Published on Aug 16, 2013
Korean culture teaches a strong deference to authority – a strict hierarchy that has been established throughout the centuries. It also prides itself on conformity. But some say traditional Korean culture differs from cockpit culture in jet airplanes. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti and producer Brandon Goldner, along with VOA’s Daniel Schearf in Seoul, take a look at how that may have affected Asian Airlines Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco last month.
Published on Aug 9, 2012 by CBCTheNational
As big U.S. stores open across Canada, Amanda Lang finds out how one long-standing chain plans to fend of the new competition.
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The Story of Citizens United v. FEC, an exploration of the inordinate power that corporations exercise in our democracy.
User-created trailer for the movie 9 to 5, featuring the song of the same name by Dolly Parton.
Illustrates challenges of working women in the 1980s.
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UN report says it will cost up to $1bn and 30 years to clean up the damage done by decades of drilling by Shell.
Oil exploration in Nigeria’s south for decades has had a debilitating effect on the environment of the region.
A UN report released last week says it will cost up to $1bn and 30 years to clean up the damage from the oil spill in the region.
Oil company Shell has been accused of serious failures in its handling of the pollution in the Niger Delta but the oil giant has shirked its responsibility so far.
Activists have demanded that Shell’s licence be revoked for the environmental disaster.
But with 90 per cent of the government’s revenue coming from petroleum exports, oil companies seem to have clear political leverage over the issue.
Al Jazeera’s Yvonne Ndege reports from southern Nigeria.