Today on Worldview:
- The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has made significant gains in local elections throughout Germany while running on a strong anti-immigrant platform. We discuss the country’s far-right politics with Kai Arzheimer, a professor of political science at the University of Mainz. \
- A ‘Clean Jobs Bill’ is moving its way through the Illinois General Assembly. We talk with two advocates in favor of the bill. Steve Clemmer is director of energy research and analysis and Jessica Collingsworth is Midwest energy policy analyst for the Union of Concerned Scientists.
- A new concept album entitled “The Long Road” pairs artists like Robert Plant and Tinariwen with refugees in the UK to tell their story. On Global Notes, we speak with Reuben Koroma, founder and bandleader of Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars, who helped organize the project alongside the British Red Cross.