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Concerns About New Part-Time Work Trends and Proposed Remedies

Concerns About New Part-Time Work Trends and Proposed Remedies

August 7, 2014

More than seven million Americans can find only part-time work when they would rather work full-time. Concerns about unpredictable hours, on-call shifts and proposed remedies.

Inside America’s Debt Collection Industry

Inside America’s Debt Collection Industry

August 6, 2014

A new study says 35 percent of Americans are facing debt collection. Now, government regulators are taking a closer look at how the industry operates. We take a look inside America’s debt collection industry.

Debate Over Corporate Tax 'Inversions'

Debate Over Corporate Tax 'Inversions'

August 4, 2014

A growing number of American companies are re-incorporating overseas for lower tax rates. But critics say it’s a loophole that ends up costing taxpayers. Join us for debate over IRS rules for U.S. companies.

Attorney Ken Feinberg On Claims Against GM

Attorney Ken Feinberg On Claims Against GM

July 30, 2014

Death and personal injury claims related to faulty ignition switches in 2.6 million General Motors cars can be filed starting Friday. We talk with Ken Feinberg, who led victim compensation efforts after 9/11, on the claims against GM.

Conflicting Court Decisions On Federal Subsidies For Health Insurance

Conflicting Court Decisions On Federal Subsidies For Health Insurance

July 23, 2014

Two U.S appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on whether millions who buy health insurance on federally-run health exchanges can get subsidies. Please join us to discuss what the decisions mean for consumers and President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

July 18, 2014

A surface-to-air missile shoots down a passenger airliner over Ukraine. Israel launches a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip. And the U.S. announces sanctions against Russia's energy and defense sectors. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Safety and Regulation of Dietary Supplements

Safety and Regulation of Dietary Supplements

July 16, 2014

Sixty-eight percent of Americans use dietary supplements. But critics say unknown hazards lurk in the pills, powders and capsules we turn to for health and well being. We discuss concerns about the safety and regulation of the supplement industry.

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

July 15, 2014

Seattle-based entrepreneur Nick Hanauer argues that mega-millionaires like him need to do more to help reduce income inequality.

Soaring Natural Gas Production, New Pipelines And Private Property Rights.

Soaring Natural Gas Production, New Pipelines And Private Property Rights.

July 15, 2014

The U.S. natural gas industry plans to build an estimated 89,000 miles of new pipelines. Some private land owners are fighting back. Please join us to discuss soaring natural gas production and the effort to protect family fields, forests and streams.

The Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy

July 2, 2014

In the wake of massive protests by taxi drivers over ridesharing services like Uber, a conversation about the Sharing Economy and the future of services like Lyft and Airbnb.

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