Marketplace for 7/19/13 - Detroit reacts
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Automakers GM and Chrysler were Detroit’s last big bankruptcies, but they were able to emerge from Chapter 11 in a matter of months. Detroit’s bankruptcy, a Chapter 9, probably won’t be as quick. And we look at some of the economic discussion sparked by George Zimmerman' acquittal. In some situations, do minorities in the U.S. have to spend more money than others in order to look more respectable?
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy
Kai speaks to Detroit resident and author Charlie LeDuff about how the city is responding to the news that is has filed to become the largest bankruptcy by a city in U.S. history.
Posted In: movies, big data
Movie studios are starting to use big data to help figure out how to make a hit movie
Posted In: Fed, Bernanke, Detroit
In what may be his final testimony before Congress as chairman of the Fed, Ben Bernanke says the central bank will wind down its bond buying program.
Posted In: race, African-American, Trayvon Martin
Much was made of the way Trayvon Martin was dressed as a factor in his being perceived as dangerous. Many African Americans and other people of color say they are very careful about how they are viewed by others because it can impact their ability to get a job, or a raise or to even be safe.