Business

Sidney Harman & Tina Brown

April 4, 2011

What happens when one of the world’s most famous magazine editors joins forces with one of the most successful American magnates? Tina Brown and Sidney Harman join Diane to discuss their collaboration into cyberspace and print: the Newsweek Daily Beast Company.

Nuclear Contamination in Japan

March 29, 2011

High levels of radioactivity in water in and around one of Japan's damaged reactors complicate ongoing clean-up efforts. Diane and a panel of experts provide an update on the nuclear contamination crisis and implications for the industry worldwide.

America's Shrinking Cities

March 28, 2011

New census results show Detroit has lost twenty-five percent of its population over the last decade. It's one of many cities adjusting to fewer residents. Diane and her guests discuss the reasons for the loss in population and the...

Women in the Work Force: Critical Issues

March 24, 2011

Women have made significant strides in the work force, but they still lag behind men in pay and advancement. Guest host Susan Page and her guests discuss gender equity in employment and why work-life balance is increasingly important to both men and women.

The Economic Impact of Japan's Earthquake

March 16, 2011

As Japan struggles with a humanitarian crisis, damage from the earthquake also threatens its economy. Production of cars, computer chips and other goods has been disrupted. A discussion of the disaster's impact on the world's third...

Oil Prices Amidst Turmoil in the Arab World

February 24, 2011

Turmoil and uncertainty in North Africa and the Middle East are leading to increased volatility in oil markets: What price spikes could mean for U.S. consumers and the global economy.

The Government’s Role in the Housing Market

February 10, 2011

White House proposals for reducing the government’s role in the housing market: The future of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and what the changes could mean for home buyers and sellers.

Whether China's Growth is America's Loss

Whether China's Growth is America's Loss

February 8, 2011

Last week Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke dismissed complaints by China and others that U.S. policies were driving up the global prices of goods and energy. Instead he blamed these increases largely on “ the very strong demand...

White House Outreach to Business Leaders

White House Outreach to Business Leaders

February 8, 2011

President Obama reaches out to American business and industry leaders for support for his economic agenda, including spending on infrastructure. Prospects for finding common ground and creating new jobs.

Private Funding In Public Schools

February 3, 2011

Public schools across the country face severe budget cuts and pressure to do more with less. Many increasingly rely on corporations and foundations to bridge the gap. Diane and her guests discuss the benefits and drawbacks of private funding in public schools.

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