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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...

6.72

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...

7.96

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...

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...

7.29

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...

8.61

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...

7.01

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....

7.79

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...

8.17

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...

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...

6.48

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...

7.48

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...

7.76