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Fiat Chrysler faces record fines for failing to recall cars

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PBS NewsHour
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Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back hundreds of thousands of Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles, as well as pay $105 million in penalties as part of a federal settlement. The government found that the company had failed to notify owners and delayed fixing vehicles in connection to steering and control problems. Judy Woodruff talks to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. Continue


Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

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To The Contrary
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Entitlements; Lawmakers proposing restrictions to welfare. Discipline in Public Schools; Are minority girls disciplined in school more harshly than others? PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Darlene Kennedy. Continue


Greece ‘ready’ for tough measures, says ambassador

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PBS NewsHour
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What’s next for Greece after voters rejected a bailout referendum Sunday? Gwen Ifill speaks to Greek Ambassador Christos Panagopoulos about the path ahead for his nation and the potential global consequences of not reaching a compromise with lenders. Continue


After landslide vote, Greece prepares for new negotiations

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PBS NewsHour
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On Sunday, Greek voters voiced a resounding "no" to more austerity cuts. But what happens if Greek proposals fail to impress at an emergency summit of eurozone leaders in Brussels? Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. Continue


The Afternoon of Conversation: Peter Thiel

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Venture capitalist Peter Thiel sits down with David Bradley, chairman of the Atlantic Media Company. Continue


How Do We Sustain Economic Growth?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Key economic indicators suggest that the US Economy has recovered from the global recession. However, we have seen slow economic growth in the US, while other countries have enjoyed a faster paced financial recovery. What can we do to jump-start our economic engine? Continue


Will Business Lead a Middle-Class Resurgence?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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How can we engage business in the quest for greater income equality? While government fixes like tax, safety net, and education are clearly important, another group of people also needs to act — business people. Decisions about wages, benefits, and skills reside largely in the business sector, which holds the key to expansion of the middle class. Continue


Food Security

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To The Contrary
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Part I: The threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Amber Smith, Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan. Part II: The transportation of goods. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Norton Holmes, Karin Agness, Erin Matson, Clara Del Villar Continue


How I Learned about Capitalism from Bach & a Penniless Swami

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Some argue that capitalism is a great blessing and a fundamental force for good. Others argue that it can encourage greed. The truth? Both sides are onto something. Free enterprise has lifted billions of people out of poverty worldwide. But while we fight for prosperity at home and around the world, we must guard against materialism and remember that money is only a means to greater ends. Continue


Beyond Debt

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The Open Mind
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Michael Peterson, the CEO and President of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation talks about finding sustainable solutions to the long-term challenge of our national debt. Continue


Entrepreneur/Author Jessica Jackley

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Tavis Smiley
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The co-founder of the massively successful microlending site Kiva discusses the potential impact that crowdfunding can have on the world, and also shares on her new book, CLAY WATER BRICK. Continue


What are Greece’s options after ‘no’ vote?

PBS NewsHour
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After Sunday’s ‘no’ vote in Greece, all sides are uncertain about what will happen next. Stephan Richter of The Globalist and Paul Krugman of The New York Times offer different perspectives on what the vote means for Greece’s future. Continue


The Afternoon of Conversation: Paul Ryan

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) discusses his plans for the economy with Weekly Standard founder and editor William Kristol. Continue


Why Democratic Capitalism Needs Design Thinking

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Roger Martin studies the future of democratic capitalism at the Martin Prosperity Institute. Tim Brown is the CEO of IDEO, which designs solutions to systemic challenges in education, health, financial inclusion and government. Together, they are examining new approaches to tackle decades of stagnation in US household income and rising income inequality. Continue


How Can the Private Sector Increase Economic Mobility?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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The private sector is an important source of innovation, jobs and economic security. What role should business play in supporting economic mobility? What degree of freedom do executives have to address inequality as a business issue? What are the costs to increasing economic inequality? Continue


Global Competition and the U.S. Airline Industry

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek speaks with NPR's David Greene about consolidation and global competition in the airline industry. Continue


Women and Work

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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Changes in the demographics of the workforce and the nature of work itself have created new challenges and opportunities for working women and their families. Many of the fastest growing workforces, like professional caregiving, have long been associated with women and are a reflection of the increased need for supports for an increasingly female workforce. Continue


Restarting Opportunity in the Connected Age

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Aspen Ideas Festival
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As America goes through the biggest economic transformation in a hundred years, millions of Americans are losing faith in the American dream. Technology and globalization are redefining work as we know it, and we need a bold vision for a new way forward. We need to rethink how people learn and train for the jobs of the future, and create paths to expand business opportunities in America. Continue


The Overnighters: An Update from Jay Reinke

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POV
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Six months after The Overnighters premiere, director Jesse Moss followed up with Jay Reinke. Continue


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