Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Shehzad Roy is one of Pakistan’s biggest pop superstars. He’s also Founder of Zindagi Trust, an organization that works to improve primary and secondary education in Pakistan. We'll talk about children's education in Pakistan. Also, cronyism, corruption, and chronic absenteeism by teachers have left Pakistan with 30,000 “ghost” schools. Then, commentator Barry Weisberg tells us where China's at, 60 years after the Cultural Revolution. And, on our Global Notes segment, Jerome and Tony Sarabia listen to Soulico, an Israeli DJ crew that fuses Middle Eastern music with raggaeton and American hip hop.
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