Month: May 2008

Chicago Public Radio’s “This American Life” had a great program on recently describing the run-up and reasons behind the housing crisis and ensuing credit crunch.  Titled “The Giant Pool of Money“, it makes it a lot more clear how all of this happened. Very interesting and really quite entertaining, I recommend it if you have […]
I recently listened to a very interesting episode of KCRW’s To The Point that investigated the summer gas tax holiday proposed by both Hillary Clinton and John McCain.  It was definitely a very intriguing discussion about the economics behind the oil industry and the short- and long-term effects of this idea.  I highly recommend listening to […]