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S1 E45: Homeland

Homeland

Berlin was Holocaust headquarters — but for young Israeli Jews it’s the paragon of cool. Eric Campbell tracks one of the odder modern migrations.

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Venezuela Undercover

It's got more oil than any country on the planet but its people eat garbage and gangsters rule. Defying a media ban, Eric Campbell goes undercover in the onetime socialist idyll of Venezuela.

  • 2019-11-12T20:00:00-08:00
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It Doesn't Happen to People Like Me

Thousands of travelers, many of them young Australians, are flocking to the Amazon to chase the highs of the ayahuasca plant. Tragically, some never return. Hamish Macdonald visits to investigate the death of one individual.

 

  • 2019-11-12T20:30:00-08:00
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Saving Venice

The “Floating City” is sinking under rising seas and the weight of mass tourism. Now Venice’s residents are fighting to reclaim it, as Samantha Hawley reports.

Tipping Point

China sent the world's recycling industry into a spin when it banned most waste imports. Now it’s tackling a home-grown rubbish crisis. Bill Birtles looks at China’s own war on waste and asks: is it winning?

The Oasis

A radical experiment in democracy and women’s rights is under way in the old badlands of Islamic State. But as Yaara Bou Melhem reports, it could be crushed in an instant.

Climate Hackers

They sound like science fiction, but radical remedies to slow global warming are on the way. Eric Campbell goes in search of crazy brave ideas to save the world.

On Top of the World

Is the world going mad when Greenlanders fight drought and brushfires and catch warm water fish? A decade after discovering a farming boom in Greenland, Eric Campbell returns to see how locals are facing up to climate change.

  • 2019-11-19T20:00:00-08:00
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The Baby Trade

A cruel trade is tearing baby orangutans from their jungle homes to be sold abroad. Samantha Hawley gets a smuggler’s story - and meets the warriors risking their lives to save the great apes from extinction.

  • 2019-11-19T20:30:00-08:00
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Running Amok

This is no armchair spectator sport. David Lipson ventures into the fanatical, often deadly, arena of Indonesian soccer.

The Promised Land

Two young men escape the misery of Manus Island to forge new lives in North America. Reporter Eric Tlozek charts their progress and their pitfalls over 18 months.

Redneck Revolt

A year into Donald Trump’s presidency resurgent white supremacists are preaching hate. Now left- wing activists are hitting back with their own shock tactics. Stephanie March goes inside a controversial radical group.

  • 2019-11-26T20:00:00-08:00
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The New Italian Job

The old is new. Ditching conventional careers, a generation of hip young Italians is rediscovering the grand tradition of “Made in Italy”. Hamish Macdonald takes an exhilarating road trip to meet the Italians building up a new reputation for handcrafted cheese, shoes and wine.

  • 2019-11-26T20:30:00-08:00
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High Steaks

Is Silicon Valley killing the American cowboy? And what does a $100 chicken nugget taste like? Foreign Correspondent crosses the US to find answers, meeting the cattlemen, lawmakers and west-coast starts-ups who are locked in a high stakes battle over the future of our food.

Homage to Barcelona

Reporter Eric Campbell was living in Barcelona when the Spanish state cracked down on its 2017 independence vote, clubbing voters & firing rubber bullets. Eric explores how this cultural capital suddenly became a war zone.

The Love Boat

Matthew Carney reports on a determined group of young Chinese men and women taking action against China’s anti-gay laws. Shanghai has seen thousands of cruise ships come and go, but perhaps never one like this. About 800 special invitees are piling aboard the ship to witness the marriages of nine LGBT couples in a brazen statement against China’s law and traditional family values.

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One Love

Jamaica's rich music heritage got hijacked by a vicious and violent brand of homophobia. But along came a new generation of artists who, with a little help from the internet, are wresting it back.

  • 2019-12-03T20:30:00-08:00
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Motherland

Ukraine is the new ‘go-to’ destination for couples desperate to be parents. But our investigation uncovers an industry out of control that exploits surrogate mothers and leaves babies abandoned.

Death Metal Diplomacy

Is Taiwan the region’s next and perhaps bigger flashpoint? As protestors in Hong Kong take to the streets to fight the rising power of China, a younger generation of Taiwanese is also confronting an increasingly hardline attitude from its nearest neighbour.

Not Everyone Needs A Goat

Matt Brown reports on a radical cash experiment that challenges some deep-rooted notions of charity — and may hold the seeds of a revolution in social welfare.

  • 2019-12-10T20:00:00-08:00
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Tiny Estonia is digging in against potential attacks from its giant neighbor Russia. And it's employing defenses far more creative than guns and boots on the ground.

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