Making Sen$e

  • August 19, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    With our inequality coverage (watch Land of the Free, Home of the Poor and Americans Facing More Inequality, More Debt and Now More Trouble?) topping the “Most Watched” chart here at the Online NewsHour, we thought we’d pursue the issue … Continue reading

  • August 19, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    With our inequality coverage (watch Land of the Free, Home of the Poor and Americans Facing More Inequality, More Debt and Now More Trouble?) topping the “Most Watched” chart here at the Online NewsHour, we thought we’d pursue the issue … Continue reading

  • August 18, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    By Paul Solman, Kelly Chen and Sarah Svoboda Black tar heroin. Photo via the City of Wichita police department. Note: We’ve been exploring economic inequality in America this week, and thought it an opportune moment to share something we had … Continue reading

  • August 18, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Black tar heroin. Photo via the City of Wichita police department. Note: We’ve been exploring economic inequality in America this week, and thought it an opportune moment to share something we had hoped to post the last time we visited … Continue reading

  • August 17, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Update: Thanks for all your questions! We’ll post some of the answers here soon. Editor’s Note: Our story on Tuesday’s program has certainly struck a chord. In the first in a series on economic inequality in the United States (the … Continue reading

  • August 17, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Update: Thanks for all your questions! We’ll post some of the answers here soon. Editor’s Note: Our story on Tuesday’s program has certainly struck a chord. In the first in a series on economic inequality in the United States (the … Continue reading

  • August 17, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Update: Watch Land of the Free, Home of the Poor and Americans Facing More Inequality, More Debt and Now More Trouble? to see the first two parts of Paul Solman’s ongoing series of reports on U.S. economic inequality. Turns out … Continue reading

  • August 17, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Update: Watch Land of the Free, Home of the Poor and Americans Facing More Inequality, More Debt and Now More Trouble? to see the first two parts of Paul Solman’s ongoing series of reports on U.S. economic inequality. Turns out … Continue reading

  • August 17, 2011  

    Did America’s record-high level of economic inequality in 2007 help cause the financial crisis of 2008? With Americans’ borrowing back on the rise and signs that economic inequality is growing, could there be another financial crisis in the near future? Paul Solman continues his series of reports on U.S. economic inequality. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    With the eurozone in such obvious economic turmoil, we turn to former chief IMF economist and longtime friend and favorite of Making Sen$e, Simon Johnson (Peterson Institute, MIT). We asked him a series of pressing questions: Paul Solman: Is the … Continue reading