After German reunification, many in the former East Germany felt like they were on the losing side of history. They had lived under communism for 40 years, but suddenly the entire political system and its ideas were eradicated. And when refugees and migrants came there to build a new home, Frankfurters had one more thing to get used to: an influx of foreigners into their largely homogenized city. In Frankfurt Oder, we see how newcomers have changed the city, and how the newcomers, in turn, have been changed by Frankfurt.
Reporter: Luisa Beck
Producer: Ariel Plotnick
Editor: Carol Alderman
Photo: Nanna Heitmann for The Washington Post
In Jackson, Miss., 20 low-income women are a part of one of the first universal basic income pilot programs in the country, assessing a seemingly simple solution to end poverty: give people money — no strings attached.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
50 years ago the Rolling Stones headlined a free concert that ended in chaos, with a young man killed feet from the stage as the Stones played. Episode 1 (of 2) explores the decisions that led up to this festival and asks, "Why didn't anyone stop it?"
Thursday, November 21, 2019