Hopes for Brazil’s burgeoning economy were high when the World Cup was awarded to the country in 2007. But now many Brazilians accuse the World Cup celebrations of draining $15 billion of Brazil’s resources into the international economy. Sports writer Dave Zirin and Paulo Sotero talk to Jeffrey Brown of PBS Newshour.
A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.
Nancy Sherman explores the psychological and moral burdens borne by those in the U.S. military. Eric Olson discusses the legacy of Hugo Chavez on Venezuela and Latin America.
In foreign policy, understanding how the long-term trajectory of world events and politics relates to present-day decisions is essential. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses the major global trends impacting the next several decades.