| Aug 7, 2009
Kai Ryssdal talks with Megan McArdle, editor of the Atlantic Magazine Business Channel, and Mike Mandel, chief economist for Business Week about the mood of the country in regards to the continued health care reform debate.
| Aug 12, 2009
Charles Freeman, former U.S. trade representative for China, talks with Bill Radke about the World Trade Organization's ruling that China's limits on the sale of various media violates commerce rules.
Scott Jagow | Aug 11, 2009
Is it good news that worker productivity is way up? Should we be happy that companies are squeezing more out of their smaller staffs?...
Mitchell Hartman | Aug 12, 2009
Data from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says farmers worldwide face huge losses from weed infestation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Scott Jagow | Aug 10, 2009
Should hourly workers get paid overtime for responding to emails or answering calls after normal work hours? At least two new lawsuits may let the...
Sam Eaton | Aug 6, 2009
Cash for Clunkers was supposed to reduce the number of polluting cars on the road. But all those discarded cars are now clogging up junkyards. And disposing of them will be no small task. Sam Eaton reports.
| Aug 11, 2009
The economy lost 247,000 jobs last month, and that's a substantial improvement over earlier this year. But before we declare the recession over, commentator Justin Wolfers warns not to overlook the problem of long-term unemployment.
Kai Ryssdal | Apr 24, 2009
The need for charities and programs that provide food and shelter is growing, but donations are down. Kai Ryssdal reports on a privately-funded Meals on Wheels program in Los Angeles that's hungry for help.
Kai Ryssdal | Aug 11, 2009
It's time for General Motors to get back to the business of making cars, and we got to preview its newest offering: the Buick LaCrosse 2010. Kai Ryssdal talks to L.A. Times car critic Dan Neil about why GM chose to relaunch with such an old brand.