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Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88

Listen to our 2013 interview, in which Rumsfeld told us about his "Rules" and reflected on the invasion of Iraq.
Former Defense Secretary Donald, seen here at a press conference in 2005.
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3 Federal Reserve leaders discuss the need for diversity among economists

May 31, 2021
An excerpt from a Federal Reserve conference series about race and the economy focused on diversifying the profession itself.
"We want to be top form, and to do that, we have to be diverse. We have to be inclusive," said Loretta J. Mester, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
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What tax questions do you have this year?

Mar 19, 2021
COVID-19 made filing more complicated. We're here to help answer your questions.
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A year later, Marketplace reflects on life and work during the pandemic

Mar 15, 2021
We’ve all had to improvise to maintain our connections with colleagues, our sources and other human beings.
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Tell us how you shop

Jan 26, 2021
From online to in-store, an exploration of what we buy, why and how.
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Biden: Yellen needs a “Hamilton” musical. Dessa: Here you go.

Jan 21, 2021
We asked indie rapper and "Hamilton Mixtape" contributor Dessa to write a song about the first woman poised to be treasury secretary. Listen here.
"She’s 5-foot nothing, but hand to God, she can pop a collar, she can rock a power bob."
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What role can the Fed play in building a more inclusive economy?

Oct 13, 2020
The Federal Reserve is holding a series of events aimed at understanding structural racism in the U.S. economy and actions to address it.
Top Federal Reserve officials said Wednesday that they have a role to play in dismantling structural racism in the economy.
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Voter suppression, then and now

Sep 18, 2020
From poll taxes and literacy tests to strict voter ID laws and consolidating polling places.
Protestors demonstrate outside the White House in 1965.
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Bibliography for "The Economy Reimagined"

Aug 11, 2020
A list of the sources that went into making "The Economy Reimagined," a Marketplace special report.
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The Economy: What Now?

Jul 31, 2020
Marketplace presents three hourlong specials with hosts Molly Wood, David Brancaccio and Kai Ryssdal.
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