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Donald Rumsfeld on Iraq

Jun 13, 2014
The former U.S. defense secretary shares lessons on politics and business.
Posted In: Donald Rumsfeld

Fashion soared as the economy faltered in the 1930s

May 20, 2014
Clothes made the (wo)man... even during the Great Depression.
Posted In: fashion, history
Caverns

How to survive the next economic collapse

May 14, 2014
Another total economic crash is all but inevitable. Here's what you can do.
Posted In: economic crash, humor
Ratatouille

Pixar: From 'Toy Story' to today

Apr 7, 2014
Pixar President and co-founder, Ed Catmull talks about the company.
Posted In: pixar, disney, animation

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel calls early ACA problems 'self-inflicted'

Mar 4, 2014
He helped advise the White House on health care reform. His new book looks at the history of health care reform in the U.S.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act

Meet Sylvia Day: The steamy baroness of book deals

Feb 18, 2014
Romance novelist Sylvia Day is making millions, and she's doing it her way.
Posted In: Books, authors, romance, ebooks

Fox News and Roger Ailes 'reversed the economics of TV news'

Jan 16, 2014
"The Loudest Voice in the Room" is Gabriel Sherman's new book chronicling the legacy of Fox News creator Roger Ailes.
Posted In: Fox News, Roger Ailes, Gabriel Sherman

'The Prince of Risk' and financial thrillers

Dec 25, 2013
Marketplace host David Gura talks to author Christopher Reich about his novel Prince of Risk.
Posted In: espionage thrillers, fiction

In Hollywood, big bets lead to big payoffs

Oct 17, 2013
In an industry of risk, Hollywood has to take the safe bet.
Posted In: book reviews, hollywood

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A new joint reporting project, “American Futures,” with reporting from Marketplace and The Atlantic, will take journalists on a cross-country trip to document the dramatic economic, technological, cultural, and social changes under way in small towns and cities across the nation. By adapting the long-standing American tradition of discovering the country through an extended coast-to-coast journey, and applying sophisticated mapping technology from the software company Esri, the reporting initiative will showcase the people, communities, companies, and trends that are emerging out of the past decade’s economic, technological, and demographic disruption.