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A kinder, gentler office

Aug 4, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks with Ellen Wingard, one of the editors of <em>Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership</em>.

Door-to-door drug delivery

Aug 3, 2005
Why we take the drugs we take can seem sort of black and white: Illegal drugs are bad, legal ones are good. But not all illegal drugs are bad. And the way we get the legal ones isn't always good. We followed a guy on the southside of Chicago who sells the drugs people need for their health.

Time Warner's painful divorce from AOL

Aug 3, 2005
It was, and still is, the biggest corporate merger ever. Investors have seen the company's share price fall 82% since the deal was done. Today Time Warner said it'll pay $2.4 billion to settle a class action suit over those losses. Alisa Roth reports.

Reading the fine print

Aug 3, 2005
Not all of us have the patience to slog through corporate reports to get to the really interesting stuff. But Michelle Leder does, and host Kai Ryssdal asks her about what she's found.

Steroid problems that outlated a nation

Aug 3, 2005
Sports officials in East Germany were some of the pioneers of steroid use. Now, the athletes who hauled in dozens of medals are paying an unwanted price. From Berlin, Kyle James reports.

After CNOOC

Aug 3, 2005
CNOOC is now out of the running for UNOCAL; the failed bid was the biggest U.S. acquisition ever attempted by a Chinese company. Part of the challenge China's companies face is that they are run differently than their US counterparts &mdash; for now. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Torts for the EU

Aug 2, 2005
The European Competition Commissioner is set to announce a plan that will expand private anti-trust litigation. Stephen Beard reports on some Europeans' hopes to sue, sue, sue.

Staying ahead of the competition

Aug 2, 2005
Commentator Clyde Prestowitz is the author of <em>Three Billion New Capitalists</em>. He says to stay here we are, America is going to have to take a page from the competition.

We've got mail!

Aug 2, 2005
We hear from listeners on a symphonic leader, Citigroup's Sandy Weill, and losing industry to a neighbor. Send your comments to <a href="mailto:letters@marketplace.org">us here</a>.

What is poverty?

Aug 2, 2005
Despite rosy numbers from the Commerce Department &mdash; today we hear that personal incomes rose in June &mdash; millions of Americans still come up short when the bills arrive at the end of the month. From North Carolina Public Radio, Laura Leslie reports.

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