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The Morning Economic Report
11:55 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Economic Growth in High Income Economies - 6/18/14

In an extraordinarily provocative article, writer Tyler Cowen offers a possible explanation for the continued softness of economic growth in high income economies.  While some have pointed to the impacts of technology and globalization on middle class incomes or the effects of de-industrialization generally, Cowen suggests that the explanation may lie in the "persistence and expectation of peace." 

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The Morning Economic Report
11:52 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Long-Term Unemployment - 6/17/14

A recent article by writer Floyd Norris points out that for more than 6 decades, unemployment in the U.S. was primarily a short-term problem.  Businesses would routinely layoff staff during slow periods, only to bring them back a few weeks later.  While the level of unemployment bounced up and down, most of those that found themselves jobless found work relatively quickly.  Few people remained out of work for as long as 15 weeks. 

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Public Commentary
11:47 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Josh M. Sharfstein, M.D. - June 17, 2014

Dr. Sharfstein is the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Previously, he served as the Commissioner of Health in Baltimore, Maryland and as the Principal Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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A Blue View
11:41 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Reducing Your Footprint While Enjoying the Shore - 6/17/14

The Chesapeake Bay is a playground in the summer, with people using this amazing natural resource for fishing, boating, even simply enjoying a relaxing day on the beach along its shores.

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The Signal
8:17 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

A Place of Truth, Fort McHenry Guard Fife & Drum Corps, and Kristen Toedtman

Poet Abi Mott is the subject of Barrett Rudich's documentary, "A Place of Truth"

The story of street-corner poet Abi Mott; a visit with the Fort McHenry Guard Fife & Drum Corps; and a studio mini-concert with Kristen Toedtman

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Humanities Connection
5:46 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

For Whom it Stands: The Flag and the American People

Takeyia and David by Sheila Pree Bright, courtesy of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

It seems logical that the exhibition, "For Whom it Stands: The Flag and the American People," would be mounted at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

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In The Bromo
5:43 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Vincent Lancisi

Vincent Lancisi

Tom talks with the founding artistic director of the Everyman Theater, Vincent Lancisi, who also serves as the President of the Board of the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District.

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Programs
1:04 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

"The Flotillamen"

Aerial view of Ft. McHenry
Credit VisitBaltimore

    

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. June 19, 1-2 p.m.
11:31 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Hogan

Larry Hogan

GOP front runner Larry Hogan, an Annapolis businessman, was the last to throw his hat into the ring, announcing his bid for the governorship in January.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. June 26, 12-1 p.m
11:06 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Brown

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown is the clear front runner in the Democratic race for Maryland governor. Ahead of next week’s gubernatorial primary, polls show him leading his nearest rival by a margin of 2 to 1. Brown’s resume includes eight years in the governor’s office, a tour of duty in Iraq as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, and eight years in the Maryland General Assembly representing Prince George’s County.

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