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In a rapidly changing world, MADE in Germany examines the risks and benefits of digitalization and its impact on the way we work, what we earn and how we live. The program also investigates the ethics of business, and showcases young entrepreneurs who are redefining the workplace. Instead of just crunching the numbers, MADE delves deeper into issues and also explores the emotional side to stories.
 
Can I use blockchain technology? Will artificial intelligence take over my career? What exactly is "Machine Learning"? These are some of the questions „SHIFT – Living in the Digital Age“ tries to answer. The program focuses on a single topic – in depth and in detail. We talk to experts, present the key facts and explain complicated subjects in a simple manner. SHIFT – substantial, never superficial.
 
Season 3 – Breaking down Germany’s meat machine. Neil and Gabe try to shed light on the clandestine world of industrial meat production. Repulsed by what they discover, they look for ways out of the inexorable conflict that is our desire for cheap meat. They meet up with a mobile butcher for the “humane slaughter” of two calves, a huntress who will only eat animals killed in the wild, a vegan strongman who swears by plant protein and a vegetarian priest who is polarizing his flock. Join Neil ...
 
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No transport, no suffering: Farmers Michael and Tina Jansen dignify the lives - and death - of their animals. That's why they've sought out mobile butcher Matthias Kürten. He takes his slaughterhouse on wheels to 300 farms each year. Neil and Gabe head to the Jansen homestead and connect with two calves about to be slaughtered. They're going to lea…
 
Germany's meat industry slaughters over 750 million animals per year, with dire consequences for the environment. After Neil and Gabe's requests to visit meat packing plants are blocked, they talk to both a former food inspector as well as an animal rights activist with a nationwide network of whistleblowers to get the inside story. Their message? …
 
A crackdown on radical extremism in France - Increasing support for Scottish independence - Polish academics say they’ll boycott the new education minister - An Italian restaurant cooks up a new scheme to stay in business - Are economic issues fuelling the war in Nagorno-Karabakh? -The ballot blues facing US expat voters - And in Madrid, golf provi…
 
Be honest: Have you ever dropped the social distancing ('Just this once!') to make an exception for friends or family? And if so, did it somehow feel... less risky than if you'd done it for a stranger at the supermarket? This little quirk of human psychology, which usually helps us more than it hurts, is behind a massive surge in COVID-19 cases.…
 
As the world experiences the harsh impacts of climate change firsthand, societies and experts alike are attempting to adapt before it's too late. Kenyan communities pursue strategies to manage severe floods and droughts, while scientists in Spain seek to protect rice cultivation from salty seawater. And Venice tests its new tide gate.…
 
Women in rural Kenya are disproportionally affected by climate change as they struggle to find food for their families. Nongovernmental group the BOMA Project offers grants to the most vulnerable in society, allowing women to generate their own income to mitigate climate impacts like drought. DW spoke with program director Sam Owilly — and a couple…
 
The Ebro Delta in Spain is known as a major rice-growing region. But rising sea levels are increasing water salinity, while freshwater that feeds the delta is drying up. Both scenarios pose big problems for the future of rice in the region, with agricultural scientists in a race against time to find adaptive rice varieties.…
 
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