Global Activist and policy graduate, Tricia Martinez founded “Basic Transfer” to realize her vision to utilize technology for basic cash transfers, lifting women and their children out of extreme poverty. She's back from Uganda and will share how the trip changed her mission and goals, even down to her group’s new name, “Shift”.
Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee continue to defend the release of the CIA torture report. Alfred McCoy, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, joins us to discuss the fallout from last week's disclosures.
The second round of climate talks are wrapping up in Lima, Peru. We talk to Jack Cushman of Inside Climate News about what still needs to be accomplished before the final round of talks in Paris next year.
A report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on the CIA's use of torture found the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" did not get detainees to provide critical information. We'll discuss the report with Katherine Hawkins. Her organization had advocated for the report's release.