Containing the Eurozone Contagion and the Battle Over SOPA
The Agenda asks: does the wild, wild web need to be controlled? And, Yanis Varoufakis on continuing problems in the Eurozone.
Yanis Varoufakis: Euro at Risk
The Euro's problems continue. Greece's sovereign debt is still neither under control, nor resolved, and they're not the only European country struggling. Author and University of Athens economics professor Yanis Varoufakis gives Steve Paikin an update on the Eurozone`s future and the risk to other global economies.
An anti-piracy battle is brewing in the United States. On one side, the entertainment and media industry who say piracy is costing them billions of dollars a year. On the other, tech industry giants who argue the legislation as drafted would break the Internet. Who controls the wild, wild web? Does the Internet need to be civilized? Clay Shirky and Rebecca MacKinnon join a debate.
Civil disobedience movements of the past and present are noble and successful only when their participants are willing to accept grave consequences for their actions. By contrast, tens of thousands of people might press "Like" on Facebook or sign a petition to no real effect. Is this form of public protest enough? Akaash Maharaj and The Agenda Insight.