The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Throughout the 20th century, genocide — from the Holocaust to the Khmer Rouge regime to the Rwandan massacres — has prompted American leaders to vow "never again." But in many cases, the U.S. has been accused of intervening too little, too late. Journalist and human rights advocate Samantha Power traces the history of American response to genocide in her new book. Ms. Power is executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard.
- Samantha Power author and executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard
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