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WAMU 88.5

Consider This, With Fred Fiske: Looming Food Crisis

This week, Fred considers threats to the global food supply and how higher prices and arable-land shortages are already affecting the world.

WAMU 88.5

Commentary By Andy Shallal: Local Businesses Say No To Walmart

Walmart is planning to open four new stores in the District by 2012. The company says it will create more than 1,000 jobs and offer discounted goods in underserved areas. But commentator Andy Shallal, chairman of Think Local First D.C. Business Alliance, says members of the small business community are opposing the move.

WAMU 88.5

Consider This With Fred Fiske: The Egyptian Revolution

This week, Fred reflects on his trip to Egypt last year and how the country got to the point of revolution.