FROM Bill Benenson
Bill Benenson On His New Documentary “The Hadza” The first humans learned to live off the land as hunter-gatherers in the Rift Valley of East Africa. Our species has evolved in many ways since then, but the Hazda tribe is still living the same way in the same place—50,000 years later. The Hazda: Last of the First was produced and directed by Bill Benenson, an award winning documentary and feature-film maker, whose works range from Dirt! The Movie to Boulevard Nights.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.