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Economists Rap About Keynes

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The ideas of British economist John Maynard Keynes, born 1883, have come back into vogue thanks to the financial crisis and the stimulus spending based…read more

Economics

Rare Earth Minerals Necessary For Green Future

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As world leaders attempt to hammer out a deal about permanent reductions in green house gasses, far away in China, workers toil to process “rare…read more

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Tough Job Market Hurting Older Workers

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With the nation’s unemployment rising to its highest level in more than 25 years, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at how older workers are…read more

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Iowa Farmers Squeezed by Recession

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In this video report from Sioux Center, Iowa, NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez looks at how the recession has hit agricultural centers and the farmers that…read more

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College Towns Stay Afloat in Economic Downturn

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Although the state of Michigan has the nation’s highest unemployment rate, the college town of Ann Arbor is buzzing with activity thanks to the University…read more

Economics

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