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What Now: The crime economy

Jan 6, 2012
Reforming our prison system may, in fact, help the country grow -- economically.
Posted In: What Now?, Crime, prisons
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What Now: The junk food diet

Jan 5, 2012
Millions of Americans make resolutions to change the way they eat. But, can we change the way food is marketed to us?
Posted In: obesity, junk food, children, What Now?
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The future of the Arab Spring in 2012

Jan 4, 2012
Last year, revolutions led to political changes in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya. So what's next for the Middle East in 2012?
Posted In: What Now?, Arab Spring, democracy
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How will the Supreme Court tackle health care?

Jan 3, 2012
It stands to be one of the biggest Supreme Court cases in the last decade: The argument over the constitutionality of the health care law. The final decision won't be easy to predict.
Posted In: Supreme Court, health care, healthcare reform, What Now?
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2012: The year in review (that's not a typo)

Dec 29, 2011
Commentator Kristina Wong gives her summary of the year that was... 2012, a few months early.
Posted In: What Now?, 2012
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2012's defining political issue

Dec 28, 2011
Bye-bye 2011. So what will we be talking about in 2012? Here's a hint: The federal government.
Posted In: What Now?, 2012
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The disappearing book

Dec 27, 2011
You'll see a lot of top ten lists this week, including one for books. But are those page turners about to vanish?
Posted In: What Now?, Books, e-books

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