The Take

By Al Jazeera Podcasts

Making sense of the world, one story at a time. Host Malika Bilal and journalists from Al Jazeera's international bureaus and beyond share their take on the most important stories every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  1. 1.
    Has Lebanon found a lifeline?
    17:27
  2. 2.
    Bitcoin, Bukele and democracy in El Salvador
    20:38
  3. 3.
    Trying to heal Afghanistan without international aid
    22:12
  4. 4.
    The Course of the Forever Wars: The future
    28:10
  5. 5.
    The Course of the Forever Wars: Amnesia
    27:49
  6. 6.
    The Course of the Forever Wars: After 9/11
    27:51
  7. 7.
    How hot is too hot? Extreme heat in the Middle East
    20:13
  8. 8.
    Amazon’s Carbon Crisis: How fire could accelerate climate change
    21:06
  1. 9.
    Life Below Sea Level: Bangladesh and our climate future
    22:07
  2. 10.
    Continuing the fight for US police reform
    20:26
  3. 11.
    The Delta variant continues to spread
    21:31
  4. 12.
    Chile’s continuing water crisis
    22:22
  5. 13.
    How sugarcane burning is making people sick
    21:00
  6. 14.
    The secret cameras recording women in Spain
    19:30
  7. 15.
    What can we expect from Taliban 2.0?
    21:48
  8. 16.
    Watching the Taliban takeover, one woman’s story
    20:38
  9. 17.
    A first-hand account of police brutality in Eswatini
    18:34
  10. 18.
    Can a lawsuit stop Mexico’s ‘iron river’ of guns?
    21:00
  11. 19.
    You can run from Belarus but can you hide?
    23:39
  12. 20.
    The Olympic host city hangover
    20:27
  13. 21.
    What will happen to Afghanistan’s CIA-backed militias?
    19:34
  14. 22.
    A year after the blast, Lebanon fights for its future
    21:37
  15. 23.
    The UAE’s illegal influence over the United States
    22:16
  16. 24.
    The political crisis unfolding in Tunisia
    21:13
  17. 25.
    Did the Gates Foundation’s program to feed Africa fail?
    23:38
  18. 26.
    Why are China’s billionaires writing big checks to charity?
    20:16
  19. 27.
    COVID, protest, racism: The 'no-fun Olympics'
    21:45
  20. 28.
    Jobless, hungry, fed-up: Why South Africans rioted
    20:15
  21. 29.
    What the billionaire space race means for the rest of us
    22:05
  22. 30.
    The killing of Samuel Luiz outrages Spain's LGBTQ community
    22:45
  23. 31.
    Haiti, after Jovenel Moise’s assassination
    20:18
  24. 32.
    The US is leaving. What's next for Afghanistan?
    21:53
  25. 33.
    Euro 2020: The politics of the game
    21:29
  26. 34.
    Daniel Ortega cracks down on his opposition in Nicaragua
    20:07
  27. 35.
    Unpacking the mystery around China’s roaming elephants
    20:33
  28. 36.
    A critic’s death turns eyes on the Palestinian Authority
    22:03
  29. 37.
    The Delta variant catches the world unmasked
    21:38
  30. 38.
    How activists are targeting an Israeli shipping line
    17:44
  31. 39.
    Discovery of graves reopens wound for Indigenous people in Canada
    21:14
  32. 40.
    How China is censoring Hong Kong's schools
    20:49
  33. 41.
    The sounds of Mexico’s last rainforest
    21:26
  34. 42.
    Iran is voting. Why the apathy?
    21:00
  35. 43.
    What will come from the Biden-Putin summit?
    20:45
  36. 44.
    The past, present, and future of Hamas
    21:43
  37. 45.
    How Netanyahu shaped Israel
    21:43
  38. 46.
    Naomi Osaka’s battle for mental health on the tennis court
    18:33
  39. 47.
    Is Germany's genocide apology to Namibia enough?
    19:17
  40. 48.
    Is Ireland changing the consensus on Israel-Palestine?
    22:04
  41. 49.
    A Uighur love story, derailed by China's crackdown
    22:28
  42. 50.
    No normalcy for kids who’ve lost parents to COVID
    23:47

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