In Syria, it’s the second day of a massive general strike that's designed to further cripple President Assad’s regime. Worldview has a rare conversation with one of the strike’s organizers, Osama Nassar, who's currently in hiding.
Congress is close to passing a defense bill with a provision that would allow Americans suspected of terrorism to be detained indefinitely. Worldview’s human rights contributor Doug Cassel explains the implications.
The disputed region of Kashmir has long been a flashpoint for strained relations between India and Pakistan. And the recent discovery of 6,000 bodies in unmarked graves in Kashmir’s India-administered area has underscored the conflict’s human toll.
Kevin Martin, who's worked for years in Chicago on arms control issues, now heads Peace Action, the largest peace and justice organization in the country. He joins us to talk about social movements and today’s potential for political change.