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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

How is the financial crisis affecting very-low-income Americans? And what is poor anyway? 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at Barack Obama and John McCain’s plans to deal with global and domestic poverty.

This Friday's Wiki-produced 30 Issues in 30 Days segment is on Health Care.
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Can This Economic System Be Saved?

James Galbraith, professor of Government at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, and the author of The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too (Free Press, 2008), talks about the financial crisis and what ...

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For Congress:

Jim Himes, Democratic candidate for Congress in Connecticut's 4th District, talks about his race against incumbent Christopher Shays.

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From the Hill

Gregory Meeks U.S. Congressman from NY's 6th Congressional District, southeast Queens, talks about the Fed's actions today.

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30 Issues: Global and Domestic Poverty

Shenia Rudolph talks about what it’s like to be a low-income single mother.

Steve Moore, financial columnist for National Review, senior economics writer for the Wall Street Journal and author of The End of Prosperity, talks about McCain's poverty policy with Andrei Cherny, co-editor ...

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Shenia Rudolph

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Shenia Rudolph talks about what it’s like to be a low-income single mother as a part of our look at domestic and global ...


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