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Global Politics

Education in Libya After Gaddafi

In the aftermath of the Libyan revolution, one thing that needs to be addressed is education. Not only are schools being purged of The Green Book, but lots of subjects need to be revamped and modernized. Don Duncan reports.

Global Politics

Norman Borlaug's life and legacy

PRI's The World speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of Norman Borlaug, a scientist whose work developing high-yield crops earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.

Conflict & Justice

Haitian orphans

Dixie Bickel runs an orphanage about 15 miles out of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince. She has over 150 children to look after and like many others in the country she is now waiting for help to arrive. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Dixie.

Global Politics

Iran's population plan

Environmental journalist Fred Pearce says women all over the world are consciously chosing to have fewer kids, including Iran. Now Iran has a plan to boost its population. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Conflict & Justice

Polygamy case in Canada

A court in British Columbia is hearing arguments in a case that could invalidate Canada's anti-polygamy laws. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details on the case from Daphne Bramham, a reporter with the Vancouver Sun newspaper.

Global Politics

Norman Borlaug's life and legacy

PRI's The World speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of Norman Borlaug, a scientist whose work developing high-yield crops earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.

Conflict & Justice

Haitian orphans

Dixie Bickel runs an orphanage about 15 miles out of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince. She has over 150 children to look after and like many others in the country she is now waiting for help to arrive. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Dixie.

Global Politics

Iran's population plan

Environmental journalist Fred Pearce says women all over the world are consciously chosing to have fewer kids, including Iran. Now Iran has a plan to boost its population. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Conflict & Justice

Polygamy case in Canada

A court in British Columbia is hearing arguments in a case that could invalidate Canada's anti-polygamy laws. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details on the case from Daphne Bramham, a reporter with the Vancouver Sun newspaper.