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How To Be Optimistic About The Future


Amid political turmoil, environmental challenges and eroding trust in democratic institutions, the future can look pretty bleak. Joe Tankersley says it could be a lot brighter than people imagine, and he’s on a mission to persuade people to change the way they think about the future.
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A Closer Look At The Prisoner Transportation Business


A new report from the Marshall Project and the New York Times examines the case of a prisoner who died while being transported from Florida to Kentucky in 2011. Eli Hager, staff writer with the Marshall Project, talks about the private prison transportation business, and what can go wrong when prisoners are transported across the country.
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The Role Of Lobbyists In Crafting Legislation


A hardline anti-immigration group has been linked to a bill banning sanctuary cities in Florida. So who’s really writing the rules? Whether it’s a polarizing issue like immigration- or something less controversial like taxes- what role do lobbyists play in crafting legislation?
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