The World: Latest Edition

Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is.

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episode 3: (Special) The wrong apocalypse — so you want your own army?


In episode three of the third season of "Things That Go Boom," our partner podcast from PRX, host Laicie Heeley looks at a Russian businessman who takes on a new game — a war in the shadows — and how we prepare for what we can't see.


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 2020-06-18  25m
 
 

episode 4: (Special) The wrong apocalypse — this is not a drill


In episode four of the third season of "Things That Go Boom," our partner podcast from PRX, host Laicie Heeley looks at the past and present of civil defense and nuclear arms control and asks what we can do — as individuals and as a nation — to prevent the existential threat of nuclear war.


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 2020-07-09  31m
 
 

episode 5: (Special) The wrong apocalypse — democracy! Yawn.


As the US reckons with systemic racism and a less-than-democratic past, China is doubling down on its authoritarian ways. Meanwhile, research on the health of democracy from across the globe indicates the patient is not well.


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   27m
 
 

episode 6: (Special) The wrong apocalypse — inner decay


In episode six of the third season of "Things That Go Boom," host Laicie Heeley looks into how false information flooding the internet poses risks not just to national and election security, but to our health and safety.


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   29m
 
 
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