The Greek prime minister met with the country’s Eurozone creditors in Brussels Wednesday and through the night to try and negotiate the terms of a final loan agreement for its international bailout. We discuss the international politics at play as Greece appears to move toward a final debt agreement.
One-third of the world's visually-impaired people are in India, according to the World Health Organization. Manu Vora is founder of Blind Foundation for India. We first spoke with him in 2008. For our Global Activism segment, Manu is back to update us on BFI’s work to provide aid and support to the tens of millions of India’s blind and visually impaired.
Worldview continues its “Global Activism in India” series with a visit to the mountains of Udaipur, India. Manish Jain grew up in Willowbrook, IL and went to Ivy League schools. But then, he felt compelled to give back to his ancestral India. So he and a group of friends moved to India to found Swaraj University. The school includes an urban youth center and a biodiverse ashram. We talk with Jain and Swaraj co-founder Reva Dandage.
We talk about Israel's new government with Gideon Rahat. Polish Chicagoans voting on Polish Elections with Dan Pogorelski and Wojciech Wloch and Pravah, an NGO to help India youth overcome caste and sexism.