Move beyond the headlines to see how the past defines our world.
How Fentanyl became the most dangerous illegal drug in America
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid used widely in hospitals as a powerful painkiller.
Since the late 1960s, it's been one of the world's most important opioid analgesics.
But in the United States illegal fentanyl use has exploded, last year it killed over 70,000 people.
We examine the global supply chain and why fentanyl is unlike any other drug problem in history.
How Danish TV took over the world
In 2007 the Danish public broadcaster, DR began producing serial crime dramas with a female detective in the lead. Set in a bleak social, and geographic landscapes, they addressed issues like immigration, child sexual abuse, and corruption. Known as Nordic Noir these dramas captured a global audience and have become the standard for quality TV. How did they do it?
From War to Peace: The Egypt and Israel peace deal and how it continues to influence the Middle East
Hamas' surprise attack on Israel last month, was immediately compared to the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
It was that conflict which forced Israel to start negotiating with Egypt and eventually to an historical peace agreement between Egypt and Israel.
We examine how that peace deal was achieved, what impact it had on the PLO and Palestinian struggle and why it matters in the current conflict between Hamas and Israel.
President John F Kennedy—The assassination that changed the world.
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 shock America and set in train a myriad of conspiracy theories. 60 years on - after numerous inquiries, endless of books, and a feature film – the truth about the Kennedy assassination and the subsequent murder of Lee Harvey Oswald is still being debated. Rear Vision looks at the assassination and at how the conspiracy theories have reshaped America.
Ultra-Processed Foods: why did we create them and why can't we stop eating them?
Humans have been processing food for thousands of years.
But now a more complex type of production dominates our diets, ultra-processed foods.
What makes a food ultra-processed and how do they affect our health?
From UFO to UAP: How the hunt for flying saucers made it to US Congress
Since former intelligence official David Grusch made his explosive claims about the US government possessing ‘non-human’ crashed craft, the world has been gripped by another bout of UFO fever. In this Rear Vision, we track our modern obsession with this phenomenon, from the ‘flying saucers’ of the 1940’s to the ‘UAPs’ of today.
Great 30 minute history lesson
As the name suggests this programme looks back over topics of interest in what is usually an informative, balanced, & mature manner. A great weekly history lesson.
World affairs from an Australian point of view
Interesting to hear something else than the US point of view.
On the fascist episode.
This video was incorrect in several ways. Fascism rose in ancient Rome, not Germany in WWI. The word fascist comes from a fasces which was a bundle of sticks around an axe. It was used to show power in Rome. You portray Fascism as only a bad thing and you are incapable of showing it from both sides.