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Why Poverty?

S5 Ep27: What Does an Education Get You in China?

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In China, education is considered the only way out of poverty. But as the nation’s higher education system has largely been privatized by for-profit companies, the future for millions of students is bleak.

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Why Poverty?

S5 Ep27: Education, Education

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S5 Ep27: Education, Education

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S5 Ep28: Welcome to the World

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S5 Ep28: Welcome to the World

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S5 Ep23: Give Us the Money

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Why Poverty?

S5 Ep28: Does Being Born Poor Mean You Will Stay Poor?

Watch Welcome to the World on Wednesday, November 28 at 8p (check local listings)

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S5 Ep28: Does Being Born Poor Mean You Will Stay Poor?

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S5 Ep25: Animating Poverty Through the Ages

Watch Poor Us on Tuesday, November 27 at 7p (check local listings)

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S5 Ep25: Animating Poverty Through the Ages

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S5 Ep26: Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer

Watch Land Rush on Tuesday, November 27 at 8p (check local listings)

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S5 Ep26: Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer

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S5 Ep23: Is the Cult of Celebrity a Form of Currency?

Watch GIve Us the Money on Monday, November 26 at 7p (check local listings)

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