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NPR: Blood, Bones And Organs

An interview on All Things Considered with Melissa Block about selling kidneys, hair and blood....
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Photos from The Red Market

For six years I didn’t only collect stories from people who supplied their flesh on the red market. I also took pictures....
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India's Maoists

Since 2000 more than 10,000 people have died and 150,000 displaced by a Maoist insurgancy in India....
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Thai Protection Tattoos

Can a tattoo stop a bullet? A centuries old thai tattoo tradition teaches that indeed, the sacred scriptures can have protective powers....
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Salon Review: Flesh for sale

From kidney brokers to blood farmers, a journalist exposes the the “red market” in human body parts...
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Border Wars

Bangladesh shares a border with only two other countries: the republic of India and the dictatorship of Burma. With climate change threatening much of the low-lying country refugees will have to go somewhere. And India has decided to prepare for the influx by building a wall and shooting anyone who tries to cross it. ...
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Behind the Scenes of The Red Market

A short book trailer for “The Red Market” Everything that you wanted to know about the body trade and probably were afraid to ask. ...
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The Last Calligraphers

The age of calligraphy died when British soldiers toppled the Mughal courts. It’s hard to remember that there was a time before the age of computers when penmanship was considered one of the highest art forms. Outside of a some particularly ornate wedding invitations and hand-written copies of the Koran there is little need for formally trained Urdu calligraphers. That is, except for one small ink-stained corner...
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Radio Appearances

This week is all about radio (and launching books) see my recording times inside. ...
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