Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

This week, we're looking at how new technology is changing the American workforce. The series is called 'Robots Ate My Job,' and David Brancaccio of our Economy 4.0 unit is driving across the country without interacting with a single human being. Today, a look at self-checkout at grocery stores. A couple of congressional panels will look at the Military's push into alternative energy. And Day Two of the Supreme Court arguments surrounding the new health care law begins.

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A Southwest Airlines passenger jet prepares to land at Midway Airport on April 5, 2011 in Chicago, Ill. The airline has said it will follow other airlines in rising prices a notch to deal with high gas prices.
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Demonstrators for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant in outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building on March 26, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.