Monday, Jul 20 • 12:20 p.m. (ET)
Puerto Rico has been in the midst of a major economic meltdown, unable to pay its debts. This has led some to speculate that the island could be overdue for a change in legal status. Before the Civil War it was common to bring states into the union in pairs of twos. The District of Columbia, of course, has been pursuing statehood for more than half a century. Kojo considers the similarities and differences between Puerto Rico and D.C.'s status and what each can learn from the other.
Monday, Jul 20 • 1 p.m. (ET)
It's been 15 years since world leaders enunciated a set of goals designed to fight poverty, disease and inequality across the world. The so-called "Millennium Development Goals" preceded an international aid effort that's winding down this year as parties consider a new set of aspirations for tackling the same challenges. We explore what's at stake in the crafting of the "Sustainable Development Goals" and how they're shaping conversations about global aid around the world and in Washington.
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