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.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

May 24, 2013

Analysis of President Barack Obama’s national security speech. Response to tornado damage in Oklahoma. And an official at the Internal Revenue Service invokes her Fifth Amendment right in a House investigation. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Prospects For Immigration Reform Legislation

May 23, 2013

A key Senate panel approves an immigration plan that would provide the nation’s 11 million unauthorized immigrants a path to citizenship. Details of the bipartisan bill and its prospects in Congress.

Debate Over Ending Lifetime Alimony

Debate Over Ending Lifetime Alimony

May 20, 2013

Many states are moving to end lifetime alimony -- the biggest change to American divorce in decades. Diane and her guests discuss the purpose of alimony, how it is awarded and whether it should be changed.

Taking The Pulse Of The U.S. Economy

May 13, 2013

The stock market, consumer spending, housing prices and better-than-expected job numbers: taking the pulse of the U.S. economy.

Jaron Lanier: "Who Owns The Future?"

Jaron Lanier: "Who Owns The Future?"

May 9, 2013

Companies like Google and Facebook are estimated to be worth billions of dollars. A technology pioneer on why the middle class has been left out of the boom.

Who Benefits From College And Why

May 8, 2013

New research suggests the college-for-all approach needs revision. Understanding who benefits from college and why.

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