Economy

Philip Dine: "State of the Unions" (McGraw Hill) (Rebroadcast)

September 1, 2008

The state of American labor unions and their political clout in this election cycle.

Philip Dine: "State of the Unions" (McGraw Hill)

August 28, 2008

The state of American labor unions and their political clout in this election cycle.

News Roundup - Hour 1

August 22, 2008

Analysis of the week's top national news stories including new polls on Obama and McCain, the upcoming conventions, and growing concerns about rising inflation.

The National Debt (Rebroadcast)

August 17, 2008

The official national debt of the United States is close to $9.6 trillion, but when the cost of unfunded entitlement programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid are included, the total is a staggering $53 trillion: what our...

The Future of Free Trade

July 31, 2008

After seven years of negotiations, the Doha Round of World Trade Organization talks collapsed this week. A look at the split between established and rising powers over protecting interests at home, and different views on how future...

Status of Primary Care Doctors

July 28, 2008

A panel of doctors discusses a potential shortage of primary care physicians and what can be done to promote primary care medicine.

State Budgets In A Declining Economy

July 28, 2008

Guest host Steve Roberts and a panel of experts and legislators discuss the impact of the country's economic downturn on states' budgets.

David Giffels: "All the Way Home" (William Morrow) (Rebroadcast)

July 27, 2008

Falling real estate values and the ongoing credit crunch have many home owners and potential buyers considering doing their own home improvement projects. One man's story of how buying a dilapidated house and making it a home helped him...

David Giffels: "All the Way Home" (William Morrow)

July 21, 2008

Falling real estate values and the ongoing credit crunch have many home owners and potential buyers considering doing their own home improvement projects. One man’s story of how buying a dilapidated house and making it a home helped him...

Ongoing Turmoil in the Financial Markets

July 14, 2008

Guest host Steve Roberts and a panel of experts discuss the ongoing difficulties in the mortgage and credit markets. They will discuss the fate of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and what measures Congress and the Federal Reserve are...

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