Education, Education

by Weijun Chen

As China's higher education system becomes more privatized, a new generation of Chinese youth are losing access to it.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Why Poverty?

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Give Us the Money

by Bosse Lindquist

Give Us the Money explores how celebrity is changing the world of humanitarian aid.

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Land Rush

by Hugo Berkeley and Osvalde Lewat-Hallade

Land Rush looks at how multinational agribusiness is threatening African farmers' ability to feed their communities.

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Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream

by Alex Gibney

Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) presents his examination of how the gap between rich and poor Americans has become so stark, as illustrated by this famous boulevard in New York City. One building on Park Avenue, in Manhattan, is home to the highest concentration of billionaires in America. Less than five miles down the same street, in the Bronx, is America's poorest congressional district.

Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens, Why Poverty?

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Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty

by Ben Lewis

Explore the history of grand schemes to eradicate poverty, through a combination of animation, archival material, live action, anecdote, and humor.

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Solar Mamas

by Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim

Jordanian wife and mother Rafea is leaving home for the first time — to attend a college in India that is training rural women to become solar energy engineers.

Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Diverse Muslim Voices, Why Poverty?

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Stealing Africa

by Christoffer Guldbrandsen

Stealing Africa asks the question: Are multinational corporations bleeding Africa dry?

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Why Poverty?

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Welcome to the World

by Brian Hill

Welcome to the World asks: Is it worse to be born poor than to die poor?

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Why Poverty?

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