Indonesia is set to execute several drug offenders this week, the majority of them foreign nationals. Jeffrey Winters explains what the is the political ambition behind this war on drugs. We also talk with Stephen Eisenman about the fading out of animal acts in circus shows and the overall animal rights legislation.
It's Thursday! That means it's time for our Global Activism segment. Each Thursday, we talk with a person who decided to make the world a better place.Today, we catch up with one of our Global Activists, Maribeth Joy, executive director of CircEsteem.
Most kids love the circus but not everyone gets the chance to actually learn how to juggle or ride a unicycle. So a former Ringling Brothers clown decided to start an organization called CircEsteem that would use circus arts to help kids from diverse backgrounds build better self-esteem.