Israel says it has shot down a drone launched by Hamas. The death toll is Gaza has reached at least 170 as Israel continued its airstrikes as part of Operation Protective Edge. We'll discuss the ongoing conflict with J.J. Goldberg, editor-at-large for The Jewish Daily Forward.
Delta and American Airlines are cutting back flights to Venezuela amidst a water shortage there and possible U.S. sanctions for human rights abuses.[View the story "Worldview: Possible US sanctions on Venezuela" on Storify]
For Global Activism, we talk with Ann Avery. She and her husband founded Worldview Education and Care after they witnessed the plight of young people in the Meru district of northern Tanzania. Among many services, the group helps Tanzanians through providing scholarships for child and adult education, including living expenses and medical care as well as supporting an orphanage. We also talk with group supporter, Susie Rheault.
A never before contacted group of indigenous people from Peru has been forced from their land by illegal logging. They are now facing contact with Brazilian indigenous tribes, which could lead to a deadly health and violence risk.
The Japanese government has decided to change the way it interprets Article 9 of the constitution. Before, Japan was only allowed to defend itself. Now it can also defend friends and allies under attack. We'll find out what's behind the shift in policy.