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Iran's attack on Israel raises fear of regional conflict

Monday, April 15, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former Israeli intelligence official Sima Shina about Iran's unprecedented attack on Israel, what might come next, and the risks for the Middle East and beyond.


Could cloned pigs solve the human organ shortage?

Friday, April 05, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with bioethicist and professor at Lehigh University, Michael Gusmano, about the ethics of using cloned, genetically modified pigs for human organ transplants.


How six more years under Putin will shape the war in Ukraine

Monday, March 18, 2024

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Dara Massicot of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about how Vladimir Putin's reelection impacts the war in Ukraine.


Generations after Trinity Test, New Mexico downwinders seek compensation

Thursday, March 07, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Tina Cordova, a downwinder of the Trinity Test and a cancer survivor, and Sen. Ben Ray Lujan about their fight to get compensation for New Mexico radiation victims.


How foreign conflict can shape an electorate

Tuesday, March 05, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Michael Bustamante, a University of Miami professor and author of Cuban Memory Wars, about how foreign conflicts can shape the voting patterns of immigrant communities.


Members of one Indigenous tribe in Taiwan reflect on their indentity

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Taiwan has endured colonial forces over centuries. The island's indigenous people have borne the brunt of this violent history. Members of one tribe tells us what it means to them to be Taiwanese.


Why some Taiwanese Americans are moving back to Taiwan

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

The 1970s-1990s saw a mass wave of Taiwanese immigrants to the U.S. Now, many of their children are moving to Taiwan for a safer future despite the west's perceptions of impending war with China.


Taiwan's long history of colonization has forged its distinct cuisine

Tuesday, January 09, 2024

Taiwan has endured a long history of colonization. As a trip to the culinary center of Tainan reveals, those outside forces have helped create a cuisine that is distinctly Taiwanese.


Mr. Chow talks about his restaurant empire, art and family history

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Michael Chow, also known as Mr. Chow, about his restaurant empire, his art and his family history.


A look into the New York Times' investigation of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Friday, December 15, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to New York Times' investigative reporter Jodi Kantor about her investigation with Adam Liptak into the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v Wade.


After controversial testimony, Harvard University president remains

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Harvard constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe about Claudine Gay's controversial congressional hearing and the decision to retain her as Harvard's president.


The founder of Jezebel on the shutdown of the online publication

Monday, November 13, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Jezebel founder Anna Holmes about the shutdown of the publication.


A look inside the world of the real life Mr. Chow

Monday, November 13, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Michael Chow, also known as Mr. Chow, about his restaurant empire, his art, and his family history.


'Are we not equal human beings?' asks Palestinian doctor demanding cease-fire

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, leader of the Palestinian National Initiative, about the intensifying violence in the Hamas-Israel war and its impact on the West Bank.


Threats against Palestinian, Muslim and Jewish people has spiked since the war began

Monday, October 30, 2023

As the war between Hamas and Israel rages on, the diaspora is feeling the pain of discrimination. Advocacy groups in the U.S. report a spike in threats of harassment and violence.


Longtime Middle East analyst weighs in on how the Israel-Gaza conflict may play out

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Aaron David Miller, the State Department's former deputy special Middle East coordinator, about the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza and the U.S. response.


'Utterly joyful': John Oliver tells NPR about returning after 5 months off the air

Friday, October 06, 2023

Late night TV host John Oliver spoke to All Things Considered about the last few months off air, the tentative agreement for writers, and what he hopes for his writers in the future.


Talking with the U.S. representatives behind a bill to address the rape kit backlog

Tuesday, October 03, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with U.S. Representatives Nancy Mace and Barbara Lee about their bipartisan bill to address the backlog of rape kits in the country.


Pick your clothes wisely, if you want pockets

Friday, September 22, 2023

Author Hannah Carlson takes us through the history of that most essential fashion hack, pockets.


Musician Alan Palomo on 'World of Hassle' and his love for synth

Friday, September 15, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with the musician Alan Palomo, formerly of the chillwave group Neon Indian, about his first solo release, World of Hassle.