Labor unions have called for a nationwide strike in France tomorrow to protest a new US-style labor law. The government claims the new law is necessary to combat the country's high rates of youth unemployment. Stephen Beard reports.
Coca-Cola has cut a deal with Wal-Mart for a big roll-out of Powerade, Coke's sports drink that's gaining some ground on Pepsi's Gatorade. But independent bottlers are worried the plan cuts them out of the action. Brian Watt reports.
One of the proposed reforms in a lobbying bill beging debated in Congress includes restrictions on so-called 527 groups -- the unregulated political groups that played an important role in the 2004 elections. Amy Scott reports.
Israelis vote tomorrow in an election seen as a referendum on acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's plans to disengage from the Palestinians. Unlike in other countries, the economy isn't much of an issue. Hillary Krieger reports.
The Senate debate over giving illegal immigrants guest-worker status pits the free-market wing of the Republican Party against the conservative base. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to Marketplace Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale.
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