Nov. 18, 2011
A new law approved earlier this month allows Cubans to buy and sell property. Some observers say the reform is nothing short of revolutionary. WBEZ’s Achy Obejas tells us what these changes might mean for the country. Also, Turkey, though rapidly modernizing, is severely behind in offering basic rights to its 8.5 million disabled citizens. We speak with Şafak Pavey, the first handicapped woman to serve in parliament. And film contributor Milos Stehlik reviews Melancholia, the new film by eccentric filmmaker Lars von Trier.