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University of Akron engineering professor raises doubts about jet crash that killed Poland’s president

John Mangels Cleveland.com The 2010 jet crash that killed Poland’s president, first lady and dozens of dignitaries during a politically sensitive visit to Russia couldn’t have happened the way official investigations say, a University of Akron engineering professor’s analysis shows. … Continue reading

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Garbage Island

Journeyman Pictures Come aboard as the VICE crew takes a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with … Continue reading

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People & Power: The Cancer Sell

Sarah MacDonald Al Jazeera People & Power goes undercover to investigate the alternative therapy clinics offering cancer patients little but false hope. One reader’s comment: Very biased piece. I was on that bus tour Sarah was not. When her crew … Continue reading

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The Empire in Africa

New Digital Videos Located in Western Africa, Sierra Leone is a nation caught in a struggle between extreme poverty and extreme wealth; while diamond mining provides the bulk of the country’s income, most of its people struggle to survive by … Continue reading

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Garbage Warrior

Open Eye Media/ITVS International/Sundance About Garbage Warrior What do beer cans, car tires and water bottles have in common? Not much unless you’re renegade architect Michael Reynolds, in which case they are tools of choice for producing thermal mass and … Continue reading

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Income Inequality Goes to School

Bill Boyarsky Truth Dig Countering the efforts of educational reformers—including President Obama and his Race to the Top crew—to blame teachers for student failures, researchers are finding that the growing gap between the affluent and the poor is the real … Continue reading

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CNN crew detained amid Chinese Tibet crackdown

Stan Grant CNN Sichuan province, China (CNN) — It’s after 10 p.m. when we see a light in the distance. We’ve traveled for more than three hours up a windy, icy road in western China. Our hope is to get … Continue reading

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Russian Godfathers

Source: BBC/Youtube This BBC documentary series examines the relationship between Russia’s richest men (“the oligarchs”) and Putin’s administration in the Kremlin. The series follows each one in turn to find out what they were up to in the years leading … Continue reading

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Can GM Food Save The World?

With the world shocked by rising food prices, and millions in the developing world struggling to get enough to eat, the problem of food security is right back on the world’s agenda. And with the world’s population likely to rise … Continue reading

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