Demos senior fellow and Black Tuesday author explains how similar America’s current economic climate is to the period after the Great Depression and shares what scares her most about those similarities.
The author of Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World discusses the European debt crisis, describes what he feels are the problems with the euro and explains how the U.S. is impacted by the crisis.
The noted economist, director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise explains how we can end poverty globally.
With nearly one in six Americans living in poverty, next week’s series of shows will put a human face on the alarming newly released data about life in the U.S.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist shares what he learned about President Obama from their hour-long conversation, which was part of the research for the new book, Confidence Men.
The California Democrat and member of the new congressional “super committee” explains why the biggest deficit America faces is jobs.
Princeton professor and former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors discusses the lack of meaningful national dialogue on the unemployment rate and shares his thoughts on how the U.S. can fix its jobs problem.
In the first show of this week’s special broadcasts on the People’s Republic of China, Tavis discusses the country’s economic and technology boom with Victor Yuan, board chair of China’s most prestigious polling firm, and with venture capitalist Kai Fu Lee, CEO and chair of Innovation Works and one of the “godfathers” of Chinese technology.
Outgoing FDIC chair discusses the $8.5 billion settlement that Bank of America made with institutional investors.
Economist and Bennett College president discusses her new book, Surviving and Thriving, and explains the difference between being broke and being poor.