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PBS NewsHour full episode November 29, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode November 29, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: The prime minister of Iraq announces he’s resigning, after weeks of protests that have left hundreds dead. Then: on the ground in Afghanistan — as the U.S. resumes peace talks with the Taliban, what Afghan women stand to lose if the militant group returns …

The war for the Amazon’s most valuable trees

The war for the Amazon’s most valuable trees

…Mr. Mendes was shot dead inside his home in northwestern Brazil on Thursday… Deep in the Amazon, in December of 1988, the fate of the rainforest was changed by a murder. In the small town of Xapuri, Chico Mendes was shot and killed. “The victim was devoted to preserving Brazil’s irreplaceable rainforest. And he paid …

Brazil’s Geography Problem

Brazil’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn from 21,000 classes for free for two months at https://skl.sh/wendover3. There are plenty of lines you can draw on the globe but perhaps none is more consequential than the equator. Of the 15 wealthiest countries in the world as measured by GDP per capita, all are in …