Inside Lehman Brothers is the autopsy of a crime, by those who tried to prevent it from within. Mortgage brokers from California and a handful of New York executives called out these fraudulent transactions. But, nobody listened to these whistleblowers.
1992. Israeli-Palestinian relations are at all time low. In an attempt to stop the bloodshed, a small group of Israelis & Palestinians meet in Oslo – secretly and against the law. The meetings that changed the Middle East forever were never officially sanctioned and were chronicled only by the negotiators' diaries.
Laila Haidari survived child marriage and her own traumatic past to battle one of the deadliest problems in Afghanistan: heroin addiction. As the “mother of the addicts,” she must prevail over a crisis of addiction and a corrupt government in a country on the verge of collapse.
The Indian monsoon is no ordinary downpour.
From June to September, the monsoon accounts for 80 percent of India's annual rainfall and provides the main source of fresh water for millions of people. As the storm cell gathers steam offshore, there is a ritual trepidation over the possible outcome: a robust monsoon could flood homes and cause death, but a weak monsoon could mean failed crops and the whole country dying of starvation.
In the eternal debate of Man versus Nature, we have never been able to fully grasp this complex and chaotic phenomenon that covers whole continents and can disrupt global climate.