Scholars’ Circle special. In the week before (July 1st. ) the ten year anniversary of the International Criminal Court. We spend the hour assessing how far we’ve come in protecting human rights and what else can be done. What are some of ICC’s strengths and weaknesses? [ dur. 58 mins. ] Samuel Moyn, Prof. of [...]
Archive for June, 2012
Nxt wk is the 10 yr anniv. of the Intnl Crim Crt. How far have we come in protecting human rights? Tmrrow noon The Scholars’ Circle.
Seg. one: Secret heroes. We look at lesser known people who have shaped the world. With Paul Martin, author of Secret Heros ; journalist. [ dur. 16 mins.] Seg. two: A lock down in Tibet continues, with six more monks burning themselves as acts of protests. We speak with a scholar who just returned from [...]
Will Allen talks about the Good Food Revolution, a movement dedicated to equitable and sustainable food, and creating just world one food secure community at a time. With Will Allen, author of Good Food Revolution , founder of Growing Power. [ dur. 25 mins. ] And on The Scholars’ Circle, we dissect the conflict in Syria, [...]
Seg. 1: Two Isreali women, one Jewish, one Palestinian, are working together to sage peace in the region. With Taghrit Shabita, human rights lawyer, peace activist; Dafna Bnai, activist, Machsom Watch. [ dur. 20 mins. ] Seg.2: What role do media play in the success or failure of the peace process? A look at the media [...]