Further to the success of Agita
on a national and regional platform, the WHO adopted this focus for World Health Day in 2002, which resulted in the establishment of the Agita
Mundo/Move for Health, global campaign.
and his writers have energetically tackled the big issues of the day--'the stuff we find most interesting; as he said in an interview at the show's Midtown Manhattan offices, the stuff that gives them the most 'agita
,' the sometimes somber stories he refers to as his 'morning cup of sadness.' And they've done so in ways that straight news programs cannot: speaking truth to power in blunt, sometimes profane language, while using satire and playful looniness to ensure that their political analysis never becomes solemn or pretentious."