Marcus Mabry

The World

This week’s agenda: China, health care, economy

Global Politics

China’s President Hu Jintao is heading to the United States this week and will meet with President Obama at the White House on Wednesday. Marcus Mabry, associate national editor for The New York Times, and Charlie Herman, economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC, discuss what they expect to come out of this meeting between […]

The World

This week’s agenda: lame duck Congress returns, unemployment benefits expire

The World

This week’s agenda: US officials head to China

Global Politics

Will the Greek debt crisis crash the global economy?

This Week’s Agenda: Trouble in the Euro Zone, Latino Voter Litmus Test for Romney in Texas, New Unemployment Numbers and Annan in Syria

This Week’s Agenda: Financial Concerns in Spain and Italy, Israel-Palestine Talks, Fragile Ceasefire in Syria, Romneys’ First Interview

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar-al-Assad ended a four-day-old ceasefire yesterday with shelling in Homs, just as United Nations military observers arrived in Damascus. How will the UN mission move forward?  Just south of Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Tuesday. Fayyad will deliver a […]

This Week’s Agenda: Holiday Retail; 2012 Economy; Euro Zone

Every Monday, The Takeaway looks at the big news stories from the week ahead. Christmas retail numbers and post-Christmas sales are expected to be stronger this year than in 2011. Heading into a presidential election year, voters will be looking to see how much the economy has improved. And the U.S. is not the only […]

This Week’s Agenda: Iowa Caucus, Payroll Tax Cut, Euro Zone Crisis

After an eventful weekend, GOP presidential candidates are gearing up for the influential  Iowa caucuses. Democrats on Capital Hill hope to pass a payroll tax cut in the face of Republican opposition. Abroad, the euro debt crisis continue to loom over the world economy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are meeting  ahead of […]

This Week’s Agenda: Euro Zone, Jobs, 7 Billion People

The markets responded positively to the news last week of a euro zone deal to try and turn around their two-year financial crisis. Marcus Mabry, editor-at-large of the International Herald Tribune, which is the international edition of The New York Times, tells us how he expects the markets to continue to go this week and […]

The World

This week’s agenda: 9/11, economy, Libya

Global Politics

It’s Monday, so we’re discussing news ahead for the week with Marcus Mabry and Charlie Herman.