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Hostess is gone, but Twinkies are back

Mar 12, 2013
Two private equity firms confirmed today they're the winning bidders in the Hostess bankruptcy auction.
Posted In: Twinkies, Hostess

Power nap: Sleeping on the job

Mar 11, 2013
USA Today points out a 20-minute nap can give a big boost to productivity.
Posted In: productivity, workplace

TGIF: Company hosts Beer Cart Fridays

Mar 8, 2013
A health care employer in Florida has a great company policy: Beer Cart Fridays -- on the company's time and dime.
Posted In: beer

Hugo Chavez: Embalmed, for all to see

Mar 7, 2013
Acting Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said today that Hugo Chavez's body will be permanently displayed.
Posted In: hugo chavez

Boehner criticizes stoppage of White House tours

Mar 6, 2013
"I'm disappointed the White House has chosen to comply with sequestration by cutting public tours," the Speaker of the House said.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, Boehner, white house

In defense of clowns

Mar 5, 2013
Germany's Circus Roncalli responds when the leader of the German opposition calls the frontrunners in the Italian election "clowns."
Posted In: Beppe Grillo, italy

Warren Buffett's message to CEOs: 'Call Berkshire'

Mar 1, 2013
Buffett releases his annual letter to shareholders. He adds up the total percentage change the value of Berkshire Hathaway stock since he started running the company in 1964. You won't believe the number.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway

Founder and CEO Andrew Mason fired from Groupon

Feb 28, 2013
"If you're wondering why," Mason wrote in his farewell email, "You haven't been paying attention."
Posted In: groupon

CEO Jamie Dimon: JPMorgan 'benefits from downturns'

Feb 27, 2013
Things that kill mere mortals only make JPMorgan Chase stronger.
Posted In: Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan

Forget taxes, diet soda is real partisan divide

Feb 26, 2013
Diet or regular? A new poll shows soda choices are just as divisive as politics.
Posted In: soda, Coke, diet coke, Republicans, Democrats

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"Food for Nine Billion" is a multi-platform media project that examines the challenge of feeding the world at a time of growing demand, changing diets, rising food and energy prices, shrinking land and water resources, and accelerating climate change. It is a collaborative project of Marketplace, Homelands Productions, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and PBS NewsHour.