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The Heat delves into one big news story every episode and breaks down how these stories impact people like you. We are talking to experts and journalists from around to world with the goal of bringing your perspectives based on first-hand accounts. The Heat is a production of CGTN America and is recorded in Washington,D.C.

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The Heat delves into one big news story every episode and breaks down how these stories impact people like you. We are talking to experts and journalists from around to world with the goal of bringing your perspectives based on first-hand accounts. The Heat is a production of CGTN America and is recorded in Washington,D.C.

    Will Syria’s Idlib offensive spark the war’s worst refugee crisis?

    Will Syria’s Idlib offensive spark the war’s worst refugee crisis?

    Syrian forces continue their advance to retake Idlib province - an opposition held area on the border of the two countries. Many fear a new refugee and security crisis will overtake Turkey and the region. Edmund Ghareeb, a professor at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs joins us to discuss where the latest crisis will lead.

    • 19 min
    Is Bernie Sanders making the case for Democratic Socialism?

    Is Bernie Sanders making the case for Democratic Socialism?

    Does growing support for Bernie Sanders in the primaries defy critics who say he's unelectable? And, in the year 2020, what is it about the word “socialist” that has establishment Democrats so worried? We're joined by Nomiki Konst, a political strategist and host of “The Nomiki Show.”

    • 20 min
    Does Trump’s Mideast peace plan normalize ‘apartheid’?

    Does Trump’s Mideast peace plan normalize ‘apartheid’?

    Does Trump's Mideast peace plan favor Israel at the cost of normalizing oppression on the Palestinian people? Is there any hope for a settlement moving forward? For a Palestinian view, we're joined by Ali Abunimah - co-founder of The Electronic Intifada website and author of The Battle for Justice in Palestine.

    • 19 min
    Why Chinese cinema is on the rise

    Why Chinese cinema is on the rise

    China's movie market is booming - and doesn't need Hollywood for the next big blockbuster. If you’re an explorer of good films around the world, China may be your next destination. With us to talk about the rise of China’s movie industry is Janet Yang. She’s a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning producer with deep roots in China.

    • 19 min
    After Trump’s acquittal, can Americans have faith in Congress?

    After Trump’s acquittal, can Americans have faith in Congress?

    After the U.S. Senate's near party-line vote to acquit, what’s next for Donald Trump’s presidency? The Democratic lawmakers that tried to end it? And Americans faith in their own government? We're joined by conservative Alex Vogel, former general counsel for the National Republican Senatorial Committee and CEO of the Vogel Group.

    • 19 min
    Coronavirus: Is a global pandemic near?

    Coronavirus: Is a global pandemic near?

    Coronavirus has spread to at least 23 countries - with infections and related deaths exceeding 2003’s SARS epidemic. Is a full blown pandemic near? We spoke to Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.

    • 12 min

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