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Reich on America's competitiveness

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 20, 2006
Kai Ryssdal discusses the China fear factor with former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. Is America losing its competitive advantage?

Evo Morales

Dan Grech | Jan 20, 2006
Evo Morales is to be sworn in this weekend as Bolivia's first indigenous president. Dan Grech looks at how the left-leaning Morales is likely to impact the economy, in both his country and the Americas as a whole.
Posted In: Canada

What's in a name?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jan 20, 2006
Many young actors in Britain are steering clear of the country's actors union because they've already invested too much in marketing themselves under their own names. Ashely Milne-Tyte reports.

The reliability of computerized exchanges

Amy Scott | Jan 20, 2006
While the NASDAQ and the Japanese stock market attempt to sort out the computer glitches that have disrupted trading recently, some market watchers are starting to question the headlong rush to computerized trading. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Google's government subpoena

Bob Moon | Jan 20, 2006
The government has subpoenaed records from Google as part of efforts to crack down on Internet pornography. Bob Moon looks at the impact the move is likely to have on search engines and Web portals.

Energy manipulation

Alisa Roth | Jan 20, 2006
New government rules out this week are designed to prevent Enron-style interference in energy markets. But are they really enough? Alisa Roth has more.

I want my ESPN

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jan 20, 2006
Some lawmakers are balking at "family-friendly" packages of TV programming that cable companies and others are offering, because they don't include sports channels. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Sports

Maine law requires electronics recycling

Sam Eaton | Jan 20, 2006
A new law in Maine requires manufacturers to pick up the cost of recycling old TVs and computer monitors. Sam Eaton looks at whether other states are considering similar laws, and how the TV and computer industries are reacting to the trend.

Tequila deal

Brian Watt | Jan 20, 2006
The US and Mexico have reached a deal that will have tequila fans in the US reaching for the salt and lime. Brian Watt has more.
Posted In: Canada

The Job Files: Park Keeper

| Jan 20, 2006
Today's installment of the job files looks at Ken Mitchell, who maintains the skating rinks for Minneapolis' city parks.