For Global Activism, we talk with Mariana Cuceu She overcame severe physical disabilities to form the Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity. It provides aid and care to orphaned and disabled children in Romania. And we’ll hear Romanian Christmas carols sung by the Bel Canto Choir of Saints Constantine and Helen Romanian Orthodox Church.
We'll check in with Alberto Coll in Havana, Cuba to find out how Cubans feel about yesterday's historic decision to re-establish diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba.[View the story "Worldview: What's next for the U.S. and Cuba" on Storify]
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.