Making Sen$e

  • October 31, 2011    

    Political cartoon satirizing U.S. economic equality and mobility by David Fitzsimmons. Reproduced with permission from Daryl Cagle’s PoliticalCartoons.com. It’s a welcome moment when we TV reporters get mail, since we usually talk to an invisible, mute audience. It’s more gratifying … Continue reading

  • October 31, 2011    

    Political cartoon satirizing U.S. economic equality and mobility by David Fitzsimmons. Reproduced with permission from Daryl Cagle’s PoliticalCartoons.com. It’s a welcome moment when we TV reporters get mail, since we usually talk to an invisible, mute audience. It’s more gratifying … Continue reading

  • October 28, 2011    

    By Elizabeth Shell Scott Beason, one of Alabama’s Republican state senators, is no newcomer to controversy. Earlier this year, he helped author what many consider to be the nation’s strictest immigration law, which we examine in detail on Friday’s NewsHour. … Continue reading

  • October 28, 2011    

    Scott Beason, one of Alabama’s Republican state senators, is no newcomer to controversy. Earlier this year, he helped author what many consider to be the nation’s strictest immigration law, which we examine in detail on Friday’s NewsHour. Besides interviewing him … Continue reading

  • October 28, 2011  

    The controversial Alabama immigration law, know as HB 56, instructs employers to check a worker’s immigration status with the government’s E-Verify system. Paul Solman reports from Alabama on how one of the nation’s toughest immigration laws affects workers and employers. Continue reading

  • October 27, 2011    

    Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Thursday’s query: Name: Sue Pruner Question: In this debt crisis, what would the effect be if many citizens … Continue reading

  • October 27, 2011    

    Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Thursday’s query: Name: Sue Pruner Question: In this debt crisis, what would the effect be if many citizens bought … Continue reading

  • October 26, 2011    

    Join Paul on Twitter using #inequalitychat. Editor’s Note: Wednesday night on the NewsHour, libertarian law professor Richard Epstein sits down with Paul Solman for a frank discussion on a topic that’s been front-and-center on many of our pages as of … Continue reading

  • October 26, 2011    

    Join Paul on Twitter using #inequalitychat. Editor’s Note: Wednesday night on the NewsHour, libertarian law professor Richard Epstein sits down with Paul Solman for a frank discussion on a topic that’s been front-and-center on many of our pages as of … Continue reading

  • October 26, 2011  

    A new Congressional Budget Office analysis supports the idea that income inequality has grown considerably over the past few decades. As part of his Making Sen$e series on economic inequality, Paul Solman talks to libertarian law professor Richard Epstein, who argues that wealth inequality acts as a driving force for innovation. Continue reading