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.
The story a Palestinian community organizer who united Fatah, Hamas and Israelis in an unarmed movement to save his village from destruction by the Israeli security barrier.
- Ayed Morrar employee at the Palestinian Interior Ministry and co-founder of the Popular Committee Against the Wall
- Ronit Avni founder and executive director of Just Vision, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations and UN Alliance of Civilizations Global Expert.
- Julia Bacha director/producer/writer of "Budrus." She wrote and co-directed "Encounter Point" and co-wrote and edited "Control Room"
- David Makovsky senior fellow and director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and co-author with Dennis Ross of "Myths, Illusions and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East."
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