Society

Chechnya: Republic of Contrasts

Chechnya: Republic of Contrasts

In the aftermath of two wars, Chechnya is haunted by memories of great desolation and turmoil. But today, it's become a visiting ground for celebrities. A bustling haven for growing infrastructure, and home to one of the largest mosques in Russia. The...

5.73

Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave

The young mother returned to work three months after giving birth. She was wracked with guilt over leaving her infant son in the care of strangers, but grudgingly accepted that it was the reality for working parents living in the United States....

6.81

The Slum

The Slum

An epic document of living conditions within one of the world's poorest regions, The Slum is human drama of the highest order. Produced in six parts by Al Jazeera, the film allows us to experience the totality of what it means to...

7.65

Cash for Kim

Cash for Kim

In 2014, at a colossal shipyard in Gdynia, Poland, a welder suffered an on-the-job accident which cost him his life. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the victim was an immigrant from North Korea who was sent to work at the shipyard...

7.91

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...

7.27

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,...

8.55

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...

6.80

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...

7.75

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...

8.26

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...

7.78

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...

6.40

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...

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