Society

Preempting Dissent

Preempting Dissent

Peaceful protests have been a staple in society for many decades, and in several cases throughout history, they've directly inspired positive social and political change. But in the wake of 9/11, law enforcement has adopted a new set of policies when it comes...

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Britain's Modern Slave Trade

Britain's Modern Slave Trade

It's the kind of thing you wouldn't expect to find within the suburban neighborhoods of Britain. But the slave trade is alive and well in these areas, and its presence is insidious and widespread. A searing undercover investigation mounted by Al Jazeera, Britain's...

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Salam Alaikum Sweden

Salam Alaikum Sweden

Sweden has garnered a reputation as one of the most generous countries when it comes to providing sanctuary to the world's struggling immigrant population. On a per capita basis, they welcome the highest number of refugees in all of Europe. This commitment to...

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Money Bail

Money Bail

The premiere episode of a new series from VICE, Money Bail takes a sharp look at America's bail bonds industry, and finds a system that's rigged to take advantage of many of the country's most troubled and destitute citizens. Bail bondsmen are only...

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Dealing with a Dictator

Dealing with a Dictator

Canada's thriving mine industry involves a myriad of business dealings throughout the globe. One mining company in particular - Nevsun - has uncovered an immense profitability center in Eritrea, a country located in East Africa, where their mineral mine produces a cash windfall...

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How Hackers Changed the World

How Hackers Changed the World

For some, they're the world's most venal perpetrators of cyber-terrorism. For others, they're the poster group for the latest evolution in political and social activism. They call themselves Anonymous - a collective of hackers whose substantial skills allow them entry into the most...

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The Empire's War on the Border

The Empire's War on the Border

With the recent uprise of terror and bloodshed in regions across the globe, the conversation surrounding the immigration crisis has reached a critical boiling point. This is particularly true in the United States where the presidential election cycle has been awash in tough...

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The Congo Dandies

The Congo Dandies

You don't expect the most extravagant fashions to be flaunted in the regions of the world which are hardest hit by severely compromised living conditions and widespread poverty. But a group in the Congo known as The Society of Ambianceurs and Elegant People,...

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The Tyranny of Big Oil

The Tyranny of Big Oil

Another hard-hitting segment of the acclaimed documentary series The Empire Files, The Tyranny of Big Oil paints a sharp critique against the oil industry, and its stranglehold upon the highest levels of the United States government. The filmmakers rely heavily on the insights...

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Sold Out

Sold Out

Supreme is the name of the hottest street-wear fashion line on the planet. The appeal of the brand may largely be related to its exclusivity; the insatiable demand for the product far exceeds its limited supply. In the wake of this, a new...

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#BlackLivesMatter

#BlackLivesMatter

The scourge of racial inequality in America has become more visible than in any period since the Civil Rights Movement five decades ago. This enhanced public awareness is largely the product of a new movement of concerned and exasperated Americans known as Black...

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Aftermath: How Paris Changed the World

Aftermath: How Paris Changed the World

Who in the world can be considered immune from the dangers of terrorism after the City of Love comes under attack? That question has plagued citizens, governments and law enforcement agencies throughout the globe since the recent onslaught of ISIS-inspired brutality in Paris....

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