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Wednesday, April 1, 2009 | 10:00 AM

With President Obama across the Atlantic for the G20 summit, we’ll ask Europeans how they see the way out of the global economic crisis — and whether America can still lead.

 
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson says the U.S. is still a prisoner of the financial industry, and needs to make a break.

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Thursday, March 19, 2009 | 10:00 AM

In a global economy in trouble, we’ll get the big view from India, with super-entrepreneur Nandan Nilekani.

 
Monday, March 16, 2009 | 10:00 AM

World finance ministers meet, but can they save the world economy? We’ll probe the G-20 — and the turmoil in global finance.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Australian Paul Gilding calls the economic crisis “The Great Disruption” – the moment when the Earth’s environment and the economy hit the wall, together. We’ll talk with Gilding and others who say it’s time to change.

 
Monday, March 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM

The CIA warns that global economic crisis could spell instability for Latin America, from Argentina north. We’ll ask what’s coming.

 
Monday, January 26, 2009 | 11:00 AM

The Atlantic’s James Fallows is back from China as America transfers power to a new president. We’ll ask how it all looks to the China maven.

 
Monday, January 26, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Uber-economist Martin Feldstein on what it’s really going to take to pull out of the trouble we’re in.

 
Monday, January 5, 2009 | 10:00 AM

With falling exports, closing factories, and fear of social upheaval, we’ll look at what China does now, with top observers in Shanghai and Beijing.

 
Thursday, December 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM

John Maynard Keynes wanted to save capitalism from itself. Now he’s back, in a big way. Economist and biographer Robert Skidelsky looks at the Keynes comeback.

 
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Students cheer and wave as President Barack Obama, not pictured, exits the podium after speaking at the University at Buffalo, in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, beginning his two day bus tour speaking about college financial aid.  (AP)

The inside dope on college financial aid. The way it really works, who gets what, and how.

Apr 17, 2014
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men burn leavened items in final preparation for the Passover holiday in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, April 14, 2014. Jews are forbidden to eat leavened foodstuffs during the Passover holiday that celebrates the biblical story of the Israelites' escape from slavery and exodus from Egypt. (AP)

In the week of Passover and anti-Semitic gunfire, we look at the history of the Jews with acclaimed historian Simon Schama. Plus, Pope Francis and the Catholic Church today.

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Harvard Business School is one of the top-ranked MBA programs in the country. Our guest today suggests those kinds of degrees aren't necessary for business success. (HBS / Facebook)

Humorist and longtime Fortune columnist Stanley Bing says, “forget the MBA.” He’s got the low-down on what you really need to master in business. Plus: the sky-high state of executive salaries.

 
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Retailers from Walgreens to Wal-Mart to CVS are looking to turn into health care outlets. It’s convenient. Is it good medicine? Plus: using tech to disrupt the healthcare market.

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One year after the Boston Marathon Bombing, we look back at our own coverage of the attacks and the community’s response from April 2013.

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