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Goats and Soda

Why Aid Won't Fix North Korea's Recurring Food Shortages

Facing the worst drought in nearly four decades, the country is grappling with food shortages that affect 40% of its population. The donation has humanitarian – but also diplomatic – aims.

Funkaholic Flitz&Suppe
Mutiny
Moonshine, Pt. 2
When I Fall Tasman
There Goes the Neighborhood Bhi Bhiman
Prelude
The Rainstorm
Pause, Go Broke For Free
Bela & the Whale Broke For Free

Employees peek through the door of a showroom at a food factory in Pyongyang, North Korea. Dita Alangkara/AP hide caption

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Why South Korea Is Sending $8 Million In Food Aid To North Korea

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Calendar Project: September Feverkin
Run the World (Girls) Beyoncé
With Every Heartbeat Robyn

Brian Drye plays trombone with Tony-nominated actress Amber Grey onstage in Hadestown. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Hadestown, The Musical hide caption

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Into The Spotlight: Recognizing Broadway Musicians This Tony Awards Season

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Sarah Groustra, a Brookline High School graduate, wrote a column in the school newspaper about period stigma last year. It led to Brookline officials voting to offer free pads and tampons in all town-owned restrooms. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Student Spurs Brookline, Mass., To Offer Free Tampons And Pads In Public Buildings

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Ali Wong and Randall Park say that Always Be My Maybe has long been in the works as their original spin on When Harry Met Sally. Ed Araquel/Netflix hide caption

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Ali Wong And Randall Park On Rapping, Rom-Com Tropes And (Keanu) Reeves

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I Punched Keanu Reeves Hello Peril
Always Be My Baby

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