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541 03/21/2018: America, meet your new Fed Chair2018-03-21 15:00:00
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542 03/20/2018: "It takes a crisis to get Congress to act"2018-03-20 15:00:00
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543 03/19/2018: Ben, Hank and Tim2018-03-19 15:00:00
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544 03/16/2018: What minty fresh hell is this?2018-03-16 15:00:00
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545 Bonus: Make Me Smart is back2018-03-16 08:32:10
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546 03/15/2018: A match made at Bear Stearns2018-03-15 15:00:00
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547 03/14/2018: Bear Stearns fell 10 years ago today2018-03-14 15:00:00
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548 03/13/2018: What "America First" looks like2018-03-13 15:00:00
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549 03/12/2018: There aren't a lot of constants left in America right now2018-03-12 06:00:00
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550 03/09/2018: Why are tariffs going up in a booming job market?2018-03-09 15:00:00
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551 03/08/2018: Suppose they gave a trade war and nobody came?2018-03-08 15:00:00
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552 03/07/2018: Economic policy is hard2018-03-07 15:00:00
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553 03/06/2018: Tariffs have winners and losers2018-03-06 15:00:00
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554 03/05/2018: Making sense of Trump's new tariffs2018-03-05 15:00:00
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555 03/02/2018: Trade wars are actually not good or easy to win2018-03-02 15:00:00
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03/02/2018: Trade wars are actually not good or easy to win

What do you say about a week where the president of the United States, without any indication that the decision had been thought through by policy experts, announces trade tariffs that leave basically every constituent part of the global economy going, "Wait, what?" Here, we call it Friday. We'll talk about President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariff announcement, his tweet about trade wars being "good and easy to win," and what Canada, our biggest importer of those metals, thinks about all this. Plus: The Oscars are this weekend, and it's one of the biggest moments yet for #MeToo. But let's turn our attention to another industry, finance, where women arrived at the workplace in the '80s and '90s to find terrible harassment. …read more

556 03/01/2018: Uh, what's going on?2018-03-01 15:00:00
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557 02/28/2018: How much can the government tell a company what to think?2018-02-28 15:00:00
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558 02/27/2018: A conversation with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin2018-02-27 15:00:00
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559 02/26/2018: The post-America economy2018-02-26 15:00:00
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560 02/23/2018: The NRA's brand trouble2018-02-23 15:00:00
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