Last week Sweden recognized Palestine as a state. This week, the Israeli government approved plans to build new homes in East Jerusalem.Jeremy Ben-Ami, founder and president of J Street, joins us to discuss what the latest developments mean for the peace process.
We discuss Reboot Illinois, which allows people to voice their concerns regarding policy and lawmakers in Illinois. And, State Senator David Kohler explains how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are being dealt with in your supermarket.
Big agribusiness companies claim their genetically modified seeds offer effective solutions to feeding the planet. But there’s growing concern over such technological trade-offs. The situation is especially desperate in India, where an epidemic of farmer suicides has claimed over a quarter-million lives in the last 17 years.