World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
World in Progress: Facing the Crisis
Venezuela's economic collapse impacts people in the once booming oil town of Maracaibo -- After price hikes, people in Egypt are struggling to make ends meet -- How one woman brought jobs - and a tasty bite to a refugee camp in the Western Sahara desert
World in Progress: Indonesia at a crossroads ahead of the election
Indonesia is at a crossroads. The predominantly muslim country that was once hailed for its religious tolerance and diversity is becoming more and more divided. Fears are growing that the era of moderate Islam and moderate Muslim leaders is over. More than 190 million voters are eligible to vote on April 17. The mood has been charged ahead of the elections.
World in Progress: What's in store for the two Koreas?
This week we zoom in on North and South Korea. For more than 70 years, the Korean peninsula has been divided. Many hope the two countries will one day reunite. But there's still a long way to go — they are technically still at war. Also on the show: The latest on North Korea's food shortage and how aid organizations are trying to avert a looming humanitarian crisis.
World in Progress: Changing perspectives
This week on the program: Brazil's indigenous communities raise the alarm after a surge in land grabs, students defy Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, the push for inclusive education in Ethiopia, and how a project to distribute cheap glasses is changing lives in Bolivia.