Tag: Business
Oil burns near the site of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 21st, 2010

The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s arrival on the Gulf Coast is just months away, and the region is grappling with one of the largest environmental disasters in American history — the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tavis recently spoke to a former oil company executive, who analyzed BP’s handling of the [...]

sebastian-mallaby-2010-06-21
Interview
Airdate: June 21, 2010

Washington Post columnist breaks down hedge funds – the subject of his new book, More Money Than God.

phil-angelides-2010-06-17
Interview
Airdate: June 17, 2010

Chairman of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission discusses how the fallout on Wall Street is impacting Main Street and lessons learned.

john-hofmeister-2010-06-14
Interview
Airdate: June 14, 2010

Former Shell Oil president analyzes BP’s handling of the current crisis and explains the takeaway from his book, Why We Hate the Oil Companies.

Interview
Airdate: June 8, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning L.A. Times columnist and author of Colossus discusses why people should care about the Hoover Dam.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 6th, 2010

Regardless of what happens in the economy, healthcare continues to be one of the most important, most popular, and fastest-growing industries. Healthcare is one of the country’s largest industries, providing  14.3 million jobs in 2008 alone. And the industry is expected to generate 3.2 million new jobs between 2008 and 2018 — more than any [...]

elizabeth-warren-2010-04-14
Interview
Airdate: April 14, 2010

Bank-bailout Congressional Oversight Panel chair weighs in on the foreclosure crisis and the potential of a consumer financial protection agency.

harry-markopolos-2010-04-09
Interview
Airdate: April 9, 2010

Whistleblower and author of No One Would Listen explains how he discovered Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and whether victims had any responsibility.

Interview
Airdate: April 2, 2010

CNBC’s business news anchor describes what went wrong over the last few years and discusses whether lessons have been learned.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 29th, 2010

When you read about the unemployment rate in this country, which has been hovering around 10% for a while now, it’s easy to forget that the rate is different depending on where you live in the country, whether you are a man or a woman and whether you are Black, Latino or white. The Joint [...]

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