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Misha Glenny investigates global crime networksJournalist

Misha Glenny spent several years in a courageous investigation of organized crime networks worldwide, which have grown to an estimated 15% of the global economy. From the Russian mafia, to giant drug cartels, his sources include not just intelligence and law enforcement officials but criminal insiders.

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Loretta Napoleoni: The intricate economics of terrorism

Loretta Napoleoni details her rare opportunity to talk to the secretive Italian Red Brigades -- an experience that sparked a lifelong interest in terrorism. She gives a behind-the-scenes look at its complex economics, revealing a surprising connection between money laundering and the US Patriot Act.

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Shaffi Mather: A new way to fight corruption

Shaffi Mather explains why he left his first career to become a social entrepreneur, providing life-saving transportation with his company 1298 for Ambulance. Now, he has a new idea and plans to begin a company to fight the booming business of corruption in public service, eliminating it one bribe at a time.

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Peter Gabriel: Fighting injustice with a video camera

Musician and activist Peter Gabriel shares his very personal motivation for standing up for human rights with the watchdog group WITNESS -- and tells stories of citizen journalists in action.

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People & Power - The Laundry Man - 9 Sep 08

Money laundering bankrolls the underground global economy. It has contributed to bankrupt countries, finances warfare and fuels crime.
The way the world looks at money laundering has changed since 9/11 amid fears funds were financing similar operations.
Instead of laundering money Kenneth Rijock now makes a career out of taking people who do to the cleaners.

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