Economy - Most Commented
Nov 9, 2012
The automatic income-tax increases and budget cuts scheduled for year's end don't all take effect immediately, so why call it a "fiscal cliff"? Because it gets attention.
Jul 11, 2012
Fewer than a million small-business owners would likely face higher taxes. And some would keep hiring anyway.
Nov 30, 2011
The American economy is sagging. Job growth at a standstill. So what's the best way to kickstart the economy?
Sep 7, 2010
Of 535 members of the United States Congress, what's the share of millionaires? Is it less than 10 percent, close to half of all the members of Congress, or two-thirds? The Globalist's Stephan Richter quizzes Steve Chiotakis, and tells us how much lawmakers make compared to the rest of us.
Oct 1, 2008
The Senate will vote on a new financial rescue package tonight with new provisions to pick up House votes. Scott Jagow talks to Steve Henn in Washington about what's new in the bill and how these additions could backfire.
Sep 17, 2008
What's up with the free marketeers in the Bush Administration rushing to help out the big firms on Wall Street? Commentator Robert Reich looks back at the last few years to find what started this mess.
May 8, 2013
Critics say immigration reform would cost the government trillions in safety net spending. Commentator Robert Reich says it would actually generate more revenue.
May 11, 2012
The value of outstanding student loans in America just past the $1 trillion mark, we sat down with economists Robert Reich and Neal McCluskey to discuss America's newest crisis.