Worlds Apart

  • People in power?
    Russia has never received so much attention from the West, but perhaps for all the wrong reasons. Overshadowed by allegations of interference in Western democracies, is the story of Russia’s own social and political awakening. Will 2017 be the...
  • Worlds Apart
    Worlds Apart is a fast-paced, in-depth discussion on the most pressing issues facing the world today.It strives to depart from the traditional Q&A form of interview in favor of a more emotive and engaging conversation. Host Oksana Boyko is not afraid to ask the hard questions that others avoid, with the aim of promoting intelligent public debate.
  • People in power?
    People in power?
    Russia has never received so much attention from the West, but perhaps for all the wrong reasons. Overshadowed by allegations of interference in Western democracies, is the story of Russia’s own social and political awakening. Will 2017 be the...
  • Friendly visits?
    Friendly visits?
    After meeting a series of high profile visitors in the White House over the last few weeks, Donald Trump is now set to embark on his first foreign tour, starting with, of all countries, Saudi Arabia. What does it mean for the Middle East? To discuss...
  • Global superintendent?
    Global superintendent?
    China’s economic rise has been the envy of many of its neighbors, but now Beijing says that in order to maintain growth it needs to jump start the economies of others too. Does the Chinese version of globalization – that is, globalizing...
  • Establishment outsiders?
    Establishment outsiders?
    France is going to the polls today, finalizing what has been one of the most divisive, derisive, and derogatory presidential campaigns in years. But will it decisively determine the future of the Fifth republic? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by...
  • Show but no trial?
    Show but no trial?
    It’s been exactly one month since the alleged chemical attack in Syria – a month which saw both attribution and retribution for the crime, but no formal investigation. Will there ever be one? Will the story of what happened in Khan...
  • Fighting for war?
    Fighting for war?
    As Russia and the United States are becoming increasingly confrontational over Syria, another war-torn nation may become a renewed theater for their old rivalry. Afghanistan has been a geopolitical chessboard for so long, is a lasting peace there...
  • Politics of terror?
    Politics of terror?
    Terrorism has been unequivocally proclaimed as the scourge of our times, a phenomenon deserving of unwavering condemnation and resolute action. But when it comes to the practicalities of fighting terrorism, do all members of the international...
  • Values in transition?
    Values in transition?
    Martin Luther King famously said that the arc of history is bending toward justice – a statement sometimes dismissed as too idealistic, but that may actually have a basis in social science. More than 30 years of research by Ronald Inglehart...
  • Climate of denial?
    Climate of denial?
    Just a few months ago, the Paris climate change agreement was celebrated as a new model for international problem solving, proof of President Obama’s consensus-seeking genius, and a victory of foresight over immediate gratification. Now that...
  • Forever in hope?
    Forever in hope?
    Fifty years of occupation and 10 years of blockade have done their worst in normalizing the suffering and legitimizing the injustice in Palestine. So much so that many now believe the absence of a solution has become a solution in itself. Is that...