Marketplace for Thursday, November 29, 2012
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Fast food workers in New York walked off the job in protest of low wages. A new census study shows that the top job for men is in truck driving and more women are employed as secretaries than any other job. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on how people are getting around data tracking on the Internet. We get a look at the coolest new cars at the Los Angeles Car Show. Gil Kerlikowske, drug policy advisor for the Obama administration, discusses the future of the war on drugs. And The Onion’s Sam Weiner tells us what the iPad won’t do for you.
Posted In: drugs, war on drugs
The administration's drug policy after the "war on drugs."
Posted In: U.S. Census Bureau, census, Jobs
More women employed in secretarial work than any other job, but they make inroads in other fields.
Posted In: hybrid cars, Ford, Ford Fiesta, electric cars
Several new electric and hybrid cars were introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but high prices are expected to keep alternative-fuel vehicles a small part of the market. Ford's shot at efficiency: a three-cylinder Fiesta.
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