Dec 1, 2005

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Minimum wage

Dec 1, 2005
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks to host Scott Jagow about the economics behind proposals to raise the federal minimum wage.

AIDS in China

Dec 1, 2005
China's millions of migrant workers are the target of China's latest effort to raise awareness about HIV/Aids. Today, on World Aids Day, the government launched a campaign to educate migrant workers about the disease. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.

HIV awareness in India

Dec 1, 2005
The world's second most populous country is marking World AIDS Day today by trying to raise awareness about the disease... with cell phones. Miranda Kennedy reports.

More expensive credit

Dec 1, 2005
Credit card companies have begun to raise finance charges for unpaid balances. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at why.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC