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Editor’s note: Last night on the NewsHour, we had a look at the legacy of economist John Maynard Keynes, using as our vehicle an amusing rap song about the legendary economist and thinker. We’d hoped to have the full-fledged…

Lord Robert Skidelsky has written a celebrated biography of economist John Maynard Keynes, which he recently discussed with economics correspondent Paul Solman in an interview. Listen to Skidelsky read a portion of an excerpt of the biography below.

Editor’s note: Tonight’s NewsHour features Paul’s Making Sen$e report on how older workers are struggling to find work in this tough job market, a segment we’ve previewed here on Making Sen$e. In a Web-exclusive video, Paul explores the debate over…

Editor’s note: Tonight on the NewsHour, Paul explores the changing nature of work in a tough economy: Companies may be shedding jobs left and right, but they are increasingly looking for short-term employees to provide work they still need to…

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Paul Solman: The NewsHour and then the Business Desk were, so far as we know, the first national stages for the self-professed “world’s first and only stand-up economist,” Yoram Bauman. We have henceforth taken what might be…

Editor’s note: We were only able to air sections of Paul’s wide-ranging interview with Brazilian President Lula da Silva at the G-20 late last week. In the interest of letting viewers see Lula’s complete takes on global warming, the situation…

Paul Solman: When in Pittsburgh last week for the G-20 meetings, we interviewed Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs, 23 years after our first interview with him. In all these years, Sachs has been a champion of both the verities…

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