This website is no longer actively maintained
Some material and features may be unavailable

All Posts Tagged With: "Europe"

Marijuana laws loosen gradually around the globe

Web Original Maps

Marijuana laws loosen gradually around the globe

During a recent upswing in drug violence in Mexican border towns, many critics of the drug war called for a change in U.S. policy toward marijuana use. Meanwhile, New Jersey just became the 14th U.S. state to allow marijuana for medical use. View our maps to compare current U.S. marijuana policy to laws in Europe and the rest of the world.

Posted: February 19, 2010 14:53   Comments: 20
Obama and the World: The Global Economy

Interview

Obama and the World: The Global Economy

Marcus Mabry, international business editor of The New York Times, and John Authers, the investment editor for the Financial Times, join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the impact of U.S. economic policies overseas, the risk of inflation in China, the fate of Japan's economy and recovery in Europe.

Posted: January 26, 2010 16:58   Comments: 3
Eurozone dreads advent of major debt problems

Interview

Eurozone dreads advent of major debt problems

Even though the euro zone is officially out of the recession, concerns over debt are growing. The tip of the iceberg is Greece, whose credit rating was recently downgraded after its deficit ballooned to four times the E.U. limit. Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Rana Foroohar about Europe's financial woes.

Posted: December 16, 2009 14:05   Comments: 0
Making immigrants feel at home in their new countries

Video

Making immigrants feel at home in their new countries

Tonight's show takes a broader look at relations between Muslims and other groups in Europe, where the Muslim community makes up five percent of the population - 38 million people. Yet xenophobia is on the rise. Nadim Baba of Al Jazeera English reports from Dresden, Germany.

Posted: October 27, 2009 11:15   Comments: 36
Irish voters boost prospects of EU presidency

Interview + Video

Irish voters boost prospects of EU presidency

In Ireland, voters have backed a European Union treaty that streamlines the future workings of the 27-nation bloc. Irish journalist Niall Stanage discusses the reversal in course and the implications for Europe and the U.S.

Posted: October 5, 2009 14:47   Comments: 0
Russia, Georgia view war report’s blame through lenses

Christine Kiernan (blog)

Russia, Georgia view war report’s blame through lenses

Worldfocus producer Christine Kiernan writes about the reaction to a recent report on the Russia-Georgia war, which found that that all sides violated international humanitarian and human rights laws.

Posted: October 2, 2009 10:38   Comments: 1
Missile defense that will defend

Nina Hachigian (blog)

Missile defense that will defend

Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian praises the Obama administration's shift on missile defense.

Posted: September 21, 2009 09:25   Comments: 0
Week in review: War crimes in Gaza and missile defense

Week in Review (video)

Week in review: War crimes in Gaza and missile defense

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and David Andelman of the World Policy Journal discuss the week's top stories: Obama's reversal on a missile defense plan for Europe, the battle against Islamic militants and this week's United Nations report on the war in Gaza.

Posted: September 18, 2009 15:48   Comments: 10
Obama switches course on European missile defense

Interview (video)

Obama switches course on European missile defense

U.S. President Barack Obama announced that he is dropping a controversial plan for a missile defense system in Europe, intended to counter perceived threats from Iran. Heather Conley of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses how the decision will be received in Europe.

Posted: September 17, 2009 13:53   Comments: 4
France and Germany report economic growth

Interview (video)

France and Germany report economic growth

Two of Europe's biggest economies -- Germany and France -- reported signs of a recovery. Each saw growth of 0.3 percent in this year's second quarter. Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek discusses how fast the world economy is rebounding and analyzes what it will mean for the United States.

Posted: August 13, 2009 13:54   Comments: 0

Produced by Creative News Group LLC     ©2019 WNET.ORG     All rights reserved

Distributed by American Public Television