Scottish High Court Rules Against UK Parliamentary Suspension; Nonprofit Brings Solar Power To Hurricane-Ravaged Bahamas; Reminiscing With Former Worldview Producer Alexandra Salomon; Global Notes: Previewing the Chicago World Music Festival

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to apprentices as he visits the NLV Pharos, a lighthouse tender moored on the river Thames, to mark London International Shipping Week in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons for suspending Parliament just weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to apprentices as he visits the NLV Pharos, a lighthouse tender moored on the river Thames, to mark London International Shipping Week in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons for suspending Parliament just weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union. Daniel Leal-Olivas / AP
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to apprentices as he visits the NLV Pharos, a lighthouse tender moored on the river Thames, to mark London International Shipping Week in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons for suspending Parliament just weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to apprentices as he visits the NLV Pharos, a lighthouse tender moored on the river Thames, to mark London International Shipping Week in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons for suspending Parliament just weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union. Daniel Leal-Olivas / AP

Scottish High Court Rules Against UK Parliamentary Suspension; Nonprofit Brings Solar Power To Hurricane-Ravaged Bahamas; Reminiscing With Former Worldview Producer Alexandra Salomon; Global Notes: Previewing the Chicago World Music Festival

On today’s show:

  • Scottish and English high courts came to differing opinions on whether UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson legally suspended Parliament.
  • We get an update on relief efforts in the Bahamas.
  • Former Worldview producer Alexandra Salomon joins us to talk about how the show affected her own global consciousness.
  • Vocalo’s Catalina Maria Johnson previews the Chicago World Music Festival.