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Philippines Under Duterte
During his first visit to the Philippines, President Trump met with President Duterte. Both men are both unorthodox leaders, elected with successful populist, anti-elite campaigns. How will these unpredictable presidents interact, and what can be expected for the future of US-Philippine relations? Richard Heydarian, a Filipino academic and columnist, will discuss the Philippines under Duterte, captured in his latest book "The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt Against Elite Democracy."

Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 4:00am


Taking Climate Change Seriously
Unprecedented hurricanes brought torrential rain and wind that devastated many parts of southeastern Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean. While millions of people deal with the aftermath of these disasters, US EPA head Scott Pruitt told CNN that now was not the time to discuss the role of climate change in these extreme weather patterns. Climate scientists say otherwise. For Katharine Mach and Miyuki Hino, climate scientists at Stanford University, its time for us to address climate change head-on. In this conversation they discuss how we can better anticipate, plan for and mitigate the impacts of our warming climate.

Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 8:00pm


World Affairs is a nationally syndicated radio broadcast that airs every Monday at 8:00 pm on KQED public radio and uploaded to for rebroadcast by NPR stations across the nation. World Affairs brings you, the listener, informative and engaging conversations that explore issues and opportunities that transcends borders. Tune in to hear thought leaders, change makers and engaged citizens share ideas and learn from one another in conversations that matter. Founded in 1947, following the San Francisco conference that established the United Nations, World Affairs remains one of the most vibrant global affairs organizations in the United States.

Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 2:00am


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