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Legal Highs

It was once a declared goal of the United Nations to ensure the world is drug-free by 2008. But the war against drugs has failed. The business in illegal drugs is lucrative, with global trade currently worth more than 380 billion Euros a year. Then there is the complex fight against so-called "legal highs", that can be ordered easily online and delivered to your door.

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Blue-collar workers are paying the price for China's economic growth and technological progress; a South African entrepreneur is boosting inclusion for wheelchair-users.

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The descendants of Africans who were enslaved and brought to the US return to their ancestors' continent. Bees give Americans in the Coal Belt new hope. And at an informal settlement in the Kenyan capital, residents try to bring life back to the Nairobi River.

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This week's show is all about food. In industrialized countries, millions of tons of it are thrown away every year, while elsewhere people are malnourished or starving. In city gardens in Quito, the poorest are now gaining access to fresh produce.

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