- Obama's economic stimulus plan
All eyes are on President-Elect Barack Obama's new economic team, and their plans to navigate the unprecedented financial crisis.9:06 a.m.
Stan Collender: Managing director for Qorvis Communications. He writes a column on budget issues for Roll Call, and contributes to the economics blog Capital Gains and Games.
Menzie Chinn: Professor of public affairs and economics at the University of Wisconsin. He co-writes the Econbrowser blog.
- Mental illness in fiction
In her new novel "black box," author Julie Schumacher explores the impact of mental illness on a teenage girl, as seen through the eyes of her younger sister.10:06 a.m.
Julie Schumacher: is the director of the creative writing program and a professor of English at the University of Minnesota, and the author of several books for young adult readers. Her latest YA novel is "Black box."
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