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Conflict & Justice

Texas border

Faith talks to University of Texas at Brownsville student Ryan Tauber about the Department of Homeland Security's proposal to build a fence along the U.S. - Mexico border that would bisect his college campus.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Patricia Riggen

Filmmaker Patricia Riggen talks to Faith about her new film "La Misma Luna," which draws attention to issues faced by Mexican immigrants in the United States.

Arts, Culture & Media

Emo bashing

Faith talks to LA Weekly reporter Daniel Hernandez about the recent wave of violence against "emo rock" fans in Mexico.

Science, Tech & Environment

Allergic reaction to climate change

Alaska used to be a great place to live if you have allergies as pollen counts are low on a tundra. But with climate change, n tundra giving way to flora and insects are moving in. Host Bruce Gellerman talks with Jeffrey Demain, founder/director of the Alaska Allergy Asthma and Immunology Center, about climate change and allergy development.

Harvesting water from rooftops

The World's Jason Margolis reports that in many parts of the globe where water is scarce, people are boosting their supply by harvesting rainwater from their rooftops

New route for Cuban exiles

The World's Lorne Matalon reports that Cubans who flee their island for the United States are trying a new route: through Mexico, and Mexican authorities fear a mass exodus of Cubans coming through in coming years.

Mexico's war on drugs

Mexico's battle against drug traffickers is looking increasingly like a real war. The Mexican Army is involved, and traffickers are responsing with brazen attacks. The World's Lorne Matalon has the story from Mexico City.