Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Two scholars — one Israeli, one Palestinian — are spending the summer together at the University of Maryland. They’re sharing a house and even a cell phone as part of a “conflict resolution experiment.” They join Kojo to talk about the experiment and the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East.
- Edy Kaufman Senior Research Associate, Center for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland; Former Director of the Peace Research Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- Manuel Hassassian Senior Research Associate, Center for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland; Ambassador and Palestinian General Delegate to the United Kingdom
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