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Jun 15, 2018

Ahead of Colombia’s 2nd round election run-off on 17th June, Tariq spoke with Forrest Hylton, who teaches at the National University of Colombia in Medellin and is the author of ‘Evil Hour in Colombia’. Centrist candidates failed to get past the first round, so there’s a very clear ideological choice for voters...


Jun 12, 2018

The brutal civil war in Yemen has entered its forth year. The critical humanitarian situation has left most of the country without food, water or medical supplies, and its cities are slowly being destroyed by weapons supplied by the US and UK. To discuss all this Tariq was joined by Helen Lackner, who has been...


May 30, 2018

Turbulent times hit Italian politics again with fresh elections announced after the deal for a populist coalition between the Five Star and League parties collapsed after just one week.

Tariq sat down with political sociologist Paolo Gerbaudo a few days after the Five Star-League coalition was announced, to discuss the...


May 24, 2018

For a special event marking the 50th anniversary of the 1968 movement in Paris, Tariq and the former Black Panther and civil rights activist Angela Davis spoke about their experiences of that period. The event took place at an occupied Nanterre University in Paris, which was also the first university that students...


May 15, 2018

The World Today traveled to Paris on May 3rd for the 50th anniversary of the 1968 student revolt, which culminated in one of the largest general strikes in history and brought down the government of Charles De Gaulle. To discuss 1968 and its legacy (France has seen a wave university occupations and strikes in recent...