Why Climate Change Is A Bigger Threat To U.S. Than Terrorism, Guatemala’s President Facing Down Congress And Courts, Inaugural Meeting Of The Parliament of the World's Religions, And Cambodia’s Crackdown On Free Speech And The Media
On today's show:
- Historian Juan Cole draws attention to what he believes to be a more urgent threat to the U.S. than terrorism — climate change.
- We talk about corruption in Guatemala after the country’s High Court approved a measure to strip immunity from President Jimmy Morales.
- Historian John Schmidt tells us about the inaugural meeting of the Parliament of the World's Religions.
- We discuss the future of free speech in Cambodia after a huge tax bill pressured a well-respected independent English newspaper, The Cambodia Daily, to close down.