One Man, One City, Three Evictions | Link TV
One Man, One City, Three Evictions
Rio de Janeiro has experienced several waves of development in the past century. For Altair Guimaraes the changes have affected him directly. Brought up in a favela, he has been evicted three times as a result of Rio’s developments. As Brazil tries to gain global recognition and increase tourism, locals like Altair are forced to relocate despite property titles. Now, their struggles are becoming a symbol of a global phenomenon.
The women featured in this episode are giving a new meaning to the term “women’s work.”
As rebels hand over weapons, an entire generation of Colombians are emerging from the conflict to rebuild their nation.
A glimpse into the lives of immigrants living in refugee camps reveals their hunger for human rights and an opportunity to start over.
Immigrants around the world face unbelievable challenges on their journey searching for a new place to call home.
Discover how community leaders are adjusting, engaging with the international community and seeking innovative methods to find sustainable ways of living.
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More than a political buzzword, refugees are real people with real fears driving their decisions, and they take great risks to protect their families. A glimpse into the lives of immigrants living in refugee camps reveals their hunger for human rights and an opportunity to start over.
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Climate change affects us all, and less-developed communities, that are more closely tied to the land, often suffer more directly from environmental transformation. The changes include dramatic fluctuation of water sources, diminishing crop yields, and failure of long-held farming techniques. Discover how community leaders are adjusting, engaging with the international community and seeking innovative methods and new technologies to find sustainable ways of living.
Immigrants around the world face unbelievable challenges on their journey searching for a new place to call home. While much of the reporting focuses on the backlash refugees face from their new host nations, many communities are opening their arms and minds.
Background image: Feryal Aldahash looks down on her third daughter Valgerour Halla at their home in Reykjavik, Iceland. January 8 2017. | Thomson Reuters Foundation/Filippo Brachetti
People all over the world are confronting traditional norms around gender and sexuality that are difficult to break. Despite opposition and discrimination from their communities, these people are armed with the courage to truly be themselves. The small steps people take to assert their role in society, can result in major leaps for future generations.
The Jewish Delis of Los Angeles serve an important role for connecting heritage to food. Discover the delis that make up the fabric of Los Angeles life.KCET Original
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Tobe Nwigwe, Ana Tijoux, Khruangbin, Sibusile Xaba, Kristin Anna, Young Juvenile Youth and Bairoa.KCET Original
Looking into the bank's "special branch" record of wrecking debtors' businesses convinces Mads and Alf and even their boss, but they still lack proof.KCET Original
Mads and Alf unravel the corrupt practices at Nova Bank, not realizing that their boss Nanna is reporting their findings to Nova's chairman, the very man they are trying to bring down.
The story of 104-year-old activist David Goodall’s last days in Europe as he farewells family and campaigns for the right to die.
Stuart Ramsay travels to Mexico, where newly released figures indicate 2017 has been the deadliest year in the country's history.
In Chicago, a poet/rapper, a mural artist, an actor/writer and a footwork dance crew empower their communities to fight the city’s segregation problem.
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