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Saturday 20 December  

About: The State We're In

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Featuring first-person stories from around the world about how we treat each other.
The State We're In is a weekly radio programme from Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

Go to The State We're In's website

Listen to the latest edition of The State We're In

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How to listen
You can listen to the latest show using the player above or at the top of each weekly show (Flash is required) or click on the Download button to download an MP3 file. We also post individual stories from the show throughout the week on our Facebook page.
You can also download recent editions of The State We're In via our podcast feed or you can subscribe in iTunes.

You can also listen with Soundcloud or Stitcher.

TSWI on the web
The latest edition of The State We're In is posted each Friday on our homepage. Shows and articles are listed in order of release, newest first. For our show archive, click here.
Leaving a comment
You can also comment on the shows and reply to other people's comments using the form at the bottom of each show's page. You can comment anonymously, create a Radio Netherlands Worldwide account, or use your Facebook/Twitter/Google/Flickr account.

Once you have posted a comment, it may take up to 10 minutes before it appears on the website. Remember to refresh the page if you don't see it.

Getting in contact
Also, we're interested in the state you're in. What are the issues that are important to you? Mail your comments, stories, pictures or videos to or follow the link to Tell us your story.
The TSWI team
Editor - Greg Kelly
Host - Jonathan Groubert
Producers - Mignon Aylen, Belinda Lopez, Diana Steenbergen
Web producer - Sid Fordham

Our selected shows of The State We're In

The State We're In team. From left, Mignon, Belinda, Greg, Jonathan and Diana.

Radio Show: The Last Show: Our Favorites!

The State We're In, 27 October 2012. Past and present members of TSWI join Jonathan to talk about their favourite all-time interviews and how they capture something essential about the...

Simon Lewis

Radio Show: Because I Had To

The State We're In, 20 October 2012. A man from a prominent Shia family in Iraq converts to Christianity and is nearly killed. A man in China fakes health documents to save his wife...

Mariafrancesca Garritano

Radio Show: The "Ex" Files

The State We're In, 13 October 2012. A former London banker spills the beans, and bile, on investment banks. An ex-ballerina in Italy on starving herself to get roles. A former security gua...

Maria Hai-Anh Tuyet Cao, 52. From left - December 5 2003, February 15 2004

Radio Show: Overtime

The State We're In, 6 October 2012. A man in North Carolina spends 13 years on death row but was innocent. A woman with cancer learns to laugh at herself. And a photographer in Germany...

Zohre Esmaeli

Radio Show: Out of the Ordinary

The State We're In, 29 September 2012. A woman escapes the Taliban and constraints of her own family to become a fashion model. A boy escapes Kabul and now creates landmine detectors. And a...

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Video highlights

Ladies on the move
RNW is keen on featuring inspiring women in our target countries, women who...
What about men?
In many countries, men don't stick around to raise their children. This is...

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