Richard Fisher’s headed the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank for a decade. Next week, he steps down after leading the bank through a historic recession and a slow, steady recovery. He gave his goodbye speech Friday.
Going to school, finding a good job, opening a savings account, buying a home -- they're all parts of the American dream. But they might just be dreams for many in North Texas, where one in three can’t weather a financial storm that lasts 90 days.
ByJim Malewitz & Bobby Blanchard Texas Tribune•Feb 18, 2015
Would Tesla Motors stumble if it sold its high-end electric cars through franchised dealerships like every other car manufacturer must in Texas? Elon Musk, the company’s CEO and a champion of disruptive technologies, seems to think so.
Members of America’s middle and upper classes have preconceived notions about what it means to be poor. This hour, as part of KERA’s One Crisis Away initiative, we found out what going without is really like.
Research has shown that growing up in poverty can negatively affect the wiring – and even the physical dimensions – of a child’s brain. As part of KERA’s One Crisis Away initiative, Think explored how interventions during the middle school years can reverse those changes.