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Today's Talk
Michael Moore: Screw You, GM

The star of Roger and Me and Farenheit 9/11 argues General Motors is getting exactly what it deserves. Tune in, and better yet, call in: here's how to reach us.

Mastering the New Economy: Survival Jobs
It's the job of last resort: low pay, lousy hours, but a steady paycheck. And in this economy, even the survival jobs are few and far between. Email us your survival job story.

God Is Back
Think modernization killed religion? Not according to John Micklethwait. He says religion is booming, and will tell us how it's changing politics, economics, and organized religion itself.

Yesterday's Talk
$1 Trillion Agreement Reached At G-20 In London
Following the agreement on financial regulations, President Nicholas Sarkozy of France indicated it represents historic progress. Host Prime Minister Gordon Brown celebrated the commitments to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. But does the G-20 matter?

Health Care
Green House Projects Let Elders Age In Homes
In the first program of our 'What Works' series, we take a look at nursing homes. Dr. Bill Thomas developed the Green House Project where residents aren't patients, but elders, and the elders live together in group homes.

You Tell Us: What Else Works, What Needs Fixing?
Talk of the Nation launched its series, 'What Works,' with a look at a proven idea to take care of the elderly. Now, TOTN and producer Sarah Handel need your help. They want to know what problem the show should tackle next.

Cross The U.S.-Mexican Border In 'Sin Nombre'
Carey Fukunaga, writer and director of Sin Nombre, got the idea for the film from a dangerous train ride he took — three times — through Mexico. His film's lead characters, Willy and Sayra, take a similar train trip when Willy flees his Mexican gang after a terrible crime.
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