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Part 1: The White Saviors

Craig Kiel­burg­er was the Gre­ta Thun­berg of the 90s – a 12 year-old kid from the sub­urbs who dreamed of free­ing the world’s chil­dren from slav­ery. His activism made him famous, and he was endorsed by Oprah, the Pope, the Queen, and the Clin­tons. His cam­paign became a glob­al move­ment and a pow­er­ful brand. But right from the start, there were uncom­fort­able ques­tions about mon­ey and exploita­tion. Decades lat­er, it all came crash­ing down. But the seeds of WE’s self-destruc­tion were plant­ed right from the start…

Please view an offi­cial response from WE, pre­vi­ous inves­ti­ga­tions, and addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion here.

Part 2: Aban­don­ing Afghanistan
Recent sto­ries about Canada’s role in the War in Afghanistan fall short. Pho­to­jour­nal­ist and author Paul Wat­son co-hosts.