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Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy not giving up on carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is pushing for a carbon tax to help fight climate change. But A LOT of people are pushing back. If passed, France would become the FIRST major world economy to institute such a tax. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Global Politics

McDonald's marks 20 years in Russia

Twenty years ago, Ukraine was still part of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev was still in power. The Berlin wall had come down. A bright new sign came to Moscow; McDonald's Golden Arches. That was 20 years ago this week. Analyst Masha Lipman reports.

Global Politics

The roads of life

Traveling through Nigeria, China, or Peru?writer Ted Conover learned a lot by being on the road?literally. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about his new book, ?The Routes of Man ? How Roads are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today.?

Global Politics

Iran's domestic turmoil

Iran's government is fighting domestic opposition. The opposition movement is having to adjust as the authorities have stepped up their crackdown. That's according to Kelly Golnoush Niknejad. She's the Editor of Tehran Bureau.