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The European Union is proposing to pay poor countries to get them to sign a climate change pact that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Will the money be enough of an incentive? Sam Eaton reports.
The Obama administration is looking for ways to change the financial rules that got us into this mess. But many of Wall Street's financial giants continue to finance Washington lobbyists. Commentator Robert Reich says the influence of those lobbyists needs to be squelched.
A "Buy American" clause in President Obama's economic stimulus proposal would require infrastructure projects to use U.S. raw materials, like steel. The clause has created a gap between free-market supporters and manufacturers looking to protect domestic industry. John Dimsdale reports.
Marketplace for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009