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Health insurance system in trouble?

Helen Palmer | Aug 29, 2006
The Census Bureau released its annual report on wages, poverty and health insurance today. The number of uninsured Americans has gone up again, and many see that as evidence the system isn't working. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Give relief money to the people

| Aug 29, 2006
Commentator Ed Glaeser says one way to remove the bureaucratic red tape that's held up rebuilding efforts in the Gulf Coast is to distribute all of the relief money directly to the people affected.

Reinventing Biloxi

| Aug 29, 2006
Steven Smith of American RadioWorks returns to the rebuilt city of Biloxi, Mississippi and finds a very different economy — and not everyone can afford to live in the new Biloxi.

Whistleblower takes his case to YouTube

Jeff Tyler | Aug 29, 2006
A disgruntled engineer at Lockheed Martin went on YouTube.com to expose a series of security flaws in a $24 billion contract won by his company. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Washington

Migrant workers in China getting a voice

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 29, 2006
China's economic boom is built on the backs of 180 million farmers who've flocked to cities. Exploitation of this labor force has been widespread, but in recent years migrant workers have been getting a louder voice. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Recovering from Katrina

| Aug 29, 2006
One year after Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast, Stephen Smith looks at how the pace of reconstruction can differ <nobr>. . .</nobr> even in the same family.

Post-hurricane lessons from London

| Aug 29, 2006
Business historian John Steele Gordon says public officials overseeing reconstruction of the Gulf Coast should heed the lessons of the Great London Fire of 1666.

Preparing for Ernesto

Dan Grech | Aug 29, 2006
With Tropical Storm Ernesto bearing down on Florida, Dan Grech looks at the economic impact when a region holds its breath in advance of a potentially devastating storm.

Report on poverty

Helen Palmer | Aug 29, 2006
The Census Bureau releases its latest study on wage and poverty trends today. Helen Palmer reports that while the economy has grown, some research shows the poverty rate has risen.
Posted In: Economy, Health, Washington

Boeing sees India sales taking off

| Aug 29, 2006
Given growing demand, the aircraft maker sees nearly $73 billion in sales to India by 2026. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Canada

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