Global Activism: Group ‘Trees That Feed’ Restoring Land and Feeding the Hungry, Can We Solve the Mass Migration “Crisis”?

GREECE AID WORKERS TRIAL
In this Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 file photo, Salam Aldeen, from a Copenhagen-based charity organization, carries two babies as Syrian refugees arrive on an overcrowded dinghy after crossing from Turkey to the island of Lesbos, Greece. Aldeen is one of five members of international aid groups from Spain and Denmark that have been cleared Monday, May 7, 2018 in court on charges of attempting to illegally bring migrants into Lesbos island, Greece. Petros Giannakouris / AP Photo
GREECE AID WORKERS TRIAL
In this Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 file photo, Salam Aldeen, from a Copenhagen-based charity organization, carries two babies as Syrian refugees arrive on an overcrowded dinghy after crossing from Turkey to the island of Lesbos, Greece. Aldeen is one of five members of international aid groups from Spain and Denmark that have been cleared Monday, May 7, 2018 in court on charges of attempting to illegally bring migrants into Lesbos island, Greece. Petros Giannakouris / AP Photo

Global Activism: Group ‘Trees That Feed’ Restoring Land and Feeding the Hungry, Can We Solve the Mass Migration “Crisis”?

On Today's Show:

  • In 2008, Mary McLaughlin, her husband Mike, and her brother, Paul, established the not-for-profit Trees That Feed.The foundation has planted more than 16,000 fruit-bearing trees to feed people, create jobs, and help the environment. 
  • In her book Can We Solve the Migration Crisis?, Jacqueline Bhabha, a professor of Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, uses philosophy to justify her claim that aiding and assisting refugees is not only an obligation that foreign governments must uphold, but is also the morally right thing to do.