13th: Slavery Then and Now | Ear Hustle, a must hear podcast

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V66F3WU2CKk As the film begins, we hear former President Barack Obama asking us to look at a telling statistic: that the United States is home to “5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. Think about that.” When you do, it’s a boggling number:  1 in 4 of the …

The Problem We All Live With

CLICK: http://audio.thisamericanlife.org/widget/widget.min.js Episode 562: The Problem We All Live With Originally aired 07.31.2015 Note: This American Life is produced for the ear and designed to be heard, not read. We strongly encourage you to listen to the audio, which includes emotion and emphasis that's not on the page. Transcripts are generated using a combination of …