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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Apple unveiled the iPhone 5 today; that could mean consumers will see an increase in the price of data plans. More people are taking out longer-term car loans, but this may be a case of one size does not fit all. The killing of Americans in Libya over a YouTube video raises questions about the video site, freedom of speech and corporate ethics. A census study reports that the poverty level in America has stayed the same. Commentator Robert Reich says with the election drawing closer, he’s not sure either candidate for president can revive the job market as people hope. And when the long-term unemployed finally get jobs, are they socially and technologically behind their new colleagues?

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