104 episodes

We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Worldly Vox

    • News & Politics
    • 4.4, 1.2K Ratings

We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

yancey lu ,

Some good some biased

If a podcast is called “worldly” then it should talk from different perspective around the world, the hosts are a good mix of Caucasian and Muslim and Latin, so when talking about Arabic or latino issues, it’s interesting to hear different opinions, however when talking about Asia or other parts of the world, the show only relies on rumor, that was what they exactly said in one of their episodes, which is really disappointing. For example the concentration camp in China, they invited a person who only knows things from rumor, and claimed it true, why didn’t you invite a person from China to talk about it, the result will be totally different. The episode makes it look like that Chinese Han hates uyghur and want to kill them all, that may be true how American whites see Muslim but in China it’s definitely not the case, in China 56 ethnics live on equal standards, actually the minorities enjoy many more benefits than the Han in terms of education and career. Those people who were put into camp or who people hate are only the criminals who harmed the innocent and caused public riots. What do you do with criminals? You put them into jails? Isn’t it what you also do in America? I studied journalism in the states and totally understand the unconscious or conscious bias in the American media, actually podcast has made things better, so I do wish a podcast like worldly could do even better jobs by doing more thorough research and listening to more dicerse voices, which will help to give a more objective view of the world and reduce misunderstandings between cultures. Thank you!

vivianaa ,

Fantastic concept, bad hosts

Would love to tune in to someone else.

Eyenation ,

F-Bombs don’t make your point stronger

Used to really enjoy this podcast really stood on its own with statistics and data. Then all of a sudden it became very personal, with F-bombs in every episode from the hosts. I understand they were used to push the points of frustration, but it’s pushed itself out of my interest.

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