The World About Us

De wereld om ons heen

In the last three millennia, China has been at war for 11 centuries.

The Roman Empire was at war for half of its existence.

Since 1776, the United States has been at war for at least a hundred years.

People have always dreamt of peace.

Why have we so seldom been able to achieve it?

1 Injustice and Irregularities in plain sight

1 Bishop Peter Ball sentenced to jail for child abuse

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7 okt. 2015

A court has heard sensational claims that MP’s and even a member of the Royal Family defended a bishop, who’s been jailed for nearly 3 years for sexual abuse. Peter Ball, who’s now retired, attacked aspiring priests until 1992, but a year later he avoided charges by accepting a caution. Today, the judge accused the establishment of closing ranks to support him.

2 The Man Who Stole $65 Billion (Bernie Madoff)

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12 nov. 2019

Bernie Madoff, once one of the greatest financial minds and chairman of the Nasdaq, to the biggest ponzi scheme the world had ever seen. It’s a wild ride.
 
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3 The Untouchables (full documentary) | FRONTLINE

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23 feb. 2022

FRONTLINE investigates why Wall Street’s leaders escaped prosecution for any fraud related to the sale of bad mortgages. (Aired 2013)
 
Are Wall Street executives “too big to jail”? In the 2013 documentary, “The Untouchables,” producer and correspondent Martin Smith (“Money, Power, and Wall Street”) investigates why the U.S. Department of Justice failed to act on credible evidence that Wall Street knowingly packaged and sold toxic mortgage loans to investors, loans that brought the U.S. and world economies to the brink of collapse. Through interviews with top prosecutors, government officials and industry whistleblowers, FRONTLINE reports allegations that Wall Street bankers ignored pervasive fraud when buying pools of mortgage loans.
 
 
2 It makes your eyes water

4 Baltimore police officers indicted on federal racketeering charges

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2 mrt. 2017

The officers are accused of filing false police reports, stealing from citizens, robbing drug dealers of cash and guns and selling heroin, among other allegations, according to authorities.

5 How Sergei Magnitsky Uncovered a $230 Million Tax Fraud I Investigators

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22 mrt. 2021

 
Sergei Magnitsky was a tax advisor tasked with investigating an audacious crime of fraud in Russia. What he discovered went all the way to the highest levels of the Kremlin and implicated police and officials in the biggest tax fraud case in Russian history involving $230 million. And the cost of this discovery was his life.

Magnitsky worked for Jamison Firestone and his legal company Firestone Duncan, who advised Bill Browder and his US investment fund Hermitage Capital. In 2008, both companies were raided by interior minister officials who seized the documents and corporate seals.

Soon after, the ownership of Hermitage Capital mysteriously changed into the hands of an organised crime group, and an illegal $230 million dollar tax rebate was issued. Bill and Jamison asked Sergei Magnitsky to find out what was really going on.

When he discovered the scale of corruption and reported it, those he accused had him thrown in jail. After a year of living in horrendous conditions and being denied medical care, Magnitsky was murdered. In the wake of his death, Bill Browder and Jamison Firestone have dedicated their lives to seeking Justice for Sergei and retelling his story

Sir Mo Farah reveals he was trafficked to the UK at age nine | 9 News Australia

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13 jul. 2022

British police could investigate explosive allegations from four-time Olympic Champion Mo Farah after he revealed in a BBC documentary he was trafficked to the UK at the age of nine and forced to work as a domestic servant.

The Hero Teacher Who Saved Sir Mo Farah & Changed His Life Gives His First Hand Account | GMB

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14 jul. 2022

The teacher who rescued Mo Farah from the house where he was being treated as a slave tells GMB how and when he recognised the Olympic champion had the potential to become a top runner. The bombshell revelations that blew open the world record holder’s real life have sent shockwaves around the world. Now the man who turned Sir Mo’s dreams into reality gives his first hand account to GMB viewers.

Broadcast on 14/07/22
3 People do not realise what they are doing

6 Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story | Official Trailer | Netflix

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22 mrt. 2022

 

Jimmy Savile was one of the United Kingdom’s most beloved TV personalities. Shortly after his death in 2011, an investigation prompted more than 450 horrific allegations of sexual assault and abuse, with victims as young as 5.

