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Why Russians have had enough with this war
Russian President Vladimir Putin is doubling down in Ukraine – holding staged referendums in occupied territories and drafting men to the war. Today on “Post Reports,” we’ll talk about how Russians are reacting to the dramatic escalation.
Why women are burning hijabs in Iran
The death of Mahsa Amini is igniting protests across Iran — and it’s drawing global attention to Iranians’ anger and frustration with their ultra-conservative leaders.
The plot to steal $250 million from hungry children
How a pandemic food program was used to allegedly defraud the government of $250 million.
Hurricane Fiona, and the scars of Maria
Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico five years ago. Recovery in many ways had just begun when Fiona hit the island. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk to Arelis R. Hernández about why the recovery has been stymied, and how another storm could complicate it further.
Does the world need a British monarchy anymore?
On today’s show, we take you to London for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. Plus, the colonial legacy and potential future of the monarchy without her leadership.
The Afghans stranded at a luxury resort
For 780 Afghan evacuees stuck at a beachside resort in Albania, the future is unclear. They might never make it to the U.S. All because they took the wrong plane out of Afghanistan.
16 September 2022
The truth is a lot of these people who helped the US often have families of 30 member or so, individual in each of these ‘said’ families had grown exponentially, Too bad the US had not focused on children marriages, multiple wives and birth control! I’m not sure this is what the US nor what the world citizens signed up for…
I find the Afghanis who didn’t make it to the US, incredibly ungrateful, Albania was in fact willing to accept them, perhaps they should have stayed in Afghanistan! The Rescue Project got them out, when does the refugees accept personal responsibility, look at Ukraine.
Voice actors have to stop
I used to love Martin powers. Then she decided, she:
1) would use voice actors (to back up fictional stories)
2) decided she would only use fictional stories
This reminds me of the movie The Terminal!