Future Risks: Cybersecurity

Future Risks: Cybersecurity

So much of our lives our economies and our governments depend on data these days. That means we are more vulnerable than ever to cyber-attackers. Today, a successful cyber-attack can have huge economic consequences. Companies consumers financial systems and critical infrastructure like power grids and...

PBS NewsHour full episode September 30, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode September 30, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: a critical moment for the country. As President Trump lashes out, what’s next as the impeachment inquiry moves forward and the president’s lawyer is subpoenaed by the House of Representatives? Then: hitting the mark...

Trump’s Deregulation

Trump’s Deregulation

We have undertaken a historic effort to massively reduce job-crushing regulations. Sounded good to me, but the media says Trump is wrecking America. This is a very big deal. The Environmental Protection Agency just rolled back Obama-era climate rules. He singlehandedly led the world down...

China’s Rehab For Internet-Addicted Youth

China’s Rehab For Internet-Addicted Youth

Around the world, addiction destroys people’s lives, it slows down economic progress, and disrupts peaceful societies. But addiction is not exclusive to drug use, many activities are prone to abuse, and in the 21st century, some people are literally becoming addicted to technology. In China,...