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Confessions of an Undercover Cop

Confessions of An Undercover Cop

Mark Kennedy spent seven years as an undercover cop, living a double life, juggling two identities, and dealing with a pressure of lying to people everyday. And if that wasn't difficult enough he fell in love with one of the people he...

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Trench Town: The Forgotten Land

Trench Town: The Forgotten Land

More than 2 million people visit Jamaica every year. Tourism is Jamaica's largest source of foreign revenue. But there's a side of Jamaica that most foreigners never see. All over Jamaica people live in severe poverty but nowhere is this more apparent...

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Children of Tobacco

Children of Tobacco

The people are losing their dignity through the production process of cigarettes for the western market. For example, most cigarettes consumed in France include tobacco from Malawi, the fifth tobacco manufacturer in the world. 80,000 children are oppressed by this worldwide need...

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The Killing of America

The Killing of America

This timeless shockumentary (made in 1982 and restricted 18+) has never been released, distributed, televised nor made available for sale in the USA. America is the only industrialized nation with a higher murder rate than countries ravaged by civil wars, like Cambodia...

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Jonestown: Paradise Lost

Jonestown: Paradise Lost

An evangelical preacher led nearly a 1,000 followers from the United States deep into the jungles of South America. They would build a new community free of oppression and violence and it was to be their paradise on Earth, but outsiders threatened...

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2013 , Crime 4 Comments

The Changing Face of the Mafia

The Changing Face of the Mafia

There are some 5 million Sicilians, but the number of convicted Mafiosi stands at just 5,000. When people leave Sicily and go the Italian mainland, or England, or France they hear people say and point at them: "Sicilian... Mafioso." Generalization makes many...

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Made in Bangladesh

Made in Bangladesh

Walmart shorts were among the clothes found in the charred remains of Tazreen Fashions factory, but the company escaped accountability. For many western retailers, whose clothes are made in Bangladesh, it's business as usual. Fault Lines travels there to investigate why. The...

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Life after Guantanamo

Life after Guantanamo

Never charged with the crime, Mohammed Odani spent almost nine years in prison. He is the last detainee from Guantanamo Bay Prison to have returned home to live in Yemen. In this episode, Fault Lines travelled to Yemen to ask what the...

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2012 , Crime 8 Comments

Walking Merchandise

Walking Merchandise

It's really a process that is so complex. One person or just one researcher can't really encapsulate the whole story. When you say trafficking, most people in America think sex trafficking. There's this glorified horror to sex work that isn't applied yet...

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2013 , Crime 8 Comments

Streets of New York

Streets of New York

Nowhere in America do poverty and wealth exist so closely to one another as in New York City. Even from the darkest corners of Brooklyn, one need only look up and across the East River to see the great temples of Wall...

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Debt Collector

Debt Collector

10 years ago, Shaun Smith was fighting a war against a rival drug gang. To win, he introduced urban terrorism to the British underworld. Victims were firebombed with homemade napalm, attacked with grenades, and sprayed up with machine guns. In retaliation, his...

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2013 , Crime 9 Comments

Colombian Narcosubs

Colombian Narcosubs

During the height of the drug trade with Pablo Escobar, the drug trafficking method of choice was for planes to leave from Colombia and land on secret air strips either in Mexico or in the US. Later, that became very complicated, and...

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