The World

An award-winning daily show, “PRI's The World” brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. "The World's" coverage is provided by a global network of international journalists, including access to 250 BBC correspondents.

Recent Episodes

PRI's The World: 11/22/2016

Donald Trump says he'll tear up trade deals and bring jobs back to the US — today we'll hear from factory workers in Indiana about how much faith they have that the president-elect will deliver. In India, the government has discontinued the use of the most widely circulated bank notes in an attempt to tackle tax evasion, but it's hurting people who don't have bank accounts — many of them women. Plus, we hear about the health consequences from all the smoke coming from the massive oil field fires that ISIS set before they left northern Iraq.

PRI's The World: 11/21/2016

Today we hear how some Muslims in the Los Angeles area are reacting to plans advanced during Donald Trump's campaign for a nationwide registry for Muslims. Plus, what steps should social media companies take against fake news on their sites? Also, we take a look at how climate activists are looking to states and cities to pick up the mantle in fighting the climate crisis.

PRI's The World: 11/18/2016

As a billionaire businessman, Donald Trump has corporate ties all over the globe. And as President-elect, he has yet to clearly spell out how he will handle the potential conflicts of interest. Plus, a climate activist from the Maldives reflects on what it would mean if the US pulls out of the latest global climate deal. And Russian-born comedian Eugene Mirman tells us about finding the funny in America's post-election reality.

PRI's The World: 11/17/2016

President-elect Donald Trump has said he would cut off federal funding for local law enforcement in cities that declare themselves to be sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. So what impact would that have? The mayor of Minneapolis weighs in. Also, the NFL is playing its next Monday Night Football game in Mexico City. We ask a Mexican fan why American football and the NFL are rising in popularity south of the border. Plus, a new app tests your sea-faring navigational skills as a way to predict the risk of dementia later in life. Early findings suggest Scandinavians get the best results.

PRI's The World: 11/16/2016

Could a Trump administration really cut off remittances to Mexico? And can Trump be persuaded to change his mind on climate change? Plus, we'll hear about a "mansplaining" hotline in Sweden.

PRI's The World: 11/15/2016

Today we explore the American alt-right and its ties to similar groups overseas. Plus, heroin production is up in Mexico, and most of it gets sent to the United States. We also hear about how Finland is expressing its unique culture with a full suite of emojis — two of which are coming to your smartphone keyboard.