Business, Economics and Jobs

Environment

Green jobs for blue collar votes

The leading candidates for president are all counting on clean energy to create new jobs. But will those political promises come to pass? Living on Earth's Jeff Young says the election year battleground state of Ohio could offer some answers.

Environment

Economy of green

Creating green jobs in the next decade will spur the American economy towards future growth. That's according to Dr. Joseph Stiglitz, a 2001 Nobel Prize winner and economics professor at Columbia University, who talked with host Steve Curwood.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Lawrence Lessig

Stanford law professor and web icon Lawrence Lessig talks to Faith about why he's decided to set aside his fight to ease online copyright restrictions to tackle corruption and the influence of money in politics.

Environment

China's water battle

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Mary-Kay Magistad in Beijing about China's water problems: officials have redirected water from several Chinese provinces to the capital, Beijing, to prepare for this summer's Olympics

Business, Economics and Jobs

Wheat prices soar

Michael Pollan about the worry over world wheat supplies; the price of wheat has soared to record highs recently and meanwhile the World Food Program of the United Nations is warning that expensive wheat could soon force the agency

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