Economy

Amy Stewart: "Flower Confidential" (Algonquin)

February 8, 2007

An avid gardener and horticultural writer provides a behind-the-scenes look at the $40-billion-a-year international flower business.

Andrew Koppelman: "Same Sex, Different States" (Yale)

November 29, 2006

A law professor discusses which state laws should govern in specific situations as gay couples travel or move from place to place.

Airline Consolidation & Holiday Travel

November 20, 2006

A look at what passengers can expect this holiday season and what airline consolidation could mean for the industry and consumers.

James Kynge and John Pomfret on China

October 6, 2006

James Kynge is the former bureau chief of the "Financial Times" in Beijing. John Pomfret was the Washington Post's Beijing bureau chief. Each has written a new book about life in China. They'll look at the past and talk about the future...

David Cannadine: "Mellon" (Knopf)

October 4, 2006

The eminent British historian presents his new biography illuminating the life of Andrew W. Mellon, the early-20th century business titan and philanthropist who also served as Secretary of the Treasury and was the driving force behind the...

News Roundup

September 1, 2006

A panel of journalists joins guest host Laura Knoy for review and analysis of the week's top national and international news stories.

U.S. Auto Industry

July 21, 2006

American cars are heavier, faster and more powerful than ever. A look at short and long term prospects for American automobile manufacturers.

World Markets and Inflation Fears

June 14, 2006

Oil prices are taking a toll and European and Asian markets take a plunge amidst fears of interest rate hikes.

Mexican Migration

May 24, 2006

The forces driving Mexican migration, and the role of Mexican politics and U.S. immigration policy.

Immigration reform and the border

May 16, 2006

Reaction to the President's speech on immigration and political prospects for reform.

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