Segments From this episode
The Department of Education the winners of the second phase of the "Race to the Top" program, which awards states that make sufficient changes to their education systems with federal funding. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
A study published by the National Academy of Sciences found links between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and a virus in the same class as HIV. Research for the syndrome was possible largely due to private funding.
Bill Radke talks to Lewis Hyde, author of "Common as Air." Hyde argues that current copyright laws are hindering people's ability to live and act publicly.
Marketplace's China correspondent Rob Schmitz visits the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, where corporate sponsors are front and center. Some American visitors find it gauche, but the Chinese seem unperturbed by all the corporate messages.
Marketplace for Tuesday, August 24, 2010