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#797 Trouble at the old pharm (Health Care)

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Today we take a look at the seedy underbelly of the industry that creates all of those wonderful, life-saving drugs that sit at the crossroads of western medicine and western capitalism.

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#796 Don't eat shit and die (Food)

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Turns out there's a whole lot of stuff wrong with our food supply, including cows eating shit. Like they don't already have it bad enough.

 

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#795 It's hot, it's cold, it's polluted (Climate/Energy)

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Who knew that incredibly complex weather patterns could be explained but something other than thoughtless gut reaction? We learn about the polar vortex, the West Virginia chemical spill and the life cycle of fracked natural gas.

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#794 Scientific literacy and how to get there (Education)

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Today we hear what works and what doesn't when it comes to teaching kids in school. We also hear about the importance of scientific literacy and what's holding so many of us back from having it.

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#793 Our social safety sieve (Economics)

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Today we look at low-income individuals and the social programs that serve them to try to figure out once and for all if poor people are human or not and whether they should be helped or thrown to the wolves for our entertainment.

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