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In election 2012, a tale of two New York zip codes

Apr 23, 2012
There are hundreds of neighborhoods in New York City, each with a different flavor. Two of them, separated by Central Park, are known for their political fundraisers.
Posted In: New York City, 2012 election, Upper West Side
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Occupy movement gets into politics

Apr 23, 2012
Occupy Wall Street spurred a lot of political discussion. Now the movement is creating candidates for office.
Posted In: Occupy, Occupy Wall Street
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What Occupy Wall Street left behind

Apr 23, 2012
Zuccotti Park is empty these days, with no signs of another uprising, but the issues the protests brought to light in the national conversation still linger today.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street, income inequality
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The center of the financial crisis, four years later

Apr 23, 2012
A visit to the former offices of Lehman Brothers, the corner on which the financial system turned. Has anything changed?
Posted In: Lehman Brothers
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Today's Wall Street: Bigger, stronger -- and in Midtown

Apr 23, 2012
A conversation outside of Morgan Stanley, which lived through the financial crisis and came out the other side.
Posted In: Morgan Stanley
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In Illinois, voters hope election results will boost economy

Mar 21, 2012
Workers in Rockford, Ill., are divided on how much the auto bailout helped the local economy. Many hope yesterday's primary election might be the first step in helping factory areas in the state fully recover.
Posted In: Illinois, Chrysler, election
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The economic lives of two blue-collar voters

Mar 20, 2012
They differ on politics, but both see college as a way to help their kids do better than they have.
Posted In: 2012 election, Illinois, blue-collar workers, Education
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How can Atlanta spur economic growth?

Mar 5, 2012
Kai Ryssdal tours the new international terminal at Atlanta's airport and talks with Mayor Kasim Reed about how the $1.4 billion project can help the city bounce back to its boomtown days.
Posted In: Georgia, Atlanta
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Emory students look to the uncertain future

Mar 5, 2012
Soon-to-be graduates from Emory University in Atlanta discuss the four years they spent studying alongside a lousy economy, what they've learned since the financial crisis, and plans after graduation.
Posted In: Atlanta, Georgia, Education, youth
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From middle class to working poor

Mar 5, 2012
Steve and Suellen Daniels never imagined that in their mid-50s they would struggle this much.
Posted In: Georgia, working poor, middle class

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