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Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?
December 27, 1995 at 12:00 AM EDT
4906633903Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?From the December 27, 1995 edition of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"1995-12-27 18:00:00disabled2325940277tpwfUgK08Ag190577Wall Street millionaire shares healthy food with the needySam Polk was making millions on Wall Street when he had a life-changing revelation: he wanted to help those in need. His focus became so-called "food deserts," regions with limited access to healthy food. Polk founded Everytable to serve nutritious meals at minimal prices for low-income populations, but higher prices for customers who can afford them. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.2016-08-18 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/food2-320x196.jpg2365826577pCilj5eKNzk190463Why Brexit may boost Britain's fishing industryThe world was shocked when, in June, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Many believe the severance will negatively affect Britain's economy, but the fishing industry expects benefits -- including increased profitability, poverty relief and elimination of what some fishermen see as harmful restrictions. From southwest England, special correspondent Jennifer Glasse has the story.2016-08-17 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/RTSH57M-320x196.jpg2365825890O0v43pvmio0190693High rents force some in Silicon Valley to live in vehiclesFaced with some of the most expensive rental housing in the nation, some Bay Area residents are feeling priced out and are seeking low-cost alternatives. In Silicon Valley, a hub of computer and technology companies, some people are even turning to cars, vans and RVs for housing. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings has the story.2016-08-20 09:08 amhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/living_in_cars_1-320x196.jpgKG0_KiM9Mv8
When high-level talks between the White House and Congress resume on Friday, one idea that's expecting to get close attention is adjusting the Consumer Price Index. Paul Solman reports on the proposal and its potential impact.
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