2013 Video Archive

Illustration by Thomas James

Don't Eat Anything With A Face

December 05, 2013

According to a 2009 poll, around 1% of American adults reported eating no animal products. In 2011 that number rose to 2.5%--more than double, but… more

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Spy On Me, I'd Rather Be Safe

November 20, 2013

The NSA collects data on billions of phone calls and internet communications per day. Are these surveillance programs legal? Do they keep us safe? If… more

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The Constitutional Right To Bear Arms Has Outlived Its Usefulness

November 15, 2013

“A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not… more

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Let Anyone Take A Job Anywhere

October 31, 2013

If we value a free market in goods and free movement of capital, should we embrace the free movement of labor? Reciprocal treaties would allow… more

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For A Better Future, Live In A Red State

October 18, 2013

While gridlock and division in Washington make it difficult for either party or ideology to set the policy agenda, single-party government prevails in three-quarters of… more

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Break Up The Big Banks

October 17, 2013

To prevent the collapse of the global financial system in 2008, Treasury committed 245 billion in taxpayer dollars to stabilize America’s banking institutions. Today, banks… more

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The U.S. Drone Program Is Fatally Flawed

September 10, 2013

Remotely piloted aircraft, or drones, have been the centerpiece of America's counterterrorism toolkit since the start of the Obama presidency, and the benefits have been… more

The U.S. Has No Dog In The Fight In Syria

The U.S. Has No Dog In The Fight In Syria

August 10, 2013

Presented in Partnership with the Aspen Strategy Group There are certain international crises that on their face demand the immediate and urgent attention of presidents.… more

Cutting The Pentagon's Budget Is A Gift To Our Enemies

Cutting The Pentagon's Budget Is A Gift To Our Enemies

June 20, 2013

Presented in Partnership with The McCain Institute for International Leadership Political gridlock in Washington triggered across-the-board spending cuts, known as the sequester, in March. As… more

The FDA'S Caution Is Hazardous To Our Health

The FDA'S Caution Is Hazardous To Our Health

May 09, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration, the oldest comprehensive consumer protection agency in the U.S. federal government, is charged with protecting the public health.  Under this… more