About 6,000 migrant women learn how to cycle each year in the Netherlands. Cycling is the preferred form of transportation in this country and the laws that protect cyclists are so strict, that most cyclists don’t need to wear helmets.
In 1968, Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Racism across the United States was rampant. Instead of ignoring the problem that was plaguing the country, one teacher in an all-white Iowa town, Jane Elliot, decided to rise to the challenge and become part of the solution.
Many young men and women escape the African Continent in the hopes of finding a better life somewhere else. Many of them end up in Italy; oblivious of the fact that racism continues to be an issue in this European country.
How guns and Hollywood changed tribal disputes in Papua New Guinea
The tribes living in the Engan region are known in Papua New Guinea as the ones responsible for a lot of the fighting and killing that’s going on.
After paying taxes for 37 years, Paulette Wilson got a letter stating that she was an illegal immigrant. The letter shocked her to the core because for the first time in her life she had absolutely no idea who she was or where she belonged.
This film is a 30-minute documentary about Hinewai, a beautiful place located on New Zealand’s Banks Peninsula. In 1987 Hugh Wilson announced to the local community that he was planning to allow a weed to grow as a nurse canopy to regenerate farmland into native forest and restore the native biodiversity as much as possible.
What Big Tech doesn’t want you to know
Silicon Valley is not just a location in the southern San Franciso Bay area of northern California; it’s an idea. When the urge to digitize, track, and store all the information in the world came about, then Silicon Valley became a reality.
The hackers who took on high school sexual assault in Ohio
In August 2012 a party took place in a small town called Steubenville located in Ohio. On that night a group of football players took advantage of an underage girl.
The word shame is defined as a painful feeling of humiliation and distress. There’s a lot of shame surrounding poverty. That’s one of the reasons why so many are afraid of falling into it, afraid of admitting it, and afraid of asking for help.
A ten-year-old Nigerian boy was stabbed to death on his way home from school one day in London. This mindless act of violence in the neighborhood stirred up fear within the heart of another Nigerian mother of two young boys.
The Homeless Man, the Hippy and the Property Developer
Just a casual walk around Liverpool will reveal how big a of problem rough sleeping and begging has become. Yet in contrast, there are signs of prosperity all around and a high-end property boom.
Living in the Shadow of Grenfell
When the towers were built they had an expected lifespan of only 20 years. Now that 40 years have gone by, it’s obvious that they need a lot of maintenance done to them.