Economy

West Coast Ports

October 7, 2002

A panel talks about the issues at stake in the labor dispute that has closed West Coast ports, and the ramifications of the shutdowns for the U.S. economy.

Pierre Bonnard at the Phillips Collection

September 26, 2002

A panel talks about a new exhibit of the works of post-Impressionist Pierre Bonnard, now on view at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, and slated for later exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.

Bush and the Economy

September 23, 2002

Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle calls the Bush Administration's record on the economy "atrocious." Diane and her guests take a look at the current state of the economy.

George Soros

September 12, 2002

Diane talks with billionaire financier and visionary philanthropist George Soros about America's role in the world since September 11 and what's needed to restore economic stability and prosperity to international markets.

Working America

September 3, 2002

Many economists claim the worst of the recession is behind us, but many workers in this country say they haven't noticed yet. On the day after Labor Day, we'll look at the state of the economy, and how it has affected and continues to...

U.N. Summit on Sustainable Development

August 21, 2002

A panel talks about the goals of the U.N's Summit on Sustainable Development, and about how governments, businesses, and non-governmental organizations are pursuing their overlapping and sometimes competing priorities.

South American Economies

August 8, 2002

Diane and her guests talk about Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill's visit this week to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, the troubled state of South American economies, the role the US may have played in causing the problems, and the role the...

U.S. Housing Market

August 5, 2002

A panel talks about the benefits and risks of home ownership in America today, with some advocating real estate as a safer investment than stocks, and others warning of a bubble in the housing market.

Bingham & Gansler: "Class Action" (Doubleday)

July 24, 2002

Journalist Clara Bingham and lawyer Laura Leedy Gansler tell the story of the landmark Jenson v. Eveleth case, in which Lois Jenson and 20 other women working in a Minnesota iron mine filed a class action sexual harassment lawsuit.

Stock Markets

July 23, 2002

Now that telecom giant WorldCom has filed the biggest bankruptcy in US history, investors are bracing for another week of declines. Diane and a panel of market watchers talk about what may lie ahead.

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