Ben Ferguson

brazil

Police Are Killing with Impunity Inside Rio’s Favelas

Rio’s police have already killed more than 1,000 people this year.
Ben Ferguson
Juanita Ceballos
9.21.19
meat

The Politics of Food: Cypriot Songbird Massacre

We travel to Cyprus to learn more about why the largest massacre of songbirds anywhere in the world is happening on British sovereign territory – and why poachers won't stop.
Ben Ferguson
1.13.15
england

MUNCHIES Guide to the North of England - Episode 5

The final leg of Ben's journey takes him to Manchester, where he finds parallels between Northern cuisine and Italian food, tries Blackwell pie, and enjoys a curry with local music legend Chimpo.
Ben Ferguson
11.19.14
england

MUNCHIES Guide to the North of England - Episode 3

Ben's gastronomic tour of the North takes him to Yorkshire, where he embraces the meaning of "graft," learns the importance of a chip butty, and finds out how to make a pork pie.
Ben Ferguson
11.5.14

MUNCHIES Guide to the North of England – Episode 2

Ben visits the so-called "Vegas of the North" to learn how to make Blackpool Rock, but is shocked to find out that the family seaside town has had a loss of innocence. Then it's off to check out the craft beer revolution in Liverpool.
Ben Ferguson
11.4.14

MUNCHIES Guide to the North of England - Episode 1

Ben Ferguson travels to the Northeast of England – the home of Dracula, fishermen, and a well-kept secret: the chicken parmo. In Whitby, he joins a crew of fishermen to catch crab, then joins the Parmo Hunters on a local taste tour.
Ben Ferguson
10.22.14
uk

The Politics of Food: Smokies

In the first episode of The Politics of Food, Ben Ferguson investigates the UK’s growing illegal trade in "smokies,” a West African delicacy that has been outlawed in Europe since 1987.
Ben Ferguson
9.29.14