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Who should pay for public radio?

Apr 17, 2012
How do you think public media should be funded? Commentator Tucker Carlson says cut federal funding and let the listeners pitch in.
Posted In: public media, funding, public funding

China is not about to eat America's lunch

Apr 16, 2012
Commentator Vijay Vaitheeswaran says America's culture of creativity and innovation beats out China's state-run capitalism.
Posted In: innovation, China, clean technology, Industry

It's time to bring back professional courtesy

Apr 13, 2012
Commentator Randall Kenneth Jones says it's not only good for morale, it's good for the bottom line too.
Posted In: professional, courtesy

The high cost of the other American Dream, education

Apr 13, 2012
Commentator Leah Ingram is facing six years of paying college tuition for her two daughters. She has a suggestion to the government to help middle-class parents like herself.
Posted In: Education, college, Tuition, kids, Taxes

What's the rush?

Apr 13, 2012
San Franciscans have the dubious honor of being the best tax procrastinators of 2011. One S.F. citizen talks about her lax attitude to filing.
Posted In: Taxes

How to save for the year of weddings

Apr 6, 2012
Going to a wedding can be fun but going to multiple weddings in one year can get expensive. Marketplace Public Insight producer Angela Kim has been to her share of weddings and discusses her experience.
Posted In: weddings, Personal Finance

'Taxes are a fraud!'

Apr 5, 2012
Commentator P. J. O'Rourke says the sheer complexity of the tax code makes it one giant con.
Posted In: Taxes

Is it time to break up the banks?

Apr 4, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says the continued specter of 'too big to fail' compels nothing less.
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail, Wall Street, Dodd-Frank law, bank reform

I 'heart' taxes

Apr 2, 2012
Commentator Melissa Chadburn says paying your taxes shows you value your community.
Posted In: Taxes

Why self-checkout lanes don't work

Mar 30, 2012
Commentator Frances Frei says automation needs to improve the customer experience, not frustrate it.
Posted In: kiosk, customer service, Retail, checkout, automation, robots

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