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Conflict & Justice

Zimbabwe's ?blood diamonds'

The discovery of diamonds in Zimbabwe has led to more misery in a country that's already seen a lot of hardship. And despite claims to the contrary, Laura Lynch found disturbing evidence that the gems are destroying the lives of many.

Global Politics

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo quiz is India, where plans for a national census are stirring controversy; for first time in 80 years, the census will also ask about caste. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Professor Suvir Kaul of the University of Pennsylvania.

Conflict & Justice

A good relationship gone sour

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Boston Globe reporter, Jenn Abelson, about the relationship between undocumented workers and the high-profile pizza chain they helped build. Initially beneficial, it ended up souring amid allegations of exploitation.