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Student Loans | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

With Americans' student debt now over $1.5 trillion, private financial companies have benefited from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' hands-off regulation that has made it easy for students to become trapped in debt

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Racism in the Michael Cohen Hearing?

Rep. Rashida Tlaib said what Mark Meadows did at the Michael Cohen hearing was racist. Then, Rep. Tlaib apologized to Meadows. Lawrence explains the House rules do not allow members of the House to insult members of the House and insists that that doesn't mean Mark Meadows is not a racist.

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A New Algorithm Decodes Rat Squeaks

Rats are social and chatty critters, but most of their chatter is above the frequency that human ears can hear. If researchers could listen to what rats are “saying,” it could change countless experiments. We visit some scientists who built software to make sense of their squeaks.

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Native Son | Movie

The story of a young African-American man who comes of age in the South Side of Chicago, based on the seminal Richard Wright novel with the same title. Premieres April 6 on HBO.

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Tucker Carlson Totally Loses It in Unaired Interview

Fox News refused to air this interview with Dutch historian Rutger Bregman after Fox News host Tucker Carlson lost his temper, calling his guest a 'tiny brain...moron' during the interview.

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Documentary | Knock Down The House

Knock Down the House follows four women political candidates – a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri – during the 2018 mid-term elections. The film was voted the Festival Favorite Award from among 121 films at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. 

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Brexit III

The UK could officially leave the European Union next month, which would be a huge change with hugely damaging consequences.

Angela Davis Returns to Birmingham

Angela Davis reflects on Palestinian rights and the indivisibility of freedom, the Birmingham civil rights movement and the on-off-and-then-on-again award to her.

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Ari Melber Interview With Four Key Mueller Witnesses

Four witnesses involved in Bob Mueller’s Russia probe – Jerome Corsi, Sam Nunberg, Michael Caputo and Carter Page – are each linked to President Trump, each directly involved in the Russia probe and have each given testimony to federal investigators

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Get Me Roger Stone | Movie Trailer

One man was plotting a Donald Trump presidential run for years: Roger Stone. Diving deep into the mind of the master manipulator, Get Me Roger Stone provides a raw perspective on American politics from Joe McCarthy to Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.

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Cardi B & Nancy P Take on Trump

Trump fires back at Nancy P after she proposes postponing the State of the Union address. Cardi B sounds off about the government shutdown. Michael Kosta unpacks the use of crowdfunding to help unpaid federal workers.

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Shoplifters | Movie Trailer

In this award-winning gem, a veteran shoplifter and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold and take her in, testing their family bonds. Full review.
 

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Stacey Abrams | How to Respond to Setbacks

In an electrifying talk, Stacey Abrams shares the lessons she learned from her campaign for governor of Georgia, some advice on how to change the world -- and a few hints at her next steps. "Be aggressive about your ambition," Abrams says.

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What Is Emergence?

How do extraordinarily complex emergent phenomena — like ants assembling themselves into living bridges, or tiny water and air molecules forming into swirling hurricanes — spontaneously arise from systems of much simpler elements?

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Surviving R. Kelly: Bonus

Survivors Asante McGee, Kitti Jones, Lizzette Martinez, Lisa Van Allen, backup singer Jovante Cunningham, performing artist Sparkle, and ex-wife and survivor of R. Kelly, Andrea Kelly, address R. Kelly directly in this bonus clip from Episode 6 of Surviving R. Kelly, "Black Girls Matter." #SurvivingRKelly

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America's Rigged Economy in Two Minutes

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, explains why the American economy is rigged, and what that means for future generations.

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Bob Dylan: With God on Our Side

Bob Dylan's memorable 1988 Live Oakland performance of With God on Our Side made into a historical / lyric video.

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AlphaZero: Machine Learning From Scratch

AlphaZero taught itself from scratch chess, shogi and Go, beating a world-champion program in each case and discovering new and creative playing strategies that hint at the potential to tackle other complex problems.

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Network | Movie / Theater

A classic Paddy Chayevsky film starring Faye Dunaway and William Holden about a the role of the media in the corrupt system by which the very rich screw the middle class and poor. Now in a theater version with Bryan Cranston.

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