Universities Drive Lifesaving Research, But Industry Has Monopolized Patents

Industry is buying control rather than funding research, which means a world of pain may result.

When America First Stood Up Against Giant Retailers

The growth of chain stores like A&P in the early 20th century sparked a massive backlash, one with plenty of parallels to today.

Nigeria's Health Contradiction Is Dividing the Country

A growing disparity between the national health index and that of the oil-rich Niger Delta is deepening an already sharp divide.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Latest US Sanctions Send Ripples Far Beyond Russia

The broad-based salvo of restrictions will be felt across the wider commodity sector.

Meet Venezuela’s Original Oil Gangster

Early 20th century president-dictator Juan Vicente Gómez saw oil as a blessing that kept him in power, but for the country, it has since proved more of a curse.

Nebraska's Secret Gem: A Recession-Proof City

If you’re gambling on stability, a Great Plains stronghold might be your best bet.

The Central Asian Country Powering the World's Nuclear Needs

Kazakhstan’s thriving uranium industry provides the makings for more than one-third of the world’s nuclear fuel.

Special Briefing: Bitcoin’s Remarkable Ride

The popular cryptocurrency is soaring to new heights of value – but will it last?.

Will Millennials Make Cash Obsolete?

Over the next 10 years, millennials — a demographic that has embraced mobile payments — will make up 75 percent of the workforce.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Is Russia Horning in on Latin America’s Oil Patch?

Some experts see an economic and political play as Russia cultivates new Caribbean and South American petroleum partners.

Where Eco Warriors Are Being Murdered

An alarming number of people are killed for trying to protect their country’s natural resources.

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