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Nurses Needed

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By the year 2020, a nationwide shortage of up to 500,000 trained nurses could mean that hundreds of thousands of patients will receive less attention and substandard treatment. NOW on PBS takes a hard look at the strains this crisis is placing on the entire medical system, as well as innovative efforts to reverse the trend.

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The Best of NOW: The Wars

The wars in Iraq in Afghanistan -- on the ground over eight years.

24:15

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A Town Revitalized?

Revitalizing America's towns: Has one unorthodox mayor found a path to success?

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Banking on the Locals

A bank cultivates prosperity by lending locally and giving profits back.

4:13

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Economist Editor: Think Long-Term

US Editor of The Economist says fix captialism by ending obesession with stock values.

5:26

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Economist: 401K Meet Local Co-op

Economist Jane D'Arista says retirement funds can be invested locally, avoiding Wall St.

11:24

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Good Jobs, Locally Grown

A community in Washington state pulls together to grow local jobs, using local resources.

6:30

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Industrial-sized Co-ops?

Worker-owned cooperatives - with lofty goals - are on the rise and scaling up.

6:31

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Learning to Run a Co-op

Four women start a catering co-op; part of a national movement to and train co-op groups.

4:32

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Living Large in Tiny Homes

A man creates a stunning tiny office that improves his work life and his bottom line.

2:24

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Trailer: Fixing The Future

Innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity in our new economy.

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