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.


Title Date published
Why Xi Jinping’s power grab is dangerous for China — and the world 2018-03-01
Russian mercenaries, Israeli airstrikes, and the bloody future of the Syrian civil war 2018-02-15
Polish Holocaust denial and the weaponization of history 2018-02-08
Why America can’t quit Guantanamo Bay 2018-02-01
Why Trump, who promised to keep America out of wars, keeps escalating them 2018-01-25
A Saudi-Iran proxy war has torn Yemen apart — and America is fanning the flames 2018-01-18
Why Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation should really scare Trump 2018-01-11
How expensive eggs helped kick off the biggest Iranian protests in years 2018-01-04
“Speak loudly and carry a small stick:” Trump’s foreign policy year in review 2017-12-21
The most political Olympics since the Cold War 2017-12-14
Trump said Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. Now what? 2017-12-07
Rex Tillerson's departure looks imminent as the North Korea crisis heats up 2017-11-30
The president of the world's most powerful democracy doesn't seem to actually like democracy 2017-11-16
Saudi Arabia's real-life Game of Thrones 2017-11-09
The New York attack reveals ISIS’s plan for survival 2017-11-02
What were American troops doing in Niger? 2017-10-26
What the fight over Kirkuk means for Iraq's future 2017-10-19
Trump's risky, pointless plan to undermine the Iran deal without tearing it up 2017-10-12
Puerto Rico’s crisis and the curse of American colonialism 2017-10-04
Angela Merkel won Germany’s election. So did the far-right. 2017-09-28

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