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Worldview Podcast

‘A World Without’: Global Freshwater Shortage and Cape Town’s "Day Zero" and Saving our Topsoil & Global Food Supply; Puerto Ricanstruction: Hypnotic Puppetry Connects San Juan And Chicago Puerto Ricans

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On Today's Show: 

  • Cape Town is one of 19 hotspots around the world where water depletion has been the most severe, counting down to “Day Zero” of its water shortage.
  • We continue our Puerto Ricanstruction series and talk about how a Puerto Rico-based theater troupe used hypnotic puppetry to build bridges between Puerto Ricans in Chicago and San Juan.
  • We continue our limited series, “A World Without”, with a discussion on the scarcity of healthy topsoil, vital to our global food supply.

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