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  • October 10, 2013  

    While leaders of Asian and Pacific nations held talks and signed trade deals, President Obama stayed home to resolve the shutdown. Judy Woodruff talks to Douglass Paal of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former State Department official Kurt Campbell about how missing the forum may impact U.S. global interests. Continue reading

  • October 2, 2013  

    What if an unintended consequence of the feminist movement was to make women feel inadequate? Barnard College president Debora Spar argues the expectation that women can "have it all" actually sets them up for failure. Jeffrey Brown talks to Spar about her new book, "Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection." Continue reading

  • August 8, 2013  

    A new community model lets seniors enjoy all of the security and social amenities of a retirement community without leaving their homes. The alternative is called "aging in place." Ray Suarez reports on how this village concept may help seniors retain their independence into their golden years. Continue reading

  • May 29, 2012  

    In her new novel “Home,” author Toni Morrison tells the story of a soldier, Frank Money, who joins the Army — absorbing the atrocities of war — and then returns home after his service in the Korean War only to be greeted with both the institutional and casual realities of daily prejudice. Morrison speaks with Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading

  • October 11, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Tuesday’s query: Name: Gene H. Question: Do you have a current opinion about the direction of the six-month … Continue reading

  • September 22, 2011  

    In “Last Train Home” filmmaker Lixin Fan documents the migration of millions of Chinese workers during the Chinese New Year — the largest human migration in the world — through the prism of one family. This documentary is part of a series of independently produced films aired in partnership between The Economist and NewsHour. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    This month’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index is out and, rather than paraphrase or plagiarize Phil Izzo’s succinct account for The Wall Street Journal’s Real Time Economics blog, how about we reproduce it? S&P/Case-Shiller home-price data showed a gain for most … Continue reading

  • June 28, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    This month’s Case-Shiller index is out and, rather than paraphrase or plagiarize Phil Izzo’s succinct account on the Wall Street Journal blog, Real Time Economics, how about we reproduce it? “S&P/Case-Shiller home-price data showed a gain for most cities in … Continue reading

  • May 26, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently announced plans to simplify the mortgage paperwork that has long confused potential homebuyers. “The current forms can be complicated and difficult for consumers to use. They are also redundant and can be costly … Continue reading

  • May 26, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently announced plans to simplify the mortgage paperwork that has long confused potential homebuyers. “The current forms can be complicated and difficult for consumers to use. They are also redundant and can be costly … Continue reading

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