PRI's The World
Weekdays at Noon
'PRI's The World®' is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on in the world, and why it matters to you.
Friday, June 22, 2018 12:04pmWhere things stand on immigration, Europe’s new migrant crisis, lifting Saudi Arabia’s driving band on womenWe explore further what happens next to the children already separated from their families along the border. Also, the challenge that some immigrant families face with kids born in the US. And, an update on this week’s dramatic World Cup.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:52amThousands of immigrant children already separated from their families are still in limbo. Plus, we look at the effects of government policies around the globe meant to deter migrants and asylum-seekers. And a young Somali man who won the visa lottery to come to the US years ago ended up settling in Maine. He has a new memoir about his escape from Mogadishu and his changing impressions of his new home.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 1:06pmTrump's reversal on family separation, a doctor consoles a migrant child, Britain's green energy might not be so greenAfter an outcry over family separations, President Donald Trump signs an executive order to reverse his own policy. Coal power will soon be a thing of the past in the UK, but one alternative source of energy might not be all that environmentally friendly. We hear the story of a Chinese immigrant who was separated from his family by US immigration authorities in the 1930s. And Iceland takes the lead, in a sense, as a haven for immigrants.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 12:06pmFiguring out the facts with help from an immigration attorney. Plus, a day in one of the country's busiest immigration courts. And, cattle ranchers in North Dakota share their views on NAFTA.
Monday, June 18, 2018 10:35amA closer look at the Trump administration's policy of separating children from parents of migrant families crossing the southern border. Also, coal in the UK: This winter the British government outlined a plan to stop burning coal for electricity by 2025. Plus, lost notes and the incredible story of Aisha Ali.