The US has stepped up drone attacks in Yemen as embassies across the region are closed and the US evacuates all personnel from Yemen and criticism of civilian deaths resulting from drone attacks continue to mount. We speak with UK based award winning investigative journalist Chris Woods

Feeling the heat in the lead up to the 4th week of the California Prisoners Hunger Strike, California Prison authorities in a LAT opinion piece claimed that the hunger strike is simply a ploy by prison gangs to retain power. Meanwhile the Supreme Court has yet again ordered Governor Brown to implement the order to release prisoners to ease overcrowding and inhumane conditions in the prisons. Carol Strickman an attorney with Legal Services for prisoners with children and a member of the mediation team for the hunger strike is our guest.

ON World Possibilities | August 8, 2013 | 5:00 am

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod

The US has stepped up drone attacks in Yemen as embassies across the region are closed and the US evacuates all personnel from Yemen and criticism of civilian deaths resulting from drone attacks continue to mount. We speak with UK based award winning investigative journalist Chris Woods

Feeling the heat in the lead up to the 4th week of the California Prisoners Hunger Strike, California Prison authorities in a LAT opinion piece claimed that the hunger strike is simply a ploy by prison gangs to retain power. Meanwhile the Supreme Court has yet again ordered Governor Brown to implement the order to release prisoners to ease overcrowding and inhumane conditions in the prisons. Carol Strickman an attorney with Legal Services for prisoners with children and a member of the mediation team for the hunger strike is our guest.

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