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Month: July 2012
The War on Interns
The War on Interns

Author Steven Greenhouse and Hannah Jackman of the National Journalism Center debate the use of interns.

Cash for Clunkers
Cash for Clunkers

Do government programs always help? Do the outcomes match the promises? What about the unseen, unintended results? This segment looks at the Cash for Clunkers program, and its results.

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

Why is America so prosperous? Is it our natural resources? Or is it something more? Perhaps it’s because America is a good place for entrepreneurs. This segment looks at entrepreneurship in America.

Free Speech
Free Speech

Should people be allowed to offend each other? Criticize each other’s views, religion, even race? Should the government protect us from offensive speech, or protect offensive speakers? How important is free speech in a free society? How unique is freedom of speech in the world? This segment looks at free speech in America and some other countries.

Title IX
Title IX

Are you opposed to sexism? Shouldn’t men and women be treated equally? Isn’t fairness a virtuous goal? Don’t we all believe in fairness? Doesn’t Title IX simply prohibit discrimination based on sex? Can good laws have bad results? This segment looks at Title IX and some unintended consequences.

Immigration
Immigration

Why do people come to America? Isn’t America a cesspool of crass commercialism and greedy, materialistic people? What’s so great about America that while we criticize it and try to change it, millions of immigrants struggle to come here? This segment looks at the pursuit of happiness in America.

Earned Success
Earned Success

What makes people happy? Is it money? What role does success play? This segment looks at entrepreneurship, happiness, and the American Dream.