Who's Paying the Taxes

Who's Paying the Taxes

April 13, 2010

About 47 percent of U.S. households will not pay any federal income tax for 2009... and the highest earners are paying an increasingly larger share: How the tax burden is distributed...and how it may shift

Who Controls the Internet?

Who Controls the Internet?

April 8, 2010

A U.S. appeals court has ruled that the F.C.C. does not have the power to force Comcast and other Internet service providers to give equal treatment to all Web content. What the ruling could mean for consumers and the future of net...

Simon Johnson: "13 Bankers" (Rebroadcast)

April 1, 2010

recent U.S. financial history and how to prevent a future meltdown

The President's National Export Initiative

The President's National Export Initiative

March 15, 2010

President Obama wants to double U.S. exports in five years. A senior State Department official explains the administration's five-step plan to expand sales of goods and services abroad.

The Credit C.A.R.D Act

March 9, 2010

New restrictions on credit card companies take effect. What the new law means for consumers and banks, and loopholes to watch out for.

Toyota Auto Safety Hearings

February 24, 2010

Congress holds hearings to examine how Toyota handled vehicle safety problems. Government watchdog groups raise concerns about ties between lawmakers and the world's largest carmaker. The latest on the Toyota-recall controversy.

Foreclosure Risks in Home and Commercial Real Estate Markets

February 22, 2010

Concerns are growing that the home mortgage crisis will extend to the commercial real estate market. We discuss the Obama administration's latest plan to help stem foreclosures in the hardest hit housing markets and what a new wave of...

What's Next for the Stimulus Bill

February 18, 2010

Year two of the stimulus plan. Two-thirds of the seven-hundred-eighty-seven billion dollars of spending and tax cuts have yet to take effect. What the next phase of the stimulus plan may mean for the economy.

News Roundup - Hour 1

February 12, 2010

A new poll shows Americans increasingly dissatisfied and angry with the federal government, the Northeast digs out from record snowfall, and the Fed hints at raising interest rates. The stories behind the news of the week. A panel of...

Eamon Javers: "Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy"

February 8, 2010

A journalist describes his investigation of the secret world of corporate espionage, including a program allowing active C.I.A. officers to moonlight as spies for international businesses.

Our address has changed!

The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.