For Global Activism, Mary Dailey Brown introduces us to her organization, SowHope. The non-profit focuses on helping impoverished women around the world by funding projects that "promote wellness, education and economic opportunities."
Egypt's political crisis continues. Korean "comfort women" hold symposium to seek justice and an end to gender-based violence. Canada's oil spills raise questions from scientists and the public. Global Activist Mary Dailey Brown improves wellness for women.
We learn about the tight grip that multinational corporations have on prison industries in the U.S. and abroad. The murder of Cameroonian gay rights activist Eric Lemembe reflects anti-gay sentiment in the country. Tony Sarabia introduces us to Moroccan trance music.
Author Wenguang Huang weighs in on how the Chinese government is responding to Monday's earthquakes and also takes the pulse of the Chinese economy. Italian former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi could be banned from politics, and Panama releases an ex-CIA agent.
Shafqat Munir explains the significance of Ghulam Azam's conviction for war crimes and looks at what's next for Bangladesh. The ACLU's William Ramirez tells us about police brutality in Puerto Rico. Natan Sachs weighs in on what's needed for Mideast peace talks.
We talk with a lawyer representing Guantanamo detainees about his decision to participate in the ongoing hunger strike for a week. Writer Julia Ioffe joins Worldview to talk about how the Russians have handled the Edward Snowden case. Two local teachers take their passion for education to Ghana.
During her summer and winter breaks as a second grade teacher at the John Middleton Elementary School in Skokie, Shelley Nizynski Reese, travels to Ghana to use her teaching and sign language skills to educate orphans. For Global Activsm, we hear from Shelley and Skokie teacher, Jennifer Ciok from Oliver McCracken Middle School. Jen was so inspired by Shelley's work that shepartnered her group, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.) with Shelley.