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17 November 2015
In this episode, we talk about race, the politics of death and the unequal reactions to tragedies around the world.
16 November 2015
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Ahead of the climate change talks in Paris, a look at how the situation surrounding climate change has evolved since the last important negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009.
15 November 2015
"Scrolling up and down Facebook, reading impressions, testimonials, opinions, statistics, I see that the main victims of the attacks are people of all colours, and over 15 nationalities."
14 November 2015
"In times of adversity, the true character of a community shows through. To those offering #PorteOuverte, you make me proud to be a human."
Is the world better suited for a climate change agreement than it was in 2009, when the last important negotiations took place?
"We do not get a "safe" button on Facebook. We do not get late night statements from the most powerful men and women alive and millions of online users..."
13 November 2015
"...the law that made hijab mandatory in Iran is in part due to your own writings. You are responsible and now that you are in power you must be accountable."
8 November 2015
Tritha Sinah fronts the band Tritha Electric. Growing up in Kolkata she says music was her way to financial independence and liberation.
19 October 2015
"There is no longer anything to expect from those who govern us." Citizen movements want to take the lead in changing politics in France.
1 October 2015
Civil liberties defenders say a pending bill could catapult France into a new position of power in the field of international Internet surveillance.
22 September 2015
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo kicks off a new free-speech debate with its latest cartoons about the refugee crisis and specifically deceased Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi.
16 September 2015
31 August 2015
30 August 2015
A rabbit hole worth heading down? Ibrahim Maalouf has reworked the Lewis Carroll classic, setting it in modern France with a Malian beat.
28 July 2015
The City of Lights can be both appealing and anxiety-inducing. Here are how some visitors, notably the Japanese, have experienced the city and the feedback from Parisians.
2 July 2015
29 June 2015
"It is disappointing that the Israeli government chose to continue the absolutely fruitless policy of 'no tolerance', meaning it will continue to enforce an inhumane and illegal collective punishment..."