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"Mental Health Experts on Donald Trump" (14 minutes)

Leading mental health experts speak out on the world’s most dangerous man.

Donald Trump has incited his followers to violence, brags about his sexual assaults, and is unable to respond calmly to any criticism.

We need a nonpartisan expert panel to assess Trump’s mental fitness.

"The Laura Flanders Show" (26.5 minutes)

Climate change can go one of two ways, bring us together or drive us apart, and cities will lead the way. Architect, author and planner Carl Anthony joins Laura in conversation with Ashley Dawson, author of “Extreme Cities,” to discuss the best and worst ways to respond to climate change.

"The Thrilling Potential for Off-Grid Solar Energy" (14.5 minutes)

An energy revolution is happening in villages and towns across Africa. Off-grid solar energy is becoming a viable alternative to traditional electricity systems. Every household can be a proud producer as well as consumer of energy.

That's the democracy of energy.

"Over Troubled Waters" (45 minutes)

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the largest estuary on the west coast of the Americas, is a national treasure being squandered by greed. In this visually rich documentary, Ed Begley, Jr. narrates the story of the battle being fought by the people of the Delta to protect the region they love and encourage saner water policies for all of the people of California.

"Cure to Loneliness" (6.5 minutes)

We are not involved in each other’s stories anymore. We don’t depend on each other in the way that people did for most of human history, when your well-being depended on the health and talents of people around you.

That is where our civilization has taken us … and we’re pretty lonely here.

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