LIT_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_336x280

The Daily Show with John Stewart Humorously Addresses the Idea That the U.S. Is Headed Toward Third World Status

What we love most about The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is the fact that they fearlessly address controversial issues with humor. Doing so makes the controversy not only accessible, but easier to digest, and easier for us as citizens to productively discuss. This video is no different.

In the video, you’ll see The Daily Show‘s go-to correspondent, Aasif Mandvi, explore the idea that, with its current healthcare system, the U.S. is headed toward third world status. Geared up to travel the globe and learn about developing countries, where does Mandvi go? Knoxville, Tennessee.

In the video above, you saw Mandvi with Stan Brock, founder and president of Remote Area Medical (RAM). As alluded to by Mandvi, RAM provides free dental, vision, and medical care to those who are in need and cannot afford it. This includes the transport of supplies, which remains one of RAM’s largest unfunded costs.

Medianet LIT
Criteo LIT
Proper LIT literacysite_belowcontent
The Literacy Site is a place where people can come together to help children gain access to a good education. In addition to signing petitions, shopping for the cause, and staying informed about literacy and education, visitors can take just a moment each day to click on an orange button to provide books for children in need. Visit The Literacy Site and click today - it's free!