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S1 E42: To Burn or Not to Burn?

To Burn Or Not to Burn?

There’s a new push in Australia to build incinerators to burn our waste. Is this the way to go? Foreign Correspondent sends Craig Reucassel to Sweden to investigate.

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The Power of Falun Gong

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Stolen Children

In a powerful and moving journey, Indonesian correspondent Anne Barker follows Alis Sumiaputra and a group of Timor-born adults as they return to their country of birth to reunite with their families. For Alis, there is pain, guilt, joy and an awakening.

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No Justice, No Peace

What began as a hashtag seven years ago has transformed into a global movement for justice for black people. Sally Sara reports on # BlackLivesMatter, the force galvanising the rage and grief triggered by George Floyd’s death.

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Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates are back in the Caribbean, leading to kidnappings, shootings and robberies. As Venezuela collapses next door, pressure on this tiny nation is mounting.

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The Doctor Vs The President

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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.

The War Next Door

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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.