 

The documentary examines, through extensive archive footage, the evil within Jimmy and delves into how he managed to fool an entire nation for four decades.

 

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TV star Jimmy Savile charmed a nation with his eccentricity and philanthropy. But sexual abuse allegations expose a shocking unseen side of his persona.

Monro
Putting the real life horror story to one side for a moment, that is one of the most powerful, haunting, disturbing, brlliantly edited trailers I’ve seen in a long time.
Georgia Christine
I’ve just watched this. It was so terrifying. The fact he mentioned “my court case is next Thursday” in every interview was chilling.
Blahammad Ali
“You really are missing something. In fact you’re missing everything!” That sent shivers down my spine. He knew he was untouchable. This is what the purest of evil looks like. The devil in his true form
Lucky Starship
The people who come forward about being the victims of sexual abuse as children, are the bravest people on earth.
Asperger’s Corner
His eyes scared the crap out of me when I was a kid. I was shocked but not surprised when I found out what he’d done. People in high places enabled him for decades.
Amirah Masnavi
A perfect depiction of how evil operates in the world. A masterclass in narcissism. Truly disturbing.
CL
This man must have died with the widest smile on his face. He lived one of the most evil of lives and never once was forced to bare the consequences of that life.
Enrique Carrillo
He never acted alone. People target one individual when in reality it’s far deeper and more sinister than anyone can imagine
Ringo Cheeto from Rosemont
The last line of the trailer is chilling, “You are really missing something, in fact you are missing everything”. For Savile it was clearly a game of “catch me if you can!”. With all the clues he left on his path throughout his life, it’s rather shocking that he never got caught. One of the most monumental fails in the history of the BBC.
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If you ever feel like you as undeserving of anything, or that you are a bad person, just remember, this guy is knighted.

7 Hospital Staff ‘Hoped Savile Would Boost Morale’

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26 feb. 2015

JIMMY SAVILE
Jimmy Savile report author Kate Lampard says NHS workers hoped visits by disgraced TV personality Jimmy Savile would boost patient and staff morale.
4 Divorced from reality – We need to talk about justice and  society

8 Fatal China Eastern Airlines plane crash was intentional: US officials l GMA

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18 mei 2022

The Boeing 737-800 passenger jet was flying from Kunming to Guangzhou on March 21 when it plunged into a mountainous area in Guangxi, China, killing all 132 people on board. READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/3lkmwDZ
 

9 Chinese passenger plane crashes with 132 people on board – BBC News

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21 mrt. 2022

The China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 was flying from Kunming to Guangzhou when it plunged to earth in Guangxi province and caught fire on Monday afternoon.
 
Flight tracking data suggested the plane lost height rapidly from its cruising altitude before plummeting to the ground.
 
More than 600 emergency responders are said to be at the crash site. Firefighters reached the scene first and managed to extinguish a blaze in the hills caused by the crash.

10 Flight data suggests China Eastern jet deliberately crashed: Reports

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18 mei 2022

 
The probe into the crash of China Eastern flight MU5735 in March appears to be turning to actions on the flight deck. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters have cited preliminary assessments by US officials. Data from the flight’s black box reportedly shows someone in the cockpit pushed the plane into a near-vertical dive. Chinese authorities have not flagged any mechanical or flight-control problems. The Boeing 737-800 jetliner was en route from Kunming to Guangzhou when it descended more than 20,000 feet in over a minute. All 123 passengers and nine crew onboard were killed.
5 Make sure that the north on you compass is the true north

11 India’s Street Kids: Telling Their Own Story | Full Episode | SBS Dateline


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5 apr. 2022

Dateline catches up with Delhi’s tenacious street kid reporters. Five years ago, we met teenagers learning to read and write by running a newspaper. Now we’ve returned to see how their lives have changed, and how they’ve survived the pandemic.
 
Dateline is an Australian award-winning international documentary series with a current affairs backbone. Every week we transport you to a different part of the world to share half-hour stories about family, social injustice, identity, tragedy, redemption and survival. We scour the globe to bring you special characters and a world of daring stories.

