Need to Know travels to D.C. to examine Better Markets, a nonprofit advocating for increased Wall Street regulation.
How do we make our tax code simpler and fairer? And how do we produce more revenue without stifling job creation? Ray Suarez hosts a panel of tax experts who debate how to fix the tax mess.
Jon Meacham discusses how education is key to the United States regaining its footing economically, as well as remaining a military power.
Deborah Simmons of The Washington Times and Algernon Austin of the Economic Policy Institute discuss possible solutions for the unemployment crisis in inner cities.
Scott Simon returns to inner city Baltimore to see if recent economic gains are improving the lot of under-employed and unemployed young African-American men there.
Jobs are coming back fast enough to blunt Republican attacks against Obama on the economy, but jobs aren’t coming back fast enough to significantly reduce the nation’s backlog of 10 million jobs, writes Robert Reich.