Politics & Current Affairs

The Internet of Everything

The Internet of Everything

No longer confined to your computer or your phone, the Internet is now in garbage cans, refrigerators, and the infrastructure of our cities. The future will either be a surveillance nightmare or an eco-utopia, the outcome determined by startups in Silicon Valley and Shenzhen.

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The Rise of Jordan Peterson

The Rise of Jordan Peterson

With exclusive access, The Rise of Jordan Peterson gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the firestorm sparked by professor, provocateur and best selling Author exploring the tension between free speech and hate speech, and the points-of-view of those on both sides of this heightened debate.

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Inside Saudi Arabia (series)

Inside Saudi Arabia (series)

Saudi Arabia is known for its wealth, strict faith and oppression, but while Prince MBS has decreed that it wants to reform, the world is startled by human rights violations. We follow the developments from the inside. Are they just empty promises or is Saudi Arabia actually able to change?

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100 Million Views

100 Million Views

What does it take to reach 100 Million Views? With dark humour and caustic wit, Itamar Rose uncovers the truth about a platform that promised transparency and democracy, but hides an exploitative, censored and unaccountable underbelly.

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Freedom is a Big Word: After Guantanamo

Freedom is a Big Word: After Guantanamo

Guantánamo Bay, and then what? After 13 years, Muhammad is released from the notorious detention camp, where he was starved, tortured and humiliated. He gets the chance to start a new life in Uruguay, where he'll get a home and welfare money. He has two years, then he'll be on his own.

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Eminent Monsters

Eminent Monsters

We trace the roots of western governments love affair with torture. Psychiatrist Ewen Cameron experimented on his patients, funded by the Canadian government and the CIA , from the IRA to Guantanamo this work is the basis for modern psychological torture used in 27 countries.

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Broken Harmony: China’s Dissidents

Broken Harmony: China’s Dissidents

Hua Ze was an ordinary Chinese citizen for whom a discovery of corruption led her into a hidden world of dissidents, citizen journalism, police harassment and kidnappings. As she begins her own reporting, pressure from the government is swift, and her world is turned upside down.

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Sahara (series)

Sahara (series)

In this 3-part series we cross the Sahara, from West to East. Along the way we encounter the dangers of advancing jihadism, uncover the hidden world of slavery, expose human trafficking networks and reveal the desperation of migrants. All in one of the most inhospitable places on earth.

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Magic Medicine

Magic Medicine

Can magic mushrooms cure depression? Over two years we follow the first ever medical trial of psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms) being used to treat a group of volunteers suffering from clinical depression.

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Tupamaro: Urban Guerrillas

Tupamaro: Urban Guerrillas

A raw look at the infamous leader of one of Venezuela’s 'colectivos'; armed leftists who fight drug-traffickers, political opponents, and even each other.

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Crossing the Andes (series)

Crossing the Andes (series)

The Andes - in all its diversity - is the spine of South-America. We traverse six countries, focusing on work, economy, health and migration, to find out how South America is doing and which changes are taking place in the continent some call an investors paradise, while others say is still a mess...

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Port of Destiny: Peace

Port of Destiny: Peace

Port of Destiny recounts the drama of Colombia's path to peace. As Defense Minister, Santos waged war on the terrorist guerrilla movement FARC, hunting down its leaders and orchestrating high-wire hostage rescues. As President, he brokered peace—but paid a steep political price.

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