In many countries, today’s young women haven’t had to struggle for equality and on many levels women can do anything a man can. But is it safe to rest on our laurels? We chart the major triumphs of the Women’s Liberation Movement and examine women’s rights worldwide. ‘In parliament the MPs shouted “take her and [...]
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The European Commission says the region is too slow in getting more women into top jobs. But as it suggests legislation, are quotas the best way to help them up the career ladder? Guests: Jo Sawicki, Ranjana Kumari, Patricia Rochford, Houzan Mahmoud.
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www.nma.tv Asian-American students applying to elite colleges have a new strategy Don’t check Asian. They believe that the college admission process disadvantages Asians overachievers. Some even say colleges set a ceiling on the percentage of Asians in the student population. Is this discrimination? A study on data from 1997 conducted by Princeton sociologist Thomas Espenshade [...]
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Complete video at: fora.tv James Bianco, president of Bianco Research, examines slowing US debt growth to argue that a double-dip recession may be on the horizon. “What has been the big driver of economic growth over the last 25 years? It’s been debt,” argues Bianco. —– The Big Picture Conference presents James Bianco: Crisis Correlations. [...]
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Why is Bernanke being so vague about the Fed’s policies? Does it really matter? Does the US have any tools left in its toolbox? How relevant is the Fed, and when will the US economy start to recover? CrossTalking with Patrick Young, Martin Hennecke and Daniel Mitchell. www.facebook.com/crosstalkrulez
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Complete video at: fora.tv Saying “we do not have a short-term deficit crisis. It does not exist. We have a short-term jobs crisis,” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said President Obama “played on Republican ground” to his detriment during the debt ceiling debate. —– On Thursday, August 25, 2011, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined the Monitor [...]
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Watch the full Keiser Report E171 on Tuesday! This week Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, report from New York City on privatization drives, gold coins and debt deals. In the second half of the show Max talks to financial journalist, Teri Buhl, about the latest in the lawsuits against Bear Stearns.
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www.nma.tv After intense last-minute wrangling, President Obama and Congress finally approved a deal to raise the debt ceiling. But instead of celebrating, markets reacted negatively with the Dow shedding more than 500 points. Obama has argued that he inherited a bad economy. But three years in, he now has to start owning the economic situation. [...]
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