PRI's The World: 12/04/2013Why Russians put up with widespread government surveillance. How security experts try to stay one step ahead of al-Qaeda bombmakers. And World Cup soccer gets a new ball.
PRI's The World: 12/03/2013How scientists are training for the task of moving Syria's chemical weapons through a war zone. Also, the editor of The Guardian newspaper in Britain is grilled by lawmakers about publishing the documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Plus, a fungus eating away at coffee crops in Central and South America has coffee shops in New England worried.
PRI's The World: 12/02/2013What the protests on the streets of Ukraine mean to the US, the EU and Russia. Also, how China's push to make Mandarin the national language could mean the end for the country's many minority languages. Plus, the many forms and global influences of yoga.
The Gross Domestic Product doesn?t count volunteer work at all, and that includes unpaid care-giving for a sick loved one. But with such high costs for elderly home care, there?s often no alternative, as Marketplace?s Chris Farrell says.