(August 8, 2002) In December 2001, the Argentinian government defaulted on $155 billion in public debt. Since then, this once-wealthy country has gone through five presidents and watched its currency fall by more than 70 percent. How do people survive in a broken economy?
To compare the United States and Argentina across several statistical categories, see this week's Info-Graphic.
In our Photo Essay you'll see that Argentines do not look a lot like North Americans.
If the great globalization debate were boiled down to one question, it would be this: “Where’s the line between fairness to and exploitation of poor workers by the world’s multinationals?”
Cambodia's political history since independence in 1953.
"Land of Wandering Souls" follows a group of workers who are laying a high-tech fiber optic cable that will link Cambodia to the rest of Asia and Europe. This film provides a haunting glimpse into the lives of these indigent workers as they encounter the painful remnants of the past and labor to bring Cambodia into the modern age.
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