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World Social Forum ’05: Fostering Dignity in Africa

On this edition, we’ll hear from African women leaders who say the dignity of peoples in the developing world is depleting. During the January 2005 World Social Forum, they proposed alternatives to the root causes of suffering.


Global Trade: Neither Free Nor Fair

On this edition we’ll hear how workers in Ghana are struggling to cope with the pressures of globalization. We’ll also take a look at the ballooning United States trade deficit, and examine the fair trade label.


Moving Beyond the Binary System

On this edition, we take a look at a couple navigating their relationship through the crossfire of gender identity, follow one woman’s experience of changing her sex, and explore legislation and public education efforts to protect transgender people.


Many Minds in an Army of One

On this special report, prepared by Associate Producer Justin Beck, we take a look at some of the different ways the war has affected soldiers and their families, both personally — and politically.