You probably haven’t heard much about it but the United Kingdom has officially parted ways with the European Union, terminating a relationship that began back in 1973. Now, a (ten month long starting Jan. 2020) transition period is about to end. But believe it or not, four years after that momentous and unexpected Brexit vote... […]
Chicago’s gang violence is legendary and widely reported on-- but not so much what’s driving it, which is the movement of illegal drugs from Mexico into the US through Arizona, and then through a pipeline to Chicago, which is a major distribution point. This week on Full Measure, Scott Thuman reports from Chicago, and also […]
(Original air date: December 8, 2019) On our world travels, we’ve discovered a global trend— popular distrust of establishment politicians, be they left or right. People everywhere seem to be drifting away from the main, traditional political parties. Street protests in Chile, the Czech Republic, Lebanon are part of a global upheaval that some embrace […]
Nigel Farage made an impassioned, final speech to the European Parliament, getting cut off when he and others in the British delegation waved British flags. Farage is leader of the Brexit Party and member of the European Parliament for South East England. The Brexit Party led the British movement to exit the European Union, which […]
As of this writing, the final results aren't in-- so take the early news with a grain of salt. But the British press and analysts seem to be celebrating or mourning, depending on where they stand, what looks like a big victory for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. And the opposing Labour Party could have […]
It's not just the U.S. Southern border. There's a mass exodus of migrants from Africa, the Mideast and Central America to the U.S. and Europe. Sunday on Full Measure, Scott Thuman will take us to a hot spot in Northern Africa where a geographical quirk creates a land border between Africa and the Europe. It's […]
Our cover story this week on Full Measure looked at what's behind Brexit, what's taking so long, and what it all has to do with us. Here's the transcript of the report from London. Today, we begin with disgust over establishment politicians and division among the parties. We're not talking about the U.S. but Europe […]
What is Brexit really about? Behind the scenes reflections you won't hear anywhere else. Investigative producer David Bernknopf joins Sharyl for this edition.