Challenge yourself to change the world
From disinformation to reparations to hijab bans, host Nelufar Hedayat explores polarizing issues in a personal way — by having conversations with people she disagrees with. Follow now and listen to season two of Course Correction every Wednesday, wherever you get your podcasts.
Unpacking the U.S. racial wealth gap
Black families in the U.S. today have only about one-tenth of the wealth of white families. Generations of slavery, followed by predatory financial practices and housing discrimination, have stolen opportunities — and billions of dollars — from Black Americans. Could reparations begin to equal the playing field, and what might that look like?
Over 200,000 migrant laborers, mostly from Africa, work in Italy’s fields. After being exploited for years, the global pandemic made these workers “essential” overnight — but without labor rights or even access to basic sanitation, these farmworkers are living and working in conditions that have been described as modern slavery.
Global health: Healing the divide
Season three of #DearWorldLive is all about bridging divides. Host Nelufar Hedayat talks to two guests in each episode, taking a positive approach to challenging topics like education in a polarized world, closing the gaps in health care inequalities and so much more. Catch up on our most recent episode, “Global health: Healing the divide,” with Dr. Cheryl L. Holder and Dr. Vikram Patel. Our next episode will livestream on Monday, May 3, 2021.
Our latest debate
Global Cooperation: New Institutions for a New Era?
Our debate on the future of global cooperation, featuring Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee, author and political activist Ece Temelkuran and Greek economist and politician Yanis Varoufakis livestreamed on September 20, 2020. Learn more and watch the debate.
A new show focusing on COVID-19 and its impact on our lives and our world.