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Stimulating the Slowing Economic Recovery

Stimulating the Slowing Economic Recovery

August 30, 2010

Efforts to prevent a double dip recession. What options remain for the Federal Reserve to support the sagging economic recovery, spur businesses to hire more workers, and stabilize the housing market

The Future of Magazines

The Future of Magazines

August 10, 2010

Magazines are in trouble. Hundreds of periodicals folded last year and the former powerhouse Newsweek was sold for a dollar in exchange for millions in debt: What’s ahead for the magazine industry in the digital age.

What's Happened to Oil in the Gulf

What's Happened to Oil in the Gulf

August 5, 2010

A new government report says about three quarters of oil from the massive BP spill has been contained, dispersed, or has evaporated..... ongoing efforts to plug the well, clean up the Gulf, and risks posed by the remaining oil

The Outlook for the U.S. Housing Market.

The Outlook for the U.S. Housing Market.

July 26, 2010

Home inventories continue to rise despite record low interest rates. The administration is turning its attention to the struggling housing market. What it could mean for buyers, renters and the economy as a whole.

Childhood Hunger in the United States

Childhood Hunger in the United States

July 22, 2010

One in four American children do not have enough to eat and that number is on the rise. President Obama pledged to end childhood hunger in the U.S. by 2015. A discussion about how new private and public partnerships might help eliminate...

What's in the New Financial Reform Bill

What's in the New Financial Reform Bill

July 19, 2010

What's next for consumers and business after Congress approves the largest overhaul of financial regulations since the Great Depression. How the new rules could re-shape Wall Street.

News Roundup - Hour 1

News Roundup - Hour 1

July 16, 2010

The Senate passes the sweeping financial reform law, BP appears to have been able to temporarily cap its gushing well, and the administration claims the stimulus saved or created more than 3.5 million jobs. A panel of journalists joins...

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

July 8, 2010

The Gulf Coast oil disaster and who will get what from BP.

The Parking Garage

The Parking Garage

July 7, 2010

Parking garages have been part of the urban landscape for more than a century. How this often-maligned structure contributes to civic life and expands the future of transportation, architecture, and design.

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

July 6, 2010

The Environmental Outlooks Series: how electric cars could reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

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