Full story - November 07, 2019
A protester uses a flagpole to strike the head of a statue that lays in the street
Indigenous protesters in Chile took down statues of Spanish colonizers and other heroes during demonstrations last week. Local media called the destruction acts of vandalism, but the Mapuche, the largest Indigenous group in Chile, are demanding more political autonomy and representation.
Full story - November 07, 2019
Demonstrators and tuk-tuk drivers are seen on a bridge during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, Iraq, on Nov. 4, 2019.
Since October, hundreds of young protesters have taken to the streets in Baghdad, as well as a few other cities in Iraq. They are asking for an overhaul of the government and accusing ruling elites of corruption and being out of touch with the public.
Full episode - November 07, 2019
A close-up photo of an iPhone launching the blue Twitter app.
The US Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia. According to an unsealed criminal complaint, two former Twitter employees allegedly accessed the data of dissidents criticizing the Saudi government. And, a Somali American who became the youngest person ever to be elected to the Lewiston City Council in Maine endured hate attacks from online trolls around the US during her campaign. Plus, what 415 hours of home movies reveal about life in East Germany before the Berlin Wall came down.
Full story - November 06, 2019
A woman holds a video camera in her hand in a black and white photo
A unique, online archive of home films shot in the GDR is casting a new light on the extinct country and the lives of its citizens.
Full story - November 06, 2019
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Belonging to China, but gifted with a more liberal legal system, Hong Kong is in the throes of a self-proclaimed “revolution.” Its adherents say they are simply fighting for basic rights such as free speech and fair elections.
Full episode - November 06, 2019
A large group of protesters are shown blocking a bridge in Baghdad.
Iraq is experiencing the biggest wave of anti-government demonstrations in decades and motorized rickshaws are becoming a symbol of the protests, as the tuk-tuks cart away the wounded. Also, it's been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin wall — we have a story about how West Germans once tried to tunnel underneath. Plus, how everybody's a loser when it comes to the US-China trade war.
Full story - November 05, 2019
Lionheart
The 90-minute film “Lionheart” was acquired by Netflix, and is in English, other than the 11 minutes of dialogue in the Igbo language of eastern Nigeria.
Full story - November 05, 2019
A protester holding a "Ukraine" scarf poses during the "march against capitulation" on Oct. 14, 2019, in Kyiv, Ukraine. 
Several polls show that a large part of Ukraine objects to most of the specific compromises mentioned in the 2015 Minsk agreement that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy could now attempt to fulfill. Ukrainians support a compromise to end the war, polls show — just not any compromise.
Full story - November 05, 2019
a man in a suit walks with people standing by
Transcripts of more than 350 pages each from House interviews with US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland and the Trump Administration's special envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker were made public, as was new testimony from Sondland included "refreshed" recollections.
Full episode - November 05, 2019
Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is shown standing at a podium pointing toward a projection of a map with the Mexican flag behind him.
At least nine members of a family of dual US-Mexican citizens were ambushed and killed in a northern Mexican state Monday night. The attack was grisly, even by the standards of organized crime in Mexico. And, in supplemental testimony released Tuesday, ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, presumed there was a quid pro quo in the Trump administration's withholding of US aid to Ukraine pending an anti-corruption investigation, according to an excerpt released by congressional impeachment investigators. Also, scientists in Poland recently published a paper detailing the peculiar case of a group of cannibal ants that escaped an abandoned nuclear bunker.

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