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World Policy Journal is proud to share our revived weekly podcast, World Policy On Air, featuring former Newsweek On Air host David Alpern and West Wing Reports founder Paul Brandus. Click here to listen on Podbean, subscribe on iTunes, and access the archive!






In A Deluge of Consequences, the first World Policy e-book, intrepid journalist Jacques Leslie takes us along on a mythic, spell-binding trip to the bucolic kingdom of Bhutan, where the planet's next environmental disaster is set to unfold. 

Now that U.S. and Cuban leaders have agreed on the reopening of embassies, the onus is on Congress to make several key decisions on the future of bilateral relations. World Policy Journal's Lissa Weinmann argues that Congress has an opportunity to aid the normalization process by repealing the Cuban Adjustment Act, which gives Cuban exiles automatic legal residency upon reaching the U.S. — a policy that incites many Cubans to risk their lives trying to reach American shores.
A major setback last week for Liberia after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy tested positive for Ebola nearly two months after the country had been declared free of the disease. Kate Thomas of Ebola Deeply asks Liberian officials about the situation on the ground and what it will take to rid Liberia of Ebola for good.
On today's podcast, World Policy Journal Managing Editor Yaffa Fredrick discusses responses to the “Big Question" in our Summer issue: “Who has the most to lose from climate change in your country?”

Al Jazeera America recently interviewed Jonathan Cristol, World Policy Fellow and Director of Globalization and International Affairs at Bard College, on new revelations that the NSA conducted espionage on the last three presidents of France. Cristol boils down the geopolitical consequences of this story and its impact on a central alliance in the West's campaign against the Islamic State.

June 25, 2015


Around the Table

Rahul Sagar on behalf of Prof. Kishore Mahbubani, Special Guest Julia Ormond, and World Policy Institute Chairman John Watts May 2, 2013

Andelman on Libya


Andelman on Libya

World Policy Journal Editor David Andelman is interviewed about the Libyan uprising on CBS News.


Every Nation for Itself

WPI Senior Fellow Ian Bremmer argues that we are not witnessing the descent of the United States, but rather the beginning of a leaderless world.

La Cienega: Ecuador's Childless Village Santiago Arcos Veintimilla, a Magnum Fellow photographer, captures La Cienega, Ecuador, a town that has lost its future in the wake of all but unfettered urban migration. 


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