- Is the U.S. heading toward another recession?
An economy that grew weaker over the summer has economists and market watchers from Nouriel Roubini to Warren Buffett debating whether the nation's slow recovery means we're headed for a double dip recession. Are things getting worse, or is this just the new normal?9:06 a.m.
Charles Wheelan: Lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago and author of the "Naked Economist" column for Yahoo Finance.
Menzie Chinn: Professor of public affairs and economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He co-writes the Econbrowser blog.
- From the page to the stage
The Guthrie Theater brings Louise Erdrich's novel "The Master Butchers Singing Club" to the stage this month. The show describes the intersecting lives of a German immigrant and butcher and a sideshow performer as they settle into the small town of Argus, North Dakota.10:06 a.m.
Louise Erdrich: Novelist, poet, and author of "the Master Butchers Singing Club." Her novel "The Plague of Doves" was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in fiction.
Francesca Zambello: Internationally renowned opera and theater director. She directs "the Master Butchers Singing Club" at the Guthrie.
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