Monthly Archives April 2008

Bad Bugs Bunny: The Dark Side of Warner Brothers Cartoons

When we think of cartoons today, we think of Saturday morning children’s entertainment. We think of images drawn in bright colors, dealing in fanciful concepts, moving at a quick pace. Sometimes they deal with ethical struggles of selfishness. There is a common story arc of the main character indulging him or herself, hurting people around […]

Sick Around the World: An International Journey through Medical Economics

T.R. Reid, veteran foreign correspondent for The Washington Post and current NPR commenter, produced a travelogue documentary for Frontline comparing the national health systems of five capitalistic democracies. In Sick Around the World, he traveled to Britain, Germany, Japan, Switzerland and Taiwan, interviewing top health policy experts asking them to explain their national health care […]