12 ENGLISH SPEECH | JK ROWLING: The Benefits Of Failure (English Subtitles)

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6 apr. 2019

Learn English with JK Rowling. At her Harvard commencement speech, “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling offers some powerful, heartening advice to dreamers and overachievers, including one hard-won lesson that she deems “worth more than any qualification I ever earned.” – Watch with big English subtitles.
 

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13 Obama Cries While Talking About Michelle Obama

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11 jan. 2017

Pres. Barack Obama breaks down in tears when talking about First Lady Michelle Obama: “For the past 25 years, you have not only been my wife and mother of my children, you have been my best friend…you’ve made me proud.

14 The Speech that Made Obama President

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31 aug. 2012

In 2004, a one-term senator from Illinois took the stage to deliver the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. By the time Barack Obama had finished speaking, Democrats across the country knew they had seen the future of their party.
 
Political speech experts featured in this episode include:
 
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Author, Live From The Campaign Trail

 

15 Inspiration To Fly High – Nick Vujicic

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30 sep. 2014

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16 Getting Successful Is Not Easy – Barack Obama Motivational Speech

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27 okt. 2021

Known for his impassioned oratory skills, former President of USA, Barack Obama has given several memorable speeches. This one particularly stands out. He said, “I stand here today, grateful for the diversity of my heritage, aware that my parents’ dreams live on in my precious daughters. I stand here knowing that my story is part of the larger American story, that I owe a debt to all of those who came before me, and that, in no other country on earth, is my story even possible.

17 Barack Obama’s final speech as president – video highlights

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11 jan. 2017

The US president makes his final speech before leaving office, addressing crowds of supporters in Chicago on Tuesday night. Telling the audience that the idea his election could usher in a ‘post-racial America’ was ‘never realistic’, Obama urges the American people to get more involved in democracy before tearfully thanking his family for their support.

18 Obama’s surprise brings Joe Biden to tears

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13 jan. 2017

 
Vice President Joe Biden arrived for a going-away event at the White House where President Obama surprised him by awarding Biden the Medal of Freedom.

19 President Obama Farewell Speech – English subtitles

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23 jan. 2017

President Obama Farewell Speech – English subtitles

20 Obama’s Tribute to Joe Biden (Full Speech) | ABC News

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12 jan. 2017

President Obama surprised Vice President Joe Biden with the nation’s highest civilian honor – the Presidential Medal of Freedom – at a tribute event at the White House this afternoon. The event itself, let alone the award, was kept secret from the the vice president.
 
Biden was very emotional throughout the event, wiping away tears almost constantly as the president made a speech about why he believes Biden is “the finest vice president” in U.S. history. “This also gives the internet one last chance to talk about our bromance,” Obama joked as he began the event
6 Purpose and success

21 The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale (quality recording)

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23 jun. 2019

The Strangest Secret is by far Earl Nightingales’ most famous recording. Recorded in 1957 it went on to sell a million records and earn itself a gold record.
 
Discover how to overcome procrastination, find clarity, alignment and focus, boost productivity, align your planning with key objectives, stay on track, all while avoiding burn-out.
 
 
Earl Nightingale was an American radio speaker and author, dealing mostly with the subjects of human character development, motivation, and meaningful existence.
 

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The strangest secret by earl nightingale in English
 
The Strangest Secret was a 1956 spoken word record by Earl Nightingale, which sold over one million copies and received the first Gold Record for the spoken word, which helped launch the fields of business motivation and audio publishing. It was later adapted into print and video forms. 
 
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The strangest secret by earl nightingale in English

22 Is Deep and Meaningful Happiness Truly Possible?

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4 dec. 2019
 
Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud before a live audience talking about the how the latest research findings from psychology and ancient Greek wisdom can combine to help you find true happiness.

23 Fashion Disaster Attack Prank

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7 jun. 2012

A fashion expert disapproves of women’s choice of clothing. He’s mocking them for the shirts and dresses they pick.
 
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Preface

An Undying Mystery

Real World Justice

Elephent in the room

Is justice attainable?

The church in tatters

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An Inconvenient Truth: A quick overview of the website

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