What In the World?

Do We Still Need the E.U.?

The European Union…it’s like the America of Europe! But does the world need it anymore? Britain certainly doesn’t think so, and Russia hopes a lot more countries agree with them in the near future. But are they right? Adam and Quincy talk about exactly that on this episode! Listen now!     Aaaaaaand as we…

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What in the World? – Catalonia

So what’s the deal with Catalonia (or Catalunya, as it’s called in the region)? Something about independence from Spain? Why do they want it, and why doesn’t Spain’s government want them to have it? Adam and Quincy talk about it in this week’s episode:     Cool people also save themselves the trouble of listening…

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What in the World: Trans Rights in Iran

Quick, think of places in the world that are actually not the most horrific for trans folks. Did you think of Iran? No? Well you were wrong, because trans folks actually have like a tiny handful of rights there compared to lots of places. The government has recognized transgender individuals and allowed them to undergo sex reassignment surgery…

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What in the World: How Turkey Became a Dictatorship

  Today’s episode of What in the World focuses on how Turkey became a dictatorship. You can find the full episode for free here:     Overview   In April of 2017, a mandate to keep Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in power until 2029 passed, effectively making him a dictator. This move didn’t come…

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What in the World – Gay Concentration Camps in Chechnya

  Today’s episode of What in the World focuses on the gay concentration camps in Chechnya.  You can find the full episode for free here:  

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How Many Countries Possess Nuclear Weapons?

How many countries possess nuclear weapons? We’ve been answering that very question in a two-part series on the What In the World podcast. You can check out part two right here, in fact: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/322798886″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] We broke them up into two episodes because, in real life, the various nuclear states are split…

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The Terror Attacks Trump Won’t Talk About

By this point all of you have probably seen the Trump administration’s list of terrorist attacks that, in his opinion, weren’t covered enough by the media. It’s a weird list, not only because of the things it includes, like the highly-covered nightclub shootings in Orlando and Paris, but even more so for the things it…

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Tourists Won’t Stop Taking Selfies With Dolphins (And More Animal News)

Good news! There’s a new episode of What In the World, the international news and politics podcast I co-host with the inimitable Quincy Johnson, up now on the Unpops subscription site. You can hear it, and every episode of every one of our other shows, completely ad-free, for just $4.99 per month. Head over to…

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The South China Sea Situation

On this episode, Adam and an especially mellow Quincy talk about the tense situation that’s been unfolding in the South China Sea and how it could mean bad times for us all. Then, to lighten the mood, they finish the episode watching a Chinese game show. Give it a listen now!    

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What In the World? – “Tom Southafrica”

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