Highlights from The World’s broadcast on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. Who are Egypt’s Salafis? Also, new clues emerge in Swedish Shipwreck, Sweden’s folk supergroup Vasen, and Russian hipsters. Awesomeness!
Highlights from The World’s broadcast on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. Featuring an interview remembering Syrian citizen journalist Rami al-Sayyed, an look at Islamists in Egypt, Miami’s housing comeback, a new inquest into the Aussie dingo death case and Q’s Jian Ghomeshi remembers Pierre Juneau.
DC Comics has created its first African superhero and he battles evil in a real African country: the Democratic Republic of Congo. By day Batwing is David Zavimbe, a cop. In that respect as well as others, David Zavimbe differs from his comic book cousin, Bruce Wayne. Listen to The World’s Marco Werman talk with Batwing creator Judd Winick about Batman and look at a few images from the comic book series.
Gruesome images out of Syria are moving cartoonists around the globe to comment. Their observations graphic, without a shred of nuance. The main villain is Syria’s Bashar al-Assad with supporting roles played by Russia and China.
Highlights from The World’s broadcast on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Ramifications of the Haditha rulings, why candidates aren’t discussing climate change, Holland’s Elfstedentocht skating race, and brewing beer in Pakistan.
Highlights from The World’s broadcast on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Spaniards heading to Germany for work, Punk rockers receive “moral rehabilitation” in Banda Aceh, Elephants as solution to Aussie wildfires, and Malek Jandail’s Arab Spring inspired song.