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Thursday December 4, 2008

Auto Industry Bailout

Will Congress dedicate up to $34 billion dollars for the failing Big Three Detroit auto companies?

Corporate Pay

The CEO’s from Ford, GM and Chrysler are offering to work for just one dollar a year in their bid to win approval for a government bailout of their companies.

The Saturn Auto Brand’s Failure

GM promised Congress it could recreate itself 25 years ago with the Saturn.

California Egg Farmers

California consumes more eggs than any other state, and the state is the fifth largest egg producer.


We talk with Pat Swinfden, who along with her husband Roger run the Swinfden Charitable Trust in Wingham, England.

Olive Kitteridge

We revisit a conversation we had with Elizabeth Strout, the author of the short story collection Olive Kitteridge, which is now in paperback.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

October 1 Comment

A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 37 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.

September 30 5 Comments

Bard At The Bar: Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Two English professors and longtime friends got the idea for "Shakespeare, Not Stirred" while having a drink together.

September 30 5 Comments

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

A psychiatrist and a psychologist have come up with nine keys to keeping an agile mind, including curiosity.