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What you say, what you say

Sep 27, 2005
You write about Robert Reich's commentary last week on FEMA's bidding process. And about prefabricated housing.

Poverty: starting at the bottom

Sep 27, 2005
In a special series of commentaries this week, we'll ask two questions: Does poverty serve anyone's interests? If so, whose? Marcellus Andrews says poverty serves needs usually kept out of sight.

Housing numbers seesaw

Sep 27, 2005
Today the Commerce Department said sales of new homes fell almost 10% percent, although yesterday's existing home sales were rosy. Ashley Milne-Tyte is back on the housing case.

Iran's battle of diplomacy

Sep 27, 2005
Iran is turning to nuclear power for what it claims will be a peaceful domestic energy industry. The US and the EU are skeptical, and have threatened economic sanctions. From Teheran, Roxana Saberi reports.
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Something brewing in hops

Sep 27, 2005
The Pacific Northwest is the center of the hops cultivation in the United States. But growing competition from China has forced local farmers to look for innovative ways to cut costs and keep their edge. Austin Jenkins reports.

Rebuild what was blown away?

Sep 27, 2005
Should Gulf Coast localities prone to hurricane devastation be rebuilt and repopulated? Alisa Roth looks at one market mechanism that might have developers thinking twice.

What do airline pensions have to do with hurricanes?

Sep 27, 2005
Washington Post correspondent Jeff Birnbaum offers commentary on how every lobby group in the capital has put the words "Katrina" and "Rita" in their pitches to Congress.

Going up, going down

Sep 27, 2005
Some say Hurricane Rita could further squeeze gasoline supplies and cause price spikes at the pump. Other analysts predict gas prices may stabilize and fall to pre-Katrina levels. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Change to Win, what, exactly?

Sep 27, 2005
The founding convention of the new labor coalition Change To Win begins today. Seven unions, including the Teamsters and the SEIU, are among are the organizations that have signed on. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Ford, looking forward

Sep 27, 2005
Bill Ford Jr. has called for an alternative energy summit. Is the company looking at the bottom line while looking forward? Sam Eaton reports.

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