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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 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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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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Simon Johnson

Apr 24, 2012 — Taxes are set to go up for most Americans next year. That's a good thing, Simon Johnson argues.
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Dec 12, 2011 — Simon Johnson calls too-big-to-fail banks "a nontransparent and dangerous government subsidy scheme," which should be dismantled.
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Oct 27, 2011 — How do you measure the whole economy in one number? In the first of a series of videos we're doing with Slate, Adam Davidson goes shopping with economist Simon Johnson to find out the answer.
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Nov 11, 2009 — Economist and Planet Money regular Simon Johnson thinks it's time to break up the big banks.
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Feb 13, 2009 — On today's Planet Money, Simon Johnson busts a ransom note. Plus: A true banking thriller.
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Nov 11, 2008 — On today's podcast, an economist breaks down how GM got in so much trouble. Plus, Simon Johnson makes a housecall in Detroit.
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Nov 10, 2008 — Simon Johnson tells us where all that money is going. Plus: Laura checks in from the streets of Beijing.
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