Economy/Labor/Biz

4:50pm

Wed November 16, 2011
Economy/Labor/Biz

Bringing down the banks

Under CC license from javacolleen. http://www.flickr.com/photos/javacolleen/6315826877/

The Occupy Wall Street protests have started a national conversation about how capitalism should work – or if it can work at all. But for all the talk about the problems with our financial system, it seems like few workable solutions have emerged. After several large bank bailouts, many people feel powerless. But others are taking action to get that power back.

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2:41pm

Tue November 15, 2011
Economy/Labor/Biz

How storytelling can combat poverty among young people

Panelists at Kidsdata and New America Media’s (NAM) forum on poverty among young people in California.
Photo courtesy of NAM

When it comes to poverty in California, it boils down to some pretty startling numbers: Last year, six million people in the state were officially living below the poverty line, two million of them children. And more than half of the state’s students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. This data comes from Kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for children’s health.

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12:00pm

Sun November 13, 2011
Economy/Labor/Biz

Barbara discuss How to Win Friends and Influence People in a Digital Age.

11/13/11.  Barbara and Marty Nemko discuss the new book, How to Win Friends and Influence People in a Digital Age. Plus call-in three-minute WorkOvers on callers

12:00pm

Sun November 6, 2011
Economy/Labor/Biz

Nora Bensahel on the present and future of military careers

11/6/11 Nora Bensahel, Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security on the present and future of military careers 

12:00am

Sun October 30, 2011
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cameron Herold tells how to create more entrepreneurs

10/30/11. Top-rated TED Talk presenter, Cameron Herold, on how to create more entrepreneurs plus call-in three-minute career makeovers 

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