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When the seas rise in Senegal, so do the fortunes of far-right parties in Europe

Monday, February 06, 2023

Sweeping global trends are changing the world. As climate change heats up the planet and pushes people to migrate, far-right politicians see both a threat and an opportunity.


Encore: 'Hadestown' creator Anaïs Mitchell's solo album looks back to reach forward

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Anaïs Mitchell spent more than a decade developing her hit musical Hadestown. She's went back to her roots with a solo album infused with memories of her childhood in rural Vermont.


John Cale, ever restless, returns with the deeply collaborative 'Mercy'

Friday, January 20, 2023

The Welsh-born artist, a co-founder of The Velvet Underground, has been relentlessly creating for nearly 60 years. On his new album, he sounds as alive as ever.


Republican Congressman Don Bacon urges bipartisanship on debt ceiling

Thursday, January 19, 2023

As the battle over the debt ceiling heats up in Congress, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Congressman Don Bacon, a Republican from Nebraska, about the negotiations.


Biden's chief scientist for COVID response is stepping away

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Dr. David Kessler, the outgoing chief scientist for President Biden's coronavirus vaccine program, as he steps away from his position.


Conspiracy theorists hounded Grant Wahl's family when he died. Now they're back

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Grant Wahl's death at the Qatar World Cup set off conspiracy theories that persisted long after they were disproven.


Dr. Céline Gounder confronts disinformation about her husband's death

Monday, January 09, 2023

Dr. Céline Gounder speaks out against disinformation after her husband Grant Wahl's sudden death was seized on by anti-vaccination conspiracy theorists.


Meet some of the European Elvis impersonators competing to be crowned "King"

Friday, January 06, 2023

The world's top Elvis impersonators will compete to be crowned "King" this weekend in Birmingham, England, at the European Elvis Championships and Convention.


Looking back at a decade of GOP hard-liners in Congress

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Paul Kane of The Washington Post about the recent history of the influence of hard-line Republicans in the House of Representatives.


Encore: Sylvan Esso ditches its guiding principles of pop for album 'No Rules Sandy'

Tuesday, January 03, 2023

Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, the duo of Sylvan Esso, talk about their latest album No Rules Sandy and how they came up with it.


All Songs Considered counts down the top songs of 2022

Friday, December 30, 2022

NPR Music's All Songs Considered counts down the top songs of 2022.


Outgoing Republican congressman Fred Upton praises the Jan 6. committee

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Fred Upton as he prepares to retire, about the lasting effects of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack.


How to craft a narrative from a monumental congressional investigation

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Philip Zelikow, who was behind the 9/11 Commission's report, as the Jan. 6 committee prepares to release its report.


100 years ago, 'Carol of the Bells' came to America — from Ukraine

Friday, December 02, 2022

"Carol of the Bells" is a Christmas staple in the U.S., but it was written by a Ukrainian composer and first came to the U.S. 100 years ago — when Ukrainians were fighting for freedom.


Encore: Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington on her book, 'New Standards'

Monday, November 28, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, who compiled a book of lead sheets by women composers after she couldn't find one herself. Her book is called "New Standards."


Bluegrass icon Billy Strings brings it back home on new album with his dad

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Celebrated bluegrass musician Billy Strings has a new album out, which he made with his dad, Terry Barber.


Bluegrass icon Billy Strings recorded his new album with his dad

Friday, November 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with bluegrass musician Billy Strings and his dad who taught him how to play guitar, Terry Barber, about their new album, "Me/And/Dad."


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.