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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Central American presidents met with President Obama, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Sayed Kashua is an Arab who writes novels in Hebrew and a sitcom in Arabic. A contradiction? Maybe. But his newest book is a good look at an often-overlooked segment of the Israeli population.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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The Future of Capitalism

Aug 3, 2009 — The global financial storm has spawned calls for economic reform —- especially in the United States. Experts see America's lightly regulated, dynamic style of capitalism moving toward a slower-growing, more stable model.
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Jul 14, 2009 — The No. 1 problem entrepreneurs face is getting enough money to fund their ideas. Attracting capital during the worst recession in decades is even tougher. So, entrepreneurs with big ideas are increasingly turning to the entity that's still spending: the federal government.
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Jul 8, 2009 — Should corporate directors have forestalled crisis in the financial sector? Critics are calling for stronger corporate governance and more financial expertise on boards of directors.
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Jul 6, 2009 — These days, almost anytime someone borrows money, the debt gets repackaged into a security that can be bought or sold like a stock. Critics say abuses in the securitization market helped bring the housing meltdown. Overhauling that industry is on the Obama administration's agenda.
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Jun 23, 2009 — The steps taken to prevent an economic collapse have challenged longstanding assumptions about the operation of modern free-market capitalism championed by Adam Smith, and the role of the government in the economy.
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