Host Scott Jagow talks to Marketplace Money's Chris Farrell. He says even though it appears things haven't changed much since the War on Poverty in the '60s, they have. <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/povertycomment/">Look at poverty with Marketplace this week.</a>
Everything Richard Conniff learned about office politics, he learned from watching apes. Well, that's not completely true. He's been watching wolves, too. And of course, lemmings. He talks to Lisa Napoli.
Today the AFL-CIO is holding a press conference demanding fair wages for workers in the hurricane rebuilding effort. Two days ago, the Change to Win breakaway unions had their first convention. Sam Eaton reports.
On Wednesday the White House announced it expects the hurricanes will knock up to a percent off of third quarter growth, but a recession isn't likely. What does that mean for you and me? Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
Key in Germany's still-inconclusive elections were German labor laws that make it very difficult for employers to fire employees. Alisa Roth reports that's making things tough for Daimler-Chrysler, which wants to lay off 8,000 workers.
Airlines operting in bankruptcy have asked airline unions to make millions of dollars worth of wage and benefit concessions. Marketplace's Tess Vigeland reports on what power the unions have to bargain in bankruptcy.
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