Marketplace for Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Episode Teaser Image
Today's show had the second part of our series, Food for 9 Billion, and looked at famine in Africa. Occupy Wall Street protesters were kicked out of Zuccotti Park last night. We compared the plights of the EU and the NBA; and heard how small businesses are lagging in technology. And Congress is keeping pizza and fries on school lunch menus.
Companies that sell frozen pizzas and french fries to schools convinced Congress to squash stricter school lunch standards proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Posted In: If the 1% had less would the 99% be better off?
Join us for a week long commentary series asking this question: If the 1% had less, would the 99% be better off? We'll hear from economists, academics, and the public.