Playlist: Tunisia and Egypt

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Monday, February 7, 2011

Egypt's businesses are beginning to recover from the political unrest there. Tunisia, meanwhile, having faced similar unrest recently, is now trying to rebuild itself after decades of corruption.

We heard more about AOL-Huffington Post merger, and what may be in the future for Ariana Huffington. Google's marketing executive in Egypt has been freed from detainment; the company itself has been walking the line of corporate interests and politics. President Obama asked the Chamber of Commerce to hire, and offered American businesses incentives to do so. Now that the Super Bowl's over, it's time to consider whether an NFL strike will occur this March. And we heard about how environmental activists are trying to change their marketing tactics to make sure people are truly listening. If you were listening to our songs, here they are:

  • Sick of You - CakeBuy
  • Spreadin' Honey - The Watts 103rd. Street Rhythm BandBuy
  • Knocked Up - Kings of LeonBuy
  • You Give Me Problems About My Business - The Mercury ProgramBuy
  • African Velvet - AirBuy
  • Egyptian Reggae - Jonathan Richman & The Modern LoversBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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