Know This: Liberal Democrats are hoping to derail President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination through advertising and grassroots activism targeting two moderate Republican senators. Chinese social media users are debating whether Russian women kissing a male South Korean reporter on air constitutes sexual harassment. A heat wave throughout the Northern Hemisphere is breaking records across several continents. And today OZY’s Around the World campaign takes you to Laos, where a new wave of young directors dares to dream big.
Listen to This: American identity, with all its trappings, is constantly in flux. But which factors are most instrumental in shaping it?
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