politics http://apr.org en Movie-Theater Shootings Put Presidential Politics On Hold http://apr.org/post/movie-theater-shootings-put-presidential-politics-hold <strong>(Updated @ 1:11 pm ET)</strong><p>As deeply as the mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., shocked the national conscience, they also quickly affected the U.S. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:02:00 +0000 Frank James 14918 at http://apr.org Movie-Theater Shootings Put Presidential Politics On Hold Six Policies Economists Love (And Politicians Hate) http://apr.org/post/six-policies-economists-love-and-politicians-hate Tuesday's show presented the common-sense, no-nonsense Planet Money economic plan — backed by economists of all stripes, but probably toxic to any candidate that might endorse it.<p>You can still <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/07/18/156928675/episode-387-the-no-brainer-economic-platform" target="_blank">listen to the show</a>, but we've had some requests for a post with our six-step plan spelled out in brief.<p>So here they are, along with a few words about each of the economists who helped craft it:<p><p><h3>The proposals</h3><p><strong>One:</strong> Eliminate the mortgage tax d Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:46:55 +0000 National Public Media 14866 at http://apr.org Six Policies Economists Love (And Politicians Hate) Current Program Headlines http://apr.org/post/current-program-headlines <script language="JavaScript" src="http://feed2js.org//feed2js.php?src=http%3A%2F%2Frss.dw.de%2Fxml%2Fpodcast_inside-europe&chan=title&num=5&desc=1&utf=y&pc=y" charset="UTF-8" type="text/javascript"></script><noscript> <a href="http://feed2js.org//feed2js.php?src=http%3A%2F%2Frss.dw.de%2Fxml%2Fpodcast_inside-europe&chan=title&num=5&desc=1&utf=y&pc=y&html=y">View RSS feed</a> </noscript> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 21:42:06 +0000 Deutsche Welle 1222 at http://apr.org Current Program Headlines