Emily Henderson



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Latest Stories from Emily (42)

Tax Bill 2017

The new tax plan could mean growth but if not, "then there's a problem"

by Kai Ryssdal and Emily Henderson Dec 20, 2017
If the tax bill does not stimulate economic growth, then "all we've done is increase the national debt and the deficit. Growth is the key to this."
Congress passed the Republican tax plan on Dec. 20, 2017.
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Why "lost Einsteins" are hurting our economy

by Kai Ryssdal and Emily Henderson Dec 5, 2017
Unrealized talent can have a serious economic impact.
“Lost Einsteins” are a group of people, including minorities and women, who could have become successful innovators but didn't have the right opportunities to come through the innovation pipeline, says Raj Chetty, a Stanford economist. Above, a Seoul, South Korea, exhibit of physicist Albert Einstein.
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My Economy

Becoming a food and wine "superhero"

by Emily Henderson Nov 27, 2017
"I'm in a place where I can make a difference."
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Should VR headsets be "ugly and a little awkward"?

by Kai Ryssdal, Sean McHenry, and Emily Henderson Nov 20, 2017
Virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier thinks so.
Visitors try out VR glasses at the booth of Samsung at the IFA Consumer Electronics Fair in Berlin on September 2, 2017.

The US Chamber of Commerce won't let go of corporate tax cuts

by Kai Ryssdal and Emily Henderson Nov 6, 2017
"If folks are going to stand in the way, then we are going to hold them accountable next November," Neil Bradley of the chamber says.
Members of the House Ways and Means Committee hold the first markup of the proposed GOP tax reform legislation in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill today.
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Move over, meat. Tyson Foods' CEO is excited about plant proteins.

by Kai Ryssdal, Bridget Bodnar, and Emily Henderson Nov 1, 2017
Tom Hayes says the company is looking at affordable, sustainable options that consumers want.
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Botox is a multi-billion dollar, potentially deadly monopoly

by Kai Ryssdal, Emily Henderson, and Sean McHenry Oct 31, 2017
The product comes from a substance so lethal that it could be used as a potential agent of bioterrorism.
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The National Association of Home Builders opposes the Republican tax bill

by Kai Ryssdal, Emily Henderson, and Sean McHenry Oct 30, 2017
Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders, discusses why the group is against the tax bill.
A worker helps to build a townhome complex under construction on May 15, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
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My Economy

After 13 years of teaching, illustrator and graphic designer goes freelance

by Emily Henderson and Robert Garrova Oct 24, 2017
"It's been fun and profitable. It's been moving forward," says Ron Hill of Cleveland.
A comic artist works on his computer.

Hollywood is dealing with a history of sexual harassment

by Kai Ryssdal and Emily Henderson Oct 24, 2017
Janice Min, part owner and former editor of The Hollywood reporter, discusses the industry in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations.
Janice Min says the Hollywood Reporter went after the story of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, but “nobody would go on the record.”
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