All Things Considered for October 3, 2018 Hear the All Things Considered program for October 3, 2018

All Things Considered

Tibetans cheer on a Tibetan team at a soccer tournament in London. Fans say they were pleased and surprised that the tournament organizers didn't succumb to pressure from potential sponsors and dump the Tibetan team to avoid angering the Chinese government. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Frank Langfitt/NPR

World

How The Chinese Government Works To Censor Debate In Western Democracies

China's leaders try to muzzle free expression beyond their borders, inside liberal democracies, when speech contradicts the Communist Party line on issues like the status of Tibet and Taiwan.

Democrats, led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have been hopeful about making big gains in the midterm elections, but a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Republican enthusiasm surging. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images

Poll: Amid Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle, Democratic Enthusiasm Edge Evaporates

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/654015874/654124046" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Melanine Tycho
Wind Waker DZA
the world is small Doctor do
Cherry Wine Hozier

People line up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico. Homeland Security's watchdog says immigration officials were not prepared to manage the consequences of its "zero tolerance" policy at the border. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Gregory Bull/AP

DHS Watchdog Finds 'Significant' Health And Safety Risks For Immigrants At ICE Center

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/653802676/654124052" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Amfisimo Drips
Weary
Hanuman Rodrigo y Gabriela

Tibetans cheer on a Tibetan team at a soccer tournament in London. Fans say they were pleased and surprised that the tournament organizers didn't succumb to pressure from potential sponsors and dump the Tibetan team to avoid angering the Chinese government. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Frank Langfitt/NPR

How The Chinese Government Works To Censor Debate In Western Democracies

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/636299830/654124058" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Coffin Nails Metal Fingers
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Coffin Nails
Album
Special Herbs: The Box Set
Artist
Metal Fingers

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Hustler Willie Colón
Lo Que Hay Senor Loop
Sinnerman Nina Simone

(Top row, from left) Titan, Earth's moon, Europa and Enceladus. (Bottom row, from left) Callisto, Charon, Ariel and lo. Courtesty of NASA hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesty of NASA

Scientists Find What Could Be A History-Making Moon

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/653666274/654124064" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Moondancer Meco
Quite Like You Andy Shauf
Apple Juice Stand Forebee
Day One Two F.D Blumm, Nils Frahm
Entitled Type.Raw

"I've rediscovered the passion for music and it's something I don't want to let go of ever again," Steve Perry says. Emma Holley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Emma Holley/Courtesy of the artist

Steve Perry's New Life: 'I've Rediscovered The Passion For Music'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/654034814/654124070" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Ridin Round Kali Uchis
October in New York Steve Perry

All Things Considered