Podcasts 16 July 2021 Podcast: Mediterranean migrant tragedy: why are so many risking their lives Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC host the New Statesman's weekly global affairs podcast, World Review. Carlos Gil/Getty Images Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Journalist Emmanuelle Chaze joins Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC to discuss her seven weeks on a rescue boat in the Mediterranean. They talk about why so many are making the treacherous journey, and why they get so little help from official agencies. Then in You Ask Us, they discuss how migration is viewed politically across the world. Listen now If you'd like to submit a question to You Ask Us, email email@example.com. World Review publishes a new episode every Friday, and is available on all major podcast platforms. Listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Acast and more. Or, if you’d rather, you can access the RSS feed directly here: https://rss.acast.com/world-review. Read more As water scarcity intensifies, so does the battle for resources in the world’s drought-hit regions › There may be little left to say about Love Island – but what does it say about us? Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!