The year ahead in economics Midmorning speaks with the Naked Economist about the case for a carbon tax, a year of bailouts and outcry over bonuses, and what the new year has in store for the economy.9:06 a.m.
Charles Wheelan: Author of the "Naked Economist" column for Yahoo Finance. He's a lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
Comedian Lizz Winstead on the politics of humor Comedy writer and performer Lizz Winstead brings her political humor home to the Twin Cities in her new holiday standup comedy act. She'll also explain how she broke into the elite boys club of late-night comedy writing.10:06 a.m.
Lizz Winstead: Comedian and the co-creator of The Daily Show and Air America Radio. She's a regular contributor on "The Ed Show" on MSNBC.