The Heat

February 17, 2020

The Heat: Syria’s Civil War

Syria’s civil war rages on as government forces battle for control of the rebels’ remaining strongholds. And, hundreds of thousands have fled the fighting leading to a humanitarian crisis.

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February 13, 2020

The Heat: Brazil’s Bolsa Familia

Tens of millions of people lifted out of poverty in the past 15 years. We will take a look at Brazil’s efforts to reduce inequality, the examples other countries could follow and the challenges ahead.

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February 8, 2020

The Heat: Celebrating the Oscars

Who will take home the Oscar on Hollywood’s big night? Of the 9 nominees for Best Picture, will it be “1917”? Which of the contenders will win Best Actress or Best Actor? And, what’s next for China’s growing film industry?

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February 5, 2020

The Heat: Iowa Caucuses

After a night of confusion and suspense, former US Mayor Pete Buttigieg is leading the Iowa caucuses with two-thirds of the votes counted.

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January 29, 2020

The Heat: Venezuela Political Crisis

It’s been a year since opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president of Venezuela. Despite threats and economic sanctions from the United States, Nicolas Maduro is still in power.

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January 10, 2020

The Heat: 20 years of US wars

More US sanctions on Iran. The US House of Representatives approves a War Powers Resolution limiting President Trump’s ability to take military action. Plus after more than six-trillion dollars spent on endless conflict – what has America gained?

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January 6, 2020

The Heat: Impact of U.S. killing Iranian General

A massive show of mourning and anger in Tehran as Iranians gather to pay their respects for military general Qasem Soleimani who was killed in a US drone strike last week. Will Iran seek revenge and retaliate? And, how might the US respond?

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January 3, 2020

The Heat: U.S. kills Iranian General

Iran is vowing retaliation after a US drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. And the US is sending more troops to the Middle East. A dangerous new escalation. Are the two countries on the brink of war?

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December 23, 2019

The Heat: Populist Nationalism

From US President Donald Trump to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, these right-wing populist leaders share similar views on economic protectionism and climate skepticism. We’ll discuss the rise of populist nationalism across the globe.

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