- Young and jobless
Hundreds of thousands of young Americans cannot find work or cannot find work that utilizes their skills.
According to September jobs numbers, the overall unemployment number is now at 9.1 percent.
We discuss the impact of and reasons behind the startling unemployment rates for the young.
Follow our live chat below.9:06 a.m.
William Darity: Professor of Public Policy at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy. He also has an appointments in economics and African and African American Studies.
David Gergen: senior political analyst for CNN and has served as an adviser to four U.S. presidents. He is a professor of public service and the director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School.
- Health insurers seek higher premiums
The cost of health insurance for many Americans this year rose sharply this year, according to a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation. We look at what caused the 9 percent increase.10:06 a.m.
John McDonough: professor at Harvard's School of Public Health and author of "Inside National Health Reform." Between 2008-2010, McDonough acted as Senior Advisor on National Health Reform for the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and was actively involved in the creation of the Affordable Care Act.
Stephen Parente: academic director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute at the Carlson School of Management.
- Midmorning rewind
A collection of sounds and stories from the week. This week, the art of the interview, why public radio has a narrow appeal, and the one interview that sticks out in the mind of a war correspondent.10:45 a.m.
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