Published on Aug 21, 2013
For many would-be entrepeneurs, the cost of opening a store in New York and other U.S. cities is prohibitive. But from coast-to-coast, the traditional model for retail stores is taking a new direction – on four wheels. VOA’s Bernard Shusman reports from New York.
Published on Sep 15, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish
Since white settlers arrived in the American heartland of Nebraska in the 19th century, less than one per cent of the original tall grass prairie has survived an onslaught of plowing and grazing.
The prairie is home to some rare species endangered birds, flowers, and butterflies, that do not flourish anywhere else.
Nebraska’s Nine-Mile Prairie was preserved by the Cold War, its borders which were once nuclear weapon bunkers.
The prairie is now preserved by the University of Nebraska.
Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Lincoln, Nebraska.
Published on Aug 9, 2012 by CBCTheNational
As big U.S. stores open across Canada, Amanda Lang finds out how one long-standing chain plans to fend of the new competition.
The Story of Citizens United v. FEC, an exploration of the inordinate power that corporations exercise in our democracy.