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Sep 11, 2013

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The rich are getting richer, but in different ways. Sports boosters can be great for a university, but their financial support comes at a high price. And a landmark environmental law comes under attack in California, as legislators complain the law has been abused.

Segments From this episode

This is not the way to remember 9/11

Sep 11, 2013
Corporate America still doesn't get it.

How the one percent make their money today

Sep 11, 2013
The gap between rich and poor in America is at its widest ever. But the way the rich make their money has changed.

Landmark environmental law under threat in California

Sep 11, 2013
Golden State legislators are voting on whether to weaken a key law protecting the environment. Many say the law has been abused.

The pros and cons of having a booster back your team

Sep 11, 2013
Boosters can be a big financial support to a college, funneling billions of dollars into athletics programs. But teams risk running afoul of NCAA rules.

Crisis confessionals: Feeling the effects of the financial crisis

Sep 11, 2013
Commentaries from listeners about when they started feeling the effects of the financial crisis.

Graduating into The Lost Generation

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Sep 11, 2013
Students who graduated from college during the financial crisis could spend years trying to regain what they lost during the worst recession in modern memory.

The cost of dismantling chemical weapons in Syria

Sep 11, 2013
It looks increasingly likely that Syria will surrender its chemical weapons. But that process isn't as simple as it seems.

Chief economist of Fannie Mae says three more years until recovery

Sep 11, 2013
Douglas Duncan says the economy today is “improving but it's not robust."

The rich are getting richer, but in different ways. Sports boosters can be great for a university, but their financial support comes at a high price. And a landmark environmental law comes under attack in California, as legislators complain the law has been abused.

Music from the episode

Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon