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A short history of oil: 1900 to 2010

Apr 20, 2011
Over the past century, the center of crude oil production has shifted across the globe.
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One year after BP spill, geopolitics of oil intensifies

Apr 19, 2011
All the easy oil is gone. Now, it'll be harder to reach, and to buy from unstable foreign governments.
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Era of 'tough oil' won't deter drillers

Apr 18, 2011
Nowadays, oil is tough to get, expensive and risky. Yet true believers in the oil sector say they're up to the task -- and have the track record to prove it.
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Some of America's best known companies and largest temp agencies benefit from — and tacitly collaborate with — an underworld of labor brokers,  known as "raiteros," who charge temp workers fees for transporation and other services. The result? Workers earn pay below minimum wage.  We explore the system at work in Chicago’s main Latino neighborhood, Little Village, in this special investigation with ProPublica and the Marketplace Wealth and Poverty Desk.

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