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"Global 3000" is Deutsche Welle's weekly magazine that explores the intersection of global development and the environmental and social conditions of the diverse cultures of the world. In each program, host Michaela Kufner presents three to four video-rich segments that profile a different part of the planet where man's quest for economic and industrial strength is jeopardizing the ecosystems and the social and economic structures of people thousands of miles away. The program not only documents where those struggles are taking place - but how some groups and individuals are finding solutions to the growing problems of global development.
Openly living a homosexual lifestyle is still considered taboo in many places. On the Ivory Coast, it's not expressly forbidden, but people in the LGBTQ community are persecuted. Taiwan's Constitutional Court recently announced that in the future, homosexual marriages will be recognized equally with traditional ones. But there's a long path ahead before society really accepts it.
Take a look at the state of democracy worldwide, starting with a trip to meet activist Srda Popovic. His nonviolent protest contributed to a groundswell of opinion that eventually toppled Serbian autocrat Slobodan Milosevic.