Full story - November 11, 2019
Elizabeth Warren wears a red blazer and speaks with one hand in the air.
Why have so many attempts to reform our market-driven health care system failed, and how might that history inform us about the challenges that lie ahead?
Full story - November 01, 2019
People move large containers full of sorted plastic bottles over a mound of other bottles
Only 9% of plastics are recycled — but the world is actually using fewer natural materials while maintaining economic growth.
Full story - October 22, 2019
bench
New tech has promised us more and more connections. So, why do Americans feel so lonely?
Full story - October 14, 2019
A Delorean car sits with it's iconic doors open on a red carpet
Greek tragedy’s favorite fatal flaw is making a comeback, says the author of "Ego is the Enemy."
Full story - September 23, 2019
A "For Rent" sign in focus in font of a house.
Picking up and moving to new opportunities has always been a part of the American dream. But that narrative has shifted in modern America. As well-paying jobs are increasingly concentrated in cities with high living costs, some Americans find themselves unable to pursue the careers that could most help them and their families.
Full story - September 16, 2019
Children at school
Could an experiment at a small school in the middle of a field in rural North Dakota inspire a revolution in America’s public education system?
Full story - September 09, 2019
President Franklin Roosevelt poses for a photo with other men behind him in a historical image
FDR's New Deal transformed America and is credited with helping the US survive the Great Recession. But his political opponents — including incumbent President Herbert Hoover — called it "a disaster."
Full story - August 09, 2019
A group of tourists stands taking selfies outside.
Tourism is a multi-trillion dollar industry, but how did it start? A history professor breaks down the origins of modern tourism and explains the impact it has had on our world today — good and bad.
Full story - August 02, 2019
A roulette wheel is spun.
An economist and journalist attempts to understand how risk management looks in the workplace outside the world of finance.
Full story - July 19, 2019
A mushroom cloud from a nuclear bomb.
The begging of the nuclear age at the end of World War II happened, in large part, due to fears that Germany would detonate an atomic bomb first. See how the United States pushed itself to become the world's first nuclear power.

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