Jun 18, 2012

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University of California President Mark Yudof discusses Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to leave the financial fate of the state's public schools in the hands of voters. Commentator Robert Samuelson says that pushing everyone to get a college education is doing…

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Should everyone go to college?

Jun 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Samuelson says too many students are encouraged to go to college who shouldn't be there.

Romney, Obama focus one-quarter of spending in one state

Jun 18, 2012
And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?

Roger Clemens found not guilty in perjury trial

Jun 18, 2012
The seven-time Cy Young Award winner was on trial for making false statements, perjury and obstructing Congress when he testified about steroid use during a February 2008 inquiry by the House Oversight and Government Affairs.

Online tracking hot on our trail

Jun 18, 2012
A new study says tracking on the busiest websites has jumped dramatically compared to last year.

What's up, Europe? After Greece, spotlight's on Spain

Jun 18, 2012
Now that the Greek election has passed, people are looking at Spain -- which may be headed towards a full bailout.

Greece survives its election, but problems still lie ahead

Jun 18, 2012
The Business Insider's Joe Weisenthal discusses the current mood in Athens, and when he thinks Greece's problems will begin to affect the United States.

University of California system in the hands of voters

Jun 18, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to raise taxes in November, with part of the revenue going to pay for public education in the state, including for the University of California system. U.C. President Mark Yudof responds.

Keeping up with the Henrys

Jun 18, 2012
Henrys -- High Earners, Not Rich Yet – account for 40 percent of U.S. consumer spending. But just when the economy needs them, Henrys are nervous.

University of California President Mark Yudof discusses Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision to leave the financial fate of the state’s public schools in the hands of voters. Commentator Robert Samuelson says that pushing everyone to get a college education is doing more harm than good. President Obama and Mitt Romney have spent nearly a quarter of their campaign money in Massachusetts. We hear about the mood in Europe after Greece’s election this weekend. And are you a HENRY — High Earner Not Rich Yet? You might not be the 1 percent, but your economic impact is still major.

Music from the episode

Babylon of the Occident - Instrumental The Shanghai Restoration Project
B For My Name Beastie Boys
Loud Pipes Ratatat