Feb 2, 2012 From the Arab Spring to the Occupy Wall Street protests, discussions over income inequality took center stage this year -- and they aren't dying down anytime soon.
Dec 16, 2011 Freelance reporter Julia Simon describes her 12-hour detention in Egypt while reporting a story for Marketplace.
Nov 4, 2013 Egyptians hope new democracy will begat a new era, as Egypt struggles to feed its 85 million people.
Nov 30, 2011 In South Korea today, UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon warned rich countries not to shortchange their international aid programs as they cut their budgets.
Nov 28, 2011 Egyptians began voting today in the first phase of parliamentary elections. The country's economy has hit a hard patch, but not quite come to a halt.
Nov 28, 2011 Many plan to vote for a the party associated with the Muslim Brotherhood, whose charity efforts are well known to Egypt's poor. But some worry the Brotherhood may not make the economy a priority if it's chosen to form the next government.
Nov 29, 2011 We speak to the President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow. Reporter Mitchell Hartman shows us one place that was shaken to its core by the housing crisis. And what does the OWN network need to do to succeed?
Nov 22, 2011 Protests in Egypt continue today, causing the stock exchange there in Cairo to shutdown trading.
Jan 11, 2012 The country is set to have elections next week, but tens of thousands of protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square for four days to demand a quicker transfer of power to civilians.