Economy

The Growing Demand For Home Health Aides

The Growing Demand For Home Health Aides

May 1, 2013

As baby boomers age, the demand for home health aides is on the rise: What the shortage of caregivers means for patients, their families and the home health care industry.

Friday News Roundup - International

April 26, 2013

The U.S. is pressing for a comprehensive United Nations investigation of chemical weapons use in Syria. Canada foils a terror plot to derail a passenger train. And the deadly collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh. A panel of journalists provides analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Debate Over Taxing Internet Sales

April 25, 2013

The Senate moves forward on an Internet sales tax bill: What the measure could mean for consumers, online retailers and brick-and-mortar stores.

President Obama's 2014 Budget Proposal

April 10, 2013

President Barack Obama's 2014 budget includes a plan to slow the growth of Social Security and other federal benefits. Join us to discuss the details of the proposal and prospects for compromise with Congress.

David Stockman: "The Great Deformation"

April 3, 2013

President Ronald Reagan’s former budget director on today’s economy. David Stockman on what he calls the corruption of capitalism in America.

The Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline & Ongoing Debate Over US Energy Policy

April 2, 2013

The oil industry and labor unions are pushing the Obama administration to approve the Canada-to-Mexico Keystone pipeline: The ongoing debate over the future of U.S. energy policy.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 29, 2013

The Supreme Court concludes arguments on same-sex marriage. North Dakota passes the nation’s strictest new abortion laws. And housing prices soar but consumer confidence drops. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Peter Andreas: "Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America"

March 28, 2013

The history of America’s porous borders: How smuggling and illegal immigration have driven U.S. economic growth.

Understanding International Tax Havens

March 27, 2013

The crisis in Cyprus sheds a light on how investors shelter their wealth. A panel joins Diane to explain how tax havens work and their effect on economies around the world.

Cyprus And EU Bailouts

March 21, 2013

Cyprus seeks alternatives after rejecting European bailout terms. How the financial crisis in Cyprus tests Germany, the European Union and world markets.

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