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This edition: Modern Slavery; Suburban Inequality; CrowdMed; Infographics

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 15, 2014.

First aired: December 17, 2014.

First, nearly 36 million people live in some form of modern slavery, according to the second edition of the Global Slavery Index by the Walk Free Foundation. To discuss, Walk Free's executive director of of global research, Fiona David.

Then, the suburbs of today are as diverse as cities 30 years ago. But inequalities persist for blacks and Hispanics who experience poverty despite rising incomes, according to a new report, "Separate and Unequal in Suburbia" from Brown University and the Russell Sage Foundation. The study's author and Brown University Professor of Sociology, John Logan discusses.

Next, a new website allows unsatisfied patients to post an open call for diagnoses. CEO and Founder, Jared Heyman explains.

And finally, a graphic speaks louder than stats. Gareth Cook, editor of "The Best American Infographics 2014" shares some of those best graphics and discusses the importance of the art.

Guest List

Gareth Cook Editor, "The Best American Infographics 2014"

Fiona David Executive Director of Global Research, Walk Free Foundation

Jared Heyman Founder/CEO, CrowdMed

John Logan Professor of Sociology, Brown University

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