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Playlist: Foreign aid

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Wednesday, February 16, 2011

U.S. and its allies are quietly discussing an economic aid package to help Egypt make a stable transition to democracy. Meanwhile, there are still protests around the Middle East over widespread unemployment.

Rising wholesale prices in the U.S. are raising fresh concerns over inflation. Commentator David Frum tried to read between the lines of President Obama's 2012 budget. Major drug companies are finding success in Russia. Apple and Google are at it again, this time over paid subscriptions for digital media, and how much each company can profit from them. And we heard a letter to Kai about his no-flowers approach to Valentine's Day. Here are the songs we played:

  • Rock the Boat - AaliyahBuy
  • Tax Free - Jimi HendrixBuy
  • Be First - KabooseBuy
  • Des Yeux Roses - Bertrand BurgalatBuy
  • Selling Records - PregnantBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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