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S1E8: Not Everyone Wants a Goat

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.

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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.

  • 2019-05-25T00:00:00-07:00
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Space Invaders

A new space race is on, as tech companies rush to launch thousands of tiny satellites that will tell us more about what's happening on our planet than ever before. But will the information be used for good, or for harm?

  • 2019-05-25T00:30:00-07:00
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Life In Kerobokan

"Foreign Correspondent" presents an exclusive look with unprecedented access inside Bali's notorious Kerobokan jail. This episode offers a riveting slice of life inside one our region's notorious prisons.

The Last Eagle Hunters

A spectacular journey into the wilds of Mongolia in search of an ancient, imperiled tradition — the Kazakh golden eagle hunters.

Saving The Big Blue

A band of inspired young Australians are deploying a new weapon against a global scourge — the great gobs of plastic polluting our oceans. Europe Correspondent Lisa Millar tells how they're doing it.

Resist!

It's famed as the city of peace and love, but San Francisco is digging in for a fight over President Trump's order to expel millions of undocumented migrants.

The Big Goal

China is executing a master plan to dominate world football, pumping billions of dollars into buying up foreign players, coaches and entire European clubs, and grooming new generations of its own young stars.

Line in the Sand

The world is running low on sand. It's a basic ingredient in construction — think skyscrapers, shopping malls, roads and windows — and cities are growing faster and bigger than at any time in history.

In India, where the government promises to build the equivalent of a "new Chicago" every year, the demand is insatiable. Its construction industry is said to have tripled its sand consumption since 2000.

Machine Man

He fled Saddam Hussein’s brutality to become detainee #982 in an Australian refugee camp. Now Munjed al-Muderis is a world-leading surgeon giving amputees a second chance at life. Sophie McNeill tells his inspiring story.

  • 2019-06-11T21:00:00-07:00
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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.

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.

 

Happy Birthday Mr President

Vladimir Putin crushes opponents, but a growing army of young Russians is fighting back. Their gift to the strongman on his 65th birthday? A show of defiance and a demand to quit. Eric Campbell reports.

  • 2019-06-18T21:00:00-07:00
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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.

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.