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In Rhode Island, a Massive Public Pension Crisis

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NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman reported from Rhode Island about the ongoing battle between states and unions over pensions. While the biggest national fights in…read more

Economics

On the Tunisian Border, Preparations Begin for Gadhafi’s Fall

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John Ray of Independent Television News reports from neighboring Tunisia on the humanitarian and medical workers preparation for the end of Moamamar Gadhafi’s 42-year reign…read more

Economics

PBS’ Frontline Examines Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

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Charles Sennott reported for PBS’ Frontline about the role of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt’s revolution and the influence they could hold in a post-Mubarak…read more

Economics

Wisconsin Public Worker Protests Intensify

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In order to decrease a multibillion dollar budget deficit in Wisconsin, the newly appointed Republican Gov. Scott Walker has introduced a plan that would cut…read more

Economics

Social Media’s Role in Egyptian, Arab World Protests

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As Egypt’s mass protest achieved its main goal of ousting President Hosni Mubarak from power, labor unrest set off a new wave of smaller protest…read more

Economics

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