Brazil’s ‘Trump of the Tropics’ [program]

He's called black activists "animals," said he'd rather that his son die than bring home a male lover and told one political opponent he would never rape her because she was "too ugly." Jair Bolsonaro is...

Countering extremism in Central Asia [program]

More people joined the Islamic State from former Soviet republics than from any other region outside the Middle East. On this special edition of Global Journalist, a look at what drew so many fighters from...

Peace Corps spurred career of New Yorker’s Hessler

On this special edition of Global Journalist, an extended interview with award-winning foreign correspondent and author Peter Hessler. In 1996, the U.S. Peace Corps sent the Columbia, Mo. native to the city...

An Indian evangelist for toilet usage

An Indian sociologist has made ending open defecation his life's work Try to imagine: you feel the urge to relief yourself. But instead of your normal routine, the first thing you have to do is grab a jug...