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.
They’ve lived in complete isolation from the modern world for centuries. But now, for the second time six weeks, a group of previously-unknown indigenous Indians emerged from the forest along the Peru-Brazil border. As their ancestral homeland is threatened, we meet a man who is often the first outsider to make contact with such indigenous peoples and find out what governments are doing to protect their rights.
- Ari Hershowitz Director, BioGems Projects, Latin America, Natural Resources Defense Council
- Jonathan Mazower Campaigns Coordinator, Survival International
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