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When a Change of Address Changes Everything

In this clip from Episode 6, host Masud Olufani says that Congress recently approved funding for a program to help poor families move to new neighborhoods. That’s because of new research showing that moving to a new address - sometimes just a mile or two away - can alter the course of a child’s life.

When a Change of Address Changes Everything


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    Correcting the Myth of the Superpredator

    S1 E8 - 10m 27s

    States are reconsidering life prison sentences of people who were given mandatory life terms as juveniles – a practice since ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. At the time, in the 1990s, a handful of researchers inspired panic with a dire but flawed prediction: the imminent arrival of  a new breed of remorseless teen killers, so-called superpredators.

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    The Bullying Industry | Andy Borowitz

    S1 E8 - 4m 37s

    Prominent Americans are eager to declare their opposition to bullying. There’s only one problem, New Yorker magazine humorist Andy Borowitz asserts: we live in an enthusiastically pro-bullying culture. He traces the history of bullying on television and beyond.

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    Episode 8

    S1 E8 - 53m 22s

    Sex ed programs in schools are informed by the past; busting a crime myth; AIDS hot spots; the legacy of napster; Andy Borowitz tackles bullying.

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