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How an Illinois company does businesses in Iraq

Jun 18, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Jason Speer, President of Quality Float Works Inc.
Posted In: Iraq, foreign business

With Iraq back again, are we just hearing re-runs?

Jun 18, 2014
In defense of replaying an interview with Donald Rumsfeld.
Posted In: Rumsfeld, neo-cons, Iraq

Foreign banks ask China: Where's our copper?

Jun 17, 2014
In China, a warehouse of copper is used over and over again as collateral for loans.
Posted In: China, commodities, scam, loans

Travel company bets on learning over leisure

Jun 17, 2014
You’ve heard of eco-tourism, but what about political tourism?
Posted In: holiday travel, Travel, politics
China's Consumption Of Coal Steadily On The Rise

Coal's share of global energy is growing

Jun 17, 2014
BP's annual report on energy shows coal with its largest share since 1970.
Posted In: coal, fuel economy

The U.S. Supreme Court deals a blow to Argentina

Jun 16, 2014
The Supreme Court won't hear Argentina's appeal over its debts to hedge funds.
Posted In: Argentina, Supreme Court, global economy, debt

Iraqi and Syrian refugees are flowing into Erbil

Jun 16, 2014
How will the country handle an influx of displaced people?
Posted In: Iraq, refugees

Will the instability in Iraq flow to the pump?

Jun 16, 2014
What exactly goes into the price at the pump
Posted In: gas, gas taxes, Iraqi oil
Iraq-Unrest

ISIL gets rich in attack on Iraq's cities

Jun 13, 2014
The Iraqi Sunni insurgents have seized hundreds of millions from Mosul's banks.
Posted In: Iraq, ISIL, terrorism

Illegal catches hurt fishermen and fish populations

Jun 13, 2014
As much as a third of wild-caught fish imported by the U.S. is caught illegally
Posted In: fish, fishing industry, imports

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