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Harassment in Bangladesh, Chumash firefighter and mince pie madness

Garment workers in Bangladesh describe sexual harassment on the job. That's our top story today. Also, a Chumash firefighter helps battle the Thomas blaze in California while also preserving his tribal heritage. Plus, Marco Werman's digital voice clone.

Harassment in Bangladesh, Chumash firefighter and mince pie madness

A platform for Putin, Malta's murder mystery, Korean War love story

Russian President Vladimir Putin's year-end press conference covered many topics, from US President Donald Trump to North Korea. Also, utility workers from New York have been helping fix Puerto Rico's power grid. Plus, we hear a new track from rapper MC Afrikan Boy.

A platform for Putin, Malta's murder mystery, Korean War love story

Gary Younge on Alabama, digital civic life in Estonia, comfort women statue

British journalist Gary Younge has traveled extensively in the American South, and gives us his take on the outcome of the Alabama Senate election. Plus, how a Chinese city monitors everyone using artificial intelligence. And storing surplus solar energy in an old coal mine.

Gary Younge on Alabama, digital civic life in Estonia, comfort women statue

Inspired by ISIS, chain migration, transgender Navy veteran

How the suspect in yesterday's pipe bomb attack in New York City was reportedly inspired by ISIS. Also, Saudi Arabia lifts its ban on movie theaters after 35 years. Plus, a Holocaust survivor who says painting kept him alive in the concentration camps.

Inspired by ISIS, chain migration, transgender Navy veteran

Fake news goes global, impact of California fires and Germany's soft exit from coal

Taking a page from the US, leaders in other countries are blaming the "fake news" media for their troubles. We hear how that's playing out in Poland. Also, how other nations have fared when they've tried "trickle down" economics. Plus, an unlikely friendship forged following an act of hate in Connecticut.

Fake news goes global, impact of California fires and Germany's soft exit from coal

Swap don't shop, locked down in Yemen and the end of 'bonjour-hi'?

We conclude our week-long series on the garment industry, with a look at how recycling clothes could help the environment. Also, a resolution in Quebec asking shopkeepers to drop the "hi" from their customary bilingual "bonjour-hi" greeting. Plus, the soundtrack for the Netflix series "The Crown."

Swap don't shop, locked down in Yemen and the end of 'bonjour-hi'?

The women in Bangladesh who make your clothes, Russia's intranet plan and when green might...

Today, we head to Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the next installment of our series "Wear and Tear." All this week we've been meeting women across the globe who make our clothes. Today, making sweaters in this garment factory is a family affair. Also, we introduce you to a model for green construction in the face of climate change. Plus, why the United Nations is weighing in on Neapolitan pizza.

The women in Bangladesh who make your clothes, Russia's intranet plan and when green might...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem, checking in on Puerto Rico and remembering Johnny Hallyday

President Donald Trump today formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. We'll dig in. Also, we revisit the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, and hear from a survivor. And we remember French rocker Johnny Hallyday.

Trump recognizes Jerusalem, checking in on Puerto Rico and remembering Johnny Hallyday

US embassy move near, net neutrality in India and Golden Krust's founder is remembered

We look back on a raid in El Monte, California, 22 years ago that had a dramatic impact on the garment industry. Also, Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics. Plus, growing up in Mugabe's Zimbabwe.

US embassy move near, net neutrality in India and Golden Krust's founder is remembered

The women who make your clothes, sexual harassment in China and Venezuela's new crypto-currency

Today we launch "Wear and Tear," our week-long series on the women who make your clothes. Today we hear from a woman who worked in a North Carolina mill town. Plus, we visit a city built by the Soviet Union just for academics and scientists. And what Chinese women are saying about sexual harassment.

The women who make your clothes, sexual harassment in China and Venezuela's new crypto-currency

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