Marketplace for Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Corporate America at the Shanghai World Expo

Marketplace's China correspondent Rob Schmitz visits the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, where corporate sponsors are front and center. Some American visitors find it gauche, but the Chinese seem unperturbed by all the corporate messages.

Copyright: How should ownership be structured?

Bill Radke talks to Lewis Hyde, author of "Common as Air." Hyde argues that current copyright laws are hindering people's ability to live and act publicly.
Posted In: Law

How to recall half a billion eggs

The FDA has recalled half a billion eggs due to a salmonella outbreak -- no small amount. So how does the FDA go about collecting and destroying so many eggs?
Posted In: Agriculture

Private funds helped push Chronic Fatigue research

A study published by the National Academy of Sciences found links between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and a virus in the same class as HIV. Research for the syndrome was possible largely due to private funding.
Posted In: Health

Winners of second round of 'Race to the Top' announced

The Department of Education the winners of the second phase of the "Race to the Top" program, which awards states that make sufficient changes to their education systems with federal funding. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Education

If there was a double-dip recession...

Bill Radke speaks to Gus Faucher of Moody's Economy.com about the potential of a double-dip recession and how prepared consumers and businesses are if it happens.
Posted In: Jobs, Small Business

July existing home sales lowest in 15 years

Home prices are way way down and mortgage rates are at record lows, but people still aren't buying. Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Housing

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Sweet Child O'Mine
Guns'n'Roses Tribute Band
Sweet Child O'Mine
Guns'n'Roses Tribute Band
Escapade (Album Version)
Janet Jackson
One Finger Symphony
Stereolab
Girl In The War
Josh Ritter

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