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How to Hitchhike Across America: Thumbs Up Season 1 (Part 1/5)

How to Hitchhike Across America: Thumbs Up Season 1 (Part 1/5)

[MUSIC PLAYING] DAVID CHOE: Ass, cash, or grass, no one rides for free. Thumbs up. I’m David Choe, we’re going cross-country. We’re going across America. We accept all rides for free. Hopping trains, hitchhiking on cars, flying on planes. We’re just not gonna pay for any of them. Last time I did this was during the grunge period in the early ’90s, so it’s been awhile. And I only almost got raped twice, and so hopefully that won’t happen. But…

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Africa’s Cowboy Capitalists (Full Length)

Africa’s Cowboy Capitalists (Full Length)

[MUSIC PLAYING] IAN COX: As Americans, we put a lot of stake in how we’re all about the frontier, and have the frontier spirit. All that kind of stuff is in the history books now. But I think there is a group of individuals in America, and they still have that innate sense of going somewhere where it’s a bit rough and making a go of it. And that’s what I’m doing. Where else better to bust out than in…

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Paul Krugman Teaches Economics and Society | Official Trailer | MasterClass

Paul Krugman Teaches Economics and Society | Official Trailer | MasterClass

[MUSIC PLAYING] We live in strange times. The housing bubble burst– rise of China– and the rise of inequality. Health is a very big deal. Taxes are a front rank issue. Blue-collar jobs were lost. Two groups have been left behind. But it’s a complicated story. Instead of saying, ah, it’s a complicated world, I don’t get it, say, all right, let me try to figure this out. Let me make sense of this. Doing economics requires stepping back from…

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Jeremy Scahill on “Dirty Wars” and U.S. National Security: VICE Podcast 009

Jeremy Scahill on “Dirty Wars” and U.S. National Security: VICE Podcast 009

JEREMY SCAHILL: To me, the debate we’ve had over the past 12 years about how we as a society responded to 9/11 has not been fierce enough. And I don’t think we’ve asked many of the right questions. [MUSIC PLAYING] REIHAN SALAM: Hi. I’m Reihan Salam. And this is the Vice podcast. I’m joined today by Jeremy Scahill, a correspondent for “The Nation,” an independent journalist, author of “Dirty Wars,” and also figures prominently in “Dirty Wars,” a new film…

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