Africa's Cowboy Capitalists (Full Length)

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The Democratic Republic of Congo is now home to more than a dozen militant groups, factions of the national army, and scores of rebel combatants. We rode along with US Special Forces and followed the path of Kony and the LRA into the jungle. In the process we learned that the greatest threat to regional security were rebels that no one wanted to talk about: M23. Hosted by Thomas Morton Follow Thomas on Twitter here: Check out more VICE documentaries: Subscribe for videos that are actually good: Check out our full video catalog: Videos, daily editorial and more: Like VICE on Facebook: Follow VICE on Twitter: Read our tumblr. We traveled by rail to the 112th National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa, to see what was left of hobo life. Read the full article here: Watch more VICE documentaries here: Subscribe to VICE for the best videos online: Check out our full video catalog: Videos, daily editorial and more: Like VICE on Facebook: Follow VICE on Twitter: Read our tumblr.

Ghost Cities-China: China continues to build vast cities, but they remain almost completely uninhabited ghost towns. Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: For more, see our China playlist: China's Ruthless Crackdown On Its Muslim Population Spain's Abandoned Villages Vast new cities are being built across China at a rate of ten a year, but they remain almost completely uninhabited ghost towns. Racing to stay ahead of the world economy, is the superpower about to implode? "There are around 64 million empty apartments in China, " claims analyst Gillem Tulloch. It's all part of the Chinese government's efforts to keep its economy booming and there are plenty of people who would love to move in, but the properties are priced out of the market. It's after 2pm and in the new city of Dongguan shop owner Tian Yu Gao is yet to serve a single customer. "It's a bit boring, " he sighs. His open shop is a rare sight in the Great Mall: once heralded by the New York Times as proof of China's astonishing consumer culture, today it is an eerie vista of emptiness. "It can't stay this way, " insists Tulloch, "when the bubble bursts, it will impoverish vast numbers of people". For more information and downloads visit: Ref-5121 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.

Global Thrift Store (2014): In Senegal, cotton fields stretch as far as the eye can see. Yet this natural wealth is increasingly overlooked in favour of used foreign imports as the country experiences a boom in second-hand trading from Europe. For similar stories, see: Brutal life inside Thailand's sweatshops The Culture Of Fear Inside Nicaragua's Labour Markets Exposing The Abuse Behind Senegal's Koranic Schools Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: For downloads and more information visit: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Instagram: "The French throw these clothes away? Really? They throw them away? " Fatou Dia, an employee at one of Senegal's second-hand sorting centres, is surprised to learn the origin of their stock. The country is experiencing a boom in second-hand trading, and separating unwanted garments enables Fatou to equip her daughter with school supplies. "I'm buying it little by little. I buy one thing, and then the next thing the next month. In this way, I manage". What is a lifeline to some is a business opportunity to others. "As far as wealth is concerned, human beings are never sated. Because he who does not have his own house is nothing". For Aliou Diallo, this cheap European clothing was a route to a better life. But in a country whose textile industry is rapidly disappearing from view, are these new imports doing more harm than good? Wild Angle Productions – Ref. 6092 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.

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