We discuss the political shift of Europe to the right. A female baseball player from an unlikely country makes history. And, an update on Nicaraguan laborers suffering from kidney disease from La Isla Foundation.
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.
Art historian Joan DeJean examines how the Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes dominated cultural life in France and revolutionized not only literature, music and the fine arts, but all the decorative arts as well - from furniture and clothing to candlesticks and clocks.
At first blush, it might seem as though France and the U.S. take similar approaches to reproductive rights. But in France, abortion has moved outside the political realm and into accepted medical practice.
How about something on the impending NATO summit that's free of controversy? For the next three days, blogger John Schmidt will dish out summaries of how the peoples from the 28 countries each did their part to build Chicago.
As the presidential election in France approaches this Sunday, Socialist candidate Francois Hollande is only slightly ahead of current president and conservative party leader Nikolas Sarkozy. Sophie Meunier, co-director of the EU program at Princeton University, joins Worldview to discuss.