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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The vice president has been traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Congress is supposed to hold U.S. spy agencies accountable. But as Edward Snowden's disclosures revealed, intelligence officials have not always provided a full or accurate picture.
 

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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
July 23, 2014 | NPR · An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, explains why this tribal people left its village.
 

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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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Dean Baker

Feb 21, 2013 — Economists dream big: open borders, visa auctions or preferential access for high-skilled workers.
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May 7, 2012 — Guest columnist Dean Baker explains how many forms of investment contribute little or no value to society.
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Feb 6, 2012 — Dean Baker, an economist who predicted the housing bubble, parts ways with the pessimists. Predictions of a double-dip recession, he argues, are "wrongheaded and seriously counterproductive."
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Jan 10, 2012 — Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic Policy Research, explains why GDP per capita, the total GDP of a country divided by the number of people in the country, is such a controversial measure.
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Nov 8, 2011 — A guest post from Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
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Aug 26, 2011 — Economist Dean Baker expands his criticism of NPR's interview with economist Laurence Kotlikoff on the federal debt.
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Sep 29, 2008 — Listen to an op-ed roundup on the $700 million bailout bill.
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Feb 28, 2008 — With buzz about inflation and stagflation circulating, people are considering an economic plan B.
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