Vice

Vice

Love And Rockets
Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS VICELAND  |  January 15, 2017

China's 'one child' policy, coupled with a longstanding cultural predilection for male babies, has created a market where marrying-age men outnumber women by the millions. It has created a lucrative business catered to matchmaking. Thomas Morton travels across China to meet with bachelors searching for love and talks to a professional matchmaker who explains the scope of the issue. Meanwhile, with their economy in the toilet and no jobs to be had, Europe's youth are taking to the streets to demand radical changes, and people are responding to economic precarity and political impotency.

China's 'one child' policy, coupled with a longstanding cultural predilection for male babies, has created a market where marrying-age men outnumber women by the millions. It has created a lucrative business catered to matchmaking. Thomas Morton travels across China to meet with bachelors searching for love and talks to a professional matchmaker who explains the scope of the issue. Meanwhile, with their economy in the toilet and no jobs to be had, Europe's youth are taking to the streets to demand radical changes, and people are responding to economic precarity and political impotency.

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