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  • emIts Better Than It Looksem
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    It's Better Than It Looks

    Gregg Easterbrook introduced policy reforms to address economic inequality, climate change, and more. He emphasised shifting from a fear-based approach to one that restores hope.

    575 views
  • emAgainst Footballem and emThe King of Sportsem
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    Against Football and The King of Sports

    Steve Almond, author of Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, and Gregg Easterbrook, author of The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, talked about the impact of…

    726 views
  • QA with Gregg Easterbrook
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    Q&A with Gregg Easterbrook

    Gregg Easterbrook talked about his book, The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, in which he assesses the role of football in America from a statistical point of view. He said that the twenty most-watched…

    3,308 views
  • National Energy Policy
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    National Energy Policy

    Participants talked about the Bush administration’s proposals for a national energy policy and Congressional efforts to address energy demand, rising gas prices, energy infrastructure, and…

    30 views
  • Energy and the Environment
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    Energy and the Environment

    Mr. Easterbrook moderated a panel of lawmakers who talked about U.S. energy policy, the role of government regulation, and enacting programs that benefit the environment. Among the issues…

    26 views
  • The State of the Environment
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    The State of the Environment

    Panelists assessed the political significance of environmentalism and looked at what environmental trends tell us about the condition of the planet. The talked about global warming among…

    15 views
  • Electricity Deregulation
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    Electricity Deregulation

    Legislators and industry officials talked about the future of the electric industry and federal and state efforts to deregulate the industry. They talked about how deregulation would lower…

    16 views
  • Global Economy and Moral Responsibility
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    Global Economy and Moral Responsibility

    Participants discussed the global economy and to what extent moral responsibility could be exercised when trying to build good labor markets and in saving the environment. During the…

    106 views
  • Environmental Protection Agency Cuts
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    Environmental Protection Agency Cuts

    Four authors talked with reporters about their perspectives on regulatory reform and its environmental cuts. Easterbrook is author of A Moment on Earth. Howard is author of The Death of…

    17 views
  • Endangered Species Act Part 2
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    Endangered Species Act Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act. Many Republicans hope to change how the legislation is implemented as part of their overall…

    369 views
  • Environment and the Economy
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    Environment and the Economy

    Mr. McCloskey and Mr. Easterbrook talked about the effects of environmental regulations on the U.S. and global economy. They also took student questions over the telephone.

    17 views
  • emThe Washington Monthlyem 25th Anniversary
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    The Washington Monthly 25th Anniversary

    The participants discussed the differences between opinion writing and mainstream journalism. They also recounted stories of their Washington careers.

    44 views
  • US Space Program
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    U.S. Space Program

    Mr. Easterbrook and Mr. Logsdon discussed the U.S. space program, including the recent loss of contact with an exploratory spacecraft that was intended to map the surface of the planet…

    20 views
  • Events in the News
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    Events in the News

    Mr. Atlas and Mr. Easterbrook discussed the upcoming United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development, otherwise known as the Earth Summit, scheduled to begin later in the week…

    33 views
  • The Individual and the Environment in the 90s
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    The Individual and the Environment in the 90s

    The panelists discuss how life must change in America to reduce mounting environmental threats.

    37 views
  • Global Change The Time to Act
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    Global Change: The Time to Act

    Sponsored by NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the University of Michigan, this conference is entitled “Earth Observations and Global Change.”

    41 views
  • Environment
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    Environment

    The guest recently wrote a Newsweek cover story on the environment.

    12 views
  • Airline Deregulation Has it Been Worthwhile
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    Airline Deregulation: Has it Been Worthwhile?

    40 views
  • State Of The Space Program
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    State Of The Space Program

    Gregg Easterbrook discussed the state of the space program. He answered questions from viewers.

    18 views
  • 1988 Defense Budget
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    1988 Defense Budget

    Gregg Easterbrook discussed Defense Secretary Casper Weinberger’s performance and the 1988 defense budget request. He answered questions from viewers.

    11 views
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