2012 Video Archive

ban college football

Ban College Football

May 08, 2012

Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs’ millions in profits exploitation? Or are they… more

Ban College Football Edited for WNET

Ban College Football Edited for WNET

May 07, 2012

Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs’ millions in profits exploitation? Or are they… more

When It Comes To Politics, The Internet Is Closing Our Minds

When It Comes To Politics, The Internet Is Closing Our Minds

April 17, 2012

Does the internet poison politics? It’s been argued that the rise of “personalization,” the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy… more

When It Comes To Politics, The Internet Is Closing Our Minds Edited for WNET

When It Comes To Politics, The Internet Is Closing Our Minds Edited for WNET

April 16, 2012

Does the internet poison politics? It’s been argued that the rise of “personalization,” the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy… more

China Does Capitalism Better Than America

China Does Capitalism Better Than America

March 13, 2012

Can China's brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets… more

China Does Capitalism Better Than America Edited for WNET

China Does Capitalism Better Than America Edited for WNET

March 12, 2012

For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China’s admirers point to its… more

Obesity is the Government's Business

Obesity is the Government's Business

February 07, 2012

With 33% of adults and 17% of children obese, the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic. A major risk factor for expensive, chronic conditions like… more

The U.N. Should Admit Palestine as a Full Member State

The U.N. Should Admit Palestine as a Full Member State

January 10, 2012

On September 23, 2011, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appeared before the U.N. General Assembly to request full membership for the State of Palestine. America’s veto… more

The U.N. Should Admit Palestine As A Full Member State Edited for WNET

The U.N. Should Admit Palestine As A Full Member State Edited for WNET

January 09, 2012

On September 23, 2011, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appeared before the U.N. General Assembly to request full membership for the State of Palestine. America’s veto… more