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Famine in East Africa and US Military

On today’s show we talk to Sadia Abdi is the Country Director of ActionAid Somaliland, she is an activist who is passionate about education, women’s rights and good governance, and has been working in the development sector for the past 20 years, and to Marie Clarke, ActionAid USA’s Executive Director. She is a food rights specialist and keen women’s rights advocate. She joined ActionAid in 2010. Prior to this, she was the Deputy Director of Africa Action, the oldest human rights organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on Africa.

With them we talk about the the famine in East Africa.

Then, a review by Wolinsky: Roe at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, a play about the life of Norma McCorvey

 

Followed by an interview of Reese Erlich, winner of a Peabody award and author of Inside Syria: the Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect, his writing can be found online at reeseerilch.com.

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