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Taking Cover: Accountability

In this Taking Cover update, a U.S. senator wants answers from the Marines about what went wrong - and we... more

22 Dec 2023 · 9 minutes
The Kill List: The Pier

Since activist Karima Baloch's mysterious death in 2020, her family has been searching for answers. Journalist Mary Lynk has, too.... more

21 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
The Kill List: Living Ghosts

As her native Balochistan mourns activist Karima Baloch's death, we dive deeper into what Karima was fighting for and why... more

19 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
The Kill List: 'I am not a terrorist'

We talk to the people closest to Karima Baloch, including some who are opening up for the very first time,... more

14 Dec 2023 · 59 minutes
The Kill List: The Dissident Club

Critics of the Pakistani government, like Karima Baloch and Sajid Hussain, find themselves in this kind of nightmarish club of... more

12 Dec 2023 · 47 minutes
The Kill List: A Death in Sweden

Before Karima's death, another prominent Baloch dissident was found dead in Sweden. The two deaths bear a striking resemblance. Could... more

07 Dec 2023 · 43 minutes
The Kill List: Death of an Icon

Karima Baloch was forced to flee to Canada because of her work fighting for human rights in her home of... more

05 Dec 2023 · 52 minutes
All The Only Ones: No More (Gender) Drama

In the final episode of the series, we meet Christine, an 18 year old from New Mexico, shortly after starting... more

16 Nov 2023 · 50 minutes
All The Only Ones: I can't wait

In part 2, we meet Parker, a senior in high school in Columbus, Ohio. Parker is a top field hockey... more

09 Nov 2023 · 43 minutes
All The Only Ones: The missing piece of the puzzle

In our first episode, we meet Zen, a Mexican-American, New Orleans native, coming into their transness, exploring its spectrum, as... more

02 Nov 2023 · 42 minutes
Taking Cover: Accountability