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The Greek parliament has approved a new austerity plan. What would happen if the U.S. economy adopted the Greek austerity measures? Today, a share of Apple went up to over $500 -- but it's still actually pretty cheap. General Electric plans to hire 5,000 U.S. veterans over the next five years. Kai Ryssdal talks to renowned sociologist Eric Klinenberg about biggest demographic shift since the Baby Boom, and to writer Abe Sauer about the product placements economy.