Marketplace for Monday May 26, 2014
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One in three babies are born by Cesarian section in the U.S., but the rates of C-sections vary widely by state, and even by hospital. Gigi Douban reports on how a call by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology for fewer C-sections may play out. Meanwhile, Facebook has just announced new gender options. Users can now change their profiles to identify as transgender, transsexual, trans-feminine and many more; there are a lot of options. And for companies, making the choice to recognize, and, even showcase different lifestyles is becoming popular. And, Marketplace guest host David Gura talks about beer and business with Steve Hindy, co-founder of The Brooklyn Brewery.
Author and co-founder of the Brooklyn Brewery talks the start of the craft beer trend.
Posted In: advertising, transgender
For companies, making the choice to recognize, and, even showcase different lifestyles is becoming popular.
Posted In: Fair trade, farming
A UK report says coffee grown under Fairtrade conventions doesn't always yield the highest wages for farmers.
"We don't like to call it suspended animation because it sounds like science fiction."
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