1 Still Throwing People in Prison for Owing Money
2 Instant Egghead - What is the Higgs Boson?
3 Songs Against Drilling
4 Sundance Documentary Winner on 'War on Drugs'


Still Throwing People in Prison for Owing Money

Thomas Giovanni, counsel in the Justice Program at the
Brennan Center for Justice, talks with Ezra Klein about
the industry built on imprisoning poor people who cannot
pay court fines and end up lost in a system of fees and
penalties, pursued by debt collectors.

July 3, 2012


Instant Egghead - What is the Higgs Boson?

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva have
been looking for a mysterious particle called the Higgs
Boson. Scientific American editor George Musser explains
why the Higgs is so important to science and to our very

Jun 29, 2012


Songs Against Drilling

With a blend of interviews and concert footage, the
filmmaker Alex Gibney covers an anti-hydraulic
fracturing rally and accompanying benefit concert
featuring Natalie Merchant and Mark Ruffalo.

July 6, 2012


Sundance Documentary Winner on 'War on Drugs'

"The House I Live In" premiered at the Sundance Film
Festival (and later won Sundance's Grand Jury Prize for
Documentary). The film weaves together director Eugene
Director's personal narrative with America's war on
drugs. Here, producers including Sam Cullman, Melinda
Snopsis, Danny Glover, and director Eugene Jarecki --
reflect on the film and its Sundance premiere. Uploaded
by PBS.

Jan 26, 2012


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