Playlist: The mob

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Thursday, January 20, 2011

The FBI made a major sweep of the mafia today, arresting 127 people related to the mob families in New York, New Jersey and New England. But what kind of effect will that have on our already weak economy? Kai spoke to the New York Daily News' Greg Smith about it. Chinese President Hu Jingtao is already on the move from Washington, but as Rob Schmitz reports, he'll soon be joining the large pilgrimage of Chinese going back to China for the lunar new year. In India, health insurance costs only pennies -- we got a look at how that system works. Wal-Mart announces a new plan with the First Lady to make healthier food cheaper. Music sales are at an all-time low. Jules Kroll joins the credit ratings game. And Kai spoke to author Jane McGonigal about how playing video games can help change the world. Here are the songs we played:

  • Sick of You - CakeBuy
  • Magic Spells - Crystal CastlesBuy
  • Disco China - GoblinBuy
  • Diplo Mix - RJD2
  • Romance to the Grave - Broken Social SceneBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.


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