An interview with Chris Patil, a Boston-based biologist and scientific writer who wants to go to Mars.
Is government propping you up or holding you down?
KJZZ, in partnership with students from Arizona State's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, wants your perspective on government intervention in our lives today. The U.S. is $15 trillion in debt and more Americans live in poverty than in the past 52 years. And there are raging political and philosophical debates about how much general welfare we can or can't afford, and whether we are staying true to the Constitution's guiding principles. Where do you draw the line between what's in the best interest of the state versus what's in the best interest of the individual, and what is the government's role in securing either?