In rural Kenya, residents of the Yala Swamp depend on the land as their primary resource. In this clip from Good Fortune, local residents express anger that Dominion Farms, an American company, is changing the landscape. Farmer and schoolteacher Jackson Omondi says that despite appearances, he is not poor. However, the large-scale changes to the land imposed by Dominion Farms have stunted Jackson's farming, and those of the farmers who live in the area.
In this 2010 interview, the Nobel Peace Prize winner talked with the Good Fortune filmmakers about the Green Belt Movement and what makes for effective aid in impoverished areas. Wangari passed away on Sunday at the age of 71.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.