Tag: Business
Airdate: September 7, 2010

National Black Farmers Association president explains why he feels the USDA has not been a friend to the nation’s Black farmers.

Photo by Laura Straus.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 15th, 2010

I really enjoyed talking with Tavis today on the show. When you only have ten minutes to explain things as complicated as the oceans, over-fishing and fish-farming, you always kick yourself after the fact. “Tavis, I meant Atlantic bluefin tuna,” you say. Or, “Tavis, you can have the salmon–but Alaska wild salmon is better for […]

Airdate: June 30, 2010

Zappos CEO talks about getting people to buy into his unique vision for corporate culture, which he details in his first book.

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 […]

Airdate: June 21, 2010

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

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.

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.

Airdate: June 8, 2010

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

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 […]

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.

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