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.
All this week, WBEZ is looking at Rahm Emanuel’s first 100 days as Chicago mayor.One of Emanuel’s pledges is to push for the creation of the city’s first bus-rapid-transit line. The idea behind BRT is to deliver the benefits of rail at a fraction of the cost.
I'm writing today from Ashland, OR, a town of about 20,000 in the beautiful foothills of south central Oregon, not far from Crater Lake National Park. Ashland is home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, kinda-sorta the Stratford Festival of the United States.