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Letter: No flowers from Kai

Feb 16, 2011
In his final note on Valentine's Day, Kai Ryssdal told us he wasn't getting his wife any valentines, flowers, or any gifts -- just on principle. Listener Molly Bloom tells us how Kai's declaration affected her.

The Great Recession, and now 'The Great Reset'

Aug 3, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Richard Florida, the author of "The Great Reset." Florida isn't so sure the recovery is upon us just yet, but rather a "generational shift" towards a better financial and social system.

Obama's protectionism hurts U.S. trade

Mar 18, 2009
In retaliation for a ban on Mexican trucks using American highways, Mexico is set to impose tariffs on several U.S. imports. Commentator David Frum says it's the latest sign of the Obama administration's protectionist bias.
Posted In: Mexico

Affordable green computers to Uganda

Jun 12, 2008
Microsoft is working with the U.N. to donate three to four-year-old computers to an upstart company in Uganda to get affordable machines to businesses. Gretchen Wilson reports on the computer restoration efforts.

Kai and the Ryss Dolls

Jan 10, 2006
The China team has been able to peel away a slice of time for fun too......
Posted In: China

Erik Prince: Blackwater founder on the 'business of war'

Nov 18, 2013
Founder and former CEO of Blackwater, Erik Prince says "I'm done keeping quiet" about the War on Terror.
Posted In: Iraq war, afghanistan, Blackwater

For China, the Olympics are more than a game

Aug 2, 2012
China's government sees winning gold medals as a key affirmation of the country's worth. Athletes who don't come first can get a frosty reception.
Posted In: London Olympics, Olympics 2012, China

China's Rocket Launches to the Tune of "America the Beautiful"

Sep 30, 2011
Photo: AFP/Getty It's been a tough week for China's government. First, you had a terrible subway crash in Shanghai that injure...
Posted In: China, China's Politics, China's Society, space program, video, View from China

Letters: The non-organic future

May 11, 2011
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: responses to the question of whether organic farming can feed the world.

Financially planning for your children's futures

Nov 12, 2010
So how soon should you start making financial plans for your kids? When they are in kindergarten? Before they start school? How about even before they're born! Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.



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