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Worldview Podcast

Remembering John McCain’s Foreign Policy And Political Life; Puerto Ricanstruction: Sustainable Agriculture and Decolonization; Brookfield Zoo on How Your Consumption Habits Push the Pangolin to Extinction

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On Today's Show:

  • Senator John McCain, a perennial voice for interventionist foreign policy in the Senate and two-time presidential candidate, has died after a yearlong struggle with brain cancer. He was 81. Worldview’s Jerome McDonnell spoke with Jacob Weisberg, the editor-in-chief of The Slate Group, who has written about John McCain for decades. 
  • Post Hurricane Maria, eighty percent of Puerto Rico’s agricultural crops had been destroyed according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  • Brookfield Zoo recently kicked off in Chicago an international effort to save from extinction an animal you might not have heard of.

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