The Migrant Journey

Texas Tribune reporter Alexa Ura joins us to talk about what the journey is like for undocumented immigrants crossing the border into the U.S. We’ll also talk with Marco Malagón, who crossed the border from Mexico as a teenager, as well as immigration attorney Paul Zoltan.

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How Honduras Got Safer

This hour, we’ll talk about how Honduras’ homicide rate has steadily declined in the last few years thanks to programs funded by the United States with Sonia Nazario. Her story “How the Most Dangerous Place on Earth Got Safer” appeared recently in The New York Times.

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The First 1,000 Days

This hour, we’ll visit Uganda, India, Guatemala – and places in the U.S. – to hear how children in disadvantaged households are thriving thanks to programs focused on early-childhood nutrition with Roger Thurow, senior fellow for global agriculture and food policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

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The Real Russia

This hour, we’ll talk with Anne Garrels about Russia’s silent majority and the role it plays in keeping its leadership in power. She writes about the topic in “Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia.”

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