If you want to buy hard alcohol in Virginia, you'll have to head to one of the state-owned ABC stores, where vodka, gin and bourbon have a hefty mark-up. But the state is considering privatizing the liquor market to help the government through the recession.
Workers across Europe took to the streets to protest austerity cuts by their governments. But even with such a big show of solidarity, European governments will most likely go ahead with the budget cuts.
Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital platforms, Marketplace programs are heard by more than 12 million weekly listeners. This makes the Marketplace portfolio the most widely heard business or economic programming in the country.