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Every once in a while we like to take a step back and look at the big picture. This week, the Sustainability desk did just that with "Consumed." Source: marketplace.org
Central Banks in several countries have agreed to lower their interest rates to make it easier for Europe to borrow. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte talks about how the European financial crisis is impacting the Netherlands. Commentator Robert Reich says the U.S. needs to extend the payroll tax to create a healthier economy. The U.S. is exporting more oil than it imports for the first time in more than 60 years. Some...
The Supreme Court made their decision on Arizona's immigration law. Much of the bill was struck down, but are business owners and undocumented immigrants still wary? We also look at what would happen if health care reform was struck down by the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, Miami's condo market is hot right now. Kai Ryssdal talks to author John Lanchester, whose new book, Capital, is about the housing bubble in England. ...