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The COVID-19 economic crisis will hurt. But history offers hope.

The COVID-19 economic crisis will hurt. But history offers hope.

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Economists say COVID-19 has led the US to the brink of a financial crisis unlike any in modern times. But still, previous recessions can bring perspective to this new challenge, especially in terms of the changes brought on by economic collapse.

In the episode of Precedented, we look back at the Great Depression and the Great Recession, to explore how people and society endure times of uncertainty.
COVID-19 revives urgent call for universal health care

COVID-19 revives urgent call for universal health care

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The coronavirus pandemic is putting new pressures on the U.S. health care system – and bringing fresh urgency to the debate over universal coverage. In this video we look at America’s long history with health care reform, and at what we can learn from the role that crises play in fueling change.
The Redirect: Why facts matter on both sides of abortion debate

The Redirect: Why facts matter on both sides of abortion debate