Despite what conventional wisdom may suggest, new research has revealed that people tend to be more willing to trust others as they age. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s top political news, including who’s to blame for the launch of the glitchy health care website, how U.S. spying allegations may have damaged trust between the U.S. and its allies and soul-searching for the GOP. Continue reading
Secretary of State John Kerry made progress with his trip to Afghanistan to work on a security deal, but both nations come to the table with concerns about trust and commitment. Gwen Ifill gets analysis from David Sedney, a former deputy assistant secretary of defense, and former Afghan Foreign Ministry official Omar Samad. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks talk with Judy Woodruff about the recent scandals rocking Washington and the Obama administration, what we can observe about how the government operates and how it affects the trust of the American people, plus the legacy of Watergate 40 years on. Continue reading
In the latest in economics correspondent Paul Solman’s Making Sense series, behavioral economist Dan Ariely mulls decision-making mechanisms in finance and they ways in which many people rationalize their unethical actions. Continue reading
Mohammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank won the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this year for their work in microfinance. The NewsHour’s economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with Yunus about how micro-entrepreneurs improve the overall health of economies.