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In this week's UpFront, Hassan challenges author and Harvard professor Steven Pinker on his new book, "Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress," in which he argues that data shows the world is becoming a better place.
And in the Arena, journalist Afua Hirsch and Claire Fox, author and director of the U.K.-based think-tank the Academy of Ideas, discuss racism in the United Kingdom, and the kind of conversations needed to address it.
A look at the #MeToo campaign, which has been criticized for excluding certain voices, is being received outside of the West.
In 2006, the slogan #MeToo started as a movement by American activist Tarana Burke as a way to show solidarity with victims of sexual assault. That slogan went viral overnight in the wake of Hollywood's Harvey Weinstein scandal last October, which prompted women around the world to break a lot of the silence around sexual assault and harassment and began to share their stories, with more than 12 million posts on Facebook in just 24 hours.
"UpFront" interviews former war crimes prosecutor Carla del Ponte, who last year quit the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria in protest, saying that justice for Syria’s victims was not possible.
This episode of "Upfront" includes an interview with a Uighur refugee, and a debate on whether data theft, interference and illegal spending tainted the Brexit referendum.
In this week's Special Interview, Uighur activist and president of the Uyghur American Association, Ilshat Hassan, discusses China's detention of religious minorities, and the effect it has had on him and his family.
"Upfront" quizzes the Malaysia's former deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and speaks with investigative journalist Seymour Hersh.
"Follow the Money" explores corruption and politics in the pursuit of wealth.KCET Original
As an impeachment inquiry gathers steam, the U.S. president remains defiant, calling on Ukraine and China to investigate his election rival Joe Biden.KCET Original
Syrian Kurds protest after U.S. forces withdraw from northern Syria, Democrats subpoena the Pentagon and the White House budget office, Iraq’s president condemns attacks on protestors and climate activists block streets all over the world.KCET Original
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Researcher/inventor Paul Stamets illuminates how fungi offer uniquely powerful, practical solutions we can implement now to boost the biosphere’s immune system.KCET Original
A young Iranian woman wants to become an astronaut, while her traditional family will do anything to keep her on the ground.
The U.S. will send more troops and an air defense system to Saudi Arabia to bolster security against Iran.
Turkey pounds Kurdish forces in northeast Syria; Two businessmen who helped President Trump’s lawyer are arrested; Indigenous protestors in Ecuador capture eight police officers; Iranian women are allowed to watch a football match in a stadium for the fir
A Sicilian family is put in jeopardy when they decide to help a migrant family.