Global Events

Global/International Current Events.  World news and foreign policy feeds refreshed daily.  Not simply headlines, but ideally covering stories from more in depth sources about the topics of the day.

  • Council on Foreign Relations | The World Next Week podcast is highly listenable, insightful,  informative.  A favorite.
  • The Economist | The Week Ahead podcast
  • Foreign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network site
  • World News | Breaking US News and International News Headlines – GlobalPost is my best global news source.
  • The Ground Truth Project |  Blog of on-the-ground reporting around the world
The Sexuality of Slang

Robert Greer

Laws prohibiting homosexuality helped create new languages of same-sex desire.

Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Source: History Today Blog
Postcards and the Russian Revolution

Tobie Mathew

Short, angry missives pinged across the world – Russian propagandists used postcards to get their message across.

Sun, Feb 10, 2019
Source: History Today Blog
President Nicolas Maduro (center) enjoys support from the armed forces

When millions of Venezuelans left their country over the last few months the world finally started to refocus on Venezuela. Since the death of Hugo Chavez, Venezuela has not gathered much attention outside of the region. When three million of its citizens crossed the border into Colombia, Brazil as well as the rest of Latin America, countries as far afield as Canada, the larger [...]

Fri, Feb 08, 2019
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
In the run-up to Thailand's elections on March 24, Thailand's ruling junta initially seemed to ha [...]
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Herman J. [...]
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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