Economy

New Efforts To Address The Child Migrant Crisis

New Efforts To Address The Child Migrant Crisis

July 28, 2014

An update on efforts to address the child migrant crisis, from competing plans from the Senate Democrats and House Republicans to the latest proposals from the White House.

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.

U.S. Forests And Trees

U.S. Forests And Trees

July 21, 2014

The trees in U.S. forests and cities are among our most precious resources. Join us to talk about efforts to manage threats posed by invasive species, climate change and forest fire patterns.

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.

California’s Drought and U.S. Food Prices

California’s Drought and U.S. Food Prices

July 17, 2014

California supplies a sizable majority of the fruits, vegetables and nuts in the U.S. But the state is suffering through the third year of a devastating drought.

Understanding the Export-Import Bank and Calls to Abolish It

Understanding the Export-Import Bank and Calls to Abolish It

July 16, 2014

Some conservative groups say we should do away with the Export-Import Bank, which helps US companies sell to foreign customers. The role of the Ex-Im Bank, the fight in Congress over reauthorization and what it could mean for the economy.

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.

Congressional Outlook

Congressional Outlook

July 7, 2014

Congress has months before the midterms but expectations for legislative action are low. Congressional deadlock and potential consequences of the partisan divide.

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.

The Supreme Court's Decision on  EPA's Authority Over Power Plant Emissions

The Supreme Court's Decision on EPA's Authority Over Power Plant Emissions

June 24, 2014

The Supreme Court largely upholds the Environmental Protection Agency's right to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. We discuss what the ruling means for utilities and the Obama administration’s efforts to combat climate change.

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