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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Feb 21, 2013 — Economists dream big: open borders, visa auctions or preferential access for high-skilled workers.
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May 7, 2012 — Guest columnist Dean Baker explains how many forms of investment contribute little or no value to society.
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Feb 6, 2012 — Dean Baker, an economist who predicted the housing bubble, parts ways with the pessimists. Predictions of a double-dip recession, he argues, are "wrongheaded and seriously counterproductive."
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Jan 10, 2012 — Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic Policy Research, explains why GDP per capita, the total GDP of a country divided by the number of people in the country, is such a controversial measure.
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Nov 8, 2011 — A guest post from Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
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Aug 26, 2011 — Economist Dean Baker expands his criticism of NPR's interview with economist Laurence Kotlikoff on the federal debt.
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Sep 29, 2008 — Listen to an op-ed roundup on the $700 million bailout bill.
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Feb 28, 2008 — With buzz about inflation and stagflation circulating, people are considering an economic plan B.
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