With the centennial of the Armenian genocide around the corner, the international community is bringing light to the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire. We talk to Peter Balakian about the rhetoric behind this international debate. Refugee One also joins us on the show to talk about the growing number of Syrian refugees and we host our monthly EcoMyths segment.
Twenty years ago today marks the beginning of one of the worst genocides of the 20th century. Estimates put the dead from the 100-day slaughter at close to one million people. We deconstruct what happened with former General Romeo Dallaire, head of U.N.
President Viktor Yanukovych returned to work in Ukraine on Monday after taking a four-day sick leave. Despite his absence, protesters continued to demand his resignation. We'll get an update from Kiev.
It’s Columbus Day. Over the years, Columbus Day has become something of a Rorschach test on what you think about our history with Native Americans or First Nations peoples. There are lots of places today where indigenous cultures are fighting to survive.