Friday, July 24, 2015
This week on Innovation Hub: Promises, promises. Author Micah Sifry explains why we thought the Internet was going to transform politics, and why it hasn't... yet. Then, former Microsoft executive Kentaro Toyama explains his journey from tech-enthusiast to serious skeptic. Professor Ian Bogost says that being always "on" means we now have more jobs than ever – a phenomenon called hyperemployment. And finally, on the 50th anniversary of medicare, Yale's Jennifer Klein lets us in on the bumpy, innovative history of the transformative social program.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
A hospital in Newark is $230 million in debt and struggling to stay open. There’s a willing buyer, but the state hasn’t approved the deal yet, and doctors are starting to leave.
Friday, June 12, 2015
The Takeaway explores the fate of one of the "Angola 3," we look at new sexual abuse policies being pushed by the Catholic Church, and a restaurant owner explains why he banned tipping.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Robots & Our Jobs (First) | Minimum Wage Push (Starts at 30:50) | Counterterrorism Expert (Starts at 57:27)
Monday, May 18, 2015
For hundreds of years, people have been talking about machines taking jobs. Less often discussed: machines creating new jobs.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Policy proposals to lower interest rates, increase employment, and bring money back to the middle class.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Saturday’s explosion at Indian Point; Skelos' replacement; the CIA’s former deputy director; the first American female four-star general; how to end unemployment; a new Harlem eatery.
Friday, May 08, 2015
Despite the high figure, the report included signs of sluggishness: March's already-tepid job gain was revised sharply lower, to just 85,000 from 126,000.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
If you’ve got an engineering degree, you’re pretty much set for life, right? Well, that might not be the whole picture, according to Rutgers Professor Hal Salzman, who argues that there’s entirely too many STEM graduates. And we get a peek at what the STEM job market is truly like, from a roundtable of students and recent grads.
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