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Generation Food

With a billion hungry and two billion overweight people on Earth, everyone knows that the food system is broken. But few people understand that it’s a system, with rules that keep things ticking along. The new documentary Generation Food examines this system. Read more


Web Junkie

China is one of the first countries in the world to label overuse of the Internet a clinical condition. Web Junkie explores lives of patients at the treatment facilities the Chinese Government has created to detox and cure teenagers of their addictions to online life.  Read more


How Empowered Women Changed the World

Melinda Gates writes: “It’s a myth that saving lives leads to overpopulation.  Bill and I wrote about three myths that block progress for the poor in our Annual Letter. Read more


After Tiller


Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing


All of Me

The “Girls” have been friends, and obese, for years. Their bond goes deep and wide, literally and figuratively. They are smart, intuitive, complex, warm, and compelling and speak openly about their inner lives. They’ve tried every diet and every pill. Read more


A Place at the Table


The Breathe Project

The Breathe Project is a coalition of residents, businesses, government and many other groups in southwestern Pennsylvania that are working together to clean up the air for the health of their families and economy. Using innovative monitoring in real time and inviting the public to participate, the Breathe Project is tackling the area’s air pollution […]

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