What if we could boost the economy with longer vacations? Or with paid family leave? With shorter workweeks?…
By Dean Baker
A year ago, crude oil was trading at more than $100 a barrel. Now, the price of oil is down more than 60 percent from its peak. Gwen Ifill speaks to The Wall Street Journal’s Russell Gold to understand the…
By PBS NewsHour
As public demand for eco-friendly products increases, businesses rush to fill the gap with "green" products touting a lower carbon footprint. Spencer Michels reports on this growing development.
Concerns over high oil prices continue as lawmakers struggle to find production solutions. Two energy consultants discuss the factors behind the ongoing price jumps and analyze the trajectory of fuel costs for the near future.
The NewsHour's economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how the Middle East crisis is affecting the price of oil in other countries.
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