Botswana is lifting its ban on elephant hunting.
Africa bureau chief Max Bearak tells host Martine Powers that growing resentment toward elephants among farmers in the country is upending the country’s politics.
The furor over the lifting of the ban has spilled into a larger debate over race and class in a country where white foreigners and the descendants of colonialists control much of the conservation and tourism sectors.
- ‘I hate elephants’: Behind the backlash against Botswana’s giants
- Botswana overturns ban on elephant hunting
An unconventional solution to address homelessness
In an attempt to combat homelessness, a lot of cities have attempted a “housing first” policy: providing housing for people on the streets and then addressing other issues, like mental health.
“There's a formidable body of research that shows that housing first is effective when it's done right,” says Post local reporter Peter Jamison. Jamison profiles an upscale apartment complex that has been a testing ground, part of a larger national social experiment to combat homelessness.
- Northwest D.C. residents criticize oversight of rent voucher programs
- D.C. housed the homeless in upscale apartments. It hasn’t gone as planned.
Bauhaus, a century later
On the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus movement, The Post’s Luisa Beck visits a musician who imagines what the movement could have sounded like.
Mary Beth Sheridan explains the Trump-Mexico tariff deal. Beth Reinhard on growing allegations of exorbitant spending by the National Rifle Association’s top executives. And Steven Zeitchik on whether Broadway has a place on streaming platforms.
Monday, June 10, 2019
Wesley Lowery on the disciplinary hearing for the officer involved in Eric Garner’s death. Ashley Parker about what President Trump calls “the I-word.” And Steven Goff unpacks criticism of the U.S. women’s domination in their first World Cup game.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019