Marketplace for August 29, 2011

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Marketplace for August 29, 2011
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Ry Cooder on the protest songs of today

Musician Ry Cooder explores a number of genres on his new album, which was inspired by the current economy and the protest songs of the past.
Posted In: Entertainment
15

Demand for compostable products grows

But finding a place to toss them where they'll actually break down is difficult.
5

U.S. military looks to cut its addiction to oil

The need to maintain oil supply lines in combat puts soldiers at risk
Posted In: Oil
2

Vermont not spared from Hurricane Irene

Business owners in Vermont assess the damage from flash floods caused by Hurricane Irene.
Posted In: Environment
2

New economic adviser for Obama

President nominates a labor economist, Alan Krueger, for chairman of White House Council of Economic Advisers, as the administration focuses attention on jobs.

Music from this show

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A Candle's Fire
Beirut
Everything Falls Apart
The One Am Radio
The Matador Has Fallen
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi
El Corrido De Jesse James
Ry Cooder

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