By Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook My great grandparents came from Germany, Austria and Poland. Priscilla’s parents were refugees from China and Vietnam. The United States is a nation of immigrants, and we […]
North Korean Defectors Are Social Media Stars
There’s a new kind of social media star in South Korea: North Korean defectors, whose videos get tens of millions of views. The South Korean capital city of Seoul lies only 30 […]
Kraków – Poland’s secret capital
Lukasz Wójcik shows us his home town, from the market square to the Jewish district, Kazimierz, and he explains what locals mean when they recommend Adam as a meeting place.
T2 Trainspotting: Kirsty Wark meets Irvine Welsh – BBC Newsnight
Newsnight’s Kirsty Wark went to meet author Irvine Welsh ahead of the long awaited sequel to Trainspotting, to find out what made Trainspotting an overnight sensation and what to expect from T2. […]
Ogigami Naoko – Close-Knit (2017)
11-year-old Tomo (Rinka Kakihara) lives with mother Hiromi (Mimura), but Hiromi decides to give up on her and leaves their home. Tomo, now all alone, visits her uncle Makio’s (Kenta Kiritani) home. […]
How to Survive Our Faster Future
The tools of our modern existence are getting faster, cheaper, and smaller at an exponential rate, just as billions of strangers around the world are suddenly just one click or tweet or […]
New East Africa train link cuts travel time by 50 percent
Two East African countries are celebrating a major new multibillion-dollar rail link. It will link the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa with the sea at the port of Djibouti. It is expected to […]
Robert Glasper – What’s In My Bag?
Jazz pianist and record producer Robert Glasper goes shopping at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles. His latest album with the Robert Glasper Experiment, “ArtScience,” is out now on Blue Note. His picks: […]
Didier Drogba Lives for the Ivory Coast
Didier Drogba is one of the most decorated soccer stars on the planet, but his accomplishments far surpass athletics. As a philanthropist and activist, Drogba has committed endless resources and attention to […]
BBC interviews George Michael in 2003
George Michael’s BBC interview in 2003 which features his anti-war, anti-Bush/Blair song ‘SHOOT THE DOG’.