Direct Action Saving the Lives of Migrants (Excerpt from ‘The Smartest Guy in the Sea’)

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More than 2,000 migrants have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea already in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration. As the Mediterranean migrant crisis continues in the face of apparent government inaction, a private organization has stepped in to help.

Founded by American millionaire Christopher Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina Catrambone, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) aims to provide search and rescue assistance to the thousands of people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa.

In this excerpt, Simon Ostrovsky speaks with Robert Young Pelton, the Strategic Consultant for MOAS, about how government programs might be influenced by MOAS’s private life-saving mission.

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Not a Racist, a Racialist (Extra Scene from ‘The Smartest Guy in the Sea’)

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More than 2,000 migrants have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea already in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration. As the Mediterranean migrant crisis continues in the face of apparent government inaction, a private organization has stepped in to help.

Founded by American millionaire Christopher Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina Catrambone, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) aims to provide search and rescue assistance to the thousands of people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa.

In this extra scene, Simon Ostrovsky sits down with Norman Lowell, the founder and head of Malta’s far-right anti-immigration political party Imperium Europa to talk about the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, as well as his thoughts on operations like MOAS.

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On The Line: Simon Ostrovsky Discusses “The Smartest Guy in the Sea”

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VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky (https://twitter.com/SimonOstrovsky) joined On The Line to discuss the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), and his new documentary “The Smartest Guy in the Sea.”

More than 2,000 migrants have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea already in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration. As the Mediterranean migrant crisis continues in the face of apparent government inaction, a private organization has stepped in to help.

Founded by American millionaire Christopher Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina Catrambone, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) aims to provide search and rescue assistance to the thousands of people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa.

VICE News went to meet the team behind MOAS before it launched its operation from Malta.

Watch: The Smartest Guy in the Sea – http://bit.ly/1WcRpab

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This Week On The Line: Simon Ostrovsky Discusses “The Smartest Guy in the Sea”

On Thursday at 12pm EDT VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky (https://twitter.com/SimonOstrovsky) joins On The Line to discuss the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), and his new documentary “The Smartest Guy in the Sea.”

More than 2,000 migrants have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea already in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration. As the Mediterranean migrant crisis continues in the face of apparent government inaction, a private organization has stepped in to help.

Founded by American millionaire Christopher Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina Catrambone, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) aims to provide search and rescue assistance to the thousands of people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa.

VICE News went to meet the team behind MOAS before it launched its operation from Malta.

Watch: The Smartest Guy in the Sea – http://bit.ly/1WcRpab

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The Smartest Guy in the Sea: Privatized Migrant Rescue with MOAS

More than 2,000 migrants have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea already in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration. As the Mediterranean migrant crisis continues in the face of apparent government inaction, a private organization has stepped in to help.

Founded by American millionaire Christopher Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina Catrambone, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) aims to provide search and rescue assistance to the thousands of people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa.

VICE News went to meet the team behind MOAS before it launched its operation from Malta.

VICE News is closely watching the international migrant crisis. Check out the Open Water blog here: http://bit.ly/1T3mPeX

Watch: Migrants Stranded on Kos: Europe or Die: http://bit.ly/1SOgvx6

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The Smartest Guy in the Sea: Privatized Migrant Rescue with MOAS (Trailer)

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More than 2,000 migrants have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea already in 2015, according to the International Organization for Migration. As the Mediterranean migrant crisis continues in the face of apparent government inaction, a private organization has stepped in to help.

Founded by American millionaire Christopher Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina Catrambone, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) aims to provide search and rescue assistance to the thousands of people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa.

VICE News went to meet the team behind MOAS before it launched its operation from Malta.

VICE News is closely watching the international migrant crisis. Check out the Open Water blog here: http://bit.ly/1T3mPeX

Watch: Migrants Stranded on Kos: Europe or Die: http://bit.ly/1SOgvx6

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