Oct 18, 2013 | 1:17The Fifth Estate The Strange World of Julian Assange (promo) VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate The Strange World of Julian Assange (promo) Oct 18, 2013 | 1:17The controversial WikiLeaks founder gets the Hollywood treatment in the new movie "The Fifth Estate" but the real fifth estate on CBC-TV tracks the inside story of the man in his own words, his secrets and his scandals. How did he get started, what was the global impact of his whistle-blowing website and what cost have whistle-blowers paid for leaking secrets? The rise and fall of Julian Assange - not the Hollywood fiction, the real fifth estate story.
Oct 18, 2013 | 7:18The Fifth Estate Jack Blum on money laundering Video
The Fifth Estate Jack Blum on money laundering Oct 18, 2013 | 7:18In The Murder and the Money Trail the fifth estate explores how Maru Oropesa, a Mexican employee of Scotiabank, became embroiled in a money laundering scheme that led to her murder. Money laundering is rampant in Mexico and the country is considered a world leader in exporting illicit cash to cleanse the proceeds of crime. Former US Senate Investigator Jack Blum sat down with the fifth estate and explained the history of money laundering, how working in countries that are rife with crime and corruption is risky for banks, and what banks and governments can do to curb the practice.
Oct 9, 2013 | 2:09The Fifth Estate In the Field with Mark Kelley Video
The Fifth Estate In the Field with Mark Kelley Oct 9, 2013 | 2:09While he was shooting 'Made in Bangladesh', Mark Kelley and the fifth estate crew were often blocked by security guards when they tried to visit garment factories, as owners reacted to heightened scrutiny of their workplaces. One day, Kelley came across a factory full of workers processing jute, a kind of cheap plant fibre, into fabric. At that factory, the problem wasn't getting inside - it was getting back out again.
Oct 3, 2013 | 1:27The Fifth Estate The Warnings from a cancer doctor Video
The Fifth Estate The Warnings from a cancer doctor Oct 3, 2013 | 1:27Dr. Lewis Cantley is at the forefront of cancer research. The head of the Cancer Center at New York’s Weill Cornell Medical College and the Margaret and Herman Sokol Professor in Oncology Research and professor of cancer biology discovered a family of enzymes that may be the key to treating some kinds of cancers (including breast and endometrial), by blocking glucose uptake. He has received millions of dollars in funding as the leader of a Stand Up To Cancer dream team – a group created with the goal of supercharging the search for a cure. His work was also recognized with the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. His initial findings serve as a warning about where a high sugar diet could lead.