Every day, dozens of visitors drag their suitcases to the tiny, arctic village of Teriberka, Russia, with the hope of seeing the Northern Lights at a fraction of the cost of similar trips to Scandinavia, Iceland or Canada.
The film forces viewers to confront the theme of economic inequality around the world. And in South Korea, that theme hits especially hard as people struggle against a slacking economy, unstable geopolitics and ever-surging living costs.
About 90% of Poland’s Jewish population was killed during World War II. For the remaining community, hiding their religion became a survival tactic. Now, more and more young people are discovering their Jewish roots.
For decades, Cubans have been granted preferential treatment when immigrating to the US. Cuba scholar Rebecca Bodenheimer analyzes what moving away from Cuban exceptionalism could mean for the 2020 election.
In his 1960 bid for the White House, John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign wooed Latinos, who were largely ignored by other candidates. He was early in recognizing Latino voters as a growing force in American politics.
For nearly a half century, every four years, the world’s eyes have focused on Iowa for the first decision in the election for the president of the United States. In that same period, Iowa has seen an unprecedented wave of nonwhite immigration, bringing diversity to a state settled mostly by Europeans.
Communities on both sides of the Atlantic have been hit hard economically as coal production has dropped. Their experiences are the theme of a new book and documentary called, “After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales.”