Meet the Powerful Lobby Behind Homeschooling | Vice News

Homeschooling exploded when the COVID-19 pandemic pushed students online. But even though schools have reopened, many kids aren’t going back. VICE News investigates why families are opting out, and what happens to the institution of public school when people abandon it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kuNycfklN4 RELATED CONTENT:

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America’s Authoritarians: The US political divide – Part 1 | People and Power

With guns in their hands and faith in God at their side, many Republicans in the United States continue to believe that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump. As a result, the country remains deeply divided over the last contest for the White House - and the violent attempts at the Capitol that followed to overturn the result.… Continue lendo America’s Authoritarians: The US political divide – Part 1 | People and Power

Documentário: “Eles poderiam estar vivos” (2022) | Meteoro Brasil

”Eles Poderiam Estar Vivos é um documentário independente, dirigido e produzido pelos irmãos Gabriel e Lucas Mesquita. O filme traz depoimentos de pessoas que perderam familiares e amigos durante a pandemia da Covid-19. Também tem entrevistas de profissionais da área da saúde como médicos, epidemiologistas e pesquisadores. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHrMATXfQ8c O longa tem como objetivo mostrar como… Continue lendo Documentário: “Eles poderiam estar vivos” (2022) | Meteoro Brasil

The Dream of a Ridiculous Mankind: The Anti-Vax Burning Man in Mexico | Vice News

Pandemic restrictions are loosening in much of the world. But that’s not stopping anti-vaxers from uprooting their lives and relocating to a land of milk, honey, and zero travel restrictions for foreigners to enter: Mexico. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk-_1UBskPw Joining anarchist cells and eco-villages when they arrive, these Canadians and Europeans are building networks which they say will… Continue lendo The Dream of a Ridiculous Mankind: The Anti-Vax Burning Man in Mexico | Vice News

Big Pharma – How much power do drug companies have? | DW Documentary

The pharmaceutical industry exerts a huge amount of influence on health policy. Some companies develop highly profitable drugs with public money, while others have been found to have covered up serious side effects. The fight against Covid-19 is further fueling the greed of pharmaceutical companies. Does the industry’s influence threaten public health systems? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-z_W3yRA9I8 The… Continue lendo Big Pharma – How much power do drug companies have? | DW Documentary

The Truth Illusion | Al Jazeera Investigations

‘The Truth Illusion’ investigates one of the most profound questions that philosophers through the ages have tried to address. From Plato to Immanuel Kant to Gilles Deleuze, thinkers have asked: what can we prove to be the truth? The investigation examines these questions in the context of United States today. Is it possible, in such… Continue lendo The Truth Illusion | Al Jazeera Investigations

“Bolsonaro Said His ‘Specialty Is Killing.’ He’s Been True to His Word” – Vanessa BARBARA

The New York Times, March 31, 2022 SÃO PAULO, Brazil — “I’m an army captain,” Jair Bolsonaro said in 2017. “My specialty is killing.” He has been true to his word. In just over three years in office, Mr. Bolsonaro has overseen an administration notable for its disregard for human life. There are, most immediately,… Continue lendo “Bolsonaro Said His ‘Specialty Is Killing.’ He’s Been True to His Word” – Vanessa BARBARA

“Reflections on the Pandemic and the Future” – Yuval Noah HARARI | Tokyo Metropolitan University

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZNCItia-xk In late January 2022, two years into the pandemic, Yuval Noah Harari was hosted by Tokyo Metropolitan University for a discussion on the global implications of COVID-19, and where we might go from here. The event included a conversation with the Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, and a Q&A with the university's students and… Continue lendo “Reflections on the Pandemic and the Future” – Yuval Noah HARARI | Tokyo Metropolitan University

India’s Forgotten Majority | Vice News

The Social Distance casts a look at how COVID-19 has exacerbated the complex demographic and vast inequalities of class & caste in India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYUyBgZfN6Y

How anger, faith and conspiracy theories fuelled the trucker convoy | The Fifth Estate

Our investigation reveals how months of planning drew convoys to Canada’s capital, leading to an unprecedented weeks-long occupation of some streets around Parliament Hill. It spawned spinoff protests across the country and around the world. The protests were ostensibly about a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for truckers, but 90 per cent of Canadian truckers are vaccinated.… Continue lendo How anger, faith and conspiracy theories fuelled the trucker convoy | The Fifth Estate