Taking on the Mafia
A restaurant owner - backed an anti-mafia movement - refuses to pay the mafia's "tax."
Bolivia: My Five Years With Evo
Following the rise of South America's first indigenous president.
Chicago: Little Mexico
Legal son of an illegal mother.
Cuba: The Art Revolution
Challenging Fidel's socialist system.
France: Soundtrack to a Riot
A rap of protest from the ghetto.
India: The Missing Girls
A society out of balance.
While trekking in Nepal in 1998, American John Wood saw that many children couldn't afford to go to school and that schools in the poorest rural areas had a chronic shortage of books. It was a transformational experience for Wood that spurred him to start a literacy program called Room to Read.
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