Matt Ozug

Matt Ozug appears in the following:

What fans can expect as the second week of World Cup games kicks off

Monday, November 28, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with broadcaster Roger Bennett about what fans can expect as the second week of games kicks off at the World Cup.


How one man went from a migrant leaving Africa, to an elected official in Spain

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Serigne Mbaye's journey is parallel to the larger picture of how climate migration intersects with politics. Now, he is considered one of the most vocal politicians in Madrid for migrant rights.


These are the migrants who plant and pick the strawberries in your supermarket

Monday, November 21, 2022

If you've ever had strawberries, there is a good chance they were grown in a province in southern Spain called Huelva. The work of planting and picking usually falls on migrants, many from Africa.


The risks are high and the rewards low for the desperate manteros of Madrid

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Some Senegalese manteros spend years selling goods on the streets of Madrid and trying to avoid harassment from police as they wait for visas and work documents.


Dozens died trying to cross this fence into Europe in June. This man survived

Friday, November 18, 2022

Migrants spend years trying to get to Melilla, Spain — an enclave city on the African continent. It's a perilous journey that led to dozens of deaths in June.


Officials have made Nador uninhabitable for migrants in search of a better life

Thursday, November 17, 2022

The city of Nador, Morocco is Europe's southernmost border and a gateway for migrants from Africa in search of better opportunities. But attempting to cross that border can turn deadly.


What a lettuce farm in Senegal reveals about climate-driven migration in Africa

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

People from all over West Africa come to Rufisque in western Senegal to labor in the lettuce fields – planting seeds and harvesting vegetables.


How Senegal's artists are changing the system with a mic and spray paint

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

A cultural center in Senegal is creating a safe space where artists can use their platform to speak about climate change while also finding opportunities in the art and music scene.


'Stay here, work here, succeed here': Why this Senegalese woman is against migration

Monday, November 14, 2022

Yaram Fall is staunchly against people leaving Africa to build their lives elsewhere. "The development of Africa comes from its own people," she says.


He has attempted the journey to Europe three times, and refuses to give up

Monday, November 14, 2022

Mamadou Niang has decided he has no choice but to leave his native Senegal. Salinization has made it impossible to farm his family's land.


People smugglers keep trying to recruit this boat captain. He keeps refusing

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Years of captaining a boat have shaped Pape Dieye's calm and reassuring presence in Senegal. These qualities have also caught the eye of people hoping to make the dangerous journey to Europe.


Saint-Louis is being swallowed by the sea. Residents are bracing for a new reality

Friday, November 11, 2022

The problem is as simple as it is devastating: the Atlantic Ocean is expanding into Senegal, and Saint-Louis is ground zero. Every year, the island loses a little bit of land to the sea.


The Supreme Court could end affirmative action. What could happen next?

Friday, November 04, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Vox reporter Ian Millhiser about what could happen if the Supreme Court ends affirmative action for college admissions.


Gay country music icon Patrick Haggerty died Monday at age 78

Friday, November 04, 2022

Country music artist and activist Patrick Haggerty died Monday at age 78.


D.H. Peligro, drummer for punk band the Dead Kennedys, died Friday at age 63

Thursday, November 03, 2022

D.H. Peligro, the longtime drummer for the iconic punk band the Dead Kennedys, died Friday at age 63.


How teal pumpkins make Halloween less scary for trick-or-treaters with allergies

Monday, October 31, 2022

Trick-or-treaters with allergies have to be extra careful on Halloween — the Teal Pumpkin Project is making the day a little less scary for them.


Talking to strangers might make you happier, a study on 'relational diversity' finds

Saturday, October 29, 2022

A study finds that we are happier the more we talk with different categories of people — colleagues, family, strangers — and the more evenly our conversations are spread out among those groups.


Why you should talk to more strangers

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Recent research by The Harvard Business School found that people with a mix of weak and strong social ties report higher levels of happiness and wellbeing.


Progressive Democrats withdraw a letter urging Biden to be more proactive in Ukraine

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Members of the congressional progressive caucus have withdrawn a letter urging President Biden to adjust his approach to the war in Ukraine.


She survived a mass shooting — then created a graphic novel to help others

Sunday, October 23, 2022

In Kindra Neely's debut graphic novel, Numb to This: Memoir of a Mass Shooting, she opens up about surviving a mass shooting and dealing with the aftermath.