Tag: Economy
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 28th, 2011

If you watched the Academy Awards Sunday night, then you likely heard Inside Job director Charles Ferguson’s acceptance speech after his film won for best documentary. Ferguson’s acceptance speech began this way: “Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by massive fraud, not a single […]

Airdate: February 28, 2011

Oscar-winning director of Inside Job reflects on winning the award when the financial meltdown issues addressed by the documentary remain unresolved.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 23rd, 2011

In this Web-exclusive video, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), discusses the future of the teaching profession in Wisconsin and beyond as it relates to ongoing protests in that state. “What we’re seeing is the result of commitments that were made over many, many decades that can’t be afforded in a lot of states,” Sen. Bennet says. […]

Airdate: February 22, 2011

Economist analyzes how the uprising in Libya will impact global oil prices and argues that the U.S. could become a socialist welfare state in a matter of decades.

Airdate: February 14, 2011

Chair of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission discusses the panel’s report and the role that unregulated greed played in the economic crisis.

Airdate: February 3, 2011

Consumer Electronics Association president-CEO argues against overtaxing innovators and creating policies that discourage creative businesses from operating in the U.S.

Airdate: January 26, 2011

Detroit native talks about his new book, Punching Out: One Year in a Closing Auto Plant, and blue collar decline in America.

Airdate: January 20, 2011

In the final part of a conversation on ‘America’s Next Chapter,’ thought leaders discuss whether there’s a brighter future for the next generation.

Airdate: January 19, 2011

In Part 2 of a conversation on ‘America’s Next Chapter,’ thought leaders tackle such issues as how the country rebuilds cities with empty homes and no jobs.

Airdate: January 18, 2011

In Part 1 of a conversation on ‘America’s Next Chapter,’ thought leaders wrestle with the issue of how the U.S. can return to its greatness.

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