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September 15, 2009

What Would You Pay More For?

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After President Obama said he'd consider taxing soda to encourage healthier lifestyles, we felt inspired to ask: What items would you pay higher taxes on to ensure health care for all?

Your answers so far include cigarettes, junk food, fast food, beer, tobacco, sporting events, companies who "inhumanely raise animals for meat," firearms, processed foods, golf clubs, botox, personal jets and more.

Me? I'd heavily tax people who don't hold the door open, drivers that cut me off on the turnpike, and folks who talk during movies...but now we're starting to stray from the idea of sacrifice into the idea of punishment. And we know the IRS does not exist to punish people, right? Right?

December 7, 2009

2009: The Most Popular NOW Videos

We've researched the five most popular online videos from NOW on PBS, and are proud to share them with you:

1. Food Inc.
Behind the food we love—Secrets that giant food companies don't want you to know.

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