From Florence Hit Elderly Hard

Monday, September 24, 2018

For the elderly, a flood can turn into an eviction notice. They're often on fixed incomes and can't afford repairs.


North Carolina Flooding

Saturday, September 22, 2018

For some residents of North Carolina, severe flooding from Hurricane Florence came while they were still trying to recover from Hurricane Matthew, which struck in 2016.


Migrant Workers Hit Hard By Hurricane Florence

Thursday, September 20, 2018

As flood waters continue to rise in some parts of North Carolina, migrant farm workers are struggling, and at times scared to get help.


'Floating Schools' Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Monsoon floods won't stop these kids from going to school in Bangladesh — especially if the school comes to the student!


The Fight Against World Hunger Is Going In The Wrong Direction

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A U.N. report shows that the number of people around the world who aren't getting enough to eat has been increasing by millions since 2014.