The Future Of Detroit

July 22, 2013

After months of speculation, Detroit finally filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. The move is not a surprise after decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue. Diane and her guests discuss what's next for the Motor City and its citizens, investors and employees.

Orville Schell and John Delury: "Wealth And Power: China's Long March To The Twenty-First Century"

July 18, 2013

China scholar Orville Schell explains the history of Chinese nationalism and how it paved the way for the world's most populist country to become the global economic powerhouse it is today.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

July 12, 2013

House Republicans overwhelmingly resist comprehensive immigration overhaul. President Barack Obama's nominee to head the FBI answers questions about domestic surveillance. And the Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads not guilty. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

Detroit's Financial Crisis And Its National Implications

July 10, 2013

The city of Detroit and its $20 billion debt: What's ahead for residents, unions and investors. Plus, implications for other cash-strapped U.S. cities.

The US Job Market

June 26, 2013

The Acting Secretary of Labor, Seth Harris, on minimum wage and the U.S. job market.

Widespread Protests In Brazil

June 25, 2013

Brazilians have taken to the streets to protest rising prices, high taxes and government corruption. What the demonstrations mean for Latin America’s biggest economy.

The Impact Of Sequestration

June 19, 2013

Diane and her guests discuss the broad reach of sequestration. They assess how across-the-board spending cuts are affecting Meals on Wheels, medical research, national parks and other programs.

Alvaro Vargas Llosa: "Global Crossings"

June 18, 2013

Immigration policy has long been an emotionally and politically charged topic. Journalist and author Alvaro Vargas Llosa examines the causes and consequences of human migration, and argues that immigrants' economic contributions far outweigh the costs.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 31, 2013

An ex-Bush official is in line to head the FBI. Michele Bachmann says she won't seek re-election. And consumer confidence is the highest in five years.

Glenn Hubbard: "Balance: The Economics Of Great Powers From Ancient Rome To Modern America"

Glenn Hubbard: "Balance: The Economics Of Great Powers From Ancient Rome To Modern America"

May 30, 2013

In a new book, Glenn Hubbard asserts that economic imbalance was responsible for the collapse of the world's great powers, from the Ming dynasty to ancient Rome to imperial Spain. The noted economist talks about what he believes the U.S. must do to avoid being the next to fall.

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