The World and Everything In It

The World and Everything In It

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A daily audio news magazine featuring reports, interviews, and analysis from WORLD’s editorial team. WORLD is your source for news and views presented from a biblical worldview perspective.
Blasphemy laws around the world, and the downfall of Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Aug 17 • 32 min
Today, a conversation with USCIRF Chairman Daniel Mark about a new report on global blasphemy laws. Plus: WORLD Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky on a Christian response to Charlottesville.
White House Wednesday, and the history of a notorious penitentiary
Aug 16 • 31 min
Today on White House Wednesday, a conversation on a possible solution to North Korea crisis. Plus: Mary Reichard visits the Missouri State Penitentiary to learn about the often harsh history of American prisons.
Ethical concerns over human gene editing, and The Olasky Interview
Aug 15 • 34 min
Today, a conversation on the ethics of human gene editing. Plus: WORLD Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky talks with Bradford Wilcox about the state of marriage in the United States
Legal Docket and the WORLD Radio History Book
Aug 14 • 33 min
Today on Legal Docket, the first test of a Supreme Court precedent set this summer dealing with historic preservation, taxpayer funding, and the separation of church and state. Plus: Some notable dates in history from mid-August.
Culture Friday and Megans Movie Night
Aug 11 • 31 min
Today on Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about a gay pride marketing fail on Twitter and shares his thoughts on the Google memo fiasco. Plus: Megan Basham reviews a film that details one man’s struggle with idol worship while making McDonald’s a…
LGBT curriculum and the great (fire)wall of China
Aug 10 • 33 min
Today, Jim Henry reports about anti-bullying curriculum alarming parents in Austin, Texas. Plus: Asia reporter June Cheng reports on why Apple has removed apps that let people skirt China’s internet censorship.
White House Wednesday and inside the world of all things oil
Aug 9 • 34 min
Today on White House Wednesday, a conversation about White House leaks with a man who served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush. Plus: A report on the growing fascination with essential oils.
A tour guide’s revolt and lessons from college in-fighting
Aug 8 • 32 min
Jim Henry reports on why telling stories has become such a hot button issue in Georgia’s oldest city. Plus: In-fighting at Bryan College, a Christian college in Dayton, Tennessee, provides lessons for all Christians in higher academia.
Legal Docket and President Trump’s nominee to head the Export-Import Bank
Aug 7 • 36 min
Today on the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard reviews a landmark Supreme Court case 25 years later. Plus: Financial advisor and writer David Bahnsen discusses the controversy surrounding President Trump’s pick to head the Export-Import Bank.
Culture Friday and The Big Sick
Aug 4 • 32 min
On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about how the Trump administration is signaling that it is taking global religious persecution seriously. Plus: Entertainment editor Megan Basham reviews the new Judd Apatow romantic comedy ‘The Big Sick.’
Anti-semitism in France and bridging the digital divide
Aug 3 • 31 min
A report from WORLD’s foreign affairs correspondent Jill Nelson on the reason Jews are leaving France. Plus: An effort to bring high-speed internet to rural Americans.
White House Wednesday and bridging the digital divide
Aug 2 • 30 min
Today on White House Wednesday, WORLD Radio chief political correspondent Kent Covington discusses the ever-rotating staff in the White House. Plus: A report on those lost in the transgender celebration: families.
Combatting violence in Chicago and WORLD Radio’s Classic Book of the Month
Aug 1 • 32 min
WORLD’s national editor Jamie Dean talks about how Christians are trying to make a difference in Chicago as violence escalates. Plus: Emily Whitten provides a classic book recommendation for August.
Legal Docket and the rise of India’s Hindu nationalist party
Jul 31 • 34 min
On the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard evaluates what has happened in the year since Canada legalized euthanasia. Plus: A report about the rise of India’s Hindu nationalist party, which is bringing persecution of Christians and other religious minorities.
Culture Friday and Megan’s Movie Night
Jul 28 • 32 min
On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about lessons to be learned from the story of Charlie Gard. Plus: Megan Basham reviews the Irish comedy Waking Ned Devine.
Brownback nominated ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, homelessness in Los Angeles and the financial crisis in Illinois
Jul 27 • 33 min
Today, a report from Los Angeles where homelessness has been on a steady rise and solutions have prioritized the body but not the soul. Plus: An exploration of a fix for the financial crisis in Illinois that emphasizes manpower over money and the first…
White House Wednesday and abstinence education
Jul 26 • 33 min
Today on White House Wednesday, a conversation with Victor Manjarrez with the University of Texas-El Paso about the problem of illegal immigration. Plus: WORLD correspondent Maria Baer reports from an abstinence program in Columbus, Ohio.
Minimum wage in Seattle and a speech from Stephanie Gray
Jul 25 • 31 min
A report from Seattle, Washington on whether a $15-per-hour minimum wage actually delivers on all its promises. Plus: Stephanie Gray delivers a speech about how to make the pro-life argument.
Legal Docket and the WORLD Radio History Book
Jul 24 • 30 min
Mary Reichard discusses Sarah Palin’s defamation case against The New York Times. Plus: Some notable historical happenings from late July.
Culture Friday and the new film Dunkirk
Jul 21 • 31 min
On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about how political correctness on college campuses has run amok. Plus: Megan Basham reviews Dunkirk, a new World War II film opening today.
Boko Haram in Nigeria and the Olasky Interview
Jul 20 • 32 min
A report on whether Boko Haram is really on the run in Nigeria. Plus: Marvin Olasky talks with Fox News correspondent Lauren Green.
White House Wednesday and memories of the Dutch Resistance
Jul 19 • 33 min
On White House Wednesday, some needed context on the Donald Trump Jr. controversy. Plus: A conversation with a member of the Dutch Resistance during World War II.
Security in Israel and Pol.is technology
Jul 18 • 34 min
A conversation with WORLD senior editor Mindy Belz about the most dangerous threat Israel faces today. Plus: A technology report about a new interactive, crowdsourced survey tool that may help identify consensus.
Legal Docket and deadline day
Jul 17 • 31 min
On the Legal Docket, an overlooked fix for the broken U.S. immigration system. Plus: A report on the deadline to certify Iran’s compliance with the controversial nuclear deal.
Culture Friday and Megan’s Movie Night
Jul 14 • 34 min
On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet discusses how to be agreeable when disagreeing. Plus: Megan Basham recommends the 1996 film Fly Away Home.
Overhauling India’s tax code and The Olasky Interview
Jul 13 • 33 min
A report on how India’s new tax system will affect the world’s second-most populous country. Plus: A conversation between WORLD Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky and author Charles Murray.
White House Wednesday and honoring the dead throughout the ages
Jul 12 • 32 min
On White House Wednesday, a conversation with Professor William Inboden of the University of Texas about what the White House options with North Korea. Plus: Special correspondent Susan Olasky visits the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston,…
Woebots and the debate over sanctions against Sudan
Jul 11 • 31 min
Today, a technology report on the release of a new online talk therapy robot. Plus: The U.S. weighs permanently dropping sanctions against Sudan.
Legal Docket and the terror problem in Paris
Jul 10 • 33 min
On the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard discusses how the Michelle Carter verdict will impact First Amendment freedoms. Plus: WORLD correspondent Jill Nelson reports from Paris, France, on the terror problem.
Culture Friday and a film review of Spider-Man: Homecoming
Jul 7 • 27 min
On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about the moral implications of the Charlie Gard case. Plus: Entertainment editor Megan Basham reviews the newest Spider-Man movie.