Pentagon Report Expands Justifications For Use Of Nuclear Weapons, Comparing US And World Policies On Pain Relief And Palliative Care, And India’s PUKAR Collective Utilizes Young 'Barefoot Researchers' In Mumbai Slums
On today’s show:
- We discuss a leaked report that says Pentagon officials are exploring new justifications for the use of nuclear weapons and its implications with Joseph Cirincione, president of the Ploughshares Fund, a non-proliferation NGO.
- We’ll talk about medications that you don’t have access to but that could save lives with Diederik Lohman, acting director of the Health and Human Rights Division at Human Rights Watch.
- For our Global Activism segment, we get an update from Anita Patil-Deshmukh — executive director of the Indian research collective PUKAR, which plans to replicate its work in some of Chicago’s most underserved neighborhoods.