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
White Gold

Lauren Moya Ford

How Chinese porcelain became a worldwide sensation, changing tastes and the global economy.

Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Source: History Today Blog

The post Foreign Affairs Quiz appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Mon, Mar 30, 2020
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Empty shelves and Masked Citizens: Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

With the necessity of applying emergence powers to governments in this and other times or economic, political or heath crises, there needs to still be a culture where the governments are consistently held to account for their use of powers and their actions in relation to the operation of a healthy democracy. No one in the world would be content with a government agent summarily taking their home [...]

Fri, Mar 27, 2020
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Full Circle

Mark Ronan

The long and complicated history of why there are 360 degrees in a circle.

Mon, Mar 23, 2020
Source: History Today Blog

Due to social distancing policies required to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Foreign Policy Association has made the digital edition of the Great Decisions television series available for participants to stream in their homes.

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Rising Tide: Climate Change and the World's Oceans
Stream Here The New India
Stream Here Red Sea Rivalries: A conflict of Interests
Stream Here Unchained: The Source of Human Trafficking
Stream [...]
Thu, Mar 19, 2020
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

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