Vanguard

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  • 2006
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.8  (55)

This TV series is about important issues in the world that are important to our society. Just some of the topics that are discussed include the environment (global warming, pollution, extinction, etc.), drugs, globalization (its impact, what it means for both sides, pros and cons), and even conflicts in the world (wars, tensions, current political issues, how people feel and react to them).

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Cage Fighting in the USA
7. Cage Fighting in the USA
December 19, 2011
Mariana van Zeller explores the fastest growing sport in America - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). MMA is now a billion-dollar industry, watched by millions on national TV. But increasingly, amateurs are stepping onto the mat and drawing blood. Mariana meets male and female cage fighters to understand why they love this violent sport. And she spends time in a church run by "The Fight Pastor," who ministers a flock of young men who fight for Jesus.
The 99 Percent
6. The 99 Percent
December 12, 2011
Christof Putzel moves into Zuccotti Park to explore the Occupy Wall Street movement from the inside. Produced by Brent and Craig Renaud.
Two Americas
5. Two Americas
December 5, 2011
Vanguard's "Two Americas" takes a ground-level survey of the growing economic disparity in America, profiling a month in the lives of two families in very different income brackets.
The War on Weed
4. The War on Weed
November 28, 2011
Christof Putzel travels coast to coast to investigate the bizarre range of marijuana laws and enforcement in America. In California, legalized medical marijuana has led to something of a free for all and the Feds are cracking down. In Colorado, medical marijuana is protected by the state constitution and millionaire entrepreneurs have set up shop. In New York City, African-American men are arrested by the tens of thousands for low-level pot possession.
Under the Knife Abroad
3. Under the Knife Abroad
November 14, 2011
In "Under the Knife Abroad," "Vanguard" correspondent Adam Yamaguchi travels to India, Mexico and Barbados to investigate one industry flourishing in these tough economic times: medical tourism.
Islamophobia
2. Islamophobia
November 7, 2011
Vanguard correspondent Adam Yamaguchi examines the rising tide of Islamophobia on both sides of the Atlantic. Ten years after 9/11, the fear of future attacks has given birth to an aggressive new network of anti-Muslim alarmists.
Arming the Mexican Cartels
1. Arming the Mexican Cartels
October 31, 2011
Christof Putzel reports from Juarez, Mexico, where US guns are fueling deadly drug wars.
Description

This TV series is about important issues in the world that are important to our society. Just some of the topics that are discussed include the environment (global warming, pollution, extinction, etc.), drugs, globalization (its impact, what it means for both sides, pros and cons), and even conflicts in the world (wars, tensions, current political issues, how people feel and react to them).

Vanguard is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (60 episodes). The series first aired on April 9, 2006.

Where to Watch Vanguard

Vanguard is available for streaming on the Current TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Vanguard on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    April 9, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (55)