Marketplace Marketplace

with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for 7/22/13 - Obama and the middle class

Eight years after laying out the challenges for America’s middle class, President Obama returns to Knox College in Illinois to revive his push for economic growth. The past eight years have also been some of the roughest for middle class Americans, if you look at a number of specific benchmarks. Also, is Detroit’s tumble into insolvency the future for other American cities? Or was Motor City just unable to reinvent itself, the way Pittsburgh and Cleveland have?

Listen to the episode
Download

From this Episode

Music from this Show

Browse the Show
Kai Ryssdal
Kai%20headshot

About the Show

Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital platforms, Marketplace programs are heard by more than 12 million weekly listeners. This makes the Marketplace portfolio the most widely heard business or economic programming in the country.