Originally published on Wed November 13, 2013 8:20 am
You can print out almost anything with a 3-D printer, from weapons and prosthetic hands to Yoda figurines and
On this episode of All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are still buzzing from the concerts they saw last week, from the spastic noise rock of Marijuana Deathsquads (webcast live from the 9:30 Club), to an intimate, joyful and humor-filled set by John Vanderslice.
Originally published on Wed November 13, 2013 4:11 am
Heavy Rotation is a monthly sampler of public radio hosts' favorite songs. Check out past editions here.
LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:
China's leaders have laid out a plan to wrest a bigger chunk of the country's economy from state control and turn it over to the free market in hopes of stimulating growth and curb corruption.
At the end of the four-day Third Plenum meeting, Communist Party leaders said that state ownership would continue to play a key role in the economy, but endorsed more private ownership.
Originally published on Tue November 12, 2013 5:32 pm
One of the men who oversaw the Federal Reserve's first round of quantitative easing is making a remarkable statement with an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal today.
"I'm sorry, America," Andrew Huszar writes.
Huszar, who was initially hired by the Fed to oversee the purchase of $1.25 trillion worth of mortgage bonds in a year, goes on to describe the program as the "greatest backdoor Wall Street bailout of all time."