Turkey shoots down a Russian Jet, Mauricio Macri's promises of financial reform take him to the summit in Argentina, and we look at an organization using house parties to spread energy-efficiency awareness.
Kurdish Pershmerga forces take back the town of Sinjar from ISIS, and we discuss the western world's strategy after the Paris attacks. Also, a panel of experts join us to discuss the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
We get an update on the Sonia Shah Organization from the late Sonia Shah's mother and organization co-director Iram Shah, and Daniel Alarcon joins us to discuss his latest graphic novel. Also, historian John Schmidt teaches us about the events behind Guy Fawkes Day.
We speak with legendary comedian John Cleese, who shares some stories about his life and work. Then musician Sam Amidon plays reworked traditional music for us on his guitar and banjo. And we talk to Worldview host Jerome McDonnell as part of our ongoing WBEZ 25th anniversary celebration.
We examine the impact crowdfunding is having in the refugee crisis, a professor intorduces students to Buddhist principles at the University of Pennsylvania, and we catch up with Marc Gold of '100 Friends'.