Is The Recession Over?

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Bonuses are back on Wall St: Daniel Gross of Newsweek and BusinessWeek's Diane Brady look at why banks may be back to their old ways. And: following up on Iran; the condo glut in Williamsburg; and continued coverage of the Sotomayor hearings and the NAACP Convention.

See our map on halted development and help us pin-point more!

Cast your vote for our Uncommon Economic Indicators Video Contest semi-finalists!


Diane Brady and Daniel Gross

Bonuses Are Back on Wall Street

Daniel Gross of Newsweek and BusinessWeek's Diane Brady discuss the startling profits at Goldman Sachs, the return of big bonuses at AIG, and whether the business of banking has really changed at all.

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Voices from the NAACP Convention

Throughout the show, producer Jody Avirgan speaks with guests at the NAACP centennial convention in midtown, including U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI).

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Unrest in Iran: Behind The Scenes

It's been over a month since the disputed Iranian elections, and the unrest continues. Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History at George Mason University and author of The Reign of the Ayatollahs: Iran and the Islamic Revolution; Roger Cohen, columnist with the International Herald Tribune and the ...


Lani Guinier on Sotomayor

Lani Guinier, civil rights scholar, Bennet Boskey professor of law at Harvard University Law School and author of the forthcoming Meritocracy Inc.: How Wealth Became Merit, Class Became Race, and College Education Became a Gift from the Poor to the Rich, talks about recent Supreme Court decisions and the ...

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Stalled Development

Construction projects are stalling around the city and condos are sitting unoccupied. Your Uncommon Economic Indicators project is rolling out a new map, Halted Development, to pin point where it's happening and we need your help. Click here to tell us about stalled residential construction or unoccupied condos. ...

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Halted Development

Drastic changes in the economy have ground many developers' plans to a halt in the New York City metro region. We're tracking cranes on pause as the latest chapter of our project, Your Uncommon Economics Indicators. Help us map and photograph the empty condos, half-baked luxury high rises and stalled ...

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