- Rolnick says goodbye to the Fed
The Minneapolis Fed's most visible personality ends his 25 year career this month. Art Rolnick joins Midday to share his wisdom about the state, national economy and his ideas about investing in education.11:00 a.m.
Arthur Rolnick: Retires July 2010 as Senior vice president and director of research, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Fall 2010, co-director of University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute Human Capital Research Collaborative.
- Is America still the land of opportunity?
A panel at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival considers how the recession is affecting the middle class - and whether America still offers the possibility of upward mobility.12:00 p.m.
Arianna Huffington: Co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. Huffington is working on a book about the middle class in America.
Edward Reilly: CEO of Americas of FD International, a global communications consulting firm. Reilly oversees a monthly poll conducted with National Journal's The Hotline, which focuses on public opinion on national issues.
Ellis Cose: Author and contributing editor at Newsweek magazine. Cose is also an independent radio producer.
Thomas Wilson: President and CEO of The Allstate Corporation. Wilson has worked with Edward Reilly on a public opinion poll on national issues.
Ronald Brownstein: Political director for Atlantic Media Company. Brownstein writes a weekly column on politics and policy in the Los Angeles Times and is the editor of six books.
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