“Hadestown" retells the Greek myths of Orpheus and Eurydice, Hades and Persephone in a Great Depression-inspired, post-apocalyptic setting. The show infuses themes of isolationism, worker exploitation and climate change with New Orleans jazz, folk and pop music.
Targeted with arbitrary arrests and detentions in Yemen, women activists escape through Peace Track Initiative, a coordinated network of support that takes referrals on a case-by-case basis depending on the gravity of the threat.
The Earth is warming and changing faster than many climate scientists had predicted, and at times the future looks impossibly grim. A new HBO documentary focuses on the practical and accessible solutions to climate change already at hand.
In a recent public service announcement produced by Mutombo for DR Congo, he speaks directly into the camera and tells viewers that Ebola is real and offers tips on how to prevent it and get treatment.
Since 1974, the island of Cyprus has been divided by a ceasefire "Green Line" that separates the majority-Greek south from the Turkish-occupied north. Now, two friends from both sides of the divide are pressing olives for peace.