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.
Park Geun-hye was inaugurated as South Korea’s first female president on Monday. Human Rights Watch reveals possible abuses by Mexico's former leadership. Italy's elections see a narrow victory for the left, but a spectacular showing for an upstart movement.
As the planet gets smaller - at least in terms of the non-stop flow of information about the seven billion or so inhabitants - our anxiety grows. As the world feels smaller, so do we. It is more difficult to see how individual contributions help those in need.
The United Nations identifies people suspected of war crimes in Syria's brutal civil war. One college professor discusses his research into sex trafficking on the Internet. In France, school reform measures are prompting debate. A film festival focusing on peace and nonviolence comes to Chicago.
Protesters took to the streets of Tunisia after the country’s ruling political party, Ennahda, rejected a proposal to dissolve the government. One filmmaker brings us a documentary on Somalia's pirate culture. Worldview gives you tips for your international weekend.