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Lorde | Te Ao Mārama / Solar Power

New Zealand singer/songwriter Lorde has released a 5-song set from her new album in the Maori language. “I am richer for having sung in te reo” she says. 

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Jordan Klepper at Trump Rally in Des Moines

Jordan Klepper visits a rally for Donald Trump in Des Moines, Iowa, where the MAGA faithful continue their cultish devotion to the former president, and QAnon conspiracy theories abound.

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India Walton and Chokwe Antar Lumumba | In Conversation

Mother Jones reporter Nathalie Baptiste sits down with Chokwe Antar Lumumba, mayor of Jackson, MS, and mayoral candidate India Walton to discuss the possibilities and challenges of Black radical politics at the local level.

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The Last Time the Globe Warmed

During the last great global warming, tropical forests flourished ... in the arctic. This warming is happening much faster than that one.

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Fruits of Labor | PBS

When ICE raids threaten her family, Ashley, a Mexican-American teenager living in California, is forced to become the breadwinner, working days in the strawberry fields and nights at a food processing company.

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The End of Oil, Explained | Vox + Netflix

As the planet warms, why is it so hard to turn away from fossil fuels, and can we do it in time? “The End of Oil, Explained,” narrated by Ethan Hawke.

Here's Why Hollywood Crew Workers Have Authorized a Strike

Hollywood production workers who make content for Netflix, Amazon, Disney & other studios are working 12-hour days for poverty wages while streaming giants make billions. Now 60,000 crew workers represented by IATSE are gearing up for their first nationwide strike.

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There’s Hope in the Latest Climate Report

An important update from the IPCC, the definitive source on the climate crisis, doesn't have a ton of good news, but there are some bits of hope if we can ramp up our actions now.

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Blue Bayou | Movie

The timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. A Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, struggling to make a better life for his family, discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

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Congresswomen Share Personal Abortion Stories at Hearing

Three Democratic members of Congress on Thursday offered deeply personal testimony about their own abortions as a congressional committee examined how to respond to conservative states that are passing laws limiting abortion access.

Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos

As politicians and regulators around the world start to consider the global impact of Amazon — and how to rein in Bezos’ power — FRONTLINE investigates how he executed a plan to build one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world.

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Dutch Neanderthal Gains a Face, With Expression

Watch palaeo-artists as they recontruct and interpret the layers of a Neanderthal skull to arrive at the face of ‘Krijn’, a young man with a conspicuous lump over his right eyebrow.

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The Card Counter | Movie

The story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past decisions, with riveting performances from stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe. In theaters now.

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My Name Is Pauli Murray | Documentary

They are one of the most influential human rights advocates in American history. Told largely in Pauli’s own words, My Name is Pauli Murray is a candid recounting of a unique and extraordinary journey. Coming to theaters Sept 17, streaming on PrimeVideo Oct 1.

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