Playlist: Muammar Gaddafi's death, a "Robin Hood" tax

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Thursday, October 20, 2011

On today's show, we looked at the state of the assets of the newly killed Muammar Gaddafi, and how his death might affect the future of Libya and the rest of Africa. Back here in the United States, Occupy Wall Street protesters are being urged to demand a "Robin Hood" tax. Some U.S. senators are looking into a program that would exchange U.S. visas for those who invest in housing here. Southwest Airlines is getting caught in the volatile fuel market. Downturn advertising is creeping back into your commercial break. And Kai spoke with the director of the new film about the financial crisis of 2008, "Margin Call." Here are the songs we played:

  • Drum Babylon - Mux MoolBuy
  • I Was a Lover - TV on the RadioBuy
  • In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk HotelBuy
  • Gratisfaction - The StrokesBuy
  • The Way You Wish You Could Live In The Storm - Moonface
  • Brain Gallop - Stephen Malkmus and the JinksBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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