In Austria, police officers have began conducting spot-checks of vehicles entering the country from Hungary. The heightened security comes less than a week after 71 dead migrants were found in an abandoned truck on a highway southeast of Vienna. That shocking discovery marked a kind of turning point for Austria. Austria's interior minister now says stricter border controls will remain in place for an "unlimited" time period. Unlike some of its E.U. neighbors to the south, for reasons of both history and geography, Austria has little experience with immigration. So how are they handling this crisis? Simone Artner, new editor an Austrian national radio station, explains what the response has been like.
Over 5 million American young people that are making the transition from teenager to adult are neither working nor in school. And these young adults may be missing out on learning an important set of skills that come along with that first job.
The classroom is America’s future. But in an increasingly interconnected world, how do we raise a global nation? The Takeaway explores this in a multi-month series with Public Radio International's Global Nation project.
Josh Legg, widely known as DJ Goldroom, sees beyond electronic music. Goldroom is a confessed Bob Dylan addict, counts Nirvana as a major influence, and tries to use as many natural instruments as possible in his songs.
The Takeaway explores President Obama's trip to the Alaskan Arctic, we discuss the intersection of immigration and education, and we remember Oliver Sacks.