Mosaic: Election Special

U.S. Election Special

This "Mosaic" special in November 2016 looked at news reports from around the world to learn how they were covering the Presidential candidates, and how they explain U.S. politics to their citizens. The program is an entertaining and provocative insight into how the national interests of others are affected by American leadership.

Also see our coverage of world perspectives of the national political conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia. 


Featured image: A young woman protesting against Republican U.S. elections candidate Donald Trump wears the German and U.S. flags on her face at a small anti-Trump event on September 23, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images

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Young Women Rising: Could Empowering Girls Transform the World?

Around the world, local organizations are finding creative ways to empower young women. There’s a growing consensus that educating and supporting young women creates a positive ripple effect and lifts up entire countries. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, "Hero Women Rising" combines social media and grassroots activism to overcome poverty, war and patriarchal traditions. In Dallas, Texas, where the high school pregnancy rate is 50 percent above the U.S.

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Water for Life: Is Safe Water a Human Right?

In many places around the world, affordable clean water is not available for drinking and everyday tasks, making safe sanitation during the pandemic impossible. In the crowded, economically unstable neighborhoods of Mumbai, India, a right-to-water campaign is having success in getting thousands of tap water connections into informal dwellings. In West Virginia, coal and fracking industries’ political stranglehold has mobilized neighborhood groups to fight back, protecting their streams and groundwater from toxic waste.