Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Independent Lens: Island President-Sun.,April 28 at 10p on WOSU TV
President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives is a man with a bigger problem than any other world leader has ever faced, the literal survival of his country and everyone in it.Â After bringing democracy to the Maldives he must now ensure that his tiny country doesn’t disappear under rising sea levels. That means capturing the attention of global superpowers, forging alliances, persuading the skeptical, and learning the ropes of international political horse-trading. Despite the size of his country and his political challenges at home, Mohamed Nasheed has become one of the leading international voices for urgent action on climate change.