demographics

Politics

Behind the Egyptian Crisis: Resource Stress?

The ongoing conflict in Egypt has deep roots in history, religion, politics and economics. But journalist Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed says another underlying cause is a growing resource crisis--shortages of food, water, energy, and a booming population.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

The government of Liberia has commissioned a new pop song to raise awareness about the country's first census in nearly 25 years. The census gets under way today. Anchor Marco Werman has today's Global Hit.

Business, Finance & Economics

China's economic picture

China's economic picture is not as rosy as it might appear on first glance. The income gap between the urban rich and the rural poor is growing. And as correspondent Mary Kay Magistad reports, its time for China to rethink its export-driven economy.