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Monday, February 1, 2010 | 10:00 AM
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More voices call America’s staggering national debt a national emergency. Can Washington find the will — and the right way — to tackle it?

 
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Investment pioneer Peter Brooke on a half century in venture capital, and this critical moment in American finance.

 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Cheapskates, tight wads, and penny pinchers. We’ll look at the benefits, and costs, of not parting with your money.

 
Thursday, October 30, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Novelist Margaret Atwood turns her discerning eye to debt, to what we owe each other, and what makes us human.

 
Monday, August 4, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Hard-hit American consumers are turning to credit cards to plug their financial holes. Could the debt they’re racking up be the next shoe to drop in America’s credit crisis?

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Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Heavyweight Harvard economist Martin Feldstein on the economic mess we are in, and maybe, the way out.

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Monday, July 14, 2008 | 10:00 AM

The U.S .Treasury and Federal Reserve jump in to rescue the pillars of the US mortgage system: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

 
Thursday, December 20, 2007 | 11:00 AM

Warren Bennis has made a big name for himself over the years as a business management guru. He’s been an advisor to Fortune 500 companies and to presidents. Along the way, he’s thought a lot about leadership — what makes a great CEO, general, president. Lately he’s decided that it all comes down to judgment. […]

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Wednesday, November 28, 2007 | 10:00 AM

Tom Perkins, and the legendary venture capital firm he co-founded, has been a driving force in Silicon Valley for over thirty-five years. Netscape, Amazon, Google — some would say his firm built the Valley as we know it today. When Al Gore wanted to help spark a green technology revolution, he joined up with Perkins’ […]

 
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 | 10:00 AM

Former Wall Street hotshot, now Treasury Secretary, Hank Paulson is orchestrating a big banks “mega-fund” to help mop up the subprime mortgage mess — and try to get some of that bad debt off the books and avoid a deeper credit crunch that could still stove in the U.S. economy. The stakes are high, but […]

 
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Oct 24, 2014
Ottawa police officers, with Parliament Hill in the background, guard the area around the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Thursday. (Reuters/Landov)

Gunfire in Canada’s capital. Billionaire millions hit the midterms. Huge airbag recall. Ben Bradlee is dead. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Oct 24, 2014
Andrew (Miles Teller) and his often demanding conductor, Terrence (J.K. Simmons) in a scene from the new film, "Whiplash." (Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics)

The new movie “Whiplash”. The thin line between obsession and abuse on the road to greatness. In music, the arts…sports.

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Oct 24, 2014
Andrew (Miles Teller) and his often demanding conductor, Terrence (J.K. Simmons) in a scene from the new film, "Whiplash." (Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics)

The new movie “Whiplash”. The thin line between obsession and abuse on the road to greatness. In music, the arts…sports.

 
Oct 24, 2014
Ottawa police officers, with Parliament Hill in the background, guard the area around the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Thursday. (Reuters/Landov)

Gunfire in Canada’s capital. Billionaire millions hit the midterms. Huge airbag recall. Ben Bradlee is dead. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Explicast, Episode Two: Why Is Election Day On A Tuesday?
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

The Explicast is back for another round. This time, we’re looking at Election Day, and why we all keep voting on a random Tuesday in early November.

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Our Week In The Web: October 24, 2014
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

On comments, comment sections, and ROY G BIV.

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Introducing The Explicast: A New Podcast From On Point Radio
Friday, Oct 17, 2014

Confused about the news? Don’t worry: so are we sometimes! Introducing a new On Point Radio podcast: The Explicast. You can find Episode One right here.

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