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Workers across Europe took to the streets to protest austerity cuts by their governments. But even with such a big show of solidarity, European governments will most likely go ahead with the budget cuts.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Eswar Prasad about the House's new bill that'll slap tariffs on countries that manipulate their currencies -- Target: China.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is a tough act to follow. Whoever succeeds him will have to figure out how to balance da Silva's expensive social programs with the country's budget.
If you want to buy hard alcohol in Virginia, you'll have to head to one of the state-owned ABC stores, where vodka, gin and bourbon have a hefty mark-up. But the state is considering privatizing the liquor market to help the government through the recession.
Marketplace for Wednesday, September 29, 2010