Tag: poverty

Finding a Western husband is not the cure to all pains

Spanning a ten-year period, Heartbound tells the stories of Thai women who realise their dream of marrying a Western man.

The documents that revealed the worldwide theft from the public purse

Alex Winter's behind-the-scenes story of how an international consortium of journalists broke the story of the Panama Papers plays like a compulsive thriller.

The knot in the heart

PHOTOGRAPHY: For almost 50 years, the photographer Eugene Richards has documented a variety of destinies, from crack addicts to people in emergency rooms and psychiatric hospitals. What has driven him?

How the toleration of crime can change everything

A film revealing the many faces of decades of organised crime in Southern Italy.

Zero conference and Nobel prices

If you are prone to dismiss warnings about environmental destruction as exaggerations, you might as well stop reading right away.

The energy revolution

TRUE DEFINITION OF A REVOLUTION: It is imperative to rouse people to take control of the issue themselves – if we want Earth to survive, says Carl-A. Fechner.

Devoted depiction of impoverished salt workers

The Indian salt production is one of the worlds largest. Farida Pacha introduces us to a family who live and work with honour – but also poverty – extant.

What happens in Argentina?

The political documentary film is back. Some will say that it never went away, and they may be right. Nevertheless, I will argue that it is more visible now than it has been since the 1970s.
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