Why Poverty? Episode guide

  1. China's Ant People

    8/8 Film looking at Chinese education through the lives of a tutor, a student and a jobseeker.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2012

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  2. The Great Land Rush

    7/8 How rich, land-hungry nations are leasing Mali's land to create agri-business farms.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2012

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  3. Solar Mamas

    6/8 A Jordanian mother from a desert village travels to India to train as a solar engineer.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2012

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  4. Poor Us - An Animated History of Poverty

    5/8 Poor people through the ages, beginning in Neolithic times and up to the present.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2012

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  5. Park Avenue - Money, Power and the American Dream

    4/8 How the wealthiest Americans spend their money and how the poorest Americans are shut out.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2012

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  6. Stealing Africa

    3/8 An investigation into the behaviour of multi-national companies in Africa.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2012

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  7. Give Us the Money

    2/8 Documentary which looks at 30 years of Bob Geldof and Bono's campaign against poverty.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2012

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  8. Four Born Every Second

    1/8 Revealing the shocking lottery of child birth across the globe.

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2012

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