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Can Las Vegas Victims Afford Their Hospital Bills?
Can Las Vegas Victims Afford Their Hospital Bills?
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You won’t believe how much they’ll have to pay. Ana Kasparian, Brett Erlich, and Aida Rodriguez, the...
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This Psychological Trick Will Make You Love Paying Your Taxes
This Psychological Trick Will Make You Love Paying Your Taxes
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Half the pain of paying taxes is having no control over where it goes. This Harvard professor has a...
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Will AI Result in Mass Unemployment or a New Middle Class?
Will AI Result in Mass Unemployment or a New Middle Class?
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We've heard it before: Artificial Intelligence is coming to take our jobs. But is it really their fa...
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Can Universal Basic Income End Our Cultural Obsession With Work?
Can Universal Basic Income End Our Cultural Obsession With Work?
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In 1948, German philosopher Josef Pieper predicted that society was headed for a dystopia he called...
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This Year's Increase In Military Budget Could Fund College For Everyone
This Year's Increase In Military Budget Could Fund College For Everyone
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Because why not? Ana Kasparian, Michael Shure, and Brett Erlich, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss....
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China Banning Non-Electric Cars
China Banning Non-Electric Cars
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China is not messing around when it comes to phasing out gas-powered cars. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kaspar...
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Is an Economy for the People, or to Maximize Profit?
Is an Economy for the People, or to Maximize Profit?
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We hear the term "disrupted" a lot. But what does it mean, and why does the fear of change it repres...
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As Harvey floods Texas, Congress due to debate insurance program that’s underwater
As Harvey floods Texas, Congress due to debate insurance program that’s underwat...
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A vast majority of Texas homeowners in areas under water from Tropical Storm Harvey lack flood insur...
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How retailers are banking on options and experiences to draw in shoppers
How retailers are banking on options and experiences to draw in shoppers
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Is traditional retail dead? There have been more store closings this year than any since the Great R...
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Library of things
Library of things
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It's thought the average power drill is only used for 12 minutes over its lifetime. Wouldn't it be b...
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What Does Late Capitalism Really Mean?
What Does Late Capitalism Really Mean?
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The cynical #latecapitalism meme going around social media calls out the inequities and absurdities...
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Sanders Drug Importation Bill Would Save Americans Billions
Sanders Drug Importation Bill Would Save Americans Billions
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Bernie Sanders has proposed a new bill to protect Americans from big pharma price-gouging. Cenk Uygu...
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Universal Basic Income, the 30-Hour Workweek, and the Economics of Poverty
Universal Basic Income, the 30-Hour Workweek, and the Economics of Poverty
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Transcript: Look, I think change is scary. I think there is no way around that. I think what is fami...
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Would a 15 Hour Work Week Save the Planet?
Would a 15 Hour Work Week Save the Planet?
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Thom discusses ancient cultures who lived sustainably and comfortably, working only 15 hours a week...
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The Farm of the Future Could Fit in Your Backyard
The Farm of the Future Could Fit in Your Backyard
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Alesca Life’s shipping container farm is a green haven in central Beijing. Could this be the way to...
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Rooftop Solar is Growing Like a Weed, Despite Fossil Fuel Billionaires trying to Crush It
Rooftop Solar is Growing Like a Weed, Despite Fossil Fuel Billionaires trying to...
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Thom talks about the growing interest and support for residential solar power applications, and all...
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Universal Healthcare's Been Working Great In Germany For A Long Time
Universal Healthcare's Been Working Great In Germany For A Long Time
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Jimmy Dore and Malcolm Fleshner discuss the history of universal healthcare plans.
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What happened when this struggling city opened its arms to refugees
What happened when this struggling city opened its arms to refugees
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After decades of decline, the city of Utica, New York, is growing again, thanks in part to its reput...
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Women, Libor, Testosterone & Flawed Economics
Women, Libor, Testosterone & Flawed Economics
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Ann Pettifor talks about male dominance, intellectual backwardness and the economics discipline Visi...
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Walking the Silk Road, where globalization got started
Walking the Silk Road, where globalization got started
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The Silk Road, the ancient trading route that spanned from Asia toward the West, is where we find jo...
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Who built Great Zimbabwe? And why?
Who built Great Zimbabwe? And why?
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Stretched across a tree-peppered expanse in Southern Africa lies the ruins of Great Zimbabwe, a medi...
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Generating Solar Jobs For City Residents
Generating Solar Jobs For City Residents
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Have a criminal record and no high school diploma? No problem. The Baltimore Center for Green Career...
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Half Of Americans Make What Minimum Wage Should Be
Half Of Americans Make What Minimum Wage Should Be
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…if the minimum wage had kept pace with productivity since its inception. John Iadarola and Jayar Ja...
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Why Every Weekend Should Be A 3-Day Weekend
Why Every Weekend Should Be A 3-Day Weekend
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Like three-day weekends? What if every weekend was a three-day weekend? Ana Kasparian, Ben Mankiewic...
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Labor violations force truckers into life of servitude
Labor violations force truckers into life of servitude
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An investigative report released Friday by USA Today, exposes a truck driving industry rife with lab...
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The Truth about Job-Taking Machines, Globalization, and Mexican Trade
The Truth about Job-Taking Machines, Globalization, and Mexican Trade
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The US economy has spawned a vicious cycle that few people are talking about, but it's one that affe...
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Jackson Pollock painting likely worth millions found in Arizona garage
Jackson Pollock painting likely worth millions found in Arizona garage
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A painting believed to be the work of abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock was found in a garage i...
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Shopping malls across America are expected to close
Shopping malls across America are expected to close
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Hundreds of malls have shut down in the past 15 years. As many as 1 out of 4 shopping malls in the c...
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Meet The Woman Who Saved Thousands Of Refugees From Eritrea
Meet The Woman Who Saved Thousands Of Refugees From Eritrea
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Eritrea has been called the North Korea of Africa, the country is in the midst of a refugee crisis a...
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Capitalism 2.0 Will Include a Healthy Dose of Socialism
Capitalism 2.0 Will Include a Healthy Dose of Socialism
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Transcript: I get asked a lot about the state of capitalism and I think that for those members of so...
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