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What in the World
A hard-hitting television documentary series that seeks to raise greater public awareness of global economic inequalities and human rights violations.
Due to its geographical location, Juarez is a major staging point in the trafficking of drugs to the US.
Explore how this seemingly never-ending conflict impacts on the people of North Kivu.
For over 24 years, East Timor (now known as Timor Leste) endured a crushing occupation inflicted on them by neighboring Indonesia on the pretext of the fight against communism.
This episode describes a country's transformation out of a famine memorably described by BBC journalist Michael Buerk as “the closest thing to hell on Earth.”
Timber is one of this country’s biggest natural resources. Hence the existence of wholesale illegal logging, irrespective of the consequences to the local environment.
Against the seething anger of the people of Jeju, the construction of a naval base on what locals consider the sacred Gureombi Rock on Jeju Island now seems unstoppable. But equally unstoppable is the sheer determination of the people in this fishing village to continue their resistance. Primarily for use by the United States military, the base will extend U.S. presence in the region and be a thorn in the side of the North Korean regime.
Timber is one of this country’s biggest natural resources and the source of great potential wealth. Hence the existence of wholesale illegal logging, irrespective of the consequences to the local environment. This has led concerned parties to set up the Olancho Environmental Movement. This organization has mobilized to protect these forests, at some risk to its members, like Rene Gradiz, whose testimony is disturbing in the extreme.
Russia was once the bedrock of both the reviled and revered Soviet Union, until its sudden and unexpected collapse in 1991. Remarkably the spectre of Cold War that hung over this vast country for so long has suddenly re-appeared. Russia might be resurgent now but has the country changed from the inside? With a focus on human rights, this film explores the complexity of contemporary Russian life.
The jubilation that marked the birth of the South Sudanese nation brought no respite to its people. 2 million died and 4 million were displaced in the civil war with Sudan in the lead-up to the 2005 peace agreement. Formal independence came on July 9th, 2011 following a referendum in which more than 98 percent of the population voted for independence. Then things fell apart.
According to the World Health Organization, more than a billion people or 15 percent of the world's population experience a disability. And as the world's population ages, that figure is set to rise. A staggering 80 percent of this population lives in developing countries, where services are generally inadequate to meet their needs.
Despite a robust disability rights movement and a shift towards inclusion, stigma and discrimination continue to mark many disabled people's lives.
Undernutrition in the first 3 years of a child's life is a common but preventable crisis in certain countries. A baby's mental and physical development can be irreversibly damaged after 2 years of undernutrition. However, it is a condition from which an estimated 200 million children worldwide suffer and is believed to contribute to 3.5 million child deaths annually. In this program a number of child-specific health care interventions in Uganda are evaluated.
The two-mile Pelican Bluffs Trail has recently opened along the sandstone bluffs of Mendocino County.KCET Original
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Watch host, Elizabeth Espinosa, share the history of immigration policy in the United States.KCET Original
Sami Yaffa travels to the emerald green island of Ireland.KCET Original
In May 1968, Paris was home to protests that questioned the French social reality, a mentality that grew into a global movement.KCET Original
About 800 determined young Chinese men and women pile aboard a ship to witness the marriages of nine LGBT couples.
Sami Yaffa travels to the emerald green island of Ireland.
George heads Down Under during fire season to see if climate change is slowly causing Australia to become uninhabitable.
"American Dreamers" follows the journey of a group of five undocumented youth and an ally who risk their freedom by publicly coming out as undocumented and walking 3,000 miles across America's heartland to organize for immigrant rights.
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