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Month: August 2012
Income Disparity: Should Equality Be the Goal?
Income Disparity: Should Equality Be the Goal?

What is the problem with some people having more money than others? Would it be better if everyone had the same? What if we could make sure everyone earned the same amount of money as everyone else? What would happen then? This segment looks at income disparity in America.

Food Police: Regulation Gone Wrong
Food Police: Regulation Gone Wrong

Should people be allowed to eat whatever they want? Even if it’s bad for them? What are the limits on freedom? What are the limits on government power? This segment looks at some regulations on food and asks the question: Is it the role of government to protect me from myself?

Collaboration Leads to Innovation
Collaboration Leads to Innovation

Why has life changed so much over the past few centuries, after remaining relatively the same for hundreds of thousands of years? Why does it seem that changes occur faster now than in the past? How have our lives been affected by innovation? What does the future hold? This segment looks at the reasons for and results of collaboration and innovation.