Islamic schools grapple with abuse scandals

The Catholic Church isn't alone in facing widespread child sex abuse allegations. Islamic schools internationally are also confronting a history of abuse. On this week's show, a look at recent...

Overtourism on the rise

Global tourism is a booming industry. But in a growing number of places around the world, the surge in tourism is too much of a good thing. Venice, Italy has been depopulated as year-round residents have...

The information siege of Kashmir

For more than two months, the Indian government has managed to largely cut off the 8 million people of Jammu and Kashmir from the outside world. Phone and internet links were cut and the local press...

The vape debate goes global

Juul and other e-cigarette makers are facing new limits on the sale of their products in the U.S. But internationally, vaping companies are looking to grow. How governments regulate e-cigarettes varies...

China’s surveillance state

China has a long history of conducting surveillance on its population. Yet technology is now allowing the government to keep tabs on its people in ways that are perhaps unparalleled in human history. In...

Climate change threatens global food supply

The global food supply faces a new threat: climate change. Extreme weather like the massive floods that hit the Midwest during planting season and the severe drought in Somalia this year are becoming more...

Foreign journalists confront new challenges

On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at how the news gets reported in some very different parts of the world. We’ll talk to a journalist from Ghana about how politicians are undermining the...