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Economic strategy in North Dakota

North Dakota has fared relatively well in the economic downturn. Some farmers and agriculture businesses there are trying to position themselves to be less vulnerable to the swings of the economy next time trouble arises. On PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Insect invades Italy

Italy is facing a new invader ? this one of the insect variety. The red palm weevil from North Africa is munching Rome's famous palm trees and is threatening to change the country's landscape. Megan Williams reports from Rome.

Global Politics

Peepli Live

The Hindi film Peepli Live is about two brothers in the heart of rural India who seek the help of a local politician because of fears they will lose their farm. The politician mocks them. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks to the film's producer Aamir Khan.