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Jul 24, 2018

This week, Tariq explores the topic of immigration. Focussing on how recent migration - namely the movement of African and Middle Eastern people to Europe - has resulted in a particularly nasty racist backlash among politicians of all stripes in the EU and US.

The topic of migration and migrants in mainstream discourse...


Jul 17, 2018

Pakistan will go to the polls again later this month. In a welcome development, a new movement, the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), has forced the politicians seeking election to confront the plight of the Pashtun people in Pakistan. Based mostly in the tribal areas, the Pashtuns bare the brunt of drone attacks,...


Jul 9, 2018

This week, The World Today makes a detour to Romania, a country on the Eastern-most limits of the EU’s border, and one that is rarely discussed outside of Eastern Europe. Tariq’s guest this week is Romanian political scientist Vladimir Bortun, a reader at Portsmouth University, who tells us about a huge...