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Worldly
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 2,242 ratings
Nice and thorough
Good show. Good analysis. Just an FYI, the quick Arabic lesson from the July 29 episode regarding how to pronounce the Islamist party Ennadha was incorrect. It is not an aspirated “h” sound (ح), but rather an aspirated “h” sound (ه). Just FYI. Other than that…good show and good content.
Msquared19 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/27/21
A Forever Fan
Seeing this show go is a sting to my heart. I loved the topics & discussions. I truly appreciate all the hosts’ insight & wish them well in their other endeavors.
Mi-marie via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/13/21
Great female leads
Wonderful female leads. The dead weight of uselessness is Zack. When will Vox learn to elevate the ideas and opinions of the most capable and limit the mediocre to the corner
Lovetoshop28 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/09/21
Recent Episodes
In the very! last! episode! of the Worldly podcast, Zack interviews renowned economic historian Adam Tooze about his forthcoming book, Shutdown — an early history of the year 2020, one that felt to many like the end of the world as they knew it. Zack and Adam discuss what the fateful year taught...
Published 08/12/21
Zack, Jenn, and Jen Kirby look at how authoritarianism has become internationalized, through the lens of two recent news stories: 1) Fox News host Tucker Carlson choosing to broadcast his show from Hungary this week; and 2) a Belarusian Olympian in Tokyo seeking asylum out of fear of punishment...
Published 08/05/21
Zack, Jenn, and Jen Kirby discuss the political crisis gripping Tunisia following the president’s decision to fire the prime minister and suspend parliament. Tunisia was the big “success story” of the Arab Spring: the one country whose revolution produced a real, albeit rocky, transition to...
Published 07/29/21
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