Tag: Business
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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 10th, 2010

In the early 1990s, I had the good fortune to work for Robert B. Reich, then the U.S. Secretary of Labor. He taught me a simple (and free) tool for diagnosing the health of an organization. When he visited companies and talked with employees, Reich listened carefully for the pronouns people used. Did employees refer […]

Black Friday shoppers carrying bags up Fifth Avenue in New York City.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
November 27th, 2009

If you were among the throngs of Americans out shopping and buying a bunch of items marked down from their original marked-up prices, then you might have missed these news items that are (arguably) interesting but have little-to-no impact on your life. 1) The FAA released the recordings from Northwest Flight 188. If you recall, […]

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