Briefly with OZY
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North Korea Smells a Rat | Are You a Genius?
North Korea has warned to the U.S. not to “cause a stink” in the region, and Biden is under political pressure over a recent border influx. OZY launches another round of the Genius Awards that helped propel Amanda Gorman to greatness.
Mar 16
8 min
Beyoncé  Rules Grammys | US Asia Pivot
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in Asia today with China and North Korea set to dominate the agenda. Aung San Suu Kyi's in court after another bloody weekend in Myanmar. And BLM and female artists are the big winners at a socially distanced Grammys. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 15
7 min
Floyd Family Wins $27M Settlement | DST Forever?
The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $27 million to George Floyd’s family to settle a law-suit over his death in May after police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for nine minutes, igniting a national reckoning over police violence. And the sun might set on springing forward and falling back. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 13
8 min
Pandemic Independence Day | Pentagon Slams Fox Host
President Joe Biden tells Americans to get the hot dogs ready in the hopes that July 4 will be 'independence from virus day.' And the Pentagon dismisses a Fox News host's concerns that female troops are 'making a mockery' of the US military. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 12
8 min
Final House Vote OKs Stimulus | 'Oldest Bible Text' Revived
U.S. President Joe Biden is set to address the nation after the stimulus bill passes, his first big success since taking office. A sixth woman has accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct. And an expert says an ancient Bible manuscript could be real. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 11
8 min
Bamiyan Buddhas Briefly Back | Burger King's Whopper
The Bamiyan buddhas, destroyed by the Taliban in 2001, make a brief - virtual - reappearance to mark the sad anniversary, while Namibia's first lady slams sexism in a viral rant, and Burger King gets grilled over a provocative tweet. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 10
7 min
Duchess Damage Control | Sea Slug Salvation
The British Royal family is in damage control mode after race revelations rock the institution, and has President Biden's dog Major been a bad boy? Also, sea slugs astonish scientists. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 9
7 min
Chauvin Faces Justice | Royal Race Row
America holds its collective breath as jury selection begins in Derek Chauvin’s trial over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which set off a global racial reckoning. And social media exploded Monday following the Duchess of Sussex’s allegations of racism in Britain’s royal family. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 8
7 min
Senate Set to Pass Stimulus | Alpine Burqas Put to Vote
Yesterday it emerged that both Roger Stone, a confidante of then-President Donald Trump, and another unnamed person linked to the White House communicated with the Proud Boys in the runup to their overrunning Congress. And Swiss voters will decide Sunday whether to prohibit Muslim women from covering their faces. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 6
8 min
China Vows 'Patriots' Will Run Hong Kong | Great Apes Get Vaccinated
China’s premier warns Hong Kong that the mainland will not tolerate dissent, while a rights group alleges Eritrean forces have killed hundreds in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Plus, bonobos and orangutans get vaccinated for Covid at the San Diego Zoo. Click here to subscribe now to When Katty Met Carlos, OZY’s newest podcast: https://www.ozy.com/pg/podcast/when-katty-met-carlos
Mar 5
7 min
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