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August 28, 2014 | NPR · For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
 

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August 29, 2014 | NPR · The Obama administration is considering whether to broaden its air campaign against the extremist group the Islamic State by striking targets in Syria.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and the actions of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · An earthquake in Napa Valley this week brought back old fears for author Gustavo Arellano. In his anxiety he's revisiting the book A Crack in the Edge of the World.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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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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