Jan 23, 2012

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Research in Motion's new CEO starts today -- can he bring the BlackBerry back to dominance? European leaders have announced an oil embargo; they're not going to buy Iranian crude or products made from it. Commentator Jose Arreola shares what it's like to live day-to-day when you're undocumented. And in our latest installment of Food for 9 Billion, reporter Sam Eaton travels to the Philippines to see how they're dealing with the challenges of feeding a population that's growing exponentially.

Segments From this episode

EU, U.S. announce tougher sanctions on Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The hope is further isolation by freezing assets and penalizing the banks that do business with Iran.

Research In Motion picks new CEO

Jan 23, 2012
Thorsten Heins takes over the troubled company as it battles its way back against Apple and Google.

Secret keeps man on margins of the economy

Jan 23, 2012
But a decision on routes during a road trip forced Jose Arreola to reveal it to a friend.

State of the Union: Obama to accentuate the positive

Jan 23, 2012
Tomorrow night's State of the Union address will ride recent, positive economic news and offer job training, education programs.

Why Saul Alinsky matters in the 2012 election

Jan 23, 2012
Newt Gingrich talks a lot about labor activist Saul Alinsky. Who was this figure in modern American community organizing?

Philippines: Too many mouths?

Jan 23, 2012
Rapid population growth tests the Philippines’ ability to feed itself. And spurs a rethink on one of the globe's most controversial issues.

Research in Motion’s new CEO starts today — can he bring the BlackBerry back to dominance? European leaders have announced an oil embargo; they’re not going to buy Iranian crude or products made from it. Commentator Jose Arreola shares what it’s like to live day-to-day when you’re undocumented. And in our latest installment of Food for 9 Billion, reporter Sam Eaton travels to the Philippines to see how they’re dealing with the challenges of feeding a population that’s growing exponentially.

Music from the episode

Son Of Neckbone Beastie Boys
Father and Son Apollo Brown