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Until just about 40 years ago, Bhutan didn't have any paved roads. Now, the country's first democratically elected parliament is making good on a promise to residents to build roads to the most remote of mountain villages. It's already making a difference.
Staples is offering sustainable paper products and compostable kitchen items to corporate customers. Helping corporations be sustainable is also a way to sustain Staples.
Christopher Davidson, a professor of Middle East politics, talks with Kai Ryssdal about how much Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is worth, how he got so rich, and what may happen to that money if he's ousted.
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