Worldview: May 3, 2018 | WBEZ
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Worldview Podcast

Gaza And The 'Two-State Solution,' New Play Tells Story Of Syrian Refugees, And Global Activism

On today's show: 

  • Palestinian protesters have participated in what organizers call “The Great March of Return” along Gaza’s border with Israel. So far, Israeli forces have shot and killed 45 people, including four children, and two journalists. We get an American-Jewish perspective on the crisis from Peter Beinart, associate professor of journalism and political science at City University of New York (CUNY).
  • “Lost and Guided” is a play that tells the story of four Syrian refugees. We hear about an upcoming reading of the play at Chicago’s Goodman Theater. 
  • Global Activism: The Save A Mother organization is dropping maternal mortality rates India. We speak with Madhuvanti Ghose, associate curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan, and Islamic Art at Art Institute Chicago. She discusses her recent visit to a village in India, being helped by Save a Mother.

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