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The Storm Makers

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POV
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A chilling exposé of Cambodia’s human trafficking underworld, The Storm Makers weaves the story of Aya, a young peasant sold into slavery at age 16, with that of two powerful traffickers (known as "storm makers" for the havoc they wreak) who use deception to funnel a stream of poor and illiterate people across the country's borders. Continue


China's boom years lead to financial crisis

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


The Shanghai stock market has lost a quarter of its value in five days and the Chinese government has tried throwing everything it can at the problem. Paul Mason of Independent Television News reports. Continue


The Storm Makers: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
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Filmmaker Guillaume Suon discusses the making of the POV documentary The Storm Makers. Continue


TTC Extra: Historic Ranger Graduation

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To The Contrary
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Captain Kristen Griest and Lt. Shay Haver became the first women to graduate from the military's Ranger program. Their triumph may allow future female soldiers to be eligible for upcoming Ranger regiments. Continue


How a grocery store job turned a former inmate's life around

PBS NewsHour
PBS


While reporting on a chain of successful, family-owned supermarkets in Philadelphia food deserts, economics correspondent Paul Solman met ex-offender Anthony Brown who discussed his path from prison to frozen food manager. Continue


Beyond Debt

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The Open Mind
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Michael Peterson, the CEO and President of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation talks about finding sustainable solutions to the long-term challenge of our national debt. Continue


Entrepreneur/Author Jessica Jackley

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The co-founder of the massively successful microlending site Kiva discusses the potential impact that crowdfunding can have on the world, and also shares on her new book, CLAY WATER BRICK. Continue


What are Greece’s options after ‘no’ vote?

PBS NewsHour
PBS


After Sunday’s ‘no’ vote in Greece, all sides are uncertain about what will happen next. Stephan Richter of The Globalist and Paul Krugman of The New York Times offer different perspectives on what the vote means for Greece’s future. Continue


The Afternoon of Conversation: Peter Thiel

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Venture capitalist Peter Thiel sits down with David Bradley, chairman of the Atlantic Media Company. Continue


How Do We Sustain Economic Growth?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Key economic indicators suggest that the US Economy has recovered from the global recession. However, we have seen slow economic growth in the US, while other countries have enjoyed a faster paced financial recovery. What can we do to jump-start our economic engine? Continue


Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanishing

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To The Contrary
PBS


Politics & Race: Donald Trump and Jeb Bush criticized for what some perceive as anti-immigrant rhetoric. Colleges Tackle Sexual Assault: After much debate, are campuses any safer? Elena Vanishing: One woman, with the help of her mother, tells her tale of struggling with anorexia. PANEL: Rina Shah Bharara; Megan Beyer; Ashe Schow; Anushay Hossain Continue


Is China in the midst of major economic transformation?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


How should we interpret China’s market turmoil? Judy Woodruff talks to Nicholas Lardy of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Evan Osnos of The New Yorker. Continue


TTC Extra: A Senior Tradition

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To The Contrary
PBS


Former St. Paul School student Owen Labrie, could serve jail time following a fellow student's accusation of rape during what is traditionally known as 'senior salute". Continue


Why Polish migrants decided to strike in the UK

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


On Thursday, Britain had its first ever strike by migrants. It was called by a group of Polish immigrants to push back at being blamed for Britain’s economic problems. In the latest of his reports on migration in Europe, special correspondent Malcolm Brabant examines the relationship between the immigrant workers and the country they’d like to call home. Continue


Fiat Chrysler faces record fines for failing to recall cars

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back hundreds of thousands of Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles, as well as pay $105 million in penalties as part of a federal settlement. The government found that the company had failed to notify owners and delayed fixing vehicles in connection to steering and control problems. Judy Woodruff talks to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. Continue


Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

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To The Contrary
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Entitlements; Lawmakers proposing restrictions to welfare. Discipline in Public Schools; Are minority girls disciplined in school more harshly than others? PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Darlene Kennedy. Continue


Greece ‘ready’ for tough measures, says ambassador

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


What’s next for Greece after voters rejected a bailout referendum Sunday? Gwen Ifill speaks to Greek Ambassador Christos Panagopoulos about the path ahead for his nation and the potential global consequences of not reaching a compromise with lenders. Continue


The Afternoon of Conversation: Paul Ryan

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) discusses his plans for the economy with Weekly Standard founder and editor William Kristol. Continue


Why Democratic Capitalism Needs Design Thinking

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Roger Martin studies the future of democratic capitalism at the Martin Prosperity Institute. Tim Brown is the CEO of IDEO, which designs solutions to systemic challenges in education, health, financial inclusion and government. Together, they are examining new approaches to tackle decades of stagnation in US household income and rising income inequality. Continue


How Can the Private Sector Increase Economic Mobility?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


The private sector is an important source of innovation, jobs and economic security. What role should business play in supporting economic mobility? What degree of freedom do executives have to address inequality as a business issue? What are the costs to increasing economic inequality? Continue


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