Can a Cornish Town Adapt to Survive another Lockdown?
In March 2020 when the first reports about the new virus started to spread, there was little guarantee that a total lockdown would be of any use.
China is one of the countries with the largest number of organ transplants per year. Although the statistic sounds noble, very little is known about the source of these organs.
I am my brother’s keeper. I am my sister’s keeper. I am destined for greatness. On the night of November 11, 2012, Leon was pulled over in a case of mistaken identity.
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.
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.
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.
Over time as we mature, our beliefs change. This is exactly what happened to Jay Wilde. He grew up on a farm and played with cows for as long as he could remember.
Living and working on the Italian 'road of love'
Bonifica del Tronto is a ten-mile road located in central Italy. There are many factories and a few houses along this road that ends in a seaside town.
The stories are all different but they have one thing in common: pain. When a child asks his mother for food and she has no money to get him any, it causes a deep pain within her that words cannot express.
In 2006, Andrew Miners’ vision was to build an eco-resort and center for marine conservation in West Papua, Indonesia. This place holds the world’s most bio diverse marine habitat.
A Documentary About Street Theatre in Ghana
Marieke De Lange had a vision of empowering underprivileged children by helping them to stage performances. She wanted their dramatizations to bring to life some of the hardships they face because of poverty.
This full-length documentary brings to the light a situation that remains virtually unknown to many Americans, and it’s the fact that for the first time in almost ten years, homelessness is on the rise.
This film was directed by Darius Clark Monroe and produced by Spike Lee. It tells the story of a group of young college athletes from the Wyoming Cowboys Football Team that decided to wear black armbands protesting against Brigham Young University, a large Mormon University.
The war in Syria has completely destroyed many towns. Nearly half a million people have been killed and many more are missing.
Sweden's Wild West Response to a Refugee Crisis
In 1966, a successful Swedish businessman started High Chaparral as a place where he could hang out with his friends and customers and make business deals.
Traditionally people of all cultures and backgrounds seem to bond well over sports and cricket is no exception to this fact.
There’s a 16 year old girl at the heart of Hong Kong’s democracy movement. She wears a white surgical mask and is known only as The Chalk Girl.
Scott Neeson: From Hollywood highs to Cambodia’s slum kids
Scott Neeson went from being a poor young immigrant from Scotland, working as a projectionist in a drive-in movie theater to becoming a top Hollywood movie industry executive.
In the 1990s Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori promoted a sterilization campaign that targeted underprivileged indigenous women and men living in rural communities.
Fighting Tanzania's Child Bride Tradition
Even though it’s against the law to marry underage girls in Tanzania, many parents continue to follow the ancient tradition. This means that they give their daughters as young as 11 or 12 in marriage to men who are much older, sometimes more than three times their age.
When Having a Baby Means Losing Your Job
Many famous name brands deliberately choose to manufacture their products in countries where labor is cheap. This comes at a high cost that usually involves human rights violations and abuse of power.