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Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are dominating the airwaves, but they aren't the only people running for president. Dr. Jill Stein is running for President as the Green Party nominee. She started her career as a medical doctor and is now campaigning on issues like the economy, education, and health care. Host Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Stein about her "Green New Deal" and why she says choosing a third party is anything but a wasted vote.
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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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Abortion Is Back In The Spotlight In Virginia

The state's current attorney general is overturning a ruling from the previous attorney general that would have shut down most of the abortion clinics in the state, and the issue isn't just about regulations and politics. It's also about money.
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A Startup Scene That's Not So Hot: Japan's Entrepreneur Shortage

A risk-averse culture is making it a tough road for fresh ideas and fledgling Japanese startups. But venture backers are starting to see some signs of hope that new tech firms will take off.

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