21-10 Segment 2: Working Within The Oil Sector

The oil and gas industry employs millions of workers. In 2018, 6.7 million Americans worked within the traditional energy sector. Yet, when we often hear about the industry, it’s entangled in political and environmental news. Rarely does it look at the workers themselves and the challenging and physical barriers of the job. In 2013, Michael Patrick Smith moved from Brooklyn, New York to Williston, North Dakota to work as an oil swamper. He joins us this week on Viewpoints.

Culture Crash 21-10: The Many Documentaries On Demand

Culture Crash 21-10: The Many Documentaries On Demand

It seems like every day there’s a new documentary released on a streaming platform that hooks viewers. The content ranges from true crime, sports and many other subjects. But with this constant cycle of releases, is quantity or quality the real goal here?