Marketplace for Monday, April 7, 2008
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Protests around the Olympic torch have focused the world's attention on Tibet, but discontent is rippling through other parts of China, too. In Xinjiang province, Muslim Uighurs are also asking for religious freedom and economic opportunity. Scott Tong reports.
Whoever is declared the winner of Zimbabwe's presidential election will have his hands full dealing with the nation's shattered economy. Kai Ryssdal talks with economist Tony Hawkins in Harare, Zimbabwe, about the job ahead.
A growing movement is calling for a national service program that would require younger Americans to spend a year in the military or community service. But so far, says commentator and potential national service draftee Ben Casnocha, proponents are sending mixed messages.