May 10, 2012 | 9:40Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 Audio
Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 May 10, 2012 | 9:40Reporter Laura Lynch is in Syria, where the ongoing conflict between armed opposition factions and the Syrian government has produced a a country full of rabbitholes, all of them full. Outside of the capital Damascus, gunfire's replacing artillery fire in cities like Homs as the nature of the conflict starts to shift.
Jun 13, 2012 | 13:52Dispatches Dispatches: Gees Bend The Crossing Audio
Dispatches Dispatches: Gees Bend The Crossing Jun 13, 2012 | 13:52Winner 2001 Amnesty International Canada's Broadcast Media) is Bruce Edwards' story of a mostly-black and a mostly-white town on opposite sides of the Alabama River - and plans to restore a ferry that was shut down during civil-rights protests in the 60s.
Feb 23, 2012 | 12:01Dispatches Laura Stachel's Solar Suitcase - Feb. 23, 2012 Audio
Dispatches Laura Stachel's Solar Suitcase - Feb. 23, 2012 Feb 23, 2012 | 12:01Laura Stachel, an American doctor, was in the middle of surgery when the power went out in the Nigerian operating room. She had a flashlight, but she couldn't help thinking there was a better solution. With husband Hal Aronson, she came up with something called the Solar Suitcase. Laura joined us while unpacking one in a maternity clinic in another part of Africa to explain how it's providing lifesaving light.