The Heat

January 13, 2021

The Heat: U.S. & whistleblowers

Julian Assange’s extradition to the U.S. was denied by a British judge, but his legal ordeal is far from over. We will take a look at how governments are dealing with whistleblowers.

January 5, 2021

The Heat: Major week in U.S.politics

An extraordinary phone call by President Trump. President-elect Joe Biden faces a crucial day in the United States Congress. And key elections in the state of Georgia to decide who controls the U.S. Senate.

December 23, 2020

The Heat: Technology trends

COVID-19 changed the way we work, live and play. Technology made it possible to work from home, stream entertainment and connect with family and friends.

December 22, 2020

The Heat: COVID-19 vaccines

Some good news on the fight against COVID-19. Moderna rolls out its vaccine across the United States. But even with that step forward, a new coronavirus variant is causing global concern.

December 15, 2020

The Heat: U.S. politics and COVID-19

The Electoral College votes to confirm the next president of the United States. Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 deaths passes 300,000 in the U.S. as the first vaccinations begin. 

November 24, 2020

The Heat: G20 Summit

World leaders get together for an online G20 Summit. What did they have to say about COVID-19, the global economy and climate change?

November 17, 2020

The Heat: RCEP Trade Deal

An historic achievement – China and 14 other Asian countries sign a massive trade agreement. We’ll discuss what it means for the region and the world.

November 14, 2020

The Heat: US presidential race and coronavirus surge

China on Friday congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, saying China will respect the choice of the American people…one week after the US media projected the former United States Vice President as the winner of the presidential election.

November 4, 2020

Heat Special U.S. Election Night Preview

Our special show leading up to the 2020 U.S. election took an in-depth look at American domestic and foreign policy. In the first half of the show, Mike Walter discussed key domestic issues such as the pandemic, the economy and racial justice with: