John Larson travels to Samso, population 4,000, to find out how its residents kicked their addiction to oil — and how the U.S. might follow their lead.
Carl Safina of the Blue Ocean Institute told Need to Know’s Jon Meacham that the Deepwater Horizon spill could be the end of Big Oil as we know it.
Humorist Andy Borowitz takes a wry look at the most interesting stories that haven’t happened yet. This week, Andy hawks some pledge week merchandise.
Satirist Steve Brodner illustrates the complex entanglements affair between the Minerals Management Service and the oil industry.
A Need to Know investigation reveals just how common it is for major U.S. banks to launder money from drug traffickers.
Need to Know’s Jon Meacham talks to Felix Salmon of Reuters about efforts to reform Wall Street.
Paddy Hirsch uses his super high-tech method to explain financial reform.