Current Affairs

PBS: Independent Lens
“Airing weekly on PBS, the Emmy Award-winning series is like an independent film festival in your living room. Each episode introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who are taking creative risks, calling their own shots and finding untold stories in unexpected places.

The Economist
Your absolute best source for accurate International News, world current affairs, business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts.

More Intelligent Life
“Intelligent Life covers the things that the intellectually curious value in their private lives, from travel and food, to philanthropy and health and from fashion and shopping, to design and the arts. Eclectic and engaging, bursting with insights and anecdotes, packed with people and their stories and ideas, Intelligent Life ranges far, following the mantra “knowledge is pleasure”.

Human Rights Watch
“Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, we give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.”

BBC World News
For the most up-to-date, accurate, unbiased International World news. Located in the UK, their views are less skewed & more centralized than US World news.

Al Jazeera TVAl Jazeera YouTube Channel
Arabic TV World News Station based out of Qatar. It is crucial to gain different perspectives, especially in regards to news in the middle east. What US stations like CNN & MSNBC will report, will often have a different view than them. See all sides.


Travel Shows / TV Worth Watching

*Travel Channel: Anthony Bourdain: “No Reservations”
Riku & Tunna “Madventures”

*National Geographics: “Taboo”

*Discovery Channel: Bear Grylls “Man Vs. Wild”

*The Food Channel

*BBC World News (British News)

*CNN: Anderson Cooper “360°”

*Oprah Winfrey