Slave labor mars Thai seafood industry

Thailand is the world's third-largest exporter of seafood, shipping shrimp, tuna and other fish to supermarket chains and pet food companies in the U.S. and Europe. But a series of investigations by the...

New optimism on climate change

The Paris agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions has led to new hope that the worst effects of climate change may be avoided. On this edition of Global Journalist, our guests analyze the climate...

Pope Francis and the media

Just over two years since Pope Francis was elected to lead Catholics around the world, Global Journalist's Jason McLure sits down with three Catholic news agency journalists who have covered the Pontiff and...

Indigenous land rights in Australia

Throughout the world, indigenous people are fighting for the right to reclaim land they lost due to European territorial expansion, colonialism, or to other means. One place where this debate has been...

International sex trafficking

Given the nature of this discussion, listener discretion is advised. On this week's show, we are looking at sex trafficking of children around the world, and how the media covers this problem. In September...

Disputing the law of the sea

We’re all familiar with border disputes on land … but what about those on the water? Maritime disputes in the Arctic and in the South China Sea are increasing, as countries vie for valuable natural...