Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Some economists say the current financial crisis has exposed serious flaws in the U.S. version of capitalism: Why some believe we may be headed toward a more regulated, European style economic model.
- Peter Wallison Arthur F. Burns fellow in financial policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute; served as general counsel of the U.S. Treasury department in the Reagan Administration
- William Greider national affairs correspondent for "The Nation" His most recent book is titled "Come Home, America"
- Kevin Phillips political and economic commentator. His most recent book is titled: "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism"
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