Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuru discuss the presidential candidates' plans for the troubled economy and how voters are reacting as Election Day draws ever closer.
Fed chief Ben Bernanke and Treasury head Henry Paulson answered questions from skeptical members of Congress Tuesday as they pushed their $700 billion bailout plan. Analysts discuss the details of the proposal.
Question/Comment: Is this true?: The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm; capitalism is that kind of a system. (Milton Friedman) Paul Solman: Could be. But the…
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In the final installment of his series on globalization, Paul Solman talks with four graduate students at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government for their take on the issue.
In the third installment in a series of conversations about the impact of globalization, author P.J. O'Rourke discusses the role of the teachings of Adam Smith in today's economy.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman died Thursday at age 94. He was an expert on the free market and, as one of the nations most prominent economic thinkers, served as an advisor to several Presidents.
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