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Today's technology provides us with the capability to communicate with each other virtually 24/7. And yet studies show Americans feel less connected and more divided than ever.

The Futuro Media Group

Maria Hinojosa is anchor and executive producer of the long-running weekly NPR show, Latino USA, and anchor of the talk show, Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One, from WGBH/La Plaza. She is also founder of the Futuro Media Group, which she created to tell the stories that are overlooked or under reported by traditional media outlets.

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Named one of the best books of 2015, Dreamland: The True Tale of America’'s Opiate Epidemic by journalist Sam Quinones, provides a detailed look at the opiate epidemic devastating much of America today. Mr. Quinones tracks the origins of the heroin crisis, the dramatic growth of opiate abuse and its tragic devastation.