Tag Archives: Refugees

Analysis: Russia’s New Era Of Repression, Assisted Dying, Bananas In Turkey

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the consequences of Russia’s new era of repression, why too many are still denied the right to die assisted dying (09:19) and why Turkey is deporting refugees for eating bananas (17:09).

Watch The Economist’s new documentary film, “Fearless: the women fighting Putin”

Morning News: Airlines To Aid Refugees, Vaccinating Youths, Blue-Light Glasses

A.M. Edition for Aug. 23. WSJ’s Karina Shah looks at where different countries stand with youth vaccination rates. The Pentagon orders U.S. airlines to help evacuate Americans and Afghan partners from the country. 

At least 21 people are dead after flash flooding in Tennessee. Tropical Depression Henri makes landfall. Bitcoin miners go elsewhere amid a crackdown in China. And, blue-light glasses: a fashion accessory or a necessity?