Iraqis went to the polls 6 weeks ago, expecting to choose a new government, but it hasn't actually worked out that way. Ahmed Fadaam noticed that people on the street were doing something curious with the campaign posters.
When Israel banned Palestinian students from leaving the Gaza Strip in January, hundreds of young people were trapped, unable to use scholarships already awarded to them. Yahia Abu Hashem was one of them. Also in this show: The Gift Horse
Dick Gordon speaks with Fawzia Suayah as she walks the streets of Libya and talks about her joy over the changes in her country. Dick also talks with Sherif El Magrabe, a Libyan teenager, who is thinking about what revolution means for his generation. Ismail Suayah, Fawzia’s brother and Sherif’s uncle, joins the conversation.
Liz Benjamin has imagined it all as a TV crime writer, but she never thought she'd be pulling plants out of a Dumpster in Santa Monica to rescue them. Liz tells Dick about her nightly patrol of an alley where she has found gorgeous rose bushes and snapdragons.