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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Tuesday, December 6, 2011

President Obama channels Theodore Roosevelt in his latest economics speech. The S&P gets into some political fare by putting the eurozone on watch for downgrade. Economy 4.0 looks at which countries have fared the best in the global recession. Attorneys General Kamala Harris and Catherine Cortez Masto want to investigate mortgage fraud. Costs to broadcast football games could shake up the cable industry. And we kick off our philanthropy series with a visit to the local Boys & Girls Club and an interview on giving.

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Where the money has gone

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What pushes us to give

As part of our philanthropy series, we take a look at how we think about giving to charities and nonprofits such as the Salvation Army, seen here in San Francisco, Calif.
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Charity in a down economy

A Salvation Army donation.
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