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Exclusive Poll on Women and Philanthropy

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To The Contrary
PBS


The White House holds a conference to attempt to stop school violence. To The Contrary's exclusive poll on women and philanthropy. Originally aired 5/7/1999. Panel: Rep. Ellen Tauscher, Patricia Ireland, Amy Holmes, Deborah Simmons, Kavita Ramdas Continue


Vatican & Nuns; Reddit & The Wage Gap; Stay-at-Home Moms

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To The Contrary
PBS


Vatican & Nuns: The Vatican cut short its investigation of the largest order of American nuns. Reddit & The Wage Gap: Interim CEO Ellen Pao bans salary negotiations for entry-level positions in an attempt to level the playing field. Stay-at-Home Moms: Is motherhood a career? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Genevieve Wood, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Mercedes Viana Schlapp Continue


Your Tax Day guide to the new health care penalties

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


This is the first year that Americans are facing tax penalties under the Affordable Care Act and millions have found the rules to be more complicated than they expected. To help clarify the new rules, Judy Woodruff talks to Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News and Poonam Bansal of Accounting Solutions. Continue


IMF chief Lagarde on Greece, China and the uneven recovery

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Future economic growth has been seriously affected by the scars of the financial crisis, says IMF head Christine Lagarde. But, she says, "the new mediocre" can be avoided with the right steps.Judy Woodruff interviews LaGarde about reforming the Greek economy, how aging countries can tap labor potential and China’s efforts to a create a bank to fund infrastructure in developing countries. Continue


IMF warns of long-term mediocre growth for global economy

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Europe is climbing out of a recession, but not all countries are recovering at the same pace. France and Greece lag behind countries like Germany and the United Kingdom. According to the International Monetary Fund, the global economy may be stuck in a long period of low growth and high unemployment. Judy Woodruff reports on what’s on the agenda for upcoming meetings at the IMF. Continue


Metrics...or Peril?

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The Open Mind
PBS


Business titan 1871 CEO Howard Tullman defines his principles of a data-driven economy that considers the human face of corporate decisions. Continue


Are investors pumping up another housing bubble in Florida?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Since Florida's housing market crashed nearly a decade ago, a wave of investors offering cash to flip or rent properties has helped restore market values. Now, some homeowners who suffered foreclosure but are ready again to qualify are being priced out while rental prices rise, adding to concerns about another housing bubble. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. Continue


Picturing Kodak’s transformation in the digital age

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Eastman Kodak was once one of the nation’s leading companies, but since the rise of digital technology, the photographic film company has been forced to downsize and find alternative ways to make profits. A short documentary by The New York Times looks at how the company has changed. Continue


TTC Extra: SXSW Panel Interruption

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To The Contrary
PBS


The lack of diversity in the tech field was awkwardly displayed at the South By South West festival. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt was called out for repeatedly interrupting former Google executive Megan Smith. PANEL: Kellyanne Conway; Neera Tanden; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Continue


Thriving, affordable Twin Cities have racial inequality gap

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In the United States, the best cities for making a living are usually the least affordable. Minneapolis-St. Paul has been an exception, thanks in part to progressive laws on education, tax sharing and housing. But even in the Twin Cities, there’s a sharp racial inequality gap. Judy Woodruff interviews writer Derek Thompson as part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour. Continue


Economist/Author Joseph Stiglitz

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Nobel Prize-winning economist discusses his new book, "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them." Continue


Would $15 save employees and break employers?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Low-wage workers around the nation went out in protest on April 15, demanding a minimum wage of $15 an hour. A few big corporations have begun raising their pay, but some critics say a major hike would hurt employers and kill jobs. Gwen Ifill gets debate from Steve Caldeira of the International Franchise Association and Tsedeye Gebreselassie of the National Employment Law Project. Continue


TTC Extra: Women on the $20 Bill?

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To The Contrary
PBS


A group calling for Andrew Jackson's replacement as the image on the $20 bill has narrowed the choice to four candidates: Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks & Wilma Mankiller. Voting will determine who becomes the top choice of the group, which is lobbying to make the change by 2020. To vote: http://goo.gl/cxAK6p PANEL: Jenifer Rajkumar, Sabrina Schaeffer, Darlene Kennedy, Patricia Sosa Continue


Why companies are racing for almost-instantaneous delivery

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


From the Pony Express to Federal Express, the delivery business keeps getting faster and faster. Now there's an explosion of same-day or sooner services, including the promise of home delivery by drone. But there's debate about how many customers are really interested in ultra-speedy delivery. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. Continue


Immigration: Home | Promo

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Local, USA
PBS


The immigration trail to Nashville, Tennessee: Bhutan refugees who come for religious freedom; the relocation and adaptation of Somalians; and the flourishing professionals in the Kurdish community. Continue


Afghani Women Leaders; Women's Colleges; All-Female Mosque

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To The Contrary
PBS


Afghani Women Leaders: Women forming part of Afghani president Ashraf Ghani's delegation say support from the US is vital. Women's Colleges: The closing of Sweet Briar College may point toward a demise of all-women's schools. All-Female Mosque: We speak with one of the woman behind the first mosque in the US for women only. PANEL: Manal Omar, Anushay Hossain, Sam Bennett, Patrice Lee Continue


Judge Steven W. Rhodes

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The judge who presided over the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history describes how he handled the proceedings, and shares his own feelings about the city of Detroit. Continue


Beijing+20; Hillary Clinton Doctrine; "War on Women" Over?

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To The Contrary
PBS


Beijing+20: How far have women come and what still needs to be done, 20 years after the famed women's conference? Hillary Clinton Doctrine: How much has Hillary Clinton done to improve women's lives? "War on Women": Democrats say it's back, while Republicans say it's over. PANEL: Kellyanne Conway; Neera Tanden; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Continue


Gwen's Take: Making Peace and Making Coffee

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Washington Week
PBS


"I woke up one morning this week to discover that Starbucks had decided to launch a new initiative at its coffee shops, branding their paper cups with a #RaceTogether hashtag and encouraging baristas to chat customers up about race. My first thought: what an admirable idea. My second thought: heck no." Continue


A Bloody Labor Battle

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American Experience
PBS


In June 1892, workers at the Andrew Carnegie-owned steel plant in Homestead, Pennsylvania went on strike. When plant manager Henry Clay Frick hired 300 armed guards to attack strikers, the resulting battle ended in deaths on both sides. Continue


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