Playlist: Whistleblowers

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Friday, December 17, 2010

How should whistleblowers be protected? The Securities and Exchange Commission will be developing the details on how to deal with whistleblowers, as required by the financial reform law. The government's spending bill failed to pass last night, meaning plan B will have to be put into effect, and that comes at a price. Ireland is struggling still, as Moody's downgrades its debt rating and makes it more difficult for the country to obtain loans. California takes the lead in the cap-and-trade carbon trading market. Yahoo announced that it will lay off 600 workers, but it may also need to get rid of its other web acquisitions as well to stay above water. And thanks to drug violence in Mexico, business leaders told the Mexican government through a full-page ad that the country needs to improve security before it loses more money. Here are the songs we played:

  • This Is Our Lot - Wild BeastsBuy
  • Like Dylan in the Movies - Belle and SebastianBuy
  • Are 'Friends' Electric? - Gary NumanBuy
  • Diplo Mix - RJD2
  • Wrapped in Plastic - Her Space HolidayBuy
  • Derezzed - Daft PunkBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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