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Jobs crisis and The Wire's David Simon

“Help Wanted,” a new series dedicated to America’s ongoing jobs crisis. This week, we visit Ohio’s Cuyahoga County to see how even people who have managed to find work are struggling with stagnant pay and decreasing benefits. Scott Simon also travels to inner-city Baltimore with David Simon, author and creator of the HBO series “The Wire,” to talk to young men on “the corner."
  • Massachusetts mandate update
  • Dying to get back
  • Help Wanted: Retraining America
  • Debating the Second Amendment
  • Financial literacy
  • Main Street: Findlay, Ohio
  • Behavioral economics at work
  • Economic inequality and mobility
  • Medical Devices
  • Main Street: Salinas, California
  • After Newtown: Gone Boy
  • Banned in Arizona
  • Can Medicare Be Fixed?
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Do No Harm and Danish Medical Courts
  • Ending Paralysis: New Jersey and Germany
  • A Tale of Four Tax Returns
  • The Long-term Care Challenge
  • Frequent Fliers and Healthcare Reform
  • Family Rewards
  • The Family Planning Fight
  • Crossing the line at the border: Update
  • Employment's new look
  • Money Matters: Life after Citizens United


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