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Left, WGBH reporter Kirk Carapezza interviews elementary school students in Essen, Germany.

Learning how the Germans learn

Apr 9, 2015
Behind the scenes of WGBH's series on the German higher-education system.
Posted In: Germany, german college, German economy, higher education, german schools, college costs, student loans, student debt, Reporter's Notebook

My time in 'Little Aleppo'

Aug 12, 2013
In "Little Aleppo" there is a spirit of neighborliness between Turks and Syrians.
Posted In: turkey, syria

Reporter's Notebook: In Egypt, report or stay safe?

Jul 4, 2013
Egyptian coup leaves freelance journalist a choice between on-the-ground reporting and risks to her safety.
Posted In: Egypt, Tahrir Square

From (un)Happy, Texas -- where the water ran out

Aug 10, 2012
A reporting day in the Texas Panhandle: Radiator Springs, an abandoned Main Street, cotton 101, and man named J.O.

Israel’s Pre-Occupation

Jan 24, 2012
The summer of economic discontent that foreshadowed Occupy Wall Street.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street, Arab Spring, Israel

Detained: My story of interrogation by the Egyptian military

Dec 16, 2011
Freelance reporter Julia Simon describes her 12-hour detention in Egypt while reporting a story for Marketplace.
Posted In: Egypt

Marketplace Goes Shopping: A Special Report

Dec 16, 2011
Kai and crew broadcast live from the Citadel Outlets in sunny Commerce, Calif., to find out how shoppers are spending and how retailers are selling during this most-important holiday shopping season.
Posted In: shopping, Retail, shopping mall

Words from the mother of modern Egyptian feminism

Mar 7, 2011
Dr. Nawal Al-Saadawi is 80. She went to Tahrir Square during the most violent period of clashes in late January, and was with the protesters until the resignation of Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011.
Posted In: Egypt, Nawal Al-Saadawi

Dispatch from China: Polluted Lakefront Property

May 21, 2010
A high-end housing development next to one of China's most polluted lakes is just one example of the country's battle between economic progress and the environment

Dispatch from China: Pandas and the Rural Economy

May 18, 2010
Managing editor George Judson is off to Panda country in China's rural city of Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan Province where poor residents are struggling to keep up with China's roaring economy.
Posted In: Economy

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