Highlights of Todays' The World
PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman
The BBC's Jonathan Head reports from Tacloban in the Philippines where a mob ransacked a rice warehouse earlier today, resulting in the deaths of 8 people.
International aid experts fill us in on the relief effort, what's going right, what's going wrong and the challenges of launching such a large logistical operation involving many players.
The World's Jason Margolis reminds us how the infrastructure of a country made up of 7000 islands can be tenuous and challenging to navigate. He recounts his own travels and reporting there in the past.
Also today, Buzzfeed's roving reporter on global LGBT issues tells us how the politics of gay rights in Ukraine are tangled up in a larger struggle between the EU and Russia.
And later, counterfeit wine in China, cigarette butt recycling in Vancouver, invisible bike helmets in Sweden and our Wednesday segment on the Beat Lab, this time from Addis Ababa.