Marketplace PM for November 10, 2004
For the first time since the mid-1980's, the U.S. is importing more agricultural products than it exports. NAFTA plays a major role in this, as Marketplace's Dan Grech reports.
The New York City government is changing its laws regarding street vendor licenses, a ruling that would mostly affect new immigrants. Alisa Roth reports on why more established businesses are flexing their muscles ... to shut down the street vendors.
Consumer advocate Jamie Court sounds off on how the President's second term will mean a further division between government and the people... and how that schism damages consumers' rights.