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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 2,252 ratings
Definitely America-centred
Great overview of events if you’re interested in international relations BUT very America centred. I think the idea behind this podcast was so great, discussing the way policies and conflicts interrelate to other countries. It felt like it always came back to America though, when it really didn’t...Read full review »
Chearts9 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/17/22
Amazing guide to foreign policy
So sad the show ended. Past episodes are still a treasure trove of timeless great explanations. Don’t assume you have special prerequisite knowledge but treat you as being smart. Hosts are good at staying objective and have a witty dynamic between them.
pinkmuskrat via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/16/22
minion nads via Apple Podcasts · Republic of Trinidad and Tobago · 11/08/21
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
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